Ballet Summer Intensive

How to Apply


Online Registration for Summer 2016:  CLICK HERE!

To make changes to your account including adding tuition or housing charges, or to make a payment, please see the directions HERE.

1. Pre-register online and pay only the $70 application fee
2.  Send audition materials to (see Audition Requirements):

Office of Pre-College and Summer Programs
IU Jacobs School of Music
1201 E. 3rd St. MU006
Bloomington, IN  47405 

3. If you are accepted, You will be notified via email of your acceptance.
4. Once accepted, finish registration and pay for tuition/housing to secure your spot for the 2016 Summer Ballet Intensive.

Payment Instructions [PDF]

***Please note: all registrations must be completed online; there is no paper format of this application.

back to top


Registration and Application Deadline: May 13, 2016 (please see audition requirements below)
Total fees and forms deadline: May 20, 2016

Students MAY NOT participate in the Intensive without completed forms!

back to top


Non-refundable pre-registration fee: $70

Tuition for Session I OR II OR III (one week):  $725.00
Tuition for 2 sessions:  $1,350.00
Tuition for all 3 sessions:  $1,995.00
Room and board, session I or II or III (one week):  $425.00
Room and board, 2 consecutive sessions (includes the weekend):  $900.00
Room and board, all 3 sessions (includes both weekends):  $1325.00

Audition requirements:

No physical audition required.  However please submit the following items in lieu of an audition:

  1. Resumé

  2. A letter of recommendation from current instructor

  3. Photograph of dancer in first arabesque (on pointe for women)

Items may be scanned and sent to: or mailed to:

Office of Pre-College and Summer Programs
IU Jacobs School of Music
1201 E. 3rd St. MU006
Bloomington, IN  47405

back to top

Travel and Housing

For information about traveling to Bloomington and accommodations, please click on the "Visiting" link in the left menu.

Participants will stay in a double room (with roommate) in the Spruce Residence Center. It has air conditioning and coin-operated laundry facilities available for personal use. Three meals are served daily. Televisions are not allowed in individual rooms. Adult counselors are resident in the dorm.

Staying Off-Campus

Ballet Summer Intensive participants may choose to stay off campus; however, he/she must stay with a parent or guardian if under age 18. Click on "Visiting" in the left menu.

Participants staying off-campus cannot buy meal cards. If they wish to eat meals on campus, they may pay with cash or credit card.

Off-campus students under age 18 are the responsibility of the established legal guardian. A drop-off and collect time must be planned in advance with our staff. The agreed drop-off and collect time should be convenient to the daily schedule.

Transportation to the Indiana University campus is the responsibility of the designated legal guardian.

At no time can a student under age 18 be dropped on the Indiana University campus and left unattended. The student must be handed-off from the legal guardian to a Ballet counselor.

back to top


Tuition, minus a $200 cancellation charge (which includes the $70 non-refundable registration fee) will be refunded to participants if they withdraw prior to the start of the intensive. Refunds are not guaranteed after the intensive has begun.

back to top


The Jacobs School of Music reserves the right to cancel a workshop if enrollment is not met. Participants will be informed 2 weeks before the start of the workshop and receive a full refund.

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution.
Indiana University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Students who believe that they are eligible for an accommodation should contact Disability Services for Students at (812) 855-7578 or

back to top