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2012 Auditions Guide Listing

By Jared Smallridge


All info is current at presstime and subject to change. Be sure to contact companies for up-to-date offerings. To get listed in upcoming Dance Magazine resource guides, e-mail jsmallridge@dancemedia.com.

 

EMPLOYMENT

UNITED STATES

ARIZONA


Ballet Arizona
Audition Dates: TBD
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet
602.381.0184
www.balletaz.org

CALIFORNIA

Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet
415.863.3040
www.linesballet.org

American Contemporary Ballet
Audition Dates: Mar 4, New York NY; Apr 22, Los Angeles CA
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe
Bring: $25, dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
310.929.5703
theresa@acbdances.com
www.acbdances.com

Ballet San Jose
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: TBD
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe
Bring: $20, dance photo, headshot, resumé
408.288.2820
lreinhardt@balletsj.org
wwwballetsj.org

Festival Ballet Theatre
Southland Ballet Academy
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: TBD, Fountain Valley CA
Style: ballet, modern
Audition includes: ballet, modern, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
714.962.5440
info@festivalballet.org
www.festivalballet.org

ODC
Audition Dates: TBD
415.863.6606
www.odcdance.org

San Francisco Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet
415.861.5600
www.sfballet.org

COLORADO


Kim Robards Dance, Inc.
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Any time during season, Denver CO
Style: modern
Audition includes: interview, modern
Bring: $20, dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
303.825.4847
info@kimrobardsdance.org
www.kimrobardsdance.org

FLORIDA

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida
Audition Dates: by appointment, Miami FL
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, interview, pointe
Bring: dance photo, resumé
Videos accepted
305.948.4777
artsballet@bellsouth.net
www.artsballettheatre.org

Miami City Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
Style: ballet
305.929.7000
www.miamicityballet.org

GEORGIA

Atlanta Ballet
Audition Dates: Feb 12, Atlanta GA
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
404.873.5811
auditioninfo@atlantaballet.com
www.atlantaballet.com

The Georgia Ballet
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Apr 14, Marietta GA
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
770.528.0881
mzdevos@georgiaballet.org
www.georgiaballet.org

SIDEWAYS Contemporary Dance Company
Audition Dates: Mar 10, Roswell GA
Style: ballet, jazz, modern
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, interview, modern, prepared solo
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
404.955.7232
charlotte@sidewaysdance.com
www.sidewaysdance.org

ILLINOIS

Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago
Audition Dates: March 18, Chicago IL, July 31, Pittsburgh PA
Audition Includes: jazz, ballet, modern, partnering, improvisation
Bring: jazz and ballet shoes, headshot, resume
847.866.6779
michaelmcstraw@giordanodance.org
www.giordanodance.org

 

River North Dance Chicago
Audition Dates: Apr 29, Chicago IL
Style: jazz, modern
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, jazz, modern, partnering
Bring: headshot, resumé
312.944.2888
sbibik@rivernorthchicago.com
www.rivernorthchicago.com

Thodos Dance Chicago
Audition Dates: Mar 17,  May 5, Chicago IL
Audition includes: ballet, modern, prepared solo
Bring: $10, headshot, resumé
312.266.6255
info@thodosdancechicago.org
www.thodosdancechicago.org

INDIANA


Dance Kaleidoscope
Audition Dates: TBD, Indianapolis IN
Style: ballet, jazz, Broadway show, modern
Audition includes: ballet, modern
Bring: headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
317.345.3543
davidh@dancekal.org
www.dancekal.org

Fort Wayne Ballet, Inc.
Audition Dates: Feb 18, May 19, Fort Wayne IN
Style: ballet, jazz, modern, tap
Audition includes: ballet, interview
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
260.484.9646
aross@fortwayneballet.org
www.fortwayneballet.org

MARYLAND

Ballet Theatre of Maryland
Audition Dates: Mar 4, Mar 11, Annapolis MD
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, modern, partnering, pointe
Bring: $25, dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
410.224.5644
btmmgr@balletmaryland.org
www.balletmaryland.org

MICHIGAN

DDCdances
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: TBD,
Detroit MI
Style: modern
Audition includes: improvisation, interview, modern
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
810.444.4553
barb@detroitdancecollective.org
www.detroitdancecollective.org

Eisenhower Dance Ensemble
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: May 12, New York NY; Jun 3, Detroit MI; TBD, Chicago IL
Audition includes: interview, jazz, modern, partnering
Bring: dance photo, resumé
Videos accepted
248.559.2095
eisenhower@ede-dance.org
www.ede-dance.org

Grand Rapids Ballet Company
Audition Dates: Feb 17, Grand Rapids MI
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
616.454.4771
johnf@grballet.com
www.grballet.com

MINNESOTA

Minnesota Ballet
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Apr 14, Chicago IL; Apr 21, Minneapolis MN
Style: ballet, jazz
Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
218.529.3742
balletmaster@minnesotaballet.org
www.minnesotaballet.org

MISSOURI

Kansas City Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
Style: ballet
816.931.2232
www.kcballet.org

Saint Louis Ballet
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: TBD,
St. Louis MO
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
636.537.1998
info@stlouisballet.org
www.stlouisballet.org

NEW MEXICO

Keshet Dance Company
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Mar 10, Albuquerque NM
Style: modern
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, interview, modern
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
505.224.9808
shira@keshetdance.org
www.keshetdance.org

NEW YORK

Ajkun Ballet Theatre
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Feb 1, Dallas, TX; Feb 18, Houston TX, Madrid Spain; Feb 25, Chicago IL, London England; Mar 3, Milan Italy, New York NY; Mar 11, Amsterdam Netherlands; Mar 17, Zurich Switzerland; ; Sep 15, Sydney Australia
Style: ballet, modern
Audition includes: ballet, modern, partnering, pointe
Bring: $25, dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
646.202.1852
ajkun@aol.com
www.ajkunbt.org

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
212.244.0015
www.cedarlakedance.com

Complexions Contemporary Ballet
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: TBD, New York NY
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, interview, partnering, pointe
Bring: headshot, resumé
212.777.7771
mmoore@complexionsdance.org
www.complexionsdance.org

Mark Morris Dance Group
Audition Dates: TBD
718.624.8400
www.markmorrisdancegroup.org

Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance
Audition Dates: TBD
212.838.5886
www.marthagraham.org

Morphoses
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Feb 4, New York NY
Style: ballet, modern
Audition includes: ballet, modern, partnering
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
212.813.9818
audition@morphoses.org
www.morphoses.org

New York City Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
Style: ballet
212.870.5656
www.nycballet.com

Paul Taylor Dance Company
Audition Dates: TBD
212.431.5562
www.ptdc.org

OHIO

Cincinnati Ballet
Audition Dates: Mar 18, Cincinnati OH; Mar 24, Boston MA; Mar 25, New York NY; Apr 1,
San Francisco CA
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: dance photo, resumé
513.621.5219
artistic@cballet.org
www.cballet.org

Dayton Contemporary Dance Company
Audition Dates: Apr 20, Dayton OH
Style: ballet, jazz, modern,
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, jazz, modern, partnering
Bring: $20, dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
937.228.3232 x105
gary@dcdc.org
www.dcdc.org

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma City Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
405.843.9898
www.okcballet.com

OREGON

Ballet Fantastique
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: company class audition, Eugene OR
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, interview, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
541.342.4611
info@balletfantastique.org
www.balletfantastique.org

Oregon Ballet Theatre
Audition Dates: Feb 5, San Francisco CA; Feb 12, Miami FL, New York NY; Feb 13, Chicago IL; Feb 19, Los Angeles CA; Mar 11, Portland OR;
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
503.227.0977
rebecca.roberts@obt.org
www.obt.org

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Ballet
Audition Dates: Mar 31,
New York NY
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
215.551.7000 x1306
msheridan@paballet.org
www.paballet.org

Philadanco
The Philadelphia Dance Company
IABD (International Association of Blacks in Dance)
Audition Dates: Jun 10, Philadelphia PA
Style: ballet, jazz, ethnic, modern
Audition includes: modern
Bring: $10, headshot, resumé
215.387.8200
kbb@philadanco.org
www.philadanco.org

RHODE ISLAND


Island Moving Co.
Audition dates: TBD
401-847-4470
www.islandmovingco.org

TENNESSEE

Nashville Ballet
Audition Dates: Feb 4, Chicago IL; Mar 11, New York NY; Apr 28, Nashville TN
Style: ballet, modern
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: $25, dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
615.297.2966
tyeager@nashvilleballet.com
www.nashvilleballet.com

TEXAS

Ballet Austin
Audition Dates: Feb 12, San Francisco CA; Feb 18, Mar 24, Austin TX;  Mar 31, Chicago IL; Apr 1,
New York NY
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: $25, dance photo, resumé
512.476.9151 x128
eugene.alvarez@balletaustin.org
www.balletaustin.org

Dominic Walsh Dance Theater
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: TBD
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, partnering, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
713.652.3938
lmcburnett@dwdt.org
www.dwdt.org

Houston Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
www.houstonballet.org

UTAH

Ballet West
Audition Dates: TBD
801.869.6900
www.balletwest.org

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company
Audition Dates: TBD
801.297.4241
www.ririewoodbury.com


CANADA

The National Ballet of Canada
Audition Dates: TBD
416.345.9686
info@national.ballet.ca
www.national.ballet.ca


MEXICO

Compañia Nacional de Danza
INBA
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Nov 5, Mexico City Mexico
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
+52.(55).5283.4600 x4678
cnd.difusion1@gmail.com
www.compania
nacionaldedanza.com


TRAINING AND SUMMER STUDY

UNITED STATES

CALIFORNIA


State Street Ballet
Audition Dates: Feb 4, Santa Barbara CA; Feb 12, Long Beach CA, San Francisco CA; Mar 11, New York NY
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: $20, dance photo, headshot
Videos accepted
805.563.3262 x104
contact@statestreetballet.com
www.statestreetballet.com

COLORADO


Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
970.925.7175
www.aspensantafeballet.com

Colorado Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
Style: ballet
303.837.8888
www.coloradoballet.org

Interweave Dance Theatre
Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop
Audition Dates: TBD,
Boulder CO
Style: jazz, modern
Audition includes: improvisation, jazz, modern
Bring: headshot, resumé
303.449.0399
daniel@bjdw.net
bjdw.net/performance/interweavedancetheatre.aspx

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA


The Washington Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
202.362.3606
www.washingtonballet.org

GEORGIA

Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education
Atlanta Ballet

Audition Dates: see website
Style: ballet, jazz, modern
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: $30
Videos accepted
404.873.5811
brothermel@atlantaballet.com
www.atlantaballet.com/centre

IDAHO

Trey McIntyre Project
Audition Dates: TBD
877.867.2320
info@treymcintyre.com
www.treymcintyre.com

ILLINOIS

The Joffrey Ballet Academy of Dance
Audition Dates: TBD
312.739.0120
www.joffrey.org

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
617.695.6950
www.bostonballet.org

Marblehead School of Ballet
North Shore Civic Ballet
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: TBD, Marblehead MA
Style: ballet, modern
Audition includes: ballet, interview, modern, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
781.631.6262
msb@havetodance.com
www.havetodance.com/Marblehead

The School at Jacob’s Pillow
Jacob’s Pillow Dance
Audition Dates: Feb 18, Feb 19, Mar 3, Mar 24, Mar 25, New York NY; Feb 27 – Mar 3, Paris France
Audition Includes: contemporary, jazz, tap
413.243.9919
www.jacobspillow.org

MICHIGAN


EDE Center for Dance
Eisenhower Dance Ensemble
Audition Dates: Jun 12, Rochester, MI
Style: ballet, modern
Audition includes: ballet, modern
Videos accepted
248.609.0370
devitt@ede-dance.org
www.ede-dance.org

Great Lakes Dance Festival with the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble
Audition Dates: Apr 14, Rochester MI
Style: ballet, jazz, modern
Audition includes: ballet, jazz, modern
Bring: resumé
Videos accepted
248.609.0370
devitt@ede-dance.org
www.ede-dance.org

School of the Grand Rapids Ballet
Grand Rapids Ballet Company
Audition Dates: TBD, Traverse City MI, Lansing MI, Indianapolis IN, Rochester MI, Chicago IL, Seattle WA
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: $20, headshot
Videos accepted
616.454.4771
school@grballet.com
www.grballet.com

NEW YORK


American Ballet Theatre
Audition Dates: TBD
212.477.3030
www.abt.org

Dance Visions NY, Inc.
Audition Dates: TBD, Great Neck NY
Style: ballet, modern
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, interview, modern
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
516.482.2621
dancevisions.ny@gmail.com
www.newyorkdancing.net

Performing in New York
Ajkun Ballet Theatre
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Mar 3, New York NY
Style: ballet, modern
Audition includes: ballet, modern, pointe
Bring: $25, dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
646.202.1852
ajkun@aol.com
www.ajkunbt.org

NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina Dance Theatre School of Dance
North Carolina Dance Theatre
Audition Dates: Feb 4, Chicago IL, Miami FL;  Feb 18, Charlotte NC
Style: ballet, jazz, modern
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: $25, dance photo, headshot
Videos accepted
704.414.2770
schoolofncdt@ncdance.org
www.ncdance.org

OHIO

BalletMet Columbus
Audition Dates: TBD
614.229.4860
dance@balletmet.org
www.balletmet.org

Dayton Contemporary Dance Second Company (DCDC2)
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company
Audition Dates: Jun 9, Dayton OH
Style: modern
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, jazz, modern, partnering
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
937.228.3232 x110
shonna@dcdc.org
www.dcdc.org

Verb Ballets
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Mar 24,
Shaker Heights OH
Style: ballet, modern
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, modern, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
216.397.3757
ktnagy@hotmail.com
www.verbballets.org

OREGON


The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre
Oregon Ballet Theatre
Audition Dates: Feb 5, San Francisco CA; Feb 12, Miami FL, New York NY; Feb 13, Chicago IL; Feb 19, Los Angeles CA; Mar 11, Portland OR;
Style: ballet, modern
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
503.227.0977
ashby.baldock@obt.org
www.obt.org/school

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Audition Dates: TBD
412.281.0360
inquiry@pittsburghballet.org
www.pbt.org

VIRGINIA

National Dance Association
AAHPERD (American Alliance for Heath, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance)
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: TBD, Reston VA
Style: ballet, jazz, Broadway show, ethnic, modern, tap
Bring: resumé
Videos accepted
703.476.3464
cdean@aahperd.org
www.aahperd.org/nda

WASHINGTON

Pacific Northwest Ballet
Audition Dates: TBD
206.441.2435
pnbschool@pnb.org
www.pnb.org


CANADA

The School of Toronto Dance Theatre
Toronto Dance Theatre
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Feb 5,
Jul 14, Toronto ON
Style: modern
Audition includes: improvisation, interview, modern
Bring: $85, dance photo, headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
416.967.6887
info@schooloftdt.org
www.schooloftdt.org


EDUCATION

UNITED STATES

ARIZONA


Scottsdale Community College
Audition Dates: May 12,
Aug 14, Scottsdale AZ
Style: ballet, jazz, modern
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, jazz, modern, partnering
Bring: headshot, resumé
Videos accepted
480.423.6600
a.rosenkrans@sccmail.maricopa.edu
www.scottsdalecc.edu/dance

CONNECTICUT

The Hartt School
University of Hartford
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Feb 17,
Feb 18, Hartford CT
Style: ballet, modern
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, interview, modern, pointe, prepared solo
860.768.4465
harttadm@hartford.edu
www.harttweb.hartford.edu

KANSAS

University of Kansas
Pre Apply
Audition Dates:
Mar 3, Lawrence KS
Style: ballet, jazz, ethnic, modern
Audition includes: ballet, jazz, modern, prepared solo
Videos accepted
785.864.4264
kudance@ku.edu
www.dance.ku.edu

MICHIGAN


Marygrove
Audition Dates: TBD
313.927.1200
info@marygrove.edu
www.marygrove.edu

Western Michigan University
Department of Dance
Audition Dates: TBD
269.387.5830
www.wmich.edu

MISSOURI


Missouri State University
Department of Theatre and Dance
Pre Apply
Audition Dates:
Feb 25, Kansas City MO
Style: Broadway show, jazz, modern, tap
Audition includes: ballet, interview, jazz, modern
Bring: resumé
Videos accepted
417.836.8441
sarabrummel@missouristate.edu
www.theatreanddance.missouristate.edu


Stephens College
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: March 9, Columbia MO
Style: ballet, ethnic, modern
Audition includes: ballet, interview, modern
Bring: dance photo, resumé
Videos accepted
573.876.7211
cestey@stephens.edu
www.stephens.edu

NEW YORK

The College at Brockport
Dance Department
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Feb 20, Apr 2, Brockport NY
Style: modern
Audition includes: ballet, modern, prepared solo
Bring: headshot
Videos accepted
585.395.2153
dance@brockport.edu
www.brockport.edu/dance

SUNY-Fredonia
Audition Dates: TBD
Style: ballet, jazz, modern, tap
716.673.3596
theatre.dance@fredonia.edu
www.fredonia.edu

OHIO

The University of Akron Dance Program
Audition Dates: TBD
330.972.7948
fjd@uakron.edu
www3.uakron.edu/dtaa

University of Cincinnati
College Conservatory of Music
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Feb 11, Cincinnati OH; Feb 4, New York NY
Style: ballet, modern
Audition includes: ballet, modern, pointe
Videos accepted
513.556.2700
shellie.cash@uc.edu
www.ccm.uc.edu/dance.html

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma City University
Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Mar 31, Oklahoma City OK
Style: ballet, Broadway show, jazz, tap
Audition includes: ballet, jazz, prepared solo, tap
Videos accepted
405.208.5644
dance@okcu.edu
www.okcu.edu/dance_amgt

UTAH

University of Utah
Department of Ballet
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Feb 11, Salt Lake City UT; TBD,
Los Angeles CA
Style: ballet
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Bring: $45
Videos accepted
801.585.5527
glenda.staples@utah.edu
www.ballet.utah.edu

University of Utah
Department of Modern Dance
Pre Apply
Audition Dates: Mar 30,
Aug 17, Salt Lake City UT
Style: modern
Audition includes: improvisation, interview, modern, prepared solo
Bring: $45
801.581.3223
abby.fiat@utah.edu
www.dance.utah.edu

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