Ballet Intensives

Advanced Intensive

July 8–19, 2019

Boys and Girls, ages 11–21
By audition only

Intermediate Intensive

July 22–August 2, 2019

Boys and Girls, ages 11–18
By audition only

Registration for Ballet Auditions is now closed. If you would like to audition in-person, please come to the BYU Richards Building, Room 283, according to the times and instructions listed below for in-person auditions. Please arrive at least 45 min. before the audition time in order to register. 

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 For Registration questions call 877-221-6716 or 801-422-8925 on weekdays (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. MST), excluding holidays. 

Advanced Ballet Intensive Guest Artist! 

Jenna Rae Herrera

Image of Jenna Herrera, the guest teacher, smiling

Ms. Herrera grew up in Ontario, California, and has spent the past 11 years dancing with Ballet West where she is currently at the rank of Soloist. With Ballet West she has performed works by George Balanchine, William Forsythe, Jiri Kylian, Sir Frederick Ashton and Nicolo Fonte. Her favorite roles include George Balanchine’s Tarantella and Serenade, William Forsythe’s In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, and Princess Florine in Adam Sklute’s production of The Sleeping Beauty. She has taught for studios in Utah and California, along with coaching students for the Youth American Grand Prix competition.

 

2019 Tuition

$660 Intermediate Intensive—NO Housing (lunch provided)

$1175 Intermediate Intensive—WITH Housing and Meals

$765 Advanced Intensive—NO Housing (lunch provided)

$1280 Advanced Intensive—WITH Housing and Meals

NOTE: Early check-in for BYU Housing is no longer available. BYU Housing will be available the day each camp, workshop, or intensive starts, but not before. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Participants will enrich their ballet training under the skillful eye of some of the finest artists in the profession. BYU’s Summer Ballet Intensives offer experience in artistic training, including ballet technique, pointe and variations, character, jazz, and modern dance. Activities and discussions in conditioning, nutrition, and injury prevention will complement the two weeks of dance instruction. Each dancer will receive individual feedback and personal evaluations to improve artistic and technical development. Two weeks of instruction and rehearsal culminate in a final performance that showcases each dancer’s talents and what has been learned.

Benefits

  • Instructors selected from BYU’s outstanding dance faculty
  • Individual attention and evaluation
  • Professional training
  • Final performance
  • Closing recognition banquet
  • Beautiful mountain scenery
  • Wholesome campus recreation
  • Friendships with ballet artists of high moral standards

Advanced Ballet Intensive Info Packet 2018

Intermediate Ballet Intensive Info Packet 2018

PLEASE NOTE: The 2018 info packets posted here are similar to the 2019 info packets that will be posted here 2–3 weeks before the programs begin.

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