August Intensive 2023

Preparing Aspiring Dancers for Success

This two-week program gives aspiring dancers ages 9-19 the opportunity to complete their summer studies on a strong note and be fully prepared for the season ahead!

The rigorous curriculum is designed for serious, highly talented students. Classes are taught by the distinguished BAE faculty led by Artistic Director, Jenna Lavin and Artistic Advisor, Stacey Calvert.

Apply to audition today and experience the warm, inspiring and exciting atmosphere of BAE!

Click here to view BAE Student Handbook.

All summer program in-person auditions have passed. Video auditions are still be accepted. Space in the program is limited.

Video Auditions: Click on the button below for instructions and to apply.


Audition Fee: $30 (In Person and Video) 

The program dates are August 21-September 1, 2023. Classes are held Monday-Friday each week.

Upon acceptance to the August Intensive, students will receive an email with enrollment information and instructions.
Please feel free to contact us at with any questions.

Classes will be taught by the distinguished BAE year-round faculty led by Artistic Director, Jenna Lavin and Artistic Advisor, Stacey Calvert.

Click here to read more about the faculty.

2023 Summer Tuition
Level A – $1200
Levels B-F – $1600 

Financial aid scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Contact us at to request a financial aid application.

Ladies: Any solid-color classic-cut leotard (tank, camisole, short or long-sleeve style) with pink or flesh-tone tights and ballet slippers for ballet class. Any solid-color classic-cut leotard with footless tights for modern class. Traditional skirt and character shoes for character class. Skirts (other than character class), sweatpants, leg warmers, and multi-strap, multi-color, halter, turtleneck, or rhinestone-studded leotards are not permitted.

Men: Black or white tee shirt with black tights for ballet class and any color tee shirt with footless tights for modern class.

BAE recommends the Marriott Courtyard Upper East Side, located three blocks from BAE.

Our first and foremost commitment is to the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, extended families and community.  Please read our Health and Safety Guidelines thoroughly prior to your first day at BAE. If you are traveling internationally, please pay close attention to the travel protocols.

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“Performing in BAE productions gave me the opportunity to take my skills to the next level in highly produced productions. It was also such a thrill to dance in front of a live audience in New York City.”