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TCB Company Audition 2024-2025 Season

Audition for TCB’s Professional Company for the 2024-2025 Season!

Twin Cities Ballet is seeking Soloist and Principal level dancers for our 2024/25 Season. This is a competitive salaried position with a 35-week season. Strong classical ballet, partnering, and contemporary skills required. You must be eligible to work in the United States.
We also have opportunities for unpaid adult apprenticeship and student trainee positions for both male and female dancers.

Audition Options:

Please submit the following audition materials by email to auditions@TwinCitiesBallet.org. We will contact you after we have reviewed your audition materials to schedule an in-person audition.

  • Your resumé.
  • Two photos: First 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.

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

  • 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.
  • Student Trainees: High school-age through 21, 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.
About Us
Twin Cities Ballet (TCB) is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit professional dance company that creates original full-length and shorter story ballets, a rare and nearly lost art, as well as more abstract contemporary ballet-based works. An emerging gem in the Twin Cities, TCB has carefully built a financially solid and growing organization that is making its mark both regionally and nationally through its creative and innovative artistic endeavors. Our mission is to connect and enrich communities by making ballet approachable, relatable, and fun, through professional and original productions and educational outreach.
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.

Coppélia in Paris

TCB Auditions for Coppélia in Paris will be held on Sunday, February 11, 2024. Auditions are for dancers ages 7+ and will be held at Ballet Royale Minnesota. Coppélia in Paris will be performed at Ames Center May 10-12, 2024.

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, February 8 at 8:00pm. A $25 non-refundable Audition Fee will be due prior to the audition.

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

Audition Times:

12:15-1:15pm: Audition for Youth Ballet I/II/III & Pre-Pro 1A-3A
(or Ages 7-10)

12:00 – 1:30pm: Audition for Youth IV, Int. I & Pre-Pro 4A/4B
(or Ages 10+ with 1 year or less of pointe)

1:30 – 2:00pm: Advanced Adults: We have several roles that need to be filled by male and female adult dancers.

No pointe work experience is required.

2:00 – 4:00pm: Int. II, Pre-Pro 5A & higher
(or Ages 12+ with greater than 1 year of pointe)

AUDITION FEE

Your dancer is NOT registered for the audition unless you fill out this form and pay the non-refundable $25 audition fee here:

Non-Refundable Audition Fee

Non-Refundable Audition Fee

$25.00

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2024 Audition Registration Form for “Coppélia in Paris”

Please fill out the information below to register your dancer for the audition for  Coppélia in Paris!

Important information: 
Please make sure to attend the MANDATORY parent meeting via Zoom on Thursday, February 8th at 8:00pm. Please save this link!

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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