Summer Intensive

ARC School of Ballet Summer IntensiveA Five-Week Advanced and Pre-Professional level Intensive for Ages 11-20+ years

July 9 – August 10, 2018

Auditions held on Saturday, January 13th.
(See below for more information.)

For dancers 11 and younger, please see our Student/Youth Summer Programs

For this 5-week ALL DAY program:

  • Students may participate in the entire program or by a selected week basis.
  • All students must audition for the Summer Intensive Program and class sizes are limited.  Please see below for audition information.
  • For participation in the FunRaiser performance, students must attend the final three weeks of the program.
  • Pre-registration is required to audition for the Summer Intensive Program.

The INTENSIVE Program is designed to challenge and push students towards developing skills for a career in dance. The INTENSIVE is for the serious advanced and pre-professional level dance student.

Fun Raiser Performance – Friday August 10 , 6:00pm

The culmination of the five week Intensive is a performance held in an informal setting at our studios. The Fun Raiser is produced and choreographed by students of the Intensive. Students are encouraged to explore their choreographic values and creative interests. $5 suggested donation

All proceeds go towards the ARC Scholarship Fund that supplies financial assistance to students during the year.

Scholarships

Once you have been accepted into the Intensive Program, you may apply for a summer scholarship. Funds are extremely limited and are dependent upon the contributions received each year. For more information regarding a summer scholarship application, please contact ARC directly.

Summer Registration Coming Soon!

School year programs are also offered.

ClassTimeDay
GREEN INTENSIVE
Ages 11-13+ years
GREEN INTENSIVE
Ages 11- 13+ years
GREEN INTENSIVE
Ages 11-13+ years
Conditioning8:00 am - 9:00 amM - F
Ballet Technique9:00 am - 11:00 amM - F
Pre-Pointe/Pointe/Variations11:00 am - 12:00 pmM - F
*Boy's Technique/Variations11:00 am - 12:00 pmM - F
Lunch12:00 pm - 1:00 pmM - F
Jazz/ Musical Theater1:00 pm - 2:00 pmM / W / F
Modern/Character/Tap1:00 pm - 2:00 pmT / TH
Choreography/Rehearsal2:00 pm - 3:00 pmM - F
ClassTimeDay
ORANGE INTENSIVE
Ages 13-18+ years
ORANGE INTENSIVE
Ages 13 - 18+ years
ORANGE INTENSIVE
Ages 13-18+ years
Conditioning9:00-10:00amM-F
Ballet Technique10:00-12:00pmM-F
Pointe/Variations12:00-1:00pmM-F
*Men's Technique/Variations12:00-1:00pmM-F
Lunch1:00-2:00pmM-F
Jazz/ Musical Theater2:00-3:00pmM / W / F
Modern/Character/Tap2:00-3:00pmT / TH
Choreography/Rehearsal3:00-4:00pmM-F
* determined by class enrollment

Summer Registration Fee of $25 per student

 By March 30thAfter March 30th
Full 5 week program$1410 + registration$1600 + registration
4 Weeks$1240 + registration$1400 + registration
3 Weeks$990 + registration$1150 + registration
2 Weeks$720 + registration$900 + registration
1 Week$420 + registration$600 + registration

To ensure space and discount, registration and payment must be received no later than March 30th. Tuition and registration is non-refundable. Class sizes are limited. ARC reserves the right to cancel classes that do not meet minimum fulfillment. Class schedule and faculty is subject to change. Non-refundable $25 registration fee for all registered programs.

Please contact the office directly for more details: 206.352.0799

Dress code should be one solid color. No accessories or different color patterns are to be attached or worn on dress code uniform.


Girls and Women

Ballet – Any color leotard, pink footed tights and pink leather or canvas ballet slippers.
Pointe/Variations – Any color leotard, pink tights, wrap skirt, pointe shoes if you have them.
Jazz/Musical Theater – Any color leotard or unitard, pink/black tights, Jazz pants, black *lace up* jazz shoes.
Modern – Any color leotard or unitard, pink/black tights bare feet or ballet shoes. No socks please.
Partnering/Pas de deux – Any color leotard, pink footed tights, and pointe shoes. No jewelry to be worn. Leotards should be simple and not have excessive straps or decorations.
Character/Tap – Any color leotard pink footed tights, elastic waist black mid-calf length character skirt, 1.5″ heel black character shoes.
Choreography – Any color leotard or unitard, pink/black tights or Jazz pants ** Spiral notebook/journal to write in.
Conditioning – Any color leotard pink/black tights or yoga pants, bare feet or socks.** SUPPLIES to bring: Yoga Mat, towel, 60″ theraband. For some Conditioning classes in the AM, you will be asked to have soft fleece like layering warm-up clothing to wear over your dancewear. Your own clothing (sweat shirts & pants) will work. You may also bring a blanket.

HAIR for ALL Classes:  Please have hair securely tied away from the face. Students with long hair should put hair in a nice secure ballet bun.


Boys and Men

Ballet – Any color t–shirt or leotard, dance belt, black or gray tights, socks, black or white shoes to match tights.
Men’s Technique – Any color t–shirt or leotard, dance belt, black or gray tights, socks, black or white shoes to match tights.
Jazz/Musical Theater – Any color t–shirt or leotard, dance belt, black tights or Jazz pants, black *lace up* jazz shoes.
Modern – Any color t–shirt or leotard, dance belt, black tights or Jazz pants, bare feet or ballet shoes. No socks please.
Partnering/Pas de deux – Any color t–shirt or leotard, dance belt, black or gray tights, socks, black or white shoes to match tights.No jewelry to be worn.
Character/Tap – Any color t–shirt or leotard, dance belt, black jazz pants, black jazz shoes or black heeled character shoes.
Choreography – Any color t–shirt or leotard, dance belt, black tights or jazz pants ** Spiral notebook/journal to write in.
Conditioning – Any color t-shirt or leotard black tights or yoga pants, bare feet or socks.** SUPPLIES to bring: Yoga Mat, towel, 60″ theraband. For some Conditioning classes in the AM, you will be asked to have soft fleece like layering warm-up clothing to wear over your dancewear. Your own clothing (sweat shirts & pants) will work. You may also bring a blanket.

HAIR for ALL Classes: Hair should be secured away from the face. Products (i.e. hair spray, mousse) or bandana/head bands may be used.


DANCEWEAR STORES

The Dance Collection works with ASB to stock our dress code and uniform requirements. Please contact them for your dancewear needs. They will also ship directly to your home.
Discount Dance Supply offers a 5-10% discount to ARC Dancers. To apply discount, enter TP56153 during online checkout.

SUMMER INTENSIVE AUDITION

When: Saturday, January 13

Where: Seattle, WA at ARC Dance

Ages 11-14 years – Intermediate/Advanced Summer Intensive Auditions

  • Registration at 3:30
  • Technique Class 4:00-5:30 pm
  • Dancers must be at least 11 years of age by June 1, 2018.
  • Dancers will need to bring a 5×7 headshot.
  • Headshots should represent what you look like in the studio. Professional photos are not required.

Ages 15-20+ years – Pre-Professional Summer Intensive Auditions

  • Registration at 5:00pm;
  • Technique Class 5:30-7:00 pm
  • Dancers must be at least 15 years of age by July 1, 2018
  • Dancers will need to bring one copy of their dance resume and a 5×7 headshot.
  • Resumes should be no more than one page in length and should list the dancer’s performance and training experience (intensives, master classes, workshops, etc), as well as the current educational institute that he/she is enrolled at.
  • Headshots should represent what you look like in the studio. Professional photos are not required.

Students should attend the audition that corresponds to their respective age group.

Students will be placed in class level appropriate to ability as determined by the director. If a student is ready for the Pre-Professional level Intensive, that dancer will be placed accordingly.

All Dancers will be invited to the program best suited for their age and ability level.This may not be in the Summer Intensive program.

Students are accepted into ARC’s Summer Intensive programs by audition only. Results will be sent via email within one week of a dancer’s audition date.

Auditions will consist of a ballet class and, based on the discretion of the instructor, students may learn ARC Dance repertory. Unless the number of dancers requires the instructor to break the students into smaller groups, all dancers will receive a full ballet class, and no cuts will be made during the audition.

On the day of the audition, registration will begin 30 minutes prior to the audition start time.

The fee to audition is $25, payable upon pre-registration. Walk-ins will be accepted if space permits; the fee at the door is $30 cash only/exact change.

Dress Code for Auditions

Women: A leotard, tights, and ballet shoes need to be worn for ballet class. Hair should be clean and tied up out of the dancer’s face. Pre-Professional Intensive: Pointe shoes will be used for part of technique class.

Men: T-shirt, tights/form fitted pants, dance belt, and ballet shoes need to be worn for ballet class. Pre-Professional Intensive: Partnering abilities may be asked to be performed. Hair should be clean and tied up out of the dancer’s face.

Financial Aid

A limited amount of financial aid is available to students attending ARC’s Summer Intensive Program. Students are not eligible to apply until they have been accepted into our Intensive Program.

Video Audition

If you are unable to attend an audition in person, you may request to submit a video audition. Video audition requests are approved on a case by case basis. We highly encourage all students to audition in person.

To request a video audition, please email info@arcballet.org with “Summer 2018” in the subject line by January 15. Based on the individual’s situation, you will be given further direction regarding our video submission process. Video submissions that are received without a request will not be considered.

All video submissions must be received by February 1.

Acceptance through the 2018 audition qualifies dancers ages 16+ to be invited to ARC’s year-round Academy and/or Pre-professional Mentor Program for the 2018/19 school year.