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 13 – July 1, 2022
Johnson County 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 Johnson County 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

Invited students must secure their spot in the program by March 18, 2022.
Spaces are extremely limited this year due to KCBS Health and Safety Protocols.

March 7, 2022 – Registration (Opens 10:00am CST)
March 18, 2022 – Registration and Deposit due (Registration will close at 6:00pm CST)*
April 1, 2022 – Financial Aid Application Due
May 13, 2022 – Tuition Balance Due

 

*Please note that there is a limited number of enrollment spots for the 2022 JSI due to our Covid-19 Health and Safety policies.

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 14-July 2). Group assignments will be give prior to the start of the program.

Classes for 2022 may include:

Ballet Technique
Pre-Pointe
Pointe (prior pointe experience required)
Repertory
Variations
Modern
Jazz
Character
Contemporary
Musical Theatre
Yoga
Conditioning:
Progressing Ballet Technique
Yoga
Pilates Mat

Cost

Tuition $1,425
Deposit *Applied toward the total tuition cost $225

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 Intensive students.

Below is a list of hotels located near the Johnson County 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, July 1. More details about the location and time will be coming soon. Students who do not reside in Kansas City please make travel plans for Saturday in the case of an evening demonstration.

Video Audition Information

Video Auditions must be submitted by February, 11.

AUDITION INFORMATION