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COMPANY AUDITIONS

2024 - 2025 SEASON

SUBMISSIONS HAVE CLOSED FOR THE 2024-2025 SEASON

AUDITION & VIDEO REQUIREMENTS:

Submit all materials to audition@cleveballet.org before the deadline to be considered for an in-person audition.

You will receive notice within two weeks (14 days) of the submission deadl
ine of a decision.


Audition Cost: FREE

- Resume/CV

- Ballet photographs:

  1. Headshot​

  2. First arabesque (en pointe if applicable)

  3. Tendu à la seconde en face (en pointe if applicable)

  4. Two images in fifth position taken from the side (camera should be in front and dancer should be facing a side wall so side profile is visible): one on flat and one on relevé for men or en pointe for women

- Video of class (see Video Requirements)

VIDEO REQUIREMENTS:

Exercises must be done on both sides and include the following elements below.  - Flat shoes should be worn for barre and pointe shoes should be worn by women for center. - Women should wear a simple leotard and pink tights; men should wear tights and a snug fitting shirt.* BARRE WORK: 1. Plié 2. Tendu 3. Dégagé 4. Rond de jambe (à terre & en l’air) 5. Fondu 6. Développé 7. Frappé 8. Grand battement CENTER WORK:  1. Tendu 2. Adagio 3. Pirouettes (fifth position, fourth position en dehors & en dedan) 4. Waltz 5. Petit allegro (sauté, jeté) 6. Grand allegro (assemblé, saut de chat) 7. Pique turns for women 8. Entrechat six and tours en l’air for men ​ - Classical variation of your choice (women should complete en pointe)​ - Performance Footage (filmed within 6 months of the submission date) Videos may be submitted as a YouTube or Vimeo link. Videos must be current and filmed this audition season. *If your location requires a mask, that is acceptable to be worn as well.

Kaela Ku, Johan Mancebo
Svetlana Svinko
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