The SHSU Summer Dance Intensive takes place from June 9 - June 21, 2019 and is open to dance students in grades 8-12.

Designed for students who are committed, disciplined, and seek to become well-versed artists in dance. The two-week program specializes in ballet, modern, and jazz, with additional classes in pilates, yoga, composition, hip-hop, and repertory.

Admission to the program is by audition only. Students can attend a live audition or choose to audition via video by uploading your video to our site.

Saturday, February 23, 2019: deadline to submit the online application for the live audition.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019: deadline to submit the online application for the video audition.

For those attending the live audition, it will take place at the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center (815 17th Street, Huntsville, TX) on Sam Houston State University’s campus, Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, please arrive at 10:00 am for registration. There are no additional fees for attending the live audition.

If the applicant decides to audition via video, the video must be upload with the application by Wednesday, May 1, 2019. There is an extra $40 fee for video auditions.

Once a student has been accepted into the program, a non-refundable $175.00 deposit is due on or before Wednesday, May 8, 2019.

Please contact us for any questions:
Phone: (936) 294-3342
Email :

SHSU Summer Dance Intensive