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. Homestay Accommodations for out-of-town students offered. 

This summer program may be used as an audition period for acceptance into our Full Year Professional Training (PTP) and Post-Secondary Bridge Programs. Students enrolled in PTP or Bridge for the 2020-2021 school year must attend a forth week until August 28.

Summer Students:  August 3-21, 2020

PTP and Bridge Students:  August 3-28, 2020

Ages 12+

Homestay Orientation:  August 2, 2020.

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 BC: