Dance with Ballet BC

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

COMPANY AUDITIONS

For the 2020-2021 Season, Ballet BC is looking for:

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.

Emerging Artist Positions

Ballet BC is looking for talented, female and male 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 2020 to summer 2021) and will provide Emerging Artists with a weekly honorarium.

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

Open Auditions in Vancouver, Toronto and New York
New York, NY, USA: February 15, 2020

Where: The Ailey Studios, 405 W 55th Street

Cost: $20 USD – Cash only at the door; exact change please

Registration begins at 9:00am – please be prepared to remain at the studio as some applicants may be called back throughout the day.
 

Toronto, ON, Canada: February 16, 2020

Where: Canada’s National Ballet School, 400 Jarvis Street

Registration begins at 11:00am – please be prepared to remain at the studio as some applicants may be called back throughout the day.

Cost: $20 CAD – Cash only at the door; exact change please
 

Vancouver, BC, Canada: March 21, 2020

Where: Arts Umbrella Q7, 77 East 7th Avenue

Registration begins at 9:00am – please be prepared to remain at the studio as some applicants may be called back throughout the day.

Cost: $20 CAD – Cash only at the door; exact change please
 

Pre-Register Online

New York City and Toronto pre-registration closes online at 9am PST February 10, 2020.
Vancouver pre-registration closes online at 9am PST March 16, 2020.

For further inquiries, please contact artisticadmin2 (at) balletbc.com. with subject header “Audition 2020 [City]”
 

Private Auditions in Vancouver

All private auditions in Vancouver 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. Women should include use of pointe work.

We welcome and encourage dancers from across Canada.

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