• YOUNG DANCER INTENSIVE

    MONDAY, July 31 – FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2023

YOUNG DANCER INTENSIVE

Monday, July 31 – Friday, August 11, 2023


For Students ages 9 and up. Audition required.

Miami City Ballet School offers a two-week program designed for dedicated young dancers who are seeking a challenging summer dance experience. This program gives students ages 9 and up the chance to train with MCB’s renowned faculty and experience the highest quality of dance education. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to be exposed to MCB School’s curriculum and experience first-hand what it is like to train at Miami City Ballet School.

The Young Dancer Intensive program consists of a carefully designed curriculum to support each technical level to provide 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.

Classes are held five days per week (Monday through Friday). On the first day of the program, all students will participate in a level placement class and program orientation. Students can expect up to 19 – 20 hours of dance instruction per week (each week may vary with the schedule).

Students will attend a full day of classes ranging from: (classes vary by level).

  • Ballet
  • Technqiue
  • Pre-Proint/Pointe
  • Variations
  • Ballet Terminology/History
  • Contemporary
  • Musical Theater
  • Stretch & Strengthen
  • Pilates

During these two – weeks our young dancers will find themselves immersed in an environment where we foster artistry, a love of dance, and respect for one another, while demanding dedication, focus, and hard work. Through this dedicated two-week training, these young students will find growth, improvements, and confidence in their dancing.

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

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

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
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

Sunday, January 15, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 12 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
Boston, MA
New Orleans, LA

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

Friday, January 20, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 19 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
Los Angeles, CA

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.

Pricing

All paid tuition and fees are non-refundable, and/or non-transferable.

Registration Fee: $75
Two-Week Intensive Tuition: $1,350.00

*Please note – Housing is NOT available for the Young Dancer Intensive program.

How do I audition?

Any student ages 9 and up can audition to be considered for the MCB 2-Week Young Dancer Intensive by auditioning during the 2023 Summer Intensive Audition Tour. Students must be 9 years old by the beginning of the program on July 31st, 2023.

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.

For more audition details and audition class dates visit our Auditions Page and refer to specific audition tab for each option.

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?

For more audition details and audition class dates visit our Auditions Page and refer to specific audition tab for each option.

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