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PRE-PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

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

FACULTY
The faculty is led by artistic director Darla Hoover and includes Charles Askegard, Maxim Beloserkovsky, Cynthia Birdwell, Olga Dvorovenko, Peter Frame, Gonzalo Garcia, 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.

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.


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

 

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REGISTRATION
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.

View School Year Calendar, Tuition, and Brochure

Summer Classes
For students ages 7 and up (levels 1-4), held June 27-August 19. Video auditions are accepted.
View Summer Classes 2016 Brochure


MALE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Male dancers accepted to the Year-Round Pre-Professional Divison qualify for a full tuition scholarship.
To be considered for the Male Scholarship Program, register online for the next audition or submit a video audition.
For more information call 212.410.9140 ext. 17 or email info@baenyc.com.

Click on the image below to watch an overview of the BAE Male Scholarship Program.

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT VISA PROGRAM
BAE is accredited by the federal government to accept foreign students.An audition is required. 
To apply for admission please send your audition video along with the completed Foreign Student Application. Click on the link below for instructions.

M-1 Visa Student Application

 

2016 AUDITIONS
Auditions are held in the spring and late summer for all Pre-Professional programs.  Registration is required for all auditions. The 2016 audition dates are listed below.

Summer Intensive Audition
Sunday, May 15

For students ages 9-19 wishing to apply for the BAE Summer Intensive, held August 22-September 2.
View Summer Intensive 2016 Brochure

2016-17 School Year Auditions
Saturday, May 14
, Wednesday, August 24 & Monday, September 19
For students ages 7-19 wishing to attend the 2016-17 year-round BAE Pre-Professional Division.

To sign up for one or more of the upcoming auditions, please click on the button below. 

VIDEO AUDITIONS
Video auditions are accepted for international students.

View General Audition Instructions and Video Application


STUDENT HOUSING
BAE has a fully furnished apartment located near the school, which houses a small number of male students. This housing is in high demand, and availability goes very quickly. Inquiries should be sent to info@baenyc.com.
In addition to the BAE apartment, student housing located within walking distance to BAE is available at the de Hirsch Residence and at 1760 Third Avenue. Additional options are listed at this link: Housing for Out-of-Town Students


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