• Grand Rapids Ballet Company Auditions

2018-19 Season Auditions

Positions open for Company, Apprentice, and Trainee dancers.

Be A Part of Our Mission

Auditions for Grand Rapids Ballet’s 2018-19 season are now open! Grand Rapids Ballet’s mission is to lift the human spirit through the art of dance by providing: exceptional and diverse programming; high quality dance education; outreach to inspire and enrich the community; family-friendly programming, including newly commissioned works; and a sound financial condition that provides a stable viable future and enables growth and assists our staff and dancers in achieving their quality of life goals.

Open Auditions

Company Auditions for 2018-19 Season

Don’t miss your chance to audition for Michigan’s only professional ballet company, Grand Rapids Ballet, as a company dancer, apprentice, or trainee in our 2018-19 season. Work with the world’s best choreographers in classical and contemporary repertoire including Princess Grace Award winner and Grand Rapids Ballet resident choreographer, Penny Saunders, and be a part of the excitement as James Sofranko joins us as our new Artistic Director, as well.

Company dancers positions include a 31-week contract and health insurance.

  • • A $20 audition fee applies to all locations and must be paid at registration
  • • Women must be prepared to dance en pointe
  • • Bring a headshot and resume
Saturday, March 3Grand Rapids Ballet
341 Ellsworth Avenue SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616.454.4771 x17
10-11am – Registration
11am-1pm – Audition
Sunday, March 4Ballet Chicago
17 North State Street
19th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
2-2:30pm – Registration
2:30-4:30pm – Audition
Sunday, March 11San Francisco Ballet
455 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
2:30-3pm – Registration
3-5pm – Audition

Audition Two Ways

  • Open Audition

    Bring a resume and headshot to audition location

  • Online

    Submit video links of class and performance examples of classical and contemporary work as well as a headshot and resume to audition(at)grballet.com.

Learn more about upcoming auditions at Grand Rapids Ballet

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