DANCE DEPARTMENT

Patel Conservatory Youth Ballet and Popular Dance (PCYB/PCPD)
 

Placement Classes
All dancers age 7 and up interested in PCYB or PCPD must attend a placement class. Placement classes are in the form of a dance class with other current or perspective students. No prior training or preparation is needed. After your dancer is observed during class, our faculty will be able to recommend a level for your dancer to enroll in. To schedule a placement class please fill out the form below or contact the dance office at danceprogram@strazcenter.org or 813.222.1079. To fill out a dance placement  form, click here.

If your dancer is age 3-6 as of Sept. 1, no placement class or audition is necessary. Simply register online here or contact the Admissions Office at 813.222.1040.


Next Generation Ballet

Year-Round, Pre-Professional Trainee Program:
NGB’s Year-Round, Pre-Professional Trainee Program is an audition only program, designed for advanced dancers who possess strong potential in classical ballet. Dancers may audition by scheduling an in-person audition or by submitting an audition video. To schedule an in-person audition please fill out the form below or contact the dance office at danceprogram@strazcenter.org or 813. 222.1079. .To fill out a dance placement  form, click here. 

 
Video Auditions
Video auditions may be in the form of a class video or a YAGP classical variation.
We accept video auditions through Acceptd. To submit a video audition, click here.
  


NGB Summer Intensive

For information on NGB Summer Intensive auditions, click here.

Operating Hours

Admissions Staff Is Available

Mon. - Thurs. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fri. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sat. 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
800.955.1045 (Toll Free)
813.222.1040

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