contemporary ballet intensive grand rapids michigan dance class

GRAND RAPIDS BALLET SCHOOL

SUMMER CONTEMPORARY INTENSIVE
July 29-August 9

CONTEMPORARY INTENSIVE

Ages 16-24 (audition required)

In the Summer 2019 Contemporary Intensive, students enjoy studying with stars from today’s ballet world, refining their skills in technique and artistry. Our summer program also provides an opportunity to train with renowned master teachers while learning original choreography. Students also gain valuable tools through seminars and specialized classes in nutrition, injury prevention, cardio training and more.

Summer 2019 Contemporary Intensive Schedule

Study Monday-Friday 10am-5pm in a variety of classes including Ballet Technique, Contemporary Partnering, Improvisation, Contemporary Repertoire, and Gyrokinesis.

  • • 2-Week Program
    • ○ July 29-August 9
  • • 1-Week Program
    • ○ July 29-August 2
    • ○ August 5-August 9

Summer 2019 Contemporary Intensive Scholarships

Summer 2019 Contemporary Intensive Housing

Housing for Summer 2019 Contemporary Intensive is available for ages 16-24 upon request. More information coming soon!

Summer 2019 Contemporary Intensive Guest Faculty

Past Guest Faculty

Summer 2019 faculty announcement coming soon!

SUMMER 2019 INTENSIVES AUDITIONS

Two Ways to Audition

IN-PERSON

To audition in person, dancers will need to attend a master class at one of the locations listed below. All auditions are 90 minutes and include classical ballet technique and, for women only, pointe. Dancers auditioning for the Contemporary Intensive will learn a section of choreography during the last portion of the class.

  • • Click on the registration button below. You’ll be asked to enter:
    1. Your contact information
    2. Information about your current and prior dance training
    3. Program dates preference
    4. Whether or not you plan to apply for financial aid / housing
    5. Payment information for a non-refundable $25 registration fee payable using any major credit card
      • • Please note: Registration is available in-person on the day of your class beginning 30 minutes prior to start time but you must have exact cash or check only
  • • The following dress code is required for all attendees
    • • Ladies – solid colored leotard, pink tights, ballet / pointe shoes
    • • Gentlemen – white / black athletic shirt, black tights, ballet shoes
  • • Please bring physical copies of the following items to your audition:
    1. Headshot photograph
    2. First arabesque photograph (en pointe for ladies, en relevé for gentlemen)

VIDEO

Dancers may also audition by video submission.

  • • Click on the registration button below. You’ll be asked to enter:
    1. Your contact information
    2. Information about your current and prior dance training
    3. Program dates preference
    4. Whether or not you plan to apply for financial aid / housing
    5. Payment information for a non-refundable $25 registration fee payable using any major credit card

“I enjoyed the more difficult curriculum with the amazing guest teachers.”

Sebastian