The Ailey School has announced the following audition dates for acceptance to its full-time professional division programs for the 2011-2012 academic school year. Online registration for auditions is available.
The audition will consist of a ballet class and a modern class. Resumes, photographs, and solo performances are not required. Applicants will be notified of acceptance via email within three weeks of the audition. Applicants must comply with the school dress code (visit link for school dress code on web page listed below). For more information on how to audition, visit www.theaileyschool.edu/ailey-school/professional-division/admissions/applying-audition.
The following auditions are for the certificate program, independent study program, and summer intensive program:
- Houston, TX, January 15 at noon, Houston High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, 4001 Stanford Street
- Tallahassee, FL, January 17 at noon, Florida State University, 215 Montgomery Hall 130, Collegiate Loop
- Boston, MA, January 23 at noon, Jeanette Neill Dance Studio, 261 Friend St., fifth floor.
- Washington, DC, January 29 at 2:00 p.m., Dance Institute of Washington, 3400 14th Street NW
- Los Angeles, CA, February 4, noon (ages 18 and older), 4:00 p.m. (ages 12-17);
Performing Arts Center, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 North Grand Avenue
- San Francisco, CA, February 7 at 3:00 p.m., San Francisco Ballet, 455 Franklin Street
- Atlanta, GA, February 12 at noon, Atlanta Ballet, 1400 West Peachtree St. NW
- Baltimore, MD, February 18 at 4:30 p.m., Baltimore School for the Arts, 712 Cathedral Street
- St. Petersburg, FL, February 25 at 1:00 p.m., Gibbs High School, 850 34th Street South
- Miami, FL, February 26 at noon, New World School of the Arts, 25 N.E. 2nd Street
- Toronto, Canada, March 6 at noon, National Ballet School, 400 Jarvis Street
- Detroit, MI, March 7 at 4:30 p.m., Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway
- New York, NY, March 13 at 11:00 a.m., The Ailey School, 405 West 55th Street (summer intensive program junior division only, ages 12-15)
- New York, NY, April 3, 10:00 a.m. (women), 3:00 p.m. (men); The Ailey School (fellowship program only, summer 2011 term, pre-registration not required)
- New York, NY, April 10 at noon, The Ailey School