Work with Ballet BC

Ballet BC is committed to a diverse collaborative environment that focuses on the innovation and creation of contemporary ballet.

Careers

COMPANY AUDITIONS

For the 2017–2018 Season, Ballet BC is looking for the following:
 
Full-time artists

Ballet BC is seeking experienced female and male dancers interested in a diverse collaborative environment that focuses on the innovation and creation of contemporary dance. The artist should display strong classical training, have experience in contemporary dance and a passion for the creative process.
 
Apprentices

Ballet BC is looking for talented, young female and male graduates who have completed a professional training program to join the Ballet BC Apprentice Program. The program will take place between July 2017 and June 2018 and will provide apprentices with a weekly honorarium.
 
Summer Dance Intensive

We are also looking for young, aspiring graduate students who have completed a professional training program to attend our International Summer Dance Intensive in collaboration with Arts Umbrella in August 2017.
 

Vancouver Auditions

Auditions are by appointment only. Please email a CV, photos, and video links to
auditions (at) balletbc.com.

CV: Including training, performance experience, full name, email address, phone number, and citizenship.

Photos: One head shot and one full-body dance photo.

Video: Link to high-quality stage or studio video, no more than 10 minutes in length, that displays a range of repertoire in contemporary ballet. Ladies should include use of pointe work.

We welcome and encourage dancers from across Canada.

Auditions take place at Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street.

 

Ballet BC Dancers Brandon Alley and Emily Chessa in BEGINNING AFTER. Photo by Cindi Wicklund.
Ballet BC Dancers Brandon Alley and Emily Chessa in BEGINNING AFTER by Cayetano Soto.
Photo by Cindi Wicklund.

 

THE NUTCRACKER AUDITIONS

Ballet BC is excited to present Alberta Ballet’s magical production of The Nutcracker during the 2017 holiday season!

Alberta Ballet is looking for boys and girls, minimum age of eight at the time of the performances. Height between 4’0″ and 5’10”. Senior roles require three years of ballet training. Applicants may pre-register by emailing auditions@albertaballet.com. Registrations will be accepted at the door.

All dancers must commit to being present at all rehearsals and performances. Performances take place on December 28-30, 2017.

When:
Sunday, September 10, 2017

Where:
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street
Faris Family Studio

Schedule:
10:00am – 11:00am     Check-in
11:30am – 12:30pm     Heights ranging from 4’0″ to 4’5″
12:45pm – 2:15pm       Heights ranging from 4’6″ to 4’11”
2:30pm – 4:00pm         Heights ranging from 5’0″ to 5’10”

Audition fee:
$20.00 (cash only please)

For more information about the audition, email Alberta Ballet.

 

Alberta Ballet The Nutcracker
Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker.