Summer Intensive Program

The Summer Intensive Program (SIP) at the Kirov Academy of Ballet of 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, pantomime, character, contemporary, floor barre, pas de deux, history of ballet and nutrition.  Admission to the 2017 Summer Intensive Program is by audition only. 


The 2017 Summer Intensive Program will take place June 25th through July 30th, 2017.

Housing and Meals:

The Kirov Academy of Ballet of 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 fee: $400 (nonrefundable)

Artistic tuition: $3,900

Room and Board: $2,500

Total: $6,800

Summer 2017 Due Dates:

Feb. 14 Enrollment Fee Due + 3% off artistic tuition (if balance is paid in full)
Feb. 15 Waitlist open
March 14 Full tuition due (After March 14, no refund with withdrawal.) — late processing fees will apply
May 12 (postmarked) Admissions paperwork due — late processing fees will apply
June 25 Travel Day and Registration for Intensive


Demonstration Day:

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 is now open for the 2017 National Audition Tour.  Click Here to Register!  For more information on the 2017 National Audition Tour visit our Tour page Here.

More Information:

See our Frequently Asked Questions for more detailed information.