Company Audition Guide 2007

November 16, 2009

For the most up-to-date information on audition dates, times and locations visit each company’s website. All information is subject to change, and only information available at presstime has been included.

United States

Ajkun Ballet Theatre

New Rochelle, NY

Artistic Directors: Chiara and Leonard Ajkun

Contact: Almira Bubesi

718.885.3629

[email protected]

ajkunbt.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Apr 15-Oct 15

Audition: Mar 3 (NYC), Feb 17 (Milan, Italy), Feb 24 (London), Feb 24 (Paris)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Fee: $15

Pre-application required

Alabama Ballet

Birmingham, AL

Artistic Director: Wes Chapman

Contact: Heather Jackson

205.322.4300

[email protected]

alabamaballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-May 31

Audition: Mar 24 (Birmingham, AL)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume, recent class or performance video

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $15

Alaska Dance Theatre

Anchorage, AK

Artistic Director/Contact: Alice Bassler Sullivan

907.277.9591

[email protected]

alaskadancetheatre.org

Repertory: ballet, contemporary ballet, modern

Contract dates: Aug 20-Apr 26

Audition: TBD (Anchorage, AK)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet, modern, pointe, prepared solo

Albany Berkshire Ballet

Pittsfield, MA

Artistic Director/Contact: Madeline Cantarella Culpo

413.445.5382

[email protected]

berkshireballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Nov 6-Dec 20

Audition: TBD (Pittsfield, MA)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet


Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet


San Francisco, CA

Artistic Director: Alonzo King

Contact: Arturo Fernandez

415.863.3040

[email protected]

linesballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: TBD

Audition: TBD (San Francisco)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, pointe

Fee: $15

American Ballet Theatre

New York, NY

Artistic Director: Kevin McKenzie

Contact: Abby Kahn

212.419.1045

[email protected]

abt.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug 1-Jul 31

Audition: none scheduled at presstime; e-mail for details

American Dance Festival

Durham, NC

Artistic Director: Donna Faye Burchfield

Contact: Sarah Tondu

919.684.6402

[email protected]

americandancefestival.org

Repertory: modern

Audition: Feb 10 (Seattle), Feb (Williamstown, MA), Feb 23 (Ft. Worth, TX), Mar 3 (Philadelphia), Mar 9 (Buffalo, NY), Mar (Athens, OH), Mar 16 (Oxford, MS), Mar 18 (Radford, VA), Mar 19 (Milwaukee, WI) Apr 1 (NYC and Durham, NC), TBD (Los Angeles and Washington, DC)

Bring: application if not yet submitted

Audition includes: modern, prepared solo

Pre-application required

American Tap Dance Foundation

New York, NY

Artistic Director: Tony Waag

Contact: Hjordis Linn

646.230.9564

[email protected]

atdf.org

Repertory: tap

Audition: TBD (NYC)

Bring: hard-soled, low-heeled tap shoes

Audition includes: improvisation, tap

Pre-application required

Anaheim Ballet

Anaheim, CA

Artistic Directors: Lawrence and Sarma Rosenberg

Contact: Ashley Duree

714.490.6150

[email protected]

anaheimballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Audition: ongoing company class auditions (Anaheim, CA)

Bring: resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Pre-application required

ARC Dance Productions

Seattle, WA

Artistic Director: Marie Chong

Contact: artistic department

206.352.0798

[email protected]

arcdance.org

Repertory: ballet

Audition: TBD (Seattle)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume, video/DVD

Audition includes: ballet

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida

Miami, FL

Artistic Director: Vladimir Issaev

Contact: Ruby Issaev

305.935.3232

[email protected]

artsballettheatre.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug-May

Audition: TBD (Miami, FL)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Pre-application required

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Aspen, CO

Artistic Director/Contact: Tom Mossbrucker

970.925.7175

[email protected]

aspensantafeballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-Aug 31

Audition: Mar 17 (Chicago), May 5 (San Francisco)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $15

Atlanta Ballet

Atlanta, GA

Artistic Director: John McFall

Contact: receptionist

404.873.5811

atlantaballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug 28-May 13

Audition: Feb 17 (Atlanta)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Atlantic City Ballet

Egg Harbor City, NJ

Artistic Director: Phyllis Papa

Contact: Tracie Ferra

609.804.1995

[email protected]

acbt.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Oct-Apr

Audition: Apr 2-5 (Galloway, NJ), Mar (Washington, DC and NYC)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Fee: $25

Ballet Arizona

Phoenix, AZ

Artistic Director: Ib Anderson

Contact: Maria Simonetti

602.381.0184

[email protected]

balletaz.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug-Jun

Audition: TBD (Phoenix, AZ)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $10

Ballet Austin

Austin, TX

Artistic Director: Stephen Mills

Contact: Eugene Alvarez

512.476.9051

[email protected]

balletaustin.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug-May

Audition: Feb 17 (Austin), Feb 24 (Chicago), Mar 11 (NYC), Mar 18 (Austin)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $25

Ballet Florida

West Palm Beach, FL

Artistic Director: Marie Hale

Contact: Steven Hoff

561.659.1212

[email protected]

balletflorida.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug 7-May10

Audition: Mar 25 (West Palm Beach, FL)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Ballethnic Dance Co

East Point, GA

Artistic Directors: Waverly Lucas and Nena Gilreath

Contact: Amy Hazlewood or Toren Steele

404.762.1416

[email protected]

ballethnic.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 10-May16

Audition: May 11 (East Point, GA)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Ballet Long Island

Ronkonkoma, NY

Artistic Director: Debra Punzi

Contact: Laurie Solomon

631.737.1964

[email protected]

expage.com/longislandballet

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Oct 12-Aug 5

Audition: Feb 12 (Ronkonkoma, NY)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet


Ballet Memphis


Memphis, TN

Artistic Director: Dorothy Gunther Pugh

Contact: Karl Condon

901.737.7322

[email protected]

balletmemphis.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug 6-May 11

Audition: Feb 24 (NYC), Mar 8 (Seattle), Mar 10 (San Francisco), TBD (Memphis, TN)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

BalletMet Columbus

Columbus, OH

Artistic Director: Gerard Charles

Contact: Rebecca Rodriguez

614.229.4860

[email protected]

balletmet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug 7-May 8

Audition: Feb 17 (Chicago), Mar 3 (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Ballet Nouveau Colorado

Broomfield, CO

Artistic Director: Robert Mills

Contact: Catherine Board

303.466.5685

[email protected]

balletnouveaucolorado.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 25-May 6

Audition: Mar 10 (Broomfield, CO)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Pre-application required

Ballet Pacifica

Irvine, CA

Artistic Director: Evelyn Cisneros-Legate

Contact: Cate Burke

949.851.9930

[email protected]

balletpacifica.org

Repertory: ballet

Audition: Feb 17 (San Francisco)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $25


Ballet Quad Cities


Rock Island, IL

Artistic Director: Matthew Keefef

Contact: Joedy Cook

309.786.3779

[email protected]

www.balletquadcities.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep-Apr

Audition: Apr (Rock Island, IL)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, interview, partnering, pointe

Pre-application required

Ballet San Jose

San Jose, CA

Artistic Director: Dennis Nahat

Contact: Spencer Anderson

408.288.2820

[email protected]

www.balletsanjose.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-May 20

Audition: Mar 4 (Los Angeles), May 5 (NYC), May 6 (Chicago), May 13 (San Jose, CA)

Bring: character shoes, dance photo, headshot, resume; women must wear light or skin-colored tights and bring pointe shoes; men must wear light-colored tights and ballet shoes.

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Fee: $20


Ballet Theatre Midwest


Cincinnati, OH

Artistic Director: Daniel R. Simmons

Contact: Nancy E. Fountain

513.520.2334

[email protected]

ballettheatremidwest.com

Repertory: ballet

Audition: Feb 18 (Chicago), Mar 4 (Charleston, SC), Mar 10 (Cincinnati, OH)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $20

Ballet Theatre of Maryland, Inc

Annapolis, MD

Artistic Director: Dianna Cuatto

Contact: Lee Irving or Dianna Cuatto

410.263.8289

[email protected]

balletmaryland.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug 21-Apr 26

Audition: Feb 4 and 18 (Annapolis, MD)

Bring: current references, dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, jazz, modern, partnering, pointe, interview

Fee: $25

Ballet Tucson

Tucson, AZ

Artistic Director: Mary Beth Cabana

Contact: Thomas Gilliam

520.903.1445

[email protected]

ballettucson.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: TBD

Audition: Mar 18, Jun 2 (Tucson, AZ)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Ballet West

Salt Lake City, UT

Interim Artistic Director: Pamela Robinson-Harris

Contact: Nick Mullikin

801.323.6927

[email protected]

balletwest.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jul 17-Jun 3

Audition: Feb 3 (NYC), Mar 18 (Salt Lake City)

Bring: dance photo, government issued photo I.D., resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $10

Pre-application required

Bare Bones Dance Project

Ridgefield, CT

Artistic Director/Contact: James Robey

203.438.5597

[email protected]

ridgefielddance.org

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Feb 1-Aug 7

Audition: TBD (Ridgefield, CT)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: modern, partnering

Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theatre

Houston, TX

Artistic Director: Lynette Mason Gregg

Contact: Lynette Mason Gregg or Heather Steele

281.480.1617

[email protected]

bahbt.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jul 1-Apr 30

Audition: Jun 4 (Houston)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, jazz, pointe

Boca Ballet Theatre

Boca Raton, FL 33487

Artistic Director: Dan Guin

Contact: Cheryl Cherry

561.995.0709

[email protected]

bocaballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Audition: Mar 3 (Boca Raton, FL)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $15

Boston Ballet, Inc

Boston, MA

Artistic Director: Mikko Nissinen

Contact: Kirsten Hwang

617.456.6203

[email protected]

bostonballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jul 1-May 30

Audition: Mar 25 (Boston)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $20

Pre-application required

Buglisi Dance Theatre/Threshold Dance Projects

New York, NY

Artistic Director: Jacqulyn Buglisi

Contact: Suzanne Konowitz

212.719.3301

[email protected]

buglisi-foreman.org

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Feb 1-Jun 30

Audition: TBD (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, modern, partnering, interview

California Ballet Co

San Diego, CA

Artistic Director: Maxine K Mahon

Contact: Judith Sharp

858.560.5676

[email protected]

californiaballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 8-May

Audition: Jun (San Diego, CA)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe, interview

Cangelosi Dance Project

Baton Rouge, LA

Artistic Director/Contact: Kris Cangelosi

225.291.4587

[email protected]

cangelosidanceproject.com

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Jan 1-May 29

Audition: Mar 25 (Baton Rouge, LA)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, jazz, modern, partnering, pointe, interview

Carolina Ballet, Inc

Raleigh, NC

Artistic Director: Robert Weiss

Contact: Elizabeth Parker

919.719.0800

[email protected]

carolinaballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jul 2-May 15

Audition: TBD (Raleigh, NC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Pre-application required

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet

New York, NY

Artistic Director: Benoit-Swan Pouffer

Contact: Barbara Myers

212.244.0015

[email protected]

cedarlakedance.com

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Aug 1-Jul 31

Audition: TBD (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, modern, partnering, pointe

Pre-application required

Central Florida Ballet

Orlando, FL

Artistic Director: Vasile Petrutiu

Contact: Vladimir Bykov

407.849.9948

[email protected]

centralfloridaballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Oct-Apr

Audition: TBD (Orlando, FL)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Fee: $20

Pre-application required


Charleston Ballet Theatre


Charleston, SC

Artistic Directors: Don and Patricia Cantwell

Contact: Jill Eathorne Bahr

843.723.7334

[email protected]

charlestonballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep-Jun

Audition: Mar 4 (Charleston, SC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, modern, partnering, pointe

Fee: $20

Pre-application required

Cincinnati Ballet

Cincinnati, OH

Artistic Director: Victoria Morgan

Contact: Wendy Dierking

513.562.1125

[email protected]

cincinnatiballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Audition: Apr 1 (Cincinnati, OH), Apr 7 (Boston), Apr 8 (NYC), Apr 15 (San Francisco)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet

Fee: $10

City Ballet of San Diego

San Diego, CA

Artistic Director: Steven Wistrich

Contact: Jo Anne Emery

858.274.6058

[email protected]

cityballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Oct 8-May 11

Audition: TBD (San Diego, CA)

Bring: dance photo, letter of recommendation from current director, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance

Denver, CO

Artistic Director: Cleo Parker Robinson

Contact: Mary Hart

303.295.1759

[email protected]

cleoparkerdance.org

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Aug 1-Jul 31

Audition: Jul (Denver, CO)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, jazz, modern, partnering, interview

Colorado Ballet

Denver, CO

Artistic Director: Gil Boggs

Contact: Kristina Hart Sablatura

303.339.1631

[email protected]

coloradoballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jul-Mar

Audition: Feb 10 (Boca Raton, FL), Feb 18 (Denver, CO), Mar 4 (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet

Fee: $20

Columbia City Ballet

Columbia, SC

Artistic Director: William Starrett

Contact: Ashley Howell

803.799.7605

[email protected]

columbiacityballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep-Apr

Audition: Feb 24 (Columbia, SC), Mar 24 (Atlanta), Apr 4 (Santa Monica, CA), Apr 5 (Culver City, CA), Apr 22 (NYC), May 12 (Columbia, SC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

COUNTERPOINTe

Berkeley, CA

Artistic Directors: Erica Rose Jeffrey and Sarah Marcus

Contact: Sarah Marcus

510.908.1552

[email protected]

counterpointe.net

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jun-Oct

Audition: ongoing through video submissions

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, modern, pointe


CPD PLUS (Cats Paying Dues)


Lyndhurst, NJ

Artistic Director: Andrew J Nemr

Contact: Marlene Nemr

201.804.5528

[email protected]

23prime.com

Repertory: tap

Audition: TBD (NYC)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: improvisation, tap, interview


Dance Alive National Ballet


Gainesville, FL

Artistic Director/Contact: Kim Tuttle

352.371.2986

[email protected]

dancealive.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug 15-Mar 31

Audition: TBD (Gainesville, FL)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume, video/DVD

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe, prepared solo, interview

Pre-application required

Dances Patrelle

New York, NY

Artistic Director: Francis Patrelle

Contact: Justin Allen

212.722.7933

[email protected]

dancespatrelle.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Oct 1-Mar 31

Audition: TBD (NYC)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Pre-application required

Dancing Wheels

Cleveland, OH

Artistic Director/Contact: Mary Verdi-Fletcher

216.432.0306

[email protected]

dancingwheels.org

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Jan 1-Dec 31

Audition: TBD (Cleveland, OH)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, modern, prepared solo, interview

Pre-application required

Dancin’ Unlimited

Fairfax, VA

Artistic Director: Marilyn York

Contact: Alan Green

703.517.9495

[email protected]

dancinunlimited.org

Repertory: jazz

Audition: TBD (Fairfax, VA)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: jazz

Pre-application required

David Taylor Dance Theatre

Edgewater, CO

Artistic Director/Contact: James M. Wallace

303.789.2030

[email protected]

dtdt.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep-Mar

Audition: TBD (Denver, CO)

Bring: resume

Audition includes: ballet

Pre-application required

Dayton Ballet

Dayton, OH

Artistic Director: Dermot Burke

Contact: Kathy Reed

937.449.5060

[email protected]

daytonballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-May 31

Audition: Mar 4 (Chicago), Mar 18 (Dayton, OH)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe


Dayton Contemporary Dance Co


Dayton, OH

Interim Artistic Director/Contact: Kevin Ward

937.228.3232

[email protected]

dcdc.org

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: 2007-2008

Audition: May 11 (Dayton, OH)

Bring: ballet and jazz shoes, dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, jazz, modern

Fee: $20

Desert Dance Theatre

Tempe, AZ

Artistic Director/Contact: Lisa R. Chow

480.962.4584

[email protected]

desertdancetheatre.org

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Jun 2-Apr 28

Audition: May 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, and 23 (Phoenix, AZ)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: improvisation, modern, interview

Pre-application required

Detroit Dance Collective

Royal Oak, MI

Artistic Director/Contact: Barbara Selinger

810.444.4553

[email protected]

detroitdancecollective.org

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Oct 1-Apr 30

Audition: Jun (Detroit, MI)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: improvisation, modern, interview

Eglevsky Ballet

New Hyde Park, NY

Artistic Director: Ali Pourfarrokh

Contact: Maryann King

516.746.1115

[email protected]

eglevskyballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Audition: Feb 10 (Long Island, NY)

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $20

Ellen Sinopoli Dance Co

Troy, NY

Artistic Director/Contact: Ellen Sinopoli

518.408.1341

[email protected]

sinopolidances.org

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Jul 1-Jun 30

Audition: Apr 28, May 19, Jun 2 (Albany, NY)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: improvisation, modern, partnering, interview

Pre-application required

Eugene Ballet Co

Eugene, OR

Artistic Director: Toni Pimble

Contact: Peter Pawlyshyn

208.343.0556

[email protected]

eugeneballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep-May

Audition: Mar 31 (NYC), Apr 26 (Salt Lake City)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $15

Festival Ballet Providence

Providence, RI

Artistic Director: Mihailo Djuric

Contact: Mark Fleisher

401.353.1129

[email protected]

festivalballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-Apr 20

Audition: Feb, Mar (Providence, RI)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe, interview

Florida Classical Ballet Theatre

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Artistic Director: Colleen Smith

Contact: Ann Faber

561.630.8235

[email protected]

fcbt.org

Repertory: ballet

Audition: Mar 4 (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)

Bring: dance photo, letter of recommendation

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe, interview

Fee: $15

Pre-application required

Fusion Dance

San Diego, CA

Artistic Directors: Katie McIver and Kevin Hermann

Contact: Katie McIver

858.610.8717

[email protected]

fusiondance.info

Repertory: jazz

Contract dates: Jan 9-Jun 1

Audition: TBD (San Diego, CA)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, jazz, modern, partnering

Pre-application required

The Georgia Ballet

Marietta, GA

Artistic Director: Gina Hyatt-Mazon

Contact: Michele Ziemann-DeVos

770.528.0881

[email protected]

georgiaballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-Mar 15

Audition: Mar 17 (Marietta, GA)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

GI Alliance Dance Co

Chicago, IL

Artistic Director: Jennifer Gage-Imburgia

Contact: David Kavaliunas

630.205.5864

[email protected]

myspace.com/gialliance

Repertory: jazz

Audition: TBD (Chicago)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, jazz, interview

Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago

Evanston, IL

Artistic Director: Nan Giordano

Contact: Carol Sumners

847.866.6779

[email protected]

giordanojazzdance.com

Repertory: jazz

Contract dates: May-Apr

Audition: Mar 17 (Evanston, IL)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, jazz

Fee: $10

Grand Rapids Ballet Co

Grand Rapids, MI

Artistic Director: Gordon Peirce Schmidt

Contact: Evangeline Whitlock

616.454.4771

[email protected]

grballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep-May

Audition: Mar 17 (Grand Rapids, MI), Mar 19 (Chicago), Mar 25 (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $10

The Hartfel Ballet

Orange, CA

Artistic Director: John C Welch

Contact: Katie Bonomini

714.925.9806

[email protected]

hartfel.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-Aug 31

Audition: Feb 12 and 19, Apr 2, May 7, Jun 4, Jul 2, Sep 3, Mar 5 and 19, Apr 16 (Orange, CA)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet, interview


Hartford Conservatory of Performing Arts


Hartford, CT

Artistic Director: Susan Murphy

Contact: Jerry Prell

860.246.2588

[email protected]

hartfordconservatory.org

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Sep 1-May 10

Audition: TBD (Hartford, CT)

Bring: resume

Audition includes: ballet, jazz, modern, interview

Fee: $50

Pre-application required

Hauser Dance

Minneapolis, MN

Artistic Director/Contact: Heidi Hauser Jasmin

612.871.9077

[email protected]

Repertory: modern

Audition: Mar 24 (Minneapolis, MN)

Bring: resume

Audition includes: improvisation, modern, prepared solo, interview

Fee: $25


The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory


New York, NY

Artistic Director: Safi A. Thomas

Contact: Afton Seekins

800.697.4698

[email protected]

hdcny.org

Repertory: hip hop

Audition: Aug (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: form and technique, improvisation, musicality, interview

Fee: $25

Pre-application required

Houston Ballet

Houston, TX

Artistic Director: Stanton Welch

Contact: Shauna Tysor

713.523.6300

[email protected]

houstonballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jul 1-Jun 30

Audition: Feb 4 (San Francisco), Feb 11 (NYC), Feb 18 (Houston)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet

Houston Metropolitan Dance Co

Houston, TX

Artistic Director/Contact: Marlana Walsh

713.849.2766

[email protected]

houstonmetdance.com

Repertory: ballet, jazz, modern

Contract dates: Aug 20-Jun 15

Audition: Apr 21 (Houston)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, jazz, modern

Fee: $20

Pre-application required

Interweave Dance Theatre

Boulder, CO

Artistic Director: Lara Branen

Contact: Daniel Morimoto

303.449.0399

[email protected]

boulderjazzdanceworkshop.com

Repertory: jazz

Contract dates: Jul 18-Aug 4

Audition: Apr (Boulder, CO)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: jazz, modern

Island Moving Co

Newport, RI

Artistic Director: Miki Ohlsen

401.847.4470

[email protected]

islandmovingco.org

Repertory: ballet, modern

Contract dates: 4 seasons per year

Audition: call to schedule company class (Newport, RI)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe, interview

Pre-application required


James Sewell Ballet


Minneapolis, MN

Artistic Director: James Sewell

Contact: Mary Jo Peloquin

612.672.0480

[email protected]

jsballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug 15-Apr 30

Audition: Feb 17 (Minneapolis, MN), Feb 24 (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, pointe


Jean Ann Ryan Productions


Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Artistic Director: Jean Ann Ryan

Contact: Kevin Pfeiffer

954.523.6399

[email protected]

jeanannryanproductions.com

Repertory: Broadway show

Contract dates: year round

Audition: Feb 2 (London), Feb 17 (Vancouver, BC), Feb 21 (Los Angeles), Mar 11 (Atlanta)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, jazz

Kansas City Ballet

Kansas City, MO

Artistic Director: William Whitener

Contact: Heather O’Mara

816.931.2232

[email protected]

kcballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug-May

Audition: Mar 3 (Kansas City, MO), Mar 4 (Chicago), Mar 10 (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet

Kim Robards Dance, Inc

Denver, CO

Artistic Director: Kim Robards

Contact: LaRana Skalicky

303.825.4847

[email protected]

kimrobardsdance.org

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Sep 4-Jun 30

Audition: Mar (Denver, CO), Apr (Charlotte, NC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: improvisation, modern, interview

Fee: $10

Koresh Dance Co

Philadelphia, PA

Artistic Director: Ronen Koresh

Contact: Alon Koresh

215.751.0959

[email protected]

koreshdance.org

Repertory: jazz

Contract dates: Sep 1-May 31

Audition: Apr 21 (Philadelphia)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, jazz, modern, partnering

Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet

Boulder, CO

Artistic Director: Robert Sher-Machherndl

Contact: Jenifer Sher

303.545.2298

[email protected]

lemonspongecake.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jan-Dec

Audition: TBD (Boulder, CO)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Pre-application required

Lexington Ballet

Lexington, KY

Artistic Director: Luis Dominguez

Contact: Mary Vaugh

859.233.3925

[email protected]

lexingtonballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Audition: Jun 4 (Lexington, KY)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet

Louisville Ballet

Louisville, KY

Artistic Director: Bruce Simpson

Contact: Gloria Edwards

502.583.3150

[email protected]

louisvilleballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug 6-Apr 5

Audition: Feb 18-23 (Louisville, KY)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $15

Pre-application required

Lula Washington Dance Theatre

Los Angeles, CA

Artistic Director: Lula Washington

Contact: Tamica Washington-Miller

323.292.5852

[email protected]

lulawashington.com

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Mar 1-Dec 30

Audition: TBD (Los Angeles)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, jazz, modern

Manassas Dance Co

Manassas, VA

Artistic Director/Contact: Amy Grant Wolfe

703.257.1811

[email protected]

manassasdance.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-May 30

Audition: TBD (Manassas, VA)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Pre-application required

Metropolitan Classical Ballet

Arlington, TX

Artistic Directors: Paul Mejia and Alexander Vetrov

Contact: Deborah Barr

817.465.4644

[email protected]

mcballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-Jun 30

Audition: TBD (Arlington, TX)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe, interview

Pre-application required

Miami City Ballet

Miami Beach, FL

Artistic Director: Edward Villella

Contact: Donna Lenchuk

305.929.7000

[email protected]

miamicityballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: May 28-May 4

Audition: Feb 24 (Miami Beach, FL)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Milwaukee Ballet

Milwaukee, WI

Artistic Director: Michael Pink

Contacts: Nadia Thompson or Denis Malinkine

414.902.2128

[email protected]

milwaukeeballet.org

Repertory: varies; includes a Nutcracker season, Romeo and Juliet, Dracula, Swan Lake, mixed rep evenings, choreography from George Balanchine, Christopher Bruce, Trey McIntyre, Mark Godden, Lila York, and Bruce Wells; styles from classical to modern

Contract dates: Sep-May

Audition: by invitation; send current video/DVD, resume and photograph for consideration; currently looking for principal women

Audition includes: ballet, modern, partnering, pointe, prepared solo

Minnesota Ballet

Duluth, MN

Artistic Director: Allen Fields

Contact: Robert Gardner

218.529.3742

[email protected]

minnesotaballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep-Mar

Audition: TBD (Duluth, MN)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Pre-application required

Nashville Ballet

Nashville, TN

Artistic Director: Paul Vasterling

Contact: Karen Malkin

615.297.2966

[email protected]

nashvilleballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug-May

Audition: Feb 3 (Chicago), Feb 25 (NYC), Mar 18 (Nashville, TN)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $20

Nevada Ballet Theatre

Las Vegas, NV

Artistic Director: Bruce Steivel

Contact: Laurel Knox

702.243.2623

[email protected]

nevadaballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug 18-May 31

Audition: Feb 11 (NYC), Feb 24 (Las Vegas), Mar 25 (Santa Barbara, CA)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet

Fee: $15

New Jersey Ballet

Livingston, NJ

Artistic Director: Carolyn Clark

Contact: Paul McRae

973.597.9600

[email protected]

njballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Oct 10-May 20

Audition: TBD (Livingston, NJ)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe, prepared solo, interview

Pre-application required


New York Theatre Ballet


New York, NY

Artistic Director: Diana Byer

Contact: Christina Paolucci

212.679.0401

[email protected]

nytb.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-Apr 30

Audition: TBD (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe, interview

Pre-application required

North Carolina Dance Theatre

Charlotte, NC

Artistic Director: Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux

Contact: Gretchen Jax

704.372.0101

[email protected]

ncdance.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug-May

Audition: Feb 10 (NYC), Feb 17, Mar 17 (Charlotte, NC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Northern Ballet Theatre

Nashua, NH

Artistic Director: Doreen Cafarella

Contact: Michele Nacastro

603.889.8406

[email protected]

nbti.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Oct-Mar

Audition: Mar 10 (Nashua, NH)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet, modern, partnering, pointe, interview

Pre-application required

Omaha Theater Ballet

Omaha, NE

Artistic Director: Robin Welch

Contact: Emily Foster Huddleston

402.342.8835

[email protected]

rosetheater.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: TBD

Audition: Apr 4 (Omaha, NE)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet

Pre-application required

Oregon Ballet Theatre

Portland, OR

Artistic Director: Christopher Stowell

Contact: Rebecca Roberts

503.227.0977

[email protected]

obt.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug-Jun

Audition: Feb 25 (San Francisco), Mar 11 (Los Angeles), Mar 27 (Nagoya, Japan)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Orlando Ballet

Orlando, FL

Artistic Director: Bruce Marks

Contact: Cherie LaRosa

407.426.1733

[email protected]

orlandoballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep-May

Audition: Apr (Orlando, FL)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet


Pacifico Dance Co


Culver City, CA

Artistic Director: Adriana Gainey

Contact: Lupe Flores

559.917.8825

[email protected]

pacificodance.com

Repertory: ethnic

Audition: TBD (Los Angeles)

Bring: resume

Audition includes: prepared solo

Pre-application required

Pasadena Dance Theatre

Pasadena, CA

Artistic Director: Cynthia Young

Contact: Iris Andersen

626.683.3459

[email protected]

pasadenadance.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug-Jun

Audition: TBD (Pasadena, CA)

Bring: resume

Audition includes: ballet, modern, pointe

Fee: $15

Pre-application required


Pennsylvania Ballet


Philadelphia, PA

Artistic Director: Roy Kaiser

Contact: Michael Sheridan

215.551.7000

[email protected]

paballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-Jun 30

Audition: Mar 25 (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Pittsburgh, PA

Artistic Director: Terrence S. Orr

Contact: Robert Vickrey

412.454.9116

[email protected]

pbt.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jul-Apr

Audition: May 31 (Pittsburgh, PA)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe, interview

Pittsburgh Youth Ballet Co

Bethel Park, PA

Artistic Director/Contact: Jean Gedeon

412.835.1250

[email protected]

pybco.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: varies per season

Audition: Mar 31 (Pittsburgh, PA)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe, interview

Fee: $20

Pre-application required

Rebecca Kelly Ballet

New York, NY

Artistic Director: Rebecca Kelly

Contact: Craig Brashear

212.431.8489

[email protected]

rebeccakellyballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Apr 9-Dec 31

Audition: Mar, Apr, Sep (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, resume, US working papers if non-US citizen

Audition includes: ballet, modern, partnering, pointe, interview

Fee: $15

Pre-application required

Richmond Ballet

Richmond, VA

Artistic Director: Stoner Winslett

Contact: Kathleen Legault

804.344.0906

[email protected]

richmondballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Audition: Feb 17 (NYC), Feb 24 (San Francisco), TBD (Richmond, VA)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $20

River North Chicago Dance Co

Chicago, IL

Artistic Director: Frank Chaves

Contact: Sara Bibik

312.944.2888

[email protected]

rivernorthchicago.com

Repertory: jazz

Contract dates: Jul 1-May 1

Audition: Mar 4 (Chicago)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, jazz, modern, partnering

Ross Dance Co

Oakland, CA

Artistic Director: Tecsia Ross

Contact: Gazania McCoy

510.428.9339

[email protected]

rossdance.com

Repertory: jazz, modern

Contract dates: Jul 27-Jul 26

Audition: Jul 21 (San Francisco)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: jazz, modern, interview

Roxey Ballet

Lambertville, NJ

Artistic Director: Mark A. Roxey

Contact: Vanessa Laws

609.397.7616

[email protected]

roxeyballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-Aug 31

Audition: Mar 4 (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, jazz, modern, partnering, pointe, interview

Fee: $20

Sacramento Ballet

Sacramento, CA

Artistic Directors: Ron Cunningham and Carinne Binda

Contact: Jack Hansen

916.552.5800

[email protected]

sacballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep-May

Audition: Mar 4 (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

San Diego Ballet

San Diego, CA

Artistic Director: Robin Morgan

Contact: Elena Baltovick

619.294.7378

[email protected]

sandiegoballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Oct 6-Apr 1

Audition: TBD

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Pre-application required


Sierra Nevada Ballet


Genoa, NV

Artistic Director/Contact: Rosine Bena

775.783.3223

[email protected]

sierranevadaballet.com

Repertory: ballet, classical to contemporary

Contract dates: Oct 9-Sep 9

Audition: ongoing by appointment only (Reno, NV)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe, interview

Pre-application required

6th Day Dance

Bothell, WA

Artistic Director: Lyndee Breece

Contact: Jennifer Rowse

206.406.5465

[email protected]

sixthdaydance.org

Repertory: modern

Contract dates: Aug 1-Jul 31

Audition: Aug 5 (Bothell, WA)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, modern, interview

Pre-application required


SkipCosta.COREmovementPROJECT.NYC


New York, NY

Artistic Director/Contact: Skip Costa

212.222.2772

[email protected]

nyladance.com

Repertory: contemporary

Contract dates: varies per project

Audition: Jul (NYC)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, jazz, modern, partnering, prepared solo, interview

Pre-application required


Southwest Ballet Co


Carnegie, PA

Artistic Director/Contact: Virginia Nicoll

412.279.8133

[email protected]

southwestballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug-Dec

Audition: Jun (Pittsburgh, PA)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, modern, partnering, pointe, interview

Steps Repertory Ensemble

New York, NY

Artistic Director/Contact: Claire Weston

212.874.2410

[email protected]

stepsnyc.com

Repertory: jazz, modern/contemporary, musical theater

Contract dates: Oct-Sep

Audition: Sep (NYC)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, jazz, modern

Fee: $15

Pre-application required

Texas Ballet Theater

Ft. Worth, TX

Artistic Director: Ben Stevenson

Contact: Margo McCann

817.763.0207

[email protected]

texasballettheater.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jul 15-May 15

Audition: Feb 28 (Ft. Worth, TX)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $25

The Washington Ballet

Washington, DC

Artistic Director: Septime Webre

Contact: Tom Domenici

202.362.3606

[email protected]

washingtonballet.org

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Aug-May

Audition: Feb 11 (NYC), Mar 4 (Washington, DC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe

Fee: $20

Washington Reflections Dance Co

Washington, DC

Artistic Director: Fabian Barnes

Contact: Cecily Stewart

202.371.9656

[email protected]

danceinstitute.org

Repertory: contemporary

Contract dates: Jul 1-Jun 30

Audition: Feb 24 and 25 (Washington, DC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, modern

Pre-application required


International

Alberta Ballet

Calgary, AB

Canada

Artistic Director: Jean Grand-Maitre

Contact: Donna Renna

[email protected]

albertaballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jul 9-Apr 6

Audition: Feb 17 (Edmonton, AB), Mar 3 (Toronto, ON), Mar 4 (NYC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume, video/DVD if not previously sent in to company

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Fee: $20

Pre-application required

Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada

Moncton, NB

Canada

Artistic Director: Igor Dobrovolskiy

Contact: Janet Lutes

506.383.5951

[email protected]

atlanticballet.ca

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jul 1-May 31

Audition: TBD (Moncton, NB)

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe, prepared solo, interview

Pre-application required


The Australian Ballet


Victoria

Australia

61.3.9669.2700

[email protected]

australianballet.com.au

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: annual, occasional short term

Audition: ongoing company class auditions (Victoria, Australia); send photo and curriculum vitae to artistic director for consideration

Pre-application required

Ballet Black

London

England

Artistic Director/Contact: Cassa Pancho

44.7786.318.509

[email protected]

balletblack.co.uk

Repertory: varied neo-classical ballet (all original compositions)

Contract dates: varies

Audition: TBD (London)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, pointe shoes for ladies, resume

Audition includes: ballet, company repertory, interview

Ballet British Columbia

Vancouver, BC

Canada

Artistic Director: John Alleyne

Contact: Ken Mazer

604.732.5003

[email protected]

balletbc.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jan-Dec

Audition: Mar 28-30 (Vancouver, BC)

Bring: resume

Audition includes: ballet

Pre-application required


Ballet Contemporaneo de Caracas


Caracas

Venezuela

Artistic Director: Maria Eugenia Barrios

Contact: Offer Zaks

58.212.7939139

[email protected]

caracasballet.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Jan 23-Dec 19

Audition: Jun 26, 2007; Nov 12, 2007; Jan 21, 2008 (Caracas, Venezuela)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, modern, partnering, pointe, prepared solo, interview

Pre-application required

Ballet de Printemps

North Vancouver, BC

Canada

Contact: Jelena Bagaric-Mandic

604.986.3857

[email protected]

balletdeprintemps.com

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: varies

Audition: TBD

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet, pointe, interview

Pre-application required

Ballet Jurgen Canada

Toronto, ON

Canada

Artistic Director: Bengt Jurgen

Contact: Craig Ashton

416.964.4725

[email protected]

balletjorgen.ca

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep-May

Audition: Feb 11 (Toronto, ON), Feb 25 (Halifax, NS), TBD (Vancouver, BC)

Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe


Companhia Nacional de Bailado


Lisbon

Portugal

Artistic Director: Mehmet Balkan

Contact: Filipa Rola

213.474.048

[email protected]

cnb.pt

Repertory: ballet

Contract dates: Sep 1-Aug 31

Audition: TBD (Lisbon, Portugal)

Bring: dance photo, resume

Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe

Pre-application required

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks

Calgary, AB

Canada

Artistic Director: Vicki Adams Willis

Contact: Joanne Baker

403.245.3533

[email protected]

decidedlyjazz.com

Repertory: jazz

Contract dates: Sep 1-Jun 25

Audition: Mar-Apr 2007; see website for audition updates

Bring: headshot, resume

Audition includes: improvisation, jazz

Pre-application required