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Artistic Motion Preparatory Academy
Contact: Alejandra Dore, AMPA Director
Artistic Motion School of Arts
800 West Smith Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
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Auditions for AMPA - Pre-Professional Ballet Program

Upcoming Auditions for 2015-2016 Year.

Greensboro, NC (March 20, 2015) - Artistic Motion Preparatory Academy (AMPA), a division of Artistic Motion School of Arts (AMSA), is proud to announce auditions for their pre-professional ballet program for the 2015-2016 academic year.

AMPA offers small, daily classes based on the Vaganova syllabus with world-renowned teachers. Dancers, ages 9+, will receive 9-20 hours (depending upon level) of instruction each week. Classes include: ballet technique; pre-pointe/pointe; variations; partnering; character; conditioning; contemporary; jazz; tap; piano; and drama for dancers. Students currently enrolled in AMPA's inaugural year are already showing tremendous signs of success with 100% acceptance rate for all students who auditioned for summer ballet programs, including Bolshoi Ballet and Kirov Ballet Academy. Some students were also awarded merit scholarships and acceptance to year-round programs.

"We have had an exciting first year and are looking forward to expanding our program to include older dancers,"says Alejandra Dore, Artistic Motion Preparatory Academy Director. "I am honored to lead our teachers as we continue training a new generation of professional dancers."Dore's instructional team will include professionals in the fields of dance, music, and drama.

Artistic Motion Preparatory Academy Ballet Dancers at Greensboro studio

AMPA will be auditioning dancers, ages 9+ (by August 30, 2015), for the 2015-2016 academic year on three separate dates:

  • Sunday, March 29
  • Sunday, June 7
  • Saturday, August 29

AGES 9-10 begin registration at 12:00 pm, with an audition from 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm. AGES 11-12 begin registration at 1:30 pm, with an audition from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. AGES 13+ begin registration at 3:00 pm, with an audition from 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm. The Audition Fee is $35. Pre-registration is not required, but is highly recommended. Additional audition details can be found on the AMPA page.