August 5 – 16, 2019 – Fountain Valley

Designed for 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.

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

Class Schedule: Intensive Classes are held Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (These times may vary depending on the daily schedule)

2019 Summer Intensive Faculty:

Patrick Armand, San Francisco Ballet School Director

  Yuri Fateev, Acting Director, Mariinsky Ballet


Larissa Saveliev, Founder and Artistic Director of Youth America Grand Prix


Gennadi Saveliev, Co-Founder, YAGP and Former Soloist, American Ballet Theatre

Misha Tchoupakov, Assistant Professor of Ballet, University of North Carolina School of the Arts and YAGP Resident Master Teacher

 Alexander Kalinin, Master Character Teacher

More faculty to be announced.
Guest faculty are subject to change without notice.

Audition Days and Times:

Saturday, March 2, 2019
Fountain Valley Studio – 9527 Garfield Avenue, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

9:00 am – 11:00 am: Ages 11-13 – pointe work required
11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Ages 14-20 – pointe work required

Audition Cost:

Online Pre-Registration:  $35 Registration Fee for non-Southland Ballet Academy students
Audition Day:  $35 Registration Fee for non-Southland Ballet Academy students (cash only and exact cash is preferred)

Registration Form:

Online Pre-Registration Form: Click here to register online

Audition Day Registration Form: Click here to download

Can’t Make The Audition Date?:

You must request an audition time in one of the SBA scheduled classes. Please e-mail us at with your preferred class time to be scheduled.

Audition videos are also accepted. Click here for video audition requirements.  A registration form and $25 registration fee are required along with the video.  Deadline for video submission is Monday, March 18, 2019.

2019 Tuition & Fees:

2 Weeks$1,900

Tuition Payment Schedule:

  • $1,900 – Final payment due no later than May 1, 2018. 50% due by March 15, 2019 with final payment due no later than May 1, 2019

Tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable. In cases of withdrawal for severe illness or injury that is documented by a physician, a partial refund may be given on a case by case basis.

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

Housing/Host Family Housing:

Please email to inquire.


Fun activities are planned for the group and dancers choose which level they would like to participate:

  • Basic Activity Fee$100 – includes a student ticket to Gala of the Stars, SBA summer t-shirt & dvd of Inspired Young Dancer Performance
  • Disneyland Activity Fee$120 – includes a one-day single park ticket to Disneyland on Saturday, August 10th

Final Day Performance: 

Inspired Young Dancer Performance held Friday, August 16, 2019

2018 International Summer Intensive Information

*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. Please contact prior to July 5, 2019 with requests.  Availability of guest faculty is not guaranteed.