NJDTE CLASSES & ENSEMBLE COMPANY AUDITIONS

Auditions by Appointment for Ages 4-18 | Contact info@njdte.org or 908-273-5500

All auditions consist of a full ballet technique class for placement. All leveling, including the Summer Intensive, is at the discretion of the Artistic Director.

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AUDITION DETAILS 

Audition Fee: $35 cash, check, or credit card due before the audition.
Attire: 

  • Female: black leotard, pink ballet tights, pink ballet shoes (pointe shoes if applicable), hair secured in a tight bun, no jewelry 
  • Male: White t-shirt or leotard, black tights, black ballet shoes, if hair is long, secured back

IN PERSON AUDITIONS: Consist of a full ballet technique class for placement

  • Location: NJDTE Studios (315b Springfield Ave, Summit NJ, 07901)

VIRTUAL AUDITIONS:

Sending Materials: Upload to https://wetransfer.com and address to info@njdte.org:

  • RESUME: include full name, date of birth, training/years of experience in ballet and modern techniques and pointe (if applicable), list of instructors, awards received
  • PHOTOS: tendu a la seconde and first arabesque at 90 degrees
  • VIDEO DANCE REEL: See Requirements based on Age below

Video Audition Requirements: Dancers Ages 13-18
Submit 1 video dance reel which demonstrates the following skills below: (4 Minutes Maximum)

  • Ballet Barre: Plié, Tendu, Grande battement
  • Ballet Center Work: Pirouette en dehors & en dedans
  • Pointe Work: Waltz with pirouette en dehors & en dedans

Video Audition Requirements: Dancers Ages 9-12
Submit 1 video dance reel which demonstrates the following skills below: (4 Minutes Maximum)

  • Ballet Barre: Plié, Tendu, Grande battement
  • Ballet Center Work: Pirouette en dehors & en dedans
  • Pointe Work (if dancer is on pointe): Facing barre sous sous, echappe, & passe

Video Audition Requirements: Dancers Ages 4-8
Submit 1 video dance reel which demonstrates the following skills below: (2-3 Minutes long)

  • Ballet Barre: Plié, Tendu, splits (with legs front & side)
  • Ballet Center Work: Skip across floor, & chasse (gallop)