Timeline & Key Dates

Aug 1
Application opens (Fall 2018-Spring 2019)
Aug 9
Information Session
Sept 13
Information Session
Oct 11
Information Session
Oct 18
Information Webinar
Nov 8
Information Session
Dec 1
Application Closes
Feb 1
Applicants notified of review committee's decision

Resident Fellowship

  • Overview

    The CBA Fellowship Program invites scholars and artists from the fields of ballet and its related arts and sciences to work at the Center on their own scholarly and/or artistic projects. The program provides fellows with a stipend, access to studio and office space, an apartment in some cases and time away from daily life to focus on their specified project – a book, a ballet, a film, a digital lecture series or other work of their imagining related in some way to ballet. Fellows can work alone or in collaboration.

  • Duration

    Fellows may request the amount of time that fits the scope of their project, as short as one month or as long as one academic year, but it must occur during either the Fall (September-December) or Spring (January-May) semester.

  • Applicant Qualifications
    • Scholar or artist pursuing an original project related to ballet and its related arts and sciences
    • Applicants applying as scholars must have PhD or appropriate terminal degree
    • Fellows may be emerging or established in their fields
    • Ballet expertise not required
    • Students are not eligible
  • Application Materials
    • An online application form
    • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
      • Please include publications and awards (up to 3 pages)
    • 2 work samples
    • 2 letters of recommendation
    • All application materials must be in English
  • Information Sessions

    Please join us for one of our fellowship information sessions to learn more about the program.

    All information sessions take place at the Center for Ballet and the Arts at 16 Cooper Square, New York, NY at 6:00pm.

    Please select a date below to register.

    Wednesday, August 9

    Wednesday, September 13

    Tuesday, October 11

    Tuesday, November 8

Virginia B. Toulmin Fellowship for Women Choreographers

  • Duration

    Fellows may request the amount of time that fits the scope of their project, as short as one month or as long as one academic year, but it must occur during either the Fall (September-December) or Spring (January-May) semester.

  • Applicant Qualifications
    • Open to emerging and mid-career female choreographers interested in pursuing an original project that supports CBA’s mission
    • Students are not eligible
  • Application Materials
    • An online application form
    • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
      • Please include publications and awards (up to 3 pages)
    • 2 work samples
    • 2 letters of recommendation
    • All application materials must be in English
  • Information Sessions

    Please join us for one of our fellowship information sessions to learn more about the program.

    All information sessions take place at the Center for Ballet and the Arts at 16 Cooper Square, New York, NY at 6:00pm.

    Please select a date below to register.

    Wednesday, August 9

    Wednesday, September 13

    Tuesday, October 11

    Tuesday, November 8

Fellowship for the Study of Russia & Ballet

  • Duration

    Fellows may request the amount of time that fits the scope of their project, as short as one month or as long as one academic year, but it must occur during either the Fall (September-December) or Spring (January-May) semester.

  • Applicant Qualifications
    • Scholar working on a topic that relates to both Russia and ballet
    • Must be pursuing original project
    • Must show exceptional promise and/or have demonstrated significant accomplishments in their field
    • Must have a PhD or appropriate terminal degree
    • Students are not eligible
  • Application Materials
    • An online application form
    • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
      • Please include publications and awards (up to 3 pages)
    • 2 work samples
    • 2 letters of recommendation
    • All application materials must be in English
  • Information Sessions

    Please join us for one of our fellowship information sessions to learn more about the program.

    All information sessions take place at the Center for Ballet and the Arts at 16 Cooper Square, New York, NY at 6:00pm.

    Please select a date below to register.

    Wednesday, August 9

    Wednesday, September 13

    Tuesday, October 11

    Tuesday, November 8