This year, four ballet companies are traveling to Baton Rouge to allow our local talent to audition for a coveted spot in their programs, including Nashville Ballet, American Ballet Theatre (ABT), Magnus Midwest and Joffrey Workshop San Antonio.
All auditions are open to the public and will be held at the Dancers’ Workshop, located at 10745 Linkwood Court, in Baton Rouge.
Auditions for the Nashville Ballet Summer Intensive are on Saturday, Jan. 7. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. and auditions begin at 1:30 p.m.
American Ballet Theatre (ABT) auditions are on Saturday, Jan. 28. Registration is at 2 p.m. for dancers 12 – 14 years of age and at 4 p.m. for ages 15 and above.
This is the first year the Magnus Midwest Summer Intensive will hold auditions in Baton Rouge. Auditions are Friday, Feb. 3. Registration is at 4 p.m. and auditions begin at 4:30 p.m.
The Joffrey Workshop San Antonio auditions are on Saturday, Feb. 4. Registration is at noon and auditions begin at 12:30 p.m.
Auditions applicants must pay a registration fee and submit a photograph showing first arabesque in center in order to register. Each company has a specific set of dance level requirements.
For more information, please contact the BRBT Office at (225) 766-8379 or visit www.batonrougeballet.org.
This program was supported in part by funds from the Louisiana State Arts Council and the Louisiana Division of the Arts and by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge through the Decentralized Arts Funding Program. Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre is a recipient organization of the Community Fund for the Arts.
About the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre: The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre (BRBT), under the direction of Molly Buchmann and Sharon Mathews, is a non-profit organization that promotes and assists the advancement of classical and contemporary dance by maintaining a performing company, presenting a high quality season, providing dance education, and community outreach. Since 1960, BRBT has nurtured hundreds of award-winning local dancers and choreographers while continuing to bring world-class professional artist to the Baton Rouge Stage.