Audition Tour

Overview

Our 2018 International Audition Tour is now over. Thank you to all who attended!

Students who were unable to attend an audition in person can submit a video audition following directions under the 'Video/DVD Auditions tab. Video auditions will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

International Audition Tour Information

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. Students interested in our year-round Conservatory ProgramTrainee Program or Studio Company should also audition during the International Audition Tour.

 

See our list of 2018 audition tour cities.

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

Click here for Summer Intensive FAQs.

 

Photo credit: Cheryl Mann 

Audition Cities

Audition Cities

We are pleased to announce our 2018 Audition Tour cities!

All Summer Intensive programs take place in Chicago, IL.


San Francisco, CA - January 6, 2018

San Francisco Ballet

455 Franklin Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

1:00 PM Registration; 2:00-3:15 PM Audition Ages 9-13 

2:30 PM Registration; 3:30-5:00 PM Audition Ages 14+

Online Pre-Registration will close Sunday, December 31


Washington, DC - January 6, 2018

The Washington Ballet

3515 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20016

4:00 PM Registration; 5:00-6:15 PM Audition Ages 12-14 

5:30 PM Registration; 6:30-8:00 PM Audition Ages 15+

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, December 31


Chicago, IL - January 7, 2018 (first audition)

The Joffrey Ballet

10 E. Randolph Street

Chicago, IL 60601

9:00 AM Registration; 10:00-11:45 AM Audition Ages 9-11 

12:00 PM Registration; 1:00-2:15 PM Audition Ages 7-8

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, December 31


New York, NY - January 7, 2018

School of American Ballet

70 Lincoln Center Plaza

New York, NY 10023

5:00 PM Registration; 6:00-8:00 PM Audition Ages 13+

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, December 31


Fountain Valley, CA - January 12, 2018

Southland Ballet

9527 Garfield Avenue

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

4:00 PM Registration; 5:00-6:15 PM Audition Ages 9-12 

5:30 PM Registration; 6:30-8:00 PM Audition Ages 13+

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 7


Encino, CA - January 13, 2018

LA Ballet Academy

16422 Ventura Boulevard

Encino, CA 91436

2:00 PM Registration; 3:00-4:15 PM Audition Ages 9-12 

3:30 PM Registration; 4:30-6:00 PM Audition Ages 13+

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 7


Boston, MA - January 15, 2018

Boston Ballet

19 Clarendon Street

Boston, MA 02116

11:00 AM Registration; 12:00-1:15 PM Audition Ages 9-12 

12:30 PM Registration; 1:30-3:30 PM Audition Ages 13+

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 7


Seattle, WA - January 15, 2018

Pacific Northwest Ballet

301 Mercer Street

Seattle, Washington 98109

8:00 AM Registration; 9:00-10:15 AM Audition Ages 12-14 

9:30 AM Registration; 10:30-12:00 PM Audition Ages 15+

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 7


Salt Lake City, UT - January 19, 2018

Ballet West

Update to Location:

Trolley Square, Studio A

602 South 700 East

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

4:30 PM Registration; 5:30-7:30 PM Audition Ages 13+

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 14


Denver, CO - January 20, 2018

Colorado Ballet

1075 Santa Fe Drive

Denver, CO 80204

2:30 PM Registration; 3:30-5:30 PM Audition Ages 13+

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 14


Chicago, IL - January 21, 2018 (second audition)

The Joffrey Ballet

10 E. Randolph Street

Chicago, IL 60601

9:30 AM Registration; 10:30 AM-12:15 PM Audition Ages 12-14

12:30 PM Registration; 1:30-3:30 PM Audition Ages 15+

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 14


Houston, TX - January 21, 2018

Houston Ballet

601 Preston Street

Houston, TX 77002

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

10:30 AM Registration; 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Audition Ages 13+

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 14


Atlanta, GA - January 27, 2018

Atlanta Ballet

1695 Marietta Boulevard NW

Atlanta, GA 30318

4:00 PM Registration; 5:00-7:00 PM Audition Ages 13+

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 21


Boca Raton, FL - January 28, 2018

The HARID Conservatory

2285 Potomac Road

Boca Raton, FL 33431

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

1:00 PM Registration; 2:00-3:30 PM Audition Ages 13+

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 21

 

Europe

*Please note - there is no audition fee for Europe.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands - February 1, 2018

Chasse Dance Studios

Chassestraat 64

1057 JJ Amsterdam

19:00 (7:00 PM) Registration; 20:00-21:30 (8:00-9:30 PM), Ages 12+ with pointe experience

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 28


London, England - February 3, 2018

English National Ballet School

Carlyle Building, Hortensia Rd

London SW10 0QS, United Kingdom

13:00 (1:00 PM) Registration; 14:00-15:30 (2:00-3:30 PM) Audition Ages 12+ with pointe experience

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 28


Basel, Switzerland - February 4, 2018

Theater Basel

Stv. Billettkasse/Vermietungen

Elisabethenstrasse 16, CH-4051 Basel

11:00 (11:00 AM) Registration; 12:00-13:30 (12:00-1:30 PM) Audition Ages 12+ with pointe experience

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 28

International Auditions

Video/International Auditions

International Auditions

*Please note - there is no audition fee for Europe.


Amsterdam, The Netherlands - February 1, 2018

Chasse Dance Studios

Chassestraat 64

1057 JJ Amsterdam

19:00 (7:00 PM) Registration; 20:00-21:30 (8:00-9:30 PM), Ages 12+ with pointe experience

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 28

 

London, England - February 3, 2018

English National Ballet School

Carlyle Building, Hortensia Rd

London SW10 0QS, United Kingdom

13:00 (1:00 PM) Registration; 14:00-15:30 (2:00-3:30 PM) Audition Ages 12+ with pointe experience

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 28

 

Basel, Switzerland - February 4, 2018

Theater Basel

Stv. Billettkasse/Vermietungen

Elisabethenstrasse 16, CH-4051 Basel

11:00 (11:00 AM) Registration; 12:00-13:30 (12:00-1:30 PM) Audition Ages 12+ with pointe experience

Online pre-registration will close Sunday, January 28

 

Register below in two easy steps!

To pre-register for an audition: 

  1.  Register online
  1. Complete Online Audition Form

 

Online pre-registration is strongly recommended but not required. To pre-register, dancers must register online and complete the Online Audition Form.

Online pre-registration will close the prior Sunday of each audition.

Pre-registered students who have completed the Online Audition Form will not need to bring any additional materials to the audition.

 

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 will be reviewed beginning January 1, 2018. 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.

 

Step 2: Complete the Video Audition Form

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

 

  • A headshot with ballet hairstyle
  • For students ages 12 and up: First Arabesque Photo (Ladies - on pointe)
  • An audition video link


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
  • Students 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)
  • Video/DVD must be labeled with student name and age
  • 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

Our 2018 International Audition Tour is now over. Thank you to all who attended!

Students who were unable to attend an audition in person can submit a video audition following directions under the 'Video/DVD Auditions tab. Video auditions will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

International Audition Tour Information

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. Students interested in our year-round Conservatory ProgramTrainee Program or Studio Company should also audition during the International Audition Tour.

 

See our list of 2018 audition tour cities.

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

Click here for Summer Intensive FAQs.

 

Photo credit: Cheryl Mann 

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