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).
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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
hear FROM DANCE WINNERS & PANELISTS
Ernest Baker | 2009 Winner in Hip Hop Dance
Andrea Murillo | 2006 Winner in Dance
Connor Yockus | 2014 Winner in Dance
Jorge "Fabel" Pabon | Master Artist in Hip Hop Dance
Victor Quijada | National Selection Panelist
Yara Travieso | 2005 Winner in Dance
SELECT PERFORMANCES FROM WINNERS
Javon Jones | 2016 Winner in Modern Dance
Taylor Kurtz |2016 Winner in Jazz Dance
Isabella Franco | 2016 Winner in Ballet
Athira Pratap | 2016 Winner in Classical Indian Dance
Evan DeBenedetto | 2016 Winner in Tap Dance
Kaleb Sims | 2015 Winner in Hip Hop
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.