DARLEEN CALLAGHAN / SCHOOL DIRECTOR

 

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MCB Summer Intensive, June 22-July 25, 2015-- for 12-18 year olds

2-Week Summer Intensive, July 27-August 7, 2015-- for 9-12 year olds

Children's Summer Dance, July 6-23, 2015 -- for 3-9 year olds

 

MCB Summer Intensive

June 22-July 25, 2015
DVD/Video Audition Information
Registration


Audition Information

Admission to the summer program is by audition only. DVD/Video auditions must be postmarked by April 1, 2015, with a $30 check (audition fee). STUDENTS FROM OUTSIDE THE U.S. PLEASE NOTE: DVD audition must be formatted for United States DVD players (region/zone 1 encoded). Click here for DVD/video requirements

All auditioning students must bring a headshot and two full-body photos (3"x5" or 4"x6"). For the girls -- one in first arabesque and another in tendu à la seconde a terre, wearing practice clothes and no skirts. For the boys -- one in first arabesque and another in à la seconde en l'air. Please make sure your name, address and phone number are on the photos. All students must also bring a $30 audition fee.

All students must audition with the age group that they will be in at the beginning of the program on June 22, 2015.

Nobody is allowed to observe the auditions. All students will receive email notification of the results within one week after their audition. 

2015 MCB Summer Intensive National Audition Tour:

Friday, January 9
Boston, MA
Boston Ballet


Ages 12-14
Registration 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Audition Class 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Audition Class 7:00 – 8:30 pm


Saturday, January 10
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Ballet


Ages 12-14
Registration 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Audition Class 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Audition Class 6:30 – 8:00 pm


Sunday, January 11
New York, NY
School of American Ballet


Ages 12-14
Registration 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Audition Class 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Ages 15-16
Registration 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Audition Class 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Ages 17-18
Registration 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Audition Class 6:30 – 8:00 pm


Saturday, January 17
Winston-Salem, NC
University of North Carolina School of the Arts


Ages 12-14
Registration 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Audition Class 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Audition Class 6:00 – 7:30 pm


Saturday, January 17
Phoenix, AZ
Ballet Arizona


Ages 12-14
Registration 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Audition Class 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Audition Class 4:30 – 6:00 pm


Sunday, January 18
Indianapolis, IN
Indianapolis School of Ballet


Ages 12-14
Registration 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Audition Class 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Audition Class 4:30 – 6:00 pm


Sunday, January 18
Denver, CO
Colorado Ballet


Ages 12-14
Registration 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Audition Class 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Audition Class 6:00 – 7:30 pm


Monday, January 19
Chicago, IL
Ballet Chicago


Ages 12-14
Registration 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Audition Class 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Audition Class 4:30 – 6:00 pm


Saturday, January 24
Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre


Ages 12-14
Registration 6:30 – 7:00 pm
Audition Class 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Audition Class 8:00 – 9:30 pm


Sunday, January 25
Silver Spring, MD
Maryland Youth Ballet


Ages 12-14
Registration 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Audition Class 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Audition Class 5:30 – 7:00 pm


Saturday, January 31
Santa Monica, CA
Westside School of Ballet


Ages 12-14
Registration 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Audition Class 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Audition Class 5:30 – 7:00 pm


Sunday, February 1
Seattle, WA
Pacific Northwest Ballet


Ages 12-14
Registration 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Audition Class 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Audition Class 5:30 – 7:00 pm


Friday, February 6
Naples, FL
Naples Ballet

Young Dancer Intensive Ages 9-12
Registration 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Audition Class 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Ages 12-14
Registration 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Audition Class 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Audition Class 7:30 – 9:00 pm


Saturday, February 7
Tampa, FL
Patel Conservatory
Straz Center for the Performing Arts


Young Dancer Intensive Ages 9-12
Registration 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Audition Class 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Ages 12-14
Registration 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Audition Class 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Audition Class 6:30 – 8:00 pm


Saturday, February 7
Fort Worth, TX
Texas Ballet Theater
Fort Worth School


Ages 12-14
Registration 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Audition Class 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Audition Class 6:30 – 8:00 pm


Sunday, February 8
Orlando, FL
Orlando Ballet


Young Dancer Intensive Ages 9-12
Registration 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Audition Class 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Ages 12-14
Registration 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Audition Class 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Audition Class 7:00 – 8:30 pm


Sunday, February 8
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Ballet


Ages 12-14
Registration 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Audition Class 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Audition Class 7:30 – 9:00 pm


Sunday, February 22
Miami Beach, FL
Miami City Ballet


Young Dancer Intensive Ages 9-12
Registration 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Audition Class 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Ages 12-14
Registration 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Audition Class 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Audition Class 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Freed of London is proud to sponsor the MCB Summer Intensive National Audition Tour.

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2014 International Master Class Tour sponsored by Navegantes:

Tuesday, November 11
Medellin, Colombia
Ballet Metropolitano de Medellin


Ages 12-14
Registration 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Audition Class 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Audition Class 3:30 – 5:00 pm


Thursday, November 13
Salvador, Brazil
EBATECA - Unidade Costa Verde


Ages 12-14
Registration 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Audition Class 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Audition Class 5:00 – 6:30 pm


Friday, November 14
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Centro Coreográfico da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro


Ages 12-14
Registration 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Audition Class 2:00 – 3:30 PM

Ages 15-18
Registration 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Audition Class 3:30 – 5:00 PM


Saturday, November 15
São Paulo, Brazil
Estúdio de Dança Adriana Soares - Unid.2


Ages 12-14
Registration 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Audition Class 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Audition Class 3:30 – 5:00 pm


Sunday, November 16
Vitoria, Brazil
ACES - Ação Comunitária do Espírito Santo


Ages 12-14
Registration 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Audition Class 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Ages 15-18
Registration 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Audition Class 3:30 – 5:00 pm

 


DVD Audition Information

STUDENTS FROM OUTSIDE THE U.S. PLEASE NOTE: DVD audition must be formatted for United States DVD players (region/zone 1 encoded).

For those students who are unable to attend any audition class due to extenuating circumstances, please submit the following by April 1, 2014 (postmarked for DVD):

1. Two full-body photos (3"x5" or 4"x6"). For the girls -- one in first arabesque and another in tendu à la seconde a terre, wearing practice clothes and no skirts. For the boys -- one in first arabesque and another in à la seconde en l'air. Please make sure your name, address and phone number are on the photos.

2. An Audition Form and an audition fee of $30.00

3. A DVD or YouTube link with the following:

For Boys and Girls:

I. A short 1-to-3 minute classical variation

II. At the barre, shot in profile:
1. Pliés
2. Tendu & Dégagé
3. Fondu & Développé (front, side, back)
4. Grand Battements

III. In the center (en pointe for advanced female students) facing camera  
1. Adagio combination 
2. Pirouettes (en dehor, en dedan)
3. Two combinations using assemblé, jeté, sissonne, and glissade

IV. Diagonal across the floor:
1. Grand Jeté and tour jeté

For Girls:
1. Echappé combination with passé
2. Fouettés turns (16 if possible)
3. Piqué turns

For Boys:
1. Entrechat Six (16 bars)
2. Single or double tour en l'air
3. Grand pirouettes à la seconde (for advanced boys)
4. Jump combination with échappés, assemblés and jetés and sissonnes (with beats, if possible)

Send to:
Miami City Ballet School
2200 Liberty Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
For more information please call 305.929.7007 or e-mail at school@miamicityballet.org.

All video auditions must be submitted by April 1, 2015.

REGISTRATION
When accepted to the MCB Summer Intensive, students must register within the required deadlines. Registration is due four weeks from the day that you auditioned and is granted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Once the level reaches full capacity, students will be placed on a waiting list. Please be sure to register and send your deposit in on time to ensure your place in the program. Please see below for registration deadlines:

Tuition Fee: $2,200.00 + Registration Fee: $75.00
Non-refundable tuition deposit and registration fee due upon registration:
$1,100.00 + $75.00 = $1,175.00
Remainder of tuition due by April 15, 2015: $1,100.00

All checks should be made payable to:

Miami City Ballet School
Summer Program
2200 Liberty Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139

 
Young Dancer Intensive

July 27-August 7, 2014

Tuition cost for the Young Dancer Intensive is $850. We do not offer a housing option for this program. Admission is by audition only. Students may audition in one of three ways:

  1. Audition by taking an age appropriate class at Miami City Ballet School anytime throughout the year before July 15 (click here for class schedule).
  2. Audition at one of the scheduled audition dates listed below.
  3. Audition by video following the instructions listed below before July 15.

2-Week Summer Program DVD Audition Requirements

Please send an Audition form with all video submissions.

STUDENTS FROM OUTSIDE THE U.S. PLEASE NOTE: DVD audition must be formatted for United States DVD players (region/zone 1 encoded).


I. At the barre, facing sideways to the camera:
1. Grand plié in 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th positions
2. Four tendus in 1st and 5th positions en croix  
3. Degagés from 5th position en croix
4. Adagio with développé to the front, side, and back.
5. Grands battements en croix


II. In the center facing the camera
1. Tendus in croisé, effacé, à la seconde, devant and derrière.
2. Pirouette from 5th position
3. Adagio with développé front, side, and back can also include pirouettes from 4th position
4. Sauté in first, second, and changement in 5th position.
5. Assemblé
6. Petit allegro with jeté and glissade etc.
7. Simple grand allegro from the corner.
8. Piqué turns and châiné turns from the corner.

III If already started Pointe:
1. Relevés on 2 feet in first and second position.
2. Echappés in second and fourth positions.
3. Passé relevés from front to back, and back to front.
4. Piqué turns from the corner.

Please note: There is no housing offered for this program.

For more information please call 305.929.7007 or e-mail at school@miamicityballet.org

 

Children's Summer Dance

July 6-23, 2015

Appropriate for current Creative Movement, Ballet Preparatory I & II, Level I, II & Boy’s Dance students:
This summer we will be offering a brand new program for our youngest students, so they don’t have to take the whole summer off from dance!

Click here to see the schedule  

No audition is needed to register for Children's Summer Dance. Please call our School Registrar today at 305-929-7007 ext. 1807 to sign up! Once classes fill up we will start a waiting list. 

Tuition*
$60 for Creative Movement (ages 3-4)
$60 for Ballet Preparatory I (age 5)
$65 for Ballet Preparatory II (ages 6-7)
$180 for Children’s Ballet (Ages 7-9)
$0 for Boy’s Dance (Ages 7-9)
$198 for Youth Ballet (Beginners, ages 10-13)

*Please ask the School Registrar about pro-rating options if you are on vacation in Miami Beach!

 

Miami City Ballet School students, Photo © Bruce Hibbs

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