Kansas City Ballet School

Summer Intensive

Kansas City Ballet Summer Intensive

June 17-July 20, 2024

Summer Intensive for dancers ages 12-22
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

This intensive was truly amazing. My experience here has been unmatched to any other intensive I have been to even during the pandemic.

- 2021 Summer Intensive Student


Tuition $3,000
Housing Package (Includes dorm and cafeteria costs) $3,600


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 13, 2024.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Information Packets & Daily Schedule

Daily Schedule Sample

9:00 – 10:45 am Ballet Technique
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pointe/ Men’s Class
12:00 – 1:00pm Conditioning
1:00 -2:00 pm Lunch
2:15 – 3:30 pm Modern
3:45 – 5:00 pm Repertory

Summer Intensive Elevé and T-shirt Order Forms

Summer Intensive Elevé Leotard/Shirt

As included as part of your registration fee, each student will receive one (1) Elevé Leotard or Men’s Shirt. The order form below is for ordering ADDITIONAL leotards/shirts ONLY.


Summer Intensive T-shirt

Summer Intensive T-shirts are available for purchase. For all dorm students, one (1) KCBS SI T-shirt is included in your housing package.

Order KCBS SI T-shirt 

Important Dates

Monday, November 27, 2023 Pre-registration for Summer Intensive auditions opens
Thursday, January 18, 2024 Last day to pre-register for January NSIA Audition at KCBS
Sunday, January 21, 2024 January NSIA Audition at KCBS
Thursday, February 8, 2024 Last day to pre-register for February audition at KCBS
Sunday, February 11, 2024 February audition at KCBS
Friday, February 16, 2024 Video auditions due
Saturday, February 24, 2024 All audition results sent out and registration opens
Friday, March 1, 2024 Financial aid application due
Monday, March 18, 2024 Registration and deposits due
Sunday, April 7, 2024 Summer Intensive t-shirt orders due
Monday, May 13, 2024 Balance of fees due
Sunday, June 16, 2024 Move – in day for dorm students
Monday, June 17, 2024 First day of Summer Intensive classes
Saturday, July 20, 2024 Final day of classes and studio demonstrations*

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

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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