Auditions apply NW Campus ONLY-For information about SE Campus, use link above
Students are accepted into The Washington School of Ballet’s Summer Intensive by audition only. Audition classes will take place in various cities. These auditions are meant for students ages 13-22 (All students must be no younger than 13 by June 24, 2013). Auditions for The Lower division Pre Ballet to age 9 can be done at the Washington, DC NW location by appointment. Please email Donna Glover at firstname.lastname@example.org. Students aged 10-12 may audition on January 27 from 12:30 to 1:30 with registration starting at noon. Ages 13 and up (must be on pointe) audition from 12:30 to 2:30 with registration starting at noon. All audition fees are $30. Ages 10 and up should bring a photo in second position or first arabesque.
Students may audition by either attending an audition class or submitting a video audition. Students attending an audition class need to bring a headshot and full body shot (in any ballet position) to their audition.There is a $30 fee for the audition class.
DVD auditions should be no longer than 10 minutes and must include an introduction with name, age, years of study and places of study. Students must submit an audition form, check for $40 made out to The Washington Ballet, photograph and one letter of recommendation from your teacher in the DVD package. The DVD should have center work including adagio, pirouettes en dehors and en dedans, petit allegro, grand allegro and pointe work for the girls. Male students should include tour en l'air, single or double depending on age and level and allegro that includes beats and grande pirouettes. Click here to download a pdf of the DVD audition form.
Students currently enrolled in The Washington School of Ballet’s 2012.2013 School Year DO NOT need to audition for the summer intensive. You simply need to fill out a registration form and return it to School Manager, Donna Glover. All students will continue in their current level for the summer intensive.
Please note: the first thirty minutes of all audition times listed are reserved for registration.
2013 Summer Intensive Auditions are completed. Please Check Back Soon for 2014 Summer Intensive Audition Schedule Soon.