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Summer School of Excellence 2018 Audition Dates

USA Auditions

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Register Online Here
or Download a printable Manual Form.

(Complete and bring to audition.)

Date Venue City / State / Time
Sat.

Sun.

Tue.
Thu.
Sat.

Sat.
Sun.

Sat.

Sun.

Sun.
Sat.

Sun.

Sat.

Sat.
Sun.
Sun.
Sat.
Sun.

Sat.
1/6

1/7

1/9
1/11
1/13

1/13
1/14

1/20

1/21

1/21
1/27

1/28

2/3

2/10
2/11
2/11
2/17
2/18

3/3

Purchase College

Vassar College

Charlotte School of Ballet
Arkansas Arts Academy
Ramapo College

Miami City Ballet
School of American Ballet

Boston Ballet

Purchase College

Washington Ballet
National Museum of Dance

Alvin Ailey Studios

Boston Ballet

Capitol Dance Company
Texas Ballet Theater
Inspired Movement
Greater York Dance
School of American Ballet

OYT Academy of Dance
PURCHASE

POUGHKEEPSIE

CHARLOTTE
ROGERS
MAHWAH

MIAMI
NEW YORK

BOSTON

PURCHASE

WASHINGTON
SARATOGA SPRINGS

NEW YORK

BOSTON

SAN JOSE
DALLAS
SAN DIEGO
YORK
NEW YORK

BUFFALO GROVE
NY

NY

NC
AR
NJ

FL
NY

MA

NY

DC
NY

NY

MA

CA
TX
CA
PA
NY

IL

2:00pm (Ages 11-13)
4:00pm
(Ages 14+)
2:00pm (Ages 11-13)
4:00pm
(Ages 14+)
5:00pm (All ages)
TBA
9:30am (Ages 11-13)
11:30am (Ages 14+)
2:00pm (All ages)
10:00am (Ages 11-13)
12:00pm (Ages 14+)
3:00pm (Ages 11-13)
4:30pm (Ages 14+)
2:00pm (Ages 11-13)
4:00pm (Ages 14+)
3:30pm
(All ages)
2:00pm (Ages 11-13)
4:00pm
(Ages 14+)
2:00pm (Ages 11-13)
4:00pm
(Ages 14+)
3:00pm (Ages 11-13)
4:30pm (Ages 14+)
TBA
TBA
TBA
3:00pm (All ages)
9:30am (Ages 11-13)
11:30am (Ages 14+)
12:00pm (Master Class Ages 11-13)
1:30pm (Ages 11-13)
3:30pm (Master Class Ages 14+)
5:30pm (Ages 14+)

International Auditions

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Register Online Here
or Download a printable Manual Form.

(Complete and bring to audition.)

Date Venue City / Country / Time
Fri.
Sat.
12/8
12/9

Studio R
Seminar HaKibbutzim
Haifa
Tel Aviv

Israel
Israel
4:00pm (all ages)
9:30am (Master Class ages 11-13)
11:30am (ages 11-13)
2:00pm (Master Class ages 14+)
4:00pm (ages 14+)
6:00pm (all ages)


How to Apply

1. Attend an audition, or submit your DVD or video.
See “Audition Requirements” below.

2. You will be advised of the results of the audition within 2 days.

3. If accepted, you will be emailed an enrollment form.

  4. Return the enrollment form, together with your check(s), credit card details or bank transfer. Return this as soon as possible.
Every year, the enrollments of many dancers cannot be accepted, as they were received after the enrollments were filled.

5. You will then be given a link online to travel information and details of check-in, a list of what to bring, and medical forms, etc.

Audition Requirements
If Attending an Audition:


• The audition is a regular class. No solo variation is required.

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the scheduled time.

• Neat ballet attire to be worn. If on pointe, bring pointe shoes.

Please bring a photo in 1st arabesque and $30 in cash, if not paying online.

• All dancers will complete the class. No dancer is asked to leave.

• Notice of acceptance will be advised within 3 days of the audition date.


Audition application forms may be downloaded from the website or may be filled in when registering at the audition.


  Digital Audition: 2 Options


Notice of acceptance will be advised within 2 days.

A. DVD by Mail

Download the Audition Application Form.
• Mail this form with your DVD, and a check for $30 or credit card details.
Print your name and age on the DVD label.


B. YouTube or Email

Download the Audition Application Form.
Email your video, and application form as attachments to aaboffice@gmail.com.
Mail a check for the fee of $30 or supply credit card details.


What To Show on DVD and YouTube Videos

No barre work should be shown. Please show:

1a. 1st arabesque a terre and en l’air.
1b. A la seconde position tendu a terre and en l’air.
2. An adage combination to include a balance, arabesque line, and a developpe.
3. A pirouette combination.
4. A Petite allegro combination.
5. A Grand allegro combination.


For girls:

6. A still position showing the feet en pointe a la seconde.
7. A pointe combination.

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