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American Repertory Ballet Announces Summer Intensive Audition Dates

American Repertory Ballet Announces Summer Intensive Audition Dates


American Repertory Ballet


Various cities throughout the US and Europe


Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 4:00pm
Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 12:00pm
Monday, January 18, 2016 - 11:30am
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 6:30pm
Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 12:00pm
Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 12:30pm
Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 2:00pm, 4:00pm
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 5:30pm
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 4:00pm, 5:00pm
Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 3:00pm
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 12:00pm
Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 12:00pm


http://www.americanrepertoryballet.org/sites/default/files/Docs/Summer Intensive 2016 Poster.pdf

American Repertory Ballet

Photo Credit: Leighton Chen

Princeton Ballet School Launches
2016 Summer Intensive Audition Tour in U.S. and Abroad

(Princeton/New Brunswick, N.J.) – Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, announces its nationwide audition tour schedule for its highly celebrated Summer Intensive program held in Princeton, N.J., from June 27-July 29, 2016. Three cities in Europe are also part of the audition tour. First held in 1982, Princeton Ballet School’s Summer Intensive is one of the oldest in the United States.

The Summer Intensive program is one of serious study in a warm and companionable atmosphere. The faculty provides caring and careful instruction conducive to technical and artistic progress. In seeking to maintain a feeling of community, Princeton Ballet School purposely limits the number of students in class.

Auditions are conducted by various Princeton Ballet School faculty members throughout the United States and Europe to select 100 students for the program. The audition will give students the opportunity to experience the approach to the classical ballet technique that Princeton Ballet School is famous for, as well as allowing the audition instructor to see who is capable of thriving in that environment. Students must be ages 13 and older; classes are held at the Princeton Studio location with optional housing at Princeton University. There is an audition fee of $30 (with a pre-registration possible at $25). For those unable to make the in-person audition, a video audition is possible. For complete information on that process please visit: http://www.americanrepertoryballet.org/PBS/Summer-Intensive-2016-Audition-Information


Mary Pat Robertson is now in her 35th year as Director of Princeton Ballet School.     

Douglas Martin is the Artistic Director of American Repertory Ballet.

Carol Bellis is the Summer Programs Coordinator and long-standing member of the faculty at Princeton Ballet School.

Tempe Ostergren is a principal dancer with Kansas City Ballet, and studied at Princeton Ballet School as a child.

Full biographies of the teachers may be found here: http://www.americanrepertoryballet.org/PBS/The-School/Staff


For more information about Princeton Ballet School’s Summer Intensive, please visit www.americanrepertoryballet.org/PBS/Summer-Programs or call Carol Bellis, at (609)921-7758, ext. 14

Students age 11-14 may join our Summer Intensive Intermediates program and students age 9-11 may join Summer Intensive Juniors program (these are separate from the 13 and older Summer Intensive program and are not part of the audition tour).

For more information about American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School please visit: www.americanrepertoryballet.org/

American Repertory Ballet/Princeton Ballet School is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization.



Washington, D.C.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Registration: 4:00pm, Audition: 4:30-6:30pm

The Washington School of Ballet,

3515 Wisconsin Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016

Master Teacher: Mary Pat Robertson


St. Louis

Saturday, Jan. 16-Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016

ARB will participate in the Regional Summer Dance Intensive Audition hosted by COCA (Center of Creative Arts) in St. Louis, Mo. For information, please visit  www.cocastl.org

Master Teacher: Katie Croghan (former Princeton Ballet School teacher)



Monday, January 18, 2016

Registration: 11:30am, Audition: 12:15-2:15pm

Walnut Hill School for the Arts

12 Highland Street, Natick, MA 01760

Master Teacher: Mary Pat Robertson



Friday, January 22, 2016

Registration: 6:30pm, Audition: 7:00-8:30pm

Joffrey Ballet, Joffrey Tower

10 East Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601

Master Teacher: Douglas Martin



Saturday, January 23, 2016

16 years old and up: Registration: 12:00, Audition: 12:30-2:00pm

13-15 years old: Registration 2:00pm, Audition: 2:45-4:15pm

Princeton Ballet School

301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ 08540

Master Teachers: Douglas Martin and Mary Pat Robertson


New York City

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Registration: 12:30pm, Audition: 1:00-2:30pm

New York City Center Studios, 5th floor,

130 W. 56th Street, New York, NY 10019

Master Teacher: Mary Pat Robertson



Sunday, January 31, 2016

Registration: 2:00pm, Audition: 2:30-4:00pm

Maple Conservatory of Dance

1824 Kaiser Avenue, Irvine, CA 92614

Master Teacher: Mary Pat Robertson


Kansas City

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Registration: 4:00pm, Audition: 4:30-6:00pm

Kansas City Ballet

500 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108

Master Teacher: Tempe Ostergren



Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Registration: 7:00pm, Audition: 7:30-9:00pm

Pacific Northwest Ballet School

301 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109

Master Teacher: Mary Pat Robertson


San Francisco

Friday, February 5, 2016

Registration: 5:30pm, Audition: 6:00-7:30pm

LINES Dance Center

26 Seventh Street, 5th floor, San Francisco, CA 94103

Master Teacher: Mary Pat Robertson



Sunday, February 14, 2016

Registration: 4:00pm, Audition: 4:30-6:00pm

The Patel Conservatory

1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa, FL 33602

Master Teacher: Mary Pat Robertson



Sunday, February 14, 2016

Registration: 5:00pm, Audition: 5:30-7:00pm

University of North Carolina School of the Arts

1533 S. Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27127

Master Teacher: Carol Bellis




Paris, France

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Registration: 3:00pm, Audition: 3:30-5:00pm

Goubé European Dance Center

8, rue Émile Allez, Paris 75017

Master Teacher: Mary Pat Robertson


Naples and Rome, Italy

Naples • Saturday, April 23, 2016

Rome • Sunday, April 24, 2016

For information on the Italian auditions, please go to www.dilvamauri.it and dilva.mauri@gmail.com

Master Teachers: Douglas Martin and Mary Pat Robertson

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