NDI Summer Intensive 2024 ~ Olympia, WA

2025 Northwest Dance Intensive

Better turns, higher extensions, and a life-changing dance experience.

If you’re a serious dancer nine years or older, you are invited to discover your true potential this summer in a unique, challenging, FUN, and supportive dance environment.

JOIN US for this unique summer intensive here in the Pacific NW.

NDI is the official school of the Beamish Bodymind Balancing Technique. 

It is a system that allows for greater core control, precise placement, increased flexibility, and improved arches

Join us this year for two weeks of dance!

Intensive to be held at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA

June 24 – July 5 (no class July 4)
Monday – Friday
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM PST

Beamish BodyMind Balancing® Technique Floor Barre, Ballet class

Various subjects including pointe, variations, choreography, contemporary

Auditions & Registration


February 18th
Portland, Oregon
1-3pm All Ages
The Portland Ballet
6250 SW Capitol Hwy
Click here for more details

February 25th
Black Diamond, WA
12-1 Level 1 Ages 9-12
1:15-2:45 Level 2 Ages 13-18
Maple Valley School of Ballet
30741 3rd Ave., Suite 110
Black Diamond, WA 98010

To Register for a Live Audition please send an email to: nwdanceintensive@gmail.com with the name of the student being registered, address, phone number, age of student, how many years dancing and email address. Or Call 360-489-8729 and leave the above information.

-Please use the Paypal button to prepay for the audition fee.

Video/Digital Auditions: If you cannot attend a live audition please submit a video audition.

  • State your name, age and how many years you have been dancing on the video.
  • Your video should show your entire body and face.
  • The video is for evaluation purposes only, it does NOT have to be done by a professional.
  • Dancers should wear leotards, tights, and ballet slippers, as well as pointe shoes if auditioning for on pointe.
  • Hair should be up in a bun or other neat and contained hair style.
  • Videos are no more than 10 minutes long
Please include the following exercises in the video:
  • Barre exercises (soft shoes for all)
  • One side only of plies, dégagés, développé en croix, ronde jambe en l’air, grand battement.
  • Center exercises (if you wear pointe shoes, please wear them) Adagio, pirouettes, simple petit allegro.
  • Pay the $45 audition fee here (PayPal)
  • Please upload your video to to a service like YouTube, Google Drive, Vimeo, Dropbox, etc and email the video link to:



Non-refundable audition fee: $45

  • Includes review of your video and feedback

Summer Intensive: $1,800

  • $1,650 – tuition
  • $150 – Administration and registration fee (Non refundable)
  • Fee must be paid in full within 2 weeks of acceptance
  • Payment plans are available on a case-by-case basis. (Please inquire to make arrangements).
Workshop size is limited.

Please register early to ensure your spot.

Credit card via PayPal, personal checks, and money orders are accepted.

Please contact NDI for payment arrangements:
The Evergreen State College
2700 Evergreen Parkway, Olympia, WA 98505
Classes held in the Community Recreation Center (CRC)
Parking lot C