Applications for the 2021-2022 school year are now being accepted.
Steps to Apply
- Applications must be received by May 31, 2021.
- Attend an audition either for TDC’s summer intensive (which will also be accepted as your TDC Academics audition) or an audition during one of our 3 Admissions Meetings listed below. In some cases a private audition may be required.
- Notifications of acceptances will be made by email the week of June 8, 2021. Some may be placed on a wait-list when there are more eligible applicants than available openings.
- Upon acceptance, applicants must complete the 2020-21 Registration Form and submit a $1,000 non-refundable security deposit by June 15, 2021, to ensure your student’s spot within our program.
ADMISSIONS MEETINGS & AUDITION:
OPEN HOUSE MEETING 6:00-7:00 PM
AUDITION 7:15 PM
PREPARE FOR YOUR AUDITION AS FOLLOWS:
Candidates should dress for a ballet audition in black/pink, and bring the following if applicable: pointe shoes, jazz shoes, tap shoes, hip hop shoes. The audition will consist of age-appropriate technique exercises in classical ballet, contemporary and jazz, taking into account that not all young dancers have had training in each of these areas. Candidates may present a solo in other genres if desired.
MUSICIANS, SINGERS, ACTORS:
Wear attire you can move in. You may present up to (4) contrasting pieces, though you may be cut off at 16 bars or one minute depending on time constraints. Singers, bring a track or be prepared to sing acapella.
ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION:
Application must be received by MAY 31, 2021, which should include your most current report card, 2019 STAAR test results, 2 Academic Teacher Recommendations, a student essay, and a headshot or 5×7 school photo.
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