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Application Information
Admissions and Enrollment
Participation in the ABT Summer Intensive is by acceptance only. Dancers may audition in person, at one of the sites on our National Audition Tour, or submit a video application. Notification letters will be emailed within 10 days following each audition. Please look over the schedule below so that you can be prepared to make your decision about enrollment. Each audition weekend has a deposit deadline to secure enrollment. Students may only audition once each year.
If you audition on this date: Your deposit must be posted online by the following deposit date, 11:59pm EST:
January 4-5
January 10-12
January 17-20
January 25-26
February 1-2
Video Audition (by January 31)
January 26, 2014
February 2, 2014
February 9, 2014
February 16, 2014
February 23, 2014
March 2, 2014

Your spot in the Summer Intensive program will only be held until the non-refundable tuition deposit deadline date.
To apply by audition:

  1. Attend one of the audition sites (National Audition Tour).
  2. At the audition submit the following:
    • One photograph showing first arabesque in center (on pointe or demi-pointe);
    • One informal headshot (does not need to be professional);
      Photographs will not be returned.
    • The $35.00 audition fee in cash, check, or money order.

Note: Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. To pre-register for an audition, please download, fill out and mail in the pre-registration form along with a check or money order in the amount of $35. The deadline for pre-registration is Friday, December 13, 2013.
To apply by video:

  1. Video auditions must be submitted via the Accept’d portal. Click the button below to access the portal.
  2. An audition fee of $40 will be required to complete your video submission (credit card only).
  3. The Accept’d portal will begin accepting video auditions on Monday, December 16, 2013. The deadline for video submissions is Friday, January 31, 2014.
  4. Video audition results will be emailed by February 21, 2014.
Submit Your Digital Audition

In the event an audition needs to be cancelled in an emergency, please be prepared to send a video audition promptly. Videos that replace a cancelled audition site must be submitted within 10 days after the scheduled date. Please follow the above instructions.