Auditions for The Dallas Conservatory (TDC), Dallas Youth Ballet (DYB), TDC’s Preparatory and Mini Dance Companies, TDC’s International Summer Dance Intensive and Direct From Broadway Musical Theater Intensive are held several times annually. Please see below for upcoming Audition dates.

These auditions are required for acceptance to:

1) International Summer Dance Intensive, Beginning through Advanced levels (June and Aug 2018). Six levels total. Intensive Details »

2) “Direct From Broadway!” Musical Theatre Intensive and summer-long Broadway Camps, Beginning through Advanced levels (July 31-Aug 4).  Intensive Details »

They will also serve as an audition for:

3) TDC Year-Round Pre-Professional Training Program (part-time, or full-time with academics). Learn More »

January 7 | February 11 | March 18 | April 22 | May 6

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm | Dancers ages 8 – 10

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Dancers ages 11 – 13

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Dancers ages 14 – 18

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm | Singers + Actors ages 8 – 18

Bring headshot, resume, audition fee of $35 (CC or check to The Dallas Conservatory). Pre-register by writing to [email protected]. 


Dancers: Wear ballet attire with transitional tights and bring pointe, jazz, contemporary and tap shoes if applicable. You may also present up to 2 songs and 2 monologues later in the day, at the singer/actor call.

Singers: Wear attire you can move in. You may present up to 2 monologues and 2 songs, though you may be cut off at 16 bars or one minute depending on time constraints. An accompanist will be provided.  Please bring sheet music.  You may also bring a track, though sheet music is preferred.

If unable to attend auditions, please inquire for a personal placement appointment, or follow digital audition instructions below.

We invite you to submit a DVD or YouTube link of 5-10 minutes including:
Dancers 8-18:

  • barre work taken from the front and side (pliés, tendu, ronde jambe, développé);
  • center (adagio, petit and grand allegro with grand allegro including pirouettes), and
  • a solo if you have one in classical, jazz and/or contemporary
  • scales/vocalizing showing full range (30 seconds)
  • 1 song of your choice (32 bars only)
  • 1 60-second monologue
  • you may include a video link to any performance footage you have, or sing another song, 32 bars.
  • a 30-60 second dance to a musical theatre song (can be improvised)
    YouTube Submission: You may transfer audition material to a private YouTube link and send with digital resume and headshot to [email protected] Subject Title: (Name) TDC Summer 2018 Audition.

DVD Submission: Send with resume and headshot to The Dallas Conservatory, Attn: Director, 7979 Inwood Road Suite 201, Dallas TX 75209

To be certain your digital submission was received; please follow up by writing an email to [email protected] one week after sending to request status.

Learn more about The Dallas Conservatory here.

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