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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, 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.

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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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.

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.

Foreign Student Application.

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 housing, additional options are listed on the link below.
Housing for Out-of-Town Students

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 Brochure, Tuition, Dress Code and Policiies.

 

 

AUDITIONS
Audtions for the Year-Round Program are held in August and September at Ballet Academy East. Auditions for the Summer Intensive are held in May. Video auditions are also accepted. 

Sign up now online for Year-Round Program Auditions on August 26th and September 16th. 

VIDEO AUDITIONS
Download Audition Application and Instructions

SUMMER INTENSIVE
August 24 - 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 world-renowned dancers and teachers. The program is limited to 100 students.

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

Video audtions are accepted for the Summer Intensive.

View Summer Intensive Brochure

SUMMER CLASSES
June 29 - August 21, 2015
Classes for Levels 1-4 are offered throughout the summer months. Current students should enroll in the level they were in during the school year. New students must arrange an audition. For more information call 212.410.9140 ext. 17 or email info@baenyc.com.

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