Prospective students above the age of 8 must audition for acceptance by attending an open audition or submitting a video audition.
Students under the age of 8 may enroll during Open Enrollment periods; no audition is necessary.
Mid-Year Enrollment Auditions
For dancers ages 8+ interested in joining us in the Spring semester, we offer audition classes with similarly aged dancers; these will be held in early January.
Please contact us at email@example.com if you are interested in scheduling an audition class for mid-year enrollment.
Upcoming Open Auditions
We currently do not have any upcoming Open Auditions.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in auditioning.
The ABT Gillespie School is currently accepting Video Audition Submissions for the 2022-2023 School Year.
Prospective students must submit:
- A completed registration form
- A video (ten minutes maximum) which includes:
- Simple barre work followed by basic center combinations which include a tendu exercise, an adagio, pirouettes, small jumps, and grand allegro.
- Ladies (if already on pointe) may demonstrate a simple pointe combination.
- Gentlemen (ages 8 - 12) please demonstrate big jumps, and Gentlemen (ages 12 - 18) please show a jump combination which includes tour en l'air.
- A first arabesque photo (photos should be either 4x6 or 5x7)
Videos and first arabesque photos do not need to be professional quality.