Are you a 15-18 year old dancer?

Dance accepts auditions in ballet, choreography, hip hop, jazz, modern, tap, and world dance forms. The strongest auditions demonstrate a clear technique, a strong unique voice, and a sophisticated sense of nuance and range (creatively as well as dynamically). 


Our application is now closed. To receive updates about the program and be notified when the application opens, please sign up below.



Why Apply

  • Win cash awards of up to $10,000, an alternative to scholarships to spend as you wish

  • Take master classes with accomplished dancers and choreographers such as Debbie Allen, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Camille A. Brown, Michelle Dorrance, John Heginbotham, Bill T. Jones, Philip Neal, Jorge "Fabel" Pabon, and Desmond Richardson

  • Become eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts

  • Receive a lifetime of mentoring and professional support with a rich network of peers

  • ​Connect to educational and artistic development opportunities


To find out about what is needed for your dance application, just download the PDF below that corresponds to your category: ballet, choreography, hip hop, jazz, modern, tap or world dance.