Princeton Ballet Workshop (PBW)

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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 program is as follows:

  • Students in Level 5 Conservatory: Audition needed; optional participation for either or both seasons

  • Students in Level 6 Conservatory: Audition needed; optional participation for either or both seasons

  • Students in Level 7 Conservatory: No audition needed; full year participation required

  • Students in Level 8 Conservatory: No audition needed; full year participation required

  • Students in Level 5 FLEX: Audition needed; dancers considering PBW must choose any 3 PBS classes, in addition to the PBW Sunday class.

  • Students in Level 6 FLEX: Audition needed; dancers accepted into PBW must choose any 4 PBS classes, in addition to the PBW Sunday class.

  • Students in Level 7 FLEX: Audition needed; dancers accepted into PBW must choose any 4 PBS classes, in addition to the PBW Sunday class.

Question: How much does it cost?
Answer: Dues for the full year are $750.00. Dues for a single semester are $425.00 with an early bird discount of $25.00. Only PBW Jrs. are permitted to sign up for a single semester; PBW Srs. must commit to a full year.  PBW company members are automatically cast in Nutcracker and pre-paid for the school spring show.