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June 20-July 22, 2022

Summer Intensive

A robust training dance program to prepare the next generation of dancers.

Refining Technique

Over the course of our summer programs, students ages 12-22 will take part in a concentrated, comprehensive program with TBT Artistic Staff, Faculty and renowned guest instructors. The Texas Ballet Theater Summer Intensive is designed to refine technique, artistic expression and musicality to prepare well-rounded, classically trained dancers for a professional career. The program takes place at Texas Christian University and Texas Ballet Theater’s Fort Worth campus.

Admission to the Summer Intensive is by audition only. Please scroll to the Auditions section on this page for more information.

Over 60% of current Texas Ballet Theater company dancers have been selected from the Summer Intensive or Studio Training Company.

Curriculum

The Summer Intensive features a ballet-focused, comprehensive curriculum inspired by the Royal Academy of Dance. Students will take daily classes in ballet technique, pointe, and variations, and weekly classes in modern, jazz, pas de deux, Pilates, and Latin ballroom.

Training Will Emphasize:

Ballet Technique

Variations

Pointe

Modern

Men's Classes

Jazz

2022 Season

5-Week Program

The 2022 Summer Intensive is for dancers ages 12-22 and will take place at Texas Christian University and Texas Ballet Theater in Fort Worth, TX. For more information, please contact tbtsummer@texasballet.org.

WHERE:

Texas Christian University and Texas Ballet Theater Fort Worth

WHEN:

June 20-July 22, 2022

TUTION:

$2,600

DURATION:

5 weeks

OPTIONAL ROOM AND BOARD:

$3,300

2022 Season

3-Week Program

The 2022 Summer Intensive is for dancers ages 12-14. This shorter intensive program is for the younger student, who wishes to train extensively with our incredible teaching staff, while being away from home for less time. This program will take place at Texas Christian University and Texas Ballet Theater in Fort Worth, TX. For more information, please contact tbtsummer@texasballet.org.

WHERE:

Texas Christian University and Texas Ballet Theater Fort Worth

WHEN:

June 20-July 9, 2022

TUTION:

$1,780

DURATION:

3 weeks

OPTIONAL ROOM AND BOARD:

$2,290

Tuition and Fees

As a courtesy to participating students and families, Texas Ballet Theater Summer Intensive works diligently to clearly communicate the true cost of each program.

True Cost Transparency

As a courtesy to participating students and families, Texas Ballet Theater Summer Intensive works diligently to clearly communicate the true cost of each program. All students will pay tuition fees and a $150 registration fee. Other optional purchases include activities, merchandise, and final performance videos.

Room and Board

Optional room and board is available for the 2022 Summer Intensive for $3,300. Vaccinated dancers ages 12 and older have the opportunity to stay at the Texas Christian University campus residence halls, just steps from our studios at Erma Lowe Hall.

Fort Worth offers a number of other housing possibilities in the TCU area – hotels, Airbnbs, and more. Please contact tbtsummer@texasballet.org for more housing options.

Activities

Students will have the opportunity to participate in off-campus activities which may include: Six Flags, Texas Rangers games, Fort Worth Zoo, Main Event, Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth shopping and dining at The Shops at Clearfork, and more.

Auditions

Admission to the Summer Intensive is by audition only. Pre-Registration is required, and only students who will be 12 years old by the first day of the program are eligible to audition.

IN-STUDIO SUMMER INTENSIVE AUDITIONS

Lubbock, TX
Saturday, January 8, 2022
Ballet Lubbock
1300 Mac Davis Ln. Ste. 1
Lubbock, TX 79401
3:30-4:00 pm: Registration
4:00-5:30 pm: Audition
Register here >

San Antonio, TX
Sunday, January 9, 2022
Ballet Conservatory of South Texas
5200 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209
11:30 am-12:00 pm: Registration
12:00-2:00 pm: Audition
Register here >

Pittsburgh, PA
MOVED TO VIRTUAL

Saturday, January 15, 2022
Pittsburgh Ballet
2900 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
3:45-4:15 pm: Registration
4:15-5:45 pm: Audition
*Please note that this audition location requires COVID-19 vaccination or proof of negative PCR test within 48 hours.*

Fort Worth, TX
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Texas Ballet Theater – Fort Worth
1500 Mall Circle
Fort Worth, TX 76116
11:30 am-12:00 pm: Registration (Ages 12-14)
12:00-1:30 pm: Audition (Ages 12-14)
Register here (Ages 12-14) >
1:30-2:00 pm: Registration (Ages 15+)
2:00-3:30 pm: Audition (Ages 15+)
Register here (Ages 15+) >

Houston, TX
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Houston Ballet
601 Preston St.
Houston, TX 77002
9:45-10:00 am: Registration (Ages 12-14)
10:00-11:15 am: Audition (Ages 12-14)
Register here (Ages 12-14) >
11:15-11:30 am: Registration (Ages 15+)
11:30 am-1:00 pm: Audition (Ages 15+)
Register here (Ages 15+) >
*Please note that this audition location requires COVID-19 vaccination.*

Washington, DC
Saturday, January 22, 2022
Maryland Youth Ballet
926 Ellsworth Dr.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
4:00-4:30 pm: Registration
4:30-6:00 pm: Audition
Register here >

Fort Worth, TX
Sunday, January 23, 2022
National Summer Intensive Audition Tour- NSIA
Texas Ballet Theater – Fort Worth
10:30-11:00 am: Registration (Ages 12-15)
11:00 am-12:30 pm: Audition (Ages 12-15)
12:30-1:00 pm: Registration (Ages 16+)
1:00-2:30 pm: Audition (Ages 16+)
Register here >
Registration is currently full. Please email tbtsummer@texasballet.org to join the wait list.

IN-STUDIO SUMMER INTENSIVE AUDITIONS CONTINUED

Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, January 29, 2022
Westside Ballet
1711 Stewart St.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
3:00-3:15 pm: Registration
3:15-4:45 pm: Audition
Register here >

Seattle, WA
Sunday, February 6, 2022
Pacific Northwest Ballet
1611 136th Place NE
Bellevue, WA 98005
9:30-10:00 am: Registration
10:00-11:30 am: Audition
Register here > 
*Please note that this audition location requires COVID-19 vaccination or proof of negative PCR test within 48 hours.*

Boca Raton, FL
Saturday, February 26, 2022
Harid Conservatory
2285 Potomac Rd.
Boca Raton, FL 33431
1:30-2:00 pm: Registration
2:00-3:30 pm: Audition
Register here > 

Dallas, TX
Sunday, February 27, 2022
Texas Ballet Theater – Dallas
300 N. Coit Rd. Ste. 231
Richardson, TX 75080
11:30 am-12:00 pm: Registration (Ages 12-14)
12:00-1:30 pm: Audition (Ages 12-14)
Register here (Ages 12-14) >
1:30-2:00 pm: Registration (Ages 15+)
2:00-3:30 pm: Audition (Ages 15+)
Register here (Ages 15+) >

If you are interested in auditioning for our Professional Company or Studio Training Company, please click here.

AUDITION FEES & OTHER INFORMATION

The fee for both in-studio and video auditions is $40. All audition fees are non-refundable. Auditioning dancers will be asked to comply with all Texas Ballet Theater safety guidelines and procedures, including temperature checks, social distancing, and wearing a mask while in the building.

For video auditions, please register by clicking here (ages 12+).

Are you a studio owner or youth director with a group of students interested in auditioning for our Summer Intensive? Email tbtsummer@texasballet.org to learn how we can “visit” your school virtually for an audition!

Are you interested in our Professional Division? Click here to learn more about our esteemed year-round programs.

PROGRAM ACCEPTANCE

Students will receive their acceptance status and registration instructions, if applicable, via email within ten business days. A non-refundable deposit will be due upon registration to hold a guaranteed space in the program.

QUESTIONS?

For more information, please email tbtsummer@texasballet.org or call our Fort Worth School at 817-763-0207 during the business hours listed below:
Mondays: 10 am – 2 pm
Wednesdays: 1-5 pm
Fridays: 10 am – 2 pm

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