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Whether you're a bunhead or a hip-hopper, our guide has just the audition for you.

Looking for dancers? Please send audition opportunities to lwingenroth@dancemedia.com.

Inlet Dance Theatre's Audition for the 2017-18 Season
June 14-16, 2017 The Idea Center @ PlayhouseSquare,Cleveland, Ohio
For Trainee, Protégé, Apprentice and Company B positionsFor male and female dancers 18 & up
Inlet Dance Theatre will be holding auditions for our upcoming 2017-2018 season. We are looking for professionals and students who are teachable and able to assimilate into our organizational culture and aesthetic. Inlet is a modern dance company with a technical base grounded in Hawkins-based release technique, Pilobolus-based nontraditional partnering, and a collaborative creative process that relies on improvisation skills. Inlet is equally strong in education programming as it is in performing concert and special event work. The company seeks highly skilled dance artists with a desire to educate as well as perform.
Inlet Dance Theatre employs a "get to know you" approach to auditions. We are looking to determine fit with Inlet's culture and aesthetic, as well as create an opportunity for you to see if Inlet's programming and culture is a good fit for you. There is no need to prepare a solo for the audition, as the Company Members will lead you through the various components of the audition.
Optional activities during the audition process include experiencing Inlet's Inflow and Outflow Education programs, as well as observing company rehearsal.
To learn more about Inlet Dance Theatre, please visit us at www.inletdance.org
To register for the audition, download and complete the application form found at tinyurl.com/InletAudition. Send completed application form to info@inletdance.org BEFORE JUNE 10, 2017
Audition Schedule *subject to changeJune 14-16, 2017 Wednesday: Audition Day 19:00am – 3:00 pm: Company Class, Nontraditional Partnering, Improvisation, Inlet Repertory
Thursday: Audition Day 29:00am – 2:00pm: Company Class, Inlet Repertory, Q & A2:00pm-3:00pm (optional)- Join in the last class of the Summer Dance Intensive
Friday: (optional)9:00am – 3:00pm: Join in the Summer Dance Intensive classes and rehearsals, watch the Company perform a mini concert for students
Auditioning students are strongly encouraged to attend Inlet's Summer Dance Intensive '17 in preparation for the 2017-18 season.



The School of Performing Arts

Thursday, May 18

7:30 to 10:00 p.m.

The School of Performing Arts' Naperville Studios

1112 S. Washington St., Naperville

The School of Performing Arts announces auditions for its summer mainstage musical, Urinetown. Open to high school and college students, auditions will be held7:30 to 10 pm, Thursday, May 18 at The School of Performing Arts' Naperville studios, 1112 S. Washington St., Naperville. To schedule an audition, visitwww.schoolofperformingarts.com/summer-theatre. Performers unavailable to audition in-person may submit an audition form and video by May 17 tocbramlett@schoolofperformingarts.com. For additional information, including audition requirements, visit www.schoolofperformingarts.com/summer-theatre or call The School of Performing Arts at (630) 717-6622.



Paul Taylor is seeking a male dancer to join the Paul Taylor Dance Company. The successful candidate will join the world class company, performing original choreography by Paul Taylor, masterworks from Mr. Taylor's vast repertory, masterworks by other legendary choreographers, and be created on by some of today's most exciting new choreographers. Paul Taylor Dance Company tours throughout the world and has an annual season in the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. The job entails year-round employment with competitive compensation including health insurance and a 401k match.
Auditions will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017 starting at 8:00AM with callbacks that afternoon. Final callbacks will be held the morning of Sunday, June 18, 2017. You must be available for both dates, no exceptions will be made. All auditions will be held at the Paul Taylor Studios - 551 Grand Street, Top Floor, New York, NY 10002.
Audition is for immediate employment.
To register for an audition time please visit www.ptamd.org/2017audition


Ballet Quad Cities, located in Rock Island IL, seeks male and female dancers with strong ballet technique and contemporary ability for a 28-week contact for the 2017/18 season. Now celebrating its 20th season, BQC offers dynamic, innovative new choreographic works, traditional theatrical classics, site-specific performances, live music, touring and extensive community outreach programs. To be considered for an audition, please send resume, headshot and full body shot with an online link to recent classical and contemporary works to Artistic Director Courtney Lyon clyonballetqc@mediacombb.net


PDX Contemporary Ballet is seeking male and female dancers for their 2017-2018 season.

Both in person and online/video submissions are being accepted.

Dancers must have strong ballet and contemporary technique. Pointe work is required for females.

All out of state dancers please email info@pdxcb.com BEFORE completing registration!

In Person Audition

June 17, 2017

Center for Movements Arts

1734 SE 12th Avenue

Portland, Oregon 97214

Check in from 3:00-3:30 pm

Class and Rep 3:30-6:30 pm (ladies please bring your pointe shoes)

Dancers must be 18 years and older

Please submit a resume, headshot, and one or two photos of your choice to info@pdxcb.com prior to the audition

$15 dollar registration fee online or $20 dollar registration at the door

IN PERSON REGISTRATION

Online/Video Submissions

If you cannot attend the audition but are still interested in the company, you may submit an online audition.

Please email a resume, headshot, one or two photos and a video (no longer than 10 minutes) to info@pdxcb.com and submit payment below.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Deadline for video submissions is June 17th, 2017


The Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington, DC is now accepting audition applications for the KAB Junior Company, beginning in September of 2017.

The KAB Junior Company is designed to prepare dancers who have received a high school diploma for a professional career in dance. However, members of the Junior Company are trained specifically to meet the requirements of a professional company. KAB Junior Company life includes daily ballet classes and rehearsals.

The Junior Company is invited to perform at various local venues, to participate in Educational Outreach performances throughout the community, and to perform in international performances. Company members may also be selected to perform with the Universal Ballet Company in Korea.

Throughout the two-year program, the company will provide dancers with the skills necessary to succeed in the highly competitive field of dance. Dancers learn how to prepare for auditions, network, write, and communicate effectively. As a rule, the Junior Company is open to enrollment for newly graduated students or older students up to the age of 21.

KAB Junior Ballet Company Information:

Video audition

Audition for KAB Junior Company are by video only

Video audition should include 2 variations of your choice from either performance or rehearsal

Audition Fee $45 (A paypal link will be sent after video is received.)

Email audition video to ben@kabdc.org

Please include Name and Age of Dancer and contact phone number.

Tuition per year: $6,600

COMMERCIAL DANCE COMPANY AUDITIONS

"Dance Spectacular Productions" is currently accepting video submissions for 2017 local performances & national tours. DSP is a commercial dance company that performs worldwide for Corporate Events, State Fairs, Military Bases, Resorts, Casinos & Special Events. This is a family-oriented variety song & dance show with technically trained dancers & singers performing all genres of music including Country, 50's, 80's Rock, Motown, Broadway, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Patriotic & Current Hits.

Tired of auditioning? Audition once for us and we will provide on-going work throughout the year. Most company members have a flexible part-time job. Full-time and part-time positions available.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Female

• Proficient in Jazz

• Excellent stage presence/personality

• No Visible Tattoos/piercings

• Talent must live close to Carol Stream, IL. You will be commuting to Carol Stream

for rehearsals.

• Must be a Team Player

VIDEO SUBMISSION:

• Applicants should demonstrate: clean double/triple pirouette, calypso, splitz

(right, left, center), kicks, leaps and a simple jazz routine.

• Headshots/Bodyshots (photos must be recent).

• In your video, tell us something fun about yourself & why you would like to become a DSP company member.

• Resume

• Audition materials should be submitted to HBDancers@comcast.net.

For more information on "DANCE Spectacular Productions" please visit

www.DanceSpectacularProductions.com or call us at (630)863-2623.


Cirque du Soleil is seeking professional dancers for its current shows and upcoming creations.

The Casting team will be hosting open auditions in Phoenix (Arizona, USA) on Friday May 5, 2017, for the following disciplines:

CONTEMPORARY – BALLET – JAZZ – HIP HOP – POPPING – BBOYING – JOOKIN – WAACKING – DANCERS WITH ACROBATIC ABILITIES

All candidates must arrive at 8:00 a.m. to register (candidates who arrive after 9 a.m. will not be admitted). Auditions will begin at 9 a.m. and end around 6:00 p.m. We recommend you bring your own drinks and snacks to the auditions.

Callback sessions: Saturday May 6, 2017.

The auditions will take place at:

Phoenix Convention Center
100 N 3rd Street, Room 128 AB
Phoenix, Arizona 850004
USA

Qualifications:

Candidates must be at least 18 years old at the time of the auditions.

Important information to attend the auditions:

In addition to learning a series of challenging combinations, dancers should be prepared to perform their own two-minute piece;

Click here to download the Audition Registration Form. We ask you to complete the top part, carefully read the second and third parts and sign it. It is essential that you bring a printed and signed copy to the auditions;

Please bring music, a photo and résumé;

Appropriate dance attire required;

Women, please bring heels (you should be ready to perform some combinations in heels);

Please do not wear shoes with dark soles, as these may damage the floors.

Please note that:

Cirque du Soleil will not pay for any expenses incurred by candidates attending the auditions;

These are general auditions for all roles in our current shows and upcoming creations. Candidates who successfully pass the auditions will become part of our database of potential artists for future casting calls—we do not offer contracts at the auditions.

Since these are open auditions, DO NOT APPLY ONLINE. If you cannot attend the auditions, please click here to view our job openings and send a complete application that will be evaluated by one of our talent scouts.

Questions? Please email us at: auditions.lasvegas@cirquedusoleil.com.

We can't wait to discover your talent! Thank you for your interest in Cirque du Soleil.

Martha Graham Dance Company will hold Auditions, May 6-7, 2017.

For more information about the Pre-Audition Workshop, please click here.

The Martha Graham Dance Company is seeking strong dancers with a broad range of current performance techniques, ballet as well as the Graham Technique. The Company guarantees 30 weeks of work per year to its core group of dancers. Dancers of the Graham Company are members of the American Guild of Musical Artists AFL-CIO. You must register to guarantee a place at the audition.

NOTE: Dancers must be performance-ready and available immediately for international travel with no passport or visa restrictions to perform in the US or abroad.

Registration Fee: $25 (non-refundable)

Registration fee is not required for current members of AGMA

Registration fee is not required for participants in the Pre-Audition Workshop

Pre-Register by by 11:59pm on May 5 to guarantee a space at the audition. Admission at the door will be limited to space availability.

REGISTER ONLINE!

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

WOMEN: Hiring women at AGMA apprentice level or level appropriate to experience.

Must be experienced in a range of current dance techniques, ballet as well as have some experience in the Martha Graham Technique.

Must be available for rehearsals beginning July 1, 2017 and for international travel with no passport or visa restrictions.

Dancers should arrive warmed-up, hair tied back completely, in dancewear without baggy warm-up clothes. Light make-up is recommended.

MEN: Hiring men at AGMA apprentice level or level appropriate to experience.

Height: 5'11"or taller.

Must be experienced in a range of current dance techniques, ballet as well as have some experience in the Martha Graham Technique.

Must be available for rehearsals beginning July 1, 2017 and for international travel with no passport or visa restrictions.

All dancers should be warmed-up, with long hair tied back and in dancewear without baggy warm-up clothes.


AGMA MEMBERS: TO REGISTER, PLEASE EMAIL TADEJ BRDNIK AT TBRDNIK@MARTHAGRAHAM.ORG.

For additional information contact Tadej Brdnik: tbrdnik@marthagraham.org, with subject 2017 AUDITION


Mystic Ballet and Mystic Ballet 2 2017-2018 Seasons

Visit http://mysticballet.org/about-mb/audition/ for audition requirements and info about Mystic Ballet located in Mystic, Connecticut
MYSTIC BALLET
Mystic Ballet is seeking versatile male and female dancers trained classically but with extensive contemporary dance experience for the 2017-18 season.
Contracts are up to 46 weeks starting mid-July of 2017, with a full and diverse performance (30+ performances) season including touring. The season is based on existing MB repertoire and the creation of new works. Competitive salary based on experience and merit, includes benefits.

Mystic Ballet pushes the envelope of contemporary dance by injecting its performances with its distinct TIC style, fusing it's unique contemporary repertoire with conceptual artistry, extreme expression, and state of the art special effects.

MYSTIC BALLET2
Mystic Ballet2 is for dancers with a solid classical training background, yet a defined interest and direction toward individualism and open minded artistic expression.
Mystic Ballet2 is an apprenticeship – training program, and is MB company's breeding ground. It is suited only for dancers who are ready to leave a student mentality, and use their previous structural classical training just as tool in their further development. It is for dancers who are willing to explore an unframed creative process and challenge themselves to grow into unique artists. Dancers are working on mastering MB's unique TIC technique, developing quality and depth of movement and applying the same to feed their artistic expression through MB distinctive style and choreography. Only merit and work based scholarships are available. For selected MB2 dancers per diem and/or performance stipends are available.
The season is 46 weeks starting mid-July of 2017. The production seasons are repertory based, as well as the creation of new works with opportunities for national and international touring with Mystic Ballet company.

USA – NEW YORK

April 1, 2017

Steps on Broadway

2121 Broadway at 74th St. NY 10023

Directions

Audition 5:30-8:30pm

ENGLAND – LEEDS

April 7, 2017

Northern School of Contemporary Dance

98 Chapeltown Road, Leeds, LS7 4BH

Directions

Audition 13:45- 16:45 (1:45-4:45pm)

ENGLAND – LONDON

April 8, 2017

The Place

16 Flaxman Terrace, London WC1H 9AT

Directions

Audition 16:00-19:00 (4:00-7:00pm)

FRANCE – PARIS

April 9, 2017

ÉLÉPHANTPANAME Centre d'art et de Danse

10, rue Volney, 75002 PARIS

Directions

Audition 16:00-19:00

SPAIN – BARCELONA

April 15, 2017

BDC- Barcelona Dance Center

1.Maria Barrientos 18-20, 08028, Barcelona

Directions

Audition: 11:00 – 14:00 (11:00am – 2:00pm)

ITALY- MILANO

April 18, 2017

Area Dance

Via G.B. Cassinis 33 – Milano MM3 Porto di Mare

Directions

Audition: 17:30-20:30 (5:30-8:30pm)

ITALY – FLORENCE

April 21, 2017

Centro Opus Ballet

Via Ugo Foscolo, 6, 50124 Firenze, Italy

Directions

Audition: 19:30-22:30 (7:30 – 10:30pm)

ITALY – ROME

April 22, 2017

Molinari Art Center

Via Antonino Lo Surdo, 51

Directions

Audition: 16:00-19:00 (4pm – 7:00pm)

Toronto – CANADA

April 29, 2017

509 Dance – Canadian Contemporary Dance Theater

509 Parliament Street
Toronto, Ontario M4X 1P3
Directions

Audition 4:00-7:00pm


DIAVOLO | Architecture In Motion® seeks male and female dancers to join the touring ensemble to perform, choreograph, collaborate, and teach.

Dancers must have a strong background in modern dance, partnering, improvisation, gymnastics and acrobatics. Major commitment in Los Angeles with travels all over the world. Experience in acting, extreme sports, gymnastics, and other movement styles a plus.

2017 Audition Dates

March 11 | Dallas, TX

Booker T. Washington High School, 10a-2p

March 25 | Oakland, CA

Project Bandaloop, 10a-2p

April 15 | Philadelphia, PA

University of the Arts, 10a-2p

April 29 | Los Angeles, CA

DIAVOLO studio, 10a-6p

Please bring performance resume, teaching resume/credits and head shot to check in. Long pants and long sleeves highly suggested. Knee pads and athletic shoes required.

RSVP REQUIRED to auditions@diavolo.org

www.diavolo.org | @Diavolo_LA

DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion® uses dance to explore the relationship between the human body and its architectural environment. Creative Director Jacques Heim steers DIAVOLO's diverse team of dancers, designers, choreographers and engineers to create visceral and awe-inspiring works that reveal how we are affected emotionally, physically and socially by the spaces we inhabit. Meticulously designed bespoke architectural structures serve as the central inspiration for each work, activated by the stylistically varied and intensely physical choreography which has become the hallmark of this truly original company throughout its rich 25 year history.

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The start of fall signals a fresh competition and convention season. Before you polish your solo and prep yourself for inspiring master classes, use our guide to plan the year ahead. We've rounded up details on more than 100 competitions and conventions.

24 Seven Dance Convention

Director: Danny Wallace

818.432.6085

info@24sevendance.com

24sevendance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Sidekick (5–7), Mini (8–10), Junior (11–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–18), Open (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 30–July 7, Las Vegas, NV; July 9–16, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, teacher only

Popular Instructors: Sonya Tayeh, tWitch, Brooke Pierotti, Francisco Gella, Lauren Adams, Kayla Kalbfleisch

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age, ability

Access Broadway

Director: Ron DeVito

516.594.6050

accessbway@aol.com

accessbroadway.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Beginner-Intermediate & Advanced: Solo (6 & under, 7–8, 9–10, 11–12, 13–14, 15–16, 17–19, 20+), Duet/Trio, Group, Production (8 & under, 9–12, 13–15, 16–19, 20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 11–16, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: acting, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, vocal

Popular Instructors: Ron DeVito, James Patric Moran, Tezz Yancey, Ashley Amber, Bobby Clark, Missy & Andrew Hubbard

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Act 1 Talent

Director: Katie Rustowicz

909.360.3455

info@act1talent.com

act1talent.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–18), Adult (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, character, conditioning, contemporary, funk, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, Pilates, tap, teacher only, technique

Popular Instructors: Ashley Barnett, Michelle Elkin, Melissa Miles, Joelle Martinec, Eddie Garcia, Huggy Ford

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Adrenaline Dance

Director: Jeremy Keeton

866.695.4144

info@adrenalinedance.com

adrenalinedance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Sparks (5–7), Mini (8–10), Junior (11–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16+), Teacher

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 29–July 5, Las Vegas, NV; July 10–16, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, teacher only, technique

Popular Instructors: Chris Jacobsen, Caroline Lewis-Jones, Nick Dinicolangelo, Nick Bass, Marcea Lane, Paula Morgan

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

All American Talent

Director: Susan Yushko

772.468.1998

info@allamericantalent.com

allamericantalent.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Petite (5–6, 7–8), Junior (9–10, 11–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: NJ, PA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, tap, technique

Popular Instructors: Obediah Wright, Alex Sanchez, Greg Zane, Jason Marquette, Christopher Huggins, Karl Maier

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

American Ballet Competition

Director: Katherine C. Kersten

970.376.2607

idea.abc@gmail.com

americanballetcompetition.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Division I (9–11), Division II (12–15), Division III (16–20)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group

2017 Nationals: Ogden, UT

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

American Dance Awards

203.985.8144

info@americandanceawards.com

americandanceawards.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Novice, Pre-Competitive, Competitive & Pro-Am (6 & under, 7–9, 10–12, 13–15, 16–21, 22+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group

2017 Nationals: July 14–21, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, audition, ballet, character, contemporary, dance team, hip hop, jazz, kickline, lyrical, modern, musical theater, partnering, pointe, tap, technique

Popular Instructors: Jeff Lapes, Scott Fowler, KC Castelano, Travis St. Denny, Noel Bajandas, Channing Cooke

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Artistic Dance Exchange

Director: Juan Borona

516.749.8975

artisticdanceinfo@gmail.com

artisticdanceexchange.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Gold Level (Beginner-Intermediate) & Platinum Level (Intermediate-Advanced): Mini (6–7), Junior (8–11), Teen (12–15), Senior (16–17), Adult (18+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, character, conditioning, contemporary, contemporary fusion, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, tap, technique

Popular Instructors: Alex Wong, Theresa Stone, Tom Richardson, Richard J. Hinds, Hannah Frederick, Derek Mitchell

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Artists Simply Human

Director: Braham Logan Crane

855.ASH.DANCE

info@ashproductions.com

ashdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini Movers (4–6), Artists in Training (7–10), Intermediate & Advanced (11+), Teachers & Studio Representatives (18+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 26–July 2, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, musical theater, parents' class, tap, teacher only

Popular Instructors: Lisette Bustamante, Desmond Richardson, Judy Rice, Gregg Russell, Jason Samuels Smith, Jojo Gomez

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Backstage Performing Arts Competition

Directors: Cathy Vucina & Tara Wojciechowski

866.807.9298

backstagecomp@aol.com

backstageperformingartscompetition.com

COMPETITION

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 11, Manalapan, NJ

Classes Offered

Scholarships Available

Believe Dance Competitions Inc.

Director: Tracey Hoffeldt

647.287.6150

admin@believedance.ca

believedance.ca

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Novice, Part-Time & Competitive: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Intermediate (12–14), Senior (15+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Independent Entries

Believe Talent Competition

Director: Matt Dillard

844.737.3737

info@believetalent.com

believetalent.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19); Advanced: Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 25–29, Fort Lauderdale, FL; July 3–7, Ocean City, MD

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

BellaMoxi Dance

Director: Ashleigh Keefer

270.227.5511

info@bellamoxi.com

bellamoxi.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (7–9), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–18), Pro (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acting, audition, ballet, ballroom, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, parents' class, partnering, pointe, tap, variation

Popular Instructors: Dusty Button, Chase Benz, Kaelyn Gray, Justin Conte, Matthew Prescott, Brandon Dumlao

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Beyond The Stars

Directors: Ginny Faubell & Nikki Faubell

609.259.8760

info@beyondthestarscompetition.com

beyondthestarscompetition.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational, Intermediate & Competitive: Mini (6 & under), Petite (7–9), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: NJ

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Boogie Fever USA

Directors: Robbie Anderson & Will Shover

877.647.7326

info@dancemachineonline.com

boogiefeverdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational, Intermediate & Advanced: Mini (7–8), Petite (9–10), Junior (11–12), Teen (13–14), Senior (15–18); No Levels: Tiny (4–6), Elite (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 16–18, Rock Hill, SC

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, ballet, clogging, conditioning, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, tap, technique

Popular Instructors: Jocelyn Naylor, Lyndsay Loveland, Jodi Justice, Daniel Browning, Jesse Capps

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

BravO! National Dance and Talent Competition

Director: Brendan C. Buchanan

877.272.8641

info@bravocompetition.com

bravocompetition.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: O!verture (Beginner) & Encore! (Intermediate): Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19); BravO! (Competitive): Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Independent Entries

Candance

Directors: Lisa & Danny Poland, Debbie Noce

905.936.4151

info@candanceeg.com

candancecompetition.ca

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Novice, Pre-Competitive & Competitive: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16+); Pro-Am & Adult (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 1–7, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, audition, ballet, conditioning, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, tap, technique, vocal

Popular Instructors: Tyce Diorio, Melanie Benz, Andrew Turteltaub, Katee Shean, Kelby Brown, Fred Knecht

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Cathy Roe's Ultimate Dance

Director: Cathy Roe

800.800.5437

manager@crudance.com

cathyroe.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (7 & under), Petite (8–9), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19), Adult (20+)

2017 Nationals: June 28, OH

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acting, ballet, character, contemporary, dance improv, hip hop, how to audition, jazz, modeling, modern, musical theater, technique

Popular Instructors: Cathy Roe, Mark Moschello, Kate Peters, Jennifer Ladner

Performance Opps

Class Division: age

Celebration Talent Competition

Directors: Mitchell & Robin Dettwiller

888.610.8882

info@celebrationtalent.com

celebrationtalent.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 26–July 1, Orlando, FL; July 12–16, Wisconsin Dells, WI

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Celebrity Dance Competitions & Conventions

Director: Drew Phillip

877.326.2394, 480.706.8888

celebrity@dancecelebrity.com

dancecelebrity.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (3–4), Pre-Junior (5–6), Junior (7–8), Intermediate (9–10), Pre-Teen (11–12), Teen (13–14), Senior (15–16), Premier (17–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 9–15, Nationals at Sea, cruising from TX; July 16–21, Nationals at Sea, cruising from CA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acting, audition, ballet, character, contemporary, dancing with intention, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, motivational, musical theater, parents' class, tap, teacher only, technique, variation

Popular Instructors: Ade Obayomi, Chelsea Thedinga, Tony Elliott, Cat Cogliandro, Marcus Jones, Sarah Brinson

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Champion Dance

Director: Debbie Nordstrom

800.624.0855

info@championtoursandevents.com

championtoursandevents.com

COMPETITION

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: March 11, San Marcos, TX; March 18, Los Angeles, CA

CNADM: Chicago National Association of Dance Masters

Director: Kathy Velasco

815.397.6282

dance@cnadm.com

cnadm.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (7–9), Junior (10–12), Intermediate (13–14), Senior (15+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group

2017 Nationals: July 23, Oak Brook, IL

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, tap

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Dance Champs

Director: Sandee Keller

816.452.1440

sandee@dancechampsevents.com

dancechampsevents.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–15), Senior (16–18), Adult & Pro-Am (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, production

2017 Nationals: July 12, Kansas City, MO

Classes Offered

Dance Educators of America Inc.

Directors: Fran Peters, Stephen Ball & Pat Shepherd

914.636.3200

info@dancedea.com

dancedea.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Non-Competitive (12 & under, 13+); Competitive: Small Fry (8 & under), Junior (9–10), Pre-Teen (11–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 30, West Palm Beach, FL

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, audition, ballet, blues, cabaret, career prep, conditioning, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, nutrition, Pilates, tap, technique

Popular Instructors: Karla Garcia, Erik Saradpon, Nick Anthony, Alicia Monaco, Dustin Phillip, Juan Sanchez

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Dance Expressions & Pure Performance Scholarship Convention

Director: Cathy Tubolino

215.356.2139

tapkat5678@aol.com

danceexpressionscompetition.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced (5–6, 7–8, 9–10, 11–12, 13–14, 15–16, 17+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: contemporary, hip hop, jazz, musical theater, tap; non-competitive adjudicator critique, scholarship workshops

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Dance Machine ANDC

Directors: Will Shover & Lori Sneed

877.647.7326

info@dancemachineonline.com

dancemachineonline.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational, Intermediate & Advanced: Mini (7–8), Petite (9–10), Junior (11–12), Teen (13–14), Senior (15–18); No Levels: Tiny (4–6), Elite (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 21–25, Rock Hill, SC

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, audition, ballet, clogging, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, teacher only, technique

Popular Instructors: Chris Hale, Chi Lopes, Calen Kurka, April Cook, Daniel Browning, Casey Auten

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Dance Ovations

Director: Anne-Marie Petricone

603.347.1063

danceovations@gmail.com

danceovations.net

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Novice, Recreational, Inspirational, Pre-Competitive, Competitive & Pro-Am (6 & under, 7–9, 10–12, 13–15, 16–19, 20+), Professional (Adult)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, production

2017 Nationals: June 25, Hyannis (Cape Cod), MA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Dance Showcase USA

Director: Glenda Boenig

817.572.6617

glenda@danceshowcaseusa.com

danceshowcaseusa.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Crystal (Recreational): Mini (4 & under); Crystal (Recreational), Diamond & Star (Competitive): Petite (5–6, 7–8), Junior (9–10, 11), Teen (12, 13–14), Senior—solo (15–16, 17–19); Diamond & Star (Competitive): Senior—duo/trio & group (15–16, 17–19); Star (Competitive): Adult (20–29, 30+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Dance Teacher Summit

818.432.8499

info@danceteachersummit.com

danceteachersummit.com

CONVENTION

Classes: anatomy, ballet, body placement, Bollywood, character, classroom management, contemporary, costume panels, floor barre, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musicality, musical theater, pointe, props, stage makeup, strengthening, technique, turns & transitions

Class Division: age, ability

Dance the Magic!

Director: Debi Barr

714.841.3913

dance@dancethemagic.com

dancethemagic.com

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, character, dance team, jazz, lyrical, teacher only

Performance Opps

Class Division: age

Dance Troupe Inc.

Director: Alexis McDonald

276.647.1882

dti@dancetroupechallenge.com

dancetroupechallenge.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Pre-School (3–5), Primary (6–7), Pre-Junior (8–9), Junior (10–11), Intermediate (12–13), Secondary (14–15), Senior (16–18), Graduate (19–20), Adult Dance (21+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 10–15, Savannah, GA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

DanceMakers Inc.

Directors: Bradley Taylor & Felicia Taylor

949.715.5300

info@dancemakersinc.com

dancemakersinc.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Camp Dance (3–6), Junior (7–10), Teen (11–13), Senior (14+), Teacher/Assistant

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 25–30, Myrtle Beach, SC

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, conditioning, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, motivational, musical theater, pointe, tap, teacher only, technique

Popular Instructors: Kathryn McCormick, Dejan Tubic, Keith Clifton, Robert Roldan, Lindsay Nelko

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

DancerPalooza

Director: Gil Stroming

818.432.8489

info@dancerpalooza.com

dancerpalooza.com

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, Bollywood, contemporary, funk, hip hop, improv, jazz, lyrical, men's class, musical theater, tap, technique, yoga

Popular Instructors: Mandy Moore, Travis Wall, Kenny Wormald, Misha Gabriel, tWitch, Mia Michaels

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age, ability

DANZEOFF

Directors: Hinton Battle & Denise Saunders

202.248.5009

hinton@danzeoff.com

danzeoff.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (6–8), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–18), Pre-Professional (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line

2017 Nationals: February 3–5, Washington, DC

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, parents' class, tap, teacher only

Popular Instructors: Hinton Battle, Debbie Allen, Savion Glover, Danielle Polanco, Darrion Gallegos

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

A Day of Dance/Protégé Dance Competition

Directors: LeAnn & Chris Glass

434.239.1111

protegedancecompetition@gmail.com

protegedancecompetition.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational & Competitive: Petite (3–8), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–18), Adult (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, audition, ballet, break dancing, career prep, character, clogging, contemporary, dance team, ethnic, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, parents' class, pointe, pom, tap

Popular Instructors: Derek Mitchell, On the DL, Mitchel Federan, Cartier Williams, Lane Napper

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Diva Dance Competition Inc.

Directors: Kym Yadisernia & Anne Roberts

774.319.9174

info@divacomps.com

divacomps.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational, Competitive & Advanced Competitive: Mini (6 & under), Petite (7–9), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–18), Adult (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, tap, teacher only, technique, vocal

Popular Instructors: Courtney Ortiz, Sarah-Katarina “SKooJ CorE-O," Joey Ortolani, Stephanie Potteiger, Robb Gibbs

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Dreamstar Productions

Director: Thomas F. Goodall

563.579.3678

goodall@csteldridge.com

dreamstarnow.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Competitive: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–15), Senior (16–19)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: Eldridge, IA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Dupree Dance

Director: Kari Anderson

888.498.2998

dupree@dupreedance.com

dupreedance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Phaze 1 (4–7), Phaze 2 (8–11), Phaze 3 (12–14), Phaze 4 (15+), Assistant Teacher (16+), Full-Time Teacher (must be 18+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 10, Destin/Fort Walton Beach, FL

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, Bollywood, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, parents' class, tap, teacher only, technique

Popular Instructors: Patrick Burns, Ellenore Scott, Terrill Mitchell, Kobi Rozenfeld, Addison Holmes, Meghan Way Stinson

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Elite Performance Challenge

Directors: Tony & Nichole Fortunato

508.647.1000

info@eliteperformancechallenge.com

eliteperformancechallenge.com COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational, Advanced & Competitive: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19); Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 24, Danvers, MA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, ballet, baton, break dancing, character, clogging, contemporary, folkloric, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, pointe, pom, props, tap

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Encore DCS/Encore Extreme

Directors: Rhonda Marchant & Susan Barnes

803.785.8566

susan@encoredcs.com

encoredcs.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational & Competitive: Petite (6 & under, 7–8); Recreational, Competitive & Elite: Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–16, 17–18), Senior Plus (19–24, 25–39, 40+); Performing Parents

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 5–10, Charleston, SC; July 20–24, Harrisburg, PA

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, acro-jazz, ballet, character, clogging, contemporary, folkloric, hip hop, jazz, liturgical, lyrical, modeling, modern, musical theater, pointe, pom, tap, vocal

Popular Instructors: Caroline Lewis-Jones, Joe Grandy, Chris Robbins, Erika Hebron, Brandon Girouard, Carly Gallup

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Encore Performing Arts

Director: Caron Moore

817.926.9686

info@encoreperformingarts.com

encoreperformingarts.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Division 1 (Recreational), Division 2 (Intermediate), Division 3 (Advanced): 4–20+

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 19, Dallas, TX

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, teacher only

Popular Instructors: Gregg Russell, Gustavo Vargas, Desiree Robbins, Geo Hubela

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Encore Talent Productions

encore@zoomtown.com

encoretalentproductions.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational & Competitive: Petite (8 & under); Recreational, Competitive & Elite: Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Adult (20+); Competitive & Elite: Senior (16–19); Elite: Pro-Am (21+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 29–July 2, Mason, OH

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, character, clogging, contemporary, ethnic, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, pointe, tap

Energy National Dance Competitions

Director: Gina Urso-Dudash

954.780.7177

office@energyndc.com

energyndc.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational & Competitive: Mini (9 & under), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19); Pro-Am (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 18–23, Sandusky, OH

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

Excel in Motion

Directors: Tony & Nichole Fortunato

508.647.1000

info@excelinmotion.com

excelinmotion.com

CONVENTION

Classes: contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, tap

Popular Instructors: Alex Wong, Ellenore Scott, Aaron Turner, Cyrus Spencer, Lauren Froderman, Ade Chike Torbert

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Fire and Ice National Talent Competition

Directors: Darni Fenerty, Seth Robinson & Jeff Wolfe

504.400.0854

fireandicedance@hotmail.com

fireandicetalent.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Novice, Intermediate & Elite (All Ages)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 11–14, Destin, FL

Scholarships Available

Fluid Dance Conventions, Inc.

Director: Sarah Verville

866.659.5554

fluid@fluiddance.com

fluiddance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (5–8), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–18)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acting, audition, ballet, career prep, character, conditioning, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, motivational, musical theater, Pilates, tap, teacher only, technique, yoga

Popular Instructors: Kristin Sudeikis, Tracie Stanfield, Matthew Shaffer, Todd Flanagan, Victoria Moore, Corina Kinnear

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Fury Dance Competition

Directors: Robyn Ferrell, Anjie Eaton & Michelle Schamel

702-907-FURY(3879)

info@furydance.com

furydance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19); Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: House Springs, MO

Classes Offered

Fusion National Dance Competition

Directors: Paula Dell-Beasley & Jill Reeves

912.230.9687

fusiondancecomp@gmail.com

fusionndc.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 22–25, Daytona Beach, FL

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, technique

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Groove Dance Competition

Directors: Daniel DeFranco, Kim Bressi, Annette Payne, Dani Hulsart, Joey-Lynn Librizzi & Jennifer Swanchara

732.579.0737

information@groovecompetition.com

groovecompetition.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Novice, Intermediate & Competitive: Mini (7 & under), Petite (8–9), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 7–10, Myrtle Beach, SC; July 17–21, Ocean City, MD

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, tap

Popular Instructors: Matt Lopez, Jill Lazzini, KC Castellano, Dylan Pearce, Anthony Raimondi

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Headliners Dance Championships

Director: Shari Tomasiello

973-927–8007

info@headlinerscompetition.com

headlinerscompetition.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Child (9 & under), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–20), Adult (21+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, production

2017 Nationals: July 7, CT

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap

Popular Instructors: Brandon Girouard, Brandon Porter, Steven Vaughn, Lauren Renck, Jean Wenzel

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Hollywood Connection

Directors: Bill Bohl & Kimberly Rhinelander

323.462.4500

info@hcdance.com

hcdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Broadway Babies/Mini (5–6), Superstars/Junior (7–8), Co-Stars/Junior (9–10), Guest Stars/Teen (11–13), Producers/Senior (14+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, production

2017 Nationals: July 3, Anaheim, CA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, career prep, character, contemporary, funk, heels class, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, motivational, musical theater, parents' class, tap, teacher only, technique

Popular Instructors: Jaci Royal, Mitchel Federan, Brooklyn Jai, Lindsley Allen, Bonnie Story, Gigi Torres

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Hollywood Vibe

Directors: Christopher & Anne Smith

818.567.2359

info@hollywoodvibe.com

hollywoodvibe.com

COMPETITION

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 27, Garden Grove, CA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, parents' class, partnering, tap, technique

Popular Instructors: Kevin Maher, Liz Imperio, Kent Boyd, David Moore, Allison Holker, Caitlin Kinney

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Hype Dance Competition

Director: Lorraine Pennell

954.873.2317

info@hypedance.co

hypedance.co

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–21)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 3, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

I LOVE DANCE

Director: Kim McKimmie

503.253.2020

kim@ilovedance.com

ilovedance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Beginning (less than 2 years of study), Elementary (2–4 years of study), Junior (5–7 years of study), Senior (7+ years of study), Forty Plus, Teacher Features

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Imagine National Dance Challenge

240.412.1804

chrystan@imaginedancechallenge.com

imaginedancechallenge.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19); Advanced: Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 24–27, Hershey, PA; July 3–7, Ocean City, MD

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

In10sity Dance

Director: Jacob Flynn

317.695.4830

jflynn@in10sity-dance.com

in10sity-dance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Debut, Premier & Elite: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 28–July 2, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

Inferno Dance

Directors: Laura King, Rachel Petti & Daniel Montera

855.673.2623

info@infernodance.com

infernodance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Spark, Fire & Blaze (4 & under–19)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acting, audition, ballet, contemporary, dance team, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, tap

Popular Instructors: Nico Greetham, Casey Askew, Daniel Montera, Ade Chike Torbert

Performance Opps

Class Division: ability

INSPIRE National Dance Competition

Director: Teresa Peeples

912.506.3967

inspiredancecomp@gmail.com

inspirendc.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational, Competition & Competition Elite: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19); Recreational & Competition: Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 27–July 1, Savannah, GA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Intrigue Dance Intensive

Director: Kevin Aubin

646.215.1279

info@gointrigue.com

gointrigue.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–21)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 3, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, parents' class, tap

Popular Instructors: Emma Portner, Matt Cady, Tom Richardson, Chris “Casper" Lupis, David Mann, Jill Marie

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

JUMP (The Alternative Convention)

Director: Gil Stroming

818.432.4395

info@jumptour.com

jumptour.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: JUMPstart (5–7), Mini (8–10), Junior (11–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–18), Open (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 30–July 7, Las Vegas, NV; July 9–16, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, teacher only

Popular Instructors: Mia Michaels, Mandy Moore, Teddy Forance, Nick Lazzarini, Willdabeast, Doug Caldwell

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age, ability

Just For Kix

Director: Cindy Clough

218.829.7107

dance@justforkix.com

justforkix.com

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, career prep, conditioning, contemporary, dance team, hip hop, jazz, kickline, lyrical, motivational, musical theater, nutrition, Pilates, pointe, pom, tap, technique, yoga

Popular Instructors: Ali Clough, Adina Belanger, Brittney Schubert, Annie Lindberg

Performance Opps

Class Division: ability

Kids Artistic Revue

Director: Noah Lands

714.826.8440

info@dancekar.com

dancekar.com

COMPETITION

2017 Nationals: June 19–25, Panama City, FL; July 1–7, Las Vegas, NV; July 9–15, Ledyard, CT; July 13–17, Biloxi, MS; July 23–27, Myrtle Beach, SC

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

L.A. DanceMagic

Directors: Jackie Sleight, Dave Carter & Katie Rustowicz

818.541.1316

office@ladancemagic.com

ladancemagic.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Junior Prep (5–8), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–15), Senior (16+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 3, Anaheim, CA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: assistant prep class, audition, ballet, career prep, college auditions, conditioning, contemporary, dance company classes, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, motivational, musicality, musical theater, music editing, parents' class, partnering, tap, teacher only, technique

Popular Instructors: Will Thomas, DJ Guthrie, Eddie Moody, Christian Vincent, Albert Cattafi, Ayodele Casel

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Leap! National Dance Competition

Director: Drew Vamosi

402.939.7984

info@leapcompetition.com

leapcompetition.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Skip & Leap: Petite (4 & under, 5–6, 7–8), Junior (9, 10, 11), Teen (12, 13, 14), Senior (15–16, 17–19)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: Ames, IA

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, ballet, character, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, pointe, pom, tap, variety

Manhattan Dance Project

Director: Bill Hotaling

623.376.7578

info@mdpdance.com

mdpdance.com

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, technique

Popular Instructors: Josh Bergasse, Kameron Bink, James Boyd, Todd Flanagan, Bill Hotaling, Todd Shanks

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Marquee Your Name In Lights

Directors: Anita DeVito, Laura Cruz, Donna Gray & Carla Pappalardo

201.960.1495

marqueeyournameinlights@gmail.com

marqueeyournameinlights.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Newbies (5–6), Mini (7–9), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–18)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, parents' class, tap

Popular Instructors: Tyler Maloney, Cassie Nordgren, Erik Samson, Tony Mansker, Samantha Jay, Brandon Girouard

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Masquerade Dance

Director: Melissa May

985.651.0001

masqueradedance@aol.com

masqueradedance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Green, Gold & Purple Levels: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: Fort Walton Beach, FL;

Minneapolis, MN

Classes Offered

Midwest Starz Dance Competitions and Conventions

Director: Brent Sinn

612.483.4884

office@midweststarz.com

mwsdc.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational/New Starz (14 & under); Intermediate/Rising Starz & Competitive/Starz: Mini (5–8), Pre-Teen (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–18), Adult (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 14–18, Wisconsin Dells, WI; June 21–24, Cedar Rapids, IA

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, ballet, character, clogging, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, kickline, lyrical, modern, musical theater, pointe, pom, tap, vocal

Popular Instructors: Sloan-Taylor Rabinor, Matthew Peacock, Dani Vitale, Herman Marcus Payne, Nick Bowman

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Momentum Dance Convention

Director: Haylee Thompson

701.280.0004

momentumdanceconvention@

gmail.com

momentumdanceconvention.com

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, tap

Scholarships Available

Monsters Dance Conventions

Director: Andy Funk

888.566.6787

info@monstersdance.com

monstersdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational & Competitive: Junior (12 & under), Intermediate (13–16), Advanced (17+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group

2017 Nationals: August, Los Angeles, CA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: hip hop, motivational, parents' class, teacher only

Popular Instructors: Tabitha & Napoleon D'umo, Kevin Maher, Luther Brown, Sean Bankhead, Parris Goebel, Laura Edwards

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

N-House productions

Director: Casey Noblett

404.702.9935

nhouseinfo@aol.com

n-houseproductions.com

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, audition, ballet, ballroom, character, conditioning, contemporary, dance team, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, partnering, Pilates, pointe, tap

Popular Instructors: Adam Cates, Casey Noblett, Cassidy Noblett, Karla Garcia, Christie Sirota, Robert Gosnell

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

National Dance Showcase

Directors: Sonia James Pennington & Alana Donato

908.874.0040

nds@nationaldanceshowcase.com

nationaldanceshowcase.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (5 & under), Petite (6–8), Junior (9–10), Pre-Teen (11–12), Teen (13–14), Pre-Senior (15–16), Senior (17–19), Pro-Am

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 18, Atlantic City, NJ

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

National YoungArts Foundation

305.377.1140

apply@youngarts.org

youngarts.org

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Modern/Contemporary, Ballet, Hip Hop, Tap, Folkloric, Jazz, Classical Indian, World & Flamenco/Salsa (15–18)

Group Size Division: solo

2017 Nationals: Miami, FL

CONVENTION

Classes: acting, African, ballet, ballroom, blues, break dancing, clogging, contemporary, ethnic, flamenco, folkloric, funk, hip hop, Irish step, jazz, modern, musical theater, pointe, tap, variation, vocal, yoga

Popular Instructors: Bill T. Jones, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Debbie Allen, Philip Neal, Desmond Richardson, Michelle Dorrance

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

New York City Dance Alliance

Directors: Joe Lanteri & Leah Brandon

866-NYC-5678

info@nycdance.com

nycdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (7–10), Junior (11–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19), Open (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 29–July 7, New York, NY

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz,

lyrical, modern, musical theater, partnering, tap

Popular Instructors: Joe Lanteri, Suzi Taylor, Joey Dowling, Andy Pellick, Scott Jovovich, Chloe Arnold

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

New York Dance Experience

Director: Robert Mulrey

732.600.5278

nydanceexp@aol.com

dancenyde.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational & Competitive: Junior (9–12), Senior (13–25)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, break dancing, conditioning, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, technique

Popular Instructors: Rachelle Rak, Joshua Allen, Jermaine Johnson, Caitlin Wheeler, Lydia Haug, Eddie Bennett

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Nexstar National Talent Competition

Director: Kent Helton

937.376.7777

contactus@nexstarcompetition.com

nexstarcompetition.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19); Advanced: Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 26–July 2, Sandusky, OH; July 6–10, Gatlinburg, TN; July 13–18, Orlando, FL

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

Northern Stars Dance Competition

Directors: Leahanne Kvasni & Chelsea Chamberlain

905.901.2370

info@northernstarsdance.com

northernstarsdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Tyke (4–6), Mini (7–8), Petite (9–10), Junior (11–12), Intermediate (13–14), Teen (15–16), Senior (17–18), Adult (19–29, 30+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Independent Entries

NRG Dance Project Inc.

Director: Rustin Matthew

877-909-4NRG

nrgdanceproject@gmail.com

nrgdanceproject.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Lil Sparks (5–6), Mini (7–8), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 1–5, Washington, D.C.

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, motivational, tap, technique

Popular Instructors: Rustin Matthew, Nick Gonzalez, Mallauri Esquibel, Hailee Payne, Emma Bradley, Amanda Pierce

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

NTG DANCE

Director: Stephani Kammer

818.915.6153

ntgdance@gmail.com

ntgdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Teeny (5–6), Mini (7–9), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: New Orleans, LA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, partnering, tap, teacher only

Popular Instructors: Stephani Kammer, Kelsey Self Williams, Patrick Pugh, Laura Williams, Nikki Loud, Teddy Tedholm

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

NUVO Dance Convention

Director: Ray Leeper

818.432.2894

go@gonuvo.com

gonuvo.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Nubie (5–7), Mini (8–10), Junior (11–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–18), Open (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 30–July 7, Las Vegas, NV; July 9–16, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, teacher only

Popular Instructors: Ray Leeper, Stacey Tookey, Travis Wall, Kenny Wormald, Denise Wall, Anthony Morigerato

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age, ability

Onstage New York

Directors: Joe Lanteri & Leah Brandon

877-NYC-5678

info@onstagenewyork.com

onstagenewyork.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Prep (6 & under), Mini (7–8, 9–10), Junior (11, 12), Teen (13, 14, 15), Senior (16, 17, 18), Open (19–22, 23–29, 30+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 12–16, Hilton Head, SC

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

Ovation Dance Challenge

Director: Daniel Kuhn

888.637.9550

info@ovationdance.com

ovationdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (3–5), Petite (6–8), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–18), Adult (19+), Pro-Am (Teachers & Professionals)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Platinum National Dance Competition

Directors: Ron & Terri Rogers

404.551.4518

ron@danceplatinum.com

danceplatinum.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational & Intermediate: Petite (8 & under); Recreational, Intermediate & Elite: Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19), Adult (20+, Teachers)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 26–July 1, Panama City, FL; July 11–13, Pigeon Forge, TN

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, tap

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Platinum Performing Arts Competition

Directors: Kathy, Marie & Janine

888.757.5284

ppacomp@hotmail.com

ppacomp.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Novice, Intermediate & Advanced (4–19), Adult (20–25), Parent (26+), Pro-Am & Student Choreography (All Ages)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Power Pak

Director: Noelle Packett

240.412.1804

powerpakdance@yahoo.com

powerpakdance.com

CONVENTION

Classes: acting, audition, ballet, character, conditioning, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, motivational, musical theater, nutrition, parents' class, tap, technique

Popular Instructors: Ade Obayomi, Jason Williams, Mark Orsborn, Zach Heller, Sky Hoffman, Marty Kudelka

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

RADIX Dance Convention

Director: Eddie Strachan

818.392.3478

info@radixdance.com

radixdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Rookie (5–7), Mini (8–10), Junior (11–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–18), Open (19+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, modern, musical theater, tap, teacher only

Popular Instructors: Tabitha & Napoleon D'umo, Brian Friedman, Tyce Diorio, Tessandra Chavez, Billy Bell, Talia Favia

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age, ability

Rainbow Dance Competition

Director: Amber Anthony

714.995.5883

info@rainbowdance.com

rainbowdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Starz of Tomorrow, Rising Starz, Elite Starz

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 27–July 2, Panama City, FL; July 10–14, Pigeon Forge, TN

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

Revive Dance Convention

Director: Jeremy Keeton

866.695.4144

info@revivedanceconvention.com

revivedanceconvention.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Sparks (5–7), Mini (8–10), Junior (11–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16+), Teacher

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 29–July 5, Las Vegas, NV; July 10–16, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, contemporary, jazz, tap, teacher only

Popular Instructors: Jenn Freeman, Pam Chu, Matt Luck, Matt Aylward, Kelly Brunk, Erica Marr

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Revolution Talent Competition

Director: Kacy Combs

240.412.1948

info@revolutiontalent.com

revolutiontalent.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19); Advanced: Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 24–29, Long Beach, CA; July 4–8, Chicago, IL; July 25–29, Ocean City, MD

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

Shake the Ground

Director: Lissette Lucas

305.582.7877

info@shaketheground.com

shaketheground.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Petite Shakers (5–8), Primary Shakers (9–11), Junior (12–14), Senior (15–17), Pre-Professional (18+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 30, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, tap

Popular Instructors: Rory Freeman, Nick Baga, Carlos Garland, Eliana Girard, Curtis Pearson, Dexter Carr

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Showstopper

Director: Debbie Roberts

843.357.7469

information@goshowstopper.com

goshowstopper.com

COMPETITION

CONVENTION

ShowTime International

Director: Beverly Skipper Lange

800-PRO-KICK

beverly@showtimeint.com

showtimeint.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mascot (Pre-K), Kindergarten, Elementary (grades 1–3), Intermediate (grades 4–6), Junior (grades 7–9, public schools), Junior All-stars (grades 7–9, private studios), High School (grades 10–12, public schools), High School All-stars (grades 10–12, private studios), Elite (public high school), College

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: March 25, Galveston, TX

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

Spirit of Dance Awards & the SDA Class Experience

Directors: Wanda Cunningham & Kim Ahern

617.943.7600

director@spiritofdanceawards.com

spiritofdanceawards.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (6 & under), Primary (7–9), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–18), Young Adult (19–22), Adult (23+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 20, Abington, MA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, tap

Popular Instructors: Buddy Casimano, Eddie Bennett, Joshua Allen and more

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Spotlight Events

Director: Michelle Kresge

208.939.8015

tonya@spotlightevents.com

spotlightevents.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Novice Gems (3–19), Future Gems (3–19), Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 23–July 1, Lake Geneva, WI; July 10–15, Seaside, OR; July 3–8, Las Vegas, NV

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Stage One Productions

Director: Greg Massay

405.573.7733

director@stageonedance.com

stageonedance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 12, Branson, MO

Star Talent Productions

Director: Jennifer Daniels

336.905.8821

info@startalentproductions.com

startalentproductions.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Excel (Recreational), Extreme (Intermediate) & Elite (Advanced): Mini (4–6), Petite (7–9), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July

Scholarships Available

Starbound National Talent Competition

Director: Sandra Coyte

609.693.0563

sandra@starbound.net

starbound.net

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Intermediate, Competitive & Elite: Junior Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–14), Senior (15+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: Atlantic City, NJ; Chicago, IL; Foxwoods, CT; Lake Tahoe, NV; Orlando, FL; San Antonio, TX

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Starpower Talent Competition

Directors: Gary Pate & Grace Wakefield

301.870.9550

staci@starpowertalent.com

starpowertalent.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19); Advanced: Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 29–July 3, Branson, MO; July 4–8, Orlando, FL; July 6–10, Las Vegas, NV; July 10–14, Uncasville, CT; July 17–21, Myrtle Beach, SC; July 19–23, Ocean City, MD; July 24–28, Atlantic City, NJ

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

StarQuest

Director: Steve Wappel

919.363.2900

concierge@starquestdance.com

starquestdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Nova (Novice), Classic (Intermediate) & Select (Advanced): Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 19–24, Galveston, TX; July 3–8, Poconos, PA, & Sandusky, OH; July 17–22, Virginia Beach, VA

Classes Offered

Step Up 2 Dance

Director: Carol Wallace

781.231.0211

carol@stepup2dance.com

stepup2dance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Novice, Competitive, Advanced & Pro-Am (5–6, 7–8, 9–10, 11–12, 13–14, 15–16, 17–18, 19–24, 25–40, Senior)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 30–July 2, Phoenix, AZ; July 6–10, Manchester, NH; July 25–29, Atlantic City, NJ

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, audition, ballet, ballroom, baton, character, clogging, contemporary, ethnic, folkloric, funk, hip hop, Irish step, jazz, kickline, Lindy, liturgical, lyrical, modeling, modern, musical theater, pageant, pointe, pom, tap, teacher only, vocal

Popular Instructors: Ricky Whitfield, Addison Johnson, David Bovat, Julie Carter, Jose Soto, Taylor Shultz

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

STUDIO LIVE!

Director: Rachael Montunnas

614.898.1000

rmontunnas@americheer.com

studiolivedance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Recreational, Premier & Elite: Mini (3–7), Petite (8–10), Junior (11–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Talent On Parade

Directors: Kimberly & Eric McCluer

316.522.4836

audra@talentonparade.com

talentonparade.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Automatically Competitive (6 & under, 20+); All Levels (7–8, 9–10, 11–12, 13–14, 15–16, 17–19)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: Oklahoma City, OK; Overland Park, KS; Saint Louis, MO

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, career prep, character, conditioning, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, musical theater, parents' class, tap, teacher only, technique, variation

Popular Instructors: Don Mirault, Joey Doucette, Helene Phillips, Shaun Earl, Cheryl Priess Dickey, Casey Johansen

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Throw Down Dance Challenge

Director: Adrienne Kellett

732.861.6482

akdance@optonline.net

throwdowndancechallenge.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (5–7), Petite (8–9), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Sr. Teen (16–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July, Atlantic City, NJ

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acro, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, teacher only, technique

Popular Instructors: Jason Warley, Michael Susten, Karin Rendelman

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Thunderstruck Dance Competition

Director: Tiffany Nagel

702.838.6878

info@thunderstruckdance.com

thunderstruckdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Future Star & Shining Star: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–11); Future Star, Shining Star & Rock Star: Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19), Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 12–16, Las Vegas, NV

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, conditioning, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, tap, technique

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Ticket To Broadway

Director: Karen Shapiro

908.730.0364

info@tickettobroadway.com

tickettobroadway.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Petite (5–6, 7–8), Junior (9–10, 11–12), Teen (13–14, 15–16), Senior (17–18, 19–20), Adult (21–34, 35–55)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, production

2017 Nationals: July 5–9, Pittstown, NJ

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Tremaine Dance Conventions, Inc.

Director: Joe Tremaine

818.988.8006

conventions@tremainedance.com

tremainedance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Junior (average 6–10), Teen (average 11–13), Senior (average 14+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 6, Orlando, FL

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, parents' class, teacher only

Popular Instructors: Joe Tremaine, Keri LaGrand, Derrick Schrader, Meghan Sanett, Tony Bellissimo, Emily Zachary

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Turn It Around Tour, LLC

Directors: Frank Kosik & Liz Catterlin

216.346.6168, 330.858.4719

info@turnitaroundtour.com

turnitaroundtour.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Premier & Star: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16–19); Star: Adult (20+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, production

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acting, audition, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, vocal

Popular Instructors: Frank Kosik, Tara Iacobucci, Michael Paternostro, Jamie Torcellini, Michelle Mallardi, Julie Pappas-Smith

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: ability

Turn It Up Dance Challenge

Director: Melissa Burns

617.283.8811

info@turnitupdance.com

turnitupdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Sr. Teen (15–18), Adult (19–30), Adult+ (30+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: Cape Cod, MA; Long Branch, NJ; Ocean City, MD; Weymouth, MA

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, technique

Popular Instructors: Jessica Richens, Fik-Shun, Tara Jean Popowich, Thayne Jasperson, Gina Badone, Zachary Everhart

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

United States Tournament of Dance, Inc.

Directors: Sean & Natasha Flanagan

631.744.6171

sflanagan@ustd.com

ustd.com

COMPETITION

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 10–16, Atlantic City, NJ

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, musical theater, tap

Popular Instructors: Tabitha & Napoleon D'umo

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Universal Ballet Competition

Director: Lissette Lucas

305.582.7877

lissettelucas@hotmail.com

universalballetcompetition.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Pre-Competitive (7–11), Junior (12–14), Senior (15–21)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, partnering, pointe, variation

Popular Instructors: Wes Chapman, Elizabeth Olds, Olivier Pardina, Meg Paul, Ileana Lopez, Mel Tomlinson

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Universal Dance Association

Directors: Catherine Morris & Katie Balfanz

800-DANCE-UDA

danceuda@varsity.com

uda.varsity.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Tiny (6 & under), Mini (9 & under), Youth (12 & under), Junior (15 & under), Senior (18 & under), Open (14+), High School, College

Group Size Divisions: small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: February 3

Independent Entries

Urban Jamm Dance Conventions

Director: Johnnie Smith

818.631.4210

info@urbanjamm.com

urbanjamm.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (5–7), Junior (7–11), Senior (12+); Hip Hop only (10+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: June 28, Orange County, CA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: ballet, ballroom, break dancing, conditioning, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, nutrition, parents' class, Pilates, tap, teacher only, technique, yoga

Popular Instructors: Alexandre Magno, Gil Duldulao, Eddie Garcia, Tovaris Wilson, Jabbawockeez, Sascha Radetsky

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Velocity Dance Convention

Directors: Eve Mason & Cory Jones

818.903.6146

info@velocitydanceconvention.com

velocitydanceconvention.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (5–8), Junior (9–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 2–7, Las Vegas, NV

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, career prep, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, teacher only

Popular Instructors: Kyle Hanagami, Shannon Mather, Dee Caspary, Blake McGrath, Phoenix & Pharside, Mark Goodman

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

VIP DANCE

Director: Stacie Collins

504.305.6060

vipdance@icloud.com

vipdance.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Off-Broadway (Recreational), Broadway (Intermediate) & Hollywood (Advanced): Mini, Junior, Teen, Senior

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: Orlando, FL; Sandusky, OH

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: contemporary, hip hop, jazz, musical theater, tap

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

West Coast Dance Explosion

Directors: John Crutchman & Alan Sherfield

702.368.6228

robinwcde@me.com

westcoastdanceexplosion.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Mini (5–9), Junior (10–12), Teen (13–15), Senior (16+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, line, production

2017 Nationals: July 1, Las Vegas, NV

Classes Offered

CONVENTION

Classes: audition, ballet, ballroom, contemporary, funk, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, partnering, tap, teacher only, technique

Popular Instructors: John Crutchman, Elizabeth Parkinson, Kim Wolfe, Scott Myrick, Will Johnston, Nick Bowman

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

Wild Dance Intensive

Director: Kacy Combs

240.412.1948

info@wildaboutdance.com

wildaboutdance.com

CONVENTION

Classes: contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, tap

Popular Instructors: Marinda Davis, Ade Obayomi, Mollee Gray, Jill Wolins, Tokyo, Frankie Zulferino

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

World Championships of Performing Arts

Director: Scott Murphy

323.828.1238

info@wcopa.com

wcopa.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Junior (5–7, 8–10, 11–12, 13–15), Senior (16–17, 18–24, 25–29, 30+)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group, large group, production

2017 Nationals: July 2, Long Beach, CA

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

CONVENTION

Classes: acting, audition, career prep, character, funk, hip hop, modeling, motivational, musical theater, nutrition, parents' class, vocal. 12-hour Boot Camp covers entertainment business & four tracks: dance, modeling, music, acting

Popular Instructors: Kenya Clay, New York Film Academy, Victoria Morris, Jeff Weber, New York Conservatory, Darienne Arnold

Performance Opps

Scholarships Available

Class Division: age

The World Dance Championship

Director: Kent Helton

937.376.7777

worlddancechampionship@aol.com

worlddancechampionship.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Novice (11 & under, 12+); Intermediate & Advanced: Petite (8 & under), Junior (9–11), Teen (12–14), Senior (15–19)

Group Size Divisions: small group, large group, line

2017 Nationals: August 1–6, Secaucus, NJ

Scholarships Available

World Dance Pageant

Directors: Chrystan Sheatzley & Jill Wolins

240.412.1804

worlddancepageant@yahoo.com

worlddancepageant.com

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: 8 & under, 9–11, 12–14, 15–19

2017 Nationals: July 31–August 2, Secaucus, NJ

Group Size Division: solo

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

Youth America Grand Prix

Director: Blair Hartley

646.791.9500

info@yagp.org

yagp.org

COMPETITION

Age Divisions: Pre-Competitive (9–11), Junior (12–14), Senior (15–19)

Group Size Divisions: solo, duo/trio, small group

2017 Nationals: Atlanta, GA; Austin, Dallas & Houston, TX; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Denver, CO; Indianapolis, IN; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, San Diego & San Francisco, CA; Philadelphia & Pittsburgh, PA; Salt Lake City, UT; Seattle, WA; Tampa, FL

Classes Offered

Independent Entries

Scholarships Available

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No matter where you are in your training or what your dance goals are, chances are there's a scholarship out there for you. Search this guide for thousands of merit- and need-based awards from studios, schools and companies; competitions/conventions; higher education institutions; and foundations and other dance organizations throughout the country. See websites for additional opportunities and details about applying.

M=merit-based award

N=need-based award

Studios, Schools & Companies

Acrobatic Arts

Calgary, AB

Canada

Contact: Mandy Yip

403.999.4748

admin@acrobaticarts.com

acrobaticarts.com

Dale White M2 Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Maureen Johnson M1 Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Ad Deum Dance Company

Houston, TX

Contact: Randall Flinn

713.626.5050

addeumdance@gmail.com

danceaddeum.com

Amount: $250–$500 (M)

Pays for: Tuition for dance intensive

The Ailey School

New York, NY

Contact: JoAnne Ruggeri

212.405.9513

admissions@alvinailey.org

theaileyschool.edu

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M) (25–40 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July

Ajkun Ballet Theatre

New York, NY

646.368.9800

artisticstaff@ajkunbt.org

ajkunbt.org

Amount: Less than $250 (M/N) (50)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: October 1, 2016

University of Dance (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition for summer intensive in Italy

Deadline: December 20, 2016

AjkunBT Fund (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition for international exchange

Deadline: December 20, 2016

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (20)

Pays for: Tuition for ballet intensive

Deadline: December 20, 2016

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (M) (10)

Pays for: Company traineeship, tuition

Deadline: December 20, 2016

Alonzo King LINES Ballet Summer Program

San Francisco, CA

Contact: Jackie Goneconti

415.863.3040

summer-program@linesballet.org

linesballet.org

Alonzo King Lines Ballet Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $800–$2,000 (30)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 2017

American Dance Festival

Durham, NC

Contact: Nicolle Greenhood

919.684.6402

school@americandancefestival.org

americandancefestival.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (200)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2017

American Dance Training Camps

Lake Forest, IL; Lawrenceville, NJ; Stratton, VT

americandancetrainingcamp.com

Contact: Shannon Fouts

866.383.2382

info@danceadtc.com

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N) (limited to funds available)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June; must be submitted at least 1 week prior to camp

American Repertory Ballet

New Brunswick, NJ

Contact: Neil J. Burns

732.249.1254

nburns@arballet.org

arballet.org

Amount: $200–$5,000 (M/N) (approx. 60)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Art Universe

Ameglia, Italy

Contact: Gregory Volk

+44.20.32.86.18.36

artuniverseagency@gmail.com

www.artuniverse.org/grants

International Residency for Performers in Tuscany, Italy (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Accommodation & meals

Deadline: May

Atlanta Academy of Ballet and Dance

Kennesaw, GA

Contact: Susan Beebe

678.224.8931

aabd.susan@gmail.com

aabdstudios.com

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Backhausdance

Orange, CA

Contact: Tawny Chapman

714.497.3137

info@backhausdance.org

backhausdance.org

Backhausdance Summer Intensive (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (50–75)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Ballet Academy East

New York, NY

Contact: Nancy Sebouhian

212.410.9140

info@baenyc.com

balletacademyeast.com

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M/N) (12)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Ballet Austin

Austin, TX

Contact: Eugene Alvarez

512.476.9151

eugene.alvarez@balletaustin.org

balletaustin.org

Butler Fellowship Program (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (up to 15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Awarded through summer program

Ballet Austin Academy

Austin, TX

Contact: William Piner

512.501.8704

bill.piner@balletaustin.org

balletaustin.org

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (20–50 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Ballet Chicago

Chicago, IL

Contact: Danny Valente

312.251.8838

dvalente@balletchicago.org

balletchicago.org

Dowd Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

The Male Scholarship Program (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Tuition

Ballet des Amériques

Port Chester, NY

Contact: Shirley Rodriguez

646.753.0457

admin@balletdesameriques.com

balletdesameriques.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (N) (3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 15, 2016

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 15, 2016

Ballet Idaho

Boise, ID

Contact: Emily Wallace

208.343.0556

ewallace@balletidaho.org

balletidaho.org

Ballet Idaho Academy (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (30)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Ballet Inc.

New York, NY

Contact: Allison Emmerich

610.597.0839

balletinc89@gmail.com

ballet-inc.org

The Series: Vol. I (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, tuition

Deadline: July

Ballet Long Island

Ronkonkoma, NY

Contact: Debra Punzi

631.737.1964

balletlongisland@aol.com

theballetcenter.org

The Ballet Center (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (150)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 21, 2016

Ballet Nouveau

Baltimore, MD

Contact: Kristen S. Stevenson

443.552.5180

info@balletnouveau.org

balletnouveau.org

The Berry Fund (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June 15, 2017

Lisa Marie Jones Memorial Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Conservatory uniform, tuition

Deadline: September 1, 2016

Ballet Philippines Foundation, Inc.

Manila, Philippines

Contact: Rubylee Valente-Gomez

632.832.3689

info@ballet.ph

ballet.ph

Noordin Jumalon Scholarship Program (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (50)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January, April, June & October

Ballet Theatre of Maryland

Annapolis, MD

Contact: Dianna Cuatto

410.224.5644

dckessler@comcast.net

balletmaryland.org

Apprentice (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (all incoming apprentices)

Pays for: A little over 2/3 first-year tuition costs & all costs for second or third year

Deadline: April 10, 2017

Trainee (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (all trainees)

Pays for: Tuition for approximately 50 percent annual training costs

Deadline: April 10, 2017

Ballethnic Dance Company, Inc.

East Point, GA

Contact: Chantal Bartley

404.762.1416

chantalb@ballethnic.org

ballethnic.org

The Danseur Development Project (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Bates Dance Festival

Lewiston, ME

207.786.6381

dancefest@bates.edu

batesdancefestival.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (30–40)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 22, 2017

Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Summer Intensive

Middlebury, CT

Contact: Alana Vogel

212.687.6118 x207

avogel@russianamericanfoundation.org

bolshoiballetacademy.com

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Summer Intensive

New York, NY

Contact: Maria Kaushansky

212.687.6118 x201

mkaushansky@russianamericanfoundation.org

bolshoiballetacademy.com & russianamericanfoundation.org

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M)

Pays for: Travel, tuition for Russian language study & cultural program

Deadline: March

Bossov Ballet Theatre at Maine Central Institute

Pittsfield, ME

Contact: Clint Williams

207.487.2282

bossovballet@mci-school.org

mci-school.org/ballet

Summer Intensive Male Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2)

Pays for: Room & board, tuition for summer intensive program

Deadline: February 15

Summer Intensive Scholarship Program (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Room & board, tuition for summer intensive program

Deadline: February 15

Year-Round Scholarship for Boarding Students (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (5)

Pays for: Room & board, tuition for high school & ballet program

Deadline: Rolling

Competitive Male Scholarship (Year-Round Program) (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (1)

Pays for: Room & board, tuition for high school & ballet program

Deadline: Rolling

Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop

Boulder, CO

Contact: Daniel Morimoto

303.449.0399

info@bjdw.net

boulderjazzdanceworkshop.com

Work Study Scholarship (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (30+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Early application recommended

BridgesLA

Los Angeles, CA

Contact: Deborah Brockus

562.412.7429

brockus@earthlink.net

bridgesla.org

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N) (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Brighton Ballet Theater Co., Inc.

Brooklyn, NY

Contact: Irina Roizin

718.769.9161

info@brightonballet.org

brightonballet.org

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker Preparation Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (2)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition

Deadline: October 1, 2016, & rolling

Boys Dance & Fitness Program (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (12)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition for summer program and/or full academic year

Deadline: Rolling

Pre-professional Program (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (24)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition for summer program and/or full academic year

Deadline: Rolling

Summer Intensive Scholarship Program (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (12)

Pays for: Choreography, partial tuition for summer program

Deadline: June 1, 2017

Tuition-Free Scholarship for Advanced Program (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition for summer program and/or full academic year

Deadline: Rolling

Burklyn Ballet Theatre

Johnson, VT

Contact: Joanne Whitehill

877.287.5596

burklyn@gmail.com

burklynballet.com

Alexander Bennett (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1

Burklyn Ballet (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (30)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Sophie Kurek (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1

Burklyn Ballet (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Burklyn Ballet Mentor (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (20)

Pays for: Tuition

Alternate: Rolling

California Ballet School

San Diego, CA

Contact: Chard Gonzalez

858.560.5676

cgonzalez@californiaballet.org

californiaballetschool.org

Summer Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Tuition Assistance Grant (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Caroline Calouche & Co.

Charlotte, NC

Contact: Caroline Calouche

704.844.0449

classes@carolinecalouche.org

carolinecalouche.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (6)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 31 & November 31, 2016, April 30, 2017

Cary Ballet Conservatory

Cary, NC

Contact: Suzanne Laliberté Thomas

919.481.6509

director@caryballet.com

caryballet.com

Cary Ballet Company Scholarship Funds (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (up to 8)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September–May performance season

Talented Young Dancers, Full or Partial Tuition—Conservatory Student or Studio Training Program (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (up to 8)

Pays for: Tuition for young dancers highly committed to ballet

Deadline: School year, with exceptions

Talented Dancer, Half-Tuition—Professional Training Program (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (up to 4)

Pays for: Tuition for dancers seeking a professional ballet career

Deadline: School year, with exceptions

Talented Dancer, Full Tuition—Professional Training Program (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (up to 3)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, tuition for dancers seeking a professional ballet career

Deadline: School year, with exceptions

Talented Male Dancer, Full Tuition/Housing—Professional Training Program (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (up to 2)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, housing, tuition for male dancers seeking a professional ballet career

Deadline: School year, with exceptions

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

Carlisle, PA

Contact: Alecia Good-Boresow

717.245.1190

info@cpyb.org

cpyb.org

5-Week Summer Ballet Program: Work/Study Tuition Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

Academic-Year Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 15, 2016

2-Year Male Scholarship Program (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition & monthly housing stipend for 22 months

Deadline: June 8 (ages 14–16) & July 29 (ages 17–19)

Charlottesville Ballet

Charlottesville, VA

Contact: Sara Clayborne

434.973.2555

sclayborne@charlottesvilleballet.org

charlottesvilleballet.org

Charlottesville Ballet Academy's Chance To Dance Lifetime Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (20 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Charlottesville Ballet Trainee Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Christian Youth Theater New York City

New York, NY

Contact: Johnna Yates

646.490.0654 x2

info@cytnyc.org

cytnyc.org

Amount: Less than $250 (N) (varies)

Pays for: Half-tuition, with work-study

Deadline: 2 weeks before session starts

Classical Ballet Theatre

Herndon, VA

Contact: Cynthia Donavin

703.471.0750

cbtoffice91@gmail.com

cbtnva.org

Marjorie Mussman Memorial Scholarship Fund (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Young Men's Scholarship Fund (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Colorado Ballet Academy

Denver, CO

Contact: Valerie Madonia

303.339.1624

valerie.madonia@coloradoballet.org

coloradoballet.org/academy

Pre-Professional Division (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August

Dance Conservatory of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Contact: Danielle Pavlik

412.344.3900

dcp@dcpdance.com

dcpdance.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (up to 4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Dance Master Class

Urbania, Italy

Contact: Angela DeMello

+44.20.81.44.98.50

ademello@dancemasterclass.com

dancemasterclass.com

Dance Master Class Italy (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Dance Master Class Spain (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

DanceAbility International

Eugene, OR

Contact: Kathryn Gaines

541.357.4982

info@danceability.com

danceability.com

DanceAbility Teacher Trainings (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Dancewave, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY

Contact: Kristen Majoros

718.522.4696

kristen@dancewave.org

dancewave.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (N) (25)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 2016

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater

Chicago, IL

Contact: Jorge Perez

773.442.5930

info@ensembleespanol.org

ensembleespanol.org

Brommel-Chan-Laird (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Books, college tuition, fees

Deadline: May 30, 2017

Brommel-Komaiko-Perez (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Books, college tuition, fees

Deadline: May 30, 2017

Brommel-Perez (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Books, college tuition, fees

Deadline: May 30, 2017

Festival Ballet Providence

Providence, RI

Contact: Mary Ann Mayer

401.353.1129

info@festivalballetprovidence.org

festivalballetprovidence.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (10–12)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 31, 2016

Festival Ballet Providence—Summer Dance Intensive (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (8–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2017

The Florida Ballet

Jacksonville, FL

Contact: Martha Lemire

904.353.7518

info@floridaballet.org

floridaballet.org

Laurie P. Byrd Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Galmont Ballet

Rockledge, FL

Contact: Lucia Montero

321.543.4403

info@galmontballet.com

galmontballet.com

Frank G. Galvez Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3)

Pays for: Tuition for male dancers only

Deadline: July

Garth Fagan Dance

Rochester, NY

Contact: Tina

585.454.3260

tina@garthfagandance.org

garthfagandance.org

Garth Fagan Dance School—Fall, Winter, Spring Semesters (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June 29

Garth Fagan Dance School—2017 Summer Movement Institute (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 7, 2017

Goh Ballet Academy Canada

Vancouver, BC

Canada

604.872.4014

reception@gohballet.com

gohballet.com

Goh Ballet (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$10,000 (10–20)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition

Deadline: December & April

Greater York Dance

York, PA

Contact: Lori Pergament

717.755.6683

customerservice@gydance.org

danceyour.life

Dance It Forward

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 2016

Gus Giordano Dance

Chicago, IL

Contact: Caitlin Hargett

773.275.5230

school@gusgiordanodance.com

gusgiordanodance.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (20–25)

Pays for: Tuition for 1 month of classes & rehearsals

Deadline: February 28, 2017

The HARID Conservatory

Boca Raton, FL

Contact: Janet Trivino

561.997.2677

info@harid.edu

harid.edu

Steven Caras Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition for HARID's summer school

Deadline: February 15; summer-school recruiting

Marcelo Gomes Scholarship for Male Dancers (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (1)

Pays for: Room & board for academic year after full scholarship to summer school

Deadline: February 15

HARID Academic-Year Tuition Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (up to 25 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition for all students admitted to HARID's academic year

Deadline: Awarded at end of HARID's summer school

Hartford City Ballet

Hartford, CT

Contact: Keiko Nakamura

860.233.8552

edu@hartfordcityballet.org

hartfordcityballet.org

School of Hartford City Ballet Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (8)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Chicago, IL

Contact: Krista Ellensohn

312.850.9744

intensive4@hubbardstreetdance.com

hubbardstreetdance.com

Hubbard Street Summer Intensive, Level III (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January/February

Hubbard Street Summer Intensive, Level IV (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January/February

Inaside Chicago Dance

Chicago, IL

773.296.4909

info@inaside.org

inaside.org

Partial Summer Intensive

Amount: Less than $250 (300)

Pays for: Tuition for dance instruction workshop

Deadline: August 7, 2016; auditions at end of Inaside summer intensive

Full Scholarship for Summer Intensive 2017

Amount: $250–$500 (100)

Pays for: Tuition for dance instruction workshop

Deadline: August 7, 2016; auditions at end of Inaside summer intensive

International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley

Mountain View, CA

Contact: Leslie Friedman

650.969.4110

livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net

livelyfoundation.org

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition pays artist/teacher's free home-stay in IDF@SV neighborhood

Deadline: June 1 annually; extension by request

J5 Center of Contemporary Arts

Saint Charles, MO

Contact: Juliuna Garwood

636.443.3406

j5cca@yahoo.com

j5cca.com

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (3)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition

Deadline: May 1, 2017; summer, fall & spring

Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet

Chicago, IL

312.784.4600

reception@joffrey.org

joffrey.org/academy

Joffrey Academy of Dance (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Varies by program

Long Lake Camp for the Arts

Long Lake, NY

Contact: Geoff Burnett

914.693.7111

marc@longlakecamp.com

longlakecamp.com/dance-camp

Long Lake Camp, 3rd Session Dance Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10)

Pays for: Partial tuition for 3rd 3-week session

Deadline: Open until all have been awarded; call for details

The Louisville Ballet School

Louisville, KY

502.583.3150

school@louisvilleballet.org

louisvilleballet.org/danceschool

Work-Study Program (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (approx. 15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 13, 2016

Fellowship Program (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (approx. 15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 13, 2016

Manhattan Youth Ballet

New York, NY

Contact: Erin Fogarty

212.787.1178

mybnetwork@manhattanmovement.com

manhattanyouthballet.org

Benny Caiola Men of Merit Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (25)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition

Rose Caiola Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (50)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 12, 2016

Marblehead School of Ballet

Marblehead, MA

Contact: Paula K. Shiff

781.631.6262

msb@havetodance.com

havetodance.com/marblehead

Ruth N. Shiff Memorial Fund (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (6)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Martha Graham School

New York, NY

Contact: Brigid Pierce

212.229.9200

info@marthagraham.org

marthagraham.org

Graham 2 Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (12–14)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Graham School Work-for-Study (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (8–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Metropolitan Ballet Academy & Company

Jenkintown, PA

Contact: Lisa Collins Vidnovic

215.663.1665

collinsvidnovic@verizon.net

metropolitanballetcompany.org

MBA Scholarship Awards (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition by written request

MBA Boys' Scholarship Program (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (60)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition by appointment; annual open audition in June

MBA Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Awarded annually by faculty

Miami City Ballet School

Miami Beach, FL

Contact: Christina Soto

305.929.7007

school@miamicityballet.org

miamicityballet.org

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M) (varies by program)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Mystic Ballet Inc.

Stonington, CT

Contact: Desiree Subotic

860.536.3671

info@mysticballet.org

mysticballet.org

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M/N) (12+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Per season

Neglia Conservatory of Ballet

Buffalo, NY

Contact: Kimberly Nicosia

716.447.0401

info@negliaballet.org

negliaballet.org

Jose Neglia Scholarship (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Jose Neglia Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Jose Neglia Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2016

The New Ballet School

San Jose, CA

408.352.5616

school@newballetschool.org

newballetschool.org

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Dependent on program

Next Generation Ballet

Tampa, FL

Contact: Claire Florio

813.222.1263

danceprogram@strazcenter.org

nextgenerationballet.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (100+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July & rolling

Northeast Atlanta Ballet

Lilburn, GA

Contact: Jennifer Gordon

770.921.7277

balletensemble@yahoo.com

northeastatlantaballet.org

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (10)

Pays for: Tuition for male dancers ages 8+

Northwest Dance Intensive Summer Study

Olympia, WA

Contact: Jehrin Alexandria

877.222.4609

info@northwestdanceintensive.com

northwestdanceintensive.com

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N) (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Available yearly

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Available yearly

Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory

Torrington, CT

Contact: Lisa Lopez

860.482.4413 x304

llopez@nutmegconservatory.org

nutmegballet.org

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (N) (varies)

Pays for: Room & board, tuition

Deadline: July 1, 2017 (priority), rolling until September 1, 2017

Summer Dance Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2018 (priority)

Odyssey Dance Theatre

Highland, UT

Contact: Candice Taylor

801.756.7160

thepointeacademy@gmail.com

thepointeacademy.com

Odyssey 2 (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (13)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: May

Olympic Ballet School

Edmonds, WA

Contact: Oleg Gorboulev

425.774.7570

oleg@olympicballet.com

olympicballet.com

Oleg Gorboulev (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 5, 2016

Pas de Deux Dance Studio

Saint Paul, MN

Contact: Miss Zachari

651.731.2966

studio@pasdedeuxdance.com

pasdedeuxdance.com

Boy's Scholarship (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August

New to Pas de Deux (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August

Peninsula Ballet Theatre

San Mateo, CA

Contact: Mimi Lonsdorf

650.342.3262

mlonsdorf@peninsulaballet.org

peninsulaballet.org

Amount: $250–$500 (N) (limited)

Pays for: Partial tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society

Narberth, PA

Contact: Melinda Pendleton

610.664.3455

info@paacademyofballet.com

paacademyofballet.com

PABS Apprenticeship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 1, 2016

Peridance Capezio Center

New York, NY

Contact: Nikki Holck

212.505.0886

info@peridance.com

peridance.com

BLUEPRINT Intensive Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Mid-April

Certificate Program Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Mid-April

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School

Pittsburgh, PA

412.281.6727

pbtschool@pittsburghballet.org

pbt.org/school

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M) (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: According to acceptance letter

Amount: $500–$1,000 (N) (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 10

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: According to acceptance letter

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 10

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M) (3–5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: According to acceptance letter

The Portland Ballet

Portland, OR

Contact: Kate Andries

503.452.8448

kate@theportlandballet.org

theportlandballet.org

Amount: $300–$4,000 (M/N) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Portland Youth Dance

Portland, ME

Contact: Elizabeth

207.871.1013

elizabeth@portlandyouthdance.com

portlandyouthdance.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (N) (depends on available annual funds)

Pays for: Tuition for one class at Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (N) (depends on available annual funds)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, costumes, travel, tuition

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Premiere Division

New York, NY

Contact: Nadege Hottier

718.635.1060

info@premieredivision.org

premieredivision.org

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 20, 2016

Revolutionary Principles of Movement (RPM)

Monkton, MD

Contact: Cheryl Ale

410.627.2913

cheryl@ballet4everybody.com

ballet4everybody.com

RPM Trainings (N)

Amount: $250–$500 (5)

Pays for: Tuition for teacher and student training seminars

Deadline: Rolling

RIOULT Dance NY

New York, NY

212.398.5901

info@rioult.org

rioult.org/school/intensives

RIOULT Dance NY Scholarships for Intensives (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

The Rock School for Dance Education

Philadelphia, PA

215.551.7010

info@therockschool.org

therockschool.org

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M) (varies)

Pays for: Academics, competition, tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre

Missoula, MT

Contact: Charlene Campbell Carey

406.549.5155

info@rmbt.org

rmbt.org

Vienna International Ballet Experience—VIBE USA (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (10)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: October 31, 2016

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N) (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 15, 2016

Ruth Page Center for the Arts

Chicago, IL

Contact: Suzy Robertson

312.337.6543

suzyrobertson@ruthpage.org

ruthpage.org

Ruth Page School of Dance (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1–4 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Santa Clara Ballet Association

Santa Clara, CA

Contact: Josefa Villanueva Reyes

408.247.9178

santaclara.ballet@sbcglobal.net

santaclaraballet.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

The School at Jacob's Pillow

Becket, MA

Contact: Patsy Garcia

413.243.9919

info@jacobspillow.org

jacobspillow.org

Jacob's Pillow Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (as many as possible)

Pays for: Tuition, mostly partial

Deadline: March 18, 2017

The School at Steps

New York, NY

Contact: Kate Thomas

212.874.3678

kate@stepsnyc.com

stepsnyc.com/school

Summer Intensive (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 2017

Pre-Professional Program (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

School of Alberta Ballet

Calgary, AB

Canada

403.245.2274 x711

calgarystudios@albertaballet.com

schoolofalbertaballet.com

Financial Aid (N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

Boys' Scholarship

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

The School of Ballet Arizona

Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Alison Morse

602.381.0188

school@balletaz.org

balletaz.org/school

Financial Assistance Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July 30, 2016

David Hallberg Scholarship for Boys (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: By audition only

Ib Andersen Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: By audition only

The School of Pennsylvania Ballet

Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Joanne Smith

215.587.6942

jsmith@paballet.org

paballet.org/school

The Herbert and Joyce Kean Scholarship Fund for Boys (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

The School of the Hamburg Ballet John Neumeier

Hamburg, Germany

Contact: Indrani Delmaine

+49.40.21.11.88.31

indrani.delmaine@hamburgballett.de

hamburgballet-school.de

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (varies)

Pays for: Accommodation, tuition

Deadline: Upon school admission

South Shore Ballet Theatre

Hanover, MA

Contact: Marthavan McKeon

781.312.7224

ballet@southshoreballettheatre.com

southshoreballettheatre.com

Isabel Mallon Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: July

Steps on Broadway

New York, NY

Contact: Mindy Upin

212.874.2410

mindy@stepsnyc.com

stepsnyc.com

Summer Study NYC: A Contemporary Intensive (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2–5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Steps Conservatory Program (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (2–5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Tap Fever Studios

San Diego, CA

Contact: Larisa Hall

858.456.7301

info@tapfever.com

tapfever.com

Amount: Less than $250 (M/N) (25)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Tap Kids Summer Intensive

Burlington, VT

Contact: Lisa Hopkins

914.374.0066

lisa@nystage.com

tkintensive.com

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N) (TBD)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Thodos Dance Chicago

Chicago, IL

Contact: Kate Weatherly

312.266.6255

kate.weatherly@thodosdancechicago.org

thodosdancechicago.org

College/Pro Intensive, Partial Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

Teen Intensive, Partial Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

College/Pro Intensive, Full Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

Teen Intensive, Full Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

Thomas Armour Youth Ballet

Miami, FL

Contact: Ruth Wiesen

305.667.5543

ruth@taballet.org

thomasarmouryouthballet.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (N) (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education

Tulsa, OK

Contact: Colleen Lahti

918.749.6030

education@tulsaballet.org

tulsaballet.org

Financial Aid Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Turning Pointe Music and Dance Center

Cornelius, NC

Contact: Jennifer Phelps

704.997.9256

jphelps@dancelkn.com

dancelkn.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (2)

Pays for: Tuition for male dancers only

Deadline: August 30, 2016

Vancouver Tap Dance Society

Vancouver, BC

Canada

Contact: Natalie Marshik

604.253.0293

admin@vantapdance.com

vantapdance.com

Jeni LeGon Tap Festival Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition for Vancouver International Tap Festival (September 2–4)

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Tap Academy Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 1, 2016

Walnut Hill School for the Arts

Natick, MA

Contact: Lela Paultre

508.650.5020

admissions@walnuthillarts.org

walnuthillarts.org

Summer Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 2017

Dance Department Financial Aid (N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017, rolling until September 1, 2017

Zenon Dance Company and School, Inc.

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Danielle Robinson-Prater

612.338.1101

danielle@zenondance.org

zenondance.org

Zenon Dance Zone

Amount: Less than $250 (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Competitions/Conventions

ADC/IBC

Lake Mary, FL

407.529.6729

adcibc@live.com

adcibc.com

American Ballet Theatre (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition for summer program

Deadline: Apply/register for competition by cut-off date

Ballet West (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (20)

Pays for: Tuition for summer program or year-round professional program

Deadline: Apply/register for competition by cut-off date

Boston Ballet (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for summer program

Deadline: Apply/register for competition by cut-off date

Houston Ballet (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (7)

Pays for: Tuition for summer program, short-term scholarship, or year-round program

Deadline: Apply/register for competition by cut-off date

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (8)

Pays for: Tuition for summer program or year-round professional program

Deadline: Apply/register for competition by cut-off date

Additional Opportunities Available

AmeriDance

Westerville, OH

Contact: Rachael Montunnas

614.898.1000

rmontunnas@americheer.com

ameridanceinc.com

Dancer of the Year Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 13, 2017

Artists Simply Human

Sherman Oaks, CA

Contact: Braham Logan Crane

855.ASH.Dance

info@ashproductions.com

ashdance.com

Artists Simply Human Apprentice Runner-Up (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (10 per city/per level)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Artists Simply Human Apprentice (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5 per city/per level)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

AMDA (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (4 per city)

Pays for: Tuition for AMDA College

Broadway Artists Alliance of NYC

New York, NY

Contact: Jeff Shade

212.561.9429

masterclass@broadwayartistsalliance.org

broadwayartistsalliance.org

BAA of NYC Rising Young Artists (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (12–15)

Pays for: Competition, tuition for NYC musical theater winter & summer intensive programs

Deadline: Rolling

Celebrity Dance Competitions & Conventions

Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Drew Phillip

480.706.8888

celebrity@dancecelebrity.com

dancecelebrity.com

Celebrity Conventions (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (up to 200 yearly)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Celebrity events

Steps on Broadway (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (23)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Celebrity events

Dean College (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Celebrity events

Chicago National Association of Dance Masters

Rockford, IL

Contact: Kathy Velasco

815.397.6282

dance@cnadm.com

cnadm.com

Summer Workshop Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (25)

Pays for: Tuition for selected CNADM summer workshops

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Yvonne Brown Collodi College Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (4)

Pays for: College tuition

Deadline: June 1, 2017

Dance Showcase USA

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Contact: Glenda Boenig

817.572.6617

glenda@danceshowcaseusa.com

danceshowcaseusa.com

Amount: $500 (1)

Pays for: College expenses, tuition

Deadline: June 1, 2017

Dance USA Performing Arts Championships

Las Vegas, NV

Contact: Tiffanie Kalisz

702.242.9699

danceusa@cox.net

danceusadance.com

ARTS—America's Rising Talent Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (1 per Nationals)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; discretionary funds for dance-related needs

Deadline: Awarded at each Nationals

Jr. Overall Workshop Scholarship (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1 per Nationals)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; discretionary funds for dance-related needs

Deadline: Awarded at each Nationals

Mark Marino Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1 per Nationals)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; discretionary funds for dance-related needs

Deadline: Awarded at each Nationals

Sr. Overall Workshop Scholarship (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1 per Nationals)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; discretionary funds for dance-related needs

Deadline: Awarded at each Nationals

Dupree Dance

Keller, TX

Contact: Kari Anderson

888.498.2998

dupree@dupreedance.com

dupreedance.com

Regional Convention Scholarship (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (40–50 per event)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition at every regional or summer intensive event on tour

All Star Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (4–8 per event)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition at every regional or summer intensive event on tour

Groove Dance Competition

Ocean Township, NJ

Contact: Jennifer Swanchara

732.579.0737

information@groovecompetition.com

groovecompetition.com

Groove Competition Scholarship

Amount: Less than $250

Pays for: Competition; for selected Junior, Teen & Senior soloists

Deadline: Awarded at regional competitions

Groove Convention Scholarship

Amount: Less than $250

Pays for: Competition; for selected dancers from 12 & under and 13 & over convention classes

Deadline: Awarded at conventions

Hollywood Summer Tour Scholarship

Amount: $250–$500

Pays for: Tuition for Hollywood Summer Tour

Deadline: Awarded at conventions & regional competitions

Headliners Dance Championships

Randolph, NJ

Contact: Shari Tomasiello

973.927.8007

shari@headlinerscompetition.com

headlinerscompetition.com

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M) (20)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Nationals

Dean College School of Dance (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (8)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Nationals

Legacy Dance Championships

East Islip, NY

Contact: David Sanders

631.224.1836

legacydancechampionships@yahoo.com

legacydancechampionships.com

ASH Conventions (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (3 per weekend)

Pays for: Half tuition for ASH in recipient's city of choice

Broadway Dance Center (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (5 per weekend)

Pays for: Tuition for 5 free classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC

Hollywood Summer Tour (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (5 per weekend)

Pays for: Tuition for Hollywood Summer Tour

NYCDA (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2 per weekend)

Pays for: Full tuition for NYCDA in recipient's city of choice

M & I Arts & Academic College Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000 (3 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition for college

Deadline: July 1

National YoungArts Foundation

Miami, FL

305.377.1140

apply@youngarts.org

youngarts.org

Amount: $250 (M) (approx. 300)

Pays for: Competition, discretionary funds

Deadline: October 14, 2016

Amount: $1,000–$10,000 (M) (approx. 170)

Pays for: Competition, discretionary funds

Deadline: October 14, 2016

NRG danceProject

Beverly Hills, CA

Contact: Rustin Matthew

877.909.4674

nrgdanceproject@gmail.com

nrgdanceproject.com

Future Force Nationals (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1 per age division, per city)

Pays for: Tuition

Future Force Single City (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1 per age division, per city)

Pays for: Tuition

Electro Tap Year Round (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1 per age division, per city)

Pays for: Tuition

Future Force Prodigy (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1 per age division, per city)

Pays for: Tuition

Future Force Year-Long (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1 per age division, per city)

Pays for: Tuition

NYLA Dance Conventions & Competitions

Hammond, LA

Contact: Skip Costa

212.222.2772

dance@nyladance.com

nyladance.com

Rita Hewitt Award for Inspired Choreography (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (2) & $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at June Nationals

Steve Bielecki Emotional Performance Award (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (2)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at June Nationals

Quest Intensive LLC

New York, NY

Contact: Brandon Girouard

646.590.0780

bgirouard@questintensive.com

questintensive.com

Encore DCS (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1 per participant)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Quest Intensive event

Headliners Competition (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (varies by city)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at Quest Intensive event

Spotlight Dance Cup

Eagle, ID

Contact: Chris Behrens

208.939.2015

chris@spotlightevents.com

spotlightevents.com

Sharing the Spotlight (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (based on entries)

Pays for: Tuition for higher education

Deadline: 10 days prior to regional event

Stage One Productions

Norman, OK

Contact: Amy Frederick

405.573.7733

director@stageonedance.com

stageonedance.com

Amount: Less than $250 (M) (14 yearly)

Pays for: Competition, tuition for The One Dance Intensive in current year

Amount: Less than $250 (M) (90 at National finals)

Pays for: Competition, tuition for Broadway Dance Center; to be used the following year

Amount: $250–$500 (M) (36)

Pays for: Competition, tuition; to be used the following year

Starpower Talent Competition

Edgewater, MD

Contact: Noelle Packett

301.870.9550

noelle@starpowertalent.com

starpowertalent.com

Amount: $1,000 (N) (1–2)

Pays for: Choreography, tuition for college of choice

Deadline: June 1

Sydney Eisteddfod

Sydney, Australia

+61.2.9261.8366

info@sydneyeisteddfod.com.au

sydneyeisteddfod.com.au

Robert & Elizabeth Albert Sydney Eisteddfod Junior Classical Ballet Scholarship (14 & 15 years) (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Registration

Talent On Parade

Haysville, KS

Contact: Kimberly McCluer

316.522.4836

audra@talentonparade.com

talentonparade.com

Dance Directive (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (unlimited)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Holiday Spectacular Scholarships (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (unlimited)

Pays for: Competition, tuition; for duet/trios

Deadline: Awarded at regional & national events

Pre-Pro (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition; must be redeemed by June of the intensives season in Branson, MO

Deadline: Awarded at every event; by invitation only, for ages 9–13

Solo Challenge (M)

Amount: $50 (unlimited)

Pays for: Competition, tuition for Solo Challenge in Wichita, KS, every August

Deadline: Awarded at regional & national competitions

Go Pro (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition; must be redeemed by June of the intensives season in Branson, MO

Deadline: Awarded at every event; by invitation only, for Elite Dancers

Additional Opportunities Available

Tremaine Dance Conventions and Competitions

North Hollywood, CA

Contact: Tommy Peel

818.988.8006

conventions@tremainedance.com

tremainedance.com

Tremaine Dance Conventions, Inc. (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (32 per city)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Per city event

Triple Threat Dance Convention

Bowen Island, CA

Contact: Carolina Lancaster Castellino

604.594.1303

info@triplethreatdance.com

triplethreatdance.com

Amount: $250–$500 (M) (48)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: Awarded at each convention

World Dance Movement—The International Workshop

New York, NY

Contact: Daniela Lorli or Michèle Assaf

212.582.1090

info@worlddancemovement.com

worlddancemovement.com

Amount: Less than $250 (M) (4)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Amount: Less than $250 (N) (4)

Pays for: Competition, tuition

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Higher Education

Adelphi University

Garden City, NY

516.877.4250

frisk-fox@adelphi.edu

dance.adelphi.edu/bfa-in-dance

Dance Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $7,500–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition for accepted dance majors

Deadline: Rolling

Alonzo King LINES Ballet BFA Program at Dominican University of California

San Rafael, CA

Contact: Marina Hotchkiss

415.863.3040 x281

marina@linesballet.org

bfa.linesballet.org/about

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (N) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Varies

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Los Angeles, CA, & New York, NY

Contact: Mark Ruggiero

800.367.7908

info@amda.edu

amda.edu

AMDA Grant (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1,686)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

AMDA Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2,643)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, MD

Contact: Lynda Fitzgerald

410.777.7021

lpfitzgerald@aacc.edu

aacc.edu/dance

Leonard N. Plavin Scholarship for Dance (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 15, 2016

Antioch University New England

Keene, NH

Contact: Jen Fritz

800.552.8380

admissions.ane@antioch.edu

antiochne.edu/applied-psychology/dance-movement-therapy

Howard M. and Sondra D. Bender Scholarship for Dance/Movement Therapy (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: September 1, 2016

Ball State University Department of Theatre and Dance

Muncie, IN

Contact: Andrea Sadler

765.285.8740

amsadler@bsu.edu

bsu.edu/dance

Talent Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (7–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Presidential Scholarships in the Arts (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (7–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Belhaven University

Jackson, MS

Contact: Megan Voos

601.965.1400

mvoos@belhaven.edu

belhaven.edu/dance

Dance Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (25–35)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Brenau University

Gainesville, GA

Contact: Nichole Budd

770.538.4764

danceinfo@brenau.edu

brenau.edu/fineartshumanities/dance-department

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Butler University Department of Dance

Indianapolis, IN

Contact: Larry Attaway

317.940.9346

lattaway@butler.edu

butler.edu

Dance Merit Awards (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance

Valencia, CA

Contact: Ebony Ruffin

661.253.7771

eruffin@calarts.edu

dance.calarts.edu

Various

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 5, 2017

California State University, Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

Contact: Debra Noble

657.278.5063

danceprogram@fullerton.edu

fullerton.edu/arts/theatredance/dance

Theatre and Dance Department Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (10–15)

Pays for: Tuition, competition

Deadline: October 1, 2016

Amount: Less than $250 (25–50)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 12, 2017

Amount: $250–$500 (25–50)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 12, 2017

Carthage College

Kenosha, WI

Contact: Stacy Pottinger

262.551.5859

finearts@carthage.edu

carthage.edu/dance

Dance Minor Service Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (7)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 20, 2017

Chapman University, College of Performing Arts

Orange, CA

714.744.7040

dance@chapman.edu

chapman.edu/dance

Chapman University Chancellor's Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Chapman University Dean's Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Chapman University Financial Aid (N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Talent Scholarships (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Chapman University Presidential Scholarship (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15

Coker College

Hartsville, SC

Contact: Angela M. Gallo

843.383.8381

agallo@coker.edu

coker.edu/academics/programs/dept-dance-music-theatre/dance

Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 25, 2017

Talent Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 25, 2017

College at Brockport, SUNY

Brockport, NY

585.395.2153

dance@brockport.edu

brockport.edu/dance

Friends of Brockport Dance (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (up to 5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 1

President's/Dean's Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Columbia College Dance

Columbia, SC

Contact: Marcy Jo Yonkey-Clayton

803.786.3490

mjyonkey@columbiasc.edu

columbiasc.edu/academics/arts-a-communication-studies/dance-program

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M/N) (approx. 75 percent of applicants)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 10, 2017

Community College of Baltimore County

Essex, MD

Contact: Tommy Parlon

443.840.1127

tparlon@ccbcmd.edu

ccbcmd.edu/dance

The MacDonald Family Scholarship for Dance (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

The Bill Grauel Family Scholarship for the Performing Arts (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Cornish College of the Arts

Seattle, WA

Contact: Sharron Starling

206.726.5017

sstarling@cornish.edu

cornish.edu

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Cottey College

Nevada, MO

Contact: Jo Byrnes

417.667.6333 x2250

jbyrnes@cottey.edu

cottey.edu

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (3–4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Cowley College

Arkansas City, KS

Contact: Lindsay Sanderholm

620.441.5301

lindsay.sanderholm@cowley.edu

cowleytigers.com

Danceline/Lindsay Sanderholm

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (16–18)

Pays for: Competition, travel, tuition

DeSales University

Center Valley, PA

Contact: Timothy Cowart

610.282.1100

timothy.cowart@desales.edu

blogs.desales.edu

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Summer Dance Intensive (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June 1

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Miriam Giguere

215.895.4914

mgg22@drexel.edu

drexel.edu/westphal/academics/undergraduate/danc

Performing Arts Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition date

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

Contact: John Dixon

252.737.2530

dixonj@ecu.edu

ecu.edu/theatredance

Friends of Theatre and Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Discretionary funds; choreography, competition, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Lynette Dorn and George H. Johnson, Jr., Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Discretionary funds; choreography, competition, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Marie Wallace Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Discretionary funds; choreography, competition, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Mavis Ray Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Discretionary funds; choreography, competition, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

East Stroudsburg University

East Stroudsburg, PA

Contact: Elizabeth Gibbons

570.422.3331

egibbons@esu.edu

esu.edu/dance

University Dance Company (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI

Contact: Sherry Jerome Wilkinson

734.487.2849

sjerome@emich.edu

emich.edu/dance

Alexander Awards (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Must attend a 2017 audition

Elon University Department of Performing Arts Dance Program

Elon, NC

Contact: Lauren Kearns

336.278.5592

lkearns@elon.edu

elon.edu/perarts

Amount: $250–$500 (M) (2–4)

Pays for: Discretionary funds, tuition for accepted dance program students

George Mason University, School of Dance

Fairfax, VA

703.993.1114

dance@gmu.edu

dance.gmu.edu

Mason Dance Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Georgian Court University

Lakewood, NJ

Contact: Silvana Cardell

732.987.2170

scardell@georgian.edu

georgian.edu/dance

Dance Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (6–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 1

Goucher College

Baltimore, MD

Contact: Elizabeth Ahearn

410.337.6399

goucherdance@goucher.edu

goucher.edu/dance

Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 1, 2016

Grand Canyon University, College of Fine Arts and Production

Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Susannah Keita

602.639.6295

susannah.keita@gcu.edu

gcu.edu/finearts

Dance Performance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (up to 25 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 30, 2017

Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, MN

800.GUSTAVUS

admission@gustavus.edu

gustavus.edu/theatre-dance/scholarship

Evelyn Anderson Theatre & Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1 (early action), rolling until January 4

The Hartt School, University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

860.768.4465

harttadm@hartford.edu

hartford.edu/hartt

Hartt Performing Arts Scholarships (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 9, 2017

Hillsborough Community College

Tampa, FL

Contact: Christina Acosta

813.253.7623

cacosta@hccfl.edu

hccfl.edu/yc/dance.aspx

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M/N) (10)

Pays for: Books, supplies, tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Geneva, NY

315.781.3622

admissions@hws.edu

hws.edu

Janet Seeley Arts Scholarship in Dance (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (5–7)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 1, 2017

Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

Contact: Rachel List

516.463.5661

rachel.list@hofstra.edu

hoftstra.edu/dance

Endowed Dance Award (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition for rising junior dance or dance education major

Deadline: Chosen by dance faculty in May

Stormy Brandenberger Award (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1–2 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition for rising junior dance or dance education major

Deadline: Chosen by dance faculty in May

Lance Westergard Alumni Association Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition for rising junior dance or dance education major

Deadline: Chosen by dance faculty in May

Merit Awards (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–5 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: October

Hope College

Holland, MI

Contact: Stephanie Brumels

616.375.7700

brumelss@hope.edu

hope.edu/dance

Distinguished Artist Award (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (12)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 20, 2017

Hunter College, CUNY, Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program

New York, NY

Contact: Kathleen Isaac

212.396.6635

kis@hunter.cuny.edu

hunter.cuny.edu/arnhold-graduate-dance-education-program

Jody Gottfried Arnhold (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (8)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 15, 2017

Illinois State University

Normal, IL

Contact: Sara Semonis

309.438.8021

ssemoni@ilstu.edu

finearts.illinoisstate.edu/theatre

Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 18, 2017

Talent Scholarship

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 18, 2017

Indian River State College

Fort Pierce, FL

Contact: Molly Magee

772.462.7692

mmagee@irsc.edu

irscdance.com

Fine Arts (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies, 6–20)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017, & rolling

Indiana University Contemporary Dance

Bloomington, IN

Contact: Elizabeth Shea

812.855.7020

eshea@indiana.edu

indiana.edu/~condance

High School Summer Intensive (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Freshman Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

International Summer Dance

Pittsburgh, PA

Contact: Michael Shahen

412.392.3456

summerdance@pointpark.edu

pointpark.edu/summerdance

Audition Scholarships (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (100+, based on audition)

Pays for: Tuition

Iowa State University

Ames, IA

Contact: Janice Baker

515.294.3047

mover@iastate.edu

iowastatedance.org

Iowa State University Dance Program (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for a junior performing arts/dance major

Deadline: Spring

The Juilliard School

New York, NY

212.799.5000

financialaid@juilliard.edu

juilliard.edu/financialaid

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M/N) (unlimited)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Kent State University

Kent, OH

Contact: Jeffrey Marc Rockland

330.672.0124

jrocklan@kent.edu

kent.edu/theatredance

College of the Arts—Various Sources (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (1–10)

Pays for: Tuition for continuing students

Deadline: May 1, 2017

School of Theatre and Dance (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1–10)

Pays for: Tuition for continuing students

Deadline: May 1, 2017

School of Theatre and Dance (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1–15)

Pays for: Travel, tuition for international study

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Kent State University Honors College (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2017

School of Theatre and Dance (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Lane Community College

Eugene, OR

Contact: Bonnie Simoa

541.463.5645

simoab@lanecc.edu

lanecc.edu/perarts/dance

Dance Foundation (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: As needed

Dance Talent Grant (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 15, 2016

La Roche College

Pittsburgh, PA

Contact: Maria Caruso

412.536.1212

maria.caruso@laroche.edu

laroche.edu

La Roche College Dance Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Marygrove College

Detroit, MI

Contact: Jonathon Cash

313.927.1838

jcash5001@marygrove.edu

dance.marygrove.edu

Talent Award (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Mercyhurst University

Erie, PA

Contact: Dana McMillin

814.824.2202

dmcmillin@mercyhurst.edu

dance.mercyhurst.edu

Dance Merit (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Prior to audition

Dance Merit (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Prior to audition

Dance Merit (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Prior to audition

Mesa Community College

Mesa, AZ

Contact: Tina Rangel

480.461.7597

tina.rangel@mesacc.edu

mesacc.edu/dance

MCC Dance Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 12, 2016

Mills College

Oakland, CA

Contact: Sylvia Nuzzo Philis

510.430.2175

dance@mills.edu

mills.edu

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition for MA & MFA applicants

Deadline: February 1, 2017; auditions and/or video submission required

Missouri State University

Springfield, MO

Contact: Sara Brummel

417.836.8441

sarabrummel@missouristate.edu

theatreanddance.missouristate.edu

Departmental (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Regents (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Missouri Valley College

Marshall, MO

Contact: Janie Morgan

660.831.4050

morganj@moval.edu

moval.edu/fine_arts/index.php

Performing Arts Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May

Muhlenberg College Theatre & Dance

Allentown, PA

Contact: Karen Dearborn

484.664.3335

dearborn@muhlenberg.edu

muhlenberg.edu/dance

Dexter F. & Dorothy H. Baker Scholarship in Dance (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition by February

Muhlenberg Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Audition by February

New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

New York, NY

Contact: Yvette Brown

212.998.5030

steinhardt.gradadmissions@nyu.edu

steinhardt.nyu.edu

Susan Carol Hersh Scholarship (N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (1+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

21st-Century Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (30)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2017

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Dance Department

New York, NY

Contact: Daria Kendus

212.992.9302

daria.kendus@nyu.edu

nyu.edu

Amount: Less than $250 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Ohio Wesleyan University

Delaware, OH

740.368.3846

thtrdnce@owu.edu

dance.owu.edu

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M/N) (15 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, OK

Contact: Katy Rush

405.208.5644

dance@okcu.edu

okcu.edu/dance

Freshman University Academic Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies based on ACT/SAT & GPA)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Priority deadline set yearly, usually March 1

Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (175 for school; 65 new students)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Early audition, October 14, 2016; spring audition, March 17, 2017

Ottawa University

Ottawa, KS

Contact: Shayla Siebenthall

785.248.2315

shayla.siebenthall@ottawa.edu

ottawabraves.com

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M) (10)

Pays for: Competition, travel, tuition

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M) (9)

Pays for: Competition, travel, tuition

Pacific University

Forest Grove, OR

Contact: Jennifer Camp

503.352.2134

dance@pacificu.edu

pacificu.edu/future-undergraduate/academics/areas-study/dance

Pacific University/Dance (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 25, 2017

Pensacola State College

Pensacola, FL

Contact: LaVonne French

850.484.1809

lfrench@pensacolastate.edu

pensacolastate.edu

Choreography Award (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Week of annual June summer dance workshop

Gilbert Tap Award (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Week of annual June summer dance workshop

Lister Ballet Award (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Week of annual June summer dance workshop

Spotlight Dancer Award (M)

Amount: Less than $250 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Week of annual June summer dance workshop

Dillon All-Around Dancer (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Week of annual June summer dance workshop

Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA

412.392.3451

conservatory@pointpark.edu

pointpark.edu/academics/schools/copa

Dean's Academic Award (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 15, 2017

Artistic Achievement Award (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 15, 2017

Purchase College, SUNY, Conservatory of Dance

Purchase, NY

Contact: Adriana Pera

914.251.6800

dance@purchase.edu

purchase.edu/dance

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (5–30)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Program audition

Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

Contact: Angelica Cardente-Vessella

401.456.9791

acardente1@ric.edu

ric.edu/mtd

RI College Special Talent Awards (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Late March

Dance Scholarship/Forman Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Late March

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

Contact: Kim Chandler Vaccaro

609.896.7706

kcvaccaro@rider.edu

rider.edu

Dance Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Mildred Hawkins (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Saint Mary's College of California

Moraga, CA

Contact: Cathy Davalos

925.631.4824

cdavalos@stmarys-ca.edu

stmarys-ca.edu/performing-arts

Saint Mary's College (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (7)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Scottsdale Community College

Scottsdale, AZ

Contact: Karryn Allen

480.423.6600

karryn.allen@scottsdalecc.edu

scottsdalecc.edu/dance

New Student Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 6, 2017

Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

540.665.4581

admit@su.edu

su.edu/conservatory

Shenandoah Conservatory Awards (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (5–10 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Southeast Missouri State University, Conservatory of Theatre and Dance

Cape Girardeau, MO

Contact: Hilary Peterson

573.986.7492

hpeterson@semo.edu

semo.edu/theatreanddance

Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (25+)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 19, 2016

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL

Contact: Kristin Best Kinscherff

618.650.5872

kbest@siue.edu

siue.edu

Summer Intensive Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: June

Friends of Theater and Dance (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for new student/transfer

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX

Contact: Heather Guthrie

214.768.2718

hguthrie@smu.edu

smu.edu/meadows

Amount: $10,000–$25,000 (M)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: See website

Stephens College

Columbia, MO

573.876.7207

inquiry@stephens.edu

stephens.edu

Amount: Less than $250 (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

St. Gregory's University

Shawnee, OK

Contact: Dr. Jessica Van Oort

405.878.5178

jvanoort@stgregorys.edu

stgregorys.edu

Dance Major or Minor Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (4–6)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 15, 2017

St. Olaf College

Northfield, MN

Contact: J-P Douglas

507.786.3248

dance@stolaf.edu

stolaf.edu/dance

St. Olaf Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $4,000 (8) & $8,000 (8)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 15, 2016

Tarleton State University Dance Team

Stephenville, TX

Contact: Leticia Carr

254.968.9258

ryancarr@tarleton.edu

tarleton.edu/texanstars

Texan Stars (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (15–18)

Pays for: Tuition

Texas Christian University, School for Classical & Contemporary Dance

Fort Worth, TX

Contact: Elizabeth Gillaspy

817.257.7615

dance@tcu.edu

dance.tcu.edu

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (M) (2–4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: By audition only, see website

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

London, UK

+44.020.8305.4444

admissions@trinitylaban.ac.uk

trinitylaban.ac.uk

Fulbright-Trinity Laban Award (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition; monthly stipend

Deadline: November 10, 2016

University at Buffalo, SUNY

Buffalo, NY

Contact: Jeanne Fornarola

716.645.6897

td-theatredance@buffalo.edu

theatredance.buffalo.edu

Amanda C. Occhino Fund (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2–4)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, professional development, travel

Deadline: Spring semester annually

Elizabeth P. Webb Foundation Award in Dance (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2–5)

Pays for: Education, professional development

Deadline: Spring semester annually

Jean Taylor Beard Endowed Fund (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (2–5)

Pays for: Summer dance intensive

Deadline: Spring semester annually

Lucille and Jack Yellen Fund (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (2–3)

Pays for: Education

Deadline: Spring semester annually

Zodiaque 40 Dance Scholarship Fund (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (2–5)

Pays for: Education

Deadline: Spring or fall semesters

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Little Rock, AR

Contact: Stephanie Thibeault

501.569.3330

skthibeault@ualr.edu

ualr.edu/theatre/dance

Department of Theatre Arts and Dance (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5–15)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 27, 2017

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

Contact: Jiang Qi

513.556.2700

jiangq@ucmail.uc.edu

ccm.uc.edu/dance.html

Corbett for CCM Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 1, 2016

University of Idaho Dance Program

Moscow, ID

208.885.2179

dance@uidaho.edu

uidaho.edu/ed/movementsciences/academic-programs/dance

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (5–10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 10, 2017

University of Idaho Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Dance Scholarships (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 10, 2017

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Department of Dance

Urbana, IL

Contact: Rebecca Ferrell

217.300.1193

rferrel@illinois.edu

dance.illinois.edu

Talented Student Scholarship Award (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: December 1, 2016

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

Contact: Rebekah Kowal

319.335.2228

dance@uiowa.edu

dance.uiowa.edu

Iowa Center for the Arts (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 24, 2017

University of Kansas, Department of Dance

Lawrence, KS

Contact: Patricia Baudino Cecil

785.864.4264

dance@ku.edu

dance.ku.edu

Dance Departmental Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3–5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2016

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Nora Jenneman

612.624.4008

jenne011@umn.edu

dance.umn.edu

Gertrude Lippincott Scholarship in Dance (M/N)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (2–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 2017

University of Missouri, Kansas City, Conservatory of Music and Dance

Kansas City, MO

Contact: Paula Weber

816.235.5216

weberp@umkc.edu

conservatory.umkc.edu

Sullivan Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000 (1–3)

Pays for: Tuition for a freshman dancer for four years

Deadline: December 1, 2016

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

Contact: Zachary Tarlton

704.687.0225

zrtarlto@uncc.edu

dance.uncc.edu

Belk Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

Contact: Amy Masters

336.334.5570

amy.masters@uncg.edu

dance.uncg.edu

Cheney Scholarship in Dance Choreography (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Dr. John T. & Mary Louise Burns Memorial Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Melanie Feinstein Memorial Scholarship (N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Phoebe Pegram Baughan–Phoebe Baughan Barr Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Virginia Moomaw Dance Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 1, 2017

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

Contact: Clara Cravey Stanley

405.325.4051

dance@ou.edu

ou.edu/finearts/dance

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M) (60)

Pays for: Tuition

University of South Carolina Dance Program

Columbia, SC

Contact: Susan Anderson

803.777.5636

susanea@mailbox.sc.edu

artsandsciences.sc.edu/dance

Amount: Less than $250 (M) (30)

Pays for: Out-of-state tuition reduction

Deadline: November 10, 2016

Amount: $250–$500 (M) (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: University deposit date

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M) (30)

Pays for: Out-of-state tuition reduction

Deadline: November 10, 2016

University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

Contact: Danielle Boe

813.974.3867

dboe@usf.edu

theatreanddance.arts.usf.edu

Talent Grants (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (12–18)

Pays for: Tuition for current majors

Deadline: Spring

WWD Endowed Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2–4)

Pays for: Tuition for current majors

Deadline: Spring

BRAVO! (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition for current majors

Deadline: Spring

Henry S. Parrish Endowed Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition for current majors

Deadline: Spring

Summer Talent Grants (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3–6)

Pays for: Competition, travel, tuition for summer workshops & study abroad programs for current majors

Deadline: Spring

The University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

Contact: Sandra Whittington

601.266.4161

sandra.whittington@usm.edu

usm.edu/dance

Department of Dance Service Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (varies)

Pays for: Books, tuition

Department of Dance Special Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Books, tuition

University of Tampa

Tampa, FL

Contact: Susan Taylor Lennon

813.837.3248

staylor.lennon@ut.edu

ut.edu

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (1–3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

University of the Arts

Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Bren Thomas

215.717.6580

bthomas@uarts.edu

uarts.edu

Artist Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Dean's Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Promising Artist Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Trustees Scholarship (M)

Amount: $10,000–$25,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

Director's Scholarship (M)

Amount: $25,000–$100,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

University of Utah, School of Dance (Ballet)

Salt Lake City, UT

Contact: Glenda Staples

801.581.8231

info@ballet.utah.edu

ballet.utah.edu

Ballet Division (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (36)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 4, 2017

University of Utah, School of Dance (Modern Dance)

Salt Lake City, UT

Contact: Glenda Staples

801.581.7327

info@dance.utah.edu

dance.utah.edu

Modern Dance Division (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (35)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: March 2017

University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

Stevens Point, WI

Contact: Joan Karlen

715.346.3982

dance@uwsp.edu

uwsp.edu/theatre-dance

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (M/N) (5)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 2017

University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

Contact: Jack Chapman

307.766.2198

jchapman@uwyo.edu

uwyo.edu/th&d

Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (15–25)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: May 15, 2017

University of Wyoming (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: January 30, 2017

Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

Contact: Jeff Michael Rebudal

313.577.9446

jmrebudal@wayne.edu

dance.wayne.edu

Wayne State Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (20)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: February 2017

Weber State University

Ogden, UT

Contact: Georgene Ady

801.626.6437

gady@weber.edu

weber/performingarts/dance.html

Dance Alumni and Friends Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Books, dance shoes, fees, tuition

Deadline: Early applicants receive priority

Dance Tuition Waiver (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (11–22)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Early applicants receive priority

Patti O'Neal Memorial Dance Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Books, dance shoes, fees, tuition

Deadline: Early applicants receive priority

Webster University

Saint Louis, MO

Contact: James Robey

314.246.6936

jamesrobey14@webster.edu

webster.edu/dance

Webster University Award for Dance Excellence (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

West Chester University, Department of Theatre and Dance

West Chester, PA

Contact: Gretchen Studlien-Webb

610.436.3463

theatredance@wcupa.edu

wcupa.edu/cvpa/theatredance/prospectivestu.aspx

The Barbara J. Lappano '67, M'73 Dance Scholarship Fund (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Western Michigan University, Department of Dance

Kalamazoo, MI

Contact: Megan Slayter

269.387.5834

megan.slayter@wmich.edu

wmich.edu/dance/scholarships

Partners in Dance Summer/Winter-Study Funding (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (10–12)

Pays for: Choreography, travel, tuition for dance conferences, festivals, intensives, internships, master classes & workshops

Deadline: November & April

Dalton New Dance Major Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1–2)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Differential Tuition Need-Based Scholarship (N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (10)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Outstanding Dance Major Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Partners in Dance Scholarship for Dance Majors (M/N)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (3)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Wright State University

Dayton, OH

Contact: Teressa McWilliams

937.775.3792

teressa.mcwilliams@wright.edu

wright.edu/tdmp

Tom Hanks Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Augsburger/Estevez (Martin Sheen) (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Dayton Ballet & Dayton Contemporary Dance Company Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Merit Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Talent Scholarship (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000 (varies)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: April

Foundations & Other Dance Organizations

The Association of Dance Conventions and Competitions (The ADCC)

Sarasota, FL

Contact: Erin Hart

612.532.2532

erin@theadcc.org

theadcc.org

Amount: $500–$1,000 (M) (15–25)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Cecchetti USA

Goleta, CA

Contact: Denise Rinaldi

805.636.9444

director@cecchettiusa.org

cecchettiusa.org

Male Residential Summer Course (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (open)

Pays for: Room & meals, tuition

Deadline: April 1, prior to course commencement

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Atlanta, GA

800.306.2653

scholars@coca-cola.com

coca-colascholars.org

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship (M)

Amount: $20,000 (150)

Pays for: Educational expenses, tuition

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Costume Gallery

Delanco, NJ

800.222.8125

info@costumegallery.net

costumegallery.net

Beverly Miller Dance Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (19)

Pays for: Discretionary funds toward dance education, tuition

Deadline: October 28, 2016

The Dance Council

Dallas, TX

Contact: Pam Deslorieux

214.219.2290

dancecouncil@thedancecouncil.org

dancecouncilscholarships.org

Amber Strauser Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2–3 yearly)

Pays for: Room & board, travel, tuition; for young dancers nationwide

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Dance Council of North Texas

Dallas, TX

Contact: Pam Deslorieux

214.219.2290

director@thedancecouncil.org

thedancecouncil.org

Amanda Stone Ballet Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Housing, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 9, 2017

Margaret Putnam Scholarship for Dance Writers (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1)

Pays for: Housing, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 9, 2017

Amber Strauser Jazz Dance/Musical Theater Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (2)

Pays for: Housing, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 9, 2017

Kathleen Cunningham Classical Ballet Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (1)

Pays for: Housing, travel, tuition

Deadline: February 9, 2017

Dance Genius

Los Angeles, CA

Contact: Angela Carter

818.949.8475

info.dancegenius@gmail.com

dancegeni.us

Dance Genius College Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: $750 (1)

Pays for: College tuition & expenses

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Eurotard Dancewear

Alpharetta, GA

Contact: Jan Swan

770.475.3045

eurotard@eurotard.com

eurotard.com

Eurotard Performing Arts Scholarship

Amount: $500–$1,000 (13)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; any dance-related expense

Deadline: November 30, 2016

Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation

New York, NY

Contact: Lori Belilove

212.691.5040

info@isadoraduncan.org

isadoraduncan.org

Amount: $250–$500 (M/N)

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

National Dance Education Organization

Silver Spring, MD

Contact: Melissa Greenblatt

301.585.2880

mgreenblatt@ndeo.org

ndeo.org

Professional Development Scholarships for Dance Educators, Supported by Thank A Dance Teacher Campaign (M/N)

Amount: $250–$500 (3)

Pays for: Choice of tuition for an online course or paid registration fees for national conference

Deadline: February 15, 2017

Russian American Foundation

New York, NY

Contact: Miriam Goldman

212.687.6118 x207

mgoldman@russianamericanfoundation.org

bolshoiballetacademy.com & russianamericanfoundation.org

Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive NYC (M)

Amount: $1,000–$5,000

Pays for: Tuition

Deadline: Rolling

The Tiffany Mogenson Memorial Fund

Eagan, MN

Contact: Stacey Chaloux

816.392.4341

dance4tiffany@gmail.com

danceliketiffanyswatching.org

Dance Like Tiffany's Watching Scholarship (M)

Amount: $250–$500 (1 yearly)

Pays for: Tuition for competitions, intensives, master classes, workshops

Deadline: March 31 & October 15

UNITY Dance

Lynchburg, VA

Contact: Shayna Crews

540.336.0346

dancinshay2@msn.com

unitydance.org/scholarships

Community Outreach Grant, Sponsored by Curtain Call (M/N)

Amount: $500 (1)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; for new or established dance program/project within a non-dance community

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Dance Teacher Scholarship for Professional Development, Sponsored by UNITY (M/N)

Amount: $500 (1)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; for professional development as a teacher/educator

Deadline: December 31, 2016

The Studio Owners Scholarship to Advance Business Skills, Sponsored by Cicci Dance Supplies (M/N)

Amount: $500 (1)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; for studio owners for business-related studies

Deadline: December 31, 2016

The Studio Owners Scholarship to Advance Business Skills, Sponsored by DanceWearCorner, Inc. (M/N)

Amount: $500 (1)

Pays for: Choreography, competition, travel, tuition; for studio owners for business-related studies

Deadline: December 31, 2016

U.S. All Star Federation

Memphis, TN

Contact: Gena Evans

888.315.9437

gevans@usasf.net

usasf.net

Young Athlete Scholarship (M)

Amount: $500–$1,000 (5)

Pays for: Tuition to participate in a USASF member studio or gym

Deadline: January 1, 2017

College Scholarship (M)

Amount: $5,000–$10,000 (4)

Pays for: Tuition to further college education of USASF dance members

Deadline: January 1, 2017

The Young Choreographer's Festival

New York, NY

Contact: Emily Bufferd

917.675.7311

info@youngchoreographersfestival.com

youngchoreographersfestival.com

YCF Application Scholarship (M/N)

Amount: Less than $250 (2)

Pays for: Application fee

Deadline: October 1, 2016

YCF Production Scholarship (N)

Amount: Less than $250 (1)

Pays for: Production fee

Deadline: October 1, 2016

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