A limited number of scholarships are available and are awarded on the basis of financial need and class performance. The application deadline for 2018-2019 has passed.
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.