ChoreoLaB


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Emerging Artist Workshop
Ages 18+
2-Week Program: June 17-28


A unique, holistic program, which shapes hirable, competitive dancers who are ready to advance their careers.


REGISTRATION IS OPEN
Register before April 18, 2019 to save!

Program highlights:
• Take daily technique classes in ballet, improvisation, creative process, partnering, and more!
• Work with renowned guest choreographers and former artists of Batsheva, Ballet Frankfurt, Nederlands Dans Theater, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
• Learn excerpts of Ballet Hispánico’s repertory from artistic staff
• Benefit from professional development opportunities including forums, networking events, and Q &A sessions with artists in the field
• Audition in an open call for Ballet Hispánico’s second company, BHdos
• Receive individualized constructive feedback and guidance from artistic leaders in the field, and more!
 
Note: Ballet Hispánico is unable to provide housing for ChoreoLaB students

Questions/Preguntas? E-mail school@ballethispanico.org or call 212-362-6710, ext. 72 

AUDITIONS

Ballet Hispanico will hold auditions in New York City, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, and Miami. Students unable to attend the New York City audition may submit a video audition by April 30, 2019. All criteria for the video submission can be found here.

 

NEW YORK CITY AUDITIONS
Location:
Ballet Hispánico
167 West 89th Street, NYC


Dates:
January 26
Registration: 2:00pm
Audition: 2:30-4:00pm



March 2
Registration: 2:00pm
Audition: 2:30-4:00pm



April 13
Registration: 2:00pm
Audition: 2:30-4:00pm



Requirements:
Audition form (download here)
  • 8 x10 headshot
  • Resume

Cost:
  • $20 (non-refundable)


HOUSTON AUDITION
Location:
Houston METdance
2808 Caroline (at Dennis)
Studio A
Houston, TX 77004


Date:
February 2
Audition: 10:30am-12:30pm

Requirements:
  • Audition form (download here)
  • 8 x10 headshot
  • Resume

Cost:
  • Pre-register online: $20 (non-refundable)
  • At Door: $25 (non-refundable, cash only)
 


Auditions in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Miami to be announced soon. 
 

VIDEO AUDITIONS

Ballet Hispánico recommends that all applicants audition in person. However, video audition submissions are acceptable if a student is unable to attend a live audition.

You can download the video auditions form HERE.  

VIDEO REQUIREMENTS
Applicants should send their current video dance reel, which demonstrates skill in both contemporary and classical forms along with any flamenco or Spanish dance knowledge. Improvisation is also welcome. If applicant does not have a reel, videos of a performance solo are permissible (rehearsal of solo is acceptable). Video footage should not exceed 4 minutes. A preliminary placement will be given from video. Once student is enrolled, an additional observation by artistic leadership during class will be scheduled to determine any level adjustment needed.

VIDEO AUDITION FEE
There is a $40 video audition fee, which may be paid by check (made out to Ballet Hispánico, with a note in the memo “School of Dance Audition”) or via credit card by calling our School of Dance Office at 212-362-6710, ext. 72.

ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF VIDEO AUDITION
If e-mailing a link, please send to the School of Dance at school@ballethispanico.org with subject line “School of Dance Audition Video.” Be sure to include any password(s) needed to view your video reel at time of submission.

BY MAIL OF SUBMISSION VIDEO AUDITION
If mailing, DVD must be in a format ready to view on American DVD players. Please mail DVD to Ballet Hispánico at 167 West 89th Street, New York, NY 10024 to the attention of the School of Dance along with other requirements listed in checklist below.

CHECKLIST

  • Before submitting your video audition please be sure to have the following:
  • Video link or DVD, as requested above
  • Completed Audition Form (download here)
  • Color 5x7 (or larger, acceptable) headshot
  • Color 5x7 (or larger, acceptable) photo in á la seconde
  • $40 payment

Incomplete submissions will NOT be processed.

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION
See website for program submission deadlines. Allow at least two business weeks for processing. If accepted, you will be required to complete the registration forms that are available on our website at www.ballethispanico.org. All videos become property of the Ballet Hispánico School of Dance and will not be returned.

  • PAYMENT INFORMATION
  • Payments may be completed as following:
  • Online: You will need to create a log in through MindBody and follow steps if interested click here.
  • In Person: Fall Office Hours are Tuesday-Friday 2:00-7:00pm & Saturdays 10:00am-4:00pm. Summer Office Hours are Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm (please refer to the School Calendar for when the hours begin)
  • By Mail to: Ballet Hispánico 167 West 89th Street, New York, NY 10024 (Attention: School of Dance, with a note in the memo “School of Dance Audition”)
  • Fax: 212-362-3081 
 

TUITION & FEES

Registration begins January 15, 2019.
Students must register by May 24, 2019.

Students may participate in the full two-week program or enroll for the first week only.
Students may not only enroll in the second week of the program.

TUITION
Two-Week Program
Cost: $1,495
Early Bird Discount (before April 18, 2019): $1,245


First Week Only
Cost: $800
Early Bird Discount (before April 18, 2019): $700


IMPORTANT NOTES
  • All tuition prices include a non-refundable $300 deposit
  • Tuition is due IN FULL by June 11, 2019. Student cannot begin program unless paid in full or has a payment plan.
 

FINANCIAL AID

All students who audition for ChoreoLaB will be considered for a Nuestro Futuro Scholarship. a merit-based scholarship program designed to support passionate young artists that are serious about their dance training. To learn more about the Nuestro Futuro Scholarship Program, click here.

Financial Aid Scholarships are also available to those who qualify. Financial Aid Scholarship applications are part of the program registration form that will be provided to you upon acceptance. To apply for a Financial Aid Scholarship, you will be required to submit the following:
  • Completed Registration Form
  • 2017 IRS 1040 tax return forms
  • Completed Financial Aid Application Parts I and II
 
Applications are not considered complete unless all forms are submitted together. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Please allow two weeks for processing.
 


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