Auditions

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AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT

THE NEW MEXICO BALLET COMPANY is seeking professional and pre-professional level dancers to join our company for the upcoming 2021–2022 season. See requirements and audition opportunities below. For more information, call 505-292-4245 or email Anna Bridge (Artistic Director) at anna.nmbc@gmail.com and Maureen Talley (Company Manager) at mjtcrafts@gmail.com.

Contract Dancers

  • Professional level dancers aged 18 and up
  • Strong pointe work and/or partnering experience
  • Availability for company class and rehearsals on Mon/Wed/Fri evenings and Sundays
  • Contract dancers are paid per performance, receive a small pointe shoe stipend based on casting in Company productions, and receive free unlimited classes
  • Audition materials: dance resume, reference, headshot, and dance photos/video

Apprentice Program

  • High intermediate or advanced pre-professional level dancers aged 13 to 17
  • Strong pointe work (if applicable) 
  • Dancers must commit to a minimum class requirement at NMBC
  • Dancers must be available for rehearsals as cast on M/W/F/Sun during the season
  • Audition materials: dance resume, reference, headshot, and dance photos/video 

LIVE CLASS AUDITION: Live class options include Ballet 3, Ballet 4, or Company Class on Monday/Wednesday/Friday evenings, or Company Class by invitation on Sunday mornings. To schedule anytime between June 20 – July 29, submit your dance resume, photos/videos, and availability to anna.nmbc@gmail.com. Please write “Live Audition” in the subject line.

VIRTUAL CLASS AUDITION: Zoom class options include Ballet 3, Ballet 4, or Company Class on Monday/Wednesday/Friday evenings, or Company Class by invitation on Sunday mornings. To schedule anytime between June 20 – July 29, submit your dance resume, photos/videos, and availability to anna.nmbc@gmail.com. Please write “Virtual Audition” in the subject line.

Auditions for The Nutcracker Ballet

Friday, August 27

6:30p-8:30p Contract Dancers, Advanced/Professional, 18+

8:30p-9:30p Adult/Character Roles

Sunday, August 29 

11:00a-1:00p Ages 12-14

1:00p-3:00p Ages 15 to 17

3:00p-4:00p Callbacks, if needed

** All NMBC contract dancers and apprentices eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine are encouraged to get fully vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination prior to the start of the 2021–22 season. Unvaccinated dancers must continue to wear masks at all times and provide bi-weekly proof of a negative COVID-19 test throughout the season in order to participate and perform with NMBC. **