California Ballet School Summer Intensive

a Summer Program in San Diego, California

California Ballet School Summer Intensive Auditions

WhenWhereMore Info
January 17, 2016Long Beach, CaliforniaMore Info
February 7, 2016San Diego, CaliforniaMore Info
February 28, 2016Las Vegas, NevadaMore Info
March 6, 2016Tempe, ArizonaMore Info

About California Ballet School Summer Intensive

California Ballet School offers a unique opportunity for dancers to study ballet in beautiful San Diego. The three week intensive includes daily classes in ballet technique, pointe, partnering, repertoire, variations, pilates, jazz, modern, contemporary, choreography, dance history, nutrition, and a professional photo shoot. All morning ballet classes include live accompaniment. The advanced track is geared towards experienced dancers ages 12-18. Class size is limited to offer dancers individualized attention in a nurturing but professional environment. Classes run from 9:00 am- 3:00 pm daily. All dancers are invited to perform in a final showcase, open to friends and family. The professional track is geared towards professional and pre-professional dancers ages 16-22. Dancers get to sample the life of a professional dancer, with classes that run from 9:00 am- 4:00 pm daily and include a demanding rehearsal schedule. The culminating performance will serve as an audition for the California Ballet Company, where dancers may be offered contracts for the 2016-2017 season.


June 27, 2016 - July 16, 2016

Age Range



Calvin Kitten- Director, Ballet West II Jonathan Sharp- Dance Director, Idyllwild Arts Academy Jeremy McQueen- Freelance Dancer and Choreographer, NYC

Classes Offered

Classical Ballet, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary Ballet, Variation Class, Men's Ballet Class


Resident students will be housed at the beautiful dormitories at San Diego State University. Daily meals, linens, and transportation are included.


Weekend excursions include trips to the beach, San Diego Zoo, Seaworld, and Balboa Park. Optional college tours are offered at the campuses of USD, UCSD, and SDSU.


A limited number of full and partial merit-based scholarships are granted to students who show exceptional promise. Additionally, dancers may apply for work study and Resident Advisor scholarships. For more information, contact Sarah Jones at [email protected]

Audition Details


$25- cash, check, or credit card

Dress Code

Women should wear pink tights, black leotard, and pink ballet shoes & pointe shoes (if applicable). Men should wear black tights, black ballet shoes, and a white t-shirt.

What to Bring

Along with their audition fee, dancers should bring a headshot and photo in first arabesque.



  • 4819 Ronson Ct
    San Diego, California 92111

  • 858-560-5676

  • [email protected]


June 27, 2016 - July 16, 2016