VAB Summer Intensive: By Audition Only

Train with students from around the world in Canada’s gorgeous Pacific Northwest. 

A three week, full day, intensive program for students interested in taking their ballet technique even further. Led by VAB’s internationally experienced and award winning faculty, classes are offered in ballet, pointe, repertoire, contemporary, pas de deux (for select advanced students), and strength/conditioning. Entry into the VAB Summer Intensive is by audition only. 

Homestay Accommodations for out-of-town students offered.

International students welcome. Students visit the Summer Intensive from Japan, Mexico, USA, Britain and France, and many decide to stay and train for the year!

Sample Day:

 9:30-11:00 Ballet class

11:15-12:15 Classical variations or male virtuosity/floor barre (less advanced students)

 1:15-2:30 Classical repertoire

2:45-4:15 Contemporary

 4:30-5:30 Pas De Deux* for select advanced students

VAB Summer Intensive – Visiting Students and VAB General Program Students

(Ages 12+ by audition)

July 22 – Aug 9, 2019


$1,575* if registered by April 30th, 2019

$1675* if registered on or after May 1st, 2019

VAB Summer Intensive – Full Year VAB PTP and Bridge Students

July 22 – Aug 9, 2019


Aug 26 – 30, 2019


3 Week Homestay Accommodations/Monitoring July 21 – Aug 10, 2019 Contact for fees
Commemorative Summer 2019 Tshirt All proceeds go to the VAB Scholarship Society for bursaries and scholarships $25

* Please note, fee indicated is for domestic students only.  Contact for information on international rates and registration information.

**Students staying for a full year program will have an additional week of training August 26-30th.

***Summer Intensive program for Bridge Post-Secondary students is already included in the annual tuition for the year.


Nanaimo Audition: Register

Vancouver Audition: Register

Can’t audition in person?. Please find audition DVD submission info here. Once a DVD is submitted we will then be in contact with you to arrange registration. VAB will be holding auditions in January 2018 in select cities in Mexico and Japan. We are also planning auditions in Vancouver and Nanaimo, BC. Please contact us for more information.