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SVB Summer Dance Intensive

The cost for the full week of instruction is $300.00. Part time hours (9:00-12:30) is $175.00. We will have a strict cutoff date for registrations this year. Applications must be received by June 19th. If we do not receive enough applications, we will have to cancel the intensive. If financial aid is needed, please apply for the Vaszary Scholarship (see below for link to Vaszary Scholarship) and turn in with your application by June 15th.

Our summer intensive is the perfect way to hone your skills and immerse yourself in dance this summer! The SVB Summer Dance Intensive runs Monday – Friday July 6 – July 10 at the The Star City School of Ballet, located at 1005 Industry Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24013.

Dancers are split into two levels for instruction.

The Intermediate and Advanced classes are for girls and boys at level Intermediate 1B through Advanced. This curriculum will focus on Ballet, Pointe, Variations, Modern and Pilates.

  • Time: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Cost: $300/week Full Time or $175/week Part Time

The Beginner classes are for girls and boys at level Prepartory 2 through Intermediate 1A. This curriculum will focus on Ballet technique and vocabulary, including pre-Pointe and Variation classes.

  • Time: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Cost: $300/week Full Time or $175/week/Part Time
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Vaszary Scholarship Available

The Vaszary Scholarship fund was created in 2008 to recognize the talented youth of Southwest Virginia dancing in the Roanoke Valley.  A scholarship committee comprised of SVB board members, and SVB’s Artistic Director, consider financial need and the student’s ability and attitude toward dance. Merit and financial-based scholarships starting at $100, are awarded annually for summer programs and annual tuition assistance.

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020

Mark the envelope “Confidential” and send to:
Southwest Virginia Ballet Scholarship
PO Box 3275
Roanoke VA 24015


  • Applicants must be residents of the United States
  • Reside in the Greater Roanoke Valley region
  • Applicants must be students that actively participate in weekly dance classes. All types of dance are eligible
  • Applicants can apply for only one scholarship each year.

To apply you must submit

  • The Parent or Guardian application (only required for financial need based scholarships)
  • The Dancer application
  • A short essay discussing your experience of dance as it impacts you as well as your community

The dancer may also submit an optional letter of recommendation from their current dance instructor. The questions asked in this application are designed to help us understand fully the family’s financial position and make certain that aid is awarded to those qualified students whose need is greatest.

The information in this application is strictly confidential.

For more information please contact Carol Jessee at carol@svballet.org