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In Person Audition for TCB’s Performance Ensemble

Positions are available for the Twin Cities Ballet Performance Ensemble’s Fall 2022 Term!

The Twin Cities Ballet Performance Ensemble is an innovative group of non-professional adult ballet dancers whose mission is to share the love of dance with those in Twin Cities metro area. The Performance Ensemble is a dancer-led program with performance & choreographic opportunities readily available. In order to maintain a level of excellence, high quality of technique and artistry, dancers will rehearse once a week on Saturday evenings. Performance ensemble members will have the opportunity to perform ballet excerpts during community outreach, seasonal, and charitable events throughout the term.

Advanced dancers aged 18 & older are invited to audition for the Twin Cities Ballet Performance Ensemble Fall 2022 Term on August 20, 2022 from 5:00-7:00pm. The fall term will run September 10, 2022 through December 22, 2022. 

Online registration is required. To audition, please fill out the online Audition Registration Form below.

  • Dancers that are auditioning should be 18 or older and post-high school. At least three years of pointe experience are required for female identifying dancers. Male identifying dancers are not required to be en pointe.  
  • Dancers will be notified via email regarding acceptance no later than August 31, 2022.

Day-Of Audition Materials and Information:

  • Two photos are required: 1st arabesque and a headshot showing at least 3/4 face.
  • Please wear ballet attire for the Audition. Bring both Ballet Slippers and Pointe Shoes if you are en pointe.
  • No audition fee is necessary.
  • The studio will be open 30 minutes prior to the audition. Dancers are welcome to enter the building at that time to warm up.

Audition Date and Time: Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 5:00-7:00pm.

Location: Ballet Royale Minnesota is the official school of Twin Cities Ballet and is located at 16368 Kenrick Ave. Lakeville, MN 55044.

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For any questions please contact: TcbPerformanceEnsemble@gmail.com

Dancers unable to attend the In Person Audition may submit a Video Audition.

  • Video auditions may be submitted now through September 7, 2022. Video auditions must show proficient classical ballet technique to an advanced, non-professional, or professional level.

Company Dancer Audition Information 2022/2023 Season

Positions Open for the 2022/2023 Season:

  • Male Identifying Company Dancer: Soloist and Principal level, competitive salaried position, 34-week contract. Strong classical ballet, partnering and contemporary skills required. Dancers should be currently eligible to work in the United States.
  • Apprentice: Unpaid Apprentice positions for dancers eighteen and older seeking performance opportunities, training, and artistic development to grow, gain experience, and better prepare for a company position.
  • Trainees: High school-age, for those who wish to receive the finest training available and perform with a professional company alongside professional dancers in professional productions, while on a path to a professional career.

Audition Options:

Dancers may submit their Audition Materials (below) and may be contacted to set up an in-person or virtual audition date. 

Please submit the following audition materials by email:

  • Your resumé.
  • Two photos: 1st arabesque and a headshot showing at least 3/4 face. Either attach small format photos or provide a link.
  • Video link showing classwork or performance clips, clearly demonstrating your classical ballet technique.
  • State whether you are currently eligible to work in the United States.

Please send information to auditions@twincitiesballet.org. We will contact you after we have reviewed your audition materials to schedule an in-person or virtual audition.

About TCB: TCB is an innovative professional ballet company that is reigniting passion for ballet through original high-quality performances, including our recent sold-out show Pink Floyd’s The Wall: A Rock Ballet.

 

A Minnesota Nutcracker Audition

Auditions for A Minnesota Nutcracker will be held Sunday, September 25, 2022 at Ballet Royale Minnesota. This is a wonderful opportunity for dancers to be a part of a professional ballet production and join one of the most widely attended holiday events in the area.

Audition Times & More Information: TBA

Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota (TCB) prohibits discrimination against any employee, applicant for employment, or patron because of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. 

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