Ballet Summer Intensive



June 17 through July 12, 2019

Summer Intensive Audition Application
UBSI Audition Fee Payment

Join us for an exciting four-week ballet intensive with internationally recognized faculty and guest artists. 
The intensive will be held in the beautiful Marriott Center for Dance with live music for all classes and all of the amenities of a world-class facility, June 17 through July 12. While here the students will be immersed in a six-day a week program featuring classes offered by both nationally and internationally renown instructors, including our very own faculty.

Lodging packages available only minutes away on the stunning University of Utah campus.
Intermediate, Advanced and Pre-professional levels (Ages 15+)
Four amazing weeks, 6 days/week
College Credit available (not included with tuition)

Guests Include:

Susan Jaffe Former Principal with ABT, Dean of Dance, UNCSA
Lauren Anderson Former Principal with Houston Ballet
Kevin Thomas Artistic Director, the Collage Dance Collective
Katherin Baum-Hofer State Ballet School Berlin
Tamara King Principal of the Boston Ballet School, Newton Campus
Elizabeth Johnson Assistant Professor, University of Florida
Nick Mullikin Associate Artistic Director of Nashville Ballet
Anthony Krutzkamp Executive Director, Sacramento Ballet
Sara Webb Former Principal with Houston Ballet
Natalie Desch Dancer, teacher, choreographer

University of Utah Dance Faculty:

Maggie Wright Tesch Associate Professor Lecturer
Rob Wood Professor Lecturer
Justine Sheedy-Kramer Adjunct Assistant Professor
Luc Vanier Director, The School of Dance
Rosie Banchero Adjunct Assistant Professor
Christine Moore Adjunct Instructor
Pablo Piantino Assistant Professor UofU School of Dance
Jennie Creer King Adjunct Professor

UBSI Performance

The UBSI Performance will be Friday, July 12 at 6pm in the Hayes Christensen Theatre 



4-week UBSI 2019 Early Bird Tuition Prior to February 28 - $1800, $1900 after February 28, and $2000 after April 1. SPACE IS LIMITED and given on a first come basis.
Reserve your spot by registering and paying a $200 non-refundable deposit and then pay the balance by February 28, 2019 for the Early Bird discount.

Housing and Meals:

Due by May 1, 2019
UBSI 4-Week Student Housing - $850
We recommend you send your student with a pre-paid credit card in the amount of $700 for meals both on and off campus. Catered Saturday meals at the MCD will be available for purchase in the amount of $50.00.
Since each student will have their own card, meals at the ballgames and Park City will not be included.

pdfLassonde Studios Floor Plans

We will be adding night and weekend activities and their costs as soon as we can solidify them, these activities are optional.
To register to audition, please go to once you have passed the audition, we send you a private link to register to attend the summer intensive. 

 If you are a recent graduate of Ballet or Modern Dance no formal audition is required. Please indicate this on your application. Your graduation date will be verified and the enrollment link will be sent to you.

If you have any questions concerning the program please contact Maggie Tesch at 

University Credits for both programs will be available through The Department of Continuing Ed . Tuition for credit is not included on the Intensive tuition amount. More information on this option will be available closer to program dates.

Helpful Links

Guidelines for UBSI 2019
2019 UBSI Syllabus
Order a leotard
What to Bring?
Purchasing a Performance Video & Receiving Course Credit
Guide to Salt Lake City
Continuing Education Credits
Video Payment
Scholarship Expectations


Already been admitted?

If you have auditioned and been admitted to the Ballet Summer Intensive, please follow these steps to complete your registration:

Step 1. Admission by invitation – a private link has been emailed to you 
Step 2. Deposit/Tuition Payment
Step 3. Knee Pads, Leotards, & Activities

Salt Lake City Audition Dates for UBSI 2020 

Saturday, July 6, 2019  |  Marriott Center for Dance
Check-in 2:00 pm
Pre-registration is required
*Auditionees are not required to apply to the University of Utah prior to the 7/7 Audition.

Saturday, November 9, 2019 | Marriott Center for Dance
Check-in 8:00 am
Pre-registration is required

Saturday, February 15, 2020 | Marriott Center for Dance
Check-in 8:00 am
Pre-registration is required

National Audition Dates

TBD | Memphis
Location - Tennessee Association Dance
Murfreesboro, TN 37133

TBD | Orange County
Location - Orange County Dance Center
16161 Springdale St #101,
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
714- 846-0215

TBD  | Chicago
Location- Ballet Chicago 
17 N. State Street,19th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

TBD | Torrington
Location- Nutmeg Conservatory
58 Main St, Torrington, CT 06790

TBD | Nashville
Location: School of Nashville Ballet
3630 Redmon Street, Nashville, TN 37209

Location: The Kirov Ballet Academy
4301 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017-1558
 | 202 - 832 - 1087

TBD | Seattle
Location: Pacific Northwest Ballet
301 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109TBD | San Francisco
Location: Alonzo King LINES Ballet | Dance Center
26 Seventh Street San Francisco, CA 94103

For applicants who are not available to attend an in-person audition either on campus or at one of our national locations, you may audition via video. Videos are due February 9, 2019. pdfView the video requirements. (If auditioning via video, you still must complete our online audition application. You will submit your video there.)



Questions? Contact us at or 801-581-8231.