AudItion & Application Information

2018 Training Programs

Open World Dance Foundation will offer unique Vaganova Method training for ages 11 through professional dancers in New York City at a Winter Workshop - February 19-23, 2018 and a Summer Intensive - July 30 - August 18, 2018. A Teacher Training program will be offered in conjunction with the Summer Intensive.

Audition for Students & Dancers

We welcome the opportunity to meet you and share more about our training programs at a live audition. This year we are offering class style auditions in Florida and New York.

  • January 14, 2018 - New York
    Steps on Broadway - 2121 Broadway at 74th St, New York, NY 10023
    Registration at 2 pm. Class from 2:30 - 4 pm.

  • January 21, 2018 - Florida
    Harid Conservatory - 2285 Potomac Rd., Boca Raton, FL 33431
    Registration at 4:30 pm. Class from 5:00-6:30 pm.

  • February 4, 2018 - Florida
    Patel Conservatory, 1010N Macinnes Pl, Tampa FL 33602
    Registration at 1 pm. Class from 1:30-3:30 pm.

  • February 18, 2018 - New York
    Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, 248 W 60th St, New York, NY 10023
    Registration at noon. Class from 12:30 - 2 pm.

  • February 25, 2018 - New York
    Steps on Broadway - 2121 Broadway at 74th St, New York, NY 10023
    Registration at 2 pm. Class from 2:30 - 4 pm.


For those interested in attending the 2018 Winter Workshop and/or Summer Intensive in New York City who are unable to attend one of our class style audtions in New York or Florida, please submit a Video Audition including the following:

  • The applicant stating his/her name, age, and reason for pursuing ballet training.
  • Short combinations at the barre, on one side only, of the following: PliĆ©, battement tendu, rond de jambe par terre, grand battements. Center work: Adagio, petite and grand allegro, turns.
  • The video should be 10-15 minutes long.

  • Make payment of Audition Fee then send email to with video link and completed Audition Form attached. (Please print form, complete, and scan or photograph to attach to your email.)

    Deadline for Video Auditions: Summer Intensive - April 15, 2018. Those who submit a video audition can expect to hear the results of their audition in two to three weeks.

    Application for Teacher's Training

    Please complete the Application Form (print form, complete, and scan or photograph) and email to along with your resume. Application forms will be accepted until the program is full. We offer a limited number of openings to ensure the best experience for participants.

    Posted as of December 10, 2017. Subject to change.