Junior Summer Intensive (Ages 9–13)

About the Program

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 Junior Intensive is a rigorous and comprehensive program that provides the young dancer a greater grasp of ballet technique and related dance styles.

Dates  |  August 8–August 19, 2016

  • The Junior Intensive meets Monday—Friday for two weeks and is a half-day program.
  • Students accepted into the Junior Intensive receive their placement levels in their letter of acceptance.


  • Ballet Technique
  • Character
  • Tap
  • Stretch
  • Conditioning


  • $975 / 2-week session

For general program questions please email the Summer Intensive Coordinator.

Scholarship & Tuition Assistance

A limited number of scholarships/tuition assistance are granted each year to promising students. After you have auditioned and been accepted, you may email the Administrative Coordinator to request a tuition assistance application. Please do not call about tuition assistance. Applications will only be provided through email requests.


Ballet Austin Butler Dance Education Center 501 West 3rd Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Courtyard Marriott Downtown Austin 300 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 512.236.8008
Residence Inn Marriott Downtown Austin 300 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 512.472.5553
Homestead Studio Suites Downtown Austin––Town Lake 507 South First Street, Austin, Texas 78704 512.476.1818
Extended Stay America Downtown Austin–6th Street 600 Guadalupe Street, Austin, Texas 78701 512.457.9994
Hampton Inn and Suites Downtown Austin 200 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78701 512.472.1500
Doubletree Guest Suites 303 West 15th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 512.478.7000

Dormitory housing is not provided for Junior Intensive students. Please refer to the map below for accommodations located near Ballet Austin's Butler Dance Education Center. You may also want to consider housing through HomeAway, In Town Suites, or airbnb.

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

More About Junior Summer Intensive

Summer Audition Tour Schedule

If you're 9-13 take a look and see when the Ballet Austin Summer Audition Tour will be in your area.

DVD Auditions

If you are under age 11 and are interested in attending the 2016 Junior Summer Intensive Program, please submit an audition DVD.

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