For logistic reasons, we are suspending our International Ballet Summer School Carcassonne.

We will have no session this summer and therefore, we are kindly asking you to ignore the current information about the course.

The precise dates, the program, the faculty members and the cost for our next Summer Intensive will be communicated subsequently.

We are inviting you to check all information about our 10th "International Ballet Summer School Dresden" which will take place at the Palucca University of Dance in Dresden (Germany) from July 30th until August 11th 2018.

We wish you all the best and are looking forward to welcome you in south of France or to our 10th International Ballet Summer School Dresden.





Our International Ballet Summer School Program will take place at the Conservatoire de Carcassonne “La Fabrique des Arts” in France, from
Monday July 20th until Saturday August 01st 2015.

We welcome international participants from 14 until 26 years of age.
Arrival day Sunday July 19 / Departure day Sunday August 02.

About Dance Classes
Classes will be mainly taught in French and English.
Our International Faculty speaks also Spanish, Italian, German, Russian .

Participants will be divided into 4 Levels.
Each Level will have a different Program.
Please look on the Schedule page for the Program.

Niveau 1: Advanced Amateur from 14 until 16 years oldProgram 1
Niveau 2: Intermediate – from 17 years old   and upProgram 1
Niveau 3: Advanced from 14 until 16 years oldProgram 2
Niveau 4: Pre-professionals/Professionals from 17 years old and upProgram 2

On Saturday 01st August will be a Final Public Presentation at the Conservatoire.
We welcome parents and friends to see the performance at 12h00.

During the 2-weeks Ballet Summer School Program, participants will have the opportunity to be selected by some members of the Faculty and invited to join the full year long education program at the Palucca University of Dance in Dresden (Germany).

Where to eat
For participants who stay at the Youth Hostel Carcassonne:

  • The breakfast and dinner (served at the youth Hostel) is included in the Hostel Fees. See Accommodation page.
  • Our participants will have their Lunch at the Conservatoire. The lunch is included in the Summer Program Fees.

Participants who will not stay at the youth Hostel will be responsible for their breakfast and diner.

How to apply
Fill in the Application Form on our website and send it to us by email together with a full-length photograph of yourself in ballet clothing in first Arabesque position (girls on pointe) .
Email Address:  dancecarcassonne©

Parents must sign the Application Form for participants under 18 years of age.
Please, wait for our Confirmation Email of your participation in our Summer Program before transferring the fees.

The International Ballet Summer School Carcassonne will organize free of charge for our participants a bus from Toulouse Blagnac Airport to the Youth Hostel Carcassonne on the Arrival day (Sunday july 19th) and from youth Hostel Carcassonne to Toulouse Blagnac Airport on the Departure day (Sunday August 02sd 2015)

The participants arriving at Carcassonne Main Train Station will have to take a taxi to the youth Hostel on their arrival day. Same for their Departure day.

The Ballet Summer School will organize a daily Transportation from youth hostel to the Conservatoire and back to the Hostel.

The “Ballet Summer School” organization will supervise the participants inside the Conservatoire. Participants are responsable for themselves once out of the Conservatoire.

The accommodation is not included in the Summer School Program Fees.
Please look at the Accommodation page for further information.

Free day
Sunday August 26 – Free day for teachers and participants.
We recommend visiting the beautiful town of Carcassonne.

On Saturday August 01st will take place a Final Party for all teachers and participants.

It is mandatory that the participants take out personal health, travel and accident insurance. The organization will 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 any property, on or off the premises of the course or the premises of the youth Hostel.