Summer Intensive Program

The Summer Intensive Program (SIP) at Kirov Academy of Ballet, Washington, DC is a 5-week course with intense ballet training in the Vaganova method, along with a myriad of other dance styles to provide students with a summer of diverse education. Each day consists of up to 6 hours of dance training; classes may include ballet technique and ballet repertoire with some of the finest ballet instructors from around the world, character, contemporary, floor barre, pilates, pas de deux, history of ballet and nutrition.  Admission to the 2018 Summer Intensive Program is by audition only. 


June 24 – July 29, 2018

Housing and Meals:

Kirov Academy of Ballet, Washington, DC has a fully-staffed housing facility for younger students, while older students may board at a University dormitory a few minutes from the Academy. Transportation is provided by the Academy to and from the University dormitories.  Our professional chef, nutritionist, and kitchen staff provide healthy meals and snacks for students in our cafeteria.  Special attention is given to students with allergies.

Summer Tuition & Fees:

Enrollment: $400 (nonrefundable)

Artistic: $3,900 ($1,500 deposit due upon enrollment)

Room and Board available: $2,500

Summer 2018 Due Dates:

 February 16 Enrollment Contract, Enrollment Fee & Deposit Due + 3% off artistic tuition (if balance is paid in full)

Demonstration Day:

Demonstration Day will be on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Schedule will be posted soon. Final demonstration classes give dancers the opportunity to show their parents, family, and friends how they have progressed both technically and artistically while attending the program.


Registration for the 2018 National and International Audition Tours is OPEN! Please register HERE.

More Information:

See our Frequently Asked Questions for more detailed information.