The Ballet Academy East (BAE) Summer Inensive is a two-week program designed for serious, talented students. Admission in by audition only. Students are placed in levels according to their ability and study with world-renowned dancers and teachers.
The daily schedule will include ballet technique, pointe, variations, pas de deux, men’s class, Pilates mat, modern and character classes. Students are placed in levels according to their ability and study with world-renowned dancers and teachers.
Applications should include three recent photographs showing arabesque, tendu a la seconde and a headshot. Professional photos are not necessary.The audition will be held on Saturday, May 9th at Ballet Academy East. To reserve a place at the audition contact Nancy Sebouhian, Head of Registration, Monday-Friday, 10:30AM to 6:30PM at 212-410-9140 ext. 17, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also sign up online by going to our website. There is a $20 non-refundable audition fee. Students will be notified of audition results by May 15th.
Students auditioning by video may either send a DVD or a YouTube link of themselves executing a condensed ballet class. The audition video should include barre and centre work, maximum 20 minutes. Centre should consist of an adagio, pirouettes en dehors and en dedans, petit allegro and grand allegro. Ladies, include a pointe work combination, and men, include tour en l’air and a la seconde turns, if level applicable. The video must be less than 6 months old. Audition results will be available beginning May 15th. The deadline for video submissions is June 30th.