Summer Intensive

Please contact the Academy for the most up to date summer intensive information.  Due to COVID-19, there may be changes to our typical summer intensive programming

  • About ~ Russian Ballet Intensive: Two-week Russian Ballet Summer Intensive for intermediate, advanced and adult dancers. With classes taught by world-famous professional guest staff, this special program provides superior training in the Russian ballet style, focusing on building strong technique and developing artistry.  Featuring classes in classical ballet technique (Vaganova), pointe, variations, partnering, men’s technique, contemporary, character, Russian language classes, stage make-up and resume writing, as well as question and answer sessions. Participants also have the opportunity to receive private coaching from the guest instructors. 
  • About ~ Broadway Intensive: Our fabulous Broadway and Musical Theater Intensive, taught by Mr Peter of Broadway Dance Center in New York City, is a lively, full energy week of classes focusing on the dance and performance techniques from famous Broadway productions. Dancers will learn choreography from West Side Story, Fosse, Cabaret and many more! 2 levels, juniors and seniors

All intensives include a demonstration performance at the end of the week.  


Students may audition in person or by video. To audition by video please submit a video or link of barre and center work, and two pointe combinations (if applicable).  All students who wish to audition should submit a completed audition form, audition fee of $30.00 (to “RAI”), and two photographs (a head shot, and first arabesque). Please contact the studio at 248-826-8181, or email with any questions.