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ABT Studio Company Auditions

2016-2017 Season

To audition for ABT Studio Company, you must be between the ages of 16-20 years old and have reached an advanced level of ballet training. Space in ABT Studio Company is extremely limited.

Open Auditions
Madrid, Spain
Girls - Ages 16-18
Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time: Registration4:00pm-5:00pm
Audition Class5:00pm-7:00pm
Boys - Ages 15-17
Date: Sunday, June 19, 2016
Time: Registration 12:00pm-1:00pm
Audition Class 1:00pm-3:00pm
Boys - Ages 18-20
Date: Sunday, June 19, 2016
Time: Registration 3:00pm-4:00pm
Audition Class 4:00pm-6:00pm
Place: Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza Mariemma
Calle de Soria, 2
28005 Madrid
Dress Code for Open Auditions
Girls: full-length pink tights and black leotards with ballet slippers and pointe shoes
Boys: white t-shirt or leotard, full-length black tights and ballet slippers.

No legwarmers, skirts or loose fitting clothing.

Registration will begin one hour prior to the class for your age group. Please bring a resume (including height and date of birth), a headshot and a photo in first arabesque.

For more information, please email ABTStudioCompany@abt.org.


Video Auditions

Video submissions (10 minute maximum) are accepted year-round and must include class work, in particular: work at the barre and in the center consisting of adagio, petit allegro, and grand allegro. Women should include a pirouette combination en pointe and men should include a combination with tour en l’air. A classical/contemporary variation may also be included.

Please send your video, headshot and resume/curriculum vitae (including height and date of birth) via email to ABTStudioCompany@abt.org, or mail to the address below:

American Ballet Theatre
Attn: ABT Studio Company
890 Broadway, 3rd Fl
New York, NY 10003

For additional ABT Studio Company audition inquiries please contact Jillian Brinberg, ABT Studio Company Manager, 212-477-3030 ext. 1172 or jbrinberg@abt.org.