AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

  • $30 audition fee, pre-register ($40 register on sites)
  • Mandatory audition photos - students must provide Three 4 x 6 in. photos (digital photos only accepted for online registrations) 

Poses:

  1. Headshot
  2. Second position échappé
  3. First arabesque 

NO AUDITION REQUIRED FOR THE FOLLOWING: 

  • Pre-Ballet I
  • Pre-Ballet II (6 years of age)       
  • Ballet: Level 1       
  • Creative Movement
  • Gymnastics
  • Hip Hop - Pre
  • Hip Hop - Junior
  • Hip Hop - Teen
  • Lyrical/Jazz

FIRST POSITION:
THE AUDITION PROCESS

New ballet students ages eight and up must audition with The Rock School and be placed in an appropriate level by Rock School Directors prior to enrollment.  Students can either choose to schedule an in class audition, audition with us through our audition tour or if neither of the former options are possible submit a video audition.  Please click on one of the buttons to choose one of the audition options. Please email audition@therockschool.org for additional questions or concerns. 

AUDITION DATES
All Auditions are (approximately) 
2-Hour Master Classes taught by the Rock School Faculty. 

*If you are attending one of The Rock School 2017 Summer Auditions you will be able to indicate  your interest in the "School Year" on the audition forms.
FOR MORE INFO EMAIL AUDITION@THEROCKSCHOOL.ORG


INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

All Summer Ballet Intensive students are required to audition for appropriate level placement before enrolling for an intensive session.  International students should adhere with the standard registration/audition process and policies. After acceptance and appropriate level placement by then Rock School, international students are required to fill out an application for an International Student Form and verify their financial status.  Click on the button below to fill out an International Student Form.

SECOND POSITION:
REGISTRATION

All students are required to register for each new school year. Student may register through their online accounts or by submitting paper registration. The 2016 -2017 registration packet must submitted by all scholarship students. Please fill out this Medical Packet, located in Paper Registration Packet, by June 1st, 2017

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The first 100 students to enroll in the 5 or 6 week Summer Ballet Intensive will be entered to win a lunch and personal Q&A with guest teachers Beckanne Sisk, Chase O'Connell, and Rock School Directors, Bo and Stephanie Spassoff. 15 dancers will win!


THIRD POSITION:
TUITION AND SESSIONS

All tuition paid to The Rock School is non-refundable and non-transferrable.
Tuition prices are subject to change.

SUMMER SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Students awarded a scholarship for the 2017 Summer Ballet Intensive are required to attend the 5 weeks session from June 26 - August 4. 

  • Scholarship amounts vary and are based on talent and ability. The Rock School only awards merit-based scholarships for the summer ballet intensive. Scholarships are limited.

  • While all students are evaluated for scholarship at the time of their audition, scholarship is traditionally awarded to students who have been placed in the upper levels (4, 5, 6).

  • The Rock School does not offer financial aid for the summer ballet intensive.

  • Scholarships may only be awarded by the School Directors. Rock School Ballet Masters may recommend students for scholarship, but final confirmation of scholarships must be finalized by the School Directors. 

  • Students being recommended for scholarship will be notified with their level placement at the audition site. If a student has been recommended for a scholarship, he/she will be notified by The Rock School.  Please allow 7 - 14 business days from the date of the audition to receive notification of scholarship offer. If a student does not receive confirmation of scholarship within this time frame, he/she is not eligible for scholarship for the 2017 Summer Ballet Intensive.


FOURTH POSITION:
summer rock residence

The Rock School offers Room & Board (including meals) at both Cabrini College and the Marine Club condominiums. Cabrini College residence houses both Ballet Intensive and Jazz Intensive students. Students residing at Cabrini are supervised by parent chaperones and bused door to door from the dorms to The Rock School building where classes take place. 

CABRINI COLLEGE RESIDENCE

Available for all girls in the summer ballet intensive program. A beautiful 112-acre campus in the suburbs of Philadelphia where students may enjoy the window-lined indoor swimming pool, outdoor tennis courts, large gymnasium, bookstore, and student center. Student accomodations are modern, air-conditioned, dormitory-style with community bathrooms, living rooms, and laundry facilities.

Cabrini College
610 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA 19087

MARINE CLUB RESIDENCE

Available for all boys in the summer ballet intensive program. Offering students supervised, safe, apartment-based living accommodations across the street from The Rock School studios.  Apartments include a full kitchen, bathroom, washer, dryer, central heat, and air conditioning.  The School provides each student with a bed, small dresser, desk, chair, and a lamp.

Marine Club
1100 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147


Summer Guest Faculty, Beckanne Sisk

Summer Guest Faculty, Beckanne Sisk

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SUMMER FACULTY

GUEST FACULTY
Karin Averty
Rachel Butler
Jake Casey
Derek Dunn
Ashley Canterna-Hardy
Joaquin De Luz

Michaela DePrince
William Glassman
Isaac Hernandez

Jeanette Kakareka
Maiqui Manosa
Eric Otto
Phillip M. Otto
Matthew Powell

Rachel Richardson
Jennifer Savelli
Christine Schevchenko
Beckanne Sisk
Daniel Ulbricht
Wan Ting Zhao

DIRECTORS
Bojan Spassoff
Stephanie Wolf Spassoff

BALLET MASTERS
Justin Allen
Jody Anderson

Aaron Orza

FACULTY
Justin Allen
Jody Anderson
Laura Banchero
Sun-Mi Cho
Yosbel Delgado
Gina (Angelucci) Grace
Christina Pastras
Kristin Lindsay
Bojan Spassoff
Stephanie Wolf Spassoff
Eva Greiner Szabo
Natalya Lushina Zeiger