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    North Broward Preparatory is a long-established school offering robust curricula that promotes individualized learning, creativity and critical thinking.

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Arts Academy Application and Audition Requirements

Students may apply for the Arts Academy before their 9th, 10th, or 11th grade year.  The Arts Academy application process allows each student to display their readiness for the admission committee. The committee reviews each student’s completed application and audition results to assess whether they will be successful within the Arts Academy program.

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Begin your Arts Academy application through our SlideRoom portal.

Selection and Notification

Students are admitted into the Arts Academy on a rolling basis pending NBPS acceptance.

Audition Requirements

Dance     +/-

 

Dancers must submit a video of one, two-minute solo (ballet, modern, or jazz).

 

Interview

Following your SlideRoom application, applicants must interview with the Music Department Coordinator.  Schedule your interview here.

 

*Students who have earned a Fine Arts Scholarship are offered the option to choose the Arts Academy Program during their course counseling meeting and will be invited to an interview.

 

Music     +/-

 

Instrumentalists must submit two or three contrasting works from the standard repertoire of their instrument.

 

Vocalists must sing two contrasting works, performed from memory, with live piano or pre-recorded accompaniment. Composition applicants must include two or three original compositions. 

 

Interview

Following your SlideRoom application, applicants must interview with the Music Department Coordinator.  Schedule your interview here.

 

*Students who have earned a Fine Arts Scholarship are offered the option to choose the Arts Academy Program during their course counseling meeting and will be invited to an interview.

 

Theatre      +/-

 

Musical Theatre applicants must submit one monologue from a published play and one song from a published musical (internet monologues and original works will not be accepted) together totaling less than four minutes.   If applying with an Acting Focus, please submit two contrasting monologues from a published play.

 

Interview

Following your SlideRoom application, applicants must interview with the Theatre Department Coordinator.  Schedule your interview here.

 

*Students who have earned a Fine Arts Scholarship are offered the option to choose the Arts Academy Program during their course counseling meeting and will be invited to an interview.

 

Media Arts     +/-

 

Film applicants must submit two of the following samples. 
     1)    A writing portfolio consisting of original work that best represents who you are as a writer. (Max 500 words) Work can be in a short story or screenplay format 
     2)    A short film or video in any style, including live-action, experimental, documentary, or animation. This can also be in the form of a portfolio reel with multiple films. Limit length to max 5 minutes.
     3)    A storyboard of 10 to 15 still images or drawings of your making arranged in an order that you feel tells a story (combined into one pdf).

 

Photography applicants must submit a pdf or slideshow containing 10-20 original images placing only 1 image on each slide/page.  Each slide/page must include a caption that explains the photographer's vision for the individual image, along with camera settings and the editing process.

 

*Students who have earned a Fine Arts Scholarship are offered the option to choose the Arts Academy Program during their course counseling meeting and will be invited to an interview.

 

Visual Art     +/-

 

Visual Art applicants must submit an edited portfolio of a minimum of four slides, an original freeform drawing, and samples of your sketchbook. Each piece should list the title of work, the scale of work, materials/media use, and a description of work and the inspiration behind it. Portfolios should be submitted as one document (includes all of your works as high-res photos). 

 

Interview

Following your SlideRoom application, applicants must interview with the Art Department Coordinator.  Schedule your interview here.

 

*Students who have earned a Fine Arts Scholarship are offered the option to choose the Arts Academy Program during their course counseling meeting and will be invited to an interview.