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"We've developed a program that creates technically strong, expressive dancers who adapt to a range of styles. This makes them desirable by dance companies around the world," explains Darla Hoover.
NEW YORK, NY, August 11, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ballet Academy East will hold auditions for the 2016-2017 Pre-Professional Division on Wednesday, August 24 and Monday, September 19 at its studios on Third Avenue in New York City. The audition is open to students ages 7-19. Classes begin on September 20, 2016 and run until June 18, 2017. Admission is based on talent and potential.
BAE's Pre-Professional Division provides comprehensive training and professional-caliber performance opportunities to its students. The internationally recognized school has a proven record of preparing students for the dance world.
"We have developed a program that creates technically strong, expressive dancers who easily adapt to a wide range of styles. This makes them desirable by dance companies in the city, across the nation and around the world," explains Artistic Director, Darla Hoover.
Mallory Williams, a BAE 2016 graduate joining Nashville Ballet this month, says: "The faculty at BAE is nothing short of the best. We have teachers who have danced with world-renowned companies such as New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Miami City Ballet and many more. They have so much wisdom to offer and really care about all of the students, not only just as dancers, but also on a personal level."
For application instructions, visit www.balletacademyeast.com and click on the "Pre-Professional Division" page, call 212-410-9140 or send an email to [email protected]. Video auditions may be submitted if students are not able to attend an audition.
BAE offers scholarships and financial aid to those who qualify. BAE is accredited by the federal government to accept foreign students. For more information, visit www.balletacademyeast.com.
ABOUT BALLET ACADEMY EAST
New York City's leading center for complete ballet education.
Ballet Academy East is home to aspiring dancers of all ages in its Young Dancer, Pre-Professional and Adult Divisions. Located in the dance capital of the world, BAE is internationally recognized for exceptional dance training and is the Upper East Side's ballet school of choice. The school's highly accomplished faculty lead classes that nurture students' physical and emotional well-being, build technical skills, and develop artistry. The inspiring studio atmosphere creates an encouraging environment for dancers of every level.
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