Summer Intensive

The Florida Ballet Summer Intensive

Program Dates: June 24-July 19

Ages 12 and above

The Florida Ballet's Summer Intensive offers a 4-week program designed for dancers in the intermediate through pre-professional levels. The program focuses on developing well-rounded dancers through exposure to a wide variety of disciplines with an emphasis on classical ballet technique and key elements of ABT's National Training Curriculum.

Program culminates in an optional final performance opportunity on Saturday, July 20. Performance is held at Swisher Theater, Jacksonville University. Additional performance fee required. 

Two and three week sessions are available. Please email  to inquire.

Program Costs:

2-weeks: $650

3-weeks: $875

4-weeks: $1100

Entrance into program is by audition only. 


We strongly encourage an on-site audition, however, video auditions can be accepted.  Deadline for video submissions is May 1, 2019. For further video submission information please email

2019 Summer Audition Schedule




2019 Guest Teachers

In addition to our accredited faculty and staff the following guests will be joining us for Summer 2019

Tracey Alvey:

Artistic Director, Alabama Ballet. 

Tracey Alvey was born in Kent, England and completed her training at The Royal Ballet School. Alvey then went on to become a Principal Dancer with London City Ballet. In January 2001, Tracey accepted a position as teacher of classical ballet at Elmhurst School of Dance, which is recognized nationally and internationally as a Center of Excellence and is one of only three UK Schools receiving recognition and financial support for its exceptionally gifted students under the Yehudi Menuhin Scheme. Tracey is also the Director of the Alabama Ballet School where she recently introduced the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance syllabus. Tracey lives in Birmingham with her husband, where she is enjoying her thirteenth season with Alabama Ballet. 


Peter Pawlyshyn:

Mr. Pawlyshyn is originally from Winnipeg, Canada. He is a graduate of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School and the Pavlo Virsky Character Academy in Kiev, Ukraine. In his career, he danced numerous roles with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Louisville Ballet and Nevada Dance Theatre where he also served as Assistant Ballet Master. Upon retiring, Mr. Pawlyshyn was invited to join the staff at Boston Ballet School where he spent seven years as a coach and teacher for Ballet, Character, Pas de Deux, Repertoire and Men's Variations. He was Associate Artistic Director/Ballet Master of Eugene Ballet for six years as well as School Director of the Kansas City Ballet for four years.