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 2018 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 2018 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.
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 512.501.8703.
For serious students aged 9–13, this program offers one 2-week session that provides a nurturing and comprehensive learning environment.
A concentrated course for students aged 11–22 that provides students with a deeper understanding of ballet technique.
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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 was established in 1999 and serves as Ballet Austin's apprentice program and second company.
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.