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Auditions for season 2019–2020

The Finnish National Ballet
Artistic Director Ms. Madeleine Onne

Auditions for season 2019–2020

Sunday 17th of February 2019 in Amsterdam
Saturday 23rd of February 2019 in Helsinki
Sunday 10th of March 2019 in New York

The Finnish National Ballet is looking for:

EXPERIENCED FEMALE/MALE DANCERS AND YOUNG DANCERS FOR THE YOUTH COMPANY
WITH EXCELLENT TECHNIQUE IN CLASSICAL BALLET AND IN CONTEMPORARY DANCE

Audition by invitation only.

Please send your application as follows;

amsterdamaudition.finnishnationalballet@opera.fi
helsinkiaudition.finnishnationalballet@opera.fi
newyorkaudition.finnishnationalballet@opera.fi

If you are applying for the Youth Company please mention Youth Company in the subject line.

Accepted applicants will be contacted with further details.

Venues:

Chasse Dance Studios, Amsterdam
Finnish National Opera and Ballet, Helsinki
Alvin Ailey Studios, New York

International Audition Pre-Selection Guidelines

An applicant is required to submit the following material:

A video with no introduction or fancy editing, consisting of the following performed in leotard and tights for women and tight fitting dance attire for men:

  • a short classical variation drawn from the standard repertoire, danced in pointe shoes by female dancers
  • a short contemporary variation that illustrates the applicant’s command of a range of movement, different from that demonstrated in the classical variation
  • 3–5 minutes barre work, incorporating both sides, danced in soft shoes by male applicants and pointe shoes by female applicants
  • 3–5 minutes of centre work that includes adagio, pirouettes, petit and grand allegro, danced in pointe shoes by female applicants

CV
a head shot
2–3 dance photos that reveal the dancer’s body proportion and line

Applications to be sent by January 14th 2019 in Amsterdam and Helsinki auditions, by January 30th in New York audition, to

amsterdamaudition.finnishnationalballet@opera.fi
helsinkiaudition.finnishnationalballet@opera.fi
newyorkaudition.finnishnationalballet@opera.fi

If you are applying for the Youth Company please mention Youth Company in the subject line.