Dance Academy Summer Intensive

Enhance your ballet training and experience life on the beautiful Colburn campus during this one-week intensive. Students will grow through close work with Colburn’s distinguished faculty and special guest teachers. 

Classes will include but are not limited to ballet technique, contemporary, partnering, conditioning, and exploring approaches to artistic perspectives through conversations and various repertoire. 

Program Overview  


June 17–22, 2024
Monday-Saturday 9:00 am–5:00 pm 

Age Range  

14–17 years old  

Faculty will include (but not limited to): 

Margaret Tracey
Seth Belliston
Yuka Fukuda
Zippora Karz 

Student Requirements 

Approximately three years classical ballet training and proficiency in pointework for those training en pointe.


The Colburn School’s downtown Los Angeles location offers access to some of the best venues, art installations, and dining experiences in the country. During the intensive, you can explore all that LA’s cultural center has to offer, and even stay on campus in Colburn’s dorms.

Tuition and Fees  

Audition Fee: $35
Tuition: $1,100
Registration Fee: $25 

Residential Fees (optional) 

Room and board: $805 

How to Apply

Audition Requirements: 

Dancers must audition at one of our two in person auditions. Video auditions are also accepted.  

Los Angeles 

The Colburn School
200 S Grand Avenue
Sunday, January 28, 11:30 am to 2 pm
Registration begins at 11:30 am 

New York 

The Ailey School
405 W 55th Street
Sunday, March 10, 1 to 3:30 pm
Registration begins at 1 pm 

Video applications will be accepted for the 2024 Dance Academy Summer Intensive Program and the 2024–25 Colburn Dance Academy. A $35 registration fee is required for both in-person and video auditions. Please send audition videos to 

Registration  Deadline 

April 15, 2024 

Audition Information

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