BBSI Partnering Workshop 2022

August 1-13, 2022

Dancers will have the option to attend both weeks, or choose one of the two weeks to attend.  A tuition discount is offered to students who attend for both weeks.

Ladies must be age 11-18 in an intermediate to advanced ballet level. An in-person or video audition is required for the BBSI Partnering Workshop.  Class size is very limited. There will be a wait list. 

BBSI 2019 / Week One ADC|IBC Scholarship Recipients


International Ballet Academy students can audition in-person at IBA. Due to COVID-19, all other applicants will need to audition via video submission. BBSI does not provide personal feedback for in-person auditions.


Video audition requirements:

All combinations should be done en pointe in the center for dancers with a minimum of two years en pointe. Dancers who have not had two years of pointe can execute the combinations in flat shoes. Video footage MUST be taken no more than 3 months prior to application.

  • Adage combination
  • Échappé and Passé pointe work combination
  • Turning combination
  • Grand Allegro combination

Note: BBSI does not provide personal feedback for video auditions. Not submitting the requested combinations (submitting a variation instead, etc.) may negatively impact audition results. We keep will video applications open until we reach maximum capacity.


BBSI Partnering Workshop daily classes include:

  • Ladies Technique
  • Ladies Variations
  • Partnering


Jock Soto – Former Principal Dancer with the New York City Ballet / Former Faculty Member at the School of American Ballet (Week Two)

Jeffrey Rogers – Principal Teacher at the Ballet West Academy (Week One)

Patrick Frenette – American Ballet Theatre Corps de Ballet (Weeks One & Two)

Maxim Ponomarenko – International Ballet Academy Ballet Master (Weeks One & Two)

Cameron McCune – American Ballet Theatre Corps de Ballet (Weeks One & Two)

Nadia Pavlenko – International Ballet Academy Artistic Director (Weeks One & Two)

Emma Lee Frenette – BBSI Co-Director / International Ballet Academy Ballet Mistress (Weeks One & Two)

Additional faculty updates coming soon. Faculty is subject to change. 


BBSI Week One OR Week Two: $375.00

BBSI Week One AND Week Two: $650.00

There is an additional $30.00 registration fee and a $30.00 health fee.

Tuition, registration fees, health fees, audition fees, and merchandise purchases are non-refundable.

Dancers will have the option to attend both weeks of BBSI, or choose one of the two weeks to attend.  A tuition discount is offered to families who attend for both weeks.

Boys Ballet Summer Intensive is a proud Partner Intensive at the American Dance Competition | International Ballet Competition. We exclusively offer scholarships to BBSI at this competition. Financial aid is not available.


Dancers MUST wear a mask at all times in the building unless drinking water or eating. The ONLY approved masks are medical/surgical, KF94, or KN95 (click for examples). No: clear plastic masks, cloth masks, gater masks, bandana masks, face shields, or masks with valves. Masks MUST stay over the nose and mouth at all times.

  • Black spaghetti strap leotard (cotton or microfiber, no tank leotards)
  • Pink or skin-tone tights
  • Ballet flat shoes
  • Pointe shoes (to be worn for center, Partnering, and Variations, NO DEAD SHOES)
  • No shorts, large hair accessories, or large earrings. (Skirts are allowed only in Variations)


Please click here to view our Health and Safety Protocol.


Refunds due to injuries are offered on a case-by-case basis. A doctor’s note is required for consideration.

In terms of an injury withdrawal, 25% of all tuition payments is nonrefundable.

After June 1st, there are no injury refunds.  

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