What It's Like To Attend the Rockettes' Summer Intensive

On a humid summer day in midtown Manhattan, construction goes on outside the Church of St. Paul the Apostle. Inside, another type of building goes on: In separate basement studios, two groups of 40 dancers focus their attention on their instructors. It’s the Rockettes’ summer intensive, a rare chance for students to work with professional […]

Audition Advice from Three Top Summer Intensive Directors

For many students, attending a summer intensive can offer the chance of a lifetime to focus exclusively on dance and experience the rigorous lifestyle of a pre-professional dancer. But with so many options and increasing competition, auditions can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, we gathered insider tips from three top summer program directors. Tammy Cheney, Alonzo King […]

How To Keep Your Body In Top Shape At Summer Intensives

Few things are most frustrating than arriving at your summer intensive full of excitement—only to get injured, stuck sitting out on the sidelines and missing out on the experience you signed up for. To help you avoid this disappointment, we tapped Daniel Cuttica, D.O., an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon with The Centers for Advanced […]

Congratulations to All Our Joffrey Ballet School Scholarship Winners!

What’s better than getting into the summer intensive of your dreams? Getting in with a scholarship, of course! Hundreds of dancers entered our Video of the Month contests over the past three months, vying for a chance to win a scholarship to one of the Joffrey Ballet School’s summer programs. We scoured so many videos, […]

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