Pre-Professional Division

Auditioning & Program Eligibility

Students may audition in January and February 2014 either by video or in person at a summer intensive audition. Students are evaluated on the following criteria to determine eligibility for this intense level of training:

  • Natural physical attributes such as flexibility, coordination, body proportion, arch of the foot, line of the leg, muscle strength, stamina, jump, turn-out
  • Musicality
  • Focus, level of discipline, ability to learn quickly
  • Commitment level which includes desire, drive, passion for the art form, attendance record

The audition tour for the 2013-2014 school year has concluded. The NCDT National Audition Tour 2014 locations will be announced in fall 2013. Those who are interested in the year-round program are encouraged to attend our Summer Intensive. The School of Dance uses the Summer Intensive as a time to evaluate dancers for acceptance into our year-round training programs at the Conservatory, Trainee and Apprentice levels. Dancers who wish to be considered for these programs are advised to attend our Summer Intensive.