2024 School of Dance Video Auditions

2024 Video Auditions

You may submit a Video Audition for consideration for Summer and School Year Training Programs.

VIDEO AUDITION SUBMISSION DEADLINES

For Summer Programs

Junior & Summer Intensive - EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2024

ChoreoLab - EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2024

For Year-round Program

Pa'lante Professional Program - EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2024

FEE

There is a $20 audition registration fee to submit a video audition.

REGISTRATION PROCESS

Step One: Register on our Mindbody Portal

If you are new to Ballet Hispánico:

  • Create a Mindbody account here.

  • Account should be created with the auditionee's name and birthdate.

  • Click on AUDITION and select CLASS SCHEDULE DATE MAY 4, 2024 to select the VIDEO AUDITION option.

  • Pay the non-refundable $20 audition fee.

If you are a Ballet Hispánico student or have auditioned before:

Step Two: Fill out our Audition Materials Submission Form

PREPARING YOUR VIDEO AUDITION

The video should not be longer than 5 minutes in length and portray the student in practices clothes and with the exercises included below. Any videos that are longer than 5 minutes will not be considered.

WHAT TO INCLUDE IN YOUR VIDEO AUDITION

FOR SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAMS


JUNIOR SUMMER INTENSIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ballet Barre: Battement tendus, dégagés, adagio, grand battements.

  • Center: Pirouettes across the floor. Petite and grand allegro.

  • Pointe (if on pointe): Échappés and passé relevés. Pirouettes and pique turns (both optional)

  • Contemporary: Floor work. Across the floor. Improvisation.

SUMMER INTENSIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ballet Barre: Battement tendus, dégagés, adagio, grand battements.

  • Center: Pirouettes across the floor. Petite and grand allegro.
  • Pointe (if on pointe): Échappés and passé relevés. Pirouette combination with en dehors and en dedans pirouettes. Pique turns, fouettés, or grand pirouettes.
  • Contemporary: Floor work. Across the floor. Improvisation.

CHOREOLAB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ballet Barre: Battement tendus, dégagés, adagio, grand battements.

  • Center: Pirouettes across the floor. Petite and grand allegro.

  • Pointe (optional if on pointe): Échappés and passé relevés. Pirouette combination with en dehors and en dedans pirouettes. Piqué turns, fouettés, or grand pirouettes.
  • Contemporary: Floor work. Across the floor. Improvisation. Partner work (optional).

FOR ACADEMIC YEAR TRAINING PROGRAMS


LA ACADEMIA: PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM:

  • Ballet Barre: Battement tendus, dégagés, adagio, grand battements.
  • Center: Pirouettes across the floor. Petite and grand allegro.
  • Pointe (if on pointe): Échappés and passé relevés. Pirouettes and pique turns.
  • Contemporary: Floor work. Across the floor. Improvisation.

PA'LANTE PROGRAM: PROFESSIONAL STUDIES DIVISION:

  • Visit this link to view all video audition requirements as well as Ballet Hispánico repertory videos.

OTHER VIDEO REQUIREMENTS

Shoot your video in landscape orientation (horizontal, not vertical) so your entire body is be visible and brightly lit.

At the beginning of your video, include a brief intro stating your name and age. IMPORTANT! Name your video files as indicated below under "Naming Conventions" so we are able to notify you of your acceptance status. Improperly named files will make it impossible for us to identify you.

Naming Conventions for your Audition Video

We must be able to identify you so we can notify you of your audition result. Please name your video files as follows so we can easily identify you when reviewing your audition. Incorrectly named files will cause delays.

  • "Last name, first name - Video Audition"
  • "Last name, first name - Tendu photo"
  • "Last name, first name - Arabesque photo"

Ballet Hispánico is an accredited institutional member of the:

National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Ste. 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248 | (703) 437-0700

Questions?/¿Preguntas?

Contact the School of Dance Office at [email protected]

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