A new, unique program at MSDC designed for serious dancers who desire more…and
-Want to excel developmentally
-Seek to hone exceptional ballet technique
-Understand the foundational advantages of ballet for higher skill development
-Seek to improve alignment to enable more advanced work including pointe
-Want to improve turns, leaps and jumps
WHAT IS CONSERVATORY?
-One extra, exclusive ballet class per week.
-Dancers are given an elegant class-specific uniform: beautiful leotard, ballet skirt, and cover-up (see images below).
-Dancers may have the opportunity for an additional performance
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
AM I ELIGIBLE?
-Take an appropriate level ballet at MSDC
-Attend MSDC classes at Level 2 classes or above
-Write an interest essay of 200 words or more
-Obtain a recommendation from one or more dance instructors
-Interview with MSDC staff
HOW DO I APPLY?
Conservatory applications are available beginning on July 1, 2022. Applications are due on or before August 1, 2022. The application period is exclusively open to current MSDC students from July 1st through July 10th; the application opens to the general public on July 11th.
An application will not be considered complete until the applicant has completed the MSDC faculty interview and secured and submitted a letter of recommendation. Don't delay and risk missing an opportunity to schedule the interview before the deadline.
**Two levels: I and II; level placement is in the sole discretion of MSDC
**The Conservatory is specially priced for the 2022-2023 school year at $650,
including the dance wear. There is a $100 nonrefunable fee to reserve your spot, if accepted in the program.
APPLY HERE (TIME SENSITIVE, SPACES ARE LIMITED)