Company Audition Guide 2007

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
ajkun@aol.com
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
heatherjackson@alabamaballet.org
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
asullivan@alaskadancetheatre.org
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
abballet@taconic.net
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
arturo@linesballet.org
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
akahn@abt.org
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
school@americandancefestival.org
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
info@atdf.org
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
anaheimballet@earthlink.net
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
info@arcdance.org
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
artsballet@bellsouth.net
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
tom@aspensantafeballet.com
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
acbt@acbt.org
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
info@balletaz.org
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
eugene.alvarez@balletaustin.org
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
stevenhoff@balletflorida.com
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
amy@ballethnic.org
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
balletlongisland@aol.com
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
karl@balletmemphis.org
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
rrodriguez@balletmet.org
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
cboard@balletnouveaucolorado.org
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
info@balletpacifica.org
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
jcookballetqc@sbcglobal.net
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
sanderson@balletsanjose.org
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
ballettheatremidwest@fuse.net
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
lee.irving@balletmaryland.org
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
ballettucson@aol.com
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
nmullikin@balletwest.org
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
information@ridgefielddance.org
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
hds@rafadance.com
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
summer@bocaballet.org
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
khwang@bostonballet.com
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
info@buglisi-foreman.org
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
auditions@californiaballet.org
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
cangelosidanceproject@att.net
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
elizabethparker@carolinaballet.com
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
audition@cedarlakedance.com
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
vpetrutiu@centralfloridaballet.com
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
cbtbahr@aol.com
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
wdierking@cincinnatiballet.com
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
info@cityballet.org
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
cleodanceops@aol.com
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
kristina@coloradoballet.org
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
company.manager@columbiacityballet.com
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
info@counterpointe.net
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
info@23prime.com
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
dalive@bellsouth.net
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
info@dancespatrelle.org
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
proflair1@aol.com
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
jazzdance@dancinunlimited.org
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
james@dtdt.org
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
contact_us@daytonballet.org
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
kevin@dcdc.org
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
lrchow@cox.net
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
bselinger@twmi.rr.com
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
info@eglevskyballet.com
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
info@sinopolidances.org
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
ppawlyshyn@eugeneballet.org
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
info@festivalballet.com
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
info@fcbt.org
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
fusiondnc7@aol.com
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
mzdevos@georgiaballet.org
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
gijend@hotmail.com
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
csumners@giordanodancecenter.com
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
evangeline@grballet.com
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
audition@hartfel.org
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
jprell@hartfordconservatory.org
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
nhdc@tcinternet.net
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
admissions@hdcny.org
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
stysor@houstonballet.org
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
houstonmetdancer@aol.com
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
boulderjazz@juno.com
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
info@islandmovingco.org
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
maryjo@jsballet.org
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
jarjobs@aol.com
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
heathero@kcballet.org
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
info@kimrobardsdance.org
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
info@koreshdance.org
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
jenifer@lemonspongecake.com
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
info@lexingtonballet.org
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
info@louisvilleballet.org
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
tamicadance@yahoo.com
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
manassasdance@aol.com
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
admin@mcballet.org
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
donna@miamicityballet.org
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
nthompson@milwaukeeballet.org
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
balletmaster@minnesotaballet.org
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
kmalkin@nashvilleballet.com
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
info@nevadaballet.com
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
njballet@aol.com
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
cpaolucci@nytb.org
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
gjax@ncdance.org
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
nbtidirector@comcast.com
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
emilyf@rosetheater.org
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
rebecca.roberts@obt.org
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
clarosa@orlandoballet.org
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
bfdpacifico@aol.com
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
pasadenadance@earthlink.net
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
msheridan@paballet.org
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
bvickrey@pittsburghballet.org
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
pybco@aol.com
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
rkballet@ix.netcom.com
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
klegault@richmondballet.com
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
info@rivernorthchicago.com
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
audition@rossdance.com
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
info@roxeyballet.org
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
jhansen@sacballet.org
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
sandiegoballet@aol.com
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
info@sierranevadaballet.com
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
info@sixthdaydance.org
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
nyladance@aol.com
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
info@southwestballet.org
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
claire@stepsnyc.com
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
mmcann@texasballettheater.org
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
tdomenici@washingtonballet.org
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
cstewart@danceinstitute.org
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
info@albertaballet.com
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
atlanticballet@nb.aibn.com
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
mail@australianballet.com.au
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
balletblack@gmail.com
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
info@balletbc.com
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
info@caracasballet.com
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
bdp@balletdeprintemps.com
balletdeprintemps.com
Repertory: ballet
Contract dates: varies
Audition: TBD
Bring: dance photo, resume
Audition includes: ballet, pointe, interview
Pre-application required

Ballet J�rgen Canada
Toronto, ON
Canada
Artistic Director: Bengt J�rgen
Contact: Craig Ashton
416.964.4725
info@balletjorgen.ca
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
d.artistica@cnb.pt
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
djd@decidedlyjazz.com
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

Introdans
Arnhem, Gelderland
The Netherlands
Artistic Director: Roel Voorintholt
Contact: Elly van der Sluis
31.0.26.3512111
auditions@introdans.nl
introdans.nl
Repertory: ballet
Contract dates: Aug 1-Jul 31
Audition: Feb 10 (Gelderland, Netherlands)
Bring: headshot, resume
Audition includes: ballet
Pre-application required

Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo
Monte-Carlo
Principality of Monaco
Artistic Director: Jean-Christophe Maillot
Contact: Kathy Plaistowe
33.492.41.6010
k.plaistowe@balletsdemontecarlo.com
balletsdemontecarlo.com
Repertory: ballet
Contract dates: Sep 1-Aug 31
Audition: ongoing private company class auditions (Monte-Carlo)
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume, to be sent with application
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Pre-application required

The National Ballet of Canada
Toronto, ON
Canada
Artistic Director: Karen Kain, C.C.
Contact: Pamela Steele
416.345.9686
auditions@national.ballet.ca
national.ballet.ca
Repertory: ballet
Contract dates: varies
Audition: Feb 10 (Toronto, ON)
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume
Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe
Pre-application required

The Royal New Zealand Ballet
Wellington
New Zealand
Artistic Director: Gary Harris
Contact: Meredith Dooley
644.381.9012
meredith@nzballet.org.nz
nzballet.org.nz
Repertory: ballet
Contract dates: Jan 1-Dec 31
Audition: Oct 7 (Wellington, NZ)
Bring: headshot, resume
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Pre-application required

Royal Swedish Ballet
Stockholm
Sweden
Artistic Director: Madeleine Onne
Contact: ballet secretary
468.791.4300
balletsecretary@operan.se
operan.se
Repertory: ballet
Contract dates: Jul 1-Jun 30
Audition: by invitation only; video must be submitted; invitee will audition in Stockholm
Bring: headshot, resume
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, partnering, pointe, prepared solo, interview
Pre-application required

Staatsballett Berlin
Berlin
Germany
Artistic Director: Vladimir Malakhov
Contact: Nadine J�ger
302.035.4282
ballett@staatsballett-berlin.de
staatsballett-berlin.de
Repertory: ballet
Audition: TBD (Berlin, Germany)
Bring: headshot
Audition includes: ballet

Teatro alla Scala Ballet Co
Milan
Italy
Artistic Director: M� Frédéric Olivieri
Contact: Segreteria Direzione Ballo
39.2.8879.1
direzione.ballo@fondazionelascala.it
teatroallascala.org
Repertory: ballet, contemporary, repertoire
Contract dates:
Audition: TBD (Milan, Italy)
Bring: dance photo, headshot, resume, video
Audition includes: ballet, partnering, pointe, prepared solo, prepared variation, interview

Universal Ballet
Seoul
South Korea
Artistic Director: Oleg Vinogradov
General Director: Julia Moon
Contact: Anne Inoue
ubckorea@aol.com
universalballet.com
Repertory: ballet
Contract dates: Jan 1-Dec 31
Audition: Oct (Seoul, South Korea)
Bring: dance photo, headshot, passport, resume, video
Audition includes: ballet, pointe
Fee: $10

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Madison Jordan and Jarrod Tyler Paulson brought their real-life romance to the audition stage. (Adam Rose/FOX)

It's usually right around the third or fourth week of "So You Think You Can Dance" audition rounds that we start itching for the live shows. Sure, the auditions are fun, inspiring, and entertaining, but at a certain point, we reach audition saturation. (And the live shows are just so good and feature so much more Cat Deeley.)

All that said, Nigel and co. kept things spicy this week, so our attention remained firmly glued to the screen. (It's been 16 seasons—who are we to doubt Nigel Lythgoe, sir?) Here's how it all went down.

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