Students are selected for our pre-professional conservatory programs for their potential and mental readiness to begin a rigorous training program by special invitation or audition only.
The Ballet Conservatory at Skyra is a world-class training and performance program for talented and driven students aimed at preparing dancers for a professional career in classical ballet or contemporary dance with a strong classical ballet foundation. Dancers in the program train six to eight hours per day, six days per week, with breaks for academics. In addition to classical Vaganova ballet technique, dancers also study pointe, variations, contemporary, modern, jazz, lyrical, emotions, strength/conditioning and more. This is an advanced level training program.
The Commercial Dance Conservatory at Skyra is for serious-minded dancers training to be professional dancers in various type of companies, concert dancers, national tours, on Broadway, film/tv and more. Students will study ballet, musical theater, hip hop, emotion, tap, jazz, contemporary, music theory, voice, performance technique, auditioning technique and acting. The commercial industry is highly competitive and it is our goal to give our students the education they need in order to become a triple threat! In addition to classes in technique and choreography, students will also have film and stage performance opportunities.
We encourage all prospective students to audition in-person. To schedule your audition, please e-mail email@example.com to request a personal placement appointment.
If you are unable to attend an in-person audition, you are welcome to apply via video audition and online application. A $25 fee applies.
Videos should be no longer than 10 minutes long and include one of the following:
1. Ballet Work that includes:
– barre work taken from the front and side (plies, tendu, rond de jambe, developpe)
-center work (adagio, petite and grand allegro, with grand allegro including pirouettes)
-pointe work (two combinations of your choice)
2. Solo Performance
-the dancer’s body must be clearly visible
A link to your audition video may be submitted as part of your online application or sent separately by email, along with a resume and headshot, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the following subject: “(Your Name) for (Program you are applying for)”.
To be certain your submission was received, please follow up by email to email@example.com one week after sending to request status.
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