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ABT Studio Company Auditions

2018-2019 Season

To audition for ABT Studio Company, you must be between the ages of 16-20 years old and have reached an advanced level of ballet training. Space in ABT Studio Company is extremely limited. Video auditions are accepted year-round.

Open Auditions

Open Auditions for the 2018-2019 season will take place during the ABT Summer Intensive National Audition Tour in New York (January 7 or February 4) and San Francisco (January 21). Dancers who wish to audition for the ABT Studio Company should attend the audition for their age group on these dates.  Please see the National Audition Tour page for more information.
Dress Code for Open Auditions
Girls: full-length pink tights and black leotards with ballet slippers and pointe shoes
Boys: white t-shirt or leotard, full-length black tights and ballet slippers.

No legwarmers, skirts or loose fitting clothing.

Registration will begin one hour prior to the class for your age group. Please bring a resume (including height and date of birth), a headshot and a photo in first arabesque.

For more information, please email abtstudiocompany@abt.org.

Video Auditions

Video Auditions (10 minute maximum) are accepted year-round.
To apply by video:

  1. Video auditions must be submitted via the Accept'd portal.

  2. An audition fee of $35 will be required to complete your video audition (credit card only).

  3. Please click here to view video guidelines prior to submission. You will be required to upload a video of classwork (variations optional), a full body photo in first arabesque, a resume, and a headshot.

  4. You will be notified of your auditions results via the email address that you supply on the Accept'd platform.

Click here to submit a video audition for ABT Studio Company.

Please note that variations and performance footage are not required for video auditions.

Dancers may be invited to attend an audition in New York with ABT Studio Company following receipt of video audition materials.

For additional ABT Studio Company audition inquiries please contact Claire Florian, ABT Studio Company Manager, 212-477-3030 ext. 1172 or abtstudiocompany@abt.org.