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Summer Training Series

June 3 - 28, 2024

Aug 5 - 16, 2024

Ballet Fundamentals Intensive 

June 10 - 21, 2024


Pre-Professional Intensive

July 8 - 26, 2024


*upon submission of audition materials, we will notify you of your acceptance to the program you are most suited for 


AGES 9-12

AGES 12-18 & Professional Dancers



*Please submit your video via YouTube Link.

Submissions MUST include:

-classwork (barre, center, and pointe work *if applicable)

-recent photos in arabesque and developpe a la seconde 

-brief training bio 

-audition fee of $35 sent via Venmo

@ECC-payments (please include applicant name in notes when remitting payment) 

-solos or variations may be included in addition to classwork, but will not be accepted in place of 

*Please note applications will not be considered without a screenshot of proof of payment to be included in email application submission 

Video audition, fee, and photos must be submitted via email to


Housing is unavailable for this intensive. Please inquire regarding accommodation recommendations 


Classes will held 9:00am - 2:00pm daily and will consist of Classical Ballet Technique; Pointe, Men's Technique, or Variations and Partnering; Pilates, Character, Contemporary or Modern, Floor Barre/Stretch


Director, Catherine Lewellen 

Associate Director, Jason Ambrose 

Ballet Master, Maxim Tchernychev and ECC Faculty


Prodigy Dance and Performing Arts Center

5580 Preston Rd. Frisco, TX 75034

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1) The full Pre Pro intensive runs Monday thru Friday, July 8th - July 26th with approximately five hours of ballet related classes a day between 9:00-3:00 pm. 


Pre Pro Intensive: July 8th-July 26th


Session 1: July 8-12

Session 2: July 15-19


Session 3: July 22-26


The price of the program is $2195 for all 3 sessions, $1475 for 2 sessions, and $750 for one session. We hope you will take advantage of the savings offered by enrolling for the full 3 week program! 


2) The Summer Training Series runs Monday thru Friday, for all of June and the first two wks of August (June 3-28 and August 5-16) with a daily 2 hr ballet class followed by a supplemental class such as pointe, pas de deux, variations/rep, character, contemporary, modern, Pilates, and/or stretch. Classes are typically scheduled between 9:00-2:00 pm. 


Series 1: June 3-7

Series 2: June 10-14

Series 3: June 17-21

Series 4: June 24-28

Series 5: August 5-9

Series 6: August 12-16


The price of the program is as follows: 


1 week $450 

2 weeks $850

3 weeks $1275

4 weeks $1600

5 weeks $2000

6 weeks $2250


*The series is $450 per week with discounts the more weeks you add if pre paid. *Please note if you add weeks later on, after either already paying or attending a week, the rates start over starting at $450/wk.



3) To get the full benefit of the Ballet Fundamentals Intensive, it is designed with the students participating in the full 2 wks June 10-21, but we will accommodate only one week (June 10-14 or June 17-21) if necessary and the dancer absolutely cannot attend both. 

The cost of the 2 week intensive is $1350 with a registration fee of $99 ($750 per wk if only one wk).



5 hours of training daily- Including:

- Ballet

- Pointe

- Variations

- Repertoire

- Pas de Deux

- Men’s Tech

- Contemporary

- Character

- Ballroom

- Pilates

- Stretch and Conditioning

- Mental Coaching

- Physical Therapy

- Private lessons available 

- Mentoring and Career coaching available


Interested in year round?

Submit the same video application as a pre screening and let us know that you are interested. If selected, we will contact you to request an in person evaluation or invite you to a short term or summer training where we can further evaluate.


Thank you so much for your interest! Please submit the following to along with a $35 audition fee to Venmo @ECC-payments. Please make sure to note in the comments the dancers full name, age, and what you are paying for (2023-2024 year-round), along with your email address.


Applications should include a brief bio including name, age/DOB, height/weight, current and past training, accolades/awards/accomplishments, and short and long term goals. 


Video Submissions:

- BARRE work including tendus in 1st, degages in 5th, rond de Jambes/developes, fondus, grand battement


- CENTER work including adagio with promenades, penche and a develope/extension in each position front/side/back, pirouettes including en dehors and en dedans, petite and grand allegro

- POINTE work if applicable: 3 combinations including turns from the corner, one and two leg releves such as passes and fondus, and anything else you feel shows your current level of pointe work (please only show what you are comfortable doing correctly and are currently working on)

- MENS TECH: please include tours, turns in a la seconde, a menege, and anything else you feel shows you at your best; an example of your partnering work (if applicable) is always welcome but not necessary

- SOLO work: preferably a contemporary solo or improv and a variation if applicable on stage or in the studio preferably taken within the last few months and noted if not


Please also include a photograph in arabesque and develope à la seconde and a brief bio of training (current and past), date of birth, and any notable accomplishments or relative info. If you have an active social media account that is relevant please feel free to include the handle here as well. 


We thank you for your interest and look forward to receiving your video application! If you have any questions please do not hesitate to email or call! 


If interested, summer students can be evaluated for our year round program; we only have 12-15 students in the pre pro company each year. 

NOTE: Please only submit what you are currently working on in pointe, including only barre work, if beginner. You may submit a variation or contemporary solo for further consideration if desired. 

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