Professional Dance Intensive: By Audition Only

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

A three week, full day, intensive professional program for talented, serious, students ages 12 and up . Led by VAB’s internationally acclaimed faculty, classes are offered in ballet, pointe, repertoire, contemporary, pas de deux (for select advanced students), and strength/conditioning. Entry into the Professional Dance Intensive is by audition only. 

International students welcome.  This summer program may be used as an audition period for acceptance into our Full Year Professional Training and Post-Secondary Bridge Programs.

August 3-21, 2020

Ages 12+

Homestay Accommodations for out-of-town students offered

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


Domestic:  $1,900 plus $125 Mandatory Activity Fee (includes Summer activity and VAB T-Shirt)

International:  $2,225 plus $125 Mandatory Activity Fee (includes Summer activity and VAB T-Shirt)

3-Week Homestay Accommodations/Monitoring:  Contact for fees

*Students staying for a full year program will have an additional week of training August 24-28th. Fees for students enrolled in the Bridge Post-Secondary students are included in the annual tuition for the year.


We will be holding auditions in January 2020 in select cities in Mexico.  Learn More >

We are also planning auditions in Vancouver and Nanaimo, BC. Information on these auditions will be posted soon.

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.