StagbwCompany 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.

Audition times and audition forms will be posted online in January of 2022.

 
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. 


Junior Company Dancers

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 an informational meeting prior to auditions. Details TBA in January.

For those considering auditioning, please note the audition requirements below.  Dancers from any studio are welcome to audition.

 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.  Dancers who are accepted into the Junior Company will have the opportunity to perform a dance to open the spring ballet.  

Audition forms and audition times will be posted in January 2022.

 

 
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