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Audition for Twin Cities Ballet

TCB Company Audition 2023-2024 Season

Audition for TCB’s Professional Company for the 2023-2024 Season!

Twin Cities Ballet has limited openings for salaried, professional company dancers, unpaid apprenticeships and student trainee positions for both male and female dancers.

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.

  • 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.

Cinderella: 1944

TCB Auditions for “Cinderella: 1944, A Love Story”

Twin Cities Ballet is excited to offer an opportunity for students to perform with professional company dancers in its production of Cinderella: 1944, A Love Story.

Students will audition, rehearse and perform Cinderella: 1944, A Love Story in conjunction with TCB Professional Company Dancers. The Performance will be a performed at Ames Center May 11-14, 2023.

Auditions will be held Sunday, February 12, 2023 at Ballet Royale Minnesota and are for students ages 7+.  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 9 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 (PayPal Button below) and filling out the Registration link below before attending the audition. Audition fees are non-refundable.

Audition Times:

11:30am – 1:00pm: Int. III, PPP 6A & higher
(or Ages 14+ with 3+ years of pointe)

1:15 – 2:00pm: Audition for Youth Ballet I/II/III & PPP 1A-3A
(or Ages 7+)

2:15 – 3:45pm Audition for Youth IV, Int. I/II & PPP 4A/4B & 5A
(or Ages 10+ with 2 years or less of pointe)

MANDATORY PARENT MEETING
If you are interested in auditioning this year, parents must attend the Zoom meeting on Thursday, February 9 at 8:00pm. This meeting will go over the important dates, commitment level, and questions regarding participating in the production. If you would like the Zoom link to the Mandatory Parent Meeting please email development@twincitiesballet.org and the link will be sent.

Registration Form

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Cinderella: 1944 Non-Refundable Audition Fee



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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