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Apply to the program

Thank you for your interest in our program!

**Please read guidelines prior to submitting your application

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We are now accepting applications for our 2024/25 season!

Requirements for submissions:

  • Resume

  • Headshot & Full body shot (arabesque and tendu a la seconde)

  • Video audition (see below)

  • *Email us to inquire about auditioning in-person (a resume and requested photos are required before any invitation will be extended)

A full application is required for acceptance into: TDC's Classical Training Program *Applicants must be between ages 14-21 years by August 1, 2024


VIDEO submission guidelines:

If you will be submitting a video audition please follow the guidelines below to the best of your ability.

  • Audition attire:

    • Women - dark leotard, pink tights, flat and pointe shoes 

    • Men - black tights, white shirt

    • *Video audition - do not include an introduction or any fancy editing


  • Barre work, up to 5 minutes.​

    • tendu

    • fondue

    • adagio

    • grand battements

      • Include only one side of each combination

  • Center Work, up to 5 minutes. 

    • adagio

    • pirouettes; en dehors & en dedans

    • small jumps

    • medium allegro; assemblés, jetés, sissonnes, etc.

    • grand allegro (length of combination should be 16-32 bars)

      • Men to include tours en l'air

  • Women to include:

    • Pointe work in center

      • warm-up; echappés, retirés

      • pirouettes; en-dehors and en-dedans

      • diagonal of turning step

  • Optional:

    • classical variation

    • contemporary solo 

*Limited merit-based scholarships available, financial aid available for those who qualify

We are thrilled and excited to receive your application and can't wait to review your materials. Rest assured that we will be in touch soon to discuss the next steps.

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