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Alberta Ballet

Audition Location: various

Audition Dates: January 17 ,2015; January 18, 2015; February 22, 2015

Alberta Ballet will be holding general auditions at the following locations: 

New York, NY: Saturday, January 17, 2015
Toronto, Canada: Sunday January 18, 2015
Calgary, Canada: Sunday February 22, 2015  

Pre-registration is required. Send headshot and resume to Samantha Jobin via email.  

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Dancing People Company

Audition Location: mandatory final audition in Ashland, OR

Dancing People Company (DPC) seeks male and female dancers for paid work beginning January 2015. This is a paid position for the final 12 weeks of DPC's season, beginning in mid-January and continuing through mid-May with some weeks off during that period. The contract will be renewed for future seasons if mutually desirable.

The ideal candidate has good body lines, coupled with a suppleness of movement and training in various release techniques. Partnering skills of a Contact Improvisation-style are a must. DPC dancers must be able to learn and retain set choreography quickly and accurately, yet also have a desire to explore through improvisation.

Initial audition by DVD or reel, potential candidates must do a final audition in Ashland, OR.

Please contact Robin Stiehm, artistic director, via email with further questions. 

Live auditions will also be scheduled in Seattle, WA and Eugene, OR in mid-November. Details will be available online by the end of September.

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Joy of Motion Dance Center

Audition Location: Washington DC
Audition Date: October 30, 2014; 11:00am

Joy of Motion Dance Center, in Washington DC, is seeking a Male Actor (African American 20’s-40’s, must be a great mover), a Hip Hop Dance Company/Crew (any ethnicity, 4-8 dancers, breakers/poppers/lockers), and additional Male/Female Hip Hop Dancers (any ethnicity, 20’s-30’s, breakers/poppers/lockers) to perform in its annual “Heart of Hip Hop Concert” on Tuesday, December 9 at 10:00am ET. “Heart of Hip Hop” is an interactive multi-media production that takes the audience on a journey through the history of Hip Hop and its major influences. Dancers should have their own family-friendly material and must be able to commit to a daytime rehearsal and performance 8:00am – 12:00pm ET on Dec 9. Auditions will be scheduled October 30, starting at 11:00am ET.

For an audition slot, please send an email with:

  • Name/Crew Name
  • City/State
  • Email
  • Headshot/Group Shot
  • Resume
  • Links to your work online

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The Dancing Wheels Company

Audition Location: Cleveland, OH
Audition Date: By appointment 

The Dancing Wheels Company, America’s first, professional, physically integrated dance company, is currently seeking to hire a qualified male dancer for an immediate position.  Dancing Wheels is a national touring company that works with highly acclaimed choreographers each year.  Most recent works include full-length pieces from Donald McKayle, Dianne McIntyre, Nai-Ni Chen, Christopher Fleming, Michael Uthoff, Peter Kalivis, and David Rousseve.

The preferred candidate should be proficient in ballet, modern and partnering.  Experience and training required, must be able to work full-time and tour throughout the nation.  Pay scale is commensurate with experience; paid holidays and vacation time are included.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and head shot to Mary Verdi-Fletcher, President/Founding Artistic Director via email.

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Audition Location: various
Audition Dates: various; starting October 9, 2014 through January 25, 2015

The 2014/15 International Audition tour holds auditions for all three of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) School professional training programs. The full-time Ballet Academic Program combines first rate academic education with the highest quality of dance training for students from grades 6 to 12. Prospective students also have two opportunities to audition at the graduate level: the RWB School Aspirant Program and the RWB School Teacher Training Program. The Aspirant Program is a two year full-time program that provides experienced dancers the opportunity to expand their repertoire, refine their technique and gain valuable performance experience to launch their professional career. The Teacher Training Program is a three year full-time program that offers the finest pedagogical, practical and interpersonal skills for a career as a dance educator.

Pre-registration is recommended and prospective students are encouraged to register now. Pre registrations are accepted in person, by email, or by post. The RWB School also accepts walk up auditions the day-of and auditions by DVD are also accepted. 

Please contact RWB's Public Relations Coordinator Jane Puchniak via email to arrange interviews.

For more information and a listing of audition tour dates and locations, click here.

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Todd Rosenlieb Dance & Virginia Ballet Theatre 

Audition Location: Norfolk, VA 
Audition Date: During any company class

Todd Rosenlieb Dance and Virginia Ballet Theatre are seeking male dancers for our 2014-15 Season. Dancers must have experience in both ballet and modern techniques.  Seeking two part-time male dancers with immediate availability to fill contracted position within the company.

Please contact Erin Geary via email for more information/scheduling. 

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The Washington Ballet

Audition Location: New York City and Washington DC
Audition Date: Various beginning February 15, 2015

Seeking dancers for The Washington Ballet & The Washington Ballet Studio Company for its 2015-2016 season. Repertoire includes: 19th Century classical works, Balanchine, Tharp, Wheeldon, Duato, McIntyre, Kylián, van Manen, among others.

See this flyer  for more details. 

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* postings updated as of October 13, 2014