Tag: summer intensive

4 Mistakes Dancers Make When Picking Summer Intensives

You’ve completed your summer intensive auditions and received your acceptance letters. Congrats! Now, it’s time to choose where you’ll be spending this vital training time. While it’s easy to select the program with the biggest name, or head to the school where all your friends are going, it might not always be the best choice […]

Summer Intensive Throwback: 7 Pros Share Their Favorite Memories (and Photos!)

It’s hard to believe that summer intensive season is almost over! We hope you’re learning, growing, having fun and making memories at your intensives this year. Today, we’re sharing seven dancers’ favorite summer intensive memories. Isabella Boylston, American Ballet Theatre Photo courtesy Boylston Summer Intensive: American Ballet Theatre Age: 17 Perseverance “I was 17 (although […]

How to Make the Best Impression at Your Summer Intensive

You’re in a studio that’s not your own, surrounded by dancers you don’t know. You’re excited and nervous, all at the same time. It’s the first day of your summer intensive, and you’re eager to make a good impression. But how? We asked the experts for advice. On Mentality Before you even take your place […]

How to Have Your Best Summer Intensive Ever

The school year is winding down, which means our favorite time of year is approaching: summer intensive season! Whether you’re attending a dance program that spans three weeks or two months, set in a big city or close to home, here’s advice from the experts on how to make it your best one yet. Know […]

Dear Katie: All of My Dance Friends Auditioned for a Prestigious Summer Intensive—But I'm the Only One Who Got In!

In our “Dear Katie” series, former NYCB soloist Kathryn Morgan answers your pressing dance questions. Have something you want to ask Katie? Email [email protected] for a chance to be featured! Dear Katie, All the dancers in my level auditioned for a prestigious summer intensive—but I’m the only one who got in. Now everything is incredibly […]