Faculty Advisors: Ms. Patty Hoffman and Ms. Mia Otto

Chapter President: Alea YunCai Brown

Eligibility for Membership:  

  • Applicants must have a 3.5 or higher GPA and submit a minimum of 30 points for induction (see point system form). 

    • A GPA of 3.5 or higher must be maintained throughout your participation in the National Honor Society for Dance Arts.

  • Obtain two letters of recommendation (see back pages of application form). Please do not use a Ballet Society faculty member or a family member/relative.

  • Applicants must be enrolled and taking classes at Colorado Ballet Society and also, be in grades 9-12.

    • ​8th graders interested in NHSDA will be candidates for the season and may fully participate in all meetings, activities, events, and performances. 8th graders may accumulate their points within their 8th grade year within a 12 month period.


Duties of a NHSDA Member:

  • Maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher (will be verified).

  • Participate in performances for the community and for Colorado Ballet Society.

  • Be a leader and mentor to younger dancers, as well as, show a demonstration of collaborative teamwork and motivation in the different aspects of dance i.e. choreography, performance, teacher assistant, volunteer stage crew, costume assistant, etc.

  • Attend all meetings, monthly or otherwise assigned.


  • $8 per student, once inducted

  • Separate fees apply for the optional NHSDA Pins and Honor Cords



  • Please return the application and two letters of recommendation, to the Front Desk by August 14, 2019.

  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure that the letters of recommendation are given at a timely manner and are mailed in (You will not be turning them in once they are completed).

  • If the application is not complete with two letters of recommendation and a completed application, then you will NOT be considered for the National Honor Society for Dance Arts.

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