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Junior Company Auditions

Junior Company auditions will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2022.  Anyone who wishes to audition for Ballet Midwest's Junior Company must have a parent/guardian attend a mandatory informational meeting prior to auditions, on Sunday, January 23rd from 6:30-7:30 at Westminster Presbyterian Church or via Zoom. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the zoom link (current Junior Company dancers and students at Barbara's Conservatory of Dance have been emailed this link).

For those considering auditioning, please note the audition requirements below.  Dancers from any studio are welcome to audition. Please note that masks will be worn by everyone while in the facility, including during auditions.

 The Junior Company is for intermediate male and female dancers in 5th grade or 11 years and older (by the date of the spring ballet). Female dancers do not have to be on pointe to be part of the Junior Company.  Dancers must take ballet class twice a week. There is a $10 audition fee for any returning Junior Company dancers, and $15 for any dancers new to Junior Company. 

JUNIOR COMPANY AUDITION REGISTRATION FORM

SPRING BALLET CONFLICT FORM

JUNIOR COMPANY AUDITION SCHEDULE 2022
**Please plan to arrive 20-25 minutes early to check-in. Be sure to have all audition forms completed online prior to arrival.
2:00-3:00   Dancers in 7th grade or age 13 and older
3:15-4:15   Dancers 11-12 years or 5th-6th grade.
 
 

Company Auditions

Ballet Midwest will hold open auditions for company dancers on Sunday, January 16, 2022. For those considering auditioning, please note the audition requirements below.  Dancers from any studio are welcome to audition. Please note that masks will be worn by all while in the facility, including during auditions.  Please also keep January 23rd open, as dancers selected for Company will have a required meeting that afternoon or evening (tentatively planned for 3-6pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church).

COMPANY AUDITION SCHEDULE 2022
**Please plan to arrive 20-25 minutes early to check in. Please have all forms completed online prior to arrival.
2:00 - 3:00   Current Apprentice Division Dancers AND New Female Dancers who have a minimum of 1 full year on pointe and meet at least one of the following criteria: be in 8th grade or older, be at least 14 years of age, OR danced as a flower in Ballet Midwest’s recent production of the Nutcracker.
3:00-4:15     Current Soloists and Corps de Ballet Division Dancers
4:15-5:45     Current Principal and Alumni Division Dancers
5:45-6:30     New and Returning Men's Division Dancers
 
COMPANY AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

Male dancers must be in 8th grade or age 14 and older by the date of the spring ballet performance.

Female dancers must have at least one full year of experience on pointe in addition to meeting ONE of the following criteria: (1) currently be in 8th grade or older, (2) be 14-16 years old, or (3) perform as a flower in Ballet Midwest's most recent performance of The Nutcracker.  Female dancers 16 and older must have at least two full years of experience on pointe. All dancers must take ballet class at least twice a week.

Auditions are held at Barbara's Conservatory of Dance, the host studio for Ballet Midwest.  The audition fee is $10 for any returning Company dancers and $15 for any dancers new to Ballet Midwest Company level (including any Junior Company dancers auditioning to move up to Company). Dancers who are accepted into the company have the opportunity to be cast in Ballet Midwest's spring ballet. 

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are looking for company audition forms. (NOTE: The spring conflict form is the same for Company and Junior Company.)

 
 
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