Summer
Intensive 2019

Summer <br>Intensive 2019

Summer Intensive 2019

Artistry Lives Here

Ages 11+

 

The Orlando Ballet School Summer Intensive Programs are for intermediate to advanced students ages 11 and up. Our summer program places strong emphasis on ballet technique training while incorporating supplementary classes in character, pointe, variations, modern, jazz, men’s, partnering and nutrition. View a complete list of Orlando Ballet School full-time faculty here. All programs will have additional guest faculty throughout the intensives in addition to our wonderful OBS faculty. A series of optional excursions & field trips will be offered so students will have the opportunity to experience all Orlando, Florida has to offer.

 

 

 

FUNDED IN PART BY

 

Summer Intensive Program Information

Orlando 2-Week Summer Intensive   |   June 10-22, 2019

Tuition only: $1,200  |  Tuition + Housing: $2,600

 

Orlando 3- Week Summer Intensive 1  |   June 24-July 13, 2019

Tuition only: $1,785  |  Tuition + Housing: $3,600

Includes 1 workshop*

 

Orlando 3- Week Summer Intensive 2  |   July 15-August 3, 2019

Tuition only: $1,785  |  Tuition + Housing: $3,600

Includes 1 workshop*

 

Orlando 6- Week Summer Intensive  |   June 24-August 3, 2019

Tuition only: $3,420  |  Tuition + Housing: $6,900

Includes 2 workshop*

 

*Workshop included in tuition cost, programming is to be determined.

 

Interested in being a Resident Assistant for Orlando Ballet School's Summer Intensive?

All applicants must audition for and be accepted to the OBS Summer Program. Applicants must be age 18 prior to January 1, 2019. For more information please reference the FAQ sheet below. To apply please fill out the application below.

 

RESIDENT ASSISTANT APPLICATION

 

RESIDENT ASSISTANT INFORMATION (FAQs)

 

Application Deadline: 3/15/19.

Audition Tour

 

REGISTER HERE

 

Bring a head shot and an arabesque shot.

Audition dates/times subject to change

*Orlando Ballet Artistic Director, Robert Hill will be attending this audition.

 

$30 Online Pre-Registration

Pre-register below!

 

$40 Walk-Up Registration

Fee payable in cash or check made out to Orlando Ballet, Inc.

Audition Tour Dates

Nashville Ballet
Nashville, TN  |  Saturday, January 5
12:00pm Registration
12:30pm-2:00pm Audition

 

Houston Ballet
Houston, TX  |  Sunday, January 6

Summer Intensive Audition

11:00am Registration
12:00pm-1:30pm Audition

 

Orlando Ballet Company Audition*

12:30pm Registration
1:30pm-3:00pm Audition

 

The Rock School
Philadelphia, PA  |  Sunday, January 6
10:30am Registration
11:00am-12:30pm Audition

 

Maryland Youth Ballet
Silver Spring, MD  |  Saturday, January 12
4:30pm Registration
5:00pm-6:30pm Audition

 

Ballet Met
Columbus, OH  |  Sunday, January 13
4:00pm Registration
4:30pm-6:00pm Audition

 

Ballet Academy of Charleston
Charleston, SC  |  Saturday, January 19
1:30pm Registration
2:00pm-3:30pm Audition

 

Boston Ballet
Boston, MA   |  Sunday, January 20
1:30pm Registration
2:00pm-3:30pm Audition

*CANCELED, any pre-registered students should contact the Summer Intensive Coordinator at [email protected] to make alternate audition arrangements.

 

Pittsburgh Ballet
Pittsburgh, PA  |  Monday, January 21
1:00pm Registration
1:30pm-3:00pm Audition

*OBS is monitoring weather conditions for this weekend and will post an update online should we need to make any changes due to inclement weather. Please check the website for the most up to date status regarding audition schedules.

 

 

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Chicago, IL  |  Saturday, January 26

Summer Intensive Audition

9:00am Registration
10:00am-11:30am Audition

 

Orlando Ballet Company Audition*

10:30am Registration
11:30am-1:00pm Audition


REGISTER HERE

Audition Tour Dates

International Ballet Academy
Cary, NC  |  Saturday, January 26
12:30pm Registration
1:00pm-2:30pm Audition

 

Orlando Ballet School
Orlando, FL  |  Saturday, January 26

(Ages 11-13)

1:00pm Registration
1:30pm-3:00pm Audition

(Ages 14+)

3:00pm Registration
3:30pm-5:00pm Audition

 

The Harid Conservatory
Boca Raton, FL  |  Sunday, January 27
10:30am Registration
11:00am-12:30pm Audition

 

Kansas City Ballet
Kansas City, MO  |  Sunday, January 27
11:00am Registration
11:30am-1:00pm Audition

 

American Ballet Theatre
New York, NY  |  Sunday, January 27

Summer Intensive Audition

1:00pm Registration
2:00pm-3:30pm Audition

 

Orlando Ballet Company Audition*

2:30pm Registration
3:30pm-5:00pm Audition

 

Atlanta Ballet
Atlanta, GA |  Saturday, February 23

Summer Intensive Audition

4:30pm Registration
5:30pm-7:00pm Audition

 

Orlando Ballet Company Audition*

6:00pm Registration
7:00pm-8:30pm Audition

 

Orlando Ballet Company Audition
Orlando, FL  |  Sunday, February 24
12:30pm Registration
1:00pm-2:30pm Audition


REGISTER HERE

Video Auditions

VIDEO AUDITIONS

Will be accepted between December 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019.

Video Fee: $50. To submit a video audition, please complete these 3 steps:

 

1. You must pre-register and pre-pay for the video audition online. Proceed to the register here button via the audition tour tab above.

 

2. Video Requirements:

Please provide an audition video 5-7 minutes in length. The simple and concise combinations below will help us to accurately assess where you are in your training. Clearly state your name and age at the beginning of the video.

Audition Attire

Ladies: black or other solid colored leotard, pink ballet tights, pink ballet slippers and pointe shoes. Hair should be secured in a proper ballet bun.

Gentlemen: white dance t-shirt, black ballet tights, and black ballet slippers.

Barre camera view from the side or diagonal

• Grand plié in 2nd and 5th positions
• Tendu from 5th, en croix two in each direction
• Développé en avant, à la seconde and arabesque
• Grand battement en croix

Center pointe for ladies

Ladies and Gentlemen

• Short waltz

Glissade, développé into effacé, glissade, développé into écarté devant (repeat left),balancé right, left, tombé pas de bourrée to 4th, pirouette finishing sous-sous 5th position

• Petite allegro

Glissade, jeté, temps levé, assemblé, 3 brisés, royale
Jeté and assemblé with beats

Ladies only

• Échappés en croix (en face) and add passé/retiré
• Échappés en croix (effacé) and add passé/retiré

Gentlemen only

• Four entrechat quatré or four entrechat six
• Double tour

 

3. How to submit a video audition:

• Once you have recorded your video, please upload the video file to YouTube (make sure the video is marked as “Public” so we can view your audition).

• Complete the Video Audition Form

• Email both your video audition YouTube link AND completed Video Audition Form to [email protected]

• Email subject line: LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_AUDITION2018 (SMITH_JANE_AUDITION 2018)

• Please allow 15 business days from the date of your audition submission to receive your results.

 

Guest Faculty

Guest Faculty are subject to change. Please continue to check our website for additional faculty announcements.

Robert Hill
Artistic Director, Orlando Ballet

 

Julio Bocca
Artistic Director of Ballet Nacional Sodre/Uruguay

 

Susan Jaffe
Dean of Dance at UNC School of the Arts

 

Franklin Gamero & Iliana Lopez
Artistic Directors of Gulfshore Ballet

 

Carlos Dos Santos, Jr.
International Dancer and Teacher

Excursions & Field Trips

Experience Orlando, Florida, the home of happy memories and a favorite travel destination for all ages! Optional field trips to themes parks and iconic destinations are available.

 

 

Left: Magic Kingdom® Park, © Disney
Right: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™

 

2 week session (June 10-June 22)
Sat, June 15th – Mall at Millenia
Sun, June 16th – WDW (Hollywood Studios)

 

3 week session (June 24-July 13)
Saturday, June 29th – Orlando Eye / Madame Tussaud’s / SeaLife Aquarium 
Sunday, June 30th – Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure
Thursday, July 4th –  Blue Man Group
Saturday & Sunday, July 6th & 7th – Workshop: A Dancer’s Mindset led by Susan Jaffe (included with tuition, no extra charge)

Sunday, July 7th – Disney Springs (transportation only – evening trip after workshop concludes)

 

3 week session (July 15-Aug 3)
Saturday, July 20th – Mall at Millenia
Sunday, July 21st – WDW (Magic Kingdom)
Saturday, July 27th – City Walk  (transportation only)
Sunday, July 28th – Water Park (TBD)

 

6 week session (June 24-Aug 3)
Saturday, June 29th – Orlando Eye / Madame Tussaud’s / SeaLife Aquarium 
Sunday, June 30th – Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure
Thursday, July 4th –  Blue Man Group
Saturday & Sunday, July 6th & 7th – Workshop: A Dancer’s Mindset led by Susan Jaffe (included with tuition, no extra charge)

Sunday, July 7th – Disney Springs (transportation only – evening trip after workshop concludes)
Sunday, July 14th – Cocoa Beach (transportation only)
Saturday, July 20th – Mall at Millenia
Sunday, July 21st – WDW (Magic Kingdom)
Saturday, July 27th – City Walk  (transportation only)
Sunday, July 28th – Water Park (TBD)

 

*please note that the activities and dates are subject to change

 

Student Testimonials

Hear from the students about why you should choose Orlando Ballet School for your summer training.

 

 

Orlando Ballet School Summer Intensive has performance opportunities after each session.

 

 

 

Artistry Lives Here! Students get to learn choreography from OBS faculty and even Orlando Ballet’s Artistic Director Robert Hill.

 

 

Make new friends and grow as a dancer this summer with OBS.

 

 

 

Improve your technique and performance quality this summer at Orlando Ballet School.

 

 

 

Meet Ethan who participated in the Orlando Ballet School Summer Intensive and is now in the Orlando Ballet Second Company.

 

 

Hear from Lorenzo, an international student from Italy, who participated in the Orlando Ballet Summer Intensive and is now a second company member with Orlando Ballet.