Center for Dance Education Scholarship Program

A limited number of scholarships are available and are awarded on the basis of financial need and class performance.


Community Youth Scholarship Program

The Center for Dance Education Youth Scholarship Program makes the school and that art of ballet accessible to students and families throughout the Spartanburg Community. The scholarship focuses on students ages 5-8, a pivotal stage to begin ballet training. The annual program works to expose children to dance at an early age and provide a full scholarship to students with talent and drive.


When is the audition?
Spring or Summer 2018. Watch our page for details!

Who can audition? 
Children 5-8. No previous dance experience is necessary. 

Students should have:

  • Talent for training in ballet and other dance styles

  • Ability to get to and from classes

  • Desire, commitment, and discipline to study dance

Dancers must be eligible for Federal Free/Reduced Lunch Program. Parents may be required to provide 2017 tax return to show proof of income eligibility.

Where will the audition be held?
Ballet Spartanburg Center for Dance Education Studios
200 East Saint John Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306

What should my child wear to audition?
Ballet Clothing is preferred
Girls: leotard, tights and ballet slippers
Boys: T shirt, black shorts, ballet slippers
If you do not have ballet clothing, it’s OK! Please wear leggings, shorts, socks and T shirt.


March 23rd & 24th | 8pm | Chapman Cultural Center

More Information

Ballet Spartanburg


Dimes to dollars to dance. Every dime and every dollar matters. With outreach programs, professional performances and new dance audiences increasing each year, we are appreciative of your loyal support. With generous gifts from corporations, individuals and families, we will continue to explore and expand ways to reach new audiences. We are your ballet Company and organization. We are Ballet Spartanburg.

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