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San Francisco Ballet School Trainees. (© Erik Tomasson)

FAQ

FAQ

SUMMER SESSION Frequently Asked Questions

Students who meet the age requirements for admission may audition through the online video application website, SlideRoom. Please visit our Video Audition page.

SF Ballet School does not accept and will not view any auditions by DVD, VHS, YouTube, or any other online video sharing website.

Students who meet the age requirements for admission may audition through the online video application website, SlideRoom. Please visit our Video Audition page.

SF Ballet School does not accept and will not view any auditions by DVD, VHS, YouTube, or any other online video sharing website.

Although it is preferable to see a student in a live class, there is no disadvantage to auditioning by video. Videos afford a student undivided attention from the Director and can assist in a student being considered no matter where they live.

Students who will be ages 12-18 by June 1, 2022 may audition for the Summer Session. We are not able to accommodate all ages at every audition site due to capacity restrictions. Please check the Audition Tour details for more information. If we can see you in your city, we hope to see your video audition!

No. Enrolled students must attend the entire program, from start to finish. Students may not arrive late, leave early, or miss classes during the program. The Summer Session is an intensive program and requires full participation.

All students are required to be fully vaccinated to attend a live audition and to attend the summer session.

We expect that there will be continued guidance by San Francisco Department of Public Health that may include including regular COVID testing, wearing masks in class, physical distancing, and smaller class sizes. We will adjust our planning to provide the best programming possible with the highest consideration for our students' health and safety. Students will be expected to adhere to all of San Francisco Ballet School’s protocols in order to participate in the Summer Session.

All students have classes on Saturdays. On Saturday afternoons, students may explore the city in small groups. On Sundays, students can elect to attend chaperoned trips to the Bay Area's most famous and fun tourist and recreation destinations, including Fisherman’s Wharf, a SF Giants baseball game, and Golden Gate Park. Chaperones also arrange smaller outings to other unique San Francisco attractions