Photo Credit: Stan Waldhauser

Ray Terrill Dance Group is currently mobilizing for presenting the upcoming 22nd Annual Dances at the Lake Festival – occurring at the Lake Harriet Rose Garden in Minneapolis. The two free, open to the public concerts will be presented on July 19 and 20, 2024, 7:00pm.

Professional individual artists, adult and youth companies are encouraged to submit a proposal for consideration. All forms of dance welcome. Work must be inclusive and family friendly. These outdoor performances are performed on grass. Dances should be seven minutes or less. Each performing group receives a $350 honorarium.

Submit your proposal via email to by Sunday, March 17.

Please include:

  • Link to dance company website or individual artist bio
  • Description of planned dance, including length
  • Number of artists involved
  • Link to sample video of work – preferably of the dance to be performed

Location Info

Lyndale Park Gardens
4124 Roseway Road
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55409

Contact Info

Ray Terrill
Deadline: March 17, 2024
a female dancer in a black leotard and pointe shoes performs a large split jump

Twin Cities Ballet is seeking Soloist and Principal level dancers for our 2024/25 season. This is a competitive salaried position with a 35-week season. Strong classical ballet, partnering, and contemporary skills required. You must be eligible to work in the United States.

We also have opportunities for unpaid adult apprenticeship and student trainee positions for both male and female dancers.

Please submit the following audition materials by email to, and we will contact you after we have reviewed your audition materials to schedule an in-person or virtual audition.

  • Your resumé.
  • Two photos: First arabesque and a headshot showing at least 3/4 face. Either attach small format photos or provide a link.
  • Video link showing classwork or performance clips, clearly demonstrating your classical ballet technique.

Location Info

Twin Cities Ballet
16368 Kenrick Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044

Contact Info

Denise or Rick Vogt
Deadline: March 31, 2024

Minnesota Ballet Theatre is hiring Male and Female dancers with strong classical technique for Company Trainee and Apprentice positions for the 2024/2025 Season.

The season runs from September 2024 to May 2025.

Classes and rehearsals usually occur Monday through Thursday from 9:30am-2:00pm (schedule subject to change), with additional classes and rehearsals on Saturdays and Sundays before performances.

To be considered for Company positions, please submit your resume/CV and video link to: Videos should include a classical variation (en pointe for women). Latest performance video is preferred if possible.

Location Info

Minnesota Ballet Theatre
14675 Martin Drive
Ste 400
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Contact Info

Kirill Bak-Stepanoff
Deadline: February 28, 2024

In need of masculine dancers for a piece exploring what masculinity means. Small show meant for exposure and formation of a collaborative group of artists.

Rehearsals are on Monday mornings, starting March 18. Warm-up classes are in Graham Modern, but knowledge of that technique is not required.

Preferably someone enthusiastic about choreography, flexible in the rehearsal process, and with a minimum of 3 years of training in modern or contemporary techniques. Must have a willingness to show up and work hard consistently. Performance experience not required.

Application Form.

For more details about the project, contact Gillian Wheaton at or 651-724-1044.

Contact Info

Gillian Wheaton
Deadline: February 28, 2024