Admission & Short courses

Access to education at the Princess Grace Academy is only possible after selection by application and audition. Two possibilities for auditions: short course-audition or private audition.

Short course-audition


SHORT COURSE-AUDITION

The courses are available to those whose application has been selected. Applicants aged 13 to 17 (in 2023) who wish to join the Academy for the following season, may request to be auditioned during these courses, they will be observed throughout the course.

Duration: 1 week
Curriculum: classical, Contemporary, Pointe, Men's class, Pilates Class. Music Class, French class for foreigners, seminar.

Possibility to follow one or more sessions (summer courses). We have a boarding facility (with limited places) for students wishing to stay at the Academy.

Prices:
1 100€ / week (tuition + accommodation)
600€ / week (tuition only)
 

→ WINTER COURSES:
Open to students born between 2006 and 2010. Possible audition for season 2023-2024.


FROM MONDAY 20th TO SATURDAY 25th FEBRUARY 2023

Arrival and check-in for students on Sunday, February 19th afternoon (all students) and departure on Saturday, February, 25th afternoon.

Application need to be registered on our website no later than December 13th 2022 before 10 am (french hour).
Answers will be sent at latest on January 14th 2023.

Form for registration request: FILL IN HERE


→ SUMMER COURSES:
For students between 11 and 19 years old (age at the time of the course). Possible audition for season 2023-2024 (only for students born between 2006 and 2010).


FROM MONDAY 3rd TO SATURDAY 8th JULY 2023
FROM MONDAY 10th TO SATURDAY 15th JULY 2023
FROM MONDAY 17th TO SATURDAY 22nd JULY 2023
FROM MONDAY 24th TO SATURDAY 29th JULY 2023

Arrival and check-in for students on Sunday afternoon (all students) and departure on Saturday afternoon.
Application need to be registered on our website from 30th January 2023, until 24th March 2023 before 10 am (franch hour).
Answers will be sent at latest on 8th April 2023.

►Form for registration request: from 30/01

Depending on the result of the initial selections, a second period when applications may be registered could be opened in April.

 

Private audition


PRIVATE AUDITION

Private auditions are held at the Academy by invitation and after receipt of an e-mail application. They are organised over three days depending on availability on the calendar (excluding periods where there are courses and preparation for examinations or shows). The material (see below "requirements and supporting documentation for selection") is to be sent by e-mail to: apg@balletsdemontecarlo.com

Occasionally, public auditions can be organized abroad.
 

Documentation


SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION for a SHORT COURSE-AUDITION
and/or a PRIVATE AUDITION

To apply for a SHORT COURSE-AUDITION and/or a PRIVATE AUDITION, please prepare the documentation:
- your CV/Resume (date of birth, nationality, size, weight, dance studies and academic studies)
- 1 ID photo and 2 dance outfit photos (poses arabesque and développé seconde)
- if private audition: the dates you are available

- a video link of a classical extract with following exercises (to adapt to student level):
  *one exercise of battements tendus back to the barre, front camera, bare feet
  *one barre filmed from profile with pliés, battements tendus, jetés, fondus, adage et grands battements
  *center exercises : Adage, pirouettes, grandes pirouettes (according to level), walz, small, medium and big jumps, plus pointes exercises for girls
  *a variation/choreography (according to student level)
- a video link with contemporary extract. If you do not practice contemporary dance, please indicate it in the application form in the “additional commentary” section.
Total video duration must not exceed: 15 minutes


A few guidelines before you apply for Short courses:
Gather all documentation before accessing to the platform
Use a computer rather than a mobile phone or a tablet
For video: maximum 5 links, we request direct link (Youtube or Vimeo for example). We won't accept video if we need to download video or with request of authorization. We ask you to indicate password if necessary.
Should you have previously completed an application form, please don’t register through the link on the website but contact us by email (academieprincessegrace@balletsdemontecarlo.com) to receive access to your previous application.

Each applicant will receive an initial e-mail acknowledging receipt of the application. Then, a second e-mail indicating whether the file is complete or incomplete, any missing documents to be provided. Applications which are not up-to-date or completed within the three days following the deadline for registration will not be considered.


Information:
Tel.: +377 93 30 70 40
Email: academieprincessegrace@balletsdemontecarlo.com