Summer Intensives

For students ages 9-18, Open to all dancers thoughout Memphis and beyond.

Previous experience and audition required for ages 14 -18.

Intensives include a full week of all day training for one to three weeks and culminate in performances for levels 5-7.


For more information, please contact kathy [at] newballet [dot] org or call 901-726-9225. 


Level 6/7 | ages 15-19 |9am-4pm

Students from all over the Mid-South are invited to participate in Summer Intensives with international guest artists!

June 3-7; 10-14; 17-21 Advanced Levels 6 and 7, with a performance at Crosstown on June 21

Guest Teachers and performers include artists from  Movement Migration, Kim Jones Director with Blakeley White McGuire, Master Teacher and former principal of the Martha Graham Company, Pablo Fransisco Ruvalcaba Tovar and Daniel Fetecua formerly of José Limon. In week one, Kaori Ogasawara teaches Ballet, Pointe and sets choreography for the June 21 performance. Other classes include contemporary and yoga.

Week One: Ballet, pointe, partnering and choreography with San Francisco based guest artist, Kaori Ogasawara, former soloist with Pittsburgh Ballet Theater.

Week Two: Ballet, pointe, variations, yoga and contemporary.

Week Three: Students train intensively with Movement Migration in Graham and Limon Techniques, culminating in a performance on June 21, 7pm at Crosstown Theater.

For Information on guest instructors visit our Guest Artist tab or the Movement Migration link above.

At least 6 yrs. dance experience are required, with three years experience on pointe.

Auditions for non-registered students are Saturday, May 11 at 1pm at New Ballet. Fee is included in New Ballet annual tuition. New student fees are $300.00 per week or $800.00 for all three weeks. Limited, need-based scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Sponsored by the Hohenberg Foundation Visiting Artists grant

Level 5 | ages 11-14 | 10am-5pm

June 3-14, with an in studio performance at New Ballet on June 1, 3pm

Level 5 includes ballet, pointe, pre-pointe and contemporary in the mornings, hip hop and West African in the afternoons. There is a studio performance for friends and family on the final day of classes.

At least 4 yrs. dance experience required.

Audition: May 11, 1pm at New Ballet Ensemble studios in Cooper Young

Tuition is included for registered New Ballet Ensemble students.

New students: $500.00 (Two weeks required)


Level 4 | ages 9-12 | 9am-3pm

June 24-28 - Level 4 dancers ages 9-11

Ballet, Modern and Jazz! Pointe work is not incuded at this level. Please see Level 5 Intensive if student has begun pointe work.

Tuition: $300