Applications for the 2023 Bates Dance Festival open in early December.
Please carefully read all instructions before beginning your application.
Prepare a resume and one 2-3 minute video demonstrating your current training and skills.
Please note: If you cannot currently access studio space, we will happily accept your living room/bedroom/backyard videos!
Students are strongly encouraged to submit their complete application package early to ensure placement as qualified students are accepted on a rolling basis and enrollment is limited. Students will be placed on a waiting list once the program is filled.
Please allow up to 3 weeks for review and processing of your materials.
To hold your place in the program, a $500 deposit is due within two weeks of your acceptance. This deposit is applied directly towards your tuition.
Please contact Allie James, Director of Training Programs via e-mail at email@example.com if you have any questions.
A complete application must include the following materials:
A resume indicating your dance training over the last three years. Please indicate the styles of dance you have studied, how long you have studied each style, where you have studied, and how many time a week you take classes.
2. Application Fee
A Visa or Mastercard for the required $85 application fee.
*Fee waivers are available for applicants in need. Please find details here.
3. Two References
In the Acceptd application, you will be asked to submit the names and email addresses for two references who will then receive a form to fill out. These should be teachers or other adults who can speak about your practice.
4. Video Clip
If you are not the only dancer in the video, please clearly identify yourself.