Audition Tour

Overview

 

Online registration is now open for the 2017 International Audition Tour! Register here.

 

To see the complete list of audition dates, click on the 'Audition Cities' tab on our Audition Tour page.

 

Learn more about our Summer Programs at joffrey.org/summerintensives


General Audition Information

National and International Audition Tour

Admission into the Joffrey Academy summer intensives is by audition only. Summer intensive auditions are open to all students ages 7 to 21+. Students should audition according to their age on the date of the audition, not the age they will be during the time of the summer program. During the Audition Tour, students also may be considered for our year-round Trainee Program or Studio Company

 

Students who are unable to attend an audition in person can submit a video audition. Find out more under the 'Video/DVD' tab on our Audition Tour page.

  

What to bring: 

  • A headshot (4"x6") with ballet hairstyle is required in addition to the audition form. 
  • For students ages 12 and up: First Arabesque Photo (4"x6", Ladies - on pointe)
  • Audition Form
  • $35 registration fee paid in cash or check (if not already pre-registered and paid online)
  • Note: materials will not be returned

 

Required attire for girls:

  • pink tights
  • black leotard
  • ballet slippers
  • Girls who are already working on pointe must bring their pointe shoes in addition to ballet slippers

Required attire for boys:

  • white t-shirt
  • full-length black tights
  • black ballet slippers

 

Click here for Summer Intensive FAQs.

 

Audition Cities

Audition Cities

Online registration is now open for the 2017 International Audition Tour! Register here.

For more information, visit our Audition Tour page and our Summer Intensives page.


Chicago, IL - January 8, 2017 (see below for second audition date)

The Joffrey Ballet

10 E. Randolph Street

Chicago, IL 60601

10:00 AM Registration; 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Audition Ages 12-14 

12:00 PM Registration; 1:00-3:00 PM Audition Ages 15+

 

San Diego, CA - January 12, 2017

Neisha's Dance & Music Academy

870 Jetty Lane

Chula Vista, CA 91914

5:00 PM Registration; 6:00-7:00 PM Audition Ages 9-13, no pointe experience

6:15 PM Registration; 7:15-8:45 PM Audition Ages 12+, with pointe experience


Fountain Valley, CA - January 14, 2017

Southland Ballet

9527 Garfield Avenue

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

12:00 PM Registration; 12:45-2:00 PM Audition Ages 9-13, no pointe experience

1:15 PM Registration; 2:15-4:00 PM Audition Ages 12+, with pointe experience


Encino, CA  - January 14, 2017

LA Ballet Academy

16422 Ventura Boulevard

Encino, CA 91436

4:00 PM Registration; 5:00-6:00 PM Audition, Ages 9-13, no pointe experience

5:30 PM Registration, 6:30-8:00 PM Audition, Ages 12+, with pointe experience


San Francisco, CA - January 15, 2017

San Francisco Ballet

455 Franklin Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

3:45 PM Registration; 4:45-6:15 PM Audition, Ages 9-13, no pointe experience

5:15 PM Registration, 6:15-8:15 PM Audition, Ages 12+, with pointe experience


Seattle, WA - January 16, 2017

Pacific Northwest Ballet

301 Mercer Street

Seattle, WA 98109

9:00 AM Registration; 10:00-11:00 AM Audition, Ages 12-14

10:30 AM Registration; 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM Audition, Ages 15+


New York, NY - January 21, 2017

School of American Ballet

70 Lincoln Center Plaza

New York, NY 10023

5:00 PM Registration; 6:00-7:30 PM Audition, Ages 15+


Washington, DC - January 22, 2017

The Washington Ballet

3515 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20016

12:00 PM Registration; 1:00-2:15 PM Audition, Ages 12 to 14

1:30 PM Registration; 2:30-4:00 PM Audition, Ages 15+


Chicago, IL - January 22, 2017

The Joffrey Ballet

10 E. Randolph Street

Chicago, IL 60601

10:00 AM Registration; 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Audition, Ages 7-8

12:00 PM Registration; 1:00-2:30 PM Audition, Ages 9-11


Boca Raton, FL - January 28, 2017

The HARID Conservatory

2285 Potomac Road

Boca Raton, FL 33431

3:30 PM Registration; 4:30-5:45 PM Audition, Ages 9-13, no pointe experience

5:15 PM Registration; 6:15-8:00 PM Audition, Ages 12+, with pointe experience


Houston, TX - January 29, 2017

Houston Ballet Center for Dance

601 Preston Street

Houston, TX 77002

9:00 AM Registration; 10:00-11:15 AM Audition, Ages 12-14

10:30 AM Registration; 11:30-1:00 PM Audition, Ages 14+


Newtonville, MA - February 5, 2017

Boston Ballet

863 Washington Street

Newtownville, MA 02460

10:00 AM Registration; 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Audition, Ages12-14

12:00 PM Registration; 1:00-2:30 PM Audition, Ages 15+

 

Europe

*Please note - there is no audition fee for London and Dresden.

London - February 4, 2017

English National Ballet School

Carlyle Building

Hortensia Road

London

SW10 0QS

1:30 PM Registration, 2:30-4:00 PM Audition, Ages 12+ with pointe experience


Dresden - February 5, 2017

Studio location coming soon!

3:00 PM Registration, 4:00-5:30 PM Audition, Ages 12+ with pointe experience

International Auditions

Video/International Auditions

International Auditions

*Please note - there is no audition fee for London and Dresden.


London - February 4, 2017

English National Ballet School

Carlyle Building

Hortensia Road

London

SW10 0QS

1:30 PM Registration, 2:30-4:00 PM Audition, Ages 12+ with pointe experience


Dresden - February 5, 2017

Studio location coming soon!

3:00 PM Registration, 4:00-5:30 PM Audition, Ages 12+ with pointe experience

 

International Audition Forms

The Joffrey Academy is happy to provide forms for International students in French, Spanish, Japanese and Portuguese. We ask that students fill out the forms in English. Please complete forms and send video per the instructions below.

 

FRENCH

Joffrey Academy fournit des formulaires pour les étudiants internationaux en français, japonais et portugais. Nous demandons que les étudiants remplissent les formulaires en anglais. S'il vous plaît remplir les formulaires et envoyer la vidéo en suivant les instructions ci-dessous.

French Form


SPANISH
The Joffrey Academy se complace en proporcionarle formas para los estudiantes internacionales en Inglés, Japonés, Portugués y Español. Pedimos a los estudiantes que llenen los formularios en Inglés. Por favor, completar formularios y enviar video por las siguientes instrucciones.
Spanish Form

 

JAPANESE

シカゴのジョフリーバレエ付属、ジョフリーアカデミーでは日本語での申し込み書式もご用意しておりますが、恐縮ながら書類の作成は英語のみにてお願いしております。 全ての項目に漏れなくご記入の上、ビデオと共にご送付下さい。

Japanese Form

 

PORTUGUESE

Joffrey Academy fornece formulários para estudantes internacionais em Francês, Japonês e Português. Nós pedimos que os alunos preencham os formulários em Inglês. Por favor, preencher formulários e enviar um vídeo de acordo com as instruções abaixo.

Portugese Form

 

 

 

Video/DVD Auditions

Auditions

Video/DVD Auditions

Students who are unable to attend the audition tour may submit a video audition electronically or by mail. Video auditions are accepted on an ongoing basis, as space permits. It is highly recommended that students submit video auditions by February 1, as space in our programs fills up quickly. Students who submit a video audition after February 1, may not receive a result before registration opens. The prospective student should be easily identifiable in the video. Result emails are sent to the email provided within 14 days once video and payment are received.


Step 1: Register and Pay Audition Fee

If new to the Joffrey Academy, please create a guest account. If you are a past or current student, please login to your existing account. If you do not know your login information, please call Academy Reception at 312.784.4600.

*Please note – Our online system is currently experiencing issues for those using google chrome. It is recommended that you use a different internet browser or clear your google chrome history before registering. Below is a link with instructions on how to clear your google chrome history.

 

http://www.refreshyourcache.com/en/chrome-27/

Step 2: Complete the video audition form

In order to complete the online form student will need to upload:

 

  • A headshot with ballet hairstyle (4"x6")
  • For students ages 12 and up: First Arabesque Photo (4"x6", Ladies - on pointe)


Audition video must be no longer than 15 minutes in length and should include:

  • Barre exercises (one side only)
  • Center: Adage, Pirouette, Petite Allégro and Grande Allégro (on pointe, if applicable)
  • One solo: (not mandatory) in practice clothes
  • Video/DVD must be labeled with student name and age
  • Girls ages 7-8 are only required to demonstrate combinations done in their regular ballet classes


The Joffrey Academy of Dance strongly recommends submitting video auditions electronically, however, 

DVD audition videos and materials may be sent to the following address:


Joffrey Academy of Dance
Attention: Academy Video Auditions
10 East Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601

 

If submitting by mail, please send the following along with your Video/DVD:

  • $40 non-refundable video audition fee by cash or check payable to The Joffrey Ballet
  • Completed Audition Form 
  • A headshot (4"x6") with ballet hairstyle
  • For students ages 12 and up: First Arabesque Photo (4"x6", Ladies - on pointe)
  • Note: materials will not be returned
 

Students will be accepted and placed into programs based on their video audition and solely at the discretion of the artistic staff. Acceptance and level is subject to change after student's first in-person class.

Content

 

Online registration is now open for the 2017 International Audition Tour! Register here.

 

To see the complete list of audition dates, click on the 'Audition Cities' tab on our Audition Tour page.

 

Learn more about our Summer Programs at joffrey.org/summerintensives


General Audition Information

National and International Audition Tour

Admission into the Joffrey Academy summer intensives is by audition only. Summer intensive auditions are open to all students ages 7 to 21+. Students should audition according to their age on the date of the audition, not the age they will be during the time of the summer program. During the Audition Tour, students also may be considered for our year-round Trainee Program or Studio Company

 

Students who are unable to attend an audition in person can submit a video audition. Find out more under the 'Video/DVD' tab on our Audition Tour page.

  

What to bring: 

  • A headshot (4"x6") with ballet hairstyle is required in addition to the audition form. 
  • For students ages 12 and up: First Arabesque Photo (4"x6", Ladies - on pointe)
  • Audition Form
  • $35 registration fee paid in cash or check (if not already pre-registered and paid online)
  • Note: materials will not be returned

 

Required attire for girls:

  • pink tights
  • black leotard
  • ballet slippers
  • Girls who are already working on pointe must bring their pointe shoes in addition to ballet slippers

Required attire for boys:

  • white t-shirt
  • full-length black tights
  • black ballet slippers

 

Click here for Summer Intensive FAQs.

 

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