Audition for New Jersey Ballet Company
2021-2022 Audition Announcement
New Jersey Ballet announces auditions for male and female dancers for the 2021-2022 season. The company seeks dancers for company and apprentice positions beginning October 2021 for a 20+ week season through June 2022.
New Jersey Ballet’s mission is to enrich lives by promoting, preserving, and innovating the art of ballet through performances, operation of a dance school, and programming that promotes inclusiveness, accessibility, and community. Our vision is to raise ballet to the forefront of cultural and societal significance in New Jersey and beyond.
We are seeking artists with a strong desire for artistic growth and a passionate dedication to the art form. New Jersey Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants should have a strong classical ballet technique, males should be 5’8” or taller, female 5’7” or shorter.
The process begins by completing the online audition request form, submission of resume/CV, photos, and video. Selected dancers will be invited to in-person auditions on August 14 and 15, 2021 – time and location to be determined.
Deadline to submit the audition packet is August 6, 2021.
Please complete the audition request form below.
Audition packets should include the following:
Resume/CV: Email address/Phone number;
Training and performance experience or education.
Citizenship (please specify your legal status in the US if applicable)
Note: Applicants who are not US Citizens or a permanent resident
must be an O-1 Visa holder.
Photos: Headshot; Dancer in first arabesque
Video submissions: Should be no longer than 15 minutes with no fancy editing and include: Short classical variation (on pointe for females); Short contemporary variation; and pas de deux with lifts for male dancers.
Accepted formats: YouTube or Vimeo
(please be sure to provide password if necessary).
Selected dancers will be invited to an in-person audition
no later than August 10, 2021.
Please Note: New Jersey Ballet Company has instituted a COVID-19 Vaccine Policy. All employees are required to be vaccinated unless they meet an approved exemption.
For any additional questions about the audition process, please email: AUDITION@njballet.org