2017 Summer Intensive (Ages 8+)

Ballet Hispanico 


JULY 10-28

A one-of-a-kind Summer Intensive that challenges students to strengthen their classical technique, experience contemporary forms, and develop professional skills through specialized forums, all through a multicultural lens at one of the nation's leading training programs.

Led by Michelle Manzanales, Director of the Ballet Hispánico School of Dance, and Caridad Martinez, former principal dancer with the Cuban National Ballet, Ballet Hispánico's multifaceted Summer Intensive experience provides:

How to Audition (Creating a Video Reel, Writing a Resume, Headshots)
College & Beyond
Ask the Pros: Q&A Sessions with Ballet Hispánico Company Members
Dancer Wellness & Self-Care
Note that Ballet Hispánico is unable to provide housing for Summer Intensive students.

An accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD), Ballet Hispánico has been a leader in dance and cultural excellence in New York City and around the world for over 45 years. At our Summer Intensive, students will improve their technique, gain exposure to Ballet Hispanico and guest artists, and experience all that the dance capital of the world has to offer.

Download and share program flyer HERE.



Admission to the Summer Intensive is by audition only.

NYC Audition Dates
All NYC auditions are held at Ballet Hispánico at the Arnhold Center
167 West 89th Street, New York, NY 10024

Stay tuned for national audition dates.

Saturday, January 28
11:00 am-12:00 pm (ages 8-10)
12:30-1:30 pm (ages 11-13)
2:00-3:00 pm (ages 14+)

Saturday, February 25
1:20-2:30 pm (ages 8-10)
3:00-4:00 pm (ages 11-13)
4:30-5:30 pm (ages 14+)

Saturday, March 25
11:00 am-12:00 pm (ages 8-10)
12:30-1:30 pm (ages 11-13)
4:30-5:30 pm (ages 14+)

Please bring the following items to the audition:
1) Audition application form (download HERE)
2) $20.00 Audition fee (cash only)
3) Headshot
4) If student dances en pointe, he or she should bring pointe shoes to the audition

If you are unable to audition in New York, you may submit a video application. Instructions for the video audition may be downloaded HERE.  

Contact the School of Dance office at 212-362-6710.

Download the audition application form
Download the video audition instructions


Audition and register early to save!

Register before March 15: $1,800 for three-week program
Register before April 15: $1,900
Register after April 15: $2,100
$20 Audition fee, non-refundable (cash only)
$530 Deposit following acceptance into the program, non-refundable

A limited amount of financial aid is available to program participants.  

Photos (c) Paula Lobo


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