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EVENTS 2021-22 Current as of 8.12.2021 Register at OrlandoBallet.org *Please note all dates and times are Photo Credit: Michael Cairns 2021 subject to change
Celebrate Community, Opportunity & Diversity Year-Round • Ages 14+ Orlando Ballet School offers classes for teens/adults interested in innovative ways to stay fit and have fun! Class styles include Ballet, BeMoved, Latin Cardio, Tap, Jazz, Modern and many more! Prices • 1 Hour Class:• $15 per class • $130/10-class card (Expires 120 days after purchase) Membership Options • $100/month – Unlimited Monthly Fitness thru Dance Membership. Class Discounts • $13 per class – Theme Park Employees, Hospital Employees, Students, Parents, Seniors and Military • 10-Class Card: • $100/10-class card (Expires 120 days after purchase • Professionals (Equity, AFTRA, SAG only) and OBS registered students and their parents.
ORLANDO BALLET SCHOOL AT DANCEWEAR CORNER August 22, 2021 Dancewear Corner is the official partner for Orlando Ballet School Unforms. Located at: 136 South Semoran Blvd, Orlando, FL 32807 Phone: 407-770-1080 Dancewear Corner will be open from 1:00-3:00 for Orlando Ballet School students only for all your 21-22 dancewear needs.
COMPETITION AUDITION August 27, 2021 Each dancer with the desire to compete is required to audition regardless of past competition experience. Competition is an opportunity to increase performance skills and to show responsibility and commitment in rehearsal and performance. There will be two competitions proposed for the 21-22 dance season. Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) • Dates: January 6-9, 2022 • Straz Center, 1010 Macinnes Place, Tampa, FL 33602 Universal Ballet Competition (UBC) • Dates: February 17-20, 2022 • Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025 Time: 5:30p.m. OBS Levels: 3A & Up Cost of Audition: $25.00
NUTCRACKER AUDITION August 28, 2021 For registered Orlando Ballet School students only Levels Primary C – Academy 3 As this is a professional show, casting decisions are the sole discretion of Orlando Ballet School & Artistic leadership. Decisions are made based upon each dancer having achieved the demonstrated level of artistic achievement required for the specific part. A secondary factor is the availability of costumes that will fit each dancer by height. To the right are the roles and levels for Nutcracker 2021. Please note that this may be subject to change. The participation fee is $150.00. Clara: By invitation Primary C: Small Mice Level 1A & 1B: Party Children, Angels Level 2A & 2B: Fritz, Fritz Friends, Angels, Cadets, Bon Bons Level 3A & 3B: Fritz, Fritz Friends, Chines, Cadets, Soldiers, Bon Bons, Polichenelis Upper 1 & Academy 1: Soldiers, Arch Angels, Clara’s Friends, Large Mice Upper 2, Academy 2 & Academy 3: Arch Angels, Clara’s Friends, Spanish, Large Mice Casting decisions are final
NUTCRACKER AUDITION SCHEDULE Level Role Check-In Time Audition Time By Invitation Clara 12:15p.m. 12:30-1:00p.m. Upper 2 Spanish Academy 2 Large Mice Academy 3 Arch Angels 12:30p.m. 1:00-2:00p.m. Ladies and Men Clara’s Friends Polichenelles Upper 1 Arch Angels Academy 1 Clara’s Friends 1:30p.m. 2:00-3:00p.m. Polichenelles Primary C Baby Mice 2:30p.m. 3:00-3:30p.m. Level 2 Chinese Level 3 Bon Bons 3:00p.m. 3:30-5:00p.m. Angels Fritz Fritz’s Friends Level 1 Party Children 4:30p.m. 5:00-6:00pm Angels The audition fee is $25.00. Absences and Attendance Rehearsals take place on Saturday afternoons and a detailed schedule will be made available after auditions. Students that must miss a Saturday rehearsal due to illness, academic event such as an exam or testing, or religious event such as a communion or observed religious holiday should email in advance all potential conflicts. Students who miss multiple rehearsals, whether an excused absence or not will be re-evaluated on their ability to successfully perform their role.
NUTCRACKER REHEARSALS & ABSENT POLICY The following are mandatory rehearsals with the company: • October 30, 2021: 2:00 - 6:00p.m. • November 6, 2021: 2:00 - 6:00p.m. • November 10, 2021 – 4:00 - 5:00p.m. • November 11, 2021 – 4:00 - 6:00p.m. • November 12, 2021 – 4:00 - 6:00p.m. • November 13, 2021 – 10:45a.m. - 1:00p.m. Act I 2:00 - 5:00p.m. – Act II • November 17, 2021 – 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. • November 18, 2021 – 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. • November 19, 2021 – 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. • November 20, 2021 – 10:45 a.m – 1:00p.m. – Act I 2:00 - 5:00pm – Act II • November 26, 2021 – 3:00 - 5:00p.m. • November 27, 2021 – 10:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. – Act I & Act II • November 28, 2021 – Begins theater week
MEET THE TEACHER WEEK September 13-18, 2021 Parents will have the opportunity to meet their student’s teacher via a virtual platform. Parets will learn about: • Student’s teacher • The goals for growth for your student • Summarize the ABT curriculum, which include • Evaluations • Testing if applicable • Expectations • Review dress code A schedule will be e-mailed.
CLASSE D’EXCELLENCE | FRANCIE HUBER September 26, 2021 Francie Huber earned a B.F.A. from The Juilliard School in New York. A principal dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Ms. Huber created many roles including the solo in Cascade, “the polka” in Company B, as well as the lead role in the internationally acclaimed Piazzolla Caldera. Her contribution to this work was featured in the 1999 Academy Award nominated documentary film, Dancemaker. Ms. Huber was also featured in several television productions including the Dance in America series’ Emmy Award winning Speaking In Tongues, the Emmy nominated The Wrecker’s Ball, the Dannmarks Radio production of Spindrift And Syzygy, and the 1992 Kennedy Center Honors and in the documentary film, “Callings” by John Altman. She was awarded a Bessie (New York Dance and Performance Award) for sustained achievement in dancing for her work with Mr. Taylor. Ms. Huber also performed with other companies including Twyla Tharp Dance as well as performed her own solo works. In addition to her performing career, she has served as director of the Taylor 2 Dance Company, the second company of Paul Taylor and continues to stage Mr. Taylor’s works on professional companies and universities. • Ages 11+ or OBS Levels 2B & Up • Style: Modern • Time: 1:00-2:30p.m. followed by Q&A • Fee: $30.00 • $25.00 to observe class
CLASSE D’EXCELLENCE - HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH October 3, 2021 Fitness Thru Dance • 12:00 - 1:00p.m.: Flamenco – Tammy De Millar • 1:00 - 2:30p.m. Beginner Ballet - Israel Zavaleta Escobedo, Orlando Ballety Company Dancer • 2:30 - 3:30p.m.: Latin Cardio – Cuic Suarez • Fee: Single Class - $15.00 | All Three Classes - $40.00 Purchase at Dancewear Corner: www.dancewearcorner.com
CLASSE D’EXCELLENCE AUDITION WORKSHOP October 24, 2021 Students will learn audition tips and tricks and even receive feedback after a mock audition class from Orlando Ballet Company members. The goal of this workshop is for students to receive a clear understanding of audition etiquette and expectations. Students will receive a headshot and arabesque photography session and a solo* videotaped by a professional videographer. *Solo can be either a classical variation or contemporary solo. One solo per student. Student must come ready with their variation or solo. Student must provide their own costume. SCHEDULE: Half Day Workshop Option • 9:00a.m.: Check-In • 9:30 - 10:30a.m.: Lecture on Audition Pointers • 10:30 - 10:45a.m.: Break • 10:45a.m. - 12:15p.m.: Mock Audition Class Fee: $150.00 Full Day Workshop Option • 9:00am: Check-In • 9:30 - 10:30a.m.: Lecture on Audition Pointers • 110:30 - 10:45a.m.: Break • 10:45a.m. - 12:15p.m.: Mock Audition Class • 12:15 - 12:45p.m.: Lunch • 12:45 - 5:00p.m.: Arabesque / Head Shot & One Solo Performance Video Fee: $300.00
NUTCRACKER BOTIQUE November 14, 2021
PARENT OBSERVAION WEEK November 15-20, 2021 We at OBS understand the importance that we provide the utmost in quality dance instruction and that you have entrusted us with the development of your children into exemplary dancers and artists. It’s a privilege that we get to host parents during observation week, and that we can offer a glimpse of what goes into your student’s dance education. Parents are welcome to attend their student’s primary ballet class for this first parent observation of the year. Parent Observation is limited to two guests per student. Students with multiple ballet classes will receive a schedule via e-mail regarding the day and time to attend your student’s primary ballet class. Question, please reach out to email@example.com.
THANKSGIVING BREAK CLASSES November 22-24, 2021 Thanksgiving Break drop-in classes available for OBS student’s level’s 3+ or Non OBS students ages 11+ 9:30 - 11a.m.: Ballet 11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.: Men’s class or Pointe* * Students are required to take ballet prior to pointe class Fee: • $20 drop-in for Ballet only • $30 for Ballet and Pointe/Men’s
CLASSE D’EXCELLENCE CHOREOGRAPHER’S WORKSHOP December 28-30, 2021 CHOREOGRAPHER’S WORKSHOP Location: Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre Ages 14+ or OBS level’s Upper 1, Upper 2 or Academy 1,2,3 Fee: Workshop Schedule: Attire: • Solid Color Leotard or OBS Uniform • Pink tights • Pink split sole ballet shoes Or • Flesh toned tights with matching ballet shoes • Pointe shoes as needed. • Men’s attire: Black tights, White Shirt and white socks with white ballet shoes. Purchase at Dancewear Corner: www.dancewearcorner.com
CLASS D’EXCELLENCE CHOREOGRAPHER’S WORKSHOP December 28-30, 2021 Three days immersed in CHOREOGRAPHY & PERFORMANCE This one-of-a-kind workshop gives dancers the opportunity to explore ideas, create new choreography and build a show. Dancers perform choreography from other participants and create choreography for other participants. All aspects of producing a show will be covered including: • Developing choreography and a concept • Site-specific work • Lighting • Music • Tech rehearsal • Together, participants will create a performance open to the public. Ages 14 and Up for participants with an open mind and the willingness to contribute ideas are welcome. OBS levels Upper 1, Upper 2 and Academy 1-3. No prepared material is required. For additional information or questions: • Email firstname.lastname@example.org. $250 for the 3-day event • December 28 – 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. • December 29 – 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. • December 30 – 12:00 - 5:00p.m. – Show at 7:00p.m.
WINTER BREAK CLASSES December 20-23 | 27-30, 2021 Winter Break drop-in classes available for OBS student’s level’s 3+ or Non OBS students ages 11+ Schedule: • 9:30 - 11a.m.: Ballet • 11a.m. - 12p.m.: Pointe* *Students are required to take ballet prior to pointe class Fees: • $20 drop-in for Ballet only • $30 for Ballet & Pointe/Men’s
OPEN HOUSE January 2, 2022 | 1:00 - 3:00p.m. Families will have the opportunity to experience free classes through our Fitness Thru Dance program and our OBS enrollment track programs.
CLASSE D’EXCELLENCE – IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. January 17, 2022 Ages 11 + 3A and Up -$100.00 • Charmaine Hunter • Ballet – 10:00 - 11:30a.m. • Amyia Burrell • Modern or Contemporary – 11:30a.m. – 12:30p.m. • Lunch – 12:30-1:00pm • Shane Bland – Musical Theatre - 1:00-2:00pm • Kirmari Scott – Afro Fusion – 2:00-3:00pm • Ages 7 to 10 – Levels Primary C and 2B - $50.00 • Amyia Burrell – Ballet – 10:00-11:00a.m. • Shane Bland – Musical Theatre – 11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. DRESS CODE: • Solid Color Leotard or OBS Uniform • Pink tights • Pink split sole ballet shoes Or • Flesh toned tights with matching ballet shoes • Pointe shoes as needed. • Boys – Black tights, White Shirt and white socks with white ballet shoes. Purchase at Dancewear Corner: www.dancewearcorner.com
VARIATION EXPO January 30, 2022 OBS Classical Variation Expo is back! Students are eligible to participate. This program will allow participating students to perform a classical variation for a panel of ballet professionals from OB as well as an audience of family and friends on Sunday, January 30th, 2022, at our new Theatre at HOBC. All students will receive a written evaluation of their performance from the panel. How does it work? Several variations will be selected by the faculty to be taught and worked on. The teachers will then select which variation participating students will perform. Private Coaching: In addition, a separate coaching will also be given by and Orlando ballet company member on Saturday, January 22nd, 2022. This will further prepare the students for their performance. Costuming: Costuming for girls is the choice of leotard along with a matching skirt or practice tut (classical or romantic). Costuming for boys will be tights and t-shirt in appropriate colors. Costuming should be simple, and no new purchases are necessary. Costuming is the student/parent’s responsibility and must be approved by department heads. Dates & Times: 3:00 - 4:00p.m. • January 8, 2022 • January 15, 2022 • January 22, 2022 • January 29, 2022 Fee: $150.00
WINTER INTENSIVE February 12-13, 2022 Orlando Ballet School presents its Annual Winter Intensive. Students experience two days of classes in ballet, conditioning, pointe/variation and modern. The Winter Intensive gives dances and opportunity to take a concentrated dive into the training students will receive at the OBS Summer Intensive 2022. Students will also receive a placement for Summer Intensive 2022 and one free ticket to Orlando Ballet’s Giselle, presented at Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre on February 12, 2022, at 7:00p.m. Saturday, February 12, 2022 • Check in at 1:00p.m. • Classes from 1:30 - 4:30p.m. Sunday, February 13, 2022 • Classes from 10:30a.m. - 3:00p.m. • Cost: $250.00 Attire: • Solid Color Leotard or OBS Uniform • Pink tights • Pink split sole ballet shoes Or • Flesh toned tights with matching ballet shoes • Pointe shoes as needed. • Men’s attire: Black tights, White Shirt and white socks with white ballet shoes. Purchase at Dancewear Corner: www.dancewearcorner.com
ABT Testing March 2022 Orlando Ballet School is proud to incorporate the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum, a nine-level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development for students of all ages and skill levels. Orlando Ballet School is an ABT Certified School and a key partner in supporting ABT’s education and training initiatives. ABT Certified Schools are not only committed to teaching ABT’s National Training Curriculum in its ballet training program with faculty that is certified to teach the ABT Curriculum, but also present students annually for ABT Student Examinations along with hosting other ABT education & training events, performances & auditions. WHAT ARE ABT NATIONAL TRAINING CURRICULUM STUDENT EXAMINATIONS? The ABT National Training Curriculum Student Examinations are a graded examination system based on sound ballet principles, incorporating elements of the French, Italian & Russian schools of training. WHAT OCCURS DURING ABT NATIONAL TRAINING CURRICULUM STUDENT EXAMINATIONS? An adjudicator from the ABT National Training Curriculum Artistic Board of Examiners will observe the students perform a prepared examination class, which is conducted by the students’ ABT Certified Teacher. The students must have the examination class memorized. ABT Brochure Guide
PARENT OBSERVATION WEEK March 7-12, 2022 We at OBS understand the importance that we provide the utmost in quality dance instruction and that you have entrusted us with the development of your children into exemplary dancers and artists. It’s a privilege that we get to host parents during observation week, and that we can offer a glimpse of what goes into your student’s dance education. Parent Observation is limited to two guests per student. Questions: email@example.com.
SPRING BREAK CAMP March 14-18, 2022 | 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. With both half day and full day options, the Dance Camp at Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre is designed to provide our younger students continued intense ballet training, as well as expose them to other forms of dance such as jazz, character and musical theatre. Level 2 students will also participate in pre-pointe classes. Ages: 6-12 or OBS Level Primary B - Level 2 (Must be 6 by 1/1/2022) Additional Information: • Tuition: $325 • What to bring? Students will need to bring a snack and lunch. They will be given two breaks during the day. Please bring a refillable water bottle, yoga mat or towel and pack an art apron or a t-shirt for arts and crafts to protect your uniform. Dress code: • Solid Color Leotard or OBS Uniform • Pink tights • Pink split sole ballet shoes Or • Flesh toned tights with matching ballet shoes • Men’s attire: Black tights or black biker shorts, White Shirt and white socks with white ballet shoes. Purchase at DanceWear Corner: www.dancewearcorner.com
SHOWCASE 2022 & STARS OF TOMORROW May 6 - 15, 2022 May 6th • HOBC – Academy 1 & 2 & 3 and Upper 1 & 2 • Performance: 7:00p.m. May 7th • HOBC – Levels Pre-Primary 4 to Primary C • Performance Times: • 10:00a.m. • 12:00p.m. • 2:00p.m. May 7th • HOBC – Levels 1 to 3 • Performance Times: • 4:30p.m. • 7:30p.m. OBII & Trainee • May 13th: 7:00p.m. • May 14th: 7:00p.m. • May 15th: 2:00p.m.
POST SEASON CLASSES May 23-26 | May 31 - June 2, 2022 When registering, please follow your 2021-2022 current school level, not your 2022-2023 level recommendation. • Intermediate level: • 12-year-old to 15-year-old or OBS Levels 3AB, Upper 1, Academy 1 • Advanced level • 16-year-old and up or OBS Levels Upper 2, Academy 2 & 3, Trainee, and OBII Monday – Thursday: • Ballet: 5:00–6:30p.m. • Pointe: 6:30–7:30p.m. May 24, 26, and June 2, 2021 • Ballet: 5:00–7:00pm • Classes for Level’s 1 and Level’s 2 or (Non-OBS ages 9-11) ADDITIONAL INFO Int./Adv. Tuition: • $20 Ballet only per class $30 for Ballet and Pointe • $150 for all 7 classes (May 26-28 and June 1-3) • $100 for week of May 24-27 only$75 for week of June 1-3rd only Level 1&2’s Tuition: • $20 for single class • $50 for three days
JR. SUMMER CAMP June 6-10, 2022 | Ages 3-5 Our half day Jr. Dance Camp at Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre is designed for the young dancer and focuses on coordination, balance, rhythm, flexibility, and basic kinetic skills, as well as creative expression through dance. The classes are set to music and will introduce students to the foundational steps and vocabulary of ballet. PRICING • 1-Week Half Day Tuition • $185.00 (9:00am – 12:00pm) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION What to bring: Students will need to bring a snack. Dress Code: • Girls – Any solid-colored leotard, ballet tights and shoes. Long hair must be in a neat ballet bun. • Boys – All in one. White fitted shirt with black tights or black biker shorts. Ballet shoes.
SUMMER CAMP June 6-17, 2022 | Ages 6-12 With both half day and full day options, the Dance Camp at Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre is designed to provide our younger students continued intense ballet training, as well as expose them to other forms of dance such as jazz, character and musical theatre. Level 2 students will also participate in pre-pointe classes. Following the end of the second week, students will present a showcase performance for family and friends to attend. Please note that students must be registered for the full day program to be eligible for the summer camp showcase. LEVELS: Levels Primary B-Level 2 • Ages 6-12 PRICING • Full Day: Mon - Fri 9:00a.m - 4:00p.m. • 2-Week • $550.00 • 1-Week • $325.00 • • Half Day: Mon - Fri 9:00a.m - 1:00p.m. • 2-Week • $325.00 • 1-Week • $185.00 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION What to bring: Students who registered for the full day option will need to bring a snack and lunch. Students who registered for the half day option only will need to bring a snack. DRESS CODE: • Girls – Any solid-colored leotard, ballet tights and shoes. Long hair must be in a neat ballet bun. • Boys – All in one. White fitted shirt with black tights or black biker shorts. Ballet shoes. Purchase at DanceWear Corner: www.dancewearcorner.com
YOUNG DANCERS SUMMER SESSION June 6- July 30, 2022 | Ages 2.5-8 SCHEDULE • Monday: • 5:00 - 6:00p.m.: 4-5 year-old (4 by 6/1/22) • Wednesday: • 5:00 - 6:00p.m.: 6-8 year-old (6 by 6/1/22) • Saturday: • 9:30 - 10:15.am.: Baby & Me 18months - 3 years old • Must be 2.5 by 6/1/22 • 10:15 - 11:00.am.: Ballet 2.5 - 3 years old • Must be 2.5 by 6/1/22 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 8-Week Tuition: $160.00 DRESS CODE: • Girls – Solid color leotard, pink ballet tights, and pink leather split-sole ballet slippers. Hair should be worn in a neat ballet bun. • Boys – Black or white fitted t-shirt, black tights or biker shorts, and ballet shoes. Long hair must be pulled back and away from the face. Purchase at DanceWear Corner: www.dancewearcorner.com
SUMMER INTENSIVE 2022 June 13- July 29, 2022 The Orlando Ballet School Summer Intensive Programs are for intermediate to advanced students ages 12 and up. Our summer program places strong emphasis on ballet technique training while incorporating supplementary classes in character, pointe, variations, modern, jazz, men’s, partnering and nutrition. All programs will have additional guest faculty throughout the intensives in addition to our wonderful OBS faculty. Two-Week Summer Intensive • June 13th-24th, 2022 • Registration fee: $50 • Tuition: $1300 • Room & Board: $1500 Five-Week Summer Intensive • June 27th-July 29th, 2022 • Registration Fee: $50 • Tuition: $2950 • Room & Board: $3000
YOUNG DANCERS SUMMER SESSION June 6- July 30, 2022 | Ages 8-12 • Summer Session: Ballet & Alternate Classe • June 27 - July 27, 2022 • Levels 1-3 or Ages 8-12 (Must be 8 by 6/1/22) SCHEDULE • Monday & Wednesday: • 5:00 - 7:30p.m.: Ballet & Alternative Classe • These classes will alternate styles including modern, jazz, hip hop, pointe etc. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 5-Week Tuition: $325.00 1-Week Tuition: $75.00 DRESS CODE: • Girls – Solid color leotard, pink ballet tights, and pink leather split-sole ballet slippers. Hair should be worn in a neat ballet bun. Jazz shoes and bottoms are optional. • Boys – Black or white fitted t-shirt, black tights or biker shorts, and ballet shoes. Long hair must be pulled back and away from the face. Jazz shoes and bottoms are optional. Purchase at DanceWear Corner: www.dancewearcorner.com
PRE-SEASON CLASSES August 8-11 | 16-19, 2022 Schedule: • August 9-12 – 5:00-6:30p.m. – Ballet Ages 11+ & Levels 3+ • August 9-12 – 6:30-7:30p.m. – Pointe and Men’s Class – Ages 11+ & Levels 3+ • August 9-12 5:00 - 6:30p.m. – Ballet Ages 8+ & Levels 1 & 2 • August 16-19 – 5:00 - 6:30p.m. – Ballet Ages 11+ & Levels 3+ • August 16-19 – 6:30 - 7:30p.m. – Pointe and Men’s Class – Ages 11+ & Levels 3+ • August 16-19 – 5:00 - 6:30p.m. – Ballet Ages 8+ & Levels 1 & 2 Dress Code: • Solid Color Leotard or OBS Uniform, Pink tights, Pink split sole ballet shoes Or • Flesh toned tights with matching ballet shoes, Pointe shoes as needed. • Men’s attire: Black tights, White Shirt and white socks with white ballet shoes. • Purchase at Dancewear Corner: www.dancewearcorner.com PRICING • Ballet Class Only Option: • Ballet / Pointe Class Option: For Non-OBS students ages 8+ OBS students level 3+ during the not yet on pointe or OBS students 20-21 school year or non-OBS in level’s 1&2 during the 20-21 students ages 11+ on pointe are school year eligible • $20 Single Day Ballet Only • $30 Single Day Ballet/Pointe option Option • $75 Ballet Class only weekly option • $100 Weekly Tuition • $125 All 8 Pre-Season class • $175 All 8 Pre-Season Class option option
WELCOM BACK WEEK August 15-18, 2022 Young Dancer August 16 – Free Trial Classes • 4:30 - 5:15p.m.: Ages 3 & 4 • 5:30 - 6:15p.m.: Ages 5 & 6 August 17 – Placement Classes - New & Returning Studets • 6:30 - 7:30p.m.: Academy Prep Audition (Levels 2A & 2B) Pre-Professional & Academy August 16 – Academy Auditions • 5:00 - 6:00p.m.: Ages 13+ & OBS Level 4+ August 17 – Placement Classes - New & Returning Studets • 5:00 - 6:30p.m.: New Studens ages 11+ • 6:03 - 7:30p.m.: Academy Prep Audition (Levels 3A & 3B)
SCHOLARSHIP | FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION Orlando Ballet School offers scholarships and financial aid to families based on merit and need to students in levels 2B and above. All families offered scholarship are required submit a financial information application and scholarship packet, which includes a headshot and a 250-word bio. The fee for the application is $35.00. All scholarship information is due on August 8, 2022. OBS offers scholarships for eligible students. Potential candidates must be an Orlando Ballet School student for at least one full consistent school year to be considered. They must be placed in Level 2B (in the current school year) and up. Family financial information is required to be submitted, including candidates for the STEPS and BRIDGE program. Scholarships are offered at the sole discretion of artistic directors and senior artistic staff along with the evaluation of financial information. The following documentation is required for all scholarship applicants, due no later than August 10th, 2021: • Headshot of Dancer (not professional, no selfies) • 250-word Essay/Bio. Written in the student’s own words (parents may assist). Includes hometown, past dance experience, aspiration as a future dancer, how the scholarship will benefit your dancer and what participation in our programs has meant to your student. • A required financial application submitted through FACTS. Application is submitted online HERE ($35 fee). • Incomplete applications will not be accepted or eligible for scholarship.
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