Upcoming Auditions



Auditions are not required for the school’s Children’s Program (ages 3 to 7 years). New students interested in auditioning for the Student or Professional Programs are encourage to audition in person. Group auditions are held in June and August each season. In-class auditions can also be scheduled throughout the year. Please be aware that Philadelphia Ballet requires that all who enter the building are fully vaccinated and up to date on booster doses when eligible. Dancers who are unable to attend in-person auditions are welcome to submit a video audition. Please note, at this time the School of Philadelphia Ballet does not issue student visas.

2023-2024 Group Audition
$50 Audition Fee
Participants will be required to bring physical copies of photographs as follows: headshot, first position plie, first arabesque (in normal ballet class attire).

2023-2024 School Year Video Audition
$50 Audition Fee

Applicants should begin their video with a short introduction including their name, age, birthdate, and current training facility. Please include a short barre showing plies, tendus, fondu, and battements on one side onlyCenterwork should include an adagio, pirouettes (en dehors and en dedans), petit and grand allegro. Gentlemen need to show batterie and tours. Ladies pointework should include relevesechappes, and pirouettes (en dehors and en dedans). Photo requirements are as follows: headshot, first position plie, first arabesque (in normal ballet class attire).

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