Upcoming Audition: Feb 19 in Vancouver
Victoria Academy of Ballet is auditioning pre-professional dancers (age 15+) for the following 2017 programs:
*Aged 12-15 but interested in auditioning for summer? Find out how to send a DVD.
- Professional Training Program Summer Intensive – 4 week, full day intensive (July 31-Aug 25)
- Professional Training Program – Intensive program combining academics and dance.
- Graduate Post-Secondary Program – 2 year accredited full time program for high school graduates.
- VAB Dance Theatre Company
Cost (exact cash at the door, please): Dancers have the option to audition or simply take class for the experience Audition: $25 Masterclass: $15
Auditioning in Person
Auditions are a fantastic way to be seen and evaluated in-person by the qualified teachers at Victoria Academy of Ballet. Each year auditions will be held in Canada as well as in countries including Japan, Mexico, USA.
Auditioning by DVD and Résumé
Video Auditions You may upload your video to YouTube and set the privacy viewing settings for firstname.lastname@example.org or you may send it directly to email@example.com Your video should not exceed 15 mins. For the video audition please;
- wear a leotard, tights and ballet shoes (no skirt)
- introduce yourself at the beginning of the video
- demonstrate both sides with a short Barre; plies, tendus with degages, adage with port de bras, grand battements
- Centre work; 1 pirouette exercise, 1 adage, 1 petit allegro, 1 grand allegro
- show, if possible, a solo of your choosing in either ballet or contemporary
VAB will accept audition videos on an ongoing basis. Please contact the office to arrange an in-person audition at our studios. Acceptance into our programs is ongoing and auditions (both in-person and by video) will be accepted at any time.