Hungarian National Ballet

Budapest, Hungary
28 Mar
Application deadline: 14 Mar
The Hungarian National Ballet, the 136-year-old official ballet company of the Hungarian State Opera, announces an audition upon invitation to be held on 28 March 2021 in Budapest.

For immediate openings as well as contracts starting 15 July 2021 (depending on the applicants’ work visa requirements).

Applications by classically trained, professional male and female ballet dancers are welcome. Outstanding technique and qualities are a must.

We offer:
• next season contracts till 14 July 2022 or 2023 depending on the starting date but for maximum one season (with a 3-month probation; yearly prolongation possible; Hungarian immigration regulations apply)
• monthly wages in accordance with the achieved qualification level within the existing system
• a wide, world class, regularly growing repertoire

Please be informed that realisation of the audition is subject to the Hungarian and international policies concerning the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the Hungarian State Opera’s own regulations.

With regard to the possible changes, all participants will be notified about Hungary’s entry policy as well as any special conditions for the audition approximately a month in advance.

The audition will be organised in full compliance with the respective epidemiological regulations.

How to apply:
Please send your application material as described below in one email to
• Deadline for receipt of application materials: 14 March 2021 (Sunday)
• Following evaluation, those invited will be notified via email

Application material:
• 1 headshot (in a separate picture file please!)
• 2-3 dance photos in classical poses (max. 8 MB altogether)
• professional CV including date of birth, citizenship(s), e-mail address, mobile phone number, height in cm, weight in kg, education, competitions, awards, main roles, work experience etc.
• link of 1 video recording of recent classwork (no older than 6 months, ladies in pointe shoes, please)
• links of 2 video recordings of recent classical variations (no older than 6 months, ladies in pointe shoes, please) uploaded on the internet, without password protection

Please note: by submitting your application you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the Hungarian State Opera’s data handling policy:

Incomplete materials will not be processed!

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