YDP - Intensive Ballet 

Explore your potential and achieve your goals in the Intensive Ballet stream! This stream of part-time programming offers young dancers ages 9-17 structured ballet training with renowned dance educators, more training hours for dancers to develop their artistry and technique, and performance opportunities to showcase their achievements.

Entrance to the Intensive Ballet stream is by audition or invitation. This program is well-suited for young dancers excited to invest in rigorous, progressive ballet training.

In a warm and supportive environment with a focus on health and well-being, dancers can cultivate their talent and passion and develop a life-long love for ballet. The Intensive Ballet stream connects to further pathways for dancers, which may include audition opportunities for NBS’ Professional Ballet-Academic Program, NBS’ Teacher Training Program, further education in university dance programs, or to potential careers in performance and entertainment. 

Dancers will Experience:

  • The incredible benefits of a dance education, setting young people for success in any career of their choosing: time management, focus, discipline, teamwork, goal-setting and achievement
  • Teaching principles and curriculum informed by NBS’ internationally renowned Professional Ballet-Academic Program
  • Opportunities to explore other dance forms
  • Performance opportunities
  • Exceptional facilities at Canada’s National Ballet School’s campus in Toronto
  • High-calibre dance educators
  • Beautiful live accompaniment in all ballet classes

Audition for the 2022/23 season

Auditions for YDP Intensive Ballet will offer a half-day experience for young dancers to take part in classes at Canada’s National Ballet School. Students will participate in two dance classes—ballet and an additional movement style—and will have a chaperoned snack and activities break. Guests will not be permitted to view the audition classes. Prior dance experience is not required for children 12 and under.

Auditions begin May 15, 2022. Click below to register today!

Register to audition
Registration Fee: $75.00
For information or questions about auditions, contact youngdancers@nbs-enb.ca.

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