eXit SPACE offers an exclusive program for dancers who are ready to seriously focus on their dance training and future. The Pre-Professional Program is a curriculum-based program designed for the dedicated dance student. Dancers must be between 8 and 18 years of age. Students are placed in one of two divisions based on age and ability, each with its own set of core classes and minimum class requirements.
Admission into thePROGRAM
Admission to the PROGRAM is through audition only.
2017-18 Audition Dates:
Friday, June 9: 4:00 - 7:00pm
Saturday, June 17: 9:00am - 12:00pm
MANDATORY Workshop for the 2017-18 PROGRAM dancers:
August 21 - 25: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Call 206-949-8643 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your young dancer for audition.
*If your child is accepted, there will be a mandatory workshop August 21 - 25, 9:00am - 5:00pm
The PROGRAM students are required to enroll in 3-6 classes per week (including ballet, modern, hip hop, and jazz). The PROGRAM dancers rehearse twice per week for a total of 3.5 hours Sept-June with some vacation dates. The PROGRAM dancers perform at 2-3 competitions, attend one convention, and are showcased at multiple community performances each season. Dancers accepted into the PROGRAM have the privilege of attending professional dance concerts throughout the city, backstage tours, exciting chances to work one on one with guest faculty, and receive personal coaching.
Dancers accepted into the PROGRAM are nurtured, encouraged, and challenged as the faculty assists in their development and dedication to dance. Dancers involved in the PROGRAM are students who are serious about their commitment to dance and are committed to pursuing a pre-professional and/or professional career in dance.
Tuition for the PROGRAM is paid for in three installments, each payment is $725/semester (or $241.66/month). Tuition includes admission to 3-4 concerts throughout the season, costumes, weekly rehearsals with eXit SPACE faculty, 6 competition fees, 1 dance convention, and personal coaching. (Weekly technique classes are part of the school tuition and are not included in thePROGRAM tuition)
$1385 – Weekly rehearsals for the season
$240 – Costumes for competition and performance
$250 – Convention
$300 – Competitions
(additional fees may include team-wear and travel expenses)
eXit SPACE offers 2 full scholarships and 3 partial scholarships. Dancers must audition for the PROGRAM in order to be considered for scholarship.
Please direct any questions regarding thePROGRAM to Marlo Martin (Artistic Director) or Karen Baskett (Assistant Director)