Audition

How to Audition

Alonzo King LINES Ballet | Training Program

THE 2021 AUDITION SEASON IS NOW CLOSED

Register and audition for a transformative 2 years immersed in artistic investigation, technical growth and personal discovery! Acceptance is by audition only. Candidates must be 17 years of age at the time of the audition in order to be considered. Candidates must complete their high school degree or equivalent prior to entering the program.

CONTACT

Karah M. Abiog, Director
Katie Roy, Coordinator

training-program@linesballet.org
 
(415) 863-3040 x 244


 

Video Audition

Video auditions are accepted on a rolling basis until May 21, 2021. We understand the challenges of creating a video in an unconventional space. Please safely execute what you can. The intention is to show technical clarity, placement and understanding. Audition footage should be no longer than 8 minutes in length and must include 5-6 minutes of a ballet barre with minimal center work and 1-2 minutes of a contemporary/improvisation solo.

  • Barre work | 1 Side Only
  • Center adagio
  • Pirouettes | if possible
  • Solo | 1-2 minutes of contemporary and/or improvisational movement highlighting your personal movement quality.

Pricing: $50. By credit card only. No refunds given.

**If you experience any technical difficulties with our ACTIVE registration system, please contact us immediately at katie.roy@linesballet.org or 415.863.3040 x 244**
Registration CLOSED


 

INDIVIDUALLY SCHEDULED VIRTUAL AUDITION

Schedule a virtual audition class with one of our esteemed faculty members. Morning classes will be taken alongside our very own Training Program students. The Saturday afternoon audition is a ballet class with our Teens Program. All classes are adjudicated by our Summer and Training Program Director.

  • Classes available on Tuesday, Thursday or Friday mornings AND Tuesday evenings (PT) until May 21, 2021.
  • Saturday classes available 1:30-3pm (PT) until May 15, 2021.

Pricing: $45. By credit card only. No refunds given.
Registration closed

REQUIRED MATERIALS

All prospective students must submit the following materials:

  • Headshot | No larger than 5 MB

 

  • Letter of Intent Describe your aspirations and intentions as an artist. How do you believe the Training program will help you achieve these goals?

 

  • Dance Resume | Training, School, Performance History

 

 
  • Contemporary Solo | Video Link Submit a current 2-minute video link of your contemporary and/or improvisational movement.  
     

 

  • Letter of Recommendation | 1 Current Dance Teacher Letter from at least 1 current dance teacher describing your level of skill, dedication, character or other relevant information. Teacher must submit this letter directly to:

DRESS CODE

There is no dress code for our Training Program Auditions, nor are there restrictions of color or style. However, we suggest wearing form-fitting dance or athletic wear. Hair should be neatly away from the face. Appropriate footwear to safely dance on the surface of your floor.

AFTER YOUR AUDITION

Audition results are sent via email on a rolling basis. Candidates should expect to receive their results 2-4 weeks after their audition date.
Note: If you have not received an email within 4 weeks, please make sure to check all email addresses affiliated with your account and all junk mail folders for emails from training-program@linesballet.org. If you still have not received notification, please contact us. Include the student’s full name, audition location, and primary email provided at registration in your email.

Photography: Training Program | Alonzo King LINES Ballet | © Steve Disenhof