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Summer Intensive Dance Workshop


Summer Intensive Dance Workshop: Ages 14-18

Dates: June 11-24, 2023

Tuition Cost: $1,100

Housing Cost: $550 – EST

Food Cost: $250-375 (estimate and based on meal plan selection)

Activity Fee: $100

The School of Dance 2023 Summer Dance Intensive is an on-campus 2 week summer camp.  All classes are taught by School of Dance faculty, alumni, and special invited guests. Students are housed in an FSU dormitory (past participants have stayed in Ragans Hall) and monitored by School of Dance camp counselors. Students may elect to stay off-campus and still participate in all classes and activities.

This 2 week session emphasizes both ballet and modern technique similar to our dance major program (proficiency in intermediate ballet or contemporary technique is required for acceptance). Designed for the dancer interested in all forms of dance, the dancers’ will have the option to receive instruction in ballet, pointe, contemporary, improvisation, jazz, and hip-hop technique classes as well as conditioning. Students have daytime classes, evening classes, and fieldtrips. The program culminates with a showing in the Nancy Smith Fichter Dance Theatre on Saturday, June 24 and is open to friends and family.


On-Site Auditions – REGISTER TODAY

An on-site audition class is held in combination with the Workshop For Young Dancers on February 5, 2023 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am in Montgomery Hall. Participation in the Young Dancers Workshop is not necessary. Students must be 14 by the start of Summer Dance Intensive.

Audition registration is non-refundable.


Online Auditions – REGISTER TODAY

Applicants can upload an audition video link (Vimeo or Youtube) in the online application. The video SHOULD NOT exceed 9 minutes, please include the following in your audition video:

  • a short intro from the dancer
  • a brief set of 2-3 exercises at the barre (example: pliés, battement tendu and rond de jambe- ONE SIDE ONLY)
  • center adage or grand allegro
  • pirouettes
  • grand allegro
  • a short solo in ballet, modern, jazz, or hip-hop

Early (before February 19) applicants will be notified by email two weeks after the audition by March 1st regarding their status. All other applicants will be notified by email within two weeks of date of submission.

Once a student has been accepted into the program, a non-refundable $200 deposit is due on or before March 31, 2023. The deposit will be applied towards the costs for tuition. INTENSIVE fees MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY April 15.

Questions? Please contact La Toya Davis-Craig by email at

Students who are accepted into the program will be placed in groups depending on their technique proficiency.