Admission into the Academy for all students who plan to train on an Elite Level will be required to audition. Auditions are held for all ages over 8 years old. ASET offers numerous audition opportunities and audition training classes in the greater Nashville area. You must have a complete packet for your audition to be considered and, thus, accepted in the Academy.
Open Call Auditions/ Elite Training Program On-Site
Enrollment for recreational/open (non-audition) classes, scholarships, and financial aid are on a first-come, first-served basis, and reserves the students place in that class. Students previously enrolled in the prior semester will have a chance to register in advance of the general public, with PRIORITY ENROLLMENT. For Further information, please complete the REQUEST INFORMATION form.
Here at ASET Academy we believe that every student deserves access to a personalized education in an accepting and diverse environment, regardless of financial strifes. If your students is a mission appropriate student (defined as a student who is actively engaged in learning, embraces challenges and is willing to work hard, both in areas in which they excel and in areas in which they are less confident) we would like to see them and give your student an opportunity to Audition for A Scholarship.
Students interested in auditioning must pay a $25 non-refundable audition fee. Once accepted, the amount will be applied to the students' account.
Students participating in Recreational Programs have a $50 Registration Fee (non-refundable).
Student participating must have a strong passion for the performing arts and instruction.
Student must show some level of skill, readiness, ability, and/or strength to be considered.
Student must abide by all expectations of the Academy.
Student must maintain a positive attitude and overall good standing within the Academy.
Students who are accepted after auditions must be ready to make the first tuition payment.
*Students auditioning for tuition assistance must have a financial need.
We offer Tuition Assistance all year-round to a family in need. Financial need is verified by parent's most recent tax information, which must be available on the day of auditions. We can cover up to 50% of each student's tuition costs. We do not cover 100% costs of costumes and/or application fees. Financial Aid Recipients do not have to audition. There is no age requirement for financial aid.
Scholarships are for students who excel in their craft, yet may need financial support.
ASET Academy scholarships are on a first come, first serve basis.
All scholarship awardees must attend audition on set date, meet the standard criteria, and both parent and student must follow through with Scholarship Contract.
Each student must reapply every semester for assessment and re-evaluation.
Scholarships are valid for one semester.
Student must be 8 years old to audition for scholarships.
Student/Parent must abide by all expectations of the scholarship contract, in order to keep scholarship.
Q: How often are students accepted into the Academy? New students are accepted quarterly throughout the year on a monitored basis.
Q: All Classes are at max capacity on jackrabbit. Is my student still able to participate? If a class is full or has reached the joining deadline, the child will not be able to join that particular class due to instructor student ratios. Q: Does my student have to participate in the bi-annual performance? Upon enrolling, it is a commitment that is made by both the parent and the students that each participant will commit for the entire performance season, including seasonal performances.
Q: What is the difference between Tuition Assistance and receiving a Scholarship? Any student can receive financial aid. A student who is interested in a Scholarship must show a need as well as show interest for the scholarship by following the audition requirements. Q: Does the Academy Offer Transportation? We no longer offer transportation for students. All students must have their own personal transportation to participate in any of our classes.