For the 2021-2022 Season, Ballet BC is looking for:
1. Full-Time Artists: Ballet BC is seeking experienced 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.
2. Emerging Artist Positions: Ballet BC is looking for talented, graduates who have completed a professional training program to join the Ballet BC Emerging Artist Program. The program will take place during the company season (summer 2021 to summer 2022) and will provide Emerging Artists with a minimum weekly wage and Employment Insurance benefits.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Ballet BC will be unable to hold our annual audition tour. This year we will be accepting video auditions via the below webform. Please submit a link to a video including the following:
– Ballet Technique – maximum of 4 minutes: 3 short exercises at the barre starting from rond de jambe, and 4 short centre exercises consisting of adagio, pirouettes, petit allegro and grand allegro. No pointe shoes please.
– Contemporary solo of your Choice – maximum of 3 minutes: studio footage preferred
– Improvisation – 2-3 continuous minutes: Improvisation without edits
– Partnering – maximum of 3 minutes (optional, but advised) – studio footage preferred, however performance footage is acceptable
The deadline for video submissions is January 31, 2021, at 6pm PST.