Summer Intensive

Audition Tour

summer intensive

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.

For further information, Contact Shelley Jacobsson, Director of School Operations at (919) 747-8459 or

(Email is preferred).

Audition Dates

Registration begins 30 minutes before the audition time.

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Ballet

1695 Marietta BLVD. NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30318

Austin, TX

Ballet Austin

501 West 3rd Street
Austin, TX 78701

Boston, MA

Boston Ballet

19 Clarendon St
Boston, MA 02116

Charleston, SC

Dance Conservatory of Charleston

1632 Ashley Hall Road
Charleston, SC

Chicago, IL

Ballet Chicago

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

Columbus, OH

Ballet Met

322 Mount Vernon Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215

Miami, FL

Miami City Ballet

2200 Liberty Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

New York, NY

School of American Ballet

70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023

Philadelphia, PA

The Rock School

1101 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

2900 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Raleigh, NC

Carolina Ballet

3401-131 Atlantic Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27604

Richmond, VA

Richmond Ballet

407 E Canal St
Richmond, VA 23219

Seattle, WA

Pacific Northwest Ballet

301 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109

Washington, D.C.

Washington School of Ballet

3515 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

Winston-Salem, NC

UNC School of the Arts

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

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