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Junior Summer Intensive 2014

Summer Intensive Program Description

Ballet Austin's Junior Summer Intensive program offers one 2-week session of study for serious students ages 9-13. The curriculum of the Junior Intensive is specifically designed with the younger student in mind and is presented in an environment that is positive and nurturing. The Jr. Intensive is a rigorous and comprehensive program that provides the young dancer a greater grasp of ballet technique and related dance styles.

Audition Requirements:
$35.00 audition fee due at check-in
Full-body Dance Photograph

2014 Audition Tour

Audition Information Contact:
Summer Intensive Coordinator, Vicki Parsons
512.501.8704 ext.126

The Butler Dance Education Center

August 4 - August 15, 2014

The Junior Intensive meets Monday through Friday for two weeks and is a half-day program.

Students accepted into the Junior Intensive receive their placement into level 1 or level 2 in their letter of acceptance.

Ballet Technique / Character / Tap / Stretch / Conditioning


Dormitory housing is not provided for Junior Intensive students.

Below is a listing of accommodations located near the Butler Dance Education Center for out of town students:

Courtyard Marriott*

Courtyard Austin Downtown

300 East 4th Street

Austin, TX 78701

512 236-8008

Residence Inn Marriott*

Residence Inn Austin Downtown

300 East 4th Street

Austin, TX 78701

512 472-5553

Homestead Studio Suites Austin - Downtown -Town Lake
507 S. First St.
Austin, TX 78704
512 476-1818

Extended StayAmerica Austin - Downtown - 6th St.
600 Guadalupe St.
Austin, TX 78701
512 457-9994

Hampton Inn and Suites - Downtown
200 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
512 472-1500

Doubletree Guest Suites
303 W 15th St
Austin, TX 78701
512 478-7000

* Courtyard Marriott and Residence Inn Marriott offer a special rate to Ballet Austin. Marriott is a sponsor of Ballet Austin.

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. 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.
2014 DVD Audition Form

Scholarship and Financial Aid
A limited number of scholarships/financial aid are granted each year to promising students. After you have auditioned and been accepted (received your official acceptance letter in the mail), you may contact the Summer Intensive Coordinator to request a financial aid application. To request an application: Please do not call about financial aid. Applications will only be provided through email requests.


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