YEAR-ROUND PROGRAM (AGES 7-19)
Training for professional careers in ballet
The faculty is led by artistic director Darla Hoover and includes Charles Askegard, Maxim Beloserkovsky, Cynthia Birdwell, Olga Dvorovenko, Gonzalo Garcia, Jenna Lavin, Joseph Malbrough, Tara Mora, Francis Patrelle, Elizabeth Walker, Wendy Whelan and Cheryl Yeager. The permanent guest faculty includes Nicholas Ade, Juan Carlos Peñuela, Stacy Caddell and Alan Hineline.
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 ten 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 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR
Once you are accepted through the audition process, you may enroll 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.
Levels 1 and 2:
View 2016-17 School Year Schedule, Calendar, Dress Code, Tuition, and Brochure
MALE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Male dancers accepted to the Year-Round Pre-Professional Division may qualify for either a 1/4, 1/2 or full tuition scholarship.
To be considered for the Male Scholarship Program, sign up online for the next audition or submit a video audition.
For more information call 212.410.9140 ext. 17 or email email@example.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
2016-17 School Year Auditions
The final audition will be held on Monday, September 19 for students ages 7-19 wishing to attend the 2016-17 year-round BAE Pre-Professional Division.
To sign up for the audition, please click on the button below.
2017 Summer Intensive
August 21-September 1, 2017
Auditions dates and program information will be announced soon.
View Summer Intensive 2016 Brochure
June 26-August 18, 2017
Audition dates and program information will be announced soon.
View Summer Classes 2016 Brochure
Video auditions are accepted for international students.
View General Audition Instructions and Video Application
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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