To audition for Chevalier Ballet, you must be between the ages of 18 and 29 years old by 1 October 2021, and have completed an advanced level of ballet training. Stage experience is required. Video auditions are accepted year-round.
In-studio auditions are postponed till further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are still accepting video applications. We will also be scheduling Zoom auditions for both company and trainee positions. Dates and times to be announced shortly.
For more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Video DVD auditions should be formatted on a DVD and labeled with the applicant's name, age, mailing address, email address, phone number, and years of training. Audition videos should include barre, center work, pirouettes, petite and grande allegro. Ladies should include pointe work and gentlemen should include jumps, including tours en l’air and petit allegro with beats and at least one turning combination. DVD should be no more than 15 minutes in length.
Please include a $35.00 video fee and send it to:
Attn: Sara Knight
200 East 89th Street, #26H
NY, NY 10128
Our season begins in September 2021 and runs through May 2022.
Chevalier Ballet Company is committed to giving you the experience, education, and OPPORTUNITY to equip you for YOUR career — as a professional dancer.
IN 2021 Chevalier Ballet is starting a brand new one-year trainee program. Our mission is to give young graduate dancers the opportunity to be part of a professional touring company, working WITH the professional dancers within Chevalier Ballet Company.
The Chevalier Ballet Trainee Program is the perfect bridge from conservatory life into full company life. It is structured to give you the best possible post-graduate education and career start.
As a member of the Trainee Program, you’ll be in Chevalier’s ‘Company Class’ and of course, the company’s rehearsals. AND with regular opportunities to perform, on tour, in Chevalier Ballet’s productions - as a member of the company.
Trainee Program dancers are given mentoring and coaching. Together we’ll address any technical issues that will help you transition to company standards. You will also be working with some highly esteemed ‘guest’ teachers and receive additional coaching from company dancers.
Chevalier Ballet Company is committed to giving you the EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, and OPPORTUNITY to equip you for YOUR career — as a professional dancer.
We want to support and showcase the work of today's up-and-coming dancers.
How to Apply
Dancers interested in auditioning for the 2021/22 season should send or email a current resume and video between February and June 2021.
Chevalier Ballet auditions dancers only after viewing video reels. Women: 5 minutes of classwork on pointe, one classical vacation or repertory selections, one contemporary variation or repertory selection, partnering work if available. Men: 5 minutes of classwork including tour en l’air, one classical variation or repertory selections, one contemporary variation or repertory selection, partnering work.
Please address all audition inquiries to email@example.com. Please use the subject line “Trainee Program Audition.”
Application Deadline — 1 June 2021
Program Commitment Deadline — 1 August 2021