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And World-Class talent.
Professional Company Auditions
Richmond Ballet welcomes applicants who strive to present and evolve the art of ballet with utmost integrity. Specifically, we look for dancers who demonstrate strong classical and contemporary technique, a dedicated work ethic based on passion and discipline, and an understanding of mutual respect and cooperation.
Auditions for company contracts are by invitation only. Dancers interested in auditioning for the professional company must contact the company manager and pre-submit a resume. To be considered for a Company position, dancers must be over 21 years of age and of Soloist level.
Women: 5’4” – 5’7”
Men: 5’11” – 6’3”
35 – 38 weeks
Richmond Ballet II Auditions
Dancers in Richmond Ballet II, our second performing company, continue a strong focus on technique while also enhancing their growth as an artist on a professional level. RBII members perform their own diverse repertoire on tour across the Commonwealth as well as alongside the main company in mainstage productions. Dancers perform classics such as The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Romeo & Juliet, and Raymonda, while also being versed in neo classical and contemporary works by choreographers such as George Balanchine, Val Caniparoli, Ma Cong, Salvatore Aiello, and more. RBII dancers have gone on to dance with major ballet companies throughout the nation, and 2/3 of our main company dancers are RBII alumni.
Dancers interested in auditioning for RBII must be between 18-22 years of age and entry level professional dancer.
Women: 5’4” – 5’7”
Men: 5’10”– 6’3”
32 – 35 weeks
View required audition materials here.
There are no auditions at this time.
The River City
Richmond Ballet is located in Richmond, Virginia, one of the oldest major cities in the United States. As the state capital, it offers a rich history steeped in tradition, as well as a progressive vision for the future. Over the years, Richmond has experienced a creative renaissance that’s given way to a modern, vibrant city with growing cultural diversity. Home to two major universities, it features a thriving arts scene, renowned dining and craft beer, and endless outdoor activities. Affectionately known as the River City, Richmond sits along the James River (known for its class IV rapids), and is conveniently located two hours from the beach, the mountains and the nation’s capital. Richmond has been recognized as a top destination for travel and one of the best places to live.
1 of 10 Cities To Watch
125 Best Places To Live”
U.S. News & World Report
Top 20 Best Cities in the South
Southern Living Magazine
52 Places To Visit in the World
New York TImes
The Best River Town
One of the World’s Top Destinations
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