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Alonzo King LINES Ballet 2018 Summer Program National Audition Tour


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Pre-Professional Program 
June 4 – 30

Advanced Program
July 9  August 6

New Junior Program
July 2  6

City Date
Los Angeles, CA Jan. 6
San Francisco, CA Jan. 6
Jacksonville, FL Jan. 6
Nashville, TN Jan. 13
Chicago, IL Jan. 14
New York, NY Jan. 15
Tampa, FL Jan. 20
Atlanta, GA Jan. 20
Plano, TX  Jan. 21
Salt Lake City, UT Jan. 21
Denver, CO Jan. 27
Palm Beach Gardens, FL Feb. 3
Santa Fe, NM Feb. 4
Washington, DC Feb. 4
Seattle, WA Feb. 4
Charlotte, NC Feb. 11
San Francisco, CA Feb. 11
Video Audition Until Feb. 16


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NOTE: Register for the Discovery Project first - get a coupon code for $15 off the audition at the same city. Locations: Jacksonville, Nashville, Palm Beach Gardens, San Francisco (January) and Tampa.

Photo credits: Kieshalia Stephens

 Alonzo King LINES Ballet 2018 Discovery Project

This program is designed to diversify the scope of LINES Ballet’s impact on young artists and communities nationwide. We collaborate with host schools and fellow dance educators across the country to provide intermediate to pre-professional dancers ages 11 - 25 with four-day intensive workshops conducted by LINES Ballet faculty members.

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NOTE: Summer Program auditions are held at these locations. Receive a coupon code for $15 off the audition when you register for Discovery Project. (Register for audition separately-scroll up for details.)

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City Dates
San Francisco, CA   Jan. 4-7
Jacksonville, FL Jan. 4-7
Nashville, TN Jan. 11-14
Tampa, FL Jan. 18-21
Palm Beach Gardens, FL Feb 1-4

Alonzo King LINES Ballet 
26 7th Street 
San Francisco, CA 94013 
Office: 415-863-3040 x 248 



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2018 Summer Session National Audition Tour

Program 1 for Intermediate Students: June 18- July 6, 2018

Program 2 for Advanced Students: July 10- August 4, 2018

National Audition Tour for Ages 14-18. Students ages 12-13 may audition in person in San Francisco only.

Atlanta, GA - Jan 18

Boca Raton, FL - Jan 19

Boston, MA - Jan 14

Charlotte, NC - Jan 21

Chicago, IL - Jan 5

Indianapolis, IN - Jan 6

Irvine, CA - Jan 21

New York, NY - Jan 15

San Francisco, CA - Jan 14, Feb 3

Santa Monica, CA - Jan 20

Seattle, WA - Jan 7

Washington, DC - Jan 12

Register online for a guaranteed spot in your preferred audition.

Can't travel to an in-person audition? Online video auditions will be accepted January 5- February 3, 2018 for students ages 12-18.

San Francisco Ballet School
Chris Hellman Center for Dance
455 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Photo Credits
San Francisco Ballet Students // © Erik Tomasson.


Company Member Auditions

Company Name: Verb Ballets 

Audition Date: Ongoing 

Audition Time: By appointment 

Location Street Address: 3445 Warrensville Center Road 

Location City, State Zip: Shaker Heights, OH 44122 


Currently seeking one male dancer for 2018-19 Season. Applications for the Trainee Program are ongoing.  

Verb Ballets is a contemporary ballet company located in Shaker Heights, Ohio (just minutes from downtown Cleveland, Ohio). Verb Ballets presents dynamic programming through bold artistry, unique styles and technical excellence that captivates a broad audience. Verb Ballets is seeking dancers for annual 10-11 month contracts that include fringe benefits and a one-week paid vacation. Relocation assistance is available. Must have a strong background in ballet and contemporary technique. Submission must include headshot, resume and a YouTube or Vimeo link showing dancer's abilities. Submissions accepted December 2017 - March 2018 and will be kept on file. Pay will be commensurate with experience. More information available at

Trainee Auditions 

Company Name: Verb Ballets 

Audition Date: Ongoing 

Audition Time: By appointment 

Location Street Address: 3445 Warrensville Center Road 

Location City, State Zip: Shaker Heights, OH 44122 


Verb Ballets' Trainee Program is geared for students ages 16 and older who are preparing for a professional dance career.

The Trainee Program seeks to develop young aspiring professional dancers into professional dancers through a carefully and individualized study plan. Trainees participate in company classes and rehearsals while having the opportunity to perform with Ballets during the season and work with guest choreographers. Trainees also work with the company dancers in educational and community outreach activities throughout the year. The personal attention and guidance provided by Producing Artistic Director and Associate Director help to prepare and guide each student for their dance future. Trainees who are invited back for a second year and complete two consecutive years of study in this program will receive a certificate of training upon completion of their second year. This is a tuition based year-round program for a maximum of two years. Students are selected to participate in the Trainee Program by audition. Submission must include headshot, resume and a YouTube or Vimeo link showing dancers abilities prior to audition invitation. Must a strong background in ballet technique. Ongoing submissions accepted. More information available at  



Modern Contemporary

Open Casting Calls

Submit an Audition Announcement

All announcements will appear in the Member e-newsletter, which is published quarterly and will then be posted to the website the following week. All announcements must be received no later than the 10th day of the month in which the announcement should be posted. All postings will remain online for a month unless otherwise specified. Please note that postings exceeding the 400 word limit will be edited.

Postings are FREE for IABD members and $100 per listing, per month for non-members. Non-members will be invoiced for the posting fee. Not a member? Become a member today to take advantage of this benefit and many others!

Please submit the following information to the chairperson:

For Audition Announcements:                        Example:
Company Name XYZ Dance Company
Audition Date Monday, December 1, 2010
Audition Time 5-8pm
Audition Location XYZ Dance Studio
Location Street Address 789 149th St.
Location City, State Zip New York, NY 10012


Description of 400 words or less, including how to reserve an audition slot and link to more information (if applicable)