Designed for serious male and female dancers, ages 11 to 20, Southland Ballet’s Summer Intensive is dedicated to excellence in training the aspiring professional dancer. During this extensive program, students, divided into professional, advanced and intermediate levels, are offered the rare opportunity to benefit under the guidance and expertise of internationally known Ballet Masters.

Two unique programs are offered and can be combined together:

  • Classical Variations Intensive
  • International Summer Intensive with a special opportunity to audition for the Royal Ballet School throughout the intensive

Classical Variations Intensive

July 24-28, 2023
Fountain Valley Studio

Curriculum: ballet technique, pointe, variations

Faculty: Maxim Beloserkovsky & Irina Dvorovenko, Former American Ballet Theatre Principals

Audition for Royal Ballet School with Mr. Christopher Powney

Throughout the International Summer Intensive
Two weeks starting from July 31, 2023
Fountain Valley Studio

Final Audition by Invitation Only – August 10 – 11, 2023

Audition Video Requirements – TBA


Two Weeks starting from July 31, 2023 – Fountain Valley

Curriculum: ballet technique, pointe, variations, contemporary, character, pilates and pas de deux.

2023 Summer Intensive Faculty

Christopher Powney

Artistic Director of Royal Ballet School, UK

Larissa Saveliev

Founder and Artistic Director, Youth America Grand Prix


Gennadi Saveliev

Co-Founder, YAGP & Former Soloist, ABT


Misha Tchoupakov

Internationally Renowned Dance Instructor


Marina Saladino

Body Conditioning Instructor


More Faculty to be announced.
International Guest Faculty have confirmed unless travel restrictions are extended.
Guest faculty are subject to change without notice.


Saturday, January 28, 2023
Fountain Valley Studio – 9527 Garfield Avenue, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

11:00 am – 12:30 pm: Ages 11-13 – pointe work required
9:00 am – 10:30 am: Ages 14-20 – pointe work required

Pre-Registration Required

Audition Cost:  $40
Online Pre-Registration here

Students must upload two recent photos with their audition registration:

  • ​1st arabesque
  • A la seconde

Audition videos are accepted.

Video Audition Cost: $40
Video Requirements & Submission: Click here
Deadline for video submission is Saturday, April 22, 2023.

2023 Tuition & Fees:

Classical Variations Intensive – $700

International Summer Intensive – $2,400

Classical Variations & International Summer Intensive – $3,000

Scholarships available for advanced male dancers, ages 15 and up.


More Information Coming Soon.


SBA has a selected number of rooms reserved at the following hotel from the dates of Sunday, July 22, 2023 to Saturday, August 12, 2023.

If you are interested in transferring one of these reservations to your name, please contact the front office at

Sonesta Select Huntington Beach Fountain Valley
9950 Slater Road, Fountain Valley, 92708

  • King Deluxe Room
  • Two Queen Deluxe Room
*Prices and information may be subject to change without notice

Private Coaching:

Private coaching can be arranged with Summer Intensive faculty, and studio space will be available for rental. Availability of guest faculty is not guaranteed.