Looking for dancers? Send your audition notices to email@example.com. We will post for free.
Houston Ballet, under the direction of Stanton Welch, is looking for male and female dancers with strong classical and contemporary technique for the 2019-2020 season. Pre-registration for the open auditions is not required. Dancers should bring a résumé and current headshot (additional dance photos may be submitted but are not required). Ladies must bring pointe shoes. Selected dancers will be asked to stay for repertory and partner work.
Company Open Auditions for the 2019/2020 season:
Sunday, January 20, 2019 – New York, NY
The Ailey Studios, The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 West 55th Street (at 9th Avenue), 6th floor, New York, NY
9:00-9:45 AM Registration for Women
10:00-12:45 Women's Class
12:15-12:45 Registration for Men
1:00-3:00 Men's Class
3:15-5:00 PM Repertory Class for selected dancers
Sunday, February 3, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA
Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, University of Southern California, 849 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA
9:00-9:30 AM Registration
9:45-11:30 Combined Class for Women and Men
11:45-1:00 Repertory Class for selected dancers
Sunday, March 10, 2019 – Houston, TX
Houston Ballet Center for Dance, 601 Preston St, Houston, TX
9:00-9:30 AM Registration
9:45-11:45 Combined Class for Women and Men
12:00-1:00 Repertory Class for selected dancers
If you have further questions regarding the open auditions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
Company class auditions are by invitation only. Although we prefer that dancers attend one of our open auditions, individuals interested in being considered for a company class audition may submit the following materials:
- Résumé /CV
- Current headshot and full body dance shot
- DVD or video link (Vimeo or YouTube only) including at least TWO classical variations
Please send materials by email to email@example.com or by mail to:
Attn: Company auditions
601 Preston St
Houston, TX 77002
Ballet Academy East 2019 August Intensive Auditions
Audition Dates: March 9, 2019 and May 11, 2019
The 2019 August Intensive dates are August 19 – August 30.
This two-week program gives serious students ages 9-19 the opportunity to cap off their summer studies and prepare for the season ahead. An internationally illustrious faculty instructs students in technique, pointe, men's, pas de deux, variations, and modern classes.All potential students must fill out the audition application, and will receive an e-mail response within one week of submission. Please note that the faculty might still require an in-person audition.Website: http://balletacademyeast.com/august-intensive/#1496956352261-fa475d51-e0f4
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-410-9140
Ballet Academy East 2019 Pre-Professional Summer Course Auditions
Audition Dates: March 10, 2019 and May 5, 2019
Under the guidance of Artistic Director Darla Hoover, the school's acclaimed faculty teach students using BAE's proven syllabus. Students also have the exceptional opportunity to learn from in-demand guest artists from across New York City and around the world.
The year-round curriculum includes technique, pointe, partnering, variations, stretch, men's classes, modern, and character. All classes feature live musical accompaniment. BAE has a commitment to supporting each student holistically and addressing their individual needs.
The 2019 Summer Course dates are June 24 – August 16.
Admission is by audition only. Current BAE students are not required to audition. Call 212-410-9140 or email email@example.com to register.
Ajkun Ballet Theatre is looking for professional dancers for its Season 2019-2020 and professional dancers and dance students for its upcoming European Tour November 2019 - January 2020.
Auditions by Video are currently been accepted. Rehearsals will take place in New York City. Repertory performed: Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty, choreography by Chiara Ajkun.
Salary starts at $1,000.00/week for experienced professionals ages 18-35 years old. Dance students ages 8-17 years old are offered a performance fee commensurate with experience and EU Child Labor Laws. In addition to the salary, the cast receives round trip flights from New York City, ground tour transportation by Charter Bus, hotel accommodation (breakfast included), per diem and ballet shoes.
AjkunBT NYC Open Audition
Saturday, February 9, 2019 3:30-4:30 pm registration, 4:30 -6:30 pm audition class at the Alvin Ailey Studios, 405 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019
AjkunBT ROME Open Audition
Saturday, February 2, 2019 2:00-2:30 pm registration, 2:30 -4:30 pm audition class at ATELIER DELLA DANZA DI RAFFAELE PAGANINI, Circonvallazione Appia 107, 00179 Roma ITALY
AjkunBT CHICAGO Open Audition
Saturday, February 16, 2019 4:00-5:00 pm registration, 5:00 -7:00 pm audition class at HUBBARD STREET DANCE, 1147 W. Jackson Blvd., CHICAGO, IL 60607
AjkunBT MIAMI Open Audition
Sunday, February 24, 2019 3:30-4:30 pm registration, 4:30 -6:30 pm audition class at MIAMI YOUTH BALLET STUDIOS, 9210 SW 158 LN, Miami, FL 33157
AjkunBT LONDON Open Audition
Saturday, February 23, 2019 4:00-5:00 pm registration, 5:00 -7:00 pm audition class at PINEAPPLE DANCE STUDIO, 7 Langley St, London WC2H 9JA UK
AUDITION CALENDAR https://www.ajkunbt.org/auditions-in-person.html
Ballet des Amériques seeks Male and Female Classical Dancers
Ballet des Amériques is looking for classically and modern trained dancers – 1 man and 1 woman to start immediately– for its professional dance company. Candidates should also be comfortable with neoclassical, contemporary and modern techniques and works. Knowledge of African and Afro-Caribbean dance styles would be advantageous.
Ballet des Amériques engages dancers who grasp and appreciate the pedagogical, aesthetic and ethical principles of its organization as whole and who are willing to commit to their realization in the dance company.
Ballet des Amériques is looking for individuals with artistic sensitivity and a high level of commitment to the arts as a whole.
To be considered for a company class audition:
Please send your cover letter, resume, photograph, and video material to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include "Seeking classically trained dancers" in the subject line.
All applicants must have the proper documentation to work in the U.S. (i.e: work permit, Green card, U.S. Citizen, etc.)
If hired, candidate will be asked to fill out a W-4 and sign a contract. Dancers receive rehearsal and performance pay.
Location: 16 King St. Port Chester, NY 10573
Note: Studios are 1 minute from Port Chester's MNR commuter train station
The Bayerisches Staatsballett is looking for dancers with excellent classical technique. Free positions available from corp de ballet to principal, both ladies and gentlemen.
Ladies min. 1.65 m / 5'5''
Gentlemen min. 1.80 m / 5'11''
Please apply via www.staatsoper.de/balletaudition with CV, portrait, full length body photo and a recording of a classical variation.
Invitations will be sent out once all online applications have been reviewed.
Application deadline: January 21, 2019
Audition: January 27, 2019
T +49.(0)89.21 85 17 01
MCD seeking male dancer for Russian and Nutcracker.
Performance dates 12/7-9. tech 12/5 @ The Riverside Theater, NYC.
Performance pay and travel reimbursement available.
Saturday rehearsal availability a must in Westchester county ( 30 min on metro north).
Please submit to email@example.com
Smuin Contemporary Ballet: Company Audition 2019/20 Season
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Academy of Ballet, 2121 Market Street, San Francisco
1:00-1:30 pm - Registration
1:30-4:30 pm - Audition: Includes ballet class (women en pointe), partnering, and repertoire.
- Women 5'6" and under; Men 5' 8" and over
- Candidates must be eligible for employment in the United States
- Please send CV, photo, and video link to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to audition. Include name/audition 2019 in subject line (i.e. Tina Ballerina/audition 2019).
- We accept applications via email from November 1, 2018 – March 24, 2019.
Smuin Ballet offers 35-40 week competitive dancer contracts, presenting approximately 70 performances per season.
A staple of the San Francisco dance community for 25 years, Smuin pushes the boundaries of contemporary ballet within a distinctly American style, combining classical ballet training, technique, and artistry with uncommon physicality and expression. Recent repertoire includes works by: Michael Smuin (founder), Amy Seiwert, Jiří Kylián, Trey McIntyre, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Helen Pickett, Val Caniparoli, Ma Cong, Garrett Ammon, Adam Hougland, Darrell Grand Moultrie and others.
Experienced professional photographer located in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia/Loudon County, VA area is looking to create a series of artistic images of ballet dancers. The dancers will receive finished images electronically for use as he/she pleases. This is a great opportunity for ballet dancers to have action and headshots done at no cost.
My work can be viewed at https://sautestudios.com. Interested dancers can contact me through the website to express interest.
Seeking male and female dancers for corps and soloist roles.
Pointe work and partnering required.
Rehearsals at the Armonk Ctr.for Dance. Armonk,NY
( transportation assistance possible)
Performances at the prestigious Riverside Church theatre in nyc. 12/7-9.
Performance pay, transportation and shoe reimbursement.
For more info, please email Mcdnutcracker@gmail.com and or visit our website at mooneycooleydance.com
2019 Grand Audition will be held February 5-6 at the Teatre-Auditori Sant Cugat in Barcelona, Spain. Professionals dancers and graduate students between 17-26 are eligible to apply.
Grand Audition provides a unique opportunity for dancers to audition for several ballet companies at one time and in one place. Since its first edition in 2016, a total of 473 dancers took part in Grand Audition with over 160 job offers from companies.
2019 Grand Audition participating ballet company directors:
- Dutch National Ballet (Junior Company)
- Lithuanian National Ballet
- Mariinsky Ballet Theater
- Novosibirsk State Opera
- Polish National Ballet
- Zurich Ballet
- National Ballet of Panama
Applications can be submitted online at: www.grandaudition.net
Application deadline: JANUARY 3, 2019
Due to the limited space available, we choose the right to close the application process once the number of accepted applicants reaches its limits.
______________________________________________Glorify Dance Company, a Christian ballet company in West Chester Pennsylvania, has a few openings left in our company for dancers ages 18+ for our 2018-2019 season and is now accepting video auditions to fill these spots. We are looking for classically trained dancers; females should be comfortable dancing sur le pointes, males should be skilled in partnering. Rehearsals are on Thursdays from 9am-1pm from September through Mid-December and from February through May in West Chester, PA. Dancers are paid a small stipend each month for the 32-week season of rehearsals and performances. It is our goal to cast dancers who are interested in growing with the company; each year we hope to expand the size of our company as well as increase the stipend of the performers, ultimately offering full-time contracts.
For more information about the company, please visit our website: http://glorifyperformingarts.org/dance-theatre
To submit audition video, please email email@example.com with "GDT AUDITION" in the subject line. In the body of the email, please include: Your full Name, Address, Email Address, Phone Number, and attach your performance/work resume and headshot/full body dance shot. Also be sure to include the link to your audition video.Instructions for video requirements:
- Please begin with a short introduction, include your name, where you are from, and how you believe dance connects to your faith in Jesus.
- Share a video of your performance of your favorite piece of choreography; it should be either classical or contemporary ballet. If you do not have a video recording of a performance, rehearsal footage is fine. Please make sure we are able to know which dancer you are if it is a group piece.
- In the studio, film a demonstration of a grand allegro combo that you love.
- If there is anything else you want to share, place it at the end of the video.
- Post your video on an online platform (YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive, etc.).
Dissonance Dance Theatre - Male & Female Dancers - Washington, DC Area
Private Audition/By Invite Only
Company dancers receive performance stipends and pointe shoe allotments. Apprenticeships are non-paid positions.
Dissonance Dance Theatre is seeking contemporary ballet male and female company dancers and apprentices for its twelfth season.
Auditions will be conducted in Washington, D.C. Season includes engagements in Washington, DC, and Maryland. The season runs from mid-July 2018 through May 2019.
We are looking for emerging dance artists, who are hungry, open, and talented. Is that you? Then we want you.
Company dancers receive performance stipends and pointe shoe allotments. Apprenticeships are non-paid positions.
Interested dancers, send headshot, resume, and video reel to Director Mr. Shawn Short at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ngoma_ddtdc/?hl=en
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/DDTNgoma/
RENOWNED BALLET SCHOOL LAUNCHES NORTH AMERICA-WIDE TOUR
Royal Winnipeg Ballet School seeks next generation of professional dancers
From October 10 – January 25, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) School Professional Division will hold auditions across Canada and into the U.S. in search of new talent. Auditions are the first step for students hoping to join one of the RWB School's three full-time professional programs: Ballet Academic (grade 5 and up), Aspirant (post-secondary), and Teacher Training (post-secondary).
Auditions include a Q & A session as well as a master class in some cities. Students who are unable to attend an audition may submit a video application online, which will be accepted until May 1, 2019.
2018/19 AUDITION TOUR: CITY, DATE AND LOCATION INFORMATION
SASKATOON - WED. OCT 10/18
Brenda's School of Baton and Dance
Saskatoon, SK S7H 2E2
EDMONTON – THURS. OCT 11/18
Ruth Carse Centre for Dance
Edmonton, AB T5H 0Y2
CALGARY – FRI. OCT 12/18
McDonald-Wilson Dance Academy
NANAIMO – SUN. OCT 14/18
Harbour Dance Studios, Inc.
KELOWNA - MON. OCT 15/18
Canadian School of Ballet
VANCOUVER – TUES. OCT 16/18
Scotiabank Dance Centre
THUNDER BAY – WED. OCT 31/18
Art in Motion
115 Johnson Ave, 2nd floor
Thunder Bay, ON
TORONTO – THURS. NOV 1/18
Dance Teq Centre
226 Queen Street West, 2nd floor
Toronto, ON M5T 1Z6
ST. JOHN'S – FRI. NOV 2/18
Connie Parsons School of Dance
HALIFAX – SUN. NOV 4/18
Maritime Dance Academy
MONCTON - MON. NOV 5/18
OTTAWA – TUES. NOV 6/18
Greta Leeming School of Dance
MINNEAPOLIS – SUN. JAN 13/19
Minnesota Dance Theatre & School
528 Hennepin Ave, 6th floor
Minneapolis, MN 55403
LONDON – SUN. JAN 20/19
275 Colbourne Street
London, ON N6B 2S7
MONTRÉAL – MON. JAN 21/19
1435 rue de Bleury, suite 400
Montréal, QC H3A 2H7
WINNIPEG - FRI, JAN 25/19
US International Ballet is seeking male and female dancers to fill three professional positions:
Most Unique Ballet Company in America
- Paid professionals - stipend to salary pay - professional experience required
- Intern positions - college graduate or company trainee graduate - one year tuition with guarantee of professional contract at completion of year
- Professional Trainee - high school graduate - guarantee of professional contract upon completion of two year tuition program
- Five performance season season including Vampire, Nutcracker, Alice in Wonderland, Mid Summer Night Dream, and a Repertoire Concert
- Sold out audiences at multiple major theaters including 1500 seat Wilson Center www.capefearstage.com
- Every dancer is guaranteed at least two challenging roles in every production
- Every dancer is guaranteed to tour at least once to a major 1500 seat theater is a multi-city tour
- Daily ballet, pointe, and alternating class (including body conditioning, jazz, contemporary, partnering)
- World renowned faculty and choreographers
- Body diversity and health initiative - dancers are valued for passion, talent, and commitment
- Dancers may opt to end their day at 2:30 in order to work or go to college
- Multiple local college options
- Great local economy with abundant second job options and low cost of living
- Additional afternoon classes available without additional cost - up to 8 hours per day - 6 days per week
- Video auditions accepted - in person auditions may be scheduled
- Mentoring available in add on skills: Costuming, marketing, teaching, ect
Virginia National Ballet has openings for a male dancer with strong classical and contemporary technique for the 2018-19 season. The company presents three mainstage productions and one tour annually in addition to other performances such as festivals and outreach activities. Contracts are 36 weeks. Please send your information to email@example.com if interested in auditioning.