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25 June - 29 July 2017
Ages 10 - 20

Added 25 February 2017 Miami Audition - See below for full details


In Summer 2017, students will have the chance to study with guest teachers from Birmingham Royal Ballet, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures (famous for their groundbreaking version of Swan Lake), Elmhurst Ballet School and The Sarasota Ballet.  This collaboration of four major dance organizations is the first of its kind in America and offers an unprecedented opportunity for talented young dancers.

Birmingham Royal Ballet – Dominic Antonucci, Ballet Master and former Principal Dancer
Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures – Etta Murfitt, Associate Artistic Director
Elmhurst Ballet School – Robert Parker, Artistic Director and former Principal Dancer with Birmingham Royal Ballet
The Sarasota Ballet – Iain Webb, Director, Margaret Barbieri, Assistant Director, Christopher Hird, Director of Education plus year-round faculty

Current Audition Schedule

Saturday, 25 February 2017
Miami, FL
Artistic Dance Center
10181 North West 58th Street, #13
Doral, FL, 33178

Saturday, 18 March 2017
Sarasota, FL
The Sarasota Ballet
500 Tallevast Road, Suite 101, Sarasota, FL, 34243
12:00 - 2:00 PM

Audition Fee:  $30 in cash or check made payable to The Sarasota Ballet

Photos: Please bring a current headshot and a photograph showing first arabesque (pointe or flat)

Video Auditions:  The Sarasota Ballet strongly encourages students to audition at one of the venues listed above. If, however, you are unable to attend in person, video auditions will be accepted.  There is a $50 video audition fee which should be in the form of a check or a money order made payable to The Sarasota Ballet.

All Videos must be received by 31 March 2017.

The video must be filmed between 1 October 2016 and 31 March 2017 to be eligible.  It must be recorded in a DVD format compatible with USA players (NTSC) or submitted digitally.

The audition video should include the following:

  • Barre:  Plie, Tendu, Dégagé, Rond de Jambe, Fondu, Adagio, Grand Battement
  • Centre:  Adagio, Pirouette, Petit Allegro, Grand Allegro
  • Ladies:  Pointe - Echappé, Relevé in arabesque, pirouettes
  • Men:  Double Tour, Batterie

The video should not exceed 15 minutes.

Box Office: 941.359.0099
Phone: 941.359.0099
5555 North Tamiami Trail  Sarasota , FL  34243