Admissions & Auditions

We're currently auditioning for the 2023 Summer Intensive and the 2023-2024 Professional Division program.

The Summer Intensive is a great option for dance students to explore a short-term commitment to intensive professional ballet training.

It's also an opportunity to be considered for placement in our full-year Professional Division Program

The 2023 Summer Intensive takes place July 17 through August 4 in Calgary, Alberta. This 3-week program includes Ballet, Pointe Work, Pas de Deux (for select levels), Repertoire, Variations, Contemporary, Character Dance and Body Conditioning.

  • Why Alberta Ballet School?

    Alberta Ballet School attracts students from around the world to this 3-week program, that advances ballet technique and artistry through:

  • An internationally-recognized ballet curriculum
  • Mentorship and instruction from experienced faculty, guest teachers and Alberta Ballet's professional dancers
  • An active commitment to healthy balanced training in partnership with the University of Calgary's Dance Science faculty (member of the International Association of Dance Medicine)

We also offer a Summer Residence program for visiting students. Residence life during Summer Intensive is designed to create a fun, memorable experience, forging strong social connections in a peer group that shares a passion for dance and ballet.

How do I audition?

Alberta Ballet School faculty will be in select cities for in-person auditions. We're also hosting virtual auditions.

Grab your chance to focus on your training and unlock a great range of skill and artistry in your ballet technique. Look for the audition option that works best for you and connect with Alberta Ballet School today.

Auditioning for Post Graduate Programs?

Our audition process has changed. Learn how to audition for our Post-Graduate Programs.

2023-2024 Audition Categories

Dancers who will be entering academic grades 6 through 9 in September 2023.

Dancers who will be entering academic grades 10 through 12 in September 2023.

Students who have completed academic Grade 12 before September 2023.

Audition for Post-Graduate Program

2022 Audition Opportunities

All students entering grades 6 through 12 in September 2022 can audition virtually for the 2023 Summer Intensive or the 2023-2024 Full Year Professional Division Program.

Junior Audition - 5:30 pm MST Senior Audition - 7:00 pm MST

Video Auditions