Ballet Auditions

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Roxey Ballet is holding open auditions for male and female dancers for the 2014/2015 season. Last minute replacement auditions will be by appointment only. Position open until filled. Full and partial contract positions are available.

Location: Roxey Ballet rehearsal studios, 243 North Union Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530

Please forward your headshot, resume and brief introduction. Two recommendations from recent employers are required. Plan to show a classical variation, contemporary solo and take part in a brief interview process.

Roxey Ballet is the premier contemporary ballet company in New Jersey and located one and a half hours from New York City and three-quarters hour from Philadelphia. Please send all application materials and RSVPs to: Roxey Ballet Auditions, 243 N. Union St., Lambertville, NJ 08530. For more information call 609.397.7616 or e-mail info@roxeyballet.org. This years contract is 10-28 week contract.

Repertory includes: Dracula, Nutcracker, Othello, Carmen, Cinderella, Hamlet, and over 30 repertory selections in styles ranging from classical to modern. Artist skills must range from contemporary ballet to modern with strong dramatic range. www.roxeyballet.org

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Smuin Ballet Company Audition for 2015-16 Season
Requirements:
Women 5’6″ and under, Men 5′ 8″ and over

Audition:
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Registration:1:00–1:30 pm
Audition 1:30–4:30 pm
Audition will include full ballet class (women en pointe) and some candidates may be asked to learn repertoire or pas de deux work.

Location:
Academy of Ballet, 2121 Market Street, San Francisco CA 94114

Resume:
Please send with photo and video link prior to audition to ballet master Amy London at alondon@smuinballet.org or 44 Gough Street, Suite 103, San Francisco, CA 94103

Smuin Ballet is a professional ballet company based in San Francisco offering 32-40 week competitive dancer contracts. Recent repertoire includes works by: Michael Smuin (founder), Amy Sewiert (choreographer in residence), Jiri Kylian, Trey McIntyre, Ma Cong, Val Caniparoli, Choo San Goh, Helen Pickett, Adam Hougland, Robert Sund and others. The Company presents approximately 70 performances per season.

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Charlotte Ballet 2015 National Audition Tour

Dancers will be considered for Summer Intensive 2015, the Charlotte Ballet Pre-Professional Division, positions with Charlotte Ballet II, and the UNC Charlotte Certificate Program.

 

Philadelphia, PA
Saturday, January 10

Registration from 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM and 5 PM – 6 PM
Ages 11 – 14 from 4:30 PM – 6 PM
Ages 15 – 22 from 6 PM – 7:30 PM 
The Rock School
1101 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

 

Charlotte, NC

Sunday, January 11

Registration from 10 AM – 11 AM and 12 PM – 1 PM

Ages 11 – 14 from 11 AM – 12:30 PM 

Ages 15 – 22 from 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Charlotte Ballet

701 N. Tryon St. 

Charlotte, NC 28202

 

Buffalo (Williamsville), NY

Sunday, January 11

Registration from 2 PM – 3 PM and 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Ages 11 – 14 from 3 PM – 4:30 PM

Ages 15 – 22 from 4:30 PM – 6 PM

American Academy of Ballet

479 West Klein Road

Williamsville, NY 14221

 

St. Louis, MO

Center for Creative Arts Regional Auditions for Summer Dance Intensives

See COCA website for registration and important information

Saturday, January 17

Ages 11 – 13 from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Ages 14 – 15 from 1:30 – 4 PM

Sunday, January 18

Ages 16 – 17 from 10 AM – 12:30 PM

Ages 17 – 22 from 1:30 – 4 PM

Center of Creative Arts

524 Trinity Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63130

 

New York, NY

Saturday, January 17

Registration from 3 PM – 4 PM and 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Ages 11 – 14 from 4 PM – 5:30 PM

Ages 15 – 22 from 5:30 PM – 7 PM

School of American Ballet

70 Lincoln Center Plaza

New York, NY 10023

 

Miami, FL

Sunday, January 18

Registration from 12 PM – 1 PM and 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Ages 11 – 14 from 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Ages 15 – 21 from 2:30 PM – 4 PM

New World School of the Arts

25 Northeast 2nd Street 

Miami, FL 33132

 

Washington, DC

Sunday, January 18

Registration from 2 PM – 3 PM and 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Ages 11 – 14 from 3 PM – 4:30 PM

Ages 15 – 22 from 4:30 PM – 6 PM

Maryland Youth Ballet

926 Ellsworth Drive

Silver Spring, MD 20910

 

Atlanta, GA

Monday, January 19

Registration from 12 PM – 1 PM and 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Ages 11 – 14 from 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Ages 15 – 22 from 2:30 PM – 4 PM

Atlanta Ballet

1695 Marietta Boulevard, NW

Atlanta, GA 30318

 

Boston, MA

Monday, January 19

Registration from 2 PM – 3 PM and 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Ages 11 – 14 from 3 PM- 4:30 PM

Ages 15 – 22 from 4:30 PM – 6 PM

Boston Ballet Center

19 Clarendon Street

Boston, MA 02116

 

Memphis, TN

Saturday, January 24

Registration from 2 PM – 3 PM and 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Ages 11 – 14 from 3 PM- 4:30 PM

Ages 15 – 22 from 4:30 PM – 6 PM

Ballet Memphis

7950 Trinity Road 

Cordova, TN 38018

 

Chicago, IL

Sunday, January 25

Registration from 12 PM – 1 PM and 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Ages 11 – 14 from 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Ages 15 – 22 from 2:30 PM – 4 PM

Ballet Chicago

17 North State Street 

Chicago, IL 60602

 

Greensboro, NC

Sunday, January 25

Registration from 1 PM – 2 PM and 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Ages 11 – 14 from 2 PM – 3:30 PM

Ages 15 – 22 from 3:30 PM – 5 PM

UNC Greensboro

The School of Health and Human Performance

1408 Walker Avenue

Greensboro, NC 27403

 

Charlotte, NC

Sunday, February 1

Registration from 10 AM – 11 AM and 12 PM – 1 PM

Ages 11 – 14 from 11 AM – 12:30 PM 

Ages 15 – 22 from 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Charlotte Ballet

701 N. Tryon St.

Charlotte, NC 28202

 

Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday, February 1

Registration from 9 AM – 10 AM and 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Ages 11 – 14 from 10 AM – 11:30 AM

Ages 15 – 22 from 11:30 AM – 1 PM

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

2900 Liberty Avenue 

Pittsburgh, PA 15201

 

 Raleigh, NC

Sunday, February 8

Registration from 12 PM – 1 PM and 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Ages 11 – 14 from 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Ages 15 – 22 from 2:30 PM – 4 PM

The Raleigh School of Ballet

3921 Beryl Road

Raleigh, NC 27607

 

Contact for all questions and inquiries: Ruth Gibbs, rgibbs@charlotteballet.org. Registration opens 60 minutes prior to the audition class for each age group. The audition will consist of an hour and a half ballet class, for which a non-refundable audition fee will be charged. Please bring pointe shoes, headshot, and a photo of yourself in first arabesque position. For more information, please visit us at www.charlotteballet.org/summerintensive.

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Oklahoma City Ballet is holding auditions for the 2015-2016 performance season in the following locations:

 

New York, NY
February 1, 2015  
Registration time: 4:30-5:00 pm
Audition time: 5:00-6:30 pm
School of American Ballet Theatre
70 Lincoln Center Plaza , NY , NY 10023

Chicago,IL
February 22, 2015
Registration time: 1:00-1:30 pm
Audition time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Hubbard Street Chicago
1147 W Jackson Boulevard , Chicago, IL 60607

San Francisco, CA
March 8, 2015
Registration: 1:00-1:30 pm
Audition time: 1:30-3:00 pm
San Francisco Ballet
455 Franklin Street San Francisco , CA 94102

Oklahoma City ,OK
March 22, 2015
Registration: 1:00-1:30 pm
Audition time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Oklahoma City Ballet
7421 N Classen Blvd ,OK , 73116

 

Contact person for all locations: Jacob Sparso, jsparso@okcballet.com

 

Interested applicants are encouraged to audition in person by attending one of the open auditions. However if your schedule does not permit you to attend one of the scheduled auditions, you may send a DVD. DVDs should include a minimum of one classical variation (ladies on pointe) and one contemporary variation, in addition to basic classroom center work, and should be mailed with resumé, headshot and full-body dance shot to the address below care of Jacob Sparso, Ballet Master. You will then be notified by Oklahoma City Ballet if we would like to schedule an audition with you during company class.  Auditions during company class will be by invitation only.

OKC Ballet offers 30 week contracts with competitive salaries, company paid health insurance and physical therapy.  Past repertoire includes Balanchine, Arpino, Tudor, Nicolo Fonte, Jessica Lang, Helen Pickett, Amy Seiwert, Alan Hineline, Matthew Neenan, Stanton Welch, Twyla Tharp and full length classics.  Visit www.okcballet.com for more information.

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Gainesville Ballet, located in Northern Virginia, is holding an audition for the 2015-16 season on Sunday, January 4th, 11:00 am, at the Alvin Ailey Studios in NYC. Full-time contracts, apprentice contracts and guest contracts available. To pre-register, email an audition request with photo, resumé and website or YouTube links to info@gainesvilleballetcompany.org. Audition fee is $25. Seeking dancers with strong classical training as well as contemporary experience. Dancers are also welcome to request auditions in Gainesville on an ongoing basis. For more information, visit gainesvilleballetcompany.org or facebook.com/GainesvilleBalletCompany

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 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 www.ronsartini.com. Interested ballerinas can contact me through the site, as well.

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 Ballet school in Northern Virginia is seeking a male dancer or actor to perform in our 2014 Nutcracker Ballet. Excellent hourly wage for rehearsals and performances. Convenient rehearsal times.

5'9" or taller
Must have a car

Please contact RHall1006@aol.com to arrange an interview.

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POINTEBARRE LONDON is seeking dance artists and will be holding auditions in the upcoming months. Dancers interested should register by sending headshot, CV and a short video clip to pointebarre@gmail.com. Upon receipt you will be given our next available audition date.

Ladies include pointe work and a versatile movement quality; men show partnering skills, include lifts.

For our auditions we ask dancers to come already warm. The audition will consist of a PointeBarre barre followed by learning some PointeBarre Repertoire. Be prepared to do some pas de deux.

Audition Attire:
Females wear leotard, shorts, or tights. No dance skirts, MUST wear pointe shoes.
Males wear shorts or tights, bare chest or tight fitted tank top/vest. MUST wear ballet shoes/slippers. NO bare feet or socks.

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Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre
Company Auditions


Friday, January 9, 2015
The Academy of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre
329 Gradle Dr. Carmel, IN 46032
Registration: 9:30 am
Audition: 10:00 am

Saturday, March 14, 2015
The Academy of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre
329 Gradle Dr. Carmel, IN 46032
Registration: 1:30 pm
Audition: 2:00 pm

If you are unable to attend either audition date, please send an email to the below address to set up an audition through company class.

Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre located in Indianapolis, IN, is seeking male and female dancers for company positions, guest work and apprenticeships for its 2015-2016 season. GHDT is a contemporary ballet/modern dance company looking for dancers with strong training in ballet, modern and contemporary styles.

Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre provides
• Weekly salaries for company members and guest positions
• Occasional national and international touring opportunities
• Season performances as the resident dance company of the new state-of-the-art Tarkington theater
• Teaching and choreographic opportunities at The Academy of GHDT
• Minimum of 30 week work schedule

Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre commitments
• Rehearsals Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
• Company class of ballet, modern or jazz 9:30 am – 11:00 am
• Occasional events and performances around the community

To register for the audition please email melanie.ghdt@gmail.com. Any questions call (317) 844-2660 or visit our website at www.gregoryhancockdancetheatre.org.

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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!  www.nylamethod.com

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 andrea@nylamethod.com.

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 MCD is seeking one female and one male ballet dancer with strong partnering skills for their 14th annual production of  The Nutcracker.

Four performances take place at the Theatre of the Riverside Church in New York City (near Columbia University) from 12/12- 12/14. Rehearsals in Armonk, NY ( 30 min. Metro North ride) on Saturdays and on mutually agreeable weekdays in NYC.

 

Please send availability along with picture, resumé and optional reel. Pay per performance starting at $125/show with travel and pointe reimbursement available.

 

Please email mcd08@verizon.net and/or visit our website: www.mooneycooleydance.com

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BalletNext is seeking male and female dancers for the 2014-2015 season. Applicants must be classically trained, have professional performance experience and be available immediately. Please send resumé, photos and video link to: info@balletnext.com. Those selected will be contacted for an immediate audition.

As a New York-based dance company founded and led by former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Michele Wiles, BalletNext works with leading dancers, choreographers and musicians from around the world to produce high quality, all original programming, en pointe, always to live music. Go to balletnext.com for more information.

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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.

Requirements:
• 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

Offer:
• 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 globalauditions@physique57.com
• Resume
• Headshot
• Cover letter describing your qualifications and commitment to a posting overseas

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