Auditions

 
 
 
 
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2018/19 Season

 

Alberta Ballet is seeking male and female dancers with strong, classical ballet technique for its 2018/2019 Season! Male dancers must be no less than 5’ 8” inches tall (173cm).

 
 
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Open Auditions

NEW YORK

Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Time: 3:00-6:00pm

Audition Fee: $10

Location:

School of American Ballet

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

70 Lincoln Center Plaza

New York, NY 10023

 

TORONTO

Date: Sunday, February, 18, 2018

Time: 3:30-5:30pm

No Fee

Location:

Canada’s National Ballet School

Studio 5A

400 Jarvis Street

Toronto, ON M4Y 2G6

 

CALGARY

Date: Sunday, February 25, 2018

Registration: 12:30-1:00pm

Time: 1:00-3:00pm

No Fee

Location:

Alberta Ballet Studios

141 18th Ave SW

Calgary, AB T2S 0B8

 

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Alberta Ballet's Melissa Eguchi/Photo Credit: Paul McGrath

Alberta Ballet's Melissa Eguchi/Photo Credit: Paul McGrath

Private Auditions

If you aren't able to join us at one of the open auditions, consider sending an application for a private audition. 

Private auditions are scheduled at our Calgary Studios by INVITATION ONLY.

 

Items to apply for a private audition:

 

1.    Complete CV (accepted formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf)

  • Must include your email address, height, date of birth, citizenship, training and performance experience.

 

2. Photographs (accepted formats: .jpg, .pdf)

  • One headshot
  • One full body arabesque position.
  • Additional photographs in dance positions are useful but not required.

 

3. Video Link (accepted formats: YouTube or Vimeo Links)

  • One classical variation*.
  • One contemporary variation*.
  • Additional video that is useful but not required: Pas de deux work, a jump exercise (men may include entrechat six and double tour en l’air), a turn exercise and an adage.
  • Barre and other class work is not needed.  
  • Please remember to include a password if needed and keep your video work available for viewing until March 31, 2018.
  • Please do not email video files, they will not be downloaded and your application will be considered incomplete.

*Video work should ideally be shot in a studio and not filmed too far away. Performance video is acceptable if of good quality and filmed close-up. For the classical variation, it is recommended that women wear pink tights and leotard or tutu and men wear light coloured tights

Email your completed application to auditions@albertaballet.com.