Auditions are now open to all students ages 12-21! Join us in person on our 2024 Audition Tour by registering at the link below. Registration for each location is confirmed on a first-come, first-serve basis; advanced registration is highly encouraged to ensure your preferred location. The advanced registration fee for our in-person audition tour is $50.00.

Walk-in auditions are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, as space allows. The fee for a walk-in audition is $55.00. Payment by credit or debit card only; no cash or check accepted.

Audition registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. If you need to change your audition date or submit a video audition, please contact the SPB administration team at [email protected].



Students who are unable to attend a live audition are invited to apply for the Summer Intensive Program, Choreographic Workshop, and Company Experience by video. Video auditions will be accepted on a rolling basis. The fee to submit a video audition is $50.00.

Video Audition Guidelines:
Video auditions should be a maximum of 15 minutes in length. Applicants should begin their video with a short introduction including their name, age, birthdate, and current training facility. The video audition should include the following:

  • A short barre showing plies, tendus, fondu, adagio, and grand battement. (one side only)
  • Centerwork including an adagio, pirouettes en dehor and en dedans, petit and grand allegro.
  • Female-identifying students must demonstrate pointework, including one-legged relevé on both sides, échappé, and pirouettes.
  • Male-identifying students must include batterie and tours en l’air.

Video audition registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. If you need to change your registration to attend our live audition tour, please contact the SPB administration team at [email protected].



School of Philadelphia Ballet joins 13+ premiere ballet schools from around the country to provide a virtual audition opportunity for Philadelphia-area dancers. Dancers need only attend a single, in-person audition at our Philadelphia location to be considered by participating ballet companies. The fee to participate in the 2024 NSIA audition tour is $125.00 (non-refundable and non-transferable).

The Philadelphia-area NSIA audition will take place on Saturday, January 20, 2024, and will be divided into two (2) age groups. Register for your age group at the links below.



Registration for the NSIA audition will remain open until the attendance cap is reached. Register fast to ensure your spot!

To learn more about the NSIA audition, visit the NSIA website at


Live audition applicants will receive notification of their audition results via email within two (2) weeks of their audition. Video audition applicants will be notified of their audition results via email within two (2) weeks of submission.

Registration for the Summer Intensive Program, Choreographic Workshop, and Company Experience is highly competitive and processed on a first-come, first-serve basis. When full capacity is reached, remaining students will be placed on a waitlist. Select students from the Summer Intensive may be invited to attend School of Philadelphia Ballet’s full-year Professional Program. Register fast to ensure your spot in our summer programs!

Current students are eligible to register for SPB’s summer programs without an audition. Registration information for current SPB students will be available in December 2023.

Learn more about our Summer Intensive Program, Choreographic Workshop, and Company Experience below!


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January 7, 2024
Washington, D.C.: Washington Ballet
Columbus, OH: BalletMET
Philadelphia, PA: School of Philadelphia Ballet

January 13, 2024
Tampa, FL: Next Generation Ballet

January 14, 2024
Phoenix, AZ: Ballet Arizona

January 20, 2024
Houston, TX: Ballet Center of Houston
Philadelphia, PA (NSIA): School of Philadelphia Ballet
Boca Raton, FL: The HARID Conservatory

January 21, 2024
New York, NY: School of American Ballet

January 27, 2024
Seattle, WA: Pacific Northwest Ballet
Irvine, CA: Southland Ballet Academy
Boston, MA: Boston Ballet

January 28, 2024
San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Ballet

February 3, 2024
Denver, CO: Colorado Ballet

February 4, 2024
Charlotte, NC: Charlotte Ballet
Salt Lake City, UT: Ballet West

February 11, 2024
Philadelphia, PA: School of Philadelphia Ballet

Boca Raton, FL
January 20, 2024

The HARID Conservatory
2285 Potomac Road
Boca Raton, FL 3343

Washington, DC
January 7, 2024

Washington Ballet
3515 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016

Philadelphia, PA
January 7, 2024 / January 20, 2024 / February 11, 2024

School of Philadelphia Ballet
323 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Columbus, OH
January 7, 2024

Ballet Met
322 Mount Vernon Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215

Irvine, CA
January 27, 2024

Southland Ballet Academy
9527 Garfield Avenue
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

New York, NY
January 21, 2024

The School of American Ballet
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023

Seattle, WA
January 27, 2024

Pacific Northwest Ballet
301 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109

Salt Lake City, UT
February 4, 2024

Ballet West Academy
52 West 200 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Denver, CO
February 3, 2024

Colorado Ballet
1075 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204

Houston, TX
January 20, 2024

Ballet Center of Houston
8515 Jackrabbit Rd.
Houston, TX 77095

Boston, MA
January 27, 2024

Boston Ballet
19 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116

Tampa, FL
January 13, 2024

Next Generation Ballet
1010 N. Macinnes Place
Tampa, FL 33602

Phoenix, AZ
January 14, 2024

Ballet Arizona
2835 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034

San Francisco, CA
January 28, 2024

San Francisco Ballet
Chris Hellman Center for Dance
455 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Charlotte, NC
February 4, 2024

Charlotte Ballet
701 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

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