SUMMER PROGRAM

How to Audition

AUDITION PROCESS


2023 SUMMER PROGRAM AUDITION SEASON OPENS NOVEMBER 1!

Three ways to audition:
– Attend Live Auditions or Workshops in select cities
– Attend virtual (ON)LINES Workshops
– Submit a video audition

CONTACT

Karah M. Abiog
Director

Linda Lam
Operations Manager

summer-program@linesballet.org

IN-PERSON AUDITIONS & WORKSHOPS

 

AUDITIONS

 


Auditions | Age-eligible dancers may choose to be considered for Summer Program, Training Program and/or LINES BFA at Dominican University.

Chicago

January 14
Ages 11-16 | 3-5:30pm
Ages 17-25 | 6-8:30pm
Register

New York

January 16
Last Name A-M | 10:30am-1pm
Last Name L-Z | 1:30-4pm
Register

Los Angeles

January 21
Ages 11-16 | 3-5:30pm
Ages 17-25 | 6-8:30pm
Register

Portland

February 4
Ages 11-25 | 2-4:30pm
Register

WORKSHOPS

 

LifeLINES | San Francisco

December 17-20
Times | Sat – 12pm-5pm | Sun, Mon & Tue – 10am-5pm
Ages | 16-35
Register
May use workshop as an audition for Summer (Pre-Professional) and Training Programs

LINES Day | San Francisco

January 8
Time | 10am-4:00pm
Ages | 11-25
Register
May use workshop as an audition for Summer and Training Programs

LINES Day | Baltimore (Towson University)

January 22
Time | 10am-4:00pm
Ages | 11-25
Register
May use workshop as an audition for Summer Programs

IMMERSIVE WEEKEND | San Francisco

March 18 & 19
Times | 11am-5pm
Ages | 17-25
Register
May use workshop as an audition for Summer (Pre-Professional) and Training Programs

LINES Exploration Lab | Birmingham, AL

March 23 & 24
Times | Fri – 4-9pm | Sat – 11am-5pm
Ages | 16-60
Register
May use workshop as an audition for Summer Programs

 

VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS

(ON)LINES VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
Date | February 25
Time | 10am-4pm
Time Zone | Pacific Time Zone
Ages | 11-25
Register

May use as an audition for Summer and/or Training Program, or take as a stand-alone workshop.

 

 

Video Audition

 

Audition footage should be no longer than 8 minutes in length. The intention is to show technical clarity, placement and understanding. Please include:

  • Barre work | 1 side only
  • Center adagio
  • Pirouettes
  • Petite & Grande Allegro
  • Solo | 1 – 2 minutes of contemporary or improvisation highlighting your movement quality and artistic choices.

Submission Deadline
Advanced Program | March 31, 2023
Junior & Pre-Professional Programs | April 15, 2023
Register

REQUIRED MATERIALS

  • Headshot | No larger than 5 MB
  • Dance Resume | Training, School, Performance History
  • Letter of Intent | Describing your artistic goals
  • Video Link for all dancers* | 1-2 minutes of contemporary or improvisational movement

* If auditioning by video, you must also submit a ballet barre segment.
Make sure all videos are set to public so we can view them.

AUDITION & WORKSHOP FEES

  • In-person Auditions | $35 ($45 day of)
  • In-person LINES DAYS | $50
  • (ON)LINES DAYS | $50
  • Video Audition | $50

By credit card only. No refunds given. Dancers may request a transfer to another audition session.

Unsure about how to prepare for a virtual audition class?

In a recent LINESConnected blog article, we asked three of our faculty members – Karah Abiog, Keelan Whitmore, and LeeWei Chao – to share their top tips for approaching virtual auditions.

Read the Article

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