Ballet Austin Summer Intensive Audition Tour

About the 2016 Audition Tour

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 interested in attending the 2016 Junior Summer Intensive Program, and are not able to attend the audition in Austin, Texas, please submit an audition DVD. Requirements are can be found below.

If you are 19–22 and are interested in attending the 2016 Senior Summer Intensive Program, you may use 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.

Audition Requirements

  • $35 audition fee per student due at check-in (1 hour prior to audition time)
  • Audition form (Please print, fill out, and bring to audition)
  • Full-body dance photograph

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 DVD Application audition form.

For more information on the Summer Intensive Audition Tour please email or call 512.501.8704

2016 Summer Intensive Audition Tour Dates & Times (Ages 9–18)

Pre-register for an audition here.

Check-in 1 hour before the audition time.

CityStateSchoolAddressZip CodeDateAudition TimeAge
San FranciscoCASan Francisco Ballet School455 Franklin St.9410201.03.1610:00am—12:00 pm11-18
WashingtonDCWashington School of Ballet3515 Wisconsin Ave. NW2001601.03.165:00pm—7:00pm11-18
BoiseIDBallet Idaho501 S. 8th St.8370201.04.165:00pm—7:00pm11-18
SpokaneWABallet Arts Academy of Spokane109 W Pacific Ave.9920101.09.162:00pm—4:00pm11-18
Kansas CityMOKansas City Ballet School500 W Pershing Rd.6410801.10.164:30pm—6:30pm11-18
IndianapolisINIndianapolis Ballet School502 N. Capitol Ave., Suit B4620401.16.162:00pm—4:00pm11-18
PlanoTXChamberlain School of Performing Arts3003 W. 15th St.7507501.16.163:00pm—5:00pm11-18
MinneapolisMNMinnesota Dance Theatre258 Hennepin Ave.5540301.17.162:00pm—4:00pm11-18
NatickMAWalnut Hill School for the Arts12 Highland St.0176001.17.163:00pm—5:00pm11-18
SeattleWAPacific Northwest Ballet School301 Mercer St.9810901.18.164:00pm—5:45pm11-14
SeattleWAPacific Northwest Ballet School301 Mercer St.9810901.18.165:45pm—7:30pm15-18
ChelseaMIBallet Chelsea1050 S. Main Street4811801.23.1612:00pm—2:00pm11-18
ColumbusOHBalletMet322 Mt Vernon Ave.4321501.23.161:00pm—3:00pm11-18
ChicagoILLou Conte Dance Studio1147 West Jackson Blvd.6060701.24.1610:00am—12:00pm11-18
CoppellTXBallet Academy of Texas145 Fitness Court7501901.24.161:00pm—2:45pm11-14
CoppellTXBallet Academy of Texas145 Fitness Court7501901.24.162:45pm—4:30pm15-18
HoustonTXHouston High School of Performing and Visual Arts4001 Stanford St.7700601.13.166:00pm—8:00pm11-18
AustinTXBallet Austin501 W. 3rd. St7870101.30.1610:00am—11:30am9-12
AustinTXBallet Austin501 W. 3rd. St7870101.30.1611:30am—1:15pm13-14
AustinTXBallet Austin501 W. 3rd. St7870101.30.161:15pm—3:00pm15-18
Salt Lake CityUTUniversity of Utah, Marriott Center for Dance330 South 1500 East8411201.30.162:00pm—4:00pm11-18
PhoenixAZBallet Arizona2835 E. Washington St.8503401.31.162:00pm—4:00pm11-18
San DiegoCACity Ballet of San Diego941 Garnet Avenue9210901.31.162:30pm—4:30pm11-18
AtlantaGAAtlanta Ballet1695 Marietta Boulevard, NW3031802.05.166:30pm—8:30pm11-18
Santa MonicaCAWestside School of Ballet1709 Stewart Street9040402.06.162:30pm—4:30pm11-18
Miami BeachFLMiami City Ballet2200 Liberty Ave.3313902.07.1612:00pm—2:00pm11-18
PortlandOROregon Ballet Theatre818 SE Sixth Ave.9721402.07.1611:00am—1:00pm11-18
BirminghamALAlabama School of Fine Arts1800 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd.3520302.12.166:30pm—8:30pm11-18
New YorkNYThe Ailey Studios405 West 55th Street1001902.13.162:00pm—4:00pm11-18
DenverCOColorado Ballet1075 Santa Fe Drive8020402.14.161:00pm—3:00pm11-18
Winston-SalemNCUniversity of North Carolina School of the Arts1533 S. Main St.2712702.14.1610:00am—12:00pm11-18
South BendINSouthold Dance Theater914 Lincolnway West4661601.25.165:40pm—7:10pm11-18

2016 Summer Intensive Audition Tour Dates & Times (Ages 18-22)

Pre-register for an audition here.

Check-in 1 hour before the audition tIme.

CityStateSchoolAddressZip CodeDateAudition TimeAge
New YorkNew YorkSchool of American Ballet70 Lincoln Center Plaza1002301.30.164:00pm—5:30pm18-22

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Junior Summer Intensive

For serious students aged 9–13, this program offers one 2-week session that provides a nurturing and comprehensive learning environment.

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A concentrated course for students aged 11–22 that provides students with a deeper understanding of ballet technique.

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