Princeton Ballet Workshop FAQs
Question: What is the Princeton Ballet Workshop?
Answer: PBW is the pre-professional program at American Repertory Ballet/Princeton Ballet School. There are two levels in the program: PBW Juniors and PBW Seniors. PBW Juniors comprises the youngest group of dancers aspiring to a professional career in dance, while PBW Seniors are dancers who have achieved the two most advanced levels of training at Princeton Ballet School. PBW Srs. also includes our highly respected Trainee program which encompasses both local and international, post-secondary school dancers.
Admission to the PBW Jr. program is as follows:
Students in Level 5 Conservatory: Audition required; optional participation for either or both seasons
Students in Level 5 FLEX: Audition required; dancers considering PBW must choose any 3 PBS classes
Students in Level 6 Conservatory: Audition required; optional participation for either or both seasons
Students in Level 6 FLEX: Audition required; dancers accepted into PBW must choose any 4 PBS classes
Admission to the PBW Sr. program is as follows:
- Students in Level 7 Conservatory: No audition; full year participation required
Students in Level 7 FLEX: Audition required; dancers accepted into PBW must choose any 4 PBS classes
- Students in Level 8 Conservatory: No audition; full year participation required
Question: How much does it cost?
Answer: Dues for the full year are $800.00 if you register for PBW Fall and Spring at the same time. Dues for a single semester are $450.00. Only PBW Juniors are permitted to sign up for a single semester; PBW Seniors must commit to a full year. PBW company members are automatically cast in Nutcracker and are pre-paid for the school spring show.