Auditions

2019 AUDITION DATES:

  • February 10 (Dallas)
  • February 17 (San Francisco) 
  • February 24 (New York City)
  • March 3 (Austin) 
  • March 17 (Houston) 
  • March 24 (Lubbock)
  • April 7 (Dallas)
  • May 5 (Dallas)
Register for February 17 (San Francisco) Audition

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4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Ages 11-15
6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. | Ages 8-10
7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Ages 16-26

Registration begins at 4:30 p.m.

Location:
San Francisco Ballet
455 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Register for February 24 (New York City) Audition

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3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Ages 8-11
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Ages 12-26

Registration begins at 3:00 p.m.

Location:
STEPS on Broadway
2121 Broadway @ 74th Street
New York City, NY 10023

Register for March 3 (Austin) Audition

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4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Ages 8-11
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Ages 12-26
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Ages 8-18 Singers + Actors

Registration begins at 4:00 p.m.

Location:
Ballet Austin
501 West 3rd Street
Austin, Texas 78701

Register for March 17 (Houston) Audition

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4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Ages 8-11
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Ages 12-26
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Ages 8-18 Singers + Actors

Registration begins at 4:00 p.m.

Location:
Houston Ballet Center
601 Preston Street
Houston, Texas 77002

Parking:
LAZ parking lot located at 401 Franklin.  Cash and credit cards accepted.

Register for March 24 (Lubbock) Audition

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1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Ages 8-11
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Ages 11-13
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Ages 14+
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Ages 8-18 Singers + Actors

Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.

Location:
Ballet Lubbock
5702 GENOA AVENUE
LUBBOCK, TX 79424

Audition age as of June 1, 2019.

These auditions are required for acceptance to:

1) International Summer Dance Intensive, Beginning through Advanced levels (June 3-15, 2019 and/or Aug 5-16, 2019). Seven levels total. Intensive Details »

2) Direct From Broadway! Musical Theatre Intensive (July 22-Aug 2, 2019) and summer-long Broadway Camps, Beginning through Advanced levels.  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 »

If unable to attend auditions, please inquire for a personal placement appointment, by writing info@TheDallasConservatory.org or follow digital audition instructions below. 

For more info about Summer Intensives Intensive Details »

WHAT TO PREPARE:

Dancers: Wear black leotard, pink transition tights, ballet shoes, and a ballet bun. 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.

Please bring a headshot and resume if available.


DIGITAL AUDITIONS
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, rond de jambe, développé)
  • center work (adagio, petit and grand allegro with grand allegro including pirouettes)
  • pointe work if applicable (two combinations of your choice)
  • a solo if you have one in classical, jazz and/or contemporary

Singer/Actors 8-18:

  • 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 info@TheDallasConservatory.org. Subject Title: (Name) TDC Summer 2019 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 info@thedallasconservatory.org one week after sending to request status.

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