Fort Wayne Ballet Summer Intensive 2023

Fort Wayne Ballet’s Summer Intensive 2023

June 12 – July 7, 2023
Four Week Training Program – Two Week Option: June 12 – 23

 

2023 AUDITION DATES 

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER!

Live auditions may also be used for entrance into our professional company, trainee and apprentice positions, and the University of Saint Francis program.

Live auditions will be held in the following cities:

Fort Wayne, IN: January 28      10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

                           March 11         10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

           Auer Center for Arts & Culture

          300 E Main St

          Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Richmond, VA: Feb 12       Registration: 1:30-2:00 PM, Class: 2:00-3:30 PM

          Richmond Ballet

          407 E Canal St

          Richmond, VA 23219

Chicago, IL: Feb 12    Registration: 1:30-2:00 PM, Class: 2:00-3:30 PM

           Visceral Dance Center

          3121 N Rockwell St

          Chicago, IL 60618

Columbus, OH: Feb 18    Registration: 1:30-2:00 PM, Class: 2:00-3:30 PM

          Ballet Met

          322 Mt Vernon Ave

          Columbus, OH 43215

Indianapolis, IN:  TBA

VIDEO AUDITIONS:
Video Audition Requirements.

SUMMER INTENSIVE ALUMNI SPECIAL:

Students who were accepted into Fort Wayne Ballet’s Summer Intensive program within the last two years (2021 and 2022) can enjoy this special offer to by-pass the audition! Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please register no later than March 22.

 

Reserve your spot today! 

$30 Audition Fee for all auditions.
Please call 260.484.9646 or email rsparrow@fortwayneballet.org if you have any questions.

“Allison had the privilege of attending Fort Wayne Ballet’s summer intensive. She had four
weeks of long days, hard work, sore feet, and being pushed to succeed beyond what she
thought was her limit. Those were the best weeks she has ever spent on a dance floor.”
— Crystal, proud parent

Fort Wayne Ballet’s Summer Intensive emphasizes technique, artistic expression and musicality necessary to prepare well-rounded, classically trained dancers.

BENEFITS:

  • Outstanding faculty and exceptional studios in downtown Fort Wayne’s Arts District
  • Individual attention – our teacher-student ratio is approximately 1:15
  • Seminars focus on choreography, dance terminology, nutrition, dance history, injury prevention, and other related topics
  • Performance opportunities for 4-week participants 
  • Planned social activities

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Fort Wayne Ballet Summer Intensive is for intermediate to pre-professional students.
  • Audition or video audition is required for participation.
  • Placement classes for all participants will be held first day of Intensive
  • Fort Wayne Ballet enforces a dress code and traditional rules of dance etiquette, as set forth in the registration confirmation letter.
  • 4-week participants are invited to perform in a culminating workshop performance at the end of the program
  • Opportunities to audition for Fort Wayne Ballet contracts, Full-Year Trainee Program, and BFA Dance Degree during the Summer Intensive program
  • For more information about Fort Wayne Ballet’s post-high school Trainee Program email rsparrow@fortwayneballet.org or call 260.484.9646


Tuition: $600 / week
Housing: $500 / week*    
       *Includes room and board, as well as any programed activities. Special thanks to our hosts, the University of Saint Francis.

2022 FACULTY:

featuring some of THE NATION’S BEST INSTRUCTORS with concentrated training in:

• BALLET
• POINTE
• MEN’S CLASSES
• JAZZ

• MODERN
• VARIATIONS
• PILATES®
• CHARACTER

• MUSICAL THEATRE
• DANCE CAREER-RELATED SEMINARS
• DANCER WELLNESS

SUMMER STUDY 2022 with FORT WAYNE BALLET FACULTY and SPECIAL GUEST INSTRUCTORS:*
Karen Gibbons-Brown Artistic Director of Fort Wayne Ballet; ABT® Certified Instructor; Click to read full bio

*Faculty subject to change.

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