Audition Tour

Overview

 

See our list of 2019 Audition Tour Cities!

All Summer Intensive programs take place in Chicago, IL.

 

Online Audition Tour Registration is now open!

To pre-register for an audition: 

  1.  Register online
  1. Complete Online Audition Form

Online pre-registration is strongly recommended. To pre-register, dancers must register online and complete the Online Audition Form.

Online pre-registration will close the prior Sunday of each audition.

Pre-registered students who have completed the Online Audition Form will not need to bring any additional materials to the audition.

 

Students who are unable to attend an audition in person can submit a video audition following directions under the 'Video/DVD Auditions' tab. Video auditions will be reviewed beginning January 1, 2019.

 

International Audition Tour Information

Admission into the Joffrey Academy Summer Intensives is by audition only. Summer Intensive auditions are open to all students ages 7 to 21+. Students should audition according to their age on the date of the audition, not the age they will be during the time of the summer program. Students interested in our year-round Conservatory ProgramTrainee Program or Studio Company should also audition during the International Audition Tour.

 

Learn more about our Summer Intensive Programs at joffrey.org/summerintensives 

Click here for Summer Intensive FAQs.

 

Photo credit: Cheryl Mann 

Audition Cities

Audition Cities

Online Audition Tour Registration is now open!

To pre-register for an audition: 

  1.  Register online
  1. Complete Online Audition Form

Online pre-registration is strongly recommended. To pre-register, dancers must register online and complete the Online Audition Form.

Online pre-registration will close the prior Sunday of each audition.

Pre-registered students who have completed the Online Audition Form will not need to bring any additional materials to the audition.

 

Students who are unable to attend an audition in person can submit a video audition following directions under the 'Video/DVD Auditions' tab. Video auditions will be reviewed beginning January 1, 2019.

 

2019 Audition Tour Dates

All Summer Intensive programs take place in Chicago, IL.

 

Washington, DC - January 5, 2019

The Washington Ballet

3515 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20016

12:30 PM Registration; 1:30-2:45 PM Audition Ages 12-14

2:00 PM Registration; 3:00-4:30 PM Audition Ages 15+

 

Chicago, IL - January 6, 2019 (first audition)

The Joffrey Ballet

10 E. Randolph Street

Chicago, IL 60601

9:30 AM Registration; 10:30 AM-12:15 PM Audition Ages 12-14 

12:45 PM Registration; 1:45-3:45 PM Audition Ages 15+


Towson, MD - January 6, 2019

Towson University

Address TBA

11:00 AM Registration; 12:00-2:00 PM Audition Ages 13+


Boston, MA - January 13, 2019

Boston Ballet

19 Clarendon Street

Boston, MA 02116

2:00 PM Registration; 3:00-4:30 PM Audition Ages 9-12 

3:45 PM Registration; 4:45-6:30 PM Audition Ages 13+


Chicago, IL - January 13, 2019 (second audition)

The Joffrey Ballet

10 E. Randolph Street

Chicago, IL 60601

9:00 AM Registration; 10:00-11:45 AM Audition Ages 9-11

12:00 PM Registration; 1:00-2:15 PM Audition Ages 7-8


Salt Lake City, UT - January 18, 2019

Ballet West

52 West 200 South

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Studio B- 4th Floor

6:00 PM Registration; 7:00-9:00 PM Audition Ages 13+


Houston, TX - January 19, 2019

Houston Ballet

601 Preston Street

Houston, TX 77002

3:00 PM Registration; 4:00-5:15 PM Audition Ages 9-12 

4:30 PM Registration; 5:30-7:15 PM Audition Ages 13+


Seattle, WA - January 19, 2019

Pacific Northwest Ballet

301 Mercer Street

Seattle, Washington 98109

1:30 PM Registration; 2:30-3:45 PM Audition Ages 12-14 

5:15 PM Registration; 6:15-8:00 PM Audition Ages 15+


Boca Raton, FL - January 20, 2019

The HARID Conservatory

2285 Potomac Road

Boca Raton, FL 33431

12:30 PM Registration; 1:30-3:00 PM Audition Ages 9-12 

2:15 PM Registration; 3:15-5:00 PM Audition Ages 13+


Atlanta, GA - January 21, 2019

Atlanta Ballet

1695 Marietta Boulevard NW

Atlanta, GA 30318

5:30 PM Registration; 6:30-8:30 PM Audition Ages 13+


Fountain Valley, CA - January 25, 2019

Southland Ballet

9527 Garfield Avenue

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

3:00 PM Registration; 4:00-5:15 PM Audition Ages 9-12 

4:30 PM Registration; 5:30-7:15 PM Audition Ages 13+


Encino, CA - January 26, 2019

LA Ballet Academy

16422 Ventura Boulevard

Encino, CA 91436

2:30 PM Registration; 3:30-4:45 PM Audition Ages 9-12 

4:15 PM Registration; 5:15-7:00 PM Audition Ages 13+

 

San Francisco, CA - January 27, 2019

San Francisco Ballet

455 Franklin Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

12:00 PM Registration; 1:00-2:45 PM Audition Ages 14+ 

3:00 PM Registration; 4:00-5:30 PM Audition Ages 9-13

 

New York, NY - February 2, 2019

School of American Ballet

70 Lincoln Center Plaza

New York, NY 10023

5:30 PM Registration; 6:30-8:30 PM Audition Ages 13+


Europe

*Please note - there is no audition fee for Europe.

London, England - January 31, 2019

English National Ballet School

Carlyle Building, Hortensia Rd

London SW10 0QS, United Kingdom

19:00 (7:00 PM) Registration; 19:30-21:00 (7:30-9:00 PM) Audition Ages 12+ with pointe experience


Dresden, Germany - February 2, 2019

Palucca Hochschule Fur Tanz Dresden

Basteiplatz 4, 01277 

Dresden, Germany 

11:00 (11:00 AM) Registration; 12:00-13:30 (12:00-1:30 PM) Audition Ages 12+ with pointe experience

 

Paris, France - February 3, 2019

Studio Harmonic

5 passage des Taillandiers 75011 

Paris, France

14:00 (2:00 PM) Registration; 15:00-16:30 (3:00-4:30 PM) Audition Ages 12+ with pointe experience


International Auditions

Video/International Auditions

Europe

Online Audition Tour Registration is now open!

To register for an audition: 

  1.  Register online
  1. Complete Online Audition Form

*Please note - there is no audition fee for Europe.

Online pre-registration is strongly recommended but not required. To pre-register, dancers must register online and complete the Online Audition Form.

Online pre-registration will close the prior Sunday of each audition.

Pre-registered students who have completed the Online Audition Form will not need to bring any additional materials to the audition.

 

Students who are unable to attend an audition in person can submit a video audition following directions under the 'Video/DVD Auditions' tab. Video auditions will be reviewed beginning January 1, 2019.

 

London, England - January 31, 2019

English National Ballet School

Carlyle Building, Hortensia Rd

London SW10 0QS, United Kingdom

19:00 (7:00 PM) Registration; 19:30-21:00 (7:30-9:00 PM) Audition Ages 12+ with pointe experience

 

Dresden, Germany - February 2, 2019

Palucca Hochschule Fur Tanz Dresden

Basteiplatz 4, 01277 

Dresden, Germany 

11:00 (11:00 AM) Registration; 12:00-13:30 (12:00-1:30 PM) Audition Ages 12+ with pointe experience

 

Paris, France - February 3, 2019

Studio Harmonic

5 passage des Taillandiers 75011 

Paris, France

14:00 (2:00 PM) Registration; 15:00-16:30 (3:00-4:30 PM) Audition Ages 12+ with pointe experience

  

International Audition Forms

The Joffrey Academy is happy to provide forms for International students in French, Spanish, Japanese and Portuguese. We ask that students fill out the forms in English. Please complete forms and send video per the instructions below.

 

FRENCH

Joffrey Academy fournit des formulaires pour les étudiants internationaux en français, japonais et portugais. Nous demandons que les étudiants remplissent les formulaires en anglais. S'il vous plaît remplir les formulaires et envoyer la vidéo en suivant les instructions ci-dessous.

French Form


SPANISH
The Joffrey Academy se complace en proporcionarle formas para los estudiantes internacionales en Inglés, Japonés, Portugués y Español. Pedimos a los estudiantes que llenen los formularios en Inglés. Por favor, completar formularios y enviar video por las siguientes instrucciones.
Spanish Form

 

JAPANESE

シカゴのジョフリーバレエ付属、ジョフリーアカデミーでは日本語での申し込み書式もご用意しておりますが、恐縮ながら書類の作成は英語のみにてお願いしております。 全ての項目に漏れなくご記入の上、ビデオと共にご送付下さい。

Japanese Form

 

PORTUGUESE

Joffrey Academy fornece formulários para estudantes internacionais em Francês, Japonês e Português. Nós pedimos que os alunos preencham os formulários em Inglês. Por favor, preencher formulários e enviar um vídeo de acordo com as instruções abaixo.

Portugese Form

 

 

 

Video/DVD Auditions

Auditions

Video/DVD Auditions

Students who are unable to attend the audition tour may submit a video audition electronically or by mail. Video auditions will be reviewed beginning January 1, 2019. Video auditions are accepted on an ongoing basis, as space permits. It is highly recommended that students submit video auditions by February 1, as space in our programs fills up quickly. Students who submit a video audition after February 1, may not receive a result before registration opens. The prospective student should be easily identifiable in the video. Result emails are sent to the email provided within 14 days once video and payment are received.


Step 1: Register and Pay Audition Fee (Online Registration will open November 1, 2018.)

If new to the Joffrey Academy, please create a guest account. If you are a past or current student, please login to your existing account. If you do not know your login information, please call Academy Reception at 312.784.4600.

 

Step 2: Complete the Video Audition Form

In order to complete the online form student will need to upload:

 

  • A headshot with ballet hairstyle
  • For students ages 12 and up: First Arabesque Photo (Ladies - on pointe)
  • An audition video link


Audition video must be no longer than 15 minutes in length and should include:

  • Barre exercises (one side only)
  • Center: Adage, Pirouette, Petite Allégro and Grande Allégro (on pointe, if applicable)
  • One solo: (not mandatory) in practice clothes
  • Students ages 7-8 are only required to demonstrate combinations done in their regular ballet classes


The Joffrey Academy of Dance strongly recommends submitting video auditions electronically, however, 

DVD audition videos and materials may be sent to the following address:


Joffrey Academy of Dance
Attention: Academy Video Auditions
10 East Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601

 

If submitting by mail, please send the following along with your Video/DVD:

  • $40 non-refundable video audition fee by cash or check payable to The Joffrey Ballet
  • Completed Audition Form 
  • A headshot (4"x6") with ballet hairstyle
  • For students ages 12 and up: First Arabesque Photo (4"x6", Ladies - on pointe)
  • Video/DVD must be labeled with student name and age
  • Note: materials will not be returned
 

Students will be accepted and placed into programs based on their video audition and solely at the discretion of the artistic staff. Acceptance and level is subject to change after student's first in-person class.

Content

 

See our list of 2019 Audition Tour Cities!

All Summer Intensive programs take place in Chicago, IL.

 

Online Audition Tour Registration is now open!

To pre-register for an audition: 

  1.  Register online
  1. Complete Online Audition Form

Online pre-registration is strongly recommended. To pre-register, dancers must register online and complete the Online Audition Form.

Online pre-registration will close the prior Sunday of each audition.

Pre-registered students who have completed the Online Audition Form will not need to bring any additional materials to the audition.

 

Students who are unable to attend an audition in person can submit a video audition following directions under the 'Video/DVD Auditions' tab. Video auditions will be reviewed beginning January 1, 2019.

 

International Audition Tour Information

Admission into the Joffrey Academy Summer Intensives is by audition only. Summer Intensive auditions are open to all students ages 7 to 21+. Students should audition according to their age on the date of the audition, not the age they will be during the time of the summer program. Students interested in our year-round Conservatory ProgramTrainee Program or Studio Company should also audition during the International Audition Tour.

 

Learn more about our Summer Intensive Programs at joffrey.org/summerintensives 

Click here for Summer Intensive FAQs.

 

Photo credit: Cheryl Mann 

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