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Apply to the program

Thank you for your interest in our program!


*Limited merit-based scholarships available

**Please read guidelines prior to submitting your application



We are still accepting applications for our 2023/24 season!


Requirements for submissions:

  • Resume

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

  • In-person class AND/OR Video audition

*Applicants must be between ages 14-21 years by August 1, 2023


A full application is required for acceptance into: TDC's Professional Division - Classical Training Program 


  • Audition attire:

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

    • Men - black tights, white shirt

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



VIDEO submission guidelines:

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


  • Barre work, up to 5 minutes.

    • plies

    • 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 

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

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