Terms of admittance
We are looking for highly motivated young people with an open and curious personality who are enthusiastic and obsessed by dance in its multifaceted forms.
The following prerequisites must to be met for admittance to balance 1 dance education:
- a finished school education,
- a medical attestation certifying physical suitability for dancing
- basic abilities in dance to be demonstrated at an audition.
- the applicant should be 16 years and above (under 18’s require a signed permit from their guardians).
The written application must include:
- a CV with a photo
- summarized report of dance experience
- short personal statement why you want to be a dancer
The application can be filled out directly online, please use the application form formular. You may also send in your application by post or by Email. Please choose your favorite audition date. Only in case of too many applicants for one date we might have to redistribute some of the applicants. In this case you will be informed by Email or phone call.
Please do not send in your application by registered mail, thank you.
The audition fee of 30,- Euro is to be transferred to the account of the Tanzakademie balance 1. Please write your name and audition date on the intended purpose and note that the fee is not refundable.
Account holder: Tanzakademie balance 1
Bank: Berliner Volksbank
Account number: 2347 0980 03
Bank code: 100 900 00
IBAN: DE04 1009 0000 2347 0980 03
Please send written applications and any further questions to the following address if you don’t want to register online:
Tanzakademie balance 1
Z. Hd. Miriam K. & Stephanie L. Drechsler
D – 12099 Berlin (Tempelhof)
Following the audition, the applicant will receive an Email whether or not he/she has been accepted.
The decision of the examiners and the direction of the school will not be justified, and does not imply a general statement of the applicant’s suitability for a professional dance education.
A lateral entrance after the beginning of a semester is generally possible under the condition that the applicant has passed an audition and a free spot is available.
Please contact us for an extra audition date by email
or phone +49 30 75 44 68 10 (answering machine)
Applications from EU countries are welcome.
For applicants from countries outside the EU who have passed the audition, issue of a student VISA by the German embassy in their respective home countries is a condition to be admitted to the vocational dance education.
Among other prerequisites for this VISA is proof of resources to finance education and living expenses in Germany. A student VISA does not include a working permit. Further questions concerning student VISA must be clarified with the German embassy of your country.
We expect students from foreign countries to acquire elementary knowledge of the German language before the onset of the program, and to extend their language skills during their studies in Germany.