Application and fees
Young dancers between the ages of 12 and 21 years, with an advanced, semi-professional or professional level of technique will be admitted to the course. Owing to a limited number of places, a selection will be made on the basis of an applicant’s resume and photos. Applying for the course does not automatically guarantee a place. Only those candidates who receive a confirmation of acceptance will be admitted to the course.
You can apply for the Amsterdam International Summer School by filling out the digital application form. Among other things you will be asked to upload three photographs. These should be full body shots showing:
- Tendu à la seconde (en face)
- First arabesque en l’air (en profil)
- Demi plié in first position (en face)
The deadline for applications is Sunday 5th of March 2023. at 23:59 hrs. (Amsterdam time).
Candidates will be notified Sunday 19th of March 2023 at the latest whether they have been admitted to the course.
Due to a limited number of places available, candidates are advised to apply a.s.a.p.
The course fee for the Amsterdam International Summer School (12-14 years) is € 750,00.
The course fee for the Amsterdam International Summer School (15-21 years) is € 1.250,00.
It is only after receiving confirmation of acceptance that candidates will be asked to pay the course fees.
The course fee includes all dance classes (classified according to a participant’s level of skill).
Not included are all drinks, food, personal expenses, additional transfer costs and accommodation. Amsterdam International Summer School participants can choose to stay at the Amsterdam based Stayokay Youth Hostel. Those who are interested in this option, you will find all necessary information on the accommodation page.
Candidates who have received a confirmation of acceptance will receive an invoice with the total sum of the course fee and accommodation (when chosen) in April 2022. The exact deadline will be announced when the student is accepted to the course.
N.B. The course fee is excluding any additional transfer costs. Whenever you would like to send money internationally, your bank could charge additional costs. Please contact your provider for any further information about money transfer costs. Often used transfer provider is Wise (formerly Transferwise)
Course enrolment is only assured after course fees have been fully paid.
For more information see the terms and conditions.
Amsterdam International Summer School participants can choose to stay at the Amsterdam based Stayokay Youth Hostel (Zeeburg location). This modern, recently completely renovated hostel is located in a quiet, typical Amsterdam neighborhood. The studios of the Dutch National Ballet are less than 15 minutes away by bike or by tram (direct connection).
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Candidates who, due to an injury or medical decision, are not able to participate in the in-depth summer school can cancel their participation by handing over an official document or medical proof. When the candidate has paid the full course fee we are able to refund the course fee minus the non-refundable deposit. The accommodation can be cancelled (and refunded) before a certain date, we will inform the students on this as soon as they are accepted to the course. When a candidate is not able to participate in the summer school for another reason than an injury or medical decision, we will have to discuss the possibilities of cancellation and/or refunding.
It is mandatory that the participant takes out personal health, travel and accident insurances. The Amsterdam International Summer School team can not be held responsible for any damage or injury, however caused, to any person attending the course or third parties, not for the loss of damage of any property, on or off the premises of the course or of the Stayokay Youth Hostel.