Dance Theatre of Harlem

School Auditions

JOIN THE DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM SCHOOL!

All students who attend the DTH School do so through audition. Students auditioning for the school will participate in a virtual placement class. All virtual audition classes will take place in Eastern Standard Time.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DTH School programs from January 2021 through June 2021 will remain virtual. Students who took classes during the DTH School’s Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 sessions don’t need to audition for Winter and Spring 2021 sessions.

TENDU PROGRAM SCHEDULE

All Tendu classes are scheduled on Saturdays and 60-minutes long. If accepted into our program, specific class schedules are distributed with online registration materials. Available classes include Ballet or Ballet and African dance classes.  Families can sign up for 5-week sessions.  Tendu rates can be accessed here.

Winter 2021 (all classes will be virtual) 
–  01/09/2021 – 02/06/2021 (Session 3)
–  02/13/2021 – 03/13/2021 (Session 4)

Winter 2021 (all classes will be virtual) 
–  03/20/2021 – 04/24/2021 (Session 5)
–  05/08/2021 – 06/12/2021 (Session 6)

LOWER/UPPER SCHOOL PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Lower/Upper School students take classes Monday through Friday between 5:00pm – 8:00pm and on Saturdays from 10:30am – 1:00pm.  Schedules vary depending upon dance level. Families can sign up for 8-week sessions. Lower/Upper School rates can be here.

Winter 2021 (all classes will be virtual)
01/04/2021 – 02/27/2021

Spring 2021 (all classes will be virtual)
03/08/2021 – 05/08/2021

School Holidays and Breaks
1/18/2021: Martin Luther King Holiday (Lower/Upper School only)
2/15/2021: President’s Day (Lower/Upper School only)
3/28/2021 – 4/3/2021: Spring Break (Tendu and Lower/Upper School)
5/29/2021: Memorial Day Weekend (Tendu only)


Virtual Placement Class Schedule

Saturday, December 5, 2020
12:00pm – 1:00pm EST, (ages 3 – 5)
1:00pm – 2:00pm EST, (ages 6 – 7)
3:30pm EST – 5:00pm EST, (ages 11 & up)

Register Here 


DTH SCHOOL VIRTUAL AUDITION FAQS (ALL AGES)

WHO SHOULD AUDITION?

Male and female students ages 3 – 18 years.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

Children may wear a t-shirt or tank-top, gym/basketball shorts or leggings, and dance in bare feet or non-slip socks. For children with training: girls may wear leotard, tights, and ballet slippers. Boys may wear fitted t-shirt or tank-top, tights, leggings, or shorts, and ballet slippers.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

You will be evaluated during a standard ballet class.

WHAT IS THE APPLICATION PROCESS?

If accepted into the School’s Virtual Session, you will receive an acceptance notification and link with more information (online registration, online payments, etc.).

IS THERE AN AUDITION FEE?

Yes. $5.00