Visit and make sure that you know what the school stands for! Furthermore, make sure that you are prepared to apply and (potentially) audition with repertoire that conforms to Juilliard's requirements and aspirations that meet its expectations. Know what you're going in for; I have encountered many people who either (A) thought that they were interested in Juilliard before really delving into its background and expectations or (B) applied to Juilliard with unrealistic expectations of their own abilities and were denied. Go for it; I believe that it is a fantastic school that deserves its renown and more! But thinking realistically...
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Juilliard is for young artists who know they want to change the world with dance, music, or theatre as their tool to do so. Don't let the mystique or prestige fool you; it's really just a school. But with that in mind, the level of talent that is here in the heart of New York is beyond inspiring.» Read More