Wednesday, January 13, 2016


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2016 Summer Intensive Audition
WHEN: Saturday, January 23. Registration begins at noon and 2 p.m. (depending on age—see below), and the audition runs from 12:30-2 p.m. and 2:45-4:15 p.m.
WHERE: 301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
FEE: There is an audition fee of $30 (with a pre-registration possible at $25). F
or those unable to make the in-person audition, a video audition is possible.
For complete information on that process please CLICK HERE

Students age 11-14 may join our Summer Intensive Intermediates program and students age 9-11 may join Summer Intensive Juniors program (these are separate from the 13 and older Summer Intensive program and are not part of the audition tour).

SI2016 audition 2_Credit-Leighton_ChenThe Summer Intensive program is one of serious study in a warm and companionable atmosphere. The faculty provides caring and careful instruction conducive to technical and artistic progress. In seeking to maintain a feeling of community, Princeton Ballet School purposely limits the number of students in class. Auditions (which are held across the nation and throughout Europe) are conducted by various Princeton Ballet School faculty members and only 100 students will be selected for the program. The audition will give students the opportunity to experience the approach to the classical ballet technique that Princeton Ballet School is famous for, as well as allowing the audition instructor to see who is capable of thriving in that environment. Students must be ages 13 and older; classes are held at the Princeton Studio location with optional housing at Princeton University. 


  • Mary Pat Robertson is now in her 35th year as Director of Princeton Ballet School.    
  • Douglas Martin is the Artistic Director of American Repertory Ballet.
  • Carol Bellis is the Summer Programs Coordinator and long-standing member of the faculty at Princeton Ballet School.
  • Tempe Ostergren is a principal dancer with Kansas City Ballet, and studied at Princeton Ballet School as a child.
Full biographies of the teachers may be found HERE For more information about Princeton Ballet School’s Summer Intensive, please visit or call Carol Bellis, at (609)921-7758, ext. 14