Summer Intensives

2018 Summer Intensives

Develop your technique and artistry with the official school of Atlanta Ballet, the oldest professional dance company in the United States. Interested dancers must audition for admission to one of the Atlanta Ballet Summer Intensives. Details are available below.

Summer Intensive: Intermediate
June 11 - 22, 2018

Atlanta Ballet
Buckhead Centre
Atlanta, Georgia

Ages 11 and up

Summer Intensive: Advanced
June 25 - July 27, 2018

Atlanta Ballet
Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre
Atlanta, Georgia

Ages 12 and up

Summer Intensive: Professional
June 25 - July 27, 2018

Atlanta Ballet
Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre
Atlanta, Georgia

Ages 16-22

"Centre for Dance Education Professional Summer Intensive;" video by Brian Wallenberg.

Program Description

*Classes subject to change.

*Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education does not provide make-up classes for Summer Programs.

Faculty & Mentors

Atlanta Ballet Summer Intensives students have the opportunity to train with Atlanta Ballet company dancers, outstanding faculty, and master guests teachers.

2018 Summer Intensive mentors:

  • Gennadi Nedvigin, Artistic Director
  • Sharon Story, Dean
  • Rebekah Diaddigo, Founder of Bluebird Uncaged and Dancer at Ballet Southeast
  • Nathan Griswold, Co-founder of Fly on a Wall
  • Aaron James, Professional Actor and Dancer
  • Nina Markman, Faculty at BIO Gymnastics
  • Viktor Plotnikov, Former Principal Dancer with Boston Ballet and Current Resident Choreographer with Festival Ballet
  • Larissa Ponomarenko, Former Principal Dancer and Current Ballet Master at Boston Ballet
  • Julianne Spratlin, Retired Solist at San Francisco Ballet and Director/Owner of The Dance Training Center/San Francisco
  • Roman Rykine, Ballet Master
  • Dale Shields, Ballet Mistress
  • Sarah Hillmer, Ballet Mistress
  • Armando Luna, Full-time Centre for Dance Education Faculty
  • Serena Chu, Full-time Centre for Dance Education Faculty
  • Abigail Tan-Gamino, Full-time Centre for Dance Education Faculty
  • Carol Szkutek, Full-time Centre for Dance Education Faculty
  • Lonnie Davis, Centre for Dance Education Faculty
  • Nadia Mara, Atlanta Ballet Company Dancer
  • Moisés Martín, Atlanta Ballet Company Dancer

Access a pdf of the Summer Intensive faculty bios.

Please note: Each student will not have classes with every faculty member listed. Due to scheduling constraints, visiting faculty are usually not available for the entire program and are subject to change.

Rate Information

2018 Rate Sheet

All payments are non-refundable.

The Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education also offers a limited number of need-based scholarships for the Summer Intensives. The 2018 application process is now closed.

Uniform Requirements

Uniform Details

Audition Details

The 2018 audition tour is now complete, but we have extended the absentee audition deadline. Submissions will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis pending availablity in our Summer Intensives.

Absentee Audition Form


Auditions for Atlanta Ballet 2

Auditions for Atlanta Ballet 2's 2018|2019 Season will take place during the audition tour starting in January 2019. Please check back in fall 2018 for updated tour cities and dates. Learn more about the Atlanta Ballet 2 program and audition tour. Please note, dancers auditioning for Atlanta Ballet 2 should be at least 16 years of age.