SUMMER INTENSIVE AUDITIONS

Dancers interested in auditioning for the School of Philadelphia Ballet Summer Intensive are encouraged to register no later than midnight on the Thursday of your audition week. Audition registration is a two-step process. After you complete the payment process, you will receive an email containing a link to select your audition location and provide information about your training. A $45 audition fee is due at the time of registration and will hold your spot as availability is first-come-first-served.

Walk-ins will only be accepted if space permits. The audition fee for walk-in participants is $55 and must be paid in cash using exact change.

Covid requirements: All who attend in-person auditions must abide by the host facility’s Covid-19 guidelines. Dancers auditioning at Philadelphia Ballet must show proof of vaccination and booster dose upon arrival.

Photo requirements: Headshot, first position plie, first arabesque (in normal ballet class attire). Dancers attending in-person auditions should bring their photos with them to be submitted during the check-in time listed below. Dancers registering for Zoom Virtual auditions are asked to upload photos when submitting online registration form.

Age requirements: Dancers ages 8-11 are invited to audition in Philadelphia and by video submission. Dancers ages 12 and up are invited to attend all audition tour locations, virtually, by video submission, or through the NSIA collective.

Throughout the Summer Intensive audition tour, select dancers will be considered for the SPB Trainee Program and Philadelphia Ballet II.

Charlotte, NC – January 7 with SPB Faculty Charity Eagens


Charlotte Ballet
701 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202

Ages 12-14
Check in: 2:00-2:30pm
Audition: 2:30-4:00pm

Ages 15+
Check in: 4:00-4:30pm
Audition: 4:30-6:00pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Philadelphia, PA – January 8 with SPB Director Davit Karapetyan


Philadelphia Ballet
323 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Ages 8-11
Check in: 9:30-10:00am
Audition: 10:00-11:30am

Ages 12-14
Check in: 11:00-11:30am
Audition: 11:30-1:00pm

Ages 15+
Check in: 11:00-11:30am
Audition: 11:30-1:00pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Zoom Virtual Audition – January 8


Ages 12-14
1:30-3:00pm

Ages 15+
3:30-5:00pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Salt Lake City, Utah – January 8 with James Payne


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

Ages 12-14
Check in: 9:00-9:30am
Audition: 9:30-11:00pm

Ages 15+
Check in: 11:00-11:30am
Audition: 11:30am-1:00pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Orange County, CA – January 14 with Elen Harutunyan


Southland Ballet
9527 Garfield Ave
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Ages 12-14
Check in: 2:30-3:00pm
Audition: 3:00-4:30pm

Ages 15+
Check in: 4:30-5:00pm
Audition: 5:00-6:30pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED – Walk-ins accepted

Boston, MA – January 14 with Philadelphia Ballet Artistic Director Angel Corella


Boston Ballet
19 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116

Ages 12-24
Check In: 1:30-2:00pm
Audition: 2:00-3:30PM

Ages 15+
Check In: 3:30-4:00pm
Audition: 4:00-6:00pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED – Walk-ins accepted

Portland, OR – January 15 with Ikolo Griffin


Oregon Ballet Theater
720 SW Bancroft St
Portland, OR 97239

Ages 12-14
Check in: 4:00-4:30pm
Audition: 4:30-6:00pm

Ages 15+
Check in: 6:00-6:30pm
Audition: 6:30-8:00pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED – Walk-ins accepted

Houston, TX – January 21 with SPB Director Davit Karapetyan


Vitacca Vocational School for Dance
2311 Dunlavy St
Houston, TX 77006

Ages 12+
Check in: 11:00-11:30am
Audition: 11:30-1:00pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED – Walk-ins accepted

San Francisco, CA – January 22 with SPB Director Davit Karapetyan


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

Ages 12+
Check in: 2:30-3:00pm
Audition: 3:00-4:30pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED – Walk-ins accepted

Pittsburgh, PA – January 22 with Philadelphia Ballet Assistant Artistic Director Samantha Dunster


Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
2900 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Ages 12-14
Check in: 4:30-5:00pm
Audition: 5:00-6:30pm

Ages 15+
Check in: 6:30-7:00pm
Audition: 7:00-8:30pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED – Walk-ins accepted

Orlando, FL – January 29 with SPB Director Davit Karapetyan


Orlando Ballet
600 N Lake Formosa Dr
Orlando, FL 32803

Ages 12+
Check in: 5:00-5:30pm
Audition: 5:30-7:00pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED – Walk-ins accepted

Washington, DC – January 29 with Philadelphia Ballet Artistic Director Angel Corella


Maryland Youth Ballet
926 Ellsworth Dr.
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Ages 12-14
Check in: 1:00-1:30pm
Audition: 1:30-3:00pm

Ages 15+
Check in: 3:00-3:30pm
Audition: 3:30-5:00pm

REGISTRATION CLOSED – Walk-ins accepted

New York, NY – February 5 with SPB Director Davit Karapetyan


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

Ages 12-14
Check in: 4:30-5:00pm
Audition: 5:00-6:30pm

Ages 15+
Check in: 6:30-7:00pm
Audition: 7:00-8:30pm

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Miami, FL – February 5 with PBII Director Eddy Tovar


New World School of the Arts
25 NE 2nd Street
Miami, FL 331321

Ages 12-14
Check In: 10:00-10:30am
Audition: 10:30am-12:00pm

Ages 15+
Check In: 12:00-12:30pm
12:30-2:00pm

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Seattle, WA – February 5 with SPB Faculty Charity Eagens


Pacific Northwest Ballet
Francia Russell Center
1611 136th PI. NE
Bellevue, WA 98005

Ages 12-14
Check in: 12:00-12:30pm
Audition: 12:30-2:00pm

Ages 15+
Check in: 2:00-2:30pm
Audition: 2:30-4:00pm

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Philadelphia, PA – February 12 with SPB Faculty & Philadelphia Ballet Artistic Director Angel Corella


Philadelphia Ballet
323 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Ages 8-11
Check in: 9:30-10:00am
Audition: 10:00-11:30am

Ages 12-14
Check in: 11:00-11:30am
Audition: 11:30-1:00pm

Ages 15+
Check in: 11:00-11:30am
Audition: 11:30-1:00pm

REGISTER NOW

Zoom Virtual Audition – February 12


Ages 12-14
1:30-3:00pm

Ages 15+
3:30-5:00pm

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Chicago, IL – February 12 with SPB Director Davit Karapetyan


Joffrey Ballet
10 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601

Ages 12-14
Check in: 10:00-10:30am
Audition: 10:30am-12:00pm

Ages 15+
Check in: 12:00-12:30pm
Audition: 12:30-2:30pm

REGISTER NOW

NATIONAL SUMMER INTENSIVE AUDITION COLLECTIVE

The School of Philadelphia Ballet is a member of the National Summer Intensive Audition professional school collective. The NSIA offers in-person auditions at each of the 14 member’s facilities. Students who attend a NSIA audition will be considered by all of the schools in the collective who observe the in-person audition via Zoom. Use the links provided below to learn more about the NSIA or to register for the in-person NSIA audition at Philadelphia Ballet. A $110 audition fee is due at the time of registration. After registering with Philadelphia Ballet, a link will be provided to complete an additional registration form used by all members of the NSIA.

Throughout the NSIA audition tour, select dancers will be considered for the SPB Trainee Program and Philadelphia Ballet II.

Fort Worth, TX | Texas Ballet Theater – January 7
Tulsa, OK | Tulsa Ballet – January 7
Nashville, TN | Nashville Ballet – January 14
Atlanta, GA | Atlanta Ballet – January 15
Cincinnati, OH | Cincinnati Ballet – January 15
Denver, CO | Colorado Ballet – January 15
Sacramento, CA | Sacramento Ballet – January 21
Columbus, OH | BalletMet – January 22
Kansas City, MO | Kansas City Ballet – January 22
Sarasota, FL | Sarasota Ballet – January 22
Oklahoma City, OK | Oklahoma Ballet – January 29
Milwaukee, WI | Milwaukee Ballet – February 5
Philadelphia, PA | Philadelphia Ballet – February 11
Louisville, KY | Louisville Ballet – February 12

Visit the NSIA website to register for an in-person audition at a member location listed above. Philadelphia Ballet will observe via Zoom.
(Registration opens 11/28)

Click the link below to register for the in-person audition at Philadelphia Ballet on February 11th. Member schools will observe via Zoom.
(Registration opens 11/28)

Philadelphia NSIA Audition


Philadelphia Ballet
323 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Ages 12-14
Check in: 12:30-1:00pm
Audition: 1:00-3:00pm

REGISTER NOW

Ages 15-16
Check in: 2:30-3:00pm
Audition: 3:00-5:00pm

AUDITION FULL – email [email protected] to be placed on waitlist

Ages 17+
Check in: 4:30-5:00pm
Audition: 5:00-7:00pm

AUDITION FULL – email [email protected] to be placed on waitlist

SUMMER INTENSIVE VIDEO AUDITIONS

Dancers interested in auditioning for the School of Philadelphia Ballet Summer Intensive are welcome to submit a video audition using the link below. A $45 audition fee is due at the time of registration. Video audition registration is a two-step process. After you complete the payment process, you will be emailed a link  to submit your video URL, photographs, and further information about your training.

Video guidelines: 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).

Photo requirements: Headshot, first position plie, first arabesque (in normal ballet class attire). Dancers are asked to upload photographs when submitting online registration form.

Throughout the Summer Intensive audition process, select dancers will be considered for the SPB Trainee Program and Philadelphia Ballet II.

REGISTER NOW

SCHOOL YEAR 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 April, 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.

2022-2023 in class Audition
$45 Audition Fee

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2022-2023 School Year Video Audition
$45 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).

REGISTER NOW

 

PHILADELPHIA BALLET II AUDITIONS

Thank you for your interest in PBII. Please complete the online form linked below and provide a resume, up to three photographs, and video links. Select dancers will be invited to take an audition class in Philadelphia. Due to high volume, we are unable to reply to all applicants.

PBII AUDITION FORM

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