• Monday, June 26 – Friday, July 28, 2023

    MCB SUMMER INTENSIVE

MCB SUMMER INTENSIVE

Monday, June 26 – Friday, July 28, 2023


For students ages 12 and up. Audition required.

Miami City Ballet School offers an intensive five-week training program geared towards serious ballet students ages 12 and up who have a passion for dance and are ready to achieve a new level of artistic excellence.

Each year, our 63,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility welcomes dancers, selected from across the United States and abroad. Over the course of five weeks, students will train under MCB School Artistic Director Arantxa Ochoa, MCB School faculty members, MCB principal dancers and world-renowned guest teachers including MCB Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez.

The Summer Intensive program consists of a meticulously crafted curriculum to support each technical level that provides the highest caliber of training in a creative and artistic environment. Students will participate in well-rounded selection of classes based on their technical level.

Some of these classes include the following: (classes vary by level).

  • Ballet Technique
  • Pointe
  • Repertory
  • Pas de Deux
  • Men’s and Women’s Variations
  • Contemporary
  • Musical Theater
  • Stretch & Strengthen
  • Pilates

During this summer program, students will have the opportunity to experience intensive and exceptional dance training which will support them to find growth and confidence within their dancing. Classes are held six days per week (Monday through Saturday). On the first day of the program, all students will participate in a level placement class and program orientation. Students can expect up to 20 hours of dance instruction per week (each week may vary with the schedule).

Please note that students must commit to the entirety of the program.

At the conclusion of the Summer Intensive, students who demonstrate exceptional talent, potential and commitment are invited to join MCB School’s accomplished year-round training program in our Student and Pre-Professional Divisions.

To be part of our 2023 Summer Intensive Program, students must audition during our Summer Audition Tour by the following – attend an in-person class in one of the cities during our 2023 National Audition Tour or Send us your audition video.

Visit our Audition Page or Browse tabs below for Audition Information, Housing & Student Life Information, and Program Pricing.

 


 

2023 National Audition Tour Dates

Students many audition in-person at any of the locations and dates below.
(No virtual classes available).
To view available class times and cities for student’s age group please create an account on our Audition Registration Portal.

 

Saturday, January 7, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 5 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
Seattle, WA
Boston, MA
Miami Beach, FL

Sunday, January 8, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 5 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
New York, NY
Portland, OR

Friday, January 13, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Wed. Jan. 11 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
Tampa, FL

Saturday, January 14, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 12 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
Washington, D.C.
Charlotte, NC

Monday, January 16, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 12 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
Philadelphia, PA

Sunday, January 22, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 19 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
San Francisco, CA

Friday, January 27, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Wed. Jan. 25 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
Cincinnati, OH

Saturday, January 28, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Wed. Jan. 25 at 12 pm ET )
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
Chicago, IL

Sunday, January 29, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Wed. Jan. 25 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
Indianapolis, IN
Kansas City, MO

Sunday, February 5, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs.. Feb. 2 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
Orlando, FL

To view available class times and cities for student’s age group please create an account on our Audition registration portal.
To get the most up-to-date class times and/or dates login into our Audition Registration Portal.

Freed of London is proud to be the official sponsor of the National Audition Tour.

 

Please browse tabs below for Audition Information, Housing & Student Life Information, and Program Pricing.

Housing and Student Life

5-Week Summer Intensive Housing

Supervised Housing at Tradewinds Apartments is offered for 5-Week Summer Intensive students ages 14 and up. Students must turn 14 by the start (first day) of the program to enroll in housing.

Tradewinds Apartments is located at 2365 Pine Tree Drive in Miami Beach, just two blocks from Miami City Ballet School (about a 5-7 minute walk). Each one-bedroom apartment suite housing up-to four (4) students per apartment is approximately 750 square feet, featuring a large bedroom with two bunk beds, living room, bathroom, two large closets and an oversized kitchen. These apartment style residences are fully furnished with a fully equipped kitchen and all utilities, linens, and housewares provided.

In addition to 24-hour building security, full-time Housing Manager(s) are available around the clock to meet our students’ needs during the 5-week program.

Important to note: Tradewinds Apartments is set up as independent living. Students are responsible for their own meals complete with grocery shopping and cooking/meal prep (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), laundry, and commute to and from the studios.

 

5-Week Summer Student Life & Activities

Pricing

All paid tuition and fees are non-refundable

Registration Fee: $150.00
Tuition: $3,200.00
Activity Fee: $25.00
Housing: $2,550.00

It is important to note that meals are not included and/or provided for Tradewinds Housing.

Can I register to audition?

Any student ages 12 and up can audition to be considered for the MCB 5-Week Summer Intensive by auditioning during the 2023 Summer Intensive Audition Tour. Students must be 12 years old by the beginning of the program on June 27th.

For our 2023 Summer Audition Season, Miami City Ballet School is going on our Tour to hold in-person auditions in cities around the US. If you cannot attend one of our in-person auditions, don’t worry, video submissions are also accepted.

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • Please only complete ONE registration form even if you are interested in more than one program. Participants only need to attend/submit one audition to be evaluated for all programs.
  • You must register with the age group you are on the day of the audition.
  • If your plans changes, after you complete a pre-registration for a particular city or video registration, you may switch audition cities or between an in-person and video audition. To make this switch contact School@miamicityballet.org
  • Accepted students are invited for the appropriate program(s) based on artistic evaluation.

 

What is the cost of the Audition?

In-person Auditions
Pre-Registration Cost: $40 .00
Walk-up costs: $45.00

Prospective students can Pre-Register for an in-person audition. After the pre-registration deadline for each city, day of registrations (walk-ins) are accepted. Please note, there is a cost increase for day of registrations. Space for each audition could be limited, therefore, pre-registration is highly recommended.

Video Auditions

Video Audition Cost: $40.00
Results for video submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis and sent beginning January 9th, 2023.

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • Pre-Registration & Video Audition fees are only by accepted via credit card through online audition registration.
  • Walk-ups audition fees are accepted via credit card, cash, or check.
  • All audition fees are final, non-refundable, and non-transferable regardless of circumstance!

 

How do I register for an audition?

For more audition details and audition class dates visit our Auditions Page and refer to specific audition tab for each option.
Please follow the link below to create an account, view available class times and age groups, as well as complete the registration form to audition in a class during our 2023 Audition Tour (In-person only).

AUDITION CLASS REGISTRATION

For students not attending an in-person audition class can send a pre-recorded video audition. Visit our Auditions Page (and select the Summer Program Video Audition tab) for audition details and video guidelines on what to include in your video.

Please follow the link below to create an account, complete the registration form, and submit your video.

VIDEO AUDITION REGISTRATION


 

Got Questions?

Contact MCB School at 305.929.7007 or email school@miamicityballet.org