Summer Intensive 2022
 June 5-18, 2022

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February 25, 2022, 5:00pm ET

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Explore BalletX’s mission to inspire imagination, emotion, expression, and community through dance during our two-week pre-professional Summer Intensive held in person this June at BalletX’s Center for World Premiere Choreography located at 1923 Washington Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19146. 

With world-class instructors and in-depth classes designed to enhance technique, artistry, and versatility, BalletX’s Summer Intensive challenges students in an intimate company setting to prepare them for life as professional contemporary ballet dancers. Expand and deepen your classical and contemporary ballet technique required of professional dancers working today. Take advantage of one-on-one individual attention and coaching in a rigorous, supportive, and collaborative group setting.

  • Take company class daily alongside BalletX dancers, taught by Artistic & Executive Director Christine Cox, Associate Artistic Director Tara Keating, and BalletX artistic staff.
  • Learn and explore signature works from BalletX repertory. 
  • Build strength and learn healthy conditioning techniques in our fitness program designed especially for dancers.
  • Discover and amplify your artistry during choreographic process classes taught by choreographers Gregory Dawson and Nicole Caruana.
  • Participate in interactive professional development sessions with the BalletX artistic team and collaborators, gaining invaluable insight into the life of today’s contemporary ballet dancer.
  • Receive individualized advice and direction on your resume, reel, headshot, and audition best practices.
  • Perform alongside the BalletX company at a community event on June 18, 2022.



About the Intensive
  • WHEN: June 5-18, 2022
  • WHERE: BalletX's Center for World Premiere Choreography
  • TUITION: $1,600.00
  • SCHOLARSHIPS: Limited partial scholarships available
  • EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Advanced Ballet
  • ENROLLMENT: Students must be 16-24 years of age. BalletX will accept a maximum class size of 35 students.
More Details
  • The 2022 Summer Intensive will be held in-person at BalletX's Center for World Premiere Choreography in Philadelphia, PA.
  • BalletX does not offer housing for its Intensives.
  • All participants will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before the first day of class.
To Apply
  • Applicants must be prepared to submit a Video Audition, Dance Resume, Headshot, and Dance Shot.
  • The video audition should be a maximum of 15 minutes in length. It should include barre work (tendus, degage with passe, ronde de jambe á terre and en l'air, adagio, and grand battements) center work (tendus/pirouettes from 5th, adagio, and small jumps), and short clip of phrasework or performance footage, either on stage, in the studio, or at home.
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