Ballet Summer Intensive

June 18 through July 12, 2019

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 18 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
Tamara King Principal of the Boston Ballet School, Newton Campus
Elizabeth Johnson
Nick Mullikin Guest Teacher, Coach, & Consultant
Jerry Opdenaker Adjunct Professor, Florida Southern College
Anthony Krutzkamp Executive Director, Sacramento Ballet
Sara Webb 

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


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
Reserve a Performance Video
Video Payment

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 2019 

Saturday, July 7, 2018  |  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, October 20, 2018 | Marriott Center for Dance
Check-in 8:00 am
Pre-registration is required

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

National Audition Dates

Saturday, September 22, 2018 | Memphis
Location - Tennessee Association Dance
Murfreesboro, TN 37133

Sunday, January 6th, 2019 | Orange County
Registration 12:00-12:30pm
Class from 12:30-2:30pm
Location - Orange County Dance Center
16161 Springdale St #101,
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
714- 846-0215

Friday January 11, 2019  | Chicago
Registration: 5:30pm - 6pm
Audition: 6pm - 8pm
Location- Ballet Chicago
17 N. State Street,19th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

Sunday January 13, 2019 | Torrington
Registration: 10:30 - 11am
Audition: 11am - 1pm
Location- Nutmeg Conservatory
58 Main St, Torrington, CT 06790

Saturday, January 19, 2019 | Nashville
Registration: 3 - 3:30pm
Audition: 3:30 - 5:50pm
Location: School of Nashville Ballet
3630 Redmon Street, Nashville, TN 37209

Sunday January 20, 2019 | DC
Registration: 10:30 - 11am
Audition: 11am - 1pm
Location: The Kirov Ballet Academy
4301 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017-1558
 | 202 - 832 - 1087

Friday, February 1, 2019 | Seattle
Registration: 6:30pm - 7pm
Audition: 7pm - 9pm
Location: Pacific Northwest Ballet
301 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

Sunday, February 3, 2019 | San Francisco
Registration: 12:30am - 1pm
Audition: 1pm - 3:00pm
Location: Alonzo King LINES Ballet | Dance Center
26 Seventh Street San Francisco, CA 94103

Summer Intensive Audition Application
UBSI Audition Fee Payment




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