International Summer Intensive2020-09-18T19:13:02+00:00


August 3 – 13, 2020 – 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.

2020 Summer Intensive Faculty:


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


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

Fabrice Calmels, Former Dancer, Joffrey Ballet

Nader Hamed, Master Ballet Instructor

Lex Ishimoto, Winner of So You Think You Can Dance Season 14

 Alexander Kalinin, Master Character Teacher

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

Audition Days and Times:

Auditions have passed

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 16, 2020.

2020 Tuition & Fees:

2 Weeks $1,900

Tuition Payment Schedule:

  • $1,900 – Final payment due no later than March 30, 2020. 50% due by by February 14, 2020 with final payment due by March 30, 2020

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 minus a $500 deposit may be given on a case by case basis.

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

2019 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, 2020 with requests.  Availability of guest faculty is not guaranteed.