Photo above: Senior Apprentice Della Griffin performs the soloist role of "White Owl" in Ballet Fantastique's ZORRO: The Ballet with the LA-based band Incendio at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts, 2018 // Bob Williams
The elite, official training corps of Ballet Fantastique's professional company, these dancers have dedicated a year of their lives to intensive training and professional performance.
Now auditioning for the 19-20 season.
About the Program: 2018-2019
Ballet Fantastique's 37-week Apprentice Program offers an inimitable immersive professional training and rehearsal program for advanced, exceptionally gifted professional-track dancers ages 18-25 (dancers ages 15-17 may request an invitation to audition).
This rigorous program is designed to develop our industry's next generation of professional dancers, providing talented aspirants with a unique training and performance curriculum. Ballet Fantastique's Apprentice Program equips talented dancers with the knowledge, technical training, and performance experience needed to pursue a viable professional career and/or higher education. The Program also represents the a formal track towards being selected for professional positions with the Ballet Fantastique Company upon graduation.
The Apprentice Program includes both studio and theater components, with 4-8 hours of intensive daily training, as well as a full performance season with the professional Ballet Fantastique company.
Ballet Fantastique Apprentices are the elite pre-professionals within Ballet Fantastique's professional company. Apprentices are mentored by and work alongside the international professional Company artists of Ballet Fantastique on a daily basis.
Ballet Fantastique's 2018-2019 Apprentice Roster is almost closed.
The best way to see and be seen is to attend the 2018 Summer Professional Dancer Development Program.
Barbara Becraft Apprenticeship Fellowship
Provides a full season training scholarship to select Barbara Becraft Apprenticeship Fellows. Contact Jessica Mackinson at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about the audition process.
Sponsored by Henry Jones in honor of Barbara Becraft, lover of dance and champion of young artists.