Utah Ballet Summer Intensive

 

 

 

Come to Utah to experience the highest standard of Classical Ballet in a safe and inclusive atmosphere while supported by our renowned ballet masters and contemporary faculty, beautiful facilities, and the amazing Salt Lake City landscape. 

June 20 - July 15, 2022

 

  

 

Information

 

Important Deadlines

November 7, 2021 | In-Person Audition, Memphis TN (Collage Dance Collective)
November 13, 2021 | In-Person Audition, Salt Lake City UT
January 15, 2022 | In-Person Audition, Washington DC (Kirov Academy)
January 16, 2022 | In-Person Audition, Chicago IL (Ballet Chicago)
January 22, 2022 | In-Person Audition, Santa Monica CA (Westside Ballet)
January 29, 2022 | In-Person Audition, Boston MA (Boston Ballet) Proof of COVID Vaccination Required
February 5, 2022 | In-Person Audition, Boston MA (Pacific Northwest Ballet) Proof of COVID Vaccination Required
February 19, 2022 | In-Person Audition, Salt Lake City UT
February 19, 2022 | Video Auditions Due
March 1, 2022 | Early Bird Discount Deadline
May 1, 2022 | Registration Closes / Tuition Payment Due
June 1, 2022 | Total Payment Due
June 19, 2022 | On-Campus Housing Move-in
June 20, 2022 | 2022 UBSI Begins
July 20, 2022 | 2022 UBSI Ends

 

Audition

In-person audition applications for UBSI 2022 are now being accepted along with video submissions for students outside of our audition areas. The Summer Intensive is open to students age 15 and up. Students who are not at least 15 years old by the start of the intensive (June 20, 2022) will not be considered. We are working to offer this intensive in-person/hybrid and will be following strict COVID-19 restriction guidelines to ensure the safety of the students and faculty. These guidelines can and do change often and are directed from the university and the health department. 

Registration for auditions will begin 30 minutes before the audition time posted below. The center section of class will be taught en pointe. There will be additional allegro enchainment for male identifying students (batterie, tours, traveling steps).

 

July 3, 2021 | Salt Lake City, UT
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Marriott Center for Dance

November 7, 2021 | Memphis, TN
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Collage Dance Collective

November 13, 2021 | Salt Lake City, UT
10:00am - 12:30pm
Marriott Center for Dance

January 15, 2022 | Washington, DC
1:00pm - 4:00pm
The Kirov Academy

January 16, 2022 | Chicago, IL
12:00pm - 2:30pm
Ballet Chicago

January 22, 2022 | Santa Monica, CA
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Westside Ballet

January 29, 2022 | Boston, MA
Proof of COVID Vaccination Required

3:30pm - 6:00pm
Boston Ballet School (Needham Street)

February 5, 2022 | Seattle, WA
Proof of COVID Vaccination Required

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Pacific Northwest Ballet (Francia Russell Center)

February 19, 2022 | Salt Lake City, UT
10:00am – 12:30pm
Marriott Center for Dance

 

UBSI Audition Application
UBSI Audition Fee Payment

 

Registration

Already been admitted?

If you have auditioned and been admitted to the Ballet Summer Intensive, please follow these steps to complete your registration:
Step 1. Admission by invitation – a private link has been emailed to you 
 

Tuition

 

UBSI Tuition Payment
 

Tuition for UBSI 2022 varies according to which classes you choose. See the breakout below for the options available. All classes will be offered in BLOCKS. Early Bird pricing available if paid in full by March 1, 2022. Total Tuition is due by May 1, 2022.

To receive the Early Bird Discount, participants must register and pay by March 1, 2022. Anyone registering for the program after March 1st will pay the full tuition rate. We will be closing registration May 1st so we can finalize our intensive schedule according to the students attending.

"Mornings-Only" Option would be BLOCK 1 & BLOCK 2 combined.

 
BLOCK 1
4 weeks - 45-minute cross training + 2-hour live technique class, 5 days a week

Class sizes limited to 20

Tuition: Regular = $1200. Early Bird = $1100. Current SOD students = $1000

 
BLOCK 2
4 weeks - 1-hour Pointe/Variation instruction, 5 days a week
OR

4 weeks - 1-hour traditional Men’s Variation instruction, 5 days a week

Tuition: Regular = $400. Early Bird = $360. Current SOD students = $330

 
BLOCK 3
4 weeks - 4-5 hours of additional instruction per day, 5 days a week

Additional instruction includes, but not limited to: Modern, Jazz, Character, Contemporary, Choreography/Composition and New Works (Partnering TBD by Covid-19 restrictions.)

Tuition: Regular = $1000. Early Bird = $900. Current SOD students = $800

 
ADD-ONS
$25 –UBSI participant T-shirt (Free with three blocks!)
$25 – Master Class fee for Morning’s only students (Free with three blocks!)

$35 – Complete video of all filmed showings.

 

On-Campus Housing

 

Stay in University Housing just like our majors do. Two students share a room and four students share an adjoining bathroom. Students are supervised by UBSI Resident Assistants who stay in the same housing they do.

Enjoy planned activities with the RAs or just kick back and relax during your non-dancing hours.

Housing is secure and requires an access card to enter the building and a key to access rooms. All dorms have access to a kitchen where students can store food and heat up meals. UBSI Resident Assistants will chaperone trips to local grocery stores for students to purchase food. The dorms are also within walking distance of various on-campus eateries where prepared meals can be purchased.

Dorms are also within walking distance to the MCD and on-campus shuttles are available Monday through Friday. Dorms are also conveniently located near TRAX and UTA Bus lines.

Check-In 06/19/2022
2:00 - 4:00pm Check-In
5:00 - 7:00pm Unpacking / Dinner
7:00 - 8:00pm Tour the Marriott Center for Dance
 
Check-Out 07/16/2022
 

PAYMENT IN FULL DUE BY MAY 1, 2021.

 

 

Guest Artists

  

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Lauren Anderson

Former Principal with Houston Ballet

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Jessica Tong

Rehearsal Director and Member of Hubbard Street Dance

img Kevin Thomas

Director of Collage Dance Collective & Former Dancer with Dance Theater of Harlem

 

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Megan Fairchild

Principal with New York City Ballet

Jennifer Archibald

Jennifer Archibald

Arch Dance Company | Yale School of Drama

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 Katlyn Addison

First Soloist with Ballet West

 

Elizabeth Johnson

Elizabeth Johnson

University of Florida

Kirsten Kemp

Kirsten Kemp

Mindset Coach | Oklahoma City Ballet

Tom Welsh

 Tom Welsh

Florida State University

 

Anthony Krutzkamp

Anthony Krutzkamp

Executive Director of Sacramento Ballet

Jessica Harston Thompson

Jessica Harston Thompson

Central Utah Ballet & Former Principal with Ballet West

Calvin

 Calvin Kitten

Director of Ballet West II & Former Principal with Joffrey Ballet

 

Sara Webb

Sara Webb Bardo

Principal with Houston Ballet

Jane Wood

Jane Wood

Rehearsal Director with Ballet West

 

 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

  

 

 

2022 Utah Ballet Summer Intensive:

Important Deadlines

Important Deadlines

November 7, 2021 | In-Person Audition, Memphis TN
November 13, 2021 | In-Person Audition, Salt Lake City UT
January 15, 2022 | In-Person Audition, Washington DC
February 12, 2022 | In-Person Audition, Salt Lake City UT
February 12, 2022 | Video Auditions Due
March 1, 2022 | Early Bird Discount Deadline
May 1, 2022 | Registration Closes
June 1, 2022 | Total Payment Due
June 19, 2022 | On-Campus Housing Move-in
June 20, 2022 | 2022 UBSI Begins

July 15, 2022 | 2022 UBSI Ends

Audition

Audition

In-person audition applications for UBSI 2022 are now being accepted along with video submissions for students outside of our audition area. To receive the Early Bird Discount, participants must register and pay by March 1, 2022. Anyone registering for the program after March 1st will pay the full tuition rate. We will be closing registration May 1st so we can finalize our intensive schedule according to the students attending.

The Summer Intensive is open to students age 15 and up. Students who are not at least 15 years old by the start of the intensive (June 20, 2022) will not be considered.

We are working to offer this intensive in-person/hybrid and will be following strict COVID-19 restriction guidelines to ensure the safety of the students and faculty. These guidelines can and do change often and are directed from the university and the health department. 

 

UBSI Audition Application
UBSI Audition Fee Payment

 

Tuition

Tuition

UBSI Tuition Payment
 

Tuition for UBSI 2022 varies according to which classes you choose. See the breakout below for the options available. All classes will be offered in BLOCKS. Early Bird pricing available if paid in full by March 1, 2022.

"Mornings-Only" Option would be BLOCK 1 & BLOCK 2 combined.

 
BLOCK 1
4 weeks - 45-minute cross training + 2-hour live technique class, 5 days a week

Class sizes limited to 20

Tuition: Regular = $1200. Early Bird = $1100. Current SOD students = $1000

 
BLOCK 2
4 weeks - 1-hour Pointe/Variation instruction, 5 days a week
OR

4 weeks - 1-hour traditional Men’s Variation instruction, 5 days a week

Tuition: Regular = $400. Early Bird = $360. Current SOD students = $330

 
BLOCK 3
4 weeks - 4-5 hours of additional instruction per day, 5 days a week

Additional instruction includes, but not limited to: Modern, Jazz, Character, Contemporary, Choreography/Composition and New Works (Partnering TBD by Covid-19 restrictions.)

Tuition: Regular = $1000. Early Bird = $900. Current SOD students = $800

 
ADD-ONS
$25 –UBSI participant T-shirt (Free with three blocks!)
$25 – Master Class fee for Morning’s only students (Free with three blocks!)

$35 – Complete video of all filmed showings.

Housing

Housing

Stay in University Housing just like our majors do. Two students share a room and four students share an adjoining bathroom. Students are supervised by UBSI Resident Assistants who stay in the same housing they do.

Enjoy planned activities with the RAs or just kick back and relax during your non-dancing hours.

Housing is secure and requires an access card to enter the building and a key to access rooms. All dorms have access to a kitchen where students can store food and heat up meals. UBSI Resident Assistants will chaperone trips to local grocery stores for students to purchase food. The dorms are also within walking distance of various on-campus eateries where prepared meals can be purchased.

Dorms are also withing walking distance to the MCD and on-campus shuttles are available M - F. Dorms are also conveniently located near TRAX and UTA Bus lines.

Check in 6/20/21 2:00pm – Check out 7/17/21 10:00am

PAYMENT IN FULL DUE BY MAY 1, 2021.

Guest Artists

Guests Include:

Lauren Anderson  Former principal with the Houston Ballet
Jessica Tong  Rehearsal Director and member of Hubbard Street
Kevin Thomas  Director of Collage Dance Collective, former dancer with Dance Theater of Harlem
Megan Fairchild  Principal with the NYCB

Jennifer Archibald – Arch Dance Company | Yale School of Drama
Katlyn Addison – First Soloist with Ballet West
Elizabeth Johnson  University of Florida
Kirsten Kemp  Mindset Coach
Tom Welsh  Florida State University
Anthony Krutzcamp  Executive Director, Sacramento Ballet
Jessica Harston Thompson  – former Principal Artist with Ballet West
Calvin Kitten – Director of Ballet West II/ Former Joffrey Ballet Principal

Sara Webb  – Principal with The Houston Ballet

Master Class Teachers:

Jane Wood –  Rehearsal Director, Ballet West

University of Utah Dance Faculty:

Maggie Wright Tesch –  Professor Lecturer, former Principal with Ballet West
Justine Sheedy Kramer –  Adjunct Professor and Character/World Dance Specialist
Christopher Alloways-Ramsey –  Assistant Professor and Men's Division Director
Luc Vanier –  Director, the School of Dance
Kellie St. Pierre – MFA Candidate
Pablo Piantino 
Assistant Professor
Natalie Desch Assistant Professor
Christine MacMillan Assistant Professor

 

Continuing Education


University Credits for both programs will be available through The Department of Continuing Ed . Tuition for credit is not included on the Intensive tuition amount. More information on this option will be available closer to program dates.
If you are a recent graduate of Ballet or Modern Dance no formal audition is required. Please indicate this on your application. Your graduation date will be verified and the enrollment link will be sent to you.
If you have any questions concerning the program please contact Maggie Tesch at 
 

Register

Already been admitted?

If you have auditioned and been admitted to the Ballet Summer Intensive, please follow these steps to complete your registration:
Step 1. Admission by invitation – a private link has been emailed to you 
 

 
Questions? Contact us at  or 801-581-7327.