Ballet Austin Summer Intensive Audition Tour

About the 2017 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 2017 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 2017 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
ChicagoILLou Conte Dance Studio1147 West Jackson Blvd.606071.07.1711:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.11-18
ColumbusOHBalletMet322 Mt. Vernon Ave.432151.07.172:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.11-18
WashingtonDCWashington School of Ballet3515 Wisconsin Ave. NW200161.08.175:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.11-18
HoustonTXHouston High School Performing and Visual Arts4001 Stanford St.770061.12.176:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.11-18
CoppellTXBallet Academy of Texas

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 Plaza1002301.30.163:30pm—5:00pm18-22

Learn More About Summer Intensive

Junior Summer Intensive

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

Senior Summer Intensive

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

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Learn More About Ballet Austin

Ballet Austin Company Audition Tour

Ballet Austin employs 22 main company dancers under the direction of Artistic Director Stephen Mills. They perform a mixed repertoire that ranges from original full-length performances to cutting-edge contemporary ballets.

Ballet Austin II

Ballet Austin II was established in 1999 and serves as Ballet Austin's apprentice program and second company. 

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 unique contemporary choreography.