2014 KANSAS CITY BALLET SCHOOL SUMMER INTENSIVE
Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity
500 W. Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO
June 16 – July 18, 2014
2014 National Audition Tour
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Audition fee: $25 cash, check or money order
Please print and complete the 2014 Summer Intensive Audition Form and bring to the audition.
Please provide two photos: a 4X6 headshot (females with hair up) and 4X6 first arabesque shot (females on pointe). For females, photos should be taken in black leotard, pink tights, and hair in a ballet bun. For males, photos should be taken in white shirt and black tights.
If unable to attend an audition or if the audition tour has passed, one may submit a DVD postmarked by February 21, 2014. DVD Audtion fee, $25.
Print and complete the 2014 Summer Intensive DVD Audition Form.
Kansas City Ballet School
Summer Intensive 2014
500 W. Pershing Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
Click here for DVD audition requirements.
The Kansas City Ballet School’s Summer Intensive runs from June 16- July 18, 2014. The five-week program offers classes for students 11-21 years of age (females who have had a minimum of one year of pointe work).
Students attend class Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Our highly-concentrated curriculum includes Ballet Technique, Pointe, Repertoire, Variations, Men’s Technique, Flamenco, Modern, Jazz, and Pas de Deux (taught for the highest level).
Classes in Yoga, Pilates, Injury Prevention, and Nutrition are also included in this program.
Students will showcase their progress in a studio demonstration on Friday, July 18, 2014 (Time TBA).
Kansas City Ballet School reserves the right to place students in the appropriate level and to revise the curriculum and placement, as necessary.
All program attendees will be considered for KCB II positions.
A non-refundable $300 deposit is required to reserve a place in the Intensive Program. A $300 deposit is required to hold a place in the dormitory.
These deposits are applied toward the total tuition/housing costs.
Supervised room and board accommodations are available on the lovely campus of the Kansas City Art Institute (4415 Warwick Blvd. KC, MO 64111) near the Country Club Plaza.
Chaperones provide close supervision. Transportation is provided to and from classes as well as to scheduled activities.
A $300 residence hall deposit is required to reserve housing accommodations. This deposit is applied towards the total housing cost.
The dormitory students attend activities on evenings and weekends that in the past have included a Kansas City Royals baseball game, Sporting KC soccer match, Worlds of Fun Amusement Park, Starlight Theater productions as well Shakespeare in the Park, the Kemper and Nelson Atkins Museums, and shopping at the Legends.
The Activity fee of $350 is required by all students in residence housing.
Non-dormitory students are welcome to join all activities by paying the required $350 activity fee.
Students who are awarded merit scholarships will be notified in their acceptance letter. Deadline for acceptance of merit scholarship is March 18, 2014.
The school offers a limited amount of financial aid for the Summer Intensive. Awards are based on need. Students awarded financial aid will be notified by March 27, 2014.
Deadline for application is March 17, 2014.
Download the 2014 Financial Aid Policies
Download the 2014 Financial Aid Application
February 21, 2014 - DVD Auditions with audition fee due
March 17, 2014 - Financial Aid Application due
March 18, 2014 - Merit Scholarship Acceptance due
March 28, 2014 - Registration Forms & Deposit(s) for Tuition ($300) and Housing ($300) due
April 30, 2014 - Balance of Tuition, Housing and Activity Fees due.
Payments received after April 30 deadline are subject to a $150 late fee.
Arrival and Departure
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Monday, June 16, 2014
Friday, July 18, 2014
James Jordan, Ballet Master
Other Guest Faculty to be announced.
For more information about Kansas City Ballet's Summer Intensive, contact Kansas City Ballet School at 816-931-2299 or email@example.com.