Summer Intensive 2014
Dates: June 30, 2014 –August 2, 2014 (5 weeks) with a Final Performance Saturday, August 2, 2014
Ages: 9 through Pre-Professional (A minimum of two years ballet training is required.
Schedule: Monday through Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 2:30pm
Location: FSU Center for the Performing Arts, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
Tuition: $2,200 for 5 weeks. Or $500 per week for abbreviated stays.
Room & Board: $600 per week, all meals and transportation included (fully chaperoned)
Audition Fee: $25 live or video audition
Live Audition dates:
Destination 1: Chicago, IL
Destination 2: Cincinnati, OH
Destination 3: Houston, TX
Destination 4: Anchorage, AK
Destination 5: Atlanta, GA
Destination 6: Natick, MA
Destination 7: Washington D.C
Destination 8: Sarasota, FL
Saturday, March 1, 2:00-4:00
The Sarasota Ballet
Destination 9: Miami, FL
Saturday, March 8, 2:00-4:00
Artistic Dance Center
Destination 10: Hong Kong
Sunday, February 23
Destination 11: Taiwan
May 1- May 5
The Sarasota Ballet School provides the highest caliber of training available to aspiring professional dancers, and recreational students alike. Internationally renowned for its exceptional teaching staff and commitment to artistic excellence, the Sarasota Ballet School inspires students of all ages and levels to set and achieve their goals. In a safe and nurturing environment, the School’s affiliation to the world renowned Sarasota Ballet Company allows us to offer students our unique performance opportunities in a wonderful theatre.
Faculty: The Sarasota Ballet School Summer Intensive is proud and privileged to have a well-educated faculty including members of The Sarasota Ballet Company and The Sarasota Ballet School Faculty. As part of The Sarasota Ballet, often the School Faculty is supplemented by world-renowned guest artists. Some of the faculty includes Isabel Dubrocq, Javier Dubrocq, Sherri Kitchens, Pavel Fomin, Dex Honea, Kate Honea, Lisa Townsend, Wendy Johnson, Sara Sardelli, Pedro Batista, Courtney Smith and Chaz Glunk.
Placement: Initially, each student is assessed and placed in the appropriate level based on observed technical ability and physical strength. The curriculum for each level allows for each individual student to continue to grow and increase his or her abilities and strength. Our focus of instruction is most beneficial for the individual student. The emphasis of the program is ballet with supplementary classes in pointe, variations, modern, jazz, and character as appropriate for the student.
Curriculum: Ballet, pointe, variations, repertoire, modern, jazz, contemporary, partnering, character, flamenco, virtuosity, Pilates, yoga, stretch and workshops will be held on topics such as injury prevention, nutrition as well as music . Advanced students will be able to participate in Pas de Duex and master classes as well.
Room and Board: A fully chaperoned housing is arranged at the Residence Inn by Marriott, 1040 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34234. The fee of $600 per week includes a beautiful and comfortable shared suite, 3 meals per day, and transportation between the hotel and The Sarasota Ballet.
Outside Activities: As the training schedule allows, there will be opportunities to enjoy excursions such as visits to the Sarasota area’s award winning beautiful beaches and shopping attractions. Also other attractions such as a sunset cruise, the Ringling Museum of Art, Selby Gardens, malls, movies and more. All outside activities are chaperoned. Excursion fees may apply.
Payment Schedule: Upon acceptance, students must return registration forms with a non-refundable tuition deposit of $300 and a $600 deposit for housing is required. Deposits will be applied to the total amount(s) due. There are no refunds for housing or tuition deposits.
Dress Code: Ballet: Girls must wear pink transition tights, black leotard, pink ballet shoes and hair in a bun. Boys must wear black tights, white t-shirt, and black ballet shoes. Pointe: Pointe shoes and a black ballet skirt. Jazz: Black jazz shoes and black jazz pants. Character: Black character shoes and black character skirt 4 inches below the knee.
6. Money for excursions, laundry, etc
Please contact the Sarasota Ballet education department.