Guest Faculty: Amanda McKerrow, John Gardner, Judy Rice, Daniel Baudendistel and Erica Fischbach
“It’s a pleasure to watch young students train with such focus and determination for their futures. Colorado Ballet Summer Intensive nurtures students beyond the classroom into budding professionals”
– Gil Boggs, Artistic Director of Colorado Ballet
Two, four and six week sessions available (see dates below)
Ages 11-21 on pointe
At Colorado Ballet's home at the Armstrong Center for Dance
1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204
Dance in one of eight studios housed in our state-of-the-art studios in the heart of Denver's Art District on Santa Fe.
Two, four, and six week sessions are offered to accommodate summer schedules: Two weeks from June 13 to June 25 or June 27 to July 9 ; Four weeksfrom June 27 to July 22 or June 13 to July 9; Six weeks from June 13 to July 22. Students wishing to perform at the conclusion of the Program must attend the second four or six week session. Students who are housing with us should arrive the day before their session starts.
Students will be considered for our year-long Pre-professional division as well as the opportunity to join Colorado Ballet’s Studio Company
Physical therapy is available to students from the company’s in-house provider.
Students must be 11 by the start of the Summer Intensive to audition and must be on pointe by the time of the audition.
Admission is by audition only, the Academy gives first preference to students who audition in person.
Our highly experienced teaching faculty includes former dancers from American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, and The Joffrey Ballet as well as current Colorado Ballet professionals. We are dedicated to providing superior training to our students in a supportive and encouraging environment.
Summer Intensive Students reside on the University of Denver’s beautiful campus. They enjoy the scenic surroundings of Denver while participating in activities including the Denver Art Museum, a Colorado Rockies major league baseball game, a performance at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver Botanic Gardens or Denver Zoo. Students are chaperoned at all times by experienced adult counselors familiar with the challenges of being away from home and the rigors of summer dance training.