Joffrey Ballet School hosts Trainee Auditions

Ballet Auditions in Australia and New Zealand

New York’s prestigious Joffrey Ballet School will host auditions in Australia and New Zealand in July for its Trainee Programs. Dancers aged 13 to 25 are invited to audition in Sydney on July 15, Melbourne on July 17, Perth on July 23, Brisbane on July 24 and Christchurch, NZ on July 30.

 Ballet Technique ClassAuditions will take the form of a 90-minute ballet class. Those wishing to audition for the jazz and contemporary dance program should prepare a short contemporary dance or jazz solo (no longer than two minutes) to be danced at the end of the ballet class. A half-hour pointe shoe class will also be offered.

The audition tour is sponsored by Energetiks and at each city one scholarship will be given, as well as an Energetiks dancewear package!

The audition fee is $35 or $40 with pointe. See the full listing of auditions’ times and locations below. 

For further information or to pre-register, visit www.joffreyballetschool.com/international-auditions

Joffrey Ballet School’s Ballet Trainee Program is a four-year course that is as competitive and intensive as NYC’s professional dance scene, providing rigorous and valuable training for the serious ballet student. The school’s Jazz and Contemporary Trainee Program prepares artists for the competitive working world of dance in the fields of concert dance, Broadway shows, commercial industrials, and national and international tours.

Friday, July 15, 2016
Sydney Dance Company Studios
The Wharf, Pier 4
15 Hickson Road, Sydney NSW 2000
Registration: 2:30 pm
Audition: 3:30 – 5 pm
Pointe: 5 – 5:30 pm

Sunday, July 17, 2016
Australian Conservatoire of Ballet
4/2 Bromham Place,
Richmond VIC 3121
Registration: 10 am
Audition: 11 am – 12:30 pm
Pointe: 12:30 – 1 pm

Saturday, July 23, 2016
His Majesty’s Theatre in Perth
825 Hay Street,
Perth WA 6000
Registration: 10 am
Audition: 11 am – 12:30 pm
Pointe: 12:30 – 1 pm

Sunday, July 24, 2016
Old Museum – QNB Studio 1
480 Gregory Terrace,
Bowen Hills, QLD 4006
Registration: 2:30 pm
Audition: 3:30 – 5 pm
Pointe: 5 – 5:30 pm

Christchurch, New Zealand
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Southern Ballet Studios
108 Carlyle Street,
Sydenham, Christchurch
Registration: 1:15 – 2:15 pm
Audition: 2:15 – 3:45 pm
Pointe: 3:45 – 4:15 pm

Photos: Students participate in the Joffrey Ballet School’s Trainee Programs in NYC. Photos by James Culp.

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