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Audition Tour

2019 Audition Tour Schedule:

Students from the ages of 11-21 may audition during our National Audition Tour. We recommend that students who are unable to attend a live audition send a video/DVD audition.


Contact Carolina Ballet Summer Intensive at for any questions.

(Email is preferred).

Audition Dates:

Registration begins 30 minutes before the audition time.

Note: Dates in red below are the rescheduled dates and time due to the weather.

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Ballet

1695 Marietta BLVD. NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30318

Saturday, January 5
3:30-5:00 pm, ages 11-21

Austin, TX

Ballet Austin

501 West 3rd Street
Austin, TX 78701

Friday, January 18
7:30-9:00 pm, ages 11-21

Boston, MA

Boston Ballet

19 Clarendon St
Boston, MA 02116

Sunday, January 13
1:00-2:30 pm, ages 11-21

Charleston, SC

Dance Conservatory of Charleston

1632 Ashley Hall Road
Charleston, SC

January 6, 2019
1:30-3:00 pm, ages 11-21

Chicago, IL

Ballet Chicago

17 N. State Street, 19th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

Saturday, January 26
5:00-6:30, ages 11-21

Columbus, OH

Ballet Met

322 Mount Vernon Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215

Sunday, February 10
4:30-6:00 pm, ages 11–21

Miami, FL

Miami City Ballet

2200 Liberty Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Saturday, January 12
12:30-2:00 pm, ages 11–21

New York, NY

School of American Ballet

70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023

Sunday, January 13
1:00-2:30 pm, ages 11-21

Philadelphia, PA

The Rock School

1101 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Saturday, January 12
2:30-4:30 pm, ages 11-21

Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

2900 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Sunday, January 27
5:30-7:00 pm, ages 11-21

Raleigh, NC

Carolina Ballet

3401-131 Atlantic Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27604

Saturday, January 5
Ages 11-13, 12:00-1:30
Ages 14-21, 2:30-4:00
* Prep Division, 12:00-1:00
Saturday, January 26
Ages 11-13, 2:00-3:30
Ages 14-21, 4:30-6:00
* Prep Division, 2:00-3:00
Sunday, February 3
Ages 11-13, 12:00-1:30
Ages 14-21, 2:30-4:00
*Prep Division, 12:00-1:00

Richmond, VA

Richmond Ballet

407 E Canal St
Richmond, VA 23219

Sunday, January 6, 2019
2:30-4:00 pm, ages 11-21

Seattle, WA

Pacific Northwest Ballet

301 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109

Saturday, January 19
4:30-6:30 pm, ages 11-21

Washington, D.C.

Washington School of Ballet

3515 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

Saturday, January 5
4:30-6:00 pm, ages 11-21

Winston-Salem, NC

UNC School of the Arts

1533 South Main St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27127-2188

Sunday, January 20
5:30-7:00pm, ages 12-21

Weather Policy: In case of inclement weather, all cancellations will be posted here.
All Auditions will be held as planned unless posted otherwise.

Audition Requirements:

  • $35 non-refundable master class audition fee (cash only) – day of audition
  • Pointe shoes required for women
  • Women: please wear pink-footed tights and a black leotard
  • Men: please wear black tights and a white T-shirt
  • All auditioning students must bring a 4×6 full body photo in first arabesque and a headshot
  • (on pointe for students studying on pointe)


Registration for master classes begins 30 minutes prior to the start of each class. All students will receive notification of the results by e-mail 2-3 weeks after their audition. Please wait three weeks before inquiring about audition results.

Video auditions accepted. For further information email Carolina Ballet at or call 919-747-8459.

Please note that manual adjustment of a student’s body to correct alignment and technique is a standard practice. If this is not acceptable, please Do Not Audition.

Each student must meet the qualifying age for his or her session by the first day of the program. We welcome students of any race, religion, color, national origin, or creed.


Audition Video

We strongly encourage students to attend one of our national or local auditions. If you cannot attend one of our scheduled auditions you may submit a video/DVD audition with an application form.


Audition videos must be postmarked February 22, 2019 or earlier. There is a $35 video audition fee. Please make the check payable to Carolina Ballet, and mail check, audition form, and video or DVD to:

Carolina Ballet Summer Intensive
3401-131 Atlantic Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27604

Video Guidelines:

Total Length should be 3 minutes.
In practice clothes, please show the following according to level of training and technical ability:

In the center

  • Adagio
  • Pirouettes en dedans and en dehors
  • Petite allegro
  • Grand allegro

Pointe work

  • Échappé combination
  • Turns executed on diagonal
  • Consecutive relevés on two feet and/or one foot
For further information, email us or call 919-747-8459 for more details.