Indianapolis Ballet | Indianapolis Ballet Summer Intensive
Summer Intensive Dance Auditions 2015
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Summer Intensive

Summer Intensive

Receive professional training at America’s newest Balanchine company

Five-week program: June 15-July 17, 2020

Three-week program (Divisions 1 & 2 Only): June 15-July 3, 2020

Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The Indianapolis School of Ballet’s Summer Intensive program aims to further dancers’ training and improve essential skills required to advance to their desired level of excellence. Students have the opportunity to work with other talented dancers selected from a national audition tour and under the guidance of ISB’s Artistic Staff and other esteemed guest instructors.

Video Audition, Admission & Registration

Admission to the Summer Intensive is by audition only. Students must be 10 years of age by June 1, 2020.

 

DVD audition accepted with $30 fee; must be submitted by May 15, 2020 (audition candidates will be considered subject to level availability). Click here to download the Video Audition form PDF, which includes all instructions and should accompany the video submission.

 

Housing available for students aged 13 to 23 (click tab below for more details).

 

** Online registration will be available soon **

 

An audition fee of $30 can be paid online with pre-registration, otherwise the fee is due at at the time of audition.

 

Please bring TWO photos – a headshot (may be a school photo) and full-length dance photo in first arabesque. Ladies must bring pointe shoes.

 

Indianapolis School of Ballet maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, sexual preference, and non-job related disability.

Curriculum

The Indianapolis School of Ballet’s Summer Intensive curriculum provides exceptional instruction for the serious minded ballet student to reach their desired level of achievement. Both the five-week & three-week intensive programs include classes in Technique, Pointe, Variations, Adagio, Modern, Ballroom, Jazz, Tap, and Pilates. All students will participate in weekly lectures on nutrition, physical therapy, and foot care.

Tuition & Scholarships

5 week program

June 15-July 17, 2020

Tuition: $2,400

Room & Board: $2,900

 

3-week program

June 15-July 3

Tuition: $1,500

 

Registration Fee: $30

 

A limited number of scholarships will be awarded, available for those who can show financial need, have dedicated work ethic, and a letter of reference. Please contact Kristin Toner, ISB Student Services Coordinator, at ktoner@indyballet.org, for more information on how to apply for a scholarship before your student’s audition.

Summer Faculty

Victoria Lyras

Michelle Merrell

Xavier Medina

Paul Vitali

Emily Nord Womersley

Roberta Wong

Plus guest faculty to be announced!

National Audition Schedule

*** Registration fee for all auditions is $30, which can be paid during online pre-registration or in person on the day of the event.

 

UPCOMING AUDITIONS

Springboro, Ohio (SW Ohio)

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Pontecorvo Ballet Studio
20 Commercial Way
937-550-4931

Registration: 2:00 p.m.
Class: 2:30-4:30 p.m.

 

Indianapolis, Indiana

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Indianapolis School of Ballet
502 N. Capitol Ave., Suite B (2nd Floor)
317-955-7525

Registration: 11:00 a.m. (Ages 14-23)
Class: 12:00-1:30 p.m.

Registration: 12:30 p.m. (Ages 10-13)
Class: 1:00-2:30 p.m.

 

Indianapolis, Indiana

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Indianapolis School of Ballet
502 N. Capitol Ave., Suite B (2nd Floor)
317-955-7525

Registration: 1:00 p.m. (Ages 14-23)
Class: 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Registration: 2:00 p.m. (Ages 10-13)
Class: 3:00-4:30 p.m.

 

New York City, New York

Sunday, February 23, 2020

The School of American Ballet
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
212-769-6600

** Auditions for Company/Apprentice (Ages 19+) and
Professional Level Program/Summer Intensive (Ages 16-18) only

Registration: 4:00 p.m.
Class: 5:00-8:30 p.m.

 

Indianapolis, Indiana

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Indianapolis School of Ballet
502 North Capitol Ave., Suite B (2nd Floor)
317-955-7525

** Auditions for Company/Apprentice (Ages 19+) and
Professional Level Program/Summer Intensive (Ages 16-18) only

Registration: 1:00 p.m.
Class: 2:00-6:00 p.m.

 

Indianapolis, Indiana (as needed)

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Indianapolis School of Ballet
502 North Capitol Ave., Suite B (2nd Floor)
317-955-7525

** Auditions for Company/Apprentice (Ages 19+) and
Professional Level Program/Summer Intensive (Ages 16-18) only

Registration: 1:00 p.m.
Class: 2:00-6:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activities

ISB provides dancers with enriching experiences within and outside of the studios throughout the duration of the five weeks of classes. Conveniently located downtown, the ISB studios provide access to the city’s best cultural attractions, shopping, scenic bike and walking trails, museums, parks, and art galleries – many within walking distance of the studio and housing accomodations.

 

Students enjoy an atmosphere that fosters long-lasting friendships with people from across the nation. Pre-approved activities give students the opportunity to see great performances, and take trips to museums, historic landmarks, sporting events, concerts, and the zoo. All outings are chaperoned by ISB staff.

 

Sightseeing could include:

 

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Indy Eleven Game (including halftime performance for select students)

Indianapolis Indians Game

Indianapolis Zoo

Housing

Summer Intensive students aged 13 and up can stay in supervised housing at the nearby IUPUI campus. Contact Indianapolis Ballet for more information.

FAQ

Audition FAQs:


Where and when are auditions held?

  • Audition registration will begin 30-60 minutes prior to audition, check your local schedule.
  • All dancers should arrive in time for registration and to warm up. Auditions are punctual.

 

What age group do I audition with if my birthday is before or during the ISB Summer Intensive?

  • Audition with your current age level. Students must be 10 years of age by June 1, 2020, to attend the intensive.


Do you accept video auditions?

  • It is always best to audition in person. If you do not live within driving distance of an audition site, you may submit a video by our May 15 deadline, with a $30 fee. We will honor those who audition in person first. Download the form here.


What is the audition dress code?

  • Ladies: Leotard, pink tights, ballet slippers, pointe shoes. Hair pulled neatly back in a high ballet bun.
  • Gentlemen: White t-shirt, tights, and ballet shoes.


When do we find out if we are accepted?

  • Within 14 days of the audition date. Notes are not included as part of the audition process.


When do we find out the placement level?

  • You will be informed of your placement level in your acceptance letter.


Are there scholarships available?

  • There are limited scholarships available for those who can show financial need, have dedicated work ethic, and a letter of reference. Please contact Kristin Toner, Student Services Coordinator, at ktoner@indyballet.org, more information on how to apply for a scholarship before your student’s audition.

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