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Summer Intensive

June 26 - July 28, 2023

Advanced Repertory Workshop

July 31 - August 11, 2023

Annual Program & Studio Company

Sep 2023 - June 2024

Co-founded in 1988 by acclaimed New York City Ballet Principal dancer Daniel Duell, and former ballerina Patricia Blair, Ballet Chicago is an internationally recognized elite training program. The School curriculum is based on the ballet technique established by George Balanchine, the 20th century’s most celebrated teacher and choreographer. Ballet Chicago is dedicated to providing each student superior ballet training in a culture that fosters personal growth, and is known for its ability to transform dancers through highly focused guidance, correction, and validation.

Students who pre-register online save $5 off of their audition fee. Online pre-registration is strongly recommended.

 

To pre-register, follow the link below and prepare to:

- Fill in the Online Audition Application.

- Upload a photo in first arabesque and a head shot. School photos are acceptable.

- Pay $30 by credit or debit card.

Online pre-registration will close 24 hours prior to each audition.

 

To register in person the day of an audition, you must:

- Complete an Audition Application onsite.

- Pay $35 by cash or check (made out to Ballet Chicago) onsite.

- Submit hard copies of a photo in first arabesque and a head shot. School photos are acceptable. Dimensions must be smaller than 4"x6" for each photo.

Video Auditions are available to those who cannot attend in person.

 

To register and submit a video audition, follow the link below and prepare to:

- Fill in the Online Audition Application.

- Submit a video link.

- Upload a photo in first arabesque and a head shot. School photos are acceptable.

- Pay $40 by credit or debit card.

In-Class Auditions are available to those who cannot attend a Ballet Chicago Audition Tour date and would rather audition in person than by video.

 

To schedule and register for an In-Class Audition, follow the link below and prepare to:

- Email School Registrar, Krystle Simmons and request an In-Class Audition.

- Complete an Audition Application onsite.

- Pay $35 by cash or check (made out to Ballet Chicago) onsite.

- Submit hard copies of a photo in first arabesque and a head shot. School photos are acceptable. Dimensions must be smaller than 4"x6" for each photo.

Austin, TX - Jan 7

Ballet Austin

Butler Dance Education Center

501 W. 3rd St.

Austin, TX 78701

3:30 reg

4:30-6:30 class

Portland, OR - Jan 8

Oregon Ballet Theater

720 S Bancroft St

Portland, OR 97239

1:00 reg

2:00-4:00 class

Santa Fe, NM - Jan 11+12

NDI

1140 Alto St

Santa Fe, NM 87501

Advanced Level
Jan 11

5:15-6:30 class

 

Intermediate Level
Jan 12

5:15-6:30 class

Dayton, OH - Jan 15

Pontecorvo Ballet Sudios

20 Commerical Way

Springboro, OH 45066

1:00 reg

2:00-4:00 class

St. Louis, MO - Jan 22

St. Louis Ballet

218 THF Blvd.

Chesterfield, MO 63005

1:00 reg

2:00-4:00 class

Chicago, IL - Jan 29

Ballet Chicago

17 North State Street, Suite 1900

Chicago, IL 60602

Ages 7-10

11:00 reg

11:30-1:00 class

Ages 10-14

1:00 reg

1:30-3:30 class

Ages 14-25

3:30 reg

4:00-6:00 class

Coralville, IA - Feb 12

Nolte Academy

1619 2nd St

Coralville, IA 52241

Ages 11-14

12:00 reg

1:00-3:00 class

Ages 14+

3:00 reg

4:00-6:00 class

Salt Lake City, UT - Jan 7

Ballet West

Jessie Eccless Quinnery Ballet Center

52 W. 200th South

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

5:00 reg

5:30-7:30 class

Houston, TX - Jan 8

Ballet Center of Houston

8515 Jackrabbit Road, Suite A

Houston, TX 77095

1:00 reg

2:00-4:00 class

Dallas, TX - Jan 15

Dallas Ballet Center

8530 Abrams Rd. Suite 608

Dallas, TX 75243

TBD reg

TBD class

Santa Monica, CA - Jan 16

Westside School of Ballet

1709 Stewart St

Santa Monica, CA 90404

1:00 reg

2:00-4:00 class

Madison, WI - Jan 22

Madison Ballet

6734 Odana Rd

Madison, WI 53719

1:00 reg

2:00-4:00 class

New York, NY - Feb 5

School of American Ballet

70 Lincoln Center Plaza

New York, NY 10023

9:30 reg

10:30 -12:30 class

Washington DC - Jan 8

Maryland Youth Ballet

926 Ellsworth Drive

Silver Spring, MD 20910

12:45 reg

1:30-3:30 class

Boise, ID - Jan 9+10

Ballet Idaho

501 S 8th Street

Boise, ID 83702

Advanced Level

Jan 9

5:15-7:00 class
 

Intermediate Level

Jan 10

TBD class

Seattle, WA - Jan 15

Pacific Northwest Ballet

Francia Russell Center

1611 136th Pl NE

Bellvue, WA 98005

Ages 9-14
10:00 reg

11:00-1:00 class

Ages 14+

12:15 reg

1:15-3:15 class

Bloomington, IL - Jan 17

Indiana University Jacob School of Music

Jordan Avenue Musical Arts Center

MC 306

101 Jordan Avenue

Bloomington, IN 47406

College

TBD reg

TBD class
 

Pre-College

TBD reg

TBD class

Grand Rapids, MI - Jan 27+28

West Michigan Youth Ballet

P.O. Box 725

Ada, MI 49301

Ages 13+

Jan 27

TBD reg

TBD class

Ages 8-13

Jan 28

TBD reg

TBD class

Herndon, VA - Feb 5

Skye Ballet Center

251 Sunset Park Dr

Herndon, VA 20170

TBD reg

TBD class