Young Dancer Intensive

July 8th- July 19th

9 am – 12 pm
Monday – Friday


2 Week Program
Dancers 7-10 yrs

Classes Include:


Early Registration Tuition
(Paid in full by April 5th)


 No audition is necessary but students must take a minimum of 2 ballet classes weekly. Dancers will be assessed for proper level placement on the first day.

Intermediate Dancer Intensive

July 8th – July 26th

9 am – 2:30 pm
Monday – Friday

3 – Week Program
Intermediate level
Dancers ages 11+

Classes Include:


Early Registration Tuition
(Paid in full by April 5th)



No audition is necessary but must take a minimum of 3 ballet classes weekly. Dancers will be assessed for proper level placement on the first day.

Advanced / Pre-Professional
Dancer Intensives

3  1-week programs

12 pm – 7 pm
Monday – Friday

Week 1: July 8th – July 12th
Week 2: July 15th – July 19th
Week 3: July 29th – August 2nd


Advanced to Pre-Professional level
Dancers ages 13+

$465.00 per week

Early Registration Tuition
(Paid in full by April 5th)

$419.00 per week

Classes May Include:
Acceptance in any week is by prior approval. Details on application page

Current NCDC Conservatory or Upper Conservatory Division Students should register for the NCDC Summer Intensive via their current NCDC account.


  1. All applicants who are not currently members of the NCDC Conservatory Division in Ballet/Contemporary must submit the online registration form below.
  2. The 3 1-week intensives require a live or video audition for all applicants not currently enrolled at NCDC as a CD or UCD student.
       – Dancers will be notified by email within 2 weeks of the audition with audition results.
  3. Dancers will receive confirmation of registration via email with further details and instructions. 
  1. Submit the completed online application form.
  2. Schedule your audition by email at [email protected] or call the front office at 916-791-2061. Prospective summer intensive students will be auditioned in an appropriate NCDC weekly class based on age and experience.
  3. A $30.00 audition fee will be collected at the front desk during check-in for your audition class.
If you cannot attend an in-person audition at the school, a videotaped audition may be submitted. Click here to upload your video audition. Please include payment for the $30 audition fee and a YouTube or Vimeo link to your video.

The video submission should include the following:

  • A brief close-up shot of the dancer (face or body), in which the dancer clearly states his or her name, age, and a brief history of previous dance training
  • Ballet Class Work
    • A short ballet barre (one side is acceptable)
    • A diagonal pirouette combo (one side is acceptable)
    • Petite Allegro
    • Grand Allegro including grand jetés and grand jeté en tournant, and either balancés or waltzes (one side is acceptable)
    • Pointe (if interested in doing pointe): Pointe work including pirouettes, relevés on two legs and repeated relevés on one leg, and turns executed on the diagonal
  • A contemporary phrase or improvisation demonstrating your personal movement quality and style.
Videos should be no longer than 10 minutes in length


Acceptance to the Advanced/Pre-Professional Program is by audition only. Live auditions are held each week at NCDC and video submissions are also accepted via our online submission form.

For acceptance to the 2-week program no audition is necessary, but dancers must take a minimum of 2 ballet classes weekly for Program A and 3 ballet classes weekly for Program B and Intermediate Dancer.

Dancers will be placed in levels appropriate for their technical skill.

Dancers will be assessed for placement on the first day of the intensive.

Current NCDC CD and UCD students should register for the NCDC 2024 SI via their NCDC account


Name of current dance school
Name of previous dance school(s), if any
No. of Ballet Classes Currently per Week

Payment Details

(For students auditioning for the three week program no payment will be processed until you have received an official invitation to the program and have emailed us your acceptance.)


No discount code needed for the early registration discount.
Refund Policy:

Refunds are granted for medical conditions only, and require receipt of a physicians note to withdrawal. 

Refund schedule: 50% if withdrawal notification is received by June 15th, 2023.  

Refunds will not be given for any reason after two weeks prior to the start date of the specific program.