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Email:ajkun@aol.com| Telephone: (347) 346-9951

Artistic Director: Chiara Ajkun


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Left:  look inside our Studios and the Theaters hosting our Performance Season.

Center:  Company Class with our Artistic Director, Chiara Ajkun

Right: Rehearsals on Stage


The Ballet School, in New York since 2001, reflects the philosophy and creative vision of choreographer, dance teacher and cultural leader Chiara Ajkun

through exceptional training, performance experience and financial aid set in a multicultural ambience.
Affiliations: Ajkun Ballet Theatre Company and AjkunBT Fund. Artistic Director: Dr. Chiara Ajkun


Our programs have a dual mission: to train classical ballet dancers capable of joining the ranks of any world-class company and to offer our youth the joy of moving to music. We offer YEAR-ROUND and INTENSIVE programs, please see the list below.

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INTENSIVE PROGRAMS

Dance programs to experience our New York City company and the highest standard of ballet training.


PERFORMING in NEW YORK  (14 years +):

4-week experience with Ajkun Ballet Theatre to enhance the training, performing expertise and to receive exposure for career opportunities. Housing available.  Read More...

AUDITION


NEW YORK WINTER FESTIVAL (no age limit):

A week-long celebration of dance open to dancers and dance groups. Monday through Friday Workshop and Saturday Showcase for a panel of New York City experts. Read More...

AUDITION


DANCE in ITALY FESTIVAL( 11-28 years old):

Organized by the University of Dance, Theater &  Arts on the shores of Italy, the 2-week workshop & performances see Ajkun Ballet Theatre as resident guest. Dancers may audition through AjkunBT and receive college credits toward bachelor's degrees. Housing available. ​Read More...

AUDITION


AJKUN OPEN CLASSES

Ballet Classes independently offered by Company Artists in New York City, during periods when the Company is off or part of the Company is on tour. There is no audition to attend.

Contact artisticstaff@ajkunbt.org for details.

WE WELCOME ALL INQUIRIES:
Email requests to ajkun@aol.com to ensure a timely and effective answer.
Mail:  AjkunBT - Dancers Programs, 30 Pilot Street, Suite 3 L, New York, NY 10464-1631 USA
Voicemail: + 1 347-346-9951


YEAR - ROUND PROGRAMS

Designed to prepare talented students for a professional career in the U.S. and abroad.


TRAINEE PROGRAM  (16 years +):

Dancers of advanced level learn the Company's exclusive  repertory and are trained in the Ajkun Methodology,

while experiencing the New York City Performing Arts Scene. 

The program meets the standards for H-3 visas. Read More...
AUDITION 


PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM (11-17 years old):

Dance students in prevocational classical ballet training are nurtured to excel by our Saturday classes taught by Director

Dr. Chiara Ajkun. Performance opportunities with the Company.

Contact ajkun@aol.com for details 

AUDITION


PERFORMANCE PROGRAMS (no age limit):

Dance students and dance schools interested in performing in selected Company's performances, may contact ajkun@aol.comfor opportunities.


 CHILDREN PROGRAMS (3-13 years old):

Fun dance activities offered during the Nutcracker, Spring and Summer with insights in the dance world behind the scenes.

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DANCE TEACHER PROGRAMS(18 years +):
Our Integrated Ballet Field program is suitable for collegiate and graduate students pursuing a teaching career.Read More…
​AUDITION

CHOOSING THE RIGHT PROGRAM:
If you are unsure which program is best for you, please be aware that we welcome correspondence with applicants who would like assistance in determining the most appropriate program for their interests. You may contact us by emailing ajkun@aol.com or meet with our Artistic Staff at our Open Auditions and Workshops.

You are encouraged to contact us by any of the means listed at the bottom of this page, and we look forward to hearing from you.

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