FREE TRIAL CLASSES & AUDITIONS
Free Trial Class (3 - 8 yrs)
Auditions are not required for students 8 years and younger. This includes all Preparatory Division levels and Ballet 1 of Student Division. However, students 8 years and younger may still schedule a free trial class.
In-Class or Zoom Audition (9 yrs +)
Auditions are required for students 9 years and older. Please contact Krystle Simmons, School Administrator, by clicking the button below to schedule an in-class audition or a zoom audition.
Video Audition (9 yrs +)
Please include the following classroom exercises:
Please keep the video simple. Be sure you are the only person in the video. It is only to see your class work and not a choreographic exercise. If you have a performance video, you are welcome to submit it along with the level placement criteria video.
The full video should be no more than 15-20 minutes in length.
Ballet Chicago offers its students exceptional performance opportunities throughout the year.
1) The Nutcracker at Chicago's Historic Athenaeum Center | 11 Performances (Dec)
2) Balanchine + Beyond at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance | 2 performances (May)
3) DanceVision - In-Studio and the Chicago Cultural Center (Oct/ Nov)
4) Annual School Performance (Jun)
5) Summer Intensive Performance (Jul)
6) Advanced Repertory Workshop (Aug)
7) Junior Intensive Showcase (Aug)
We give every child, even our little ones, multiple opportunities to perform.
Schedule a trial class or audition today.