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Audition for Twin Cities Ballet

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 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.

Auditions will be separated by Ballet Royale Minnesota levels or by age (non-Ballet Royale Students).  There will be a mandatory Zoom parent meeting on Thursday, September 22 at 7:30pm. A $25 non-refundable Audition Fee will be due prior to the audition.

Students must pre-register by paying the Audition Fee (PayPal Button below) and filling out the Registration link below before attending the audition. Audition fees are non-refundable.

Audition Times:

12:00-12:45pm: Audition for Youth Ballet I/II/III & PPP 1A-3A
(or Ages 7-10)

1:00 – 2:30pm: Audition for Youth IV, Int. I & PPP 4A/4B
(or Ages 10+ with 1 year or less of pointe)

2:45 – 4:30pm: Int. II, PPP 5A & higher
(or Ages 12+ with greater than 1 year of pointe)

If you are interested in auditioning this year, parents must attend the Zoom meeting on Thursday, September 22 at 7:30pm. This meeting will go over production protocols as well as discuss the important dates and commitment level. If you would like the Zoom link to the Mandatory Parent Meeting please email and the link will be sent. If you have filled out the Registration form, you will be sent the Zoom link prior to the Parent Meeting. Please check your spam folder if you do not see the email.

A Minnesota Nutcracker will be performed at Ames Center December 8–11, 2022.

Registration Form

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Complete Pre-Registration by paying the Audition Fee Below:

A Minnesota Nutcracker Non-Refundable Audition Fee

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