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Auditions

Audition information is for NW Campus ONLY. For information about our SE Campus use link above.

Students are accepted into The Washington School of Ballet’s Summer Intensive by audition only. Audition classes will take place in various cities. These auditions are meant for students ages 13-22 (All students must be no younger than 13 by June 23, 2014). We will consider students who are 12 years old that have had a year of pointe. However, we are not able to provide housing to students this age. Auditions for the Lower Division (ages 6 to 9) will be conducted by appointment. Please email Allison Abbondante at aabbondante@washingtonballet.org to schedule an appointment. In addition, students ages 10 to 12 can do an in class audition by appointment. Please email Donna Glover at dglover@washingtonballet.org to schedule an appointment.

Students may audition by either attending an audition class or submitting a video audition. DVD and video link auditions should be no longer than 10 minutes and must include an introduction with the student's name, age, years of study and places of study. Students must submit an audition form, a check for the $40 made out to The Washington Ballet, photograph and one letter of recommendation from your teacher. The DVD or video must have center work including adagio, pirouettes en dehors and en dedans, petit allegro, grand allegro and pointe work for the girls. Male students should include tour en l'air, single or double depending on age and level and allegro that includes beats and grande pirouettes. Click here to download a pdf of the DVD and video link audition form. DVD submission deadline is Sunday, April 20th.

Auditions for Current/Year-round Students of The Washington School of Ballet

Students currently enrolled in The Washington School of Ballet’s School Year DO NOT need to audition for the summer intensive. Please fill out a registration form at the front desk of the main building. These will be available at the front desk in February. All students will continue in their current level for the summer intensive.

2014 Summer Intensive Audition Tour:

TWSB does not pre-register for auditions but you may fill out the audition form ahead of time and bring it with you. Audition forms will also be available at each audition. Please click here for an audition form. All audition fees are $30. On the day of the audition, students should bring in a headshot and a photo in first arabesque, along with their registration form.

Date

Location

Registration Time

Audition Time

January 10

Southland Ballet Academy (Orange County, CA)

6:00 PM

7:00 to 9:00 PM

January 11

Joffrey Center (Chicago, IL)

10:00 AM

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

January 12

Colorado Conservatory of Dance (Denver, CO)

11:00 AM

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

January 12

Los Angeles Ballet Academy (Los Angeles, CA)

10:30 AM

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

January 18

Harid Conservatory (Boca Raton, FL)

2:00 PM

2:30 to 4:30 PM

January 18

Ballet Center of Houston (Houston, TX)

12:00 PM

12:30 to 2:30 PM

January 25

Metropolitan Ballet School (Atlanta, GA)

10:00 AM

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

January 26

Scotiabank Dance Centre (Vancouver, BC Canada)

12:30 PM

1:00 to 3:00 PM

January 26

Alvin Ailey (New York City, NY)

11:00 AM

12:00 to 2:00 PM

January 26

Cincinnati Ballet Academy (Cincinnati, OH)

3:00 PM

3:30 to 5:30 PM

January 26

The Washington School of Ballet (Washington, DC)

11:00 AM

12:00 to 2:00 PM

February 1

San Francisco Ballet School (San Francisco, CA)

3:00 PM

3:30 to 5:30 PM

February 1

Boston Ballet School (Boston, MA)

2:00 PM

3:00 to 5:00 PM

February 1

Arizona Ballet School (Phoenix, AZ)

11:30 AM

12:00 to 1:30 PM

February 2

Nashville Ballet School (Nashville, TN)

10:30 AM

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

February 8

University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston-Salem, NC)

1:00 PM

2:00 to 4:00 PM




Please check back for more information or email kwindom@washingtonballet.org.

Summer Intensive Dates

Lower Levels (Pre Ballet 2 & 3, Levels 1A, 1B, 2 & 3): June 23 to July 18
Upper Levels (Levels 4 through 9): June 23 to July 25

Watch our Summer Intensive informational video below or click for more information about our Northwest or Southeast campus programs.