Note: Dancers who plan to audition for Ballet Fantastique in one of our audition cities are encouraged to preregister in advance of their audition. While preregistration is not required, it is strongly recommended and there are a few benefits for those who do preregister, including: A discounted audition fee and priority check-in.
Dancers age 13 and up are invited to audition for Ballet Fantastique's 2017 Summer Intensive, Apprenticeships, and 17-18 Company professional dancer contracts.
Dancers under the age of 12, please contact us to schedule an alternate audition.
|Seattle, WA||Pacific Northwest Ballet, 301 Mercer St
|Sat, 3/18/17||Registration: 3:30-4 pm; Audition: 4-6 pm||
$20 at door; $15 with pre-registration click here to pre-register now
|Portland, OR||Northwest Dance Project, 211 NE 10th Ave, Portland, OR||Sun, 3/19/17||Registration: 1:30-2 pm; Audition: 2-4 pm|
|San Francisco, CA||Alonzo Kings Lines Ballet, 26 7th Street #5, San Francisco, CA||Sun, 3/26/17||Registration: 1:30-2 pm; Audition: 2-4 pm|
The Academy of Ballet Fantastique seeks serious dancers who demonstrate great passion, along with focus and stamina. Our experienced, friendly instructors will take the time to meet with you personally to assess your personal background and goals for dance, and then to tailor the best training plan and class fit for you!
The Academy of Ballet Fantastique accepts Professional Training Division dancers year round for our School Year Program and each spring for our. Placement is determined by . After your trial class, we'll take the time to personally meet with you to discuss your background and goals. We can't wait to work with you!
Pleaseto schedule your dancer's personal interview at the Academy of Ballet Fantastique, or send a DVD audition (see below).
In recruiting dancers, we look for:
Please bring your completed Ballet Fantastique Audition Form with you to your Placement Class (you may also complete the form at the studio). The fee for the Audition Placement Class is $15 and is non-refundable. (Upon enrollment, this fee will be applied towards your annual Registration Fee.) After the audition class, Artistic Director Donna Marisa Bontrager or the Ballet Fantastique instructor will take time to meet with you (and parents, if you wish) in a registration interview, learning about your experiences and goals with dance. This informal meeting provides an opportunity to talk about the best training match and a chance for you to get to know us and ask questions, and sets the basis for the strong dancer-parent-coach relationship that Academy of Ballet Fantastique is known for.
to schedule your audition–we can't wait to meet you!
Out-of-area applicants seeking placement in Ballet Andante or higher levels of our Professional Training Program should mail thealong with a full body photo of the dancer in 1st position en face (dancers with no prior ballet experience should contact us for further instructions, and we'll be happy to help!).
Dancers auditioning for Ballet Bravo and more Advanced levels of our Professional Training Program should mail the Academy of Ballet Fantastique Audition Form (above), the $15 DVD Audition Fee, and a 20-minute DVD that includes:
As always, please feel free tofor more information. We look forward to helping you to reach your goals as a dancer!