- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential
- Destination: United States
- Provided By: Independent Provider
- Session Start: June, July
- Session Length: Two Weeks, Five Weeks
- Entering Grade: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG, College
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Performing & Visual Arts
- Sub-Categories: Dance
- Selective: Yes
- Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19+, 19
- Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
- Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
- Credit Awarded: Yes
American Ballet Theatres Summer Intensive has earned a reputation for being the most thorough and rewarding dance experience a student can have during the summer. The program offers top quality teachers that are dedicated to the learning process and growth of each individual student.
*Dancers may audition in person at one of the sites on our National Audition Tour or submit a video audition. Participation in the ABT Summer Intensive is by acceptance only.
Under the supervision of ABT’s incoming Artistic Director Susan Jaffe and Artistic Director of Summer Intensives Kate Lydon, the program offers top quality teachers and master guest teachers that are dedicated to the learning process and growth of each individual student. The ABT Summer Intensive focuses on developing well-rounded dancers through exposure to a wide variety of disciplines with an emphasis on classical ballet technique and key elements of ABT’s National Training Curriculum.
American Ballet Theatre will hold In-Person Summer Intensives in New York, NY & Irvine, California. Students participate in daily classes with ABT’s renowned faculty and enjoy a comprehensive curriculum that includes exposure to ABT artists, history and repertory. Class size will be limited.
California Summer Intesive
This two-week program will be held at the beautiful facilities at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The California Summer Intensive is aimed at giving advanced students a chance to train in an intensive environment with ABT’s expert faculty.
New York Summer Intensive
At the New York Summer Intensive, students will enjoy five weeks of classes in the ABT Studios at Broadway and 19th Street near Union Square. The New York Summer Intensive is geared toward advanced dancers and continues to be our longest, most challenging program. Students in this program are trained with ABT’s National Training Curriculum, receiving top-notch education in ballet technique. The New York Summer Intensive hosts special guest teachers including ABT Artistic Director Susan Jaffe and other ABT Directors of Repertoire.