Ballet BC announces 2017 auditions
For the 2017-18 Season, Ballet BC is looking for full-time artists and apprentices, as well as young dancers to participate in the company’s Summer Dance Intensive. To fill these spots, the 30-year-old ballet company based in Vancouver, Canada, will hold auditions in New York City and Montréal, QC.
The New York City auditions are scheduled for January 22 at Marymount Manhattan College. Registration will begin at 9 am and auditions will commence at 10:30 am.
The Montréal, QC auditions are scheduled for April 9 at L'École supérieure de ballet du Québec. Registration will begin at 9:30 am and auditions will commence at 10:30 am.
Auditions will consist of a ballet class and the learning of company repertoire. Dancers should bring their CV and two photos (one headshot and one full-body). Women must bring pointe shoes.
Here are further details on what the company 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.
Apprentice Positions: Ballet BC is looking for talented, young male and female 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: Ballet BC is looking for young, aspiring graduate students who have completed a professional training program to attend its International Summer Dance Intensive in collaboration with Arts Umbrella. The intensive is scheduled for August 7-25, 2017.
Both NYC and Montréal auditions cost $20. Online registration is encouraged. For the most up-to-date schedule and information, check the Careers page at http://balletbc.com.
Auditions in Vancouver are by appointment only. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.