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Auditions for season 2022–2023

The audition period  for The Finnish National Ballet has finished and we do not have any more contracts available for season 2022-2023.

We are currently unable to accept audition applications.

The audition application period for season 2023-2024 will be announced on this website in December 2022.

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.