The Kennedy Center Ballet Class Series

The Kennedy Center Ballet Class Series offers advanced high school ballet students the unique opportunity to participate in master classes presented by teachers from nationally and internationally recognized ballet companies performing this season at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Admission to the Kennedy Center Ballet Class Series is by audition only. Finalists attend all classes; alternates are guaranteed attendance in at least four of the ballet classes. Students may also be able to take partnering classes taught by Michael Cook, principal dancer with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet.

Students also have the opportunity to attend working rehearsals (optional) for performances by select ballet companies at the Kennedy Center. In addition to the ballet master classes, students are invited to attend contemporary dance classes (optional) led by company members from the featured dance companies for an additional fee.

To participate in this program, submit an application, postmarked no later than Friday, September 11, 2015 for the audition on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Students will be notified of audition results no later than October 5, 2015.

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