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Summer School of Excellence 2019 Audition Dates

USA Auditions

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Date Venue City / State / Time
Sat. 1/5 Purchase College Purchase NY 2:00pm (Ages 11-13)
4:00pm (Ages 14+)
Sun. 1/6

Vassar College Poughkeepsie

NY 2:00pm (Ages 11-13)
4:00pm (Ages 14+)
Tue. 1/8 Charlotte School of Ballet Charlotte NC 4:30pm (All ages)
Sat. 1/12

Ramapo College Mahwah

NJ 2:00pm (Ages 11-13)
4:00pm (Ages 14+)
Sat. 1/12 Boston Ballet (Newton) Newton MA 3:30pm (Ages 11-13)
5:00pm (Ages 14+)
Sun. 1/13

School of American Ballet New York City

NY 11:00am (All ages)
Sun. 1/13 Adelphi University Garden City NY 3:00pm (Ages 11-13)
5:00pm (Ages 14+)
Sat. 1/19

Adelphi University Garden City

NY 12:30pm (Ages 11-13)
3:00pm (Ages 14+)
Sun. 1/20 Purchase College Purchase NY 2:00pm (Ages 11-13)
4:00pm (Ages 14+)
Sun. 1/20

The Washington Ballet Washington

DC 4:30pm (All ages)
Sat. 1/26 Capital Dance San Jose CA TBA
Sun. 1/27

National Museum of Dance Saratoga Springs

NY 1:00pm (Ages 11-13)
2:30pm (Ages 14+)
Sun. 2/3 Boston Ballet (Clarendon St.) Boston MA 3:30pm (Ages 11-13)
5:00pm (Ages 14+)
Sat. 2/9

Greater York Dance York

PA 5:00pm (All ages)
Sun. 2/17 Texas Ballet Theater School Dallas TX TBA
Sun. 2/17

School of American Ballet New York City

NY 9:30am (Ages 11-13)
11:00am (Ages 14+)

Digital Auditions Welcome!

Make a payment for digital auditions here.


Click here also to complete the application form online.


Or

Click here to download the printable application form.

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 paid 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. (OR make a payment on our website above or HERE.)
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. (OR make a payment on our website above or HERE.)


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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