GKA_nataud2017

2018 GKA Summer Intensive National Audition Tour

Brooklyn, NY • Indianapolis, IN • Pittsburgh, PA • Columbus, OH • Philadelphia, PA • Detroit, MI • Orlando, FL • Palm Beach Gardens, FL • Denham Springs, LA • Boston, MA • Chicago, IL • Fountain Valley, CA • Silver Spring, MD • San Francisco, CA • Austin, TX • Richardson, TX • Winston–Salem, NC • Houston, TX • Minneapolis, MN

Pre-Registration Strongly Encouraged.

Click here to pre-register.

Please bring two photos with you: 1) headshot and 2) first arabesque. 

Acceptable attire for ladies is black leotard with pink tights and pink ballet slippers, and hair in a neat bun. Men should wear black tights, white t-shirt, and black or white ballet shoes, with hair neatly groomed.
For students unable to attend an in-person audition, GKA also accepts video auditions.
Video audition should include:

• 2 exercises at the barre, one side only

• 5 center exercises: Adagio, Waltz/Turns, Small, Medium and Grand Allegro

• For dancers 16 years or older: Classical variation (performed on pointe for girls)

• OR exercises performed on pointe in the center, including: Echappé, Relevé Passé, Relevés on one leg, Pirouettes

• For dancers under 16 years: Short dance to demonstrate movement quality

• Candidate’s best step/combination of their own choice

Click here to register for video audition.

Date/Time/Location:

February 10, 2018
Ballet Austin Academy
501 W 3rd St, Austin, TX 78701
Registration for All Ages: 2:30PM
Audition: 3PM-6PM

February 11, 2018
Texas Ballet Theater School
670 North Coit Rd, Suite 2379, Richardson, TX 75080
Registration for All Ages: 2PM
Audition: 2:30PM-5:30PM

February 17, 2018
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
1533 South Main St, Winston –Salem, NC 27127
Registration for All Ages: 10AM
Audition: 10:30AM-1:30PM

February 18, 2018
Houston Ballet Academy
601 Preston St, Houston, TX 77002
Registration for All Ages: 10AM
Audition: 10:30AM-1:30PM

February 24, 2018
Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Registration for All Ages: 4PM
Audition: 4:30PM-7:30PM

PREVIOUS DATES:

January 6, 2018
Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Registration for All Ages: 1:30PM
Audition: 2PM-5PM

January 6, 2018
Indianapolis School of Ballet
502 N. Capitol Ave, Suite B, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Registration for All Ages: 1:30PM
Audition: 2PM-5PM

January 7, 2018
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School
2900 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Registration for All Ages: 10AM
Audition: 10:30AM-1:30PM

January 13, 2018
BalletMet Dance Academy
322 Mt. Vernon Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
Registration for All Ages: 10AM
Audition: 10:30AM-1:30PM

January 14, 2018
The Rock School for Dance Education
1101 South Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Registration for All Ages: 10AM
Audition: 10:30AM-1:30PM

January 14, 2018
Detroit Opera House
1526 Broadway, Detroit, MI 48226
Registration for All Ages: 10AM
Audition: 10:30AM-1:30PM

January 20, 2018
Orlando Ballet
415 E. Princeton St, Orlando, FL 32803
Registration for All Ages: 2PM
Audition: 2:30PM-5:30PM

January 21, 2018
Florida School for Dance Education
4100 PGA Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Registration for All Ages: 10AM
Audition: 10:30AM-1:30PM

January 27, 2018
Jean Leigh Academy of Dance
10980 Laird Lane, Denham Springs, LA 70726
Registration for All Ages: 9AM
Audition: 9:30AM-12:30PM

January 28, 2018
Boston Ballet School
19 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116
Registration for All Ages: 10AM
Audition: 10:30AM-1:30PM

January 28, 2018
Joffrey Ballet Chicago
10 East Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601
Registration for All Ages: 10AM
Audition: 10:30AM-1:30PM

February 3, 2018
Southland Ballet Academy
9527 Garfield Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Registration for All Ages: 1PM
Audition: 1:30PM-4:30PM

February 3, 2018
Maryland Youth Ballet
926 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Registration for All Ages: 2PM
Audition: 2:30PM-5:30PM

The February 3 Silver Spring, MD audition has been combined with the Philadelphia audition on January 14.

February 4, 2018
Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Registration for All Ages: 1:30PM
Audition: 2PM-5PM

February 4, 2018
San Francisco Ballet School
455 Franklin St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Registration for All Ages: 12PM
Audition: 12:30PM-3:30PM