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JUNE 28 - JULY 31 2021 | Ages 11-21 | Update as of April 26: we are currently full and have a waitlist.

NEW VIRTUAL OPTION: We will be accepting students who would like to participate in the program virtually. If you are interested in auditioning for a virtual place, please contact us at: [email protected]. At this time we plan to run our program as normal as possible, however this could change according to the latest COVID-19 guidelines.

The Sarasota Ballet is the only professional company on the west coast of Florida. It has an international reputation for the quality and artistry of its dancers. Each summer, our students are given a unique chance to develop these areas and achieve their goals. Students will receive a broad curriculum including classical ballet, pointe, men's virtuosity, pas de deux, modern and conditioning led by our world-class faculty in small class sizes. The program culminates in a performance opportunity for all those who complete either 3 or 5 weeks.  Summer students will also be considered for our Trainee Program and our year-round pre-professional program, The Margaret Barbieri Conservatory, At least 40% of our Trainees started their journey with us in the summer.

5 weeks                 $525 per week
3-4 weeks             $575 per week – students who wish to be in the final performances must attend the last 3 weeks
1-2 weeks             $625 per week – 1 week is by special permission only

All registered students will have received a welcome email with information regarding special rates at the Hampton Inn plus options for connecting with other families to arrange own housing. We will not be offering supervised housing this summer. 

Classes run from 9:30-4:30, Monday to Friday. If classes run on Saturday, they will be from 9:30-1:00

Sample schedule:
9:30-11:15 | Technique
11:30-12:30 | Pointe/Variations/Men's Virtuosity
12:30-1:30 | Lunch
1:30-3:00 | Second Technique or Master Class
3:15-4:30 | Modern/Jazz/Pas de deux/Conditioning/Meet the Artist/Professional Development Lectures


1. Video/YouTube - Cost $35
Video submissions for virtual only students are now being accepted. Please click on pre-register button below.

Students may send in a link to video/Vimeo/YouTube with classwork to [email protected] 
Students will need to pre-register
Video Audition - Pre-Register

Video should include:
3-5 minutes of barre work, incorporating plie, tendu, rond de jambe, adagio and grand battement. One side is fine.
3-5 minutes of centre work that includes adagio, pirouettes, petit and grand allegro, tours for men and pointe for ladies

Health and Safety
The health and safety of our students is of the utmost importance. While we are planning to run the program as normal, we want you to be assured that should the COVID 19 pandemic still impact the United States, we have tried and tested health and safety protocols in place. This will allow us to offer in studio and virtual classes.

Read about how we successfully ran last summer’s International Intensive


Contact us: [email protected] or 941.225.6520

The Sarasota Ballet International Intensive is proud to be sponsored by Freed of London.

Box Office: 941.359.0099
Phone: 941.359.0099
5555 North Tamiami Trail  Sarasota , FL  34243