Frequently Asked Questions

We accept advanced level ballet students ages 14–19; dancers aged 13 are encouraged to audition.

We usually hold an on-site audition in February and one in August. However, we also accept video auditions before August.

Students partake in classes Monday through Saturday in the mornings and early afternoons. A detailed schedule is released to students accepted into the program.

Many of our students are enrolled in online school programs. One popular program is the Oak Crest Academy. Visit the High School Coursework page for more information.

Yes, we partner with the American University Preparatory School to provide dormitory housing and board for students.

No, students are required to take supplementary classes in tap, contemporary, yoga and piano among others. Visit the Curriculum page for a full list.

Visit the Performance Opportunities page for a full list.

Yes. Scholarships and financial aid are available. For more information on financial aid, contact Gavin Kelley at gkelley@colburnschool.edu.

Yes. There is a $40 fee for activating a payment plan and payments are made on the 15th of each month from the date of registration until March.