At this time of transition, we are not accepting submissions for the 2023-2024 season.

The Washington Ballet auditions are intended for classically trained dancers with performance experience with a professional company or school. Repertoire includes classical works such as Swan Lake, Giselle and Don Quixote, materials by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins and works by some of the world’s most exciting choreographers working today.

The Washington Ballet is a professional company and the artists of the Company are presented an American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) contract.

You may submit audition materials for Company and Studio Company positions. Once you have submitted the materials as outlined below, they will be reviewed for consideration and a possible invitation to audition in person.


Please title email, (Last Name) (Company or Studio Company) Audition (Year)

Please no phone calls. Please email the materials list below to



The following information must be included:

  • Indicate interest in Company or Studio Company
  • Resume/CV
    Only Accepted formats: .pdf files

    • Email Address
    • Date of birth
    • Height in feet/inches
    • Citizenship
    • Visa status (if applicable)
    • Training and Performance Experience
  • Headshot and Dance Photographs
    Only Accepted formats: .jpg, pdf files

    • One headshot
    • One or more full body dance photos
  • Video Link
    Accepted formats: YouTube or Vimeo (provide link passwords if necessary)

    • Classical and contemporary works

Your audition application will not be processed if the requested materials have not been submitted.

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