Summer Intensive

Summer Intensive

Students ages 9-22 years old

Junior Intensive — June 24- July 5, 2019
Senior Intensive — June 24-July 20, 2019

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The summer of 2019 marks the twenty-fourth year of Tulsa Ballet’s Summer Intensive, offering students the opportunity to train with guest artists from the international dance community and the distinguished faculty from Tulsa Ballet, “one of the best ballet companies in the world”.  Serious ballet students ages nine years and older are invited to audition for this summer intensive.  Admission is by audition only.  Students ages 18-22 who are interested in the Graduate Program or Tulsa Ballet II will also be considered during the Summer Intensive.

Summer Intensive Faculty

Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education Faculty

  • Arlene Minkhorst, Director of Education
  • Alexandra Bergman, Ballet
  • Carla Lopez Ponlla, Ballet
  • Julie Marquet, Ballet
  • Beatrice Sebelin, Ballet
  • Tyne Shillingford, Jazz
  • Yi Wang, Ballet

TBCDE Faculty Bios

Guest Faculty

  • Ashley Boyack, Contemporary
  • Galina Chapovalova, Character
  • DeLynn Fairless, Visual Arts
  • Jera Wolfe, Contemporary & Choreographer

Auditions

Scholarships will be awarded at every audition location.  Ladies should wear a standard ballet leotard, tights and ballet shoes.  Gentlemen should wear a fitted shirt and standard ballet tights with ballet shoes.  All students should bring a 4×6 (or smaller) headshot to the audition, and the audition fee of $25.

TULSA, OKLAHOMA
January 12, 2019
Tulsa Ballet – Brookside Campus
Registration is one hour prior to audition time
Ages 9-12: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Info Session: 2:00-2:30pm
Ages 13 and up: 2:30-3:30pm

TBCDE students in Lower & Upper School do not need to take an audition class.

WASHINGTON, DC
January 13, 2019
Kirov Academy
Registration: 11:00am
12 and up: 11:30am-1:00pm
Info Session: 1:00-1:30pm
BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
January 13, 2019
The HARID Conservatory
Registration: 11:00am
12 and up: 11:30-1:00pm
Info Session: 1:00-1:30pm
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
January 19, 2019
James Sewell Ballet
Registration: 11:00-11:30am
Ages 12 and up: 11:30am-12:30pm
Info Session: 12:30-1:00pm
HOUSTON, TEXAS
January 20, 2019
Houston Ballet
Registration: 9:00am
Ages 9-12: 9:30-10:15am
Ages 13 and up: 10:30-11:30am
SAN DIEGO, CA
January 26, 2019
Registration: 4:00pm
Ages 12 and up: 4:30-5:30pm
Info Session: 5:30-6:00pm
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA (OKC metro)
January 27, 2019
Academy of Ballet and Theatre Arts
Registration: 2:00pm
Ages 9-12: 2:30-3:30pm
Info session: 3:30pm
Ages 13 & up: 4:00-5:30pm
FORT WORTH, TEXAS
February 3, 2019
Texas Ballet Theatre
Registration: 1:30pm
Ages 9-12:  2:00-3:00pm
Info Session: 3:00-3:30pm
Ages 13 and up: 3:30-4:30pm
DENVER, COLORADO
February 3, 2019
Colorado Ballet
Registration: 11:00am
Ages 9-12: 11:30am-12:30pm
Info Session: 12:30-1:00pm
Ages 13 and up: 1:00-2:00pm
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
February 10, 2019
Kansas City Ballet
Registration: 11:00am
Ages 9-12: 11:30am-12:30pm
Info Session: 12:30-1:00pm
Ages 13 and up: 1:00-2:00pm
BROKEN ARROW, OKLAHOMA
February 23, 2019
Tulsa Ballet – Hardesty Campus
Registration is one hour prior to audition time
Ages 9-12: 12:30-1:30pm
Info Session: 1:30-2:00pm
Ages 13 and up: 2:00-3:00pm

TBCDE students in Lower & Upper School do not need to take an audition class.

Call or email us for more information: 918-712-5327 or education@tulsaballet.org

VIDEO AUDITIONS

Video audition should contain both barre and center work, as well as pointe work, if applicable. The video length should be 5-10 minutes.  If you have any questions, please email us at education@tulsaballet.org.


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Registration and Tuition

Applicants will be notified by mail/email following auditions. Registrations are accepted until March 31st or until the roster is full.

Tuition payments will be due May 1st (50% of the balance) and June 1st (remaining balance). Late payments will incur a Late Fee and may result in the loss of a dancer’s place. All returned checks are subject to a Returned Check Fee.

Junior Intensive

June 24- July 5, 2019 
Location: Broken Arrow Campus — Hardesty Center

Students ages 9-12 (as of July 1, 2019) accepted into the program will be invited to attend our two-week Junior Intensive.  Students attending the Junior Intensive will participate in a closing demonstration in Tulsa Ballet’s in-house theater.

Junior Intensive Tuition:

  • $750

Senior Intensive

June 24-July 20, 2019
Location: Brookside Campus — SemGroup Center

Students ages 13-22 (as of July 1, 2019) accepted into the program will be invited to attend our 4-week Senior Intensive.  Requests to attend the program for 2 weeks will be considered based upon availability. A closing demonstration in Tulsa Ballet’s in-house theater will take place on the last day of the program.

Senior Division Tuition:

  • 2 Weeks: $875
  • 4 Weeks: $1500

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Housing

Housing is only available for students in our Senior Intensive.  Housing fees include lodging at the Doubletree by Hilton hotel near the ballet studios, daily meals, activities, and ground transportation.

Senior Division Housing:

  • 2 Weeks: $1,300
  • 4 Weeks: $2,500

Classes

Students will have ballet technique 6 days a week and will participate in a full schedule of complimentary classes to further a dancer’s artistic and technical development. Placement and qualification for pointe classes are entirely the decision of the Artistic Staff.