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:

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

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

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
6701 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