Tampa Bay’s premier ballet school, Tampa Bay Ballet, has announced an open audition for their Summer Intensive Workshop for intermediate and advanced dancers. The audition is to be held at the Tampa Bay Ballet studio, 12720 Dupont Cir. Tampa 33626, on January 30th. There will be a $25 non-refundable Audition/Application Fee. Video applications will be accepted until March 31st, 2015. You can receive more information by calling (813)814-0587 or visit the website at www.tampabayballet.com. Tampa Bay Ballet offers 3 different Summer Intensive Workshops based on skill and experience.
Young Dancer June 13th-17th – No Audition Required, but must have 1-3 years experience.
Intermediate Dancer June 20th – July 1st
Advanced Dancer July 11th-29th –July 30th showcase TBA
Pricing information is yet to be announced. Intermediate and advanced dancers should bring their pointe shoes if they have them. The audition schedule on January 30th is as follows:
Intermediate Dancers 10:15am-12:00pm
Advanced Dancers 1:00pm-3:00pm
Once accepted into the Tampa Bay Ballet 2016 Summer Intensive Workshop, students will be placed into a rigorous training program from 1-4 weeks long from 9am-4pm on Mondays-Fridays. The TBB Summer Intensive Workshop is designed for beginner-intermediate dancers, advanced dancers, and pre-professional dancers ages 7-25. The workshop focuses on developing well-rounded dancers while emphasizing classical ballet technique and repertoire. Students will study ballet technique, pointe/pre-pointe, character dance, boy’s/men’s class, partnering, variations/repertoire, jazz/modern and/or contemporary, stretch/yoga, dance history, and injury prevention. Students will perform in a performance upon completion of each Workshop. Optional Tampa Ballet Theatre Apprentice and Trainee positions may be available upon completion of the advanced program and performance.
Tampa Bay Ballet opened in 2008 and is the official school of the professional ballet company, Tampa Ballet Theatre, the resident ballet company of Ruth Eckerd Hall. Tampa Bay Ballet’s mission is to provide the highest standard of dance instruction and professional performing experience for students of all ages.