Auditions

AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS FOR COMPANY and APPRENTICE POSITIONS WITH BALLET IDAHO

Applicants interested in auditioning for the 24/25 season may audition at one of several open call auditions:

February 17, 2024- Boise
2:00 Registration
2:30- 5:30 Audition
Fee= $30

Ballet Idaho
501 S 8th St
Boise, ID 83702

 

March 24, 2024- Boise
2:00 Registration
2:30- 5:30 Audition
Fee= $30

Ballet Idaho
501 S 8th St
Boise, ID 83702

 

PLEASE NOTE: Additional dates and locations may be added, so please check the site regularly for updates.

 

Company Class Auditions will only be considered for applicants that have held a full company position (not as a trainee, second company member, or apprentice) for at least one full season.  If you are requesting a company class audition, please state this in the subject line of your message.  Please also explain in the body of your message your reason for requesting this.

 

All interested applicants should send their resume and video reel prior to the open audition to [email protected] in the format below, which follows the International Audition Pre-Screening Guidelines.

 

Height Requirements:

Female Identifying Dancers: minimum height is 5 feet, 2 inches

maximum height is 5 feet, 8 inches

 

Male Identifying Dancers: minimum height is 5 feet, 7 inches

maximum height is 6 feet, 4 inches

 

Links to performance and studio footage must include:

  • a simple video (no introduction or elaborate editing required), consisting of the following performed in leotard and tights for female identifying dancers and tight-fitting dance attire for male identifying dancers
  • a short classical variation drawn from the standard repertoire, danced in pointe shoes by female identifying dancers
  • a short contemporary variation (that could consist of something drawn from the repertoire, phrases from classwork, or an applicant-created work) that illustrates the applicant’s command of a range of movements different from that demonstrated in the classical variation
  • 3-5 minutes of center work that includes adagio, pirouettes, petit and grand allegro, danced in pointe shoes by female identifying dancers
  • 3-5 minutes of classical partnering that includes adagio, pirouettes, and presage

Resume, to include:

  • performance experience, training, height, awards received, date of birth, and citizenship
  • specify your legal status in the US, including visa or green card status if applicable
  • all contact information

Headshot

  • 2-3 Dance Photos – must reveal the dancer’s body proportions and line