1651 Third Avenue, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10128

(212) 410-9140

Located in the heart of New York, BAE has five spacious, air-conditioned studios with sprung floors, mirrors, sound systems, and pianos, which are available for rental. The versatile spaces at BAE are ideal for your next reception, fundraiser, corporate event, meeting, private party, photo shoot, or rehearsal.

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Junior Summer Course 2021

For aspiring dancers, ages 7 to 14

The BAE Junior Summer Course inspires dancers to reach their next level of achievement. The renowned BAE faculty, proven syllabus, and intensive curriculum provide students with the tools to attain technical and artistic growth.

Both In-Studio and Virtual Programs Available! The In-Studio Program will be offered with limited enrollment and strong safety measures in place.

2021 Audition Dates
Saturday, March 13th
Saturday, May 8th
Saturday, June 5th

All auditions will be held virtually via Zoom.

To be considered for an audition, please complete and submit the Audition Request Form. After you receive your invitation to audition, you will be asked to pay the $25 audition fee.

Audition Request Form

Video auditions are also being accepted for the 2021 Junior Summer Course as well as the August Intensive. Click on the button below for the video application and instructions. 

Audition Application

Interested in the two-week BAE August Intensive for ages 9-19? Click on the button below to learn more.

August Intensive Information

The Junior Summer Course  will be held July 6 – August 13, 2021. Students accepted to the program may choose to enroll for Session A, Session B, or the full six-week course.

  • Session 1 (Three Weeks): July 6-July 23
  • Session 2 (Three Weeks): July 26-August 13
  • Full Six-Week Course: July 6-August 13

Classes will be held Monday-Friday each week of Junior Summer Course, except there will be class on the first Saturday of the program as a make-up for Monday, July 5th.

Upon acceptance to the Junior Summer Course, students will receive an email invitation with enrollment information and instructions. We recommend that you reserve your place as soon as possible in order to secure your spot in the Program. Please feel free to contact us by email at info@baenyc.com with any questions.

Jenna Lavin, BAE Pre-Professional Division Principal oversees the Junior Summer Course Program. Classes are taught by the distinguished BAE year-round faculty and guest artists.

The comprehensive curriculum includes technique, pointe, pas de deux*, variations, men’s, modern, character, hip hop, stretch and strengthening classes. (Pointe and pas de deux classes are offered based on level placement.)
Seminars and workshops will be held in dance history and health & wellness.
Students will have the opportunity to meet and chat with professional dancers in our Meet the Artist Summer Series.

Detailed class schedule information will follow.

*Pas de Deux classes will be held, barring any distancing requirements. 

Tuition information coming soon.

Ballet Technique Classes:

Ladies: Any solid color leotard with pink or flesh-toned tights and ballet slippers, pointe shoes (if applicable). Skirts, sweatpants, leg warmers, and multi-strap or rhinestone-studded leotards are not permitted.

Gentlemen: Any solid color tee shirt (no logos) with black or grey tights

All Other Classes:

Character (Levels A,B,C): Either character shoes or ballet slippers. Ladies: Black character skirt or any solid color ballet skirt

Modern(Levels A, B, C): Footless tights and bare feet (men: gray or black tights, ladies: pink, black, or flesh colored tights)

Stretch/Strengthen (All levels) : Any solid-color leotard with either footless tights or rolled up tights

Hip Hop (Level C): Shorts, sweatpants or dance wear, with sneakers

Additional Supplies:

Dance History, Lecture Series, and Meet the Artist Series: Please bring a pen/pencil and notebook to class in case you want to take notes.

Financial aid scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Please contact us to request a financial aid or Male Scholarship Fund application.

“BAE’s Summer Intensive really helped me to connect with my technique. The inspiring classes and amazing teachers pushed me to be more focused and energized than ever!”