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Intermediate Dance Intensive (Audition Required)

Class Description

The Intermediate Dance Intensive is specifically designed for young dancers to focus on technique, strengthening, and developing a clear understanding of dance alignment.  Students will receive technical training in; Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Spanish dance, Improvisation/Somatics class and Composition. 

Weekly classes include:

  • Monday / Wednesday
    • Conditioning, Ballet, Spanish, Improvisation/Somatics, Composition
  • Tuesday / Thursday
    • Modern, Jazz/Hip Hop, Contemporary, Composition
  • Friday
    • Ballet, Modern, Yoga, Composition

Auditions 2021

UPDATE: For the health and safety of our dancers and staff, we have decided to move to video auditions for our summer programming.  Guidelines for submitting are below.   It is our priority to follow all safety precautions laid out by the Governor and to keep our dancers and staff healthy.  We hope to be back to in-person activities as soon as it is safe to do so.

Video Audition Submission

The audition video should include:

  • Ballet Barre exercises (one side only) — plies/grand plies, battement degage, battement fondu, grand battement
  • Ballet Center floor exercises (one side only) — adagio, pirouettes (if space permits), petite allegro, grand allegro (if space permits)
  • Contemporary/modern combination, between 2 and 5 minutes
  • Please note that we will consider space restrictions due to the current climate of social distancing and stay at home requirements. 

We are currently updating our 2021 audition forms. Once it’s been made available, please complete the form and include a viewable link to the audition video by emailing (extdance@cornish.edu). 

Submissions will be accepted until workshops meet maximum enrollment. You will be contacted via email of your acceptance status to the program.  Please email extdance@cornish.edu with any questions.

Dress Code for audition

Ballet
Female: solid colored leotard, convertible tights (pink or skin tone), ballet shoes (pink or skin tone).  Pointe shoes are not suggested.  You may opt to wear them for the audition if you are at an advanced level.
Male – solid colored T-shirt or Leotard, Convertible tights (black or grey), Socks (optional) (color of shoes), Ballet Shoes
Non-Binary – either Female or Male options

Contemporary Modern
Female: solid color leotard, solid colored leggings, bare feet (bring socks)
Male: solid colored t-shirt or leotard, solid colored leggings, bare feet (bring socks)
Non-Binary – either Female or Male options

Guidelines: Non-decorative leotards only (ie: no mesh, lace, holes/cutouts, zippers), no halter leotards, no logos, no rips or tears


Back to class safely – While we do hope to continue our in-person learning, please note that this learning experience may need to evolve to an online or hybrid learning platform based on the safety regulations and recommendations by the city and state.


Apply for the Cornish Extension Programs Scholarship!

Cornish is committed to making our courses available for youth students who demonstrate artistic and academic promise, financial need, and interest in the program by offering modest scholarship assistance. Cornish College reserves the right to change any final scholarship award based on the number of qualified applicants and available funding.

To apply, click here for the Cornish Extension Programs Scholarship Form!

Program Summer At Cornish

Dates/Times

Registration is currently open!

Dates: July 12th – 23rd (M, Tu, W, Th, F)

Times for Remote and In-Person Classes are listed below. While we hope to offer in-person classes this summer, this intensive may need to move to a hybrid or remote learning experience. Stay tuned for updates closer to the start of the program.

Remote Times:

  • Mondays/Wednesdays 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
  • Fridays 10:00 am – 3:15 pm

In-Person Times:

  • Mondays/Wednesdays 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
  • Fridays 10:00 am – 3:25 pm

Ages 11 - 13

Discipline Additional Courses

Price $880.00

Dress Requirements

Ballet 

Female Identifying Students – Leotard (optional color) Tights (pink or skin tone), Ballet Shoes (pink or skin tone)

Male Identifying Students- T-shirt or Leotard (white), Tights (black or grey), Socks (optional),  Ballet Shoes (black or white)

Non-Binary – either Female or Male options

Contemporary Modern 

Female, Male, Non-Binary – Leotard or T-shirt tight fitting (optional color), footless Tights (black) or Leggings (black), Socks (instructor’s option) (black, skin tone, white)

Jazz  

Female, Male, Non-Binary – Leotard or T-shirt tight fitting (optional color), Tights (black) or Leggings (black), Jazz Shoes (black, tan, skin tone)

Hip Hop 

Female, Male, Non-Binary – Leotard or T-shirt tight fitting (optional color), Leggings (black), Street Shoes

Yoga 

Female, Male, Non-Binary – Leotard or T-shirt tight fitting (optional color), Tights (black) or Leggings (black), Socks (instructor’s option) (black, skin tone, white)

Guidelines: Non-decorative leotards only (ie: no mesh, lace, holes/cutouts, zippers), no halter leotards, no logos, no rips or tears

Warmups: At the discretion of the instructor, students may wear leg warmers or form fitting sweaters during colder weather

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