Registration for the Professional Division is open throughout the year. Auditions & registrations are currently being accepted. The school year runs September thru June.

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 for additional questions or concerns. 

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 2019-20 School Year program and/or the 2019 Summer Ballet Intensive.

Video Auditions

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 to 14 business days once video is received. Please fill out the form below to find out more information regarding the Video Audition. 


Mandatory Audition Photos

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

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

If you are attending one of The Rock School 2019 Summer Auditions please indicate your interest in "School Year" to receive more information on the program.

Questions about auditions?


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

Professional Division LEVELS 3 - 6 Full Time
Annual Tuition ............... $7,000
Per Installment ............... $875


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 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

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 2018- 2019 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.

Classes held weekdays & Saturdays.
Please refer to 2019-2020 daily class schedule
Approximately 18 classes per week.


1st Installment– due at time of registration; classes held September 3-October 5, 2019
2nd Installment– due September 30, 2019; classes held October 7-November 2, 2019
3rd Installment– due October 28, 2019; classes held November 4-November 26, 2019
4th Installment– due November 25, 2019; classes held December 2, 2019-January 18, 2020
5th Installment– due January 13, 2020; classes held January 21-February 22, 2020
6th Installment– due February 18, 2020; classes held February 24-March 21, 2020
7th Installment– due March 16, 2020; classes held March 30-May 2, 2020
8th Installment– due April 27, 2020; classes held May 4-May 30, 2020

A $25 late fee will be applied to all payments received five (5) business days after the listed due date.

 *Adding classes will change the tuition price listed. Listed prices do not include the annual administrative fee.

Student must be minimum age as of September 4, 2019. 


All Rock School students and parents/guardians are required to read and agree to the terms of The School's 2019-2020 Student & Parent Handbook for all Dance Program, the Agreement on page 7 of the Registration Packet must be signed and submitted to The School in order for registration to be complete.

Register for Classes

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 2019-2020 registration packet must submitted by all scholarship students. 

International Students

International students wishing to attend The Rock School should fill out the International Student Form.  All international students are required to register by submitting The Rock School's Professional Division Registration packet + Professional Division Medical Packet + the last page of the 2019-2020 Professional Division Student Handbook.


The Rock School residence is located in the Marine Club Condominiums directly across the street from the Rock School. The Rock School residence occupies one floor in the Marine Club.


Rock Academics provides academic flexibility and dual preparation for our students’ artistic careers and futures in higher education. The Rock Academics Director, Robert Hodges provides daily academic supervision.

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