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International Summer Dance Program

Updated: Oct. 8, 2015

June 20 to July 30, 2016

DSC_9038_2International Summer Dance is a comprehensive dance program that specializes in BALLET, JAZZ and MODERN.  The curriculum includes daily technique classes in ballet, jazz and modern, supplemented by pointe and variations, male technique, pas de deux, tap, music for dancers, pilates and yoga. 

Evening rehearsals for six-week participants are directed toward three performances in the George Rowland White Performance Studio.

Students are taught by a faculty featuring nationally and internationally recognized teaching artists.

The program is open to students ages 10 or older. However, to live on campus in a residence hall, students must be at least 16 years of age. 

Summer Dance is a six-week program, however, students unable to commit to six weeks can attend for three weeks. Students cannot mix or choose which weeks. Students must be able to commit to either the first three weeks of the program or the full six weeks.

See audition schedule

or print or view a brochure in PDF format


June 20 to July 30 - six-week program - Performance
June 20 to July 9 - three-week program - No Performance

Commuters - Tuition & Fee

Six-Week Students 
Tuition:          $ 2,300 
Registration Fee:  $30
Total:            $ 2,330


Three-Week Students
Tuition:          $ 1,150
Registration Fee:   $30
Total:             $ 1,180

Residents - Tuition & Fee (Students living on campus)

Six-Week Students 
Tuition:            $ 2,300 
Registration Fee:   $30  
Room & Board: $2,320
Total:             $ 4,650 


Three-Week Students
Tuition:            $ 1,150
Registration Fee:    $30
Room & Board:  $1,160
Total:              $ 2,340

IMG_5830Room and Board

Students will be housed in a double or triple-occupancy room. All roommate requests must be stated on the registration form at the time of registration and one month prior to the start of summer dance.  Roommate requests are NOT guaranteed.  Students will receive three meals per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) plus $50 flex dollars.  Students must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the program to live on campus.


International Summer Dance features 10 state-of-the-art, air-conditioned studios equipped with marley-covered sprung floors, pianos, and full-range sound systems.  The student lounge, cafe and library are open to participants.  Residence hall accommodations, laundry facilities, and the dining hall are located near the studios.  Two resident advisors supervise each residence hall floor and facilities are monitored.

Typical Schedule


Monday - Friday 


9-10:45 a.m.

Ballet Technique


10:30 a.m.-noon

Pointe, Men's Class, Pas de Deux or Tap 


Noon-1 p.m.



1-2:30 p.m.

Jazz Technique


2:30-4 p.m.

Modern or Composition


4-5:30 p.m.

Pilates or Yoga


5:30-6:30 p.m.



6:30-8:30 p.m.



*The rehearsal schedule does NOT apply for those students participating in the 3 week program. 

DSC_5463_2Contact Information:
: 412-392-3456
Email: summerdance@pointpark.edu

International Summer Dance,
Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1984

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CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS  - Please DO NOT TRY TO PAY unless you are a returning student and have a student ID.   If you are a new student, do not try to pay online until you have received a University ID Number/ account.  When making an online payment, choose the "Community Class/ISD" button.  The University accepts VISA, MasterCard and Discover Card and you will be charged a 2.55% service fee by the vendor for this service. The fee will be in addition to tuition charges. 

Payment by E-Check, your bank card (your checking account) will be available online at no cost (free service) to the payer.  Since the system does not inform us of your online payment or show up immediately, please email, fax or mail in a copy of your payment receipt.  Follow these steps: 

Click the payment icon to pay your bill onlineClick here to make a payment


  • Select Guest
  • Enter Student ID # and date of birth
  • Click "Community Classes/ ISD" Button
  • Enter Amount
  • Enter payment information
  • Mail or Fax (412-392-3803) Receipt to our office so we can process your payment record.