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Summer Intensive 2022

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 a strong emphasis on ballet technique training while incorporating supplementary classes in character, pointe, variations, modern, jazz, men’s, partnering, and nutrition. All programs will have guest faculty throughout the intensives in addition to our wonderful OBS faculty.

 

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

SUMMER INTENSIVE PROGRAM INFORMATION

Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre 2-Week and Men’s Summer Intensive   |   June 13 – June 24, 2022

Registration Fee $50, Tuition $1,300.00, Tuition w/Boarding $2,850.00

Field Trips TBD

Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre 5-Week Summer Intensive   |   June 27-July 29, 2022

Registration Fee $50, Tuition $2,950, Tuition w/Boarding $5,950.00

Field Trips TBD

Questions? Reach out to us at [email protected]

2021/22 AUDITION TOUR

Bring a head shot and an arabesque shot.

Audition dates/times subject to change.

Video Auditions : December 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

January 9, 2022 – 1:00 – 3:00PM

  • Ballet Academy of Texas – 145 Fitness Court, Coppell, TX 75019

January 15, 2022 – 1:00 – 3:00PM

  • The Tallahassee Ballet – 2910 Kerry Forest Parkway  Tallahassee, FL  32309

January 16, 2022 –  9:00 – 11:00AM

  • Atlanta Ballet –1695 Marietta Blvd., NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

January 16, 2022 – 1:00 – 3:00PM

  • University of South Florida – 3825 USF Holly Drive, Tampa, FL 33620

*January 16, 2022- 2:00 – 4:00PM

  • Houston Ballet – 601 Preston Street, Houston, TX 77002

*January 22, 2022 –  4:00 – 6:00PM

  • New York City – 890 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10003

January 23, 2022 – 1:00 – 3:00PM

  • Maryland Youth Ballet – 926 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20910

January 29, 2022  – West Coast Zoom Audition – 3:00 – 5:00PM PST 

*January 29, 2022 – 2:00 – 4:00PM

    • Boston Ballet – 19 Clarenden Street, Boston, MA 02116

January 30, 2022 – 1:30 – 3:30PM

    • Orlando Ballet School – 600 N Lake Formosa Dr, Orlando, FL 32803

February 5, 2022 – East Coast Zoom Audition – 1:30 – 3:30PM EST

February 5, 2022 –  2:30 – 4:30PM

  • Nashville Ballet – 3630 Redmond Street, Nashville, TN 37209

*February 6, 2022 – 12:00 – 2:00PM

  • The Joffrey Ballet – 10 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601

*February 6, 2022 – 12:30 – 2:30PM

    • Philadelphia Ballet – 323 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

February 6, 2022 –  2:00 – 4:00PM

    • International Ballet Academy – 201 Davis Grove Circle, Cary, NC 27519

*February 12, 2022 – 2:00 – 4:00PM

  • Pittsburgh Ballet – 2900 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

February 13, 2022 – 5:00 – 7:00PM

  • Butler University – 4600 Sunset Avenue, Jordan School of the Arts, Indianapolis, IN 46208

February 20, 2022 –  2:00 – 4:00PM

  • Kansas City Ballet – 500 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108

February 27, 2022: Harid Conservatory – 2285 Potomac Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431

  • 12:30 – 2:30PM: Harid Students only
  • 3:00 – 5:00PM: All Other Students Welcome

$30 Online Pre-Registration

  • The locations with an *asterisk next to the name indicates that all students/faculty are required to be vaccinated in order to enter the audition site.

REGISTER HERE

VIDEO AUDITIONS

VIDEO AUDITIONS

Will be accepted until April 30, 2022

Video Fee: $40.

To submit a video audition:

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

Please wear the following when recording your audition:

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

 

AUDITION EXERCISES

1. At the 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

 

2. In the center

  • 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

 

Video Submission Instructions:

  • 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).
  • Please submit your video audition link in the space provided on your online registration form.
  • Please note, we do not accept video auditions for direct admittance into our year round Trainee or OBII programs. If you are considered a strong candidate for either of these programs, you will receive an invitation to the OBS Summer Intensive to work with the School Director. During the summer intensive, Trainee/OBII candidates are selected and given offer letters for the 2022-23 season.
  • Please allow 10 business days from the date of your audition submission to receive your results.

 

How to submit a video audition:
Space will be provided during the registration process to add your video link. (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) Make sure the video is set to public.

REGISTER HERE

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