Ballet Arkansas is keeping enrollment for our summer dance programs open at this time. We understand that decisions are rapidly changing due to the uncertain nature of the circumstances impacting us all. We continue to monitor the recommendations of city, state, and federal officials daily. In the event of necessary cancellation or postponement of either week of the Summer Intensive, registered participants will be contacted to discuss tuition reimbursement via credit, or refund.
Ballet I Pointe I Variations I Conditioning I Jazz I Modern I Contemporary I Yoga I Pilates
Workshops I Partnering and Men's Class (Invited) I Performance
Location & Dates
UA - Little Rock Department of Theatre Arts & Dance - July 20-31, 2020
9am - 4pm Monday - Friday, Saturday Master Class (optional add on)
Requirements to Audition
$20 Non-refundable audition fee
All dancers must complete 4 years of dance training to audition
Ballet Arkansas' Summer Intensive is an Intermediate/Advanced level program
All dancers ages 13 + are must be enrolled in a pointe class since the fall of 2019.
Pointe class work is not required for dancers ages 10-12
Auditions determine acceptance into the 2020 Summer Intensive
The in-person audition (February 2, 2020) has passed. Please submit a video audition for consideration.
Video Audition Submission Guidelines
Please register and submit a head shot, 1st arabesque photograph, and ballet class/performance footage to firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail the $20 audition fee, payable to Ballet Arkansas, to PO Box 941, Little Rock, AR 72203.
Recommended Class Work:
Barre Work - Plies, Tendu & Degage, Rond de Jambe a Terre & Fondu, Grand Battement
Center Work - Adagio, Pirouettes, Petit Allegro, Grand Allegro, Tours en lair (Gentlemen)
Pointe Combinations - Two combinations en Pointe (Women)
Classical or Contemporary Variation (Optional)