Summer Intensive Dance Program

Annual Summer Intensive

JULY 6 - 31, 2015
Geared for the pre-professional dance student. This two to four week program provides Russian based classical ballet training, and additional classes in styles such as jazz, modern, contemporary, character, tap, pilates, repertoire and more. A final performance concludes the program.


The Central Florida Ballet Summer Intensive is a formal program offering professional ballet training in the Russian Method as well as a variety of other dance styles. The program is designed to both challenge and encourage young dance students.

Classes are held in Central Florida Ballet’s studios, which are equipped with sprung flooring. Students are placed in ballet groups by age and ability. Depending on their level, students can expect 3 to 7 hours of dance each day (except weekends). A Student Demonstration will be given at the end of the session for all students participating in the final two weeks.

AUDITION @ CFB STUDIOS: Saturday, January 10, 2015

Age 8-14 (Not on pointe)
Registration: 12:30pm, Audition: 1pm

Age 10 and Up (On pointe for 2+ years)
Registration: 2pm, Audition: 2:30pm

Audition Fee: $25 payable to Central Florida Ballet

Studio Location: 3306 Maggie Blvd., Suite B, Orlando, FL 32811

Summer Intensive Brochure

Click here for the official brochure of the Central Florida Ballet - Summer Intensive Dance Program.


Led by: the Executive Director, Vasile Petrutiu, and Artistic Director, Vladimir Bykov, the intensive program includes guest Instructors from all areas of the professional dance world: ballet, Broadway, and theme park entertainment.

Past Faculty Members have included:

Heather Sanders, Co-Founder of Central Florida Ballet

Sascha Radetsky, American Ballet Theatre & Star of popular movie "Center Stage"

Larissa Ponomarenko, Boston Ballet Principal Dancer

Viktor Plotnikov, Freelance Choreographer

Jean Logrea, Artistic Director, Westchester Ballet Company

Aurica Muntiou, University of Cincinnati Ballet Department

Yi Qi Cheng, Central Ballet of China

Laurie Kanyok, Cirque Du Soleil’s La Nouba and the hit Broadway musical, “Movin’ Out”

Gina Hatch, Walt Disney World & Former Rockette

Tera Primm, The Dance P.A.D.

Company Members of Central Florida Ballet

Lunch Program

Central Florida Ballet offers a Lunch Program for all SIDP Students. Any student may purchase a lunch from the customized SIDP menu which offers a variety of healthy options each day. Lunch is delivered directly to CFB Studios. Pre-Order is required. 

Payment & Scholarships

For 2015 Tuition Rates click here.

A non – refundable deposit is required within 2 weeks of the Acceptance Letter. No registration will be accepted without the deposit.

Location & Housing

Central Florida Ballet is located just minutes away from Central Florida's famous attractions including Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Cirque Du Soleil, and Disney World. You can now spend your summer studying ballet in the United States' number one tourist destination and with some of the artists who make 'Magic' in our world-famous entertainment venues.

A room and board arrangement may be available with a local host family whose child also attends the Central Florida Ballet Summer Intensive.

Outings & Events

Weekend activities may include trips to the beach, Universal Studios, Arabian Nights, Sea World, water parks, shopping, and more.

CFB Academy In-Class Audition Option

If you are unable to attend the Orlando Audition on January 10, you may audition in a trial class at the Ballet Academy of Central Florida (the official school of CFB). The Audition fee is $35 for an in class audition.

Please call the Office to arrange an audition time at 407.849.9942. The program has reached capacity for the last three years, therefore it is advised to audition as soon as possible.

Video application 

 Video Requirements:

Maximum of Ten Minutes

Should include work at the barre: plié, tendu, adagio, and grand battement and in the center: adagio, pirouette, petit allegro and grand allegro.

Women: Please include pointe work only if you have had at least one year on pointe.

2015 Video Audition Form

Video Audition Fee: $30

For more information, Please call Central Florida Ballet at 407-849-9948 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 14 April 2015 )