TCDA - IBF 2023
4 week Summer Intensive
USA & Europe

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TCDA-IBF
SACRAMENTO, CA, USA

4710 Natomas Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95835

June 19 - 30, 2023 (2 weeks)

Registration :

 1 week Tuition 11-13yo : 

2 weeks Tuition 11-13yo : 

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1 week Tuition 13yo+ :

2 weeks Tuition 13yo+ :

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TCDA-IBF
EUROPE

Location to be announced

July 11 - 21, 2023 (2 weeks)

Registration:

1 week Tuition ages 11-13 :

2 weeks Tuition ages 11-13 :

1 week Tuition ages 13+ :

 2 weeks Tuition ages 13+ :

TCDA-IBF

Acceptance will be in chronological order of registration-materials and all payments received until classes are filled.

*Payment plans may be available when approved. Apply here: info.tcda@gmail.com

*Payment plans are subject to an admin fee.

Program 

  • Classical ballet, Pointe technique, Variations / Repertoire, Pas de deux, Men's technique, Contemporary, Lecture courses

Enrollment / USA (for 11-13yo) / Intermediate - no Audition

  • Placement is limited

  • Acceptance for the 11-13yo level will be in chronological order of registration-materials and all payments received

  • Should a student be 13 year of age, they may choose to audition for the upper level. The final decision will be made in the best interest of the student by the Artistic Director

  • A headshot and full-body picture in arabesque are to be submitted by email, indicating the name and age of the dancer in the subject line to: info.tcda@gmail.com

  • To enroll, complete the online registration form here, and submit the registration and tuition fees via Venmo (TCDA-IBF)

Enrollment / USA (for 13yo+) / Advanced - by Audition only

  • Placement is limited

  • Auditions for 13yo+ are made by video. To audition,  complete the online registration form here including a recent video-link of your dancing, and submit the non-refundable registration fee via Venmo (TCDA-IBF)

  • The video should incorporate center exercises only: tendu, adage, pirouette en dehors & en dedans, small, middle, and grand allegro (jumps). Girls should incorporate a pointe enchainment with pirouettes, or a variation 

  • A headshot and full-body picture in arabesque are to be submitted by email, indicating the name and age of the dancer in the subject line to: info.tcda@gmail.com

  • Audition videos are only viewed once the registration fee, registration form, and photos have been received. Incomplete applications will result in the applicants being placed on the waiting list  

  • Once accepted, placement is only guaranteed in conjunction with payment of registration and tuition in full and all materials received

  • All payments may be completed online via Venmo (TCDA-IBF)

Enrollment / France (at all levels) / Intermediate & Advanced

  • Acceptance will be in chronological order of registration-materials and all payments received

  • Placement is limited

  • A headshot and full-body picture in arabesque are to be submitted by email, indicating the name and age of the dancer in the subject line to: info.tcda@gmail.com

  • Placement is only guaranteed in conjunction with payment of registration and tuition in full and all materials received

  • To register and submit your payment, click here

*Placement is at the discretion of the Artistic Director

Scholarships

  • Scholarships may be awarded at the conclusion of the TCDA-IBF Summer Intensive to professional dance programs in the United States and Europe

Refund Policy

*TCDA-IBF has a no-refund policy on payments received for registration and tuition.

You may consider obtaining insurance to protect your summer program costs. Insurance information may be available through general industry channels. You are encouraged to research all available options.

*Should the program be canceled by the organizer due to exceptional circumstances, a full refund will be issued.

Performance

  • Each year, in the United States TCDA-IBF culminates with a public performance on stage, which may include class-demonstrations, variations, repertoire, and original choreography in various genres

TCDA International Ballet Festival - Summer Intensive performance venue

Dress Code 

      Girls

  • Any color leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, pointe shoes (when applicable), hair in tight bun 

  • For the Gala and photo shoot: black leotard with spaghetti straps, pink tights, pink ballet and/or pointe shoes - as advised, hair in tight bun - no part)

  • For contemporary class, dancers may need to be bare foot

       Boys

  • White, tight T-shirt or leotard, gray or black tights or trunk dance shorts, white ankle socks with white ballet shoes, or black ankle socks with black ballet shoes 

  • For the Gala and photo shoot: white, tight T-shirt or leotard with cap sleeve, black tights, black ankle socks

  • For contemporary class, dancers may need to be bare foot  

Lodging in the United States

  • Our first living option is residency at a local hotel where special rates apply for TCDA-IBF Summer Intensive attendees, their families and guests. The hotel is within walking distance to malls, restaurants, and activities: 

 

2 bedroom suite, 2 bathrooms, 700 sqft, Breakfast, Pool, fully equipped kitchen (includes fridge, stove, microwave, dishwasher, dish cleaning supplies, pots, pans, serving dishes, silverware, glasses),

3 TVs, WIFI, Fireplace, Workout facility, Transportation

5 students / 1 chaperone in room: $300 per week, per person

(includes all fee & taxes) 

OR:

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 500 sqft, Breakfast, Pool, kitchenette (includes fridge, stovetop, microwave, dishwasher,

dish cleaning supplies, pots, pans, serving dishes, silverware, glasses), TV, WIFI, Workout facility, Transportation  

3 students / 1 chaperone in room: $389 per week, per person

(includes all fees & taxes)

  • Our second living option is College-dorms. Upon request, you shall receive information about availability and fees estimates via email

  • *Our third living option is "Home Stay", where local families welcome TCDA-IBF students to live as one of the family. The families are friends and cultural contacts of TCDA. Home Stay is a good option for our younger students, as many families have children who are dancers and are participating in the TCDA Summer Program. All of the houses have kitchens so students can cook their meals or their host family provides meals for them. Furniture and linens are provided in each room. Students experience all the comforts of home while living with a host family. Upon request, you shall receive information about availability and fees via e-mail

  • *Please note that TCDA-IBF may not be able to guarantee family "Home-Stay" housing for all accepted students, and that placement is based on completion of forms and payment received in chronological order

Travel Plans and Airport Pickup in the United States

 

  • Students attending TCDA-IBF are responsible for making their own travel plansHowever, you may contact us for guidance

 

  • Upon arrival at the Sacramento Airport, a TCDA-IBF staff member will greet each student and accompany them to where they will be lodged

  

  • Please note that dancers wishing to be picked-up and dropped-off from/at the Sacramento Airport should arrive no more than two days before the start date of the program, and leave within two days thereafter. For special requests beyond the two-day frame, contact us to check availability

  • Students arriving at the San Francisco Airport are responsible for booking their own transportation to Sacramento. TCDA-IBF can assist by providing guidance in picking the most convenient and safe transportation between San Francisco Airport and Sacramento

  • A TCDA-IBF representative may accommodate roundtrip transportation for up to 3 students at a time from San Francisco /         San Jose / Oakland - Airports for a flat rate of $200 

Lodging in France

Our living option is residency at a local hotel where special rates apply for TCDA-IBF Summer Intensive attendees, their families and guests. The hotel is within walking distance to malls, restaurants, and activities: 

For students traveling by themselves, TCDA-IBF will provide a chaperone who will be available throughout the Summer Intensive, including at the hotel.

The chaperone will be taking the students to and from the studio by direct public transit as well as to any other outing

planned by TCDA-IBF.

(Access to all public transport for unlimited journeys is 20 euros per week)

1 bedroom (2 beds), 1 bathroom (2 people per room), breakfast, TV room, reading corner,

games room, drink dispenser, dining terrace

270 Euro per week, per person

(including all fees and taxes)

1 bedroom ( 1 bed), 1 bathroom (1 person per room), breakfast, TV room, reading corner,

games room, drink dispenser, dining terrace

370 Euro per week, per person

(including all fees and taxes)

Each room has a private bathroom with shower, sink and toilet and includes house-keeping service every morning.

All rooms are equipped with single beds (190 x 80). Sheets and blankets are provided.

Accessories and towels are not provided.

Departure: the rooms must be vacated by 9 a.m. All keys must be left at reception.

Upon request, lunch and dinner may also be provided.

Lunch basket:

€ 13.40

 

Dinner:

Starter + Garnished hot dish + Cheese or Dessert: 13, 40 €

Catering hours: Breakfast: 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. - Lunch: 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Dinner: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

For additional information you are welcome to contact us at info.tcda@gmail.com

Travel Plans and Pickup in France

  • Students attending TCDA-IBF are responsible for making their own travel plansHowever, you may contact us for guidance

 

  • Upon arrival at the Lyon train stations Gare de la Part Dieu / Lyon Perrache, a TCDA-IBF representative may accommodate roundtrip transportation for up to 3 students at a time for a flat rate of 50 Euro

  

  • Please note that dancers wishing to be picked-up and dropped-off from/at the Lyon train stations Gare de la Part Dieu / Lyon Perrache should arrive no more than one day before the start date of the program, and leave within one day thereafter. For special requests beyond the one-day frame, contact us to check availability

  • A TCDA-IBF representative may accommodate roundtrip transportation for up to 3 students at a time from Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport for a flat rate of 100 Euro

TCDA International Ballet Festival - Summer Intensive, Sacramento, CA

Day Students

 

  • Students who live locally or who have family or friends living in the area can attend the TCDA-IBF program as day students. Day students attend the program during the morning or afternoon hours and then go home

 

Living Expenses

 

  • Students can decide how much money they need for their stay based on their personal living preferences. Students may need additional money for groceries, shopping, restaurants, excursions, and personal expenses

 

  • Students have emergency contact persons whom they may reach for assistance with any problems they may encounter while participating in the Festival. Parents are also provided with contacts that they can call in case of an emergency or with questions

 Activities

 

  • Enriching activities outside classes are always fun and exciting, and may be organized by the Festival (a minimum number of participating students is required)

  • All group outings are chaperoned by TCDA-IBF staff members

  • For those wishing to participate in outings, there will be an additional cost for each package. The price will be determined once all requests are received, no later than June 1st. Participants will be notified via email thereafter, and asked if they accept the excursion package. Upon acceptance, payments must be received within one week.

  • Outings are intended to give students some well-deserved rest, allow them time to connect and interact, and explore the city and surrounding 

  • Vote for your preferred activities online

 

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