HOW TO APPLY
Auditions are NOT REQUIRED for the Independent Program; however, a fundamental understanding of ballet is a prerequisite. Students should be able to execute a basic ballet barre and perform steps in combination e.g., glissade, jeté, pas de bourrée, assemblé, changement, piqué, and chaîné turns.
To apply, visit Admissions and Auditions and complete “Step 1: Application”. Applicants are required to submit the following:
- Completed Application Form
- Dance résumé
- Recent photograph of applicant in first arabesque on leg of choice (en relevé or flat). Applicants must include sign in photo reading “Martha Graham School Application” and the date.
- 500-word personal statement explaining desire to study at the Martha Graham School
One letter of recommendation
Materials should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. A $50 Applicant Fee is required of all applicants.
After “Step 1: Application”, the Independent Program application procedure is complete. Decisions are made on rolling admissions from January – July; prospective students are notified within two weeks of receipt of completed application.
TUITION AND AID
For information regarding program tuition and financial aid, click here.