Dance with TCB: Seeking Apprentice and Company Dancers for Next Season

Twin Cities Ballet has an open company position for a male/male-identifying dancer. Soloist and Principal level, competitive salaried position, 34-week season. Strong classical ballet, partnering, and contemporary skills required. You must be eligible to work in the United States. 

We also have limited openings for unpaid apprenticeships and student trainee positions for both male and female dancers. 

Please submit the following audition materials by email to auditions@TwinCitiesBallet.org and info@TwinCitiesBallet.org. 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.

About Us
Twin Cities Ballet (TCB) is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit professional dance company that creates original full-length and shorter story ballets, a rare and nearly lost art, as well as more abstract contemporary ballet-based works. An emerging gem in the Twin Cities, TCB has carefully built a financially solid and growing organization that is making its mark both regionally and nationally through its creative and innovative artistic endeavors. Our mission is to connect and enrich communities by making ballet approachable, relatable, and fun, through professional and original productions and educational outreach.

TCB prohibits discrimination against any employee, applicant for employment, or patron because of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Audition for Ballet Royale’s Pre-Professional Program

Ballet Royale’s new Pre-Professional Program provides students with an even more rigorous and demanding training schedule, designed and created for students striving towards a professional or post-secondary dance career. Building on the ongoing success of Ballet Royale’s elite Professional Division program, the Pre-Professional program expands these opportunities to students of all ages—not just the highest levels.

Ballet Royale’s Professional Division is an elite day training program that provides a comprehensive advanced course of study for advanced, talented, and ambitious students. Students accepted in this program have demonstrated commitment and dedication, are at the highest technical and artistic level, and are approaching and preparing for a post-secondary or professional career. Select Professional Division students may be invited to dance as Student Trainees with the professional ballet company, Twin Cities Ballet.

Admission and acceptance into the Pre-Professional Program & Professional Division is by audition and invitation only. Auditions are Saturday, August 20, 2022:

Pre-Professional Program and Professional Division Audition
12:30-2:00pm
for ages 11-21, with pointe

Pre-Professional Program Audition
2:15-3:45pm
for ages 7-13, no pointe

Pre-registration and a completed audition waiver is required.

Heart of Dance Call for Teaching Artists

Heart of Dance is currently accepting Fall 2022 Teaching Artists applications for Dancing Classrooms and Dance for Life residencies in the Twin Cities and Rochester areas. To learn more about our programs with youth and senior adults, please visit our website: www.heartofdancemn.org

Ideal Teaching Artists are those who:

  • Have experience working with children and adults
  • Possess a good sense of humor, rhythm, and ample patience
  • Can command a classroom and will work in a team
  • Want to build social awareness, confidence, and self-esteem in children, and help seniors build and maintain physical and cognitive abilities through partner dance
  • Respond to emails/calls within 24-48 hours
  • Have reliable transportation

Teaching Artist pay starts at $25-30 per class. Staff meetings and events are paid at $15 per hour.

To apply, please visit our website: www.heartofdancemn.org/careers

Seeking Dance Instructors for New SE MN Studio

The Studio is opening Fall 2022!  We are seeking experienced dance instructors to launch sessions this fall. Competitive pay!

As a part of The Studio team, you will inspire, elevate, and prepare young dancers for the stage.

If this is you, let’s connect. Email us at info@thestudiomn.com or text/call 507.251.1333 to inquire.

Twin Cities Ballet: Openings for 2022/23 Season

Twin Cities Ballet has an open company position for a male/male-identifying dancer. Soloist and Principal level, competitive salaried position, 34-week season. Strong classical ballet, partnering, and contemporary skills required. You must be eligible to work in the United States. 

We also have limited openings for unpaid apprenticeships and student trainee positions for both male and female dancers. 

Please submit the following audition materials by email to auditions@TwinCitiesBallet.org and info@TwinCitiesBallet.org. 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.

About Us
Twin Cities Ballet (TCB) is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit professional dance company that creates original full-length and shorter story ballets, a rare and nearly lost art, as well as more abstract contemporary ballet-based works. An emerging gem in the Twin Cities, TCB has carefully built a financially solid and growing organization that is making its mark both regionally and nationally through its creative and innovative artistic endeavors. Our mission is to connect and enrich communities by making ballet approachable, relatable, and fun, through professional and original productions and educational outreach.

TCB prohibits discrimination against any employee, applicant for employment, or patron because of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Interim School Manager Wanted at Ballet Co.Laboratory

Ballet Co.Laboratory is currently seeking an Interim School Manager for The School of Ballet Co.Laboratory.

This leadership position will work in conjunction with Ballet Co.Laboratory’s Artistic and Managing Directors to lead the artistic and administrative duties for the School. The Interim School Manager will curate curriculum, manage school staffing/scheduling, build enrollment, oversee student involvement in productions, and serve as the lead communicator for all school activities. This position also works alongside the Performance Ensemble Director and Outreach Manager to create community engagement performances. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Zoé Henrot, Artistic Director, at zhenrot@balletcolaboratory.org.

The position description and further details can be found at: balletcolaboratory.org/interim-school-manager-position.

Collide Theatrical Seek Male-Identified Dancer

Collide Theatrical is looking to cast a male-identifying dancer for a 20-25 week contract starting August 15, 2022.

Competitive pay!

Please submit a two-minute video highlighting theatrical jazz technique and two-minute video of ballet adagio. Strong acting skills needed.

For more information please view www.collidetheatrical.org and/or contact us at casting@collidetheatrical.org.

Collide Theatrical believes in a culture of inclusion, diversity, equity, access, and artistic excellence. Collide strongly encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender and non-binary candidates and other individuals from identities historically underrepresented in dance. Collide does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or veteran status in employment.

TCB: Openings for a Male Company Dancer, Apprentices, and Trainees

Twin Cities Ballet has an open company position for a male/male-identifying dancer. Soloist and Principal level, competitive salaried position, 34-week season. Strong classical ballet, partnering, and contemporary skills required. You must be eligible to work in the United States. 

We also have limited openings for unpaid apprenticeships and student trainee positions for both male and female dancers. 

Please submit the following audition materials by email to info@TwinCitiesBallet.org and auditions@TwinCitiesBallet.org. We will contact you after we have reviewed your audition materials to schedule an in-person or virtual audition:

  • Your resumé.
  • Two photos: 1) First arabesque and 2) 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.

About TCB
Twin Cities Ballet is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit professional dance company that creates original full-length and shorter story ballets, a rare and nearly lost art, as well as more abstract contemporary ballet-based works. An emerging gem in the Twin Cities, TCB has carefully built a financially solid and growing organization that is making its mark both regionally and nationally through its creative and innovative artistic endeavors. Our mission is to connect and enrich communities by making ballet approachable, relatable, and fun, through professional and original productions and educational outreach.

TCB prohibits discrimination against any employee, applicant for employment, or patron because of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Audition for Alternative Motion Project

Alternative Motion Project is holding open auditions on Friday, June 10 from 10:00am-1:00pm!
Register for the audition by June 9 to be considered.
Rehearsals will begin as early as July.

Bring with you:

  • Your schedule/availability
  • Knee pads (recommended)
  • Masks will be required regardless of vaccination status.

AMP is looking for dynamic and expressive movers for projects as part of our upcoming 2022-23 season. We are seeking passionate, authentic, and curious movers who want to work collaboratively, immerse and challenge themselves with a wide range of material, and continue their artistic development through working with a variety of artists. If this is you, come “Move BIG” with AMP!

Ideal candidates to join our community of artists should have a strong sense of your individual/unique movement point of view and possess an inquisitive and investigative nature rooted in community-building. All genders, races, and ethnicities are welcome and encouraged to audition. Movers selected as Company Members will be independent contractors. Stipends will be contracted based on the amount of time and involvement within each project and performance. Benefits also include free weekly movement practice, when offered.

Alternative Motion Project serves as a catalyst to empower and connect individuals and communities through the art of contemporary dance. AMP presents accessible, compelling, and collaborative dance experiences through performance + education programs.

Registration by June 9 required to audition. Send any questions to alternativemotionproject@gmail.com. To interact with and learn more about the AMP community, we encourage you to attend (either in part or fully) AMPLIFIED 2022 – AMP’s Summer Workshop.

Video Submissions
Video submissions will be accepted if you cannot attend. Video clips should include both performance and improvisational movement. Please submit a Vimeo link no longer than 5 minutes by 11:59pm on Thursday, June 9 through the Registration Form. Submissions received after this deadline may not be considered. Those who submit video auditions, please regularly check your email for a schedule availability survey.
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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Interim School Manager Wanted at Ballet Co.Laboratory

Ballet Co.Laboratory is currently seeking an Interim School Manager for The School of Ballet Co.Laboratory.

This leadership position will work in conjunction with Ballet Co.Laboratory’s Artistic and Managing Directors to lead the artistic and administrative duties for the School. The Interim School Manager will curate curriculum, manage school staffing/scheduling, build enrollment, oversee student involvement in productions, and serve as the lead communicator for all school activities. This position also works alongside the Performance Ensemble Director and Outreach Manager to create community engagement performances. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Zoé Henrot, Artistic Director, at zhenrot@balletcolaboratory.org. The deadline to apply is Friday, June 10. 

The position description and further details can be found at: balletcolaboratory.org/interim-school-manager-position