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Peridance Center firmly believes that one of its responsibilities, as a major New York City dance hub, is to demonstrate a commitment to giving back to the local, national, and international communities. The Center's faculty, students and staff dedicate themselves to be part of this mission and to make a positive change in their communities as well. There are three opportunities to gain scholarship at Peridance.
1. Training Programs
Peridance Center offers domestic and international students a limited number of partial and full MERIT-based scholarships (10%, 20%, 50%, 75% & 100% Scholarships) each academic year through an Online Application for its dance programs:
Awarded according to the following criteria and requirements:
*Currenty there is no position available.
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM & INTENSIVE SEMESTER STUDENTS ONLY:
Work-Study Option: On-campus work for a reduction in tuition option is available to prospective and current students. Applicants must demonstrate a strong study ethic, job-related skills, professionalism, as well as a financial need, if applicable. Qualified applicants are granted Work-Study positions at Peridance's sole discretion.
To start an application today please go to our Peridance Scholarship Application. ($50 application fee is required).
2. Dance Competitions
Peridance recognizes the importance of dance education in the public sector, especially for underserved students. Through its non-profit organization, the Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, it provides free dance performances, classes, and workshops, as well as free tickets to annual performances.
4. Open Classes
Professional Dancer FREE Ballet ClassesCALLING ALL PROFESSIONAL DANCERS!
As the NYC dance community continues to reopen and embark on a new chapter of live performances, Peridance Center is excited to support professional dancers by providing the opportunity to train for FREE in select In-Studio Open Classes.
5 free spots will be available in all 11:35am Ballet classes Monday-Friday.
If you identify as a professional dance artist, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with verification of employment. Examples include, but are not limited to:
- Current Company contract
- Dancer profile on a company website
- Email confirming employment with a choreographer/artist/company
- Freelance gig contract
Dancers must be preapproved in order to redeem free class. Spots will be granted on a first come first serve basis. In order to maximize the number of dancers participating in this offering, each dancer can redeem a free class only two times per month.
For more information, please email the proper correspondent from our Contacts page.