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Auditions for our Youth Company
MTYB holds yearly auditions for the serious dance student wishing to further his/her dance training.
As a member of MTYB, dancers are required to be enrolled in a minimum number of dance classes
per week at the studio of his/her choice. Rehearsals for MTYB will be scheduled outside of class
time. MTYB will offer master classes and workshops throughout the year, as well as performance
opportunities. Our goal is to supplement a student's current dance program by offering additional
training and scholarships. Candidates for the MTYB Academy may also audition at this time.

Company Auditions for the 2019-2020 season Saturday, April 27th.  
     Ages 8 - 11: 9:00 - 10:00
     Ages 12 - 18: 10:30 - 12:00
Registration begins 30 minutes prior to audition time.

Audition fee: $25.00 (no photo required)

Video auditions will be accepted TBA. Video must include barre, center, and pointe work (if en
pointe). One side only is necessary. Please include a resume with past training experience.  Please
email your video to tiffany.payton@middletennesseeyouthballet.org.

Click here to review company requirements and policies.
Middle Tennessee Youth Ballet
Middle Tennessee Youth Ballet offers exceptional dance training to the highly-motivated student. At
MTYB, our goal is to offer programs that welcome diversity and ensure achievement by all students.
Through our scholarship program, MTYB is able to make dance accessible to participants of all
racial, cultural, or economic background.

Middle Tennessee Youth Ballet is proud to include the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE ® National
Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 9 level program that combines high quality artistic training with
the basics of dancer health and child comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based
guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels.
Pre-Primary through Level 3 will be taught by ABT ® Certified Teacher, Tiffany Payton, who has
successfully completed the ABT ® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3 of the
ABT ® National Training Curriculum.

Tiffany Payton is an ABT ® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT ® Teacher
Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3 of the ABT ® National Training Curriculum.
Moscow Ballet is now registering for its Nashville location.  Registration is open to all dancers.
Please visit the Moscow Ballet website for more information. www.nutcracker.com
MTYB Academy Auditions
                              Saturday, March 30th (early decision)
                                      Entering Grades 3rd - 6th: 9:30 - 10:30
                                      Entering Grades 7th - 12th: 11:00 - 12:00
                              Saturday, April 27th
                                      Entering Grades 3rd - 6th: 1:00 - 2:00
                                      Entering Grades 7th - 12th: 2:30 - 3:3
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More upcoming events...
MTYB End of Summer Intensive

       Information coming soon.


Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker
       Audition for the Nashville Youth Cast to perform alongside Moscow Ballet
       professionals in the holiday classic
The Nutcracker. Be a part of a magical  
       evening held at the world famous Ryman Auditorium.