Peridance Scholarship Application

Scholarship Application

⚠ Note that all video audition submissions must be uploaded on either YouTube or Vimeo.

 

The Certificate Program : Deadline for Fall 2021 Enrollment is August 1st, 2021 for domestic students and May 31st, 2021 for international students. 

Ballet/Contemporary Track
You must submit ALL of the following:

  • Cover Letter (including a short introduction of yourself, why you would be suitable for this scholarship, how you would benefit if selected, and how you heard about Peridance)
  • Headshot
  • CV/Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a professional in the field of dance
  • Personal essay (up to 1 page, single spaced) about who you are and what you hope to achieve in your training and dance career
  • Proof of completion of High School or High School equivalent
  • Any additional dance certificates, awards, etc. as a subsection in your resume
  • Video Requirements
    • Your choice of 3 complete Barre Exercises (one side only)
    • Demonstration of Adagio, Pirouette and Grande Allegro center work
    • A 2-3 minute contemporary solo demonstrating your technical ability, quality of movement, and musicality in the style of your choice.

Commercial Dance Track
You must submit ALL of the following:

  • Cover Letter (including a short introduction of yourself, why you would be suitable for this scholarship, how you would benefit if selected, and how you heard about Peridance)
  • Headshot
  • CV/Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a professional in the field of dance
  • Personal essay (up to 1 page, single spaced) about who you are and what you hope to achieve in your training and dance career
  • Proof of completion of High School or High School equivalent
  • Any additional dance certificates, awards, etc. as a subsection in your resume
  • Video Requirements
    • Your choice of 2 Contemporary, Jazz, Modern, or Theatre Dance exercises (64 counts each).
    • Demonstration of 2 solos in a style of your choice: Theatre Dance, Hip Hop, Popping, Waacking, Voguing, House, Jazz, Tap, or any other Street Dance style; Solos should demonste your technical ability, quality of movement, and musicality in the style of your choice.

 

Independent Study Program 6-month or 12-month : Rolling Admissions 

  • Cover Letter (including a short introduction of yourself, why you would be suitable for this scholarship, how you would benefit if selected, and how you heard about Peridance)
  • Headshot
  • CV/Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a professional in the field of dance
  • Any additional dance certificates, awards, etc. as a subsection in your resume
  • Video Requirements

Ballet Applicants
You must submit ALL of the following:

  • Your choice of 3 complete Barre Exercises (one side only)
  • Demonstration of Adagio, Pirouette and Grande Allegro center work
  • A 2-3 minute classical variation. If the dancer does not have a variation prepared please include a combination in the center. (on pointe for women)

Contemporary, Jazz Applicants

  • Contemporary or Jazz solo demonstrating your technical ability, quality of movement, and musicality in the style of your choice.

Hip Hop, House, Popping, Voguing, Waacking, Tap Applicants

  • A 2-3 minute solo center combination demonstrating your technical ability, quality of movement, and musicality in the style of your choice.

 

Global Summer Dance : Deadline is May 31.

Senior Group
You must submit ALL of the following:

  • Cover Letter (including a short introduction of yourself, why you would be suitable for this scholarship, how you would benefit if selected, and how you heard about Peridance)
  • Headshot
  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a professional in the field of dance
  • Photo of applicant in first arabesque
  • Photo of applicant in first arabesque tendu
  • Video requirements
    • Your choice of 2 complete Barre Exercises (one side only).
    • Demonstration of Adagio and Grande Allegro center work.
    • Center combination or a classical variation.
    • Optional: Modern or contemporary combination.
    • Men only: Demonstrate men's technical work with a center combination or a classical variation.

Junior Group
You must submit ALL of the following:

  • Cover Letter (including a short introduction of yourself, why you would be suitable for this scholarship, how you would benefit if selected, and how you heard about Peridance)
  • Headshot
  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a professional in the field of dance
  • Photo of applicant in first arabesque
  • Photo of applicant in first arabesque tendu
  • Video requirements
    • Begin your video by stating your name, age, and date of birth.
    • Barre Work
    • Plié
    • Tendu
    • Grand Battement
    • Center Work
    • Adagio
    • Pirouettes
    • Petit Allegro

 

BLUEPRINT Summer Intensive : Deadline is June 14.

You must submit ALL of the following:

  • Cover Letter (including a short introduction of yourself, why you would be suitable for this scholarship, how you would benefit if selected, and how you heard about Peridance)
  • Headshot
  • CV/Resume
  • Video Requirements
    • Your choice of Barre or center work in ballet.
    • A 2-3 minute contemporary solo demonstrating your artistic and technical abilities in contemporary dance or contemporary ballet.

 

Audition Result

  • The Certificate Program - Fall 2021 Enrollment: Application results will be distributed on a rolling basis beginning January 1 through August 4.
    • For Domestic students, if you do not receive an email containing your audition results by August 4, please send an email with the applicant’s name and email address to certificateprogram@peridance.com.
    • For International students, if you do not receive an email containing your audition results by July 15, please send an email with the applicant’s name and email address to certificateprogram@peridance.com.
  • Independent Study Program: Application results will be distributed on a rolling basis beginning November 1, 2021 throughout the years. If you do not receive an email containing your audition results within 2 months, please send an email with the applicant’s name and email address to training@peridance.com.
  • Global Summer Dance 2021: Application results will be distributed on a rolling basis beginning January 1, 2021 through June 1, 2021. If you do not receive an email containing your audition results by June 1, 2021, please send an email with the applicant’s name and email address to summerintensive@peridance.com

  • BLUEPRINT Summer Intensive 2021: Application results will be distributed on a rolling basis January 1, 2021 through July 1, 2021. If you do not receive an email containing your audition results by July 1, 2021, please send an email with the applicant’s name and email address to blueprint@peridance.com

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