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The Sarasota Ballet is searching for accomplished performers. Over the past decade, The Sarasota Ballet has earned its place among the leading ballet companies in America, with rave reviews in some of the most well-respected dance publications and invitations to some of the most prestigious dance venues across the country. As a member of our professional company, you will have the privilege to perform in one of the most varied and distinguished repertoires in America, performing works by such acclaimed choreographers as Sir Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, Antony Tudor, Matthew Bourne, Christopher Wheeldon, Paul Taylor, and Will Tuckett, to name but a few.

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

The Sarasota Ballet supports the International Audition Pre-Selection Guidelines. If you are interested in auditioning for next season, please submit the following material when our call for auditions is announced.

An applicant is required to submit the following material only:

  • a video with no introduction or fancy editing, consisting of the following performed in leotard and tights for women, and tight-fitting dance attire for men:
  • two classical variations drawn from the standard repertoire, danced in pointe shoes by female applicants
  • a short contemporary variation (that could consist of something drawn from the repertoire, phrases from classwork, or an applicant-created work) that illustrates the applicant’s command of a range of movements different from that demonstrated in the classical variation
  • 3-5 minutes of barre work, incorporating both sides, danced in soft shoes by male applicants and pointe shoes by female applicants
  • 3-5 minutes of center work that includes adagio, pirouettes, petit and grand allegro, danced in pointe shoes by female applicants
  • a CV (must include height)
  • a head shot
  • 2-3 dance photos that reveal the dancer’s body proportions and line
  • Applicants must upload two recent photos with their audition registration:
    • ​1st arabesque
    • Tendu a la second