What kind of previous education do I need to have?
To apply for the program you need to have completed your high school diploma.
What is the minimum age for applying to G.A.P.?
To apply for the program you must be at least 18 years old before the first day of the season.
I want to apply to G.A.P. but there is no audition in my country. What can I do?
If you live in South America, America, Africa, Australia, Chine or Japan you may inquire about video auditions. Please contact . All other applicants must register for one of the scheduled auditions listed.
What does the audition consist of?
The auditions will include classes in two different contemporary dance, ballet in some cases and you will be asked to show a solo.
What kind of solo should I bring for the audition?
Please prepare a solo 1:00-1:30 minutes in length, to be shown without music.
Is there a dress code for the audition?
There is no dress code for the auditions. You should feel comfortable, but also make sure we can see how your body is working.
When will I know if I'm selected for the season?
Audition results will be given at place after the audition.
If I am invited to be a member of G.AP. does Gangaray offer accommodation during the season?
Gangaray does not have the capacity to offer accommodation during the season.
In case I am not accepted, can I get feedback?
Due to organisational reasons it is not possible to give feedback after the auditions.
Is there an audition fee?
Yes. The audition fee is 20euros, what dancers need to pay at place before the audition begins. Please prepare the exact amount due we don't make any changes.
What is the working language at Gangaray?
The working language is English.
Is Gangaray a full-time or part-time program?
The G.A.P. is a full-time study program. The average time spent in classes and rehearsals is 30 hours per week.
Is G.A.P. a private or a state school? Is G.A.P. a university?
Gangaray is a private educational program operated by Gangaray Dance Company. We do not provide any accredited diploma.
When does the season start and end?
The season year usually begins in the beginning of September and finishes at the end of June.
How is the daily work look like in G.A.P.?
G.A.P. focuses on mostly in contemporary dance technique in the frame of Gangaray Dance Company.
Dancers will have an everyday training included two technique classes a day, following either with repertoire workshop, workshop of contemporary dance or creation. The main teachers are from Gangaray Dance Company.
How many creation dancer will have during the season?
Dancers will have two creation during their season.
How can I find accommodation in Budapest?
Upon acceptance to Gangaray you will be receive via e-mail a list with websites to search for a room or apartment in Budapest. Please note that Budapest is a well visited city and since we have many universities, student housing fills quickly. We advise you to search for a room or house immediately after you are admitted to Gangaray.
Is there an international tuition fee?
There is no difference in the tuition fee. Students coming from all over the world pay the same tuition.
How much are living expenses and accommodation in Budapest?
A room in an apartment with other students costs around €150 to €350. Some students also share a room to divide the costs. Living expenses are comparable with those of bigger European cities.
How easily can I get a job in order to support myself while studying at Gangaray?
Because Gangaray is a full-time study program, and the schedule may vary, there is not much time to work outside school. Students usually work during their breaks in order to cover expenses.
Can I get support from the state of Hungary?
It is best to try to get scholarships from your own country. We can connect you with current students who may be able to help you find scholarship opportunities in your home country.
If I am admitted, how much time do I have to make a decision?
Once you are admitted you will receive a statement of commitment. You will have about 2 weeks to make a decision and return your signed to us. Once you have signed the statement and sent the tuition fee, you are registered and expected to attend the program.
How will i manage my visa?
Each of the selected dancers will receive via e-mail a confirmation letter about being accepted to the program of G.A.P. .
You can use this document to start your visa. Since dancers are coming from all around the world each of them will have a different procedure.
We strongly advise you to start immediately your visa procedure after you are admitted to Gangaray.
If I have been admitted to the program but cannot attend, is it possible to come for the following year?
If you decide not to attend this year you will have to reapply next year.
How much the program costs?
The program's fee is 4.000 euros for the whole season. Dancers are required to pay their fee in two installment.
First installment : 2400 euros
Deadline of the payment: 2020. 07.03
Second installment : 1600 euros
Deadline of the payment: 2021. 01.08.
What happens if the audition is canceled due to corona virus?
All registered applicants has to audition via e-mail
What do you need to include in your video audition?
In the video you must include:
For more information please write to