DBS Advanced Ballet


Diablo Ballet is pleased to announce its inaugural SUMMER INTENSIVE.

Diablo Ballet School provides students from age 9 through trainee level a three – week Summer Intensive from July 6 – 24, 2020. The program is designed to give students a deeper understanding of ballet with special classes geared to complement their training including conditioning, Pilates, contemporary, character, pointe, variations, choreography and improvisation, nutrition, dance history, injury prevention and pas de deux.  Students will receive training by Diablo Ballet School faculty, including Diablo Ballet Company members and world-renowned teachers and choreographers.

The summer program consists of two levels: Intermediate and Advanced. Advanced female students must have at least two years of pointe training. Professional trainees for the 2020–21 season are selected from the Summer Intensive.


Training will be July 6 – 24, Monday – Friday from 10 am – 3 pm daily with a 30 min break for lunch. At the end of the 3 weeks, the intensive will culminate in a showcase on the last day for families to attend.


Our 3 week Summer Intensive is $750 if registered before 5/1 and $800 if registered after.

Acceptance to Diablo Ballet School’s Summer Intensive is by audition only.

**Registered Diablo Ballet Students are automatically accepted and if they choose to audition, their fee will be waived.  Please email school@diabloballet.org if you would like to participate**


If you are still interested in auditioning, please email school@diabloballet.org.

Video Audition:
Live auditions are preferred; however, students may submit an online video audition if student lives more that 250 miles from Pleasant Hill. The video audition fee is $30.

2020 Summer Intensive video applications will be accepted January 2 – February 29, 2020. Please submit the Summer Intensive Audition Form and a video (no longer than 5 mins) of Barre and Centre work to school@diabloballet.org.  Please submit payment here (videos will not be considered without payment at time of submission):

Audition Results:
Online Video Applicants will be notified on a rolling basis and no later than the end of February.

Students who are accepted to the Summer Session will be notified of their program placement (either Intermediate or Advanced) in an audition result letter.