Utah Ballet Summer Intensive


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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 22 through July 17. While here the students will be immersed in a six-day a week program featuring classes offered by both nationally and internationally renowned 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
Nick Mullikin Associate Artistic Director of Nashville Ballet
Anthony Krutzkamp Executive Director, Sacramento Ballet
Sara Webb Former Principal with Houston Ballet
Megan Fairchild  Principal with the New York City Ballet
Victoria Morgan – Director of Cincinnati Ballet
Jessica Tong – Rehearsal Director and member of Hubbard Street
Kevin Thomas  Artistic Director, Collage Dance Collective
Tamara King – Amsden – Prinicipal Boston Ballet School, Newton Campus

University of Utah Dance Faculty:

Maggie Wright Tesch Professor Lecturer
Justine Sheedy-Kramer Adjunct Assistant Professor
Christine Moore Adjunct Instructor
Pablo Piantino Assistant Professor 
Jennie Creer King Adjunct Professor
Christopher Alloways-Ramsey Assistant Professor 
Melissa Bobick Ballet Program Head, Assistant Professor 
Natalie Desch Assistant Professor


4-week UBSI 2019 Early Bird Tuition Prior to February 28 - $1900, $2000 after February 28, and $2100 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:

UBSI 4-Week Student Housing - $900
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 and must be PRE-Ordered online on the registration page.
Since each student will have their own card, meals at the ballgames and Park City will not be included.

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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 http://dance.utah.edu/events/ballet/summer-intensive 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 2020
2020 UBSI Syllabus
Order a leotard
What to Bring?
Guide to Salt Lake City
Continuing Education Credits
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. UBSI Registration
Step 4. Knee Pads, Leotards, & Activities, And Video Payment

Audition Schedule



The Athletic Trainer serving the SoD is provided in part by funding from the generous support of the Huntsman Foundation

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