Summer Dance Intensive 2018 - FBP

SDI Director, Marissa Parmenter leads a talented faculty whose expert knowledge and professional experience guides each student to fulfill his/her potential.

National Audition Tour

All SDI Auditions are conducted by the SDI Director and the FBP School Director unless otherwise noted. Auditions that include Company Auditions will also be attended by FBP's Artistic Director. The audition is conducted as a master class without cuts.


Admission to SDI 2018 is by audition only. All audition results will be communicated via email. Online Pre-Registration is highly recommended. All students will be notified within 4 weeks of their audition.


Classes will be taught in the following disciplines -Ballet Technique, Pointe, Variations, Pas de Deux, Men's Class, Contemporary/Modern, Jazz, Character, and Body Conditioning.
*subject to change

FBP Facility

SDI is held at the Festival Ballet Providence studios. FBP has 3 spacious studios with sprung floors, AC and large windows. FBP is located in the historic East Side of Providence. It is conveniently situated in the heart of the shops on Hope St. This safe neighborhood provides walking distance to several coffee shops, restaurants, and boutiques. All outings are chaperoned by FBP Staff.

Daily Schedule

  • Senior Program
  • Monday through Friday: 9a.m to 5p.m.
  • Saturday: 10a.m. to 2p.m.
  • Sunday: day off, set aside for rest and special events
  • *subject to change
  • Junior Program
  • Monday through Friday: 9a.m to 5p.m.
  • *subject to change

Performance Opportunities

Students are given sought after performing experience during the SDI 2018.

  • Blackbox Theatre Showing
  • Performance at Providence's acclaimed Waterfire. (Senior program students only)
  • Details and dates to be announced
  • *subject to change

Room & Board

Senior Program boarding students reside on the RISD - Rhode Island School of Design campus. Room & Board and travel to the ballet studios are under chaperoned supervision. All meals are included for boarding students. Lunch will be provided at FBP Monday through Friday. All other meals will be enjoyed at the RISD dining hall. The Room & Board rate includes room occupancy, meals, and transportation to and from RISD to FBP.

Junior Program boarding students have the option to either be housed with host families, typically current or former FBP families, or supervised housing located on the RISD campus. All meals and transportation are provided by the host family. Host families are compensated for boarding. If you are interested in becoming an FBP host family for the summer please contact Marissa at When boarding at RISD, transportation to and from the studio and recreational activities will be provided. Fees includes room, board, and transportation. Weekend activities will be planned at an additional cost. * if minimum requirement for RISD housing is not met Host family will be the only residential option.

FBP Company Trainees

FBP Director, Mihailo Djuric will select Company Trainees for the 2018/2019 season exclusively from the SDI 2018.


After the audition process all students will be notified of their acceptance via email. This email will be followed up with registration information, deadlines, and all necessary forms. A non-refundable registration fee of $100 -Senior Intensive & $50 - Junior Intensive must accompany all registrations to be processed. All registration forms and fees must be submitted on or before May 1, 2018. All financial aid documents must be submitted by March 31st, 2018.
-Registration fee is non-refundable

-Tuition and Room & Board must be paid in full by May 20, 2018


FBP has a strict refund policy. Please read closely. Refunds will only be considered if submitted with a doctor's report for consideration. Refunds requested after May 20, 2018 will not be considered. Refunds will not be greater than 50% of the tuition paid by May 20, 2018.
-Registration fee is non-refundable
-Room & Board is non-refundable



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