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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.

Video #1 - Resident Life: Video #2 - The Program:
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Video #3 - Starting a Career: Video #4 - Butler Fellowship Program:
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Summer Intensive Audition Tour 2016

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 2016 Junior Summer Intensive Program, please submit an audition DVD. Requirements are listed below.

If you are 19-22 and are interested in attending the 2016 Senior Summer Intensive Program, you may utilize the Company Audition schedule when it is announced in October, or you may attend one of the Summer Intensive audition locations when that schedule is announced in October. Participation in the Summer Intensive Program is required to be considered for acceptance into Ballet Austin II or into The Butler Fellowship Program.

Audition Requirements:
$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

For more information about Austin, Texas, click here.

Junior Summer Intensive Program Information

Senior Summer Intensive Program Information

DVD Auditions
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.

2016 DVD Audition Form will be available in October, 2015.

Ballet Austin

Ballet Austin's main company employs 22 dancers on a 34-week contract. More...

Ballet Austin II

Now celebrating its 16th 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...

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