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Dance Audition Offers

Following is the list of audition offers from participating organizations of the 2019 IABD Auditions (alphabetical order):

Alonzo King LINES Ballet, San Francisco, CA       

  

Two (2) full scholarships for Summer Program intensive, one (1) full scholarship for the Training Program and one (1) partial for the Training Program. 
           
American Ballet Theatre, New York, NY
        Attending Ballet Audition for Women and Men of Color
           
Atlanta Ballet, Atlanta, GA         Attending Ballet Audition for Women and Men of Color
           
Atlanta Dance Connection, Atlanta, GA         More information coming soon
           
Ballethnic Dance Company, Atlanta, GA
       

Summer Dance Diversity Meet the Animals of The Leopard Tale Encore: 

            *Experience the process of blending ballet with concepts of West African Dance.

            *Explore the movements and nature of the animals through Ballethnic’s signature style.

            *Develop the skills of Corps de Ballethnic where African  dances are executed en pointe.

            *Collaborate with live drummers and singers to learn the songs and rhythms of the drum.

            *Learn the special makeup and wardrobe accessories in workshops.

            *Learn from the backstage production and props workshops.

            *Students will also learn how to create the faces from the ballet.

            *Emphasis placed on partnering

            *Assistance with finding lodging is available.

4 Danseur Development Project scholarships offered to provide a highly structured environment for young males to learn classical ballet through an athletic approach, with an emphasis on discipline, responsibility, accountability, and teamwork.

2 scholarships offered for young ladies ages 11-14 on pointe

           
Ballet Austin, Austin, TX
        Attending Ballet Audition for Women and Men of Color
           
Ballet Memphis, Memphis, TN         Attending Ballet Audition for Women and Men of Color
           
Bates Dance Festival, Lewiston, ME         One (1) full and one (1) partial scholarship will be awarded each program, respectively.

 

Young Dancers Workshop | 14 – 18 years | June 22 - July 13, 2019

• 1 Full scholarship, which includes tuition and room and board ($2,995 value)

• 1 Partial scholarship, which includes tuition. Dancer will be responsible for

$1395 in room & board costs ($1600 value)

 

Professional Training Program | 18+ years | July 14 – Aug 4, 2019

• 1 Full scholarship, valued at $2,995. This includes tuition and room and board

• 1 Partial scholarship, valued at $1600. This includes tuition. Dancer will be

responsible for $1395 in room & board costs ($1600 value)

           
Boston Ballet, Boston, MA        

Boston Ballet School offers two 5-week summer dance program (SDP) options for students ages 12-18. Program dates are June 23 – July 27, 2019.

 

We are able to provide an unlimited number of scholarships based on merit. Scholarships include:

 

·         Full tuition and housing

·         Full tuition

·         $1,000 tuition

 

Below is a brief description on each program:

 

SDP - Boston, an intensive summer program designed for the aspiring professional.  Students ages 12-18 from around the world are drawn to Boston Ballet School to immerse themselves in the rich training of a professional ballet environment.  Classes take place Monday- Friday in Boston Ballet’s headquarters in Boston’s South End.  Residential students live in a community on Boston University’s campus.  Students will focus on classical ballet technique, pointe, variations and partnering under the expert guidance of an internationally renowned faculty.  SDP-Boston can be the first step towards year-round training at BBS.  During SDP, students have the exclusive opportunity to audition for Boston Ballet School’s highly competitive Pre-Professional Program, designed to prepare students for a career in Boston Ballet and the dance industry. 

 

SDP - Newton, held at our new seven studio state-of-the-art Newton Studio, offers a unique experience for the serious-minded dance student age 12-18. In addition to daily ballet technique classes, our curriculum provides a broader dance experience through the exploration of choreography, improvisation, and contemporary movement.  Under the expertise of our BBS full time faculty and guests from prestigious collegiate dance institutions, students will be given the tools to continue to develop their training and support their passion for dance.  Residential students live in a community on Lasell College’s campus.

           
Charlotte Ballet, Charlotte, NC
       

Charlotte Ballet will be prepared to offer dancers the following scholarships for the 2019 SUMMER INTENSIVE:

 Scholarship 1: MALE Full Tuition Scholarship + Full Dormitory Housing & Meal Plan Scholarship for 5 Week Summer Intensive Session. Full Tuition + Dormitory Housing & Meal Plan Scholarship Value = $5,200*

Scholarship 2: FEMALE Full Tuition Scholarship for 5 Week Summer Intensive Session. Full Tuition Scholarship Value = $2350*

Full Dormitory Housing & Meal Plan Scholarship Value = $2850*

*value based off 2018 program cost

CHARLOTTE BALLET PRE-PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

2019/2020 Season: August 26, 2019 – May 31, 2020

Charlotte Ballet will be prepared to offer dancers contracts for the following training positions for the 2019/2010 Season:

SENIOR TRAINEE – Training culminates in the Senior Trainee position, in which dancers participate in the Pre-Professional Division curriculum and have access to additional opportunities such as once weekly company class and individual repertoire coaching. Senior Trainees are engaged to perform in Charlotte Ballet’s large-scale company productions. The Senior Trainee is a full scholarship position.

TRAINEE – Trainees engage in 30 hours per week of classes and rehearsals that comprise the Pre-Professional Division curriculum. Trainees rehearse and perform original choreographic works and repertoire ranging from classical to contemporary as part of Charlotte Ballet Repertory Ensemble. Trainees have opportunities to perform in Charlotte Ballet company productions. The Trainee is a tuition-based position for which Charlotte Ballet offers a limited number of scholarships.

           
Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati, OH         Attending Ballet Audition for Women and Men of Color
           
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, Denver, CO         More information coming soon
           
Collage Dance Collective, Memphis, TN        
Seeking:
1. professional dancers for 2019-20 season (32+ week contract + benefits)
2. trainees
           
Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Dallas, TX         Dallas Black Dance Theatre will be offering the following:

 

1.  Two (2) full tuition only scholarships

2.  Two (2) partial tuition only scholarships

 

Housing is not available, however, we do receive a discounted rate at a local hotel. The  Summer Intensive program will run June 24 – July 5, 2019. Information about our program will be posted on website by December 18, 2018. https://dbdt.com/academy/summer-intensive/

 

They will be present at the Multi-Dance Company Audition for both Dallas Black Dance Theatre and DBDT: Encore!

           
Dance Theatre of Harlem, New York, NY         More information coming soon
           
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company,
Dayton, OH
        More information coming soon
           
Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Chicago, IL
        Offering two (2) $1,275 scholarships and two (2) $780 scholarships.

Pre-Professional Tuition Packages
*A non-refundable deposit of $100 is due two weeks after receiving acceptance letters in order to reserve places in our program.                                                                                                                                                  

1) Deeply Rooted's Summer Intensive full tuition is $1,575. The $1,275 scholarship award requires a tuition payment of $300 in order to attend.                   

Summer Intensive Tuition:         $1575
Scholarship Amount:                 $1275 
Balance Due:                            $300

Housing Availability is not provided.

2) Deeply Rooted's Summer Intensive full tuition is $1,575. The $780 scholarship award requires a tuition payment of $795 in order to attend.

Summer Intensive Tuition:         $1575
Scholarship Amount:                 $780
Balance Due:                            $795

Housing Availability is not provided

*Once paid, the $100 deposit fee to reserve a place in our program is deducted from the remainder of the tuition balance.

https://deeplyrooteddancetheater.org/learn/summer-intensive/  The Summer Dance Intensive (SDI) offers technical training and artistic development within the discipline of dance. Participants are exposed to a rigorous curriculum fostering learning and personal growth, along with opportunities to experience the company’s repertoire through workshops and performances. The curriculum includes classes based in Horton, Graham, Ballet, African-Pyragramic, Body Conditioning, and Contemporary Movement. The curriculum also features The Continuum, a three step process of self-awareness and growth. The Summer Intensive program runs from June 24th-July 20th, 2019, providing six to eight hours of training per day, six days a week. The program attracts local, national and international participants. The average age range of participating dancers is 18 to 40. At the conclusion of each Summer Intensive, qualified participants interested in continuing with Deeply Rooted meet with the artistic team to discuss their progress, capabilities, goals, and potential placement in the Apprentice or Pre-Professional Programs. Deeply Rooted accepts Summer Dance Intensive students by audition. Although live auditions are encouraged, candidates unable to attend a live audition may apply online.

           
Dissonance Dance Theatre,
Washington, D.C.
       

Female Ballet Auditions

  • Company contracts for DDT Season 13
  • Apprenticeships for DDT Season 13
  • Trainees for The Ngoma School

Male Ballet Auditions

  • Company contracts for DDT Season 13
  • Apprenticeships for DDT Season 13
  • Trainees for The Ngoma School

Summer Program Auditions

  • Partial Scholarships ($900/$1800 retail value)
  •  Covering one to four weeks of classes
           
Elisa Monte Dance, New York, NY
        Elisa Monte Dance is pleased to offer two (2) scholarships to IABD students.

EMD will offer one (1) full tuition scholarship (valued at $1,300) which includes tuition, room & board.

EMD will offer one (1) housing scholarship (valued at $900) which covers the student’s room & board on campus at the 2019 intensive.

Tuition Scholarship includes:
  - Two (2) weeks of technique classes and rehearsals of company repertoire
  - A public performance
  - A photo shoot
  - Physical therapy lecture
  - Talk backs and Q&A’s with EMD dancers and Artistic Director Tiffany Rea-Fisher
  - Free lunch

Room and Board is not included in the tuition scholarship  but can be added for an additional fee. Room and Board is on campus, includes full kitchen and washer and dryer.

Housing Scholarship Includes:
Free room and board on campus at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts includes full kitchen, washer and dryer.

EMD provides roundtrip  transportation to the Lake Placid Center for the Arts from Harlem, NYC and can be added for an additional fee, students have the option to travel on their own if desired.

The Elisa Monte Dance Summer Series (EMDSS) is a unique retreat-style summer intensive for the pre-professional dancer. The mission of EMDSS is to provide a positive and inspiring environment for the serious dancer hoping to embark on a career in the field. Held in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains, EMDSS provides strong and efficient training in ballet, modern, contemporary, and company repertory, emphasizing the company's individualized strengthening and conditioning methods. In addition to seminars, talk backs and Q&A's, participants will experience and participate in a performance with Elisa Monte Dance. Most importantly, the dancers will receive mentorship by Artistic Director Tiffany Rea-Fisher, as well as EMD company members. EMDSS is excited to offer possible company apprentice positions for select advanced dancer(s) following completion of the intensive.
           
Houston Ballet, Houston, TX         Professional Division One Week Stay opportunities and Summer Intensive Scholarships available.
           
GroundWorks Dance Theater,
Cleveland, OH
       

Artists Summer Intensive Scholarship Audition

GroundWorks Summer Intensive 

Aug  6 – 10, 2019

Cleveland OH

Offering up to three full tuition scholarship

 

Multi-Company Dance Audition (Modern Dance)

Seeking experienced men and women, versatile in ballet. modern and contemporary techniques.  Additional teaching and community experience desirable. 

 

GroundWorks Company positions:

Offering 52 week contract with benefits,  May 2019 – April 2020

 

Trainee Positions:

Offering professional technique training, education community engagement training, and some administrative experience. 

Paid Stipend, 8 months total

           
Joffrey Ballet, Chicago, IL         Attending Ballet Audition for Women and Men of Color
           
Joffrey Ballet School, New York, NY
       

Two (2) full tuition scholarships (One Male and 1 Female) to the JBS year-round Trainee Program in either Ballet or Jazz and Contemporary I Either Dallas or New York City. No housing.

joffreyballetschool.com/programs/trainee-programs

 

Two (2) full three weeks tuition scholarships (One Male and 1 Female) to the JBS Summer Ballet Intensive (any location in US) No housing.

summer.joffreyballetschool.com/nyc-ballet-intensive

 

Two (2) full for three weeks tuition scholarships (One Male and 1 Female) to the JBS Summer Jazz and Contemporary Intensive (any location in US) No housing for three weeks. summer.joffreyballetschool.com/nyc-jazz-intensive

 

Their representatives will be adjudicating for admission as well as scholarship into both our Trainee and numerous summer programs around the world.

           
The Juilliard School, New York, NY         The Juilliard School will be participating in the Youth Summer Auditions.
           
Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre, Auburn, NY        

Offering one (1) $2,499 scholarships and two (2) $1000 scholarships.


2-week Tuition Scholarship Packages                                                                                                                                                  

1) Full Tuition and Housing Scholarship (1 available) - $2,499 value                

Summer Intensive Tuition:   $1500

Summer Intensive Housing: $999

Scholarship Amount:            $2499

Balance Due:                        $0

Food is not provided. However, there are several restaurants and grocery stores within a short distance from the housing.  


2) Partial Tuition Scholarship (2 available)  - $1000 value

New York Dance Festival full tuition is $1,500. The $1000 scholarship award requires a tuition payment of $500 in order to attend.

*A non-refundable deposit of $100 is due two weeks after receiving acceptance letters in order to reserve your spot.

Summer Intensive Tuition:        $1500

Summer Intensive Housing:      $ 999

Scholarship Amount:                 $1000

Balance Due:                             $1400 ($500 for tuition and $999 for housing)

Housing does not include food.  However, there are several restaurants and grocery stores within a short distance from the housing.

*Once paid, the $100 deposit fee is deducted from the remainder of the tuition balance.  Payment plans are available for housing.

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The 28th Annual New York Dance Festival is a two week experience with eight and a half hours of dance a day, with master classes in McLeod Technique Modern, Reinforced Motor Function for Ballet Application, MT Afro Hip Hop, Hip Hop, Reinforced Motor Function, African, and more. Professional to novice, all are welcome and doors are always open to families.

This years Festival runs from July 8-19, 2019. Enjoy full days of dance, interaction with international dance personalities, a World-Class Concert series including professional dance and music concerts, and McLeod Technique Talk Arounds, all which culminates with our 28th Annual "A Day in Dance" Gala Concert, where all participants perform! www.newyorkdancefestival.com

           
Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City, MO
        Several half and full scholarships for their Summer Intensive.
           
Lula Washington Dance Theatre,
Los Angeles, CA
        More information coming soon
           
Mark Morris Dance Group, New York, NY
        Mark Morris Dance Group is confirming the following:

Two (2) scholarships to the annual MMDG Summer Intensive held in Brooklyn, NY June 3-14, 2019.

The Intensive meets daily from 9:30am-4:30pm and features daily classes in ballet and modern technique, Mark Morris repertory, choreography/composition, music, somatic technique, and more! The Intensive is a fully immersive experience with all members of the Dance Group and Mark Morris leading classes and rehearsals. The Summer Intensive concludes with an informal showing of the repertory learned for friends and family. Housing is available at LIU-Brooklyn, located 3 blocks away from the Dance Center. Housing is NOT included in the Summer Intensive scholarship. Housing typically costs $275 per week, based on double occupancy.

https://markmorrisdancegroup.org/dance-center/master-classes/MMDG-Intensives

           
Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee, WI         Attending Ballet Audition for Women and Men of Color
           
Oregon Ballet Theatre, Portland, OR         Attending Ballet Audition for Women and Men of Color
           
Pennsylvania Ballet, Philadelphia, PA         Attending Ballet Audition for Women and Men of Color
           
Philadanco!, The Philadelphia Dance Company, Philadelphia, PA         More information coming soon
           
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA         Attending Ballet Audition for Women and Men of Color
           
Richmond Ballet, Richmond, VA        

In addition to representatives attending the IABD auditions for Women and Men of Color, Richmond Ballet may offer the following opportunities to dancers attending the IABD Youth & Artist Summer Scholarship auditions:

One MALE Full Trainee Scholarship valued at $12,000.  2019/20 Trainee Scholarship includes Summer Intensive training with room & board plus subsequent yearlong training (fall & spring semesters) without room & board.  Trainees engage in 30-hours per week of classes & rehearsals as part of the pre-professional curriculum.  The curriculum includes rehearsals & performances of original choreography & repertoire that range from classical to contemporary.  Trainees have opportunities to perform as corp de ballet in Richmond Ballet company productions.

Additional Male & Female scholarships valued at $9,000, for 2019 Summer School Intensive & Trainee programs.  Scholarships are for summer intensive tuition, with no room & board included.

           
Radio City Rockettes         Attending Audition for Pre-Professional and Professional Dancers
           
Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company         Participating in the Youth and Artist Summer Auditions as well as Multi-Company
           
San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco, CA
        Participating in the Men & Women's Ballet Auditions and the Youth and Artist Summer Auditions
           
Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth, TX         Attending Ballet Audition for Women and Men of Color
           
University of Nevada, Las Vegas        

Dance Summer International Intensive scholarships available. Offering an accelerated 3-year BFA Degree to those that qualify to enter our program at UNLV at the 300-technique level of education. UNLV has 4 levels of technical achievement to help with the understanding of proficiency of the entering accelerated student.

           
Wayne State University/Complexions, Detroit, MI
        1.)  Complexions Detroit Summer Intensive
(Detroit, Michigan) Wayne State University, June 15-28, 2019. This is a full scholarship (minus housing and meals) worth $1,015.00.

 2.)  W.S.U. Theatre and Dance Talent Scholarship
Must confirm acceptance by Feb. 15, 2019. The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance offers talent scholarships that cover $22,000 of a student’s tuition, over four years. This scholarship is available for students enrolled eight consecutive fall and winter semesters at Wayne State University.