Summer Intensive

Summer Intensive

Students ages 9-22 years old

Junior Intensive — June 21- July 3, 2020
Senior Intensive — June 21-July 18, 2020

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The summer of 2020 marks the twenty-fifth 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.  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 Trainee Program or Tulsa Ballet II will be considered during the Summer Intensive.

Summer Intensive Faculty

Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education Faculty

  • Arlene Minkhorst, Director of Education
  • Carla Lopez Ponlla, Ballet
  • Julie Marquet, Ballet
  • Beatrice Sebelin, Ballet
  • Yi Wang, Ballet

TBCDE Faculty Bios

Guest Faculty

  • Galina Chapavolova, Character
  • Jera Wolfe, Contemporary

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 11, 2020
Tulsa Ballet – Brookside Campus
Registration is one hour prior to audition time
Ages 9-12: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Info Session: 3:00-3:30pm
Ages 13 and up: 3:30-4:30pm


BOCA RATON, FLORIDA

January 12, 2020
The HARID Conservatory
Registration: 11:00am
12 and up: 11:30-1:00pm
Info Session: 1:00-1:30pm

COCA Regional Summer Intensive Auditions
January 17-19, 2020
St. Louis

 WASHINGTON, DC
January 19, 2020
Kirov Academy
Registration: 11:00am
12 and up: 11:30am-1:00pm
Info Session: 1:00-1:30pm

CHULA VISTA, CA
January 26, 2020
Chula Vista Ballet School
Registration: 1:00pm
Ages 12 and up: 1:30-3:00pm
Info Session: 3:00-3:30pm

EDMOND, OKLAHOMA (OKC)
February 2, 2020
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

HOUSTON, TEXAS
February 9, 2020
Ballet Center of Houston
Registration: 1:00-1:30pm
Ages 9-12: 1:30-2:30pm
Info Session: 2:30-3:00pm
Ages 13 and up: 3:00-4:00pm

DALLAS, TEXAS
February 16, 2020
Texas Ballet Theatre, Richardson Campus
Registration: 2:00pm
Ages 9-12:  2:30-3:30pm
Info Session: 3:30-4:00pm
Ages 13 and up: 4:00-5:00pm

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
February 16, 2019
Kansas City Ballet
Registration: 1:00pm
Ages 9-12: 1:30-2:30pm
Info Session: 2:30-3:00pm
Ages 13 and up: 3:00-4:00pm

BROKEN ARROW, OKLAHOMA* 
February 22, 2020
Tulsa Ballet – Hardesty Campus
Registration is one hour prior to audition time
Ages 9-12: 1:45-2:45pm
Info Session: 2:45-3:15pm
Ages 13 and up: 3:15-4:15pm

DENVER, COLORADO
February 23, 2020
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

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.  We will also accept videos as per the International Audition Pre-Selection Guidelines (IAP Guidelines).

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

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


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Registration and Tuition

Applicants will be notified by email following each audition. Registrations are accepted for two weeks after notifications are sent, after which registrations are accepted only if space is available through March 31 or until the roster is full.

Tuition payments will be due May 1 (50% of the balance) and June 1 (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 21- July 3, 2020 
Location: TBA

Students ages 9-12 (as of July 1, 2020) 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:

  • $785

Senior Intensive

June 21-July 18, 2020
Location: Brookside Campus — SemGroup Center

Students ages 13-22 (as of July 1, 2020) 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:

  • 4 Weeks: $1530
  • 2 Weeks: $905

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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, some activities, and ground transportation.  Additional optional activities will be offered for both housing and commuting students (information included in registration packet).

Senior Division Housing:

  • 4 Weeks: $2620
  • 2 Weeks: $1390

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.