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MANDATORY AUDITION PHOTOS

Students must provide THREE 4 x 6 in. photos (digital acceptable) Photos NO LARGER than 4x6 accepted. 

Poses:
1. Headshot
2. First arabesque
3. Second position échappé
On pointe for students studying pointe

If you are attending one of The Rock School 2017 Summer Auditions please indicate your interest in "School Year" to receive more information on the program.

FIRST position:
the audition process

New ballet students ages 8+ 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. 

VIDEO AUDITIONS

AUDITION INFO:

All students are required to first submit a Video Audition. Video Auditions are accepted on an ongoing basis, as space permits. Notification in regards to acceptance is provided by email within 7-14 business days once video is received. Please fill out the form below to find out more information regarding the Video Audition. 

AUDITION FEE - $40.00

IN-CLASS AUDITIONS

If you would like to have an In-Class Audition you must still submit a Video Audition first. Click on the button below to request an in-class audition request for either The Rock School's 2017 - 18 School Year program and/or the 2018 Summer Ballet Intensive.

Questions about auditions? email audition@therockschool.org


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SECOND POSITION: REGISTRATION

Once you are accepted and placed into a level, you may register for classes. All students are required to register for each new school year. Student may register through their online accounts or by submitting paper registration. The 2017 -2018 registration packet must submitted by all scholarship students. 
*optional form


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SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

All scholarships are given at the discretion and direction of The School Directors. The Rock School awards three types of scholarships:

Merit - The Rock School offers a limited number of full and partial tuition scholarships, primarily to students in the upper levels. These scholarships are based on talent and ability and are awarded only by The School Directors.

Young Boys- The Rock School is proud to support the training of young male dancers. Scholarships are available to male students, ages 3-11 in Creative Movement and ballet classes. The scholarship covers 100% of the tuition for Creative Movement and ballet classes. Other classes (ie. Hip Hop or gymnastics) are not covered by the Young Boys’ Scholarship.

City Dance - The Rock School’s City Dance program enables The Rock School to identify and train talented students, who meet financial based eligibility requirements. Students may be awarded full or partial scholarships by invitation or audition only.

All Rock School students who receive a scholarship award, full or partial, are subject to a Scholarship Fee for the school year. The Scholarship Fee helps subsidize administrative expenses necessary to support The Rock School’s extensive scholarship programs. Scholarship students are not eligible for other School discounts in combination with his/her scholarship(s). Scholarships cover tuition only. Additional fees for performances or competitions are not included in the tuition scholarship award.

All Rock School students who receive a scholarship for the school year must submit paper registration and sign the The Rock School’s Scholarship Acceptance Agreement. Failure to comply with the scholarship terms will result in a verbal warning. Any such verbal warning may be followed by complete revocation of the scholarship award.

Scholarship Terms

Scholarship recipients must attend all regularly scheduled dance classes to which he/she is assigned and will report all upcoming absences promptly to The Rock School’s main office at (215) 551-7010 ext. 1100 or email frontoffice@therockschool.org

Students are not allowed to train at other schools unless granted permission by The Directors. Any outside training would be for jazz or modern work only.

Dancers must adhere to the student dress code established by The Rock School.

Scholarship recipients are to be polite, respectful, and supportive of fellow students, staff, and faculty.

Scholarship recipients and their families are not to discuss scholarship information with other students and parents.

The Rock School offers two tuition discounts for the school-year program. Discounts may not be combined with other scholarships or discounts. All discounts must be entered manually so paper registration is recommended. The discounts available for the 2016- 2017 school year are as follows:

Pay-in-Full– If a student’s annual tuition (for the entire school year, September through June) is paid in full, the student will receive 5% off the total tuition. This applies to all dance, residence, and academics tuition. Discount cannot be used if student has already been awarded a scholarship.

Sibling– Discount applies to families with at least two children enrolled in any dance program at the same time who do not have another scholarship or discount. A 5% discount will be applied to the tuition of the student with the lower tuition. Contact The Rock School for more information.

INSTALLMENT TUITION:

Installment #1: Due Upon Registration
Tuition + Administrative Fee + Scholarship Fee + Activities Fee (if applicable)
Installment #2: Due OCTOBER 10, 2017
Installment #3: Due NOVEMBER 6, 2017
Installment #4: Due DECEMBER 11, 2017
Installment #5: Due JANUARY 29, 2018
Installment #6: Due FEBRUARY 261, 2018
Installment #7: Due APRIL 2, 2018
Installment #8: Due APRIL 30, 2018

-Adding classes will change the tuition price listed.
-Listed prices do not include the annual administrative fee.
-A late fee of $25 will be applied to the account listed after five business days.

Student must be minimum age as of September 6, 2017. 

THIRD POSITION:
2017-18 TUITIONS & SCHEDULES

LEVEL 2

4 days per week, required
(does not attend Friday class)

Tues - Fri .................... 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Saturdays .................. 9:30am - 11:00am

Per Installment ............... $385

5 days per week, preferred
Per Installment .............. $455

LEVEL 2X

5 days per week, required
Tues - Fri. ....................... 4:30pm - 6:30pm   
Saturdays ....................... 9:30am - 11:00am

Per Installment .............. $445

LEVEL 3

Mon - Fri …………...... 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Saturdays ................ 9:30am - 12:00pm
Saturdays ................ 11:00am - 12:00pm

5 days per week, required
(does not attend Friday class)

Per Installment .............. $470

6 days per week, preferred
Per Installment ............... $540

LEVEL 3X

Mon - Fri …………...... 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Saturdays ................ 9:30am - 12:00pm
Saturdays ................ 11:00am - 12:00pm

6 days per week, required
Per Installment ............... $540

DRESS CODE: 

Students are expected to follow the following dress code in dance classes.

Creative Movement | Pre-Ballet 1 | Pre-Ballet 2 | Pre-Gymnastics

  • White leotard (any style)
  • Pale pink tights
  • Pink ballet slippers.
  • Short skirts are optional
  • Young ladies must wear their hair away from the face and secured in a bun.

Girls in Levels 1 and up

  • Solid black leotards (any style)
  • Pale pink tights
  • Pink ballet slippers
  • Young ladies must wear their hair away from the face and secured in a bun.
  • Saturdays, students may wear any solid color leotard. 

Boys in Creative Movement, Levels 1 and up

  • Plain white t-shirt
  • Black tights
  • White socks
  • White ballet slippers