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PRE-PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

PRE-PROFESSIONAL DIVISION (AGES 7-19)
Training for professional careers in ballet

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FACULTY
The faculty is led by artistic director Darla Hoover and includes Charles Askegard, Maxim Beloserkovsky, Cynthia Birdwell, Olga Dvorovenko, Peter Frame, Jenna Lavin, Joseph Malbrough, Tara Mora, Francis Patrelle, Elizabeth Walker, Wendy Whelan and Cheryl Yeager. The permanent guest faculty include Nicholas Ade and Stacy Caddell.

Exciting News: We welcome Wendy Whelan to the Pre-Professional Division Faculty!

SYLLABUS & CURRICULUM
The comprehensive BAE syllabus was created by Darla Hoover and is based on the teachings of Marcia Dale Weary. The syllabus is designed to develop technically strong, expressive ballet dancers, who ultimately can adapt to any style.

The Pre-Professional Ballet Division consists of nine levels. Each student is evaluated by the BAE faculty and placed into the level where she/he will benefit most from their classes.

The curriculum includes technique, pointe, partnering, variations, stretch, men’s weight training, modern and character.

For Parents of children entering level 1

PERFORMING OPPORTUNITIES
Performing opportunities give students the chance to further develop their artistic and technical skills. BAE presents two annual student productions; the Studio Showing in February, and the Spring Performance in May. Click here to learn more about BAE performances.

SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships and financial aid are available to those who qualify. Upon acceptance, you may request a financial aid scholarship form from Nancy Sebhouian, Head of registration (nancy@baenyc.com).

2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR

VIEW BROCHURE, SCHEDULE, DRESS CODE, POLICIES AND TUITION INFORMATION

Once accepted into the program, registration is accepted online, by mail, phone at 212.410.9140, fax at 212.369.2723 or in person. Registration office hours are Monday through Friday from 10:30am to 6:30pm.
 

AUDITIONS
Annual auditions for September admission to the Pre-Professional Division are held during the spring and summer. The dates will be announced well in advance.

For information regarding auditions or to sign up, please call 212.410.9140 ext. 17 or email info@baenyc.com.

Video auditions are accepted for out-of-town students.

Download Audition Instructions


MALE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Eight full-year tuition scholarships will be awarded to male students between the ages of 7 and 19 each year.

To apply for the male scholarship program call 212.410.9140 ext. 17 or email info@baenyc.com. An Audition is required.
 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT VISA PROGRAM
BAE is accredited by the federal government to accept foreign students.An audition is required. 
Foreign Student Application.
Audition Instructions


HOUSING
BAE offered limited affordable housing to out-of-town male students. Inquires should be emailed to info@baenyc.com. Additional housing options are listed on the link below.

HOUSING FOR OUT-OF-TOWN STUDENTS

SUMMER INTENSIVE AND SUMMER CLASSES AUDITION

AUDITION DATE: MAY 9, 2015
LOCATION: BALLET ACADEMY EAST

Click here to sign up online for the 2015 Summer Intensive and Summer Classes Audition.

You can also reserve an audition spot by calling 212-410-9140 or email info@baenyc.com.

Video auditions are accepted for out-of-town students.
Audition Instructions

 

SUMMER INTENSIVE

Program Dates: August 22 - Sept 4, 2015

The BAE Summer Intensive is a two-week program for students ages 9-19. The program is designed to challenge professionally focused students.  Admission is by audition.  Students are placed in levels according to their ability and study with the BAE faculty and addition world-renowned dancers and teachers.  The program is limited to 100 students.

The students' daily schedule will include ballet technique, pointe, varations, pas de deux, men's class, Pilates mat, modern and character.


SUMMER CLASSES
Program Dates: June 29 - August 21, 2015
Current students should enroll in the level they were in during the most recent school year. New students must audition in person or by video. The next audition will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015.

Sign up online for May 9th audition.

For out-of-town students wishing to auditon by video, please view these instructions:
Audition Instructions

 


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