Manhattan
Let's Get Social!
🎉 Win Broadway tickets, a backyard play set, & more—enter now! 🎉

Ballet Academy East to Offer 15 Full-Tuition Scholarships to Male Pre-Professional Dancers for 2018-2019

Ballet Academy East to Offer 15 Full-Tuition Scholarships to Male Pre-Professional Dancers for 2018-2019

Auditions for the Ballet Academy East scholarships for males will be held Monday, Sept. 17.


Ballet Academy East, an Upper East Side dance training facility for beginners through professionals, will award 15 male dancers in the Pre-Professional Division full-tuition scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. On Monday, Sept. 17, boys ages 7-18 can audition for the Pre-Professional Division Program for the opportunity to be awarded one of the scholarships.

“We are thrilled to announce the addition of these male scholarships, which will give talented male students, who may not otherwise have had the opportunity, the chance to be part of BAE’s Pre-Professional Division,” said Darla Hoover, associate artistic director of the Pre-Professional Division.

Scholarships range from $3,700 for Level 1 dancer to $10,400 for Level 6-9 dancers.

“BAE has achieved consistent success in producing technically strong, expressive dancers with a unique syllabus, an extraordinary faculty, and incredible performance opportunities,” Hoover said. “BAE continues to offer students the absolute best training in a healthy and nurturing environment, and the creation of this new program allows us to include more male students.”

Ballet Academy East’s male alumni have gone on to dance in such professional companies as New York City Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Ballet Austin, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Swedish National Ballet, and Diablo Ballet, among others.

In addition to it’s Pre-Professional Division, Ballet Academy East offers a Young Dancer Division (ages 18 months to 6 years), Primary (ages 6-7) and Enrichment (ages 7-12) divisions, an Adult Division, summer intensives and summer camps, and Ballet Birthday Parties for ages 2-6.

Auditions for full-tuition scholarships for male dancers will be held Monday, Sept. 17 at Ballet Academy East, 1651 Third Ave., 3rd Floor, Upper East Side. For more information and to apply to attend an audition, visit balletacademyeast.com, call 212-410-9140, or email info@baenyc.com.

Main image by Christopher Duggan

       

More News Articles:

Things to Do with Kids in NYC this Weekend

Enjoy these fun things to do with your kids in New York City this weekend. Start planning your weekend now with our editorially curated list of happen...


Latest News:

Iconic Toys R Us to Open Megastore in American Dream this Month

Iconic toy store, Toys R Us, makes a comeback this holiday season at the American Dream mall in East Rutherford, NJ.


Family Activities:

Sing!

92nd Street Y Dec. 08, 2021

Sing outdoors while the weather is still nice. Join Jody Doomchin and the Parenting Center staff for a fun and interactive in-person sing-a-long of old time favorites, folk songs and childhood classics. 



Have a Laugh:

Best Memes of the Week for Parents

Here are the funniest parenting memes from Instagram, Facebook, and Reddit this week.
Katelin Walling

Author: Katelin Walling is the editorial director for NYMetroParents. She has been writing about parenting, health, finance, education, fun things to do in NYC and the surrounding area, and more for nearly 10 years. She also has 20+ years of child care experience and was a babysitter in NYC for 8 years. Katelin graduated from the University of Maine in 2011 and attended the NYU Summer Publishing Institute during the summer of 2011. When she’s not learning about the latest parenting trend or kid-friendly NYC attraction to write about, she can often be found reading, knitting (or general crafting), or whipping up a vegan treat—all with a cup of coffee nearby. See More

Featured Listings:

Steps on Broadway Youth Programs

Steps on Broadway Youth Programs

Upper West Side, For 40 years, the Youth Programs at the internationally celebrated Steps on Broadway have nurtured young dancers, ages 18 months to 18 years. Whether...

Chelsea Piers New York

Chelsea Piers New York

NYC, NY Need a place to play? Chelsea Piers is NYC’s most popular destination to learn, practice, play and compete in 25+ different sports. The 28-acre sports...

Shooting Stars NYC

Shooting Stars NYC

Shooting Stars NYC is a 21-year dance company based on the Upper East and Upper West Side. The main focus of SSDC is competitive dance. “SSDC” offers ...

New York Theatre Ballet School

New York Theatre Ballet School

East Village, Manhattan, NY New York Theatre Ballet School – dance as a total art form. Develop strong technical skills and discipline. Cultivate musicality, theatricality, gestu...