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ABOUT

The Rock School Summer Intensive is a selective, audition-only program that immerses aspiring dancers in a minimum of three classes per day, plus rehearsals, plus classes on Saturdays for Levels 3-6.  The Rock School offers Adagio, Men's & Women's Variations, Pointe, Repertoire, Injury Prevention, & more! The Rock School Summer Intensive accepts students ages eight and up. 

1-Week Session: July 30-August 3 

2-Week Session: June 25-July 6 

3-Week Session: July 9-July 27

4-Week Session: July 9-August 3 

5-Week Session: June 25-July 27 

6-Week Session: June 25-August 3  

Philadelphia: Our beloved home

With over fifteen premier dance companies, Philadelphia's booming contemporary dance industry gives Fast Forward Students the opportunity to connect with both budding choreographers and seasoned company directors. Philadelphia is America's only World Heritage City, and in 2015, was named the New York Time's #3 city in the world to visit.  Our universities boast top ranked dance programs, our museums are home to the worlds most precious art, and our performance venues have hosted the most premier dance and theater companies in the world. 

The Rock School: Excellence in Dance Education

Winner of 11 consecutive Outstanding School awards from Youth America Grand Prix, The Rock School currently has alumni in every major ballet company in The United States, in Europe and on Broadway. The Rock School focuses on a mission of excellence and the nurturing of young dancers. Our students learn patience, persistence, attention to detail, discipline, teamwork, and self motivation. The school's exceptional faculty, individual attention, unique in-house Academic program, residence, and overall dedication to developing young artists attracts students from around the globe. 

 
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STEP ONE:
AUDITION

Students must choose to take part in either Fast Forward Contemporary Dance or the Summer Ballet Intensive. Students are unable to participate in both programs. 

Audition Fee: $40

STEP TWO: REGISTRATION

CREATE YOUR
ROCK SCHOOL ACCOUNT

 

By clicking the link below, you can create your Fast Forward Account through Studio DIrector.    

STEP TWO: PAY TUITION AND BOARD

Payment of the registration fee, tuition, room and board are done through your Rock School Account.  

STEP THREE: COMPLETE RELEASE FORMS

Medical release forms must be completed and submitted to ffdance@therockschool.org before any student can participate in the program.

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SUMMER GUEST FACULTY

Karin Averty 

Rachel Butler

Joaquin de Luz

William Glassman

Jeanette Kakareka

Maiqui Manosa

Chase O'Connell

Eric Otto

Philip M. Otto

Rachel Richardson

Beckanne Sisk

Jennifer Savelli

Tomoha Terada

Daniel Ulbricht