Students must audition for the program. You can audition online or in person. 

1. Fill out an online application. During this process you can choose how/which audition you will attend. 

2. Pay for your audition after applying

Type of Audition

Audition Dates/Locations

Alabama: Feb. 15-18th

LaGuardia, NYC: Feb. 26th & 28th

NYC Open Audition: March 18th, 2018- Gibney Dance 280 Broadway New York , NY 10007| Studio H| 10am - 12pm 

North Carolina: March 19th NCSA and March 20th ECU

Lake Placid Center for the Arts: March 23rd

George Mason University: April 4th


Tuition- $1,300

Room and Board- $900

Room and Board includes

- A shared room and kitchen

- Rooms will be seperated by gender and a RA will be on site

Parking is available at Lake Placid Center for the Arts, so students can choose to find their own housing in/around town if so desired. 

Bus from NYC - $120 Each Way

While you are welcome to arrange your own transportation to/from Lake Placid, Elisa Monte Dance will be charting a large bus for students leaving NYC.

If you want to arrange your own transportation:


Adirondack Line NY Penn Station- Westport NY station, transfer to Bus to Lake Placid

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