Kaatsbaan Cultural Park Announces Auditions for Kaatsbaan Ballet Intensive 2021
Due to the coronavirus, please call to ensure this event is still happening before you leave home.
Kaatsbaan Cultural Park announces auditions for the Kaatsbaan Ballet Intensive 2021 beginning December 3, 2020 - January 10, 2021 via Zoom. Video auditions will also be accepted during this time. Kaatsbaan is looking forward to seeing all of you! Pre-registration is required. One photo in first arabesque and a headshot are required along with a $41.40 audition fee. Students must be between 13 and 18 years old, and ladies must have at least two years of pointe work experience. To register, visit https://kaatsbaan.org/kaatsbaan-ballet-intensive.
Following a successful and safe in-person nine-week summer festival and in consultation with a medical advisor, Kaatsbaan Ballet Intensive is now looking forward to welcoming our wonderful students back this summer, as we move forward with the intention of offering an exclusive on-site day program with classes taking place on a beautiful outdoor studio located in the magnificent Hudson Valley in Upstate New York. Access to outdoor studio space this summer allows Kaatsbaan Ballet Intensive to provide safety measures that go above and beyond recommendations made by New York State. This unique program will be for a select group of motivated young dancers who will benefit from small-scale classes. Faculty will include Kaatsbaan's Artistic Director, Stella Abrera, Kaatsbaan's Principal Ballet Teacher, Martine van Hamel (former prima ballerina with American Ballet Theatre), Kaatsbaan Advisory Board member & Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, Christine Shevchenko, and more. To help keep everyone safe, we have decided to make the audition process for Kaatsbaan Ballet Intensive 2021 entirely virtual. We will be offering live audition classes via Zoom in December and January, with classes capped at 20 students per class, this will ensure that each student is seen fully by faculty. Video auditions will also be accepted during this time. Livestreamed, pre-recorded, and private digital options will also be available, details forthcoming!
*Please note while we currently expect this program to go ahead in person, it is subject to change based on the prevailing New York State Covid-19 guidance. For more information, visit https://kaatsbaan.org/kaatsbaan-ballet-intensive.
About Kaatsbaan Cultural Park The mission of Kaatsbaan Cultural Park is to provide an extraordinary environment for cultural innovation and excellence. As both an incubator for creativity and presenter for world-class artists in dance, theater, music, film, poetry and visual art, Kaatsbaan provides artists with state-of-the-art dance studios, accommodations, an indoor theater, and an outdoor stage. Sitting on 153 Hudson River-adjacent acres, Kaatsbaan is free of urban facilities' space and time constraints, allowing for exciting levels of artistic exploration, creative action, and achievement - just two hours north of New York City. Kaatsbaan Cultural Park is committed to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the arts as we aim to present, promote, and embrace programming that accurately reflects our society. We encourage a broadly diverse group of individuals to participate in our programs and join our Board and Staff, and insist on being inclusive of all peoples regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, socio-economic background, physical or mental ability.
About Kaatsbaan Ballet Intensive Kaatsbaan Ballet Intensive is a unique training program designed for dancers to develop exceptional technical skills, artistic refinement and a sophisticated approach to repertoire, with the ultimate goal of preparing attendees for a career in the arts.
Venue: Kaatsbaan Cultural Park
Kaatsbaan, 120 Broadway, Tivoli, NY 12583
What do you think?
Studio BFPL: Holiday Edition at Brookfield Place
Get in the holiday spirit with Studio BFPL: Holiday Edition every Thursday – Sunday from December 3 – 20! Experience intimate, one-of-a-kind, live musical performances that are socially distant, withi...
Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble presents a FREE Rooms Symposium Celebrating 65 years of Sokolow's ROOMS at Online
Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble will present a symposium on Anna Sokolow's Rooms on December 5, 2020. This FREE event will be moderated by Dance Enthusiast Founder and Editor in Chief Christine Jowers,...
Dance Rising: NYC A Second Hyper-Local Dance Out at NYC
- Dec 05 Thu
Dance Rising: NYC presents a second hyper-local dance out across all five boroughs on December 3 and 5, 2020 from 3-3:30pm. NYC professional dancers will take to the parks, streets, and rooftops to da...