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Audition for the Teacher Training Program

The Teacher Training Program is a world-renowned program that prepares teachers to inspire dancers of all ages, abilities and aspirations. One hundred percent of students secure a job upon completion of the Program. 

In addition to academic coursework and personal dance classes, students benefit from practical hands-on teaching experience with both recreational and professional dance students. Teacher Training Program students receive a well-rounded education, supported by NBS’ exceptional staff, preparing them for a successful career in dance education. 

Start your journey as a dance educator today. Take the leap and audition!
 

The audition process takes place in two stages:

  • Stage One: Audition online. This audition will consist of an hour long intermediate level ballet class followed by a meeting with the Teacher Training Program Manager. Students who have successfully auditioned will be invited to join stage two of the audition process.
  • Stage Two: Attend the Assessment Seminar. This involves a Seminar on March 23 & 24, 2023. Candidates will have classes in classical ballet, pointe work, repertoire, character, music, creative dance/drama, and personal interviews with NBS staff. Students who have successfully auditioned will be invited to join the full-time Teacher Training Program for the 2023-2024 school year.

Register for an audition

All dancers will experience a class with a live musician and NBS’ renowned teachers. Register today for your chance to audition, grow as a dance educator, and take the next step in your career!

Admission requirements:

  • 18+
  • High School Diploma
  • ‚ÄčIntermediate level of ballet
Cost: $70 CAD

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Please note, if you are looking to audition for the Five Year Joint Diploma/Degree or the Professional Dancers' Program, you do not need to attend a Stage One Audition. Please email the Teacher Training Program Artistic Administrator if you would like to join us for the Stage Two Assessment Seminar on March 23 & 24, 2023.
 

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