Kansas City Ballet Summer Intensive

Kansas City Dance School

Kansas City Ballet Summer Intensive

Kansas City Ballet Summer Intensive

June 15 – July 17, 2020

Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity

500 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO


The Kansas City Ballet Summer Intensive offers a curriculum focused on classical ballet with exposure to a variety of dance disciplines. Artistic staff and school faculty of Kansas City Ballet combine to create one of the best summer intensive offered in the country. Our world-class guest instructors bring additional expertise that is unmatched and will help prepare students for the demands of a professional career. We educate not just the dancer, but the whole person.

Kansas City Ballet Summer Intensive

Kansas City Ballet School, as a whole, is genuinely the most supportive environment for students to train in dance and pursue their goals. The teachers and staff truly care for you as a person, not just how you perform on stage.

- 2018 Summer Intensive Student


Tuition $2,750
Housing $3,250
Activities Included in Housing

A non-refundable $500 deposit is required to reserve a place in the program.
A non-refundable $500 deposit is required to hold a place in the dormitory.
These deposits are applied toward the total tuition/housing costs.

The balance of fees is due by May 15, 2020.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Unmatched Expertise

Summer Intensive provides a deep dive into ballet technique as they prepare you for a career as a professional ballet dancer. Programs are designed to address the individual technical and artistic needs of intermediate and advanced/pre-professional students. Classes are taught by KC Ballet School faculty and guests.

Important Dates

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Audition Tour Pre-Registration opens
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Video Auditions Due
Friday, May 15, 2020 Balance of Fees due
Sunday, June 14, 2020 Move – In Day for Dorm Students
Monday, June 15, 2020 First Day of Summer Intensive Classes
Friday, July 17, 2020 Final Day of Classes and Studio Demonstrations*

*More detailed information will be provided to students once their registration is complete.


We are currently still looking for male applicants for our Resident Assistant positions with KCBS. At this time, we are no longer looking for female RA applicants. Please note that our RAs be at least 21 years of age. Follow the link and fill out the application form if you are interested in this opportunity.

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For more information about Kansas City Ballet’s Summer Intensive, contact Kansas City Ballet School at 816.931.2299 or school@kcballet.org.¬†