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 3 – June 21, 2024
South Campus at meadowbrook
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 at Meadowbrook. Students will experience a truly unique program working with members of the Kansas City Ballet’s artistic staff and school faculty.

Kansas City Ballet Junior Summer Intensive

Important Dates

November 27, 2023 – Pre-registration for JSI Audition opens
February 8, 2024 – Last day to pre-register for the JSI Audition
February 11, 2024 – JSI Audition
February 16, 2024 – Video audition submission deadline
February 24, 2024 – Registration opens
March 1, 2024 – Financial aid application due
March 18, 2024 – Registration and deposit due by 6:00pm CST
April 7, 2024 – JSI t-shirt orders due
May 13, 2024 – Tuition balance due
June 3, 2024 – First day of the JSI
June 21, 2024 – Last day of the JSI

Invited students must secure their spot in the program by March 18, 2024.


All dancers will attend class Monday through Friday, 9:00AM-4:00PM. Students will be divided into two levels for classes.

Classes for 2024 may include:
Ballet Technique
Pointe (prior pointe experience required)
Musical Theater
Progressing Ballet Technique
Pilates Mat


Tuition $1,600
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.



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:


Accomodations near the South Campus

Will there be a performance?

Students will showcase their progress in an informal demonstration on Friday, June 21. This performance will take place at KCB’s Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity. More information is available in the JSI Info Packet.

Audition Information

The JSI audition will be held at KCB’s Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity.

10:00-11:30 A.M.

For more information on the audition at Kansas City Ballet School on February 11:

Additional INFO

To register for the JSI audition:

Audition Registration ForM


Junior Summer Intensive Student Page

More information about the JSI, for accepted students, can be found on the student page!