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The 2019 Audition Tour is over, but you can still audition by video!


The Jillana School Summer 2019

"Tutu" Summer! (22nd year)

Dates: June 23 - July 20, 2019

The Jillana School is an intensive summer program, directed by Jillana, authorized teacher of the Balanchine Technique® & Balanchine Style®, and is fashioned for the young pre-professional, ages 11-17.

Balanchine Technique® will be stressed in all technique, pointe, variation, and repertory classes. There will also be instruction in contemporary, character, pilates, choreography and music for dancers. Excerpts and variations from Balanchine Ballets will be taught and some performed at the student performance (the last Friday of the session).

2019 Audition Tour (January/February)

Complete details | Audition requirements | Audition photos

Photos through the years - click to see more!

2017 Summer 2016 Summer 2016 Audition 2015 Audition 2014 Summer 2014 Audition 2013 Audition 2012 Audition 2011 Audition 2010 Summer

Special Guest Teacher: Jock Soto
Former Principal, New York City Ballet
Former Teacher, School of American Ballet

Jillana teaches at SAB

Jillana was invited to teach at SAB in celebration of their 75th anniversary.

Jillana talks about coaching and teaching

(courtesy Anaheim Ballet)

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