WATCH: Our 4-part Summer Intensive video series
Designed to take you behind the scenes and into the studios of our nationally-recognized Summer Intensive program.
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Summer Intensive Audition Tour 2015
Students age 11-18 utilize the schedule below. If accepted, auditioners are placed into either the Junior Intensive or Senior Intensive based on their performance in the audition.
If you are under age 11 and are interested in attending the 2015 Junior Summer Intensive Program, please sumbit an audition DVD. Requirements are listed below.
If you are 19-22 and are interested in attending the 2015 Senior Summer Intensive Program, you may utilize the Company Audition schedule, or you may attend one of the locations listed below. Participation in the Summer Intensive Program is required to be considered for acceptance into Ballet Austin II or into The Butler Fellowship Program.
$35.00 audition fee due at check-in
Full-body Dance Photograph
Frequently Asked Summer Intensive Audition Questions
Audition Information Contact:
Email or call 512.501.8704
2015 Summer Intensive Auditions
Schedule will be posted in October
Junior Summer Intensive Program Information
Senior Summer Intensive Program Information
If you are unable to audition for the Summer Intensive Program in person, you may audition by DVD. The DVD should consist of a sampling of barre work and center practice including adagio, pirouettes, petite and grand allegro and pointe work. Men should also include double tour en l'air and tours a la seconde. The length should be approximately 15 minutes. A full body photograph of you in dance attire, in any position, is also required along with the $35.00 application fee. All DVD auditions must be accompanied by the audition form below.
The 2015 DVD Audition Form will be available in October.
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Ballet Austin II
Now celebrating its 15th anniversary, Ballet Austin II was established in 1999, and serves as Ballet Austin's apprentice program and second company. The 8 apprentices, ranging in age from 18-23, are employed for 34 weeks. More...
Butler Fellowship Program
This year-long, post high school, professional-track program offers an innovative and personal approach to a traditional process, providing both quality classical ballet training and the opportunity to explore the unique contemporary choreography of Ballet Austin’s repertoire. More...