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 a spot in one of the Atlanta Ballet Summer Intensives. Details are available below.

Summer Intensive: Intermediate
June 11 - 22, 2018

Atlanta Ballet
Michael C. Carlos Dance 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

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

Here is a list of the 2017 Summer Intensive mentors.

  • Gennadi Nedvigin, Artistic Director
  • Sharon Story, Dean
  • Caroline Cavallo, Retired Royal Danish Ballet Principal Dancer
  • Stephen Pier, Dance Division Director of The Hartt School
  • 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
  • Sergey Rayevskiy, Artistic Director of Ballet Detroit
  • 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, Principal Faculty
  • Carol Szkutek, Centre for Dance Education Faculty

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 information is coming soon.

No refunds. Click here for details.

Audition Details

The 2018 absentee audition form is coming soon.

Absentee Audition Instructions

Absentee Audition Payment Form

Please mail your completed absentee audition form to 1695 Marietta Boulevard NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318, attn: Summer Programs.


See Audition Tour Schedule & Details


Uniform Requirements

Uniform Details


Auditions for Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education Fellowship Division

The Fellowship Division is the highest level within the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education. It was created with a mission to give young dancers the opportunity to develop in a nurturing atmosphere that will groom them to become professional dancers and illustrate what is expected of them in an artistic community. The program represents a commitment by Atlanta Ballet and Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education to work closely together to train exceptional young dancers. Click here to learn more about the Fellowship Division. Please note, dancers auditioning for the Fellowship program should be at least 16 years of age.

The Fellowship Division 2017 audition tour is now complete.