Summer Intensive


KC Ballet Summer Intensive Cost

Tuition $2,800
Housing Package (Includes dorms and cafeteria costs) $3,000

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 June 5, 2021. Any accounts with a balance remaining on June 8, 2021 may be subject to a $150 late fee.



Merit scholarships are awarded based on the audition and students receiving them will be notified in their acceptance letter. There is no application process. Merit scholarships must be accepted by the date listed in their acceptance letter.

Financial Aid

KCBS offers a limited amount of need-based financial aid for the Summer Intensive. Students may apply for financial aid after receiving acceptance into the Summer Intensive Program.

Admitted students who auditioned by video will be notified in the acceptance email of their deadlines for submitting registration and deposits. Please do not submit an application until you have received acceptance to the Kansas City Ballet Summer Intensive. The deadline to submit a Financial Aid application is one week prior to the registration deadline.

  • Financial aid is usually a partial award.
  • Aid is only applicable for the full 4-weeks of the Summer Intensive and may not be applied to partial attendance.
  • Aid is only applicable to tuition, not housing or activity fees for the Summer Intensive Program.
  • The deadline to submit a Financial Aid Application is April 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm CST.

Financial Aid application


If you auditioned on this date: Financial Aid application must be submitted by this date: Registration and deposits must be received by this date:
January 3 January 29 February 5
January 9, 10 February 5 February 12
January 16, 17 February 12 February 19
January 23, 24 February 19 February 26
January 30, 31 February 26 March 5
February 7 March 5 March 12

Refund Policy

If your student has to withdraw from the program for any reason, a portion of tuition and housing costs may be refunded at the discretion of the School Director. Based on the date of withdrawal notice, certain payments are non-refundable.

Non-Refundable Tuition $500 Deposit
Non-Refundable Housing $500 Deposit

Injury Policy

In the event a student is injured to the point where they are unable to participate PRIOR to the beginning of the program:

  • A doctor’s note explaining the injury must be received by KCBS.
  • Tuition/Housing Deposits are nonrefundable.
  • Any payments made beyond deposits will be refunded via check.

COVID Policy

In the event we are forced to shift to a virtual program due to the pandemic:

  • Students will be given the option of a virtual program. Deposits can be shifted to the cost of the virtual program.
  • Any payments made beyond the cost of the virtual program will be refunded.
  • Tuition/Housing Deposits are nonrefundable.
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