INTERNATIONAL SUMMER INTENSIVE

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

Royal Ballet School Audition for 2023-2024 Year

Audition with Mr. Christopher Powney, Director of Royal Ballet School

For students ages 14-18 on August 31, 2023.
Video Submission Cost: $100
Video Requirements: Read here
Video Submission & Application: Click here
Deadline for video submission is Thursday, June 22, 2023.

Royal Ballet School Candidates – Students will be selected from throughout Southland Ballet Academy’s Summer Intensive and the RBS video application.

Final Audition is on August 10th and 11th and by Invitation Only.

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER INTENSIVE

July 31 – August 10, 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
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Larissa Saveliev

Founder and Artistic Director, Youth America Grand Prix

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Gennadi Saveliev

Co-Founder, YAGP & Former Soloist, ABT

Bio

Misha Tchoupakov

Internationally Renowned Dance Instructor

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Marina Saladino

Body Conditioning Instructor

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

Auditions:

To schedule an in-person audition, please email southland@festivalballet.org.

Apply for SBA International Summer Intensive Only by Video:

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

If you are interested in applying for SBA’s International Summer Intensive and are submitting an audition video for Royal Ballet School, you may apply only through the RBS audition video link to be considered for both programs.

Royal Ballet School Audition for 2023-2024 Year

Audition with Mr. Christopher Powney, Director of Royal Ballet School

For students ages 14-18 on August 31 2023.
Video Submission Cost: $100
Video Requirements: Read here
Video Submission & Application: Click here
Deadline for video submission is Thursday, June 22, 2023.

Royal Ballet School Candidates – Students will be selected from throughout Southland Ballet Academy’s Summer Intensive and the RBS video application.

Final Auditions is on August 10th and 11th and by Invitation Only.

If you are applying for SBA’s International Summer Intensive and Royal Ballet School, you may apply only through the RBS audition video link to be considered for both programs.

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.

Activities:

More Information Coming Soon.

Housing:

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
714-962-5440.

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.