Kansas City Ballet School

Junior Summer Intensive

Junior Summer Intensive in Kansas City

The perfect way for aspiring dancers to spend their summer days!

June 5 – June 23, 2023
South Campus
Students (9-14)

The Kansas City Ballet School’s Junior Summer Intensive is specifically designed with the young dancer in mind. This three-week program offers students a rigorous and comprehensive study of ballet technique and exposure to a broad variety of dance styles. All curriculum in this program is presented in a nurturing and positive environment at Kansas City Ballet School’s South Campus. Students will experience a truly unique program working with members of the Kansas City Ballet’s artistic staff, nationally acclaimed guest teachers and school faculty.

Important Dates

November 28, 2022 – Pre-registration for JSI Audition opens
February 8, 2023 – Last day to pre-register for the JSI Audition
February 12, 2023 – JSI Audition 10:00-11:30pm @ Bolender Center
February 17, 2023 – Video audition submission deadline
February 23, 2023 – Audition results sent out and registration opens
March 17, 2023 – Registration and deposit due by 6:00pm CST
April 1, 2023 – Financial aid application due
May 12, 2023 – Tuition balance due
June 5, 2023 – First day of the JSI
June 23, 2023 – Last day of the JSI

Invited students must secure their spot in the program by March 17, 2023.

Curriculum

There will be two groups of students. Group 1 will attend class Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Group 2 will attend class Monday through Friday from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM (June 5-July 23). Group assignments will be give prior to the start of the program.

Classes for 2023 may include:
Ballet Technique
Pre-Pointe
Pointe (prior pointe experience required)
Repertory
Variations
Modern
Jazz
Character
Contemporary
Musical Theater
Yoga
Progressing Ballet Technique
Pilates Mat

Cost

Tuition $1,500
Deposit (applied toward the total tuition cost) $250

Need-Based Financial Aid

KCBS offers a limited amount of need-based financial aid for the Junior Summer Intensive.

FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION

FAQs

Will housing be provided?

Dormitory housing is not provided for Junior Summer Intensive students.

Below is a list of hotels located near the South Campus for out-of-town students:

Extended Stay America
5401 W 110th St
Overland Park, KS 66211
913-661-7111
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
10920 Nall Ave
Overland Park, KS 66211
913-312-0900
Embassy Suites
10601 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66212
913-649-7060
Hyatt Place
5001 W 110th St
Overland Park, KS 66211
913-491-9002

Will there be a performance?

Students will showcase their progress in an informal demonstration on Friday, June 23. More details about the location and time will be coming soon! Students who do not reside in Kansas City should make travel plans for Saturday in the case of an evening demonstration.

Audition Information

Please follow the link below for information on the audition taking place at Kansas City Ballet School on February 12.

AUDITION INFORMATION