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Auditions for season 2022–2023

The Finnish National Ballet is looking for:

EXPERIENCED FEMALE AND MALE DANCERS
WITH EXCELLENT TECHNIQUE IN BOTH CLASSICAL BALLET AND IN CONTEMPORARY DANCE
and
DANCERS TO THE YOUTH COMPANY (age 18 to 22)

Audition by invitation only.

Auditions take place in Amsterdam on Sunday 20th of March 2022 and possibly in NY at a later point.

Please send your application via online form no later than 5th of February 2022.

Accepted applicants will be contacted with further details.

Apply here.

International Audition Pre-Selection Guidelines

An applicant is required to submit the following material:

A video with no introduction or 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 center work that includes adagio, pirouettes, petit and grand allegro, danced in pointe shoes by female applicants. Male dancer’s grand allegro should include Saut de Basque and Double Tour en l’air.

CV including a head shot, 1 arabesque photo and 2–3 dance photos that reveal the dancer’s body proportions and lines.

If you are applying for the Youth Company (age 18–22), please select the option in the application form.