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Due to ongoing concerns relating to COVID-19, ABT’s 2021 Summer Intensive National Audition Tour will be held virtually.
Audition classes will take place via Zoom during weekends in January and February. Students will participate in audition classes based on their age at the time of the audition.
The Virtual Audition Tour is a dancer’s opportunity to audition for all ABT Summer Programs including Summer Intensives, the Collegiate Summer Intensive, and Young Dancer Summer Workshops. Auditions are open to students of all genders who have achieved intermediate or advanced levels of ballet training.
Video auditions will be accepted for the 2021 Virtual Audition Tour. All students must audition as part of the 2021 Virtual Audition Tour, regardless of previous participation. Participation in ABT Summer Programs is by audition and acceptance only. Students may only audition once each year. Auditioning on any date will allow you to be considered for all Summer Intensive Programs and merit-based scholarships. Online pre-registration is required for all auditions. Audition class sizes will be limited.
Young Dancer Summer Workshop:
Collegiate Summer Intensive:
American Ballet Theatre will hold a Virtual Audition Tour for the 2021 Summer Training Programs. We will not have any in-studio auditions for the safety of our dancers, our faculty and our staff.
Auditions will be conducted through Zoom across six weekends from Friday, January 8 – Sunday, February 14, 2021. Classes will be held each weekend on Friday evenings and during the day on Saturdays and Sundays.2021 Audition Tour
You may submit a Video Audition for consideration for the 2021 Summer Training Programs. The portal to submit a Video audition will be open from January 1 – March 1, 2021. To submit a video application, follow the guidelines listed here.
Please note that variations and performance footage are not required for video auditions. Submission of such material may negatively affect a student’s chance of acceptance. Please click below to view video guidelines and requirements prior to submission.Video Audition PortalVideo Audition Guidelines
Notification letters will be emailed within 10 business days following each audition. Please look over the schedule below so that you can be prepared to make your decision about enrollment. Each audition weekend has a deadline to secure enrollment.
Your spot in the Summer Intensive program will only be held until the non-refundable tuition deadline date. Please see below for tuition deadlines based on the respective audition dates. Tuition fees for the Virtual Summer Intensives are due in full at the time of enrollment.
The Virtual Audition Tour has now concluded. Thank you to all of the dancers who attended the virtual auditions!
Video auditions are still being accepted until March 1, 2021. Please see above for information and instructions on submitting a video audition.