We are pleased to announce that Summer Intensive 2013 positions are now full at each level of our program. North Carolina Dance Theatre’s Summer Intensive is distinctive for maintaining a low student to teacher ratio, ensuring each dancer’s access to great individualized training.
If you will not be joining us this summer, please follow us on Facebook or bookmark our web page to receive 2014 National Audition Tour dates and locations. If you have submitted a Summer Intensive 2013 registration with a deposit and did not receive an email confirmation, please contact us at email@example.com.
Audition through North Carolina Dance Theatre’s National Audition Tour to be considered for Summer Intensive 2013, the NCDT School of Dance Pre-Professional Division, positions with NCDT2 and the UNC Charlotte Certificate Program.
2013 Summer Intensive, June 24 - July 27, 2013
Summer Intensive Program
North Carolina Dance Theatre’s Summer Intensive program is recognized for its diverse classes, strong training, supportive faculty and beautiful studios. At North Carolina Dance Theatre, students are encouraged to go beyond their technical training, explore new movement and further expand their versatility as dancers. Training six days a week, students ages 11-22 work with renowned resident and guest teachers who are invested in each student’s artistic growth.
|Session A (5 weeks)
June 24 – July 27
Option for levels 1-4
|Session B (4 weeks)
July 1 – July 27
Option for levels 1-2
|Session C (3 weeks)
June 24 – July 13
Option for level 1
Pas de Deux
Male & Female Variations
Men’s Technique Classes
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The Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance
North Carolina Dance Theatre proudly welcomes our Summer Intensive students to our beautiful facility, the Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance. Finished in June of 2010, the Center has six studios, three overlooking downtown Charlotte, a costume shop, administrative offices and meeting spaces. With Summer Intensive enrollment exceeding expectations, the new Center allows us to invite more students to train with our renowned faculty, guest faculty and company members.
Students will be notified by email whether or not they have been accepted into the program. Registration and housing information will be attached to the email. All registration forms and initial deposits must be received by March 15, 2013. Students offered scholarships or chaperone positions may have a deadline prior to March 15, 2013. The School of Dance welcomes students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin.
A limited number of merit scholarships are offered with the acceptance emails. Accepted students may submit our financial aid application for additional tuition assistance.
Students ages 18 and older may qualify for chaperone positions to receive free room and board. Eligible students will be sent a chaperone application with their acceptance email.
Year-round Training at NC Dance Theatre School of Dance
Audition at any location during our National Audition Tour and be considered for the School of Dance’s Pre-Professional Division, including Conservatory, Trainee and Apprentice positions. Dancers who attend Summer Intensive will also have the opportunity to audition for year round programs in July.
UNC Charlotte Certificate in Dance Program
Train with NCDT and receive credits toward your college degree at UNC Charlotte.
Summer Intensive Student Testimonials
The North Carolina Dance Theatre Summer Intensive program attracts students from across the nation and world. Here’s what some have to say about our program!
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|“I had a great time at NCDT’s summer intensive...The faculty was welcoming and the facility is gorgeous. We learned many styles of dance from classical ballet to ballroom...Overall I had a positive experience at NCDT.”
||"I gained so much from this summer at NCDT…It really opened my eyes to the dance world. The teachers here are so dedicated in teaching and really helps each individual in classes. You really feel at home here."
Summer Housing at UNC Charlotte
Supervised housing is available on the beautiful 1,000 acre campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Each day, students are shuttled from UNC Charlotte to the Centre for Dance. Students may also participate in weekly chaperoned excursions around the Charlotte area. Our Summer Intensive students have access to UNC Charlotte’s beautiful new student union, which includes a wide variety of dining and entertainment options.
Room & Board
|Session A (5 weeks)
June 23 – July 28
|Session B (4 weeks)
June 30 – July 28
|Session C (3 weeks)
June 23 – July 14
Dancers ages 18 and older may qualify for chaperone positions to receive free room and board.
Entertainment & Recreation
The Student Union and Belk Gym are available for our students’ use during their stay at UNCC. Students may use the pool tables and televisions in the Student Union, as well as the newly-opened movie theatre where our dancers will be able to see blockbuster favorites! Those 18 and older may use the Fitness Center also located in the Student Center and all students may use the UNCC pool located in the Belk Gymnasium. UNCC Lifeguards will be on duty during scheduled swim times.
Summer Repertory Performance
The Summer Intensive Program concludes in July with the Repertory Performance. Presented at our performance venue at the Patricia McBride & Jean Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance, students have the opportunity to perform in professionally-staged, fully-costumed ballets as well as original modern, ballroom and jazz pieces. All performance pieces are staged by our esteemed faculty and guest faculty who are leaders in the dance industry. Families may order performance DVDs with registration, or at the performances.
Date: Saturday, July 27, 2013
Time: 4:00pm and 7:30pm
Location: NCDT Center for Dance
Tickets: $10 general admission tickets are available for advance purchase with registration,
or in the Center for Dance lobby one hour prior to each performance.