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Springfield, Missouri


As a part of its mission, Springfield Ballet is pleased to offer tuition scholarships for children ages seven and older who have a strong passion for and desire to study ballet. No previous dance experience is needed to apply; Springfield Ballet trains students of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

Interested students must complete a detailed application, exhibit talent and potential, and attend an audition class in order to be considered for tuition scholarships. Applicants should be willing to maintain a committed training schedule. Limited funds are available each semester for partial, or in some cases full, scholarships.

Fall 2018 Scholarship Information:

Fall 2018 Scholarship Application

All auditions will be held in Springfield Ballet studios at The Creamery Arts Center. Applicants with no previous dance experience should contact Ashley Paige Romines, Artistic & School Director, by April 16, 2018 to set up an audition and assessment. Applicants with previous dance experience should bring their completed application to the appropriate audition date listed below:

Ages 7-12 (Level: Ballet 1, 2): Wed, April 25, 5:30-6:30pm (Studio C)—Completed application due by 5:30pm on 4/25.

Approximate ages 7 and up (Level: Ballet 2/3, 3, 3/4): Sat, April 21, 11:00am-12:30pm (Studio B)—Completed application due by 11:00am on 4/21.

Approximate ages 9 and up (Level: Ballet 3/4, 4, 4/5): Tues, April 24, 4:30-6:00pm (Studio A)—Completed application due by 4:30pm on 4/24.

Approximate ages 11 and up (Level: Ballet 5 and up): Sat, April 21, 12:45-3:05pm (Studio A)—Completed application due by Thursday, 4/19, 6:00pm. Class includes ballet, jazz and improvisation. Please wear ballet dress code to begin, bring pointe shoes (if applicable), and bring jazz dress code to wear for the jazz portion.


For more information, call Springfield Ballet at 417.862.1343 or email Artistic & School Director, Ashley Paige Romines, at