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Dance accepts auditions in ballet, choreography, hip hop, jazz, modern/contemporary, tap, and world dance forms. The strongest auditions demonstrate a clear technique, a strong unique voice, and a creatively sophisticated sense of nuance and range.
hear FROM alumni & master artists
Ernest Baker | 2009 Winner in Dance
Andrea Murillo | 2006 Winner in Dance
Connor Yockus | 2014 Winner in Dance
Jorge "Fabel" Pabon | Master Artist in Dance
Victor Quijada | National Selection Panelist
Yara Travieso | 2005 Winner in Dance
SELECT PERFORMANCES FROM WINNERS
Alexa Flores | 2018 Winner in Modern/Contemporary
Akhilesh Vadari | 2018 Winner in Classic Indian
Sofia Gonzalez | 2018 Winner in Choreography
Elijah “IntEnsE” Muhammad | 2018 Winner in Hip Hop
Olufunmilayo Sofola | 2018 Winner in Tap
Luke Westerman | 2018 Winner in Ballet
About the Competition
For more information on the YoungArts' national arts competition please visit our main competition page. For application specific information such as eligibility or how to apply, visit our apply page.
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