Performing Arts Competitions

  2017 National Awards Competition: Classical Ballet


NSAL invites ballet dancers to participate in the 2017 National Awards Competition. The First Prize is $12,000, and other significant cash prizes are available.  The National Awards Competition will be held  during the NSAL Annual Meeting in Boca Raton, Florida, from May 29 – June 3, 2017.

Contestants must first compete on the chapter level.  To compete at the chapter level, submit a completed application to the chapter that is closest to your home or school.  The first place winner at the chapter level may then proceed to the National Competition.  Participants compete for the National first place award of $12,000, and a series of other awards.  Local chapters will pay travel, hotel, and conference registration expenses for the chapter winner to attend the National Competition.

2017 Classical Ballet Competition Rules and Performance Requirements


2016 Winston Scholarships in Classical Voice


Winston Voice Brochure 2016

Winston Voice Application 2016

Winston Voice Suggestions for Applicants 2015




Schedule of Upcoming Competitions


Winston Scholarship Competitions will be held every year.


2016 National Awards Competition: Musical Theater

The National Competition will be in Phoenix, Arizona.

2017 National Awards Competition: Dance

The National Competition will be in Boca Raton, Florida.

2018 National Awards Competition: Music (Instrumental)

The National Competition will be in Chautauqua, New York.

2019 National Awards Competition: Drama

The National Competition will be in Washington, D.C.