Summer Intensive Audition Tour

Photo of José Manuel Carreño coaching Summer Intensive Students by Bari Lee Photography

Photo of José Manuel Carreño coaching Summer Intensive Students by Bari Lee Photography

Audition for your best summer yet!


Students must be between 11 and 22 years of age (at the time of the program), and should have previous ballet training in order to audition for the Summer Intensive. Auditions are structured to be welcoming and enriching experiences. Questions are welcome, and professional audition photographs are not required.


San Jose, CA
Sunday, January 28th
The New Ballet School
40 North 1st St., San Jose, CA 95113

Ages 11-13
Registration: 10:00am
Audition: 10:30am-12:00pm

Ages 14-22
Registration: 11:30am
Audition: 12:00-1:30pm


Costa Mesa, CA
February 3, 2018
American Ballet Theatre Gillespie SchoolSegerstrom Center for the Arts
600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Registration: 3:30pm
Audition Class: 4:00-5:30pm


Encinitas, CA
February 4, 2018
Performing Arts Workshop
1465 Encinitas Blvd. A102
Encinitas, CA 92024

Registration: 11:00am
Audition Class: 11:30-1:00pm


San Francisco, CA
Sunday, February 11th
City Ballet, San Francisco
10 Colton St., San Francisco, CA 94103

Studio Company Audition
Registration: 1:00-1:30pm
Audition Class: 1:30-3:00pm

Summer Intensive Audition
Registration: 2:30-3:00pm
Audition Class: 3:00-4:30pm


San Jose, CA
Saturday March 10
The New Ballet School
40 North 1st St., San Jose, CA 95113

Registration: 2:30
Audition: 3:00-4:30


Students who are not on pointe or who started pointe after September 2016 should audition in flat shoes.

Required for All Auditions

  • $35 Audition Fee
  • Audition Form
  • Head shot*
  • Photo in 1st arabesque*

*Professional photos not required. These photos are for identification purposes for our audition adjudicators, and can be home photographs printed on regular printer paper.

PRE-REGISTER TODAY FOR THE 2018 SUMMER INTENSIVE AUDITION OF YOUR CHOICE!