Ballet Auditions

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Mooney Cooley Dance is seeking two male and two female classical ballet dancers for its 15th Anniversary Nutcracker at The Riverside Theatre in New York City. Performances are 12/11-12/13.  Performance pay, travel and shoe reimbursement are available. For more information, please go to our website at

Please submit resume, headshot and video reel (if available) to



Laura Stanczyk Casting is holding Nashville auditions on September 24 and 25 for the national tour of Dirty Dancing. This is an AEA tour with great salary and benefits.

We are in need of male dancers, preferably with extensive ballet or modern dance training, handsome, masculine and over 6' who can also act and be the understudy for the lead role of Johnny Castle. We are also on the lookout for female dancers with strong ballet training and technique who are fit and flexible, for the ensemble and for the role of Baby.

Please email a picture and resume to to schedule an appointment.



Croation National Theatre in Zagreb is seeking two male dancers with strong classical and modern technique to start immediately. Minimal height required 175 cm. Please apply at, attn. To Mr. Leonard Jakovina, artistic director, with CV, ballet photos and web link. Applications until September 10, 2015. Audition will be held by invitation only on September 16 at 4 p.m. at the Croatian National Theatre, Zagreb, Trg m. Tita 15


New York City-based Ballet for Young Audiences is seeking classically trained male and female dancers for its 30th season. This season includes performances of our productions of The Nutcracker and Cinderella. For more information send resume and headshot (include dance photos and video links, if available) to:

Preferred heights:
Men 5'6" and taller
Women 5'4" and shorter

$350+/week for 2 weeks + tour per diem

Ballet for Young Audiences is a unique company dedicated to the introduction of dance to new audiences. It seeks to make dance accessible to young people from all backgrounds, including those who would otherwise never have the opportunity to see ballet performed live. BYA presents full stage productions, fully narrated to ensure understanding of the dance vocabulary for newer audiences.


NWA Ballet Theatre, the regional professional ballet company of Northwest Arkansas, announces open auditions for their 2015/2016 season. Dancers must have classical training and partnering experience. Male dancers must be 5'9" and up. Females between 5'2" and 5'8". Videos or links along with a headshot and resumé may be sent to Please visit our website at


Filmmaker in Houston, TX, looking for male dancers, preferably under 20 years old, for a music video where the main subject should be a ballet boy. We are looking to film this fall in Houston. More details will be provided upon request.

Please contact April Johnson with a headshot and video of some performance at Website:


Lustig Dance Theatre is a 10 member contemporary ballet company located in New Brunswick, NJ, under the direction of choreographer Graham Lustig. We are looking for male dancers for our 2015-2016 season. Repertory to be based around newly created work by Graham Lustig and other contemporary choreographers.

Looking for male dancers preferably 5’10” or taller

Contract periods: (need not be available for all periods)
October 26–December 6
January 25–March 12
May 9–June 26

Contact: Ballet Master, Bat Abbit with headshot, resumé, and video/link:


New York City-based dance company Ballets with a Twist seeks dancers for paid rehearsals and performances. Pointe work is required for women. All applicants must have strong classical ballet technique, be available for touring and reside in the Tri-State Area.

Women: 5’5” and taller
Men: 5'8" - 5'11"

Please submit resumé, at least one full-body classical photo (en pointe for females), and video footage (if available) to


The ASBCompaNY (American Swiss Ballet Company) is holding auditions for males and female dancers with strong ballet and contemporary technique for soloist, corps and apprentice positions. Email us to set an appointment at: with your headshot and resumé.

Audition Location:

300 West 43rd St, Ste 603/606
New York, NY 10036
Phone: + 1 646 580 7311



A&J Asociates is currently in need of female ballet dances for several private viewings.
We are looking for classically and contemporary dancers. You must be at least 18 years of age. Please apply with picture resume at You can also call/text me at 864-315-944

Dissonance Dance Theatre in Washington, DC is seeking 2 male and 2 female company and apprentice contemporary ballet dancers for its ninth season. Auditions will be conducted in Washington, D.C.


Season includes six local engagements. Season currently runs through May 30, 2016. **Subject to change.


Company dancers receive performance stipends and pointe shoe allotments for classically trained female dancers. Apprentices and junior apprentices are non-paid positions. For private company class audition, please send headshot, bodyshot, resume and video reel to producing artistic director Shawn Short at



Oregon Ballet Theatre seeks advanced young male dancers for positions in OBT2, its new pre-professional junior company. Program begins September 8th and runs until May 2016, includes performance opportunities with the main company, as well as a generous weekly stipend. Qualified applicants must be 21 years of age or under and US citizens. To apply, please submit a photo, CV/resume, and video audition (no longer than 10 minutes, demonstrating classical variation or performance) to:




Canyon Concert Ballet, the premiere Northern Colorado pre-professional company located in Fort Collins, CO, announces open auditions for their 2015/2016 Season. Auditions are open to advanced classically and contemporary trained male and female dancers with performance experience. Our season begins with The Nutcracker in December, a repertory show in March, and a full length ballet in the spring. Fort Collins is a friendly, growing outdoor community that is alive with arts and culture.

Audition date: August 29, 2015
                       10:30 am - 12:30 pm
                       1031 Conifer, Ft. Collins, CO 80524

Required materials: Head shot and resumé/CV



 Gainesville Ballet in Northern Virginia has an opening for a male dancer with strong classical and contemporary experience for the 2015-16 season. US citizens or Green Card holders only, no exceptions.  Please send inquires (including resume, photos and YouTube links) to


The Atlantic City Ballet is currently accepting audition submissions for male dancers. Dancers must have classical training and partnering experience. Dancers must also be 5’9” and up. CV and video link may be sent to


The Atlantic City Ballet is now accepting video audition submissions for their International Trainee/Apprentice Program. Dancers may mail their audition tape or send us an email with a video link.

Program begins September 14th, 2015.

The Atlantic City Ballet's International Trainee and Apprentice Program (ITAP) is the perfect program for dancers who seek a professional career in dance. This 1-2  year tuition based program provides the experience necessary to ease the transition from student to professional dancer, all while offering personal attention in a small, nurturing environment.

Limited to only 20 students, ITAP is the training ground for future AC Ballet company members. For those students also interested in continuing their academic education, ITAP offers one on one academic mentoring and the ability to take classes either online or at Richard Stockton College which is minutes away. Trainees will also have the opportunity to perform in AC Ballet's many outreach programs and will be part of Atlantic City Ballet's Corps de ballet.

2015/16 ITAP Auditions

Students are accepted into ACB ITAP by audition only. Interested dancers  should mail their audition materials. The audition packet should include: resume, head shot and one dance shot. One video not longer then 10 minutes. The video should contain the following:

First combination - short adagio with a develop a la seconde, and arabesque in it.

Second combination - pirouettes and one open turn.

Third combination -  small beats and jumps

Fourth combination - big jumps.

Any extra time on the video may contain something of the dancers choosing. Please include a $30 audition fee. Checks may be made payable to Atlantic City Ballet

Please send audition material to:

Atlantic City Ballet
Boardwalk Hall
2301 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Attn: Phyllis Papa-ITAP Auditions 2015

For further information or to send an audition email, please contact Alexandria Pieroni, Managing Director, at


Dayton Ballet currently has male contracts open for the 2015/16 season. 32 week season includes Septime Webre's Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella, Nutcracker, a new Carmina Burana and a repertory performance with two world premieres. Send information to


Jean Ann Ryan Productions is now casting singers, dancer and triple threats for:
6 Star World Cruise Lines
USA / China Touring Shows
Cirque Aerial Productions, 
Casinos – Conventions – Corporate Events

Auditions will be held in London and NYC.

LONDON: September 7th 2015
Private call
Singers by appointment only.
Pineapple Studios, 7 Langley Street, Covent Garden

LONDON: September 8th 2015
Open Call
9:00am Male & Female Dancers
1:00pm Male & Female Singers
Pineapple Studios, 7 Langley Street, Covent Garden

NEW YORK CITY: October 1st 2015
Agent's Call. By appointment only.

Bob Cline, Casting Director
Submissions to:
676 A 9th Avenue #160
New York, NY 10036
NEW YORK CITY: October 2nd 2015
Open Call
10.00am Male & Female Dancers
1.00 pm Male & Female Singers
Pearl Studios, 500th Eight Avenue, 4th Floor

For 6 Star Cruise lines, performers travel to exotic and around-the-world-itineraries, room and board included, with white-glove service. Guests traveling on board these ships are among the world’s elite. Contracts are generally 6 months in length and include round trip airfare. Rehearsals in Fort Lauderdale with deluxe accommodations.

Start date: immediate and future
Seeking performers of all ethnicities

Singer Requirements:
All singers should prepare at least 2 selections. One from a legit musical theater (preferably Andrew Lloyd Webber) show and the second, a contemporary pop/rock selection. Accompanist will be provided. Please provide sheet music in proper key.

Seeking all vocal types, but especially interested in the following:

Principal Male Singers
Tenor/musical theater -  G2 to C5
Legit Tenor  - C3 to high Bb4 full voice
Rock Tenor - C3 with Rock Belt/Mix up to C5 needs high falsetto
Bari-Tenor – A2 to A4 with falsetto F4-Db5
Lyric Bari-Baritone – A2 to Bb4

Principal Female Singers
Mezzo/Belt/Musical Theater - legit E3 to Bb5 with belt/mix to D5
Legit Soprano - legit A3 to Eb6 with belt/mix to C5
Strong Belter - G3 to F5

Male Singer / Dancers
Rock Tenor - C3 with Rock Belt/Mix up to C5 needs high falsetto
Bari -Tenor – A2 to A4 with falsetto F4-Db5

Female Singer / Dancers
Mezzo/Belt - G3 to Bb5 - Pop soprano sound with belt/mix to D5

Dancer Requirements:
A combination will be taught at the audition.
We are seeking classically trained dancers with ballet and strong jazz/contemporary.
If you are a dancer but have solo quality singer vocal skills, please come prepared with one legit & contemporary pop/rock selection.

We are also seeking award-winning ballroom teams. Training in dance (ballet, jazz) is highly recommended. Teams should attend the open dance call and submit your current demo materials.

Jean Ann Ryan Productions holding auditions in Paris for dancers, speciality artists and acrobats.


PARIS: September 22nd 2015
1pm Dance Call (Male + Female)
3.45pm Adagio / Duo Specialty Teams

Academie des Arts Choregraphiques
4 Bis Cite Veron
75018 – PARIS (Metro Blanc) 

Start Date: Immediate and future. Seeking performers of all ethnicities

DANCER REQUIREMENTS: A combination will be taught at the audition. We are seeking classically trained dancers with ballet and strong jazz/contemporary.

SPECIALTY REQUIREMENTS: Seeking specialty teams with but not limited to; silks/tissue, straps, web, adagio, lyra/hoop, statue, contortion, ribbon. We are also seeking trained Champion Acrobats.

All performers should bring their current headshot and CV, and rehearsal clothes. For additional information please contact or visit our website:



POINTEBARRE is seeking classically-trained dancers based in London for celebrity-driven event series. Male dancers wanted for ‘art-fusion’ event series fashioned in the best elements of Contemporary Luxury, High Fashion and Performing Arts.

PointeBarre Media Ltd creates “Exotic Ballet with an Urban Twist." Come join a company that redefines the performing stage by using non-traditional venue spaces, an innovative style and movement quality toward the goal of introducing a new aesthetic of ballet to urban audiences worldwide.

Send head-shot, CV and a short video clip to Clip should include work that displays contemporary movement quality and partnering skills showing lifts and assisted turns.


Experienced professional photographer located in the Washington DC/Northern Virginia area is looking to create a series of artistic images of male ballet dancers. The dancers should be 18 years of age or older, but only to ensure there are no issues with the commercial use of his image.
The male ballet dancer will receive finished images electronically for use as he pleases. This is a great opportunity to have action and headshots done at no cost.

My work can be viewed on my website, which is Interested male ballet dancers can contact me through the site, as well. Shoot will be conducted in a studio in Alexandria, VA.



Experienced professional photographer located in the Washington DC/Northern Virginia area is looking to create a series of artistic images of ballerinas. Ballerinas should be 18 years of age or older, but only to ensure there are no issues with the commercial use of the ballerina's image.


The ballerina will receive finished images electronically for use as she pleases. This is a great opportunity for ballerinas to have action and headshots done at no cost.

My work can be viewed on my website, which is Interested ballerinas can contact me through the site, as well.



Barre Fitness Instructor- NYLA Method (Dubai)
Interested in an opportunity teaching fitness in one of the world's most fascinating global cities? NYLA Method is looking for the right candidates to join our dynamic team of talented instructors in Dubai!

Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Our luxurious 9,000 sqf wellness space, NYLA House is the home studio of NYLA Method. NYLA House has our very own juice bar and healthy cafe, NYLA Kitchen, 'Blow Dry Barre', Pool and 3 state of the art studios. We aim to motivate and empower our guests through our excellent classes, fantastic American-style customer service and exciting amenities. We are looking for like-minded and talented instructors to help us continue to create an excellent experience!

Desired skills and background:
- Background in dance (ballet/jazz/modern)
- Competence in anatomy and physiology
- Strong communication skills
- Experience living or studying abroad
- Fitness or dance teaching experience
- Motivational and energetic teaching style
- Great client relations
- Positive, team player mentality
- Desire to live abroad in an exciting environment in one the fastest growing cities in the world!

If interested, please send resumé and cover letter with headshot and full body shot to


Physique 57 is offering high-energy, dynamic instructors the opportunity to bring the most effective fitness program in NYC and LA to Dubai, UAE. Physique 57 is a growing, internationally renowned fitness company that operates five upscale, full-service exercise studios nationally. The company offers a unique, specialized exercise experience that has captured the attention of women worldwide.

• 1 year teaching experience in ballet-barre technique
• Background in dance- ballet, jazz or modern preferred
• Knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology (or proper body mechanics)
• Articulate with strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Charismatic, motivational and professional
• Upbeat and energetic teaching style with the ability to teach all levels of clients from beginners to advanced levels in a group exercise setting
• Adventurous spirit
• Ability to work independently and in a team setting
• Possess superior client relations and retention skills
• International work or touring experience or study abroad a plus

• Competitive pay
• Excellent benefits
• Assistance with housing and all relocation matters including work authorizations, travel arrangements and concierge services
• Be part of an emerging global fitness brand
• Chance to experience life abroad in one of the world's truly global cities

Contact: If seriously interested, kindly send the following to
• Resume
• Headshot
• Cover letter describing your qualifications and commitment to a posting overseas