VITACCA BALLET AUDITION Seeking Professional Dancers ages 17+

Houston, United States
07 Aug
Application deadline: 30 Sep
COMPANY POSITIONS | OPEN UNTIL FILLED: Vitacca Ballet is seeking professional contemporary ballet dancers, ages 17+, for the 2021/22 Season. Paid rehearsal/performance contracts run September 2021 through May 2022. We are currently unable to offer visas for international applicants. Submissions accepted until positions are filled. Please see below for audition details. Registration required.

JOB DETAILS: As a repertoire-based company, Vitacca Ballet performs original works created by our 2021/22 Season guest choreographers Garrett Smith, Tina Kay Bohnstedt, and Andrea Dawn Shelley. While additional season dates are still being confirmed, company premieres are planned for January 15 and April 23, 2022 as well as festival appearances and guesting performances.

REHEARSALS Monday–Friday | 9:15am–2:30pm: Vitacca Ballet works primarily at the Houston location of Vitacca Vocational School for Dance (2311 Dunlavy St.). Performances and additional rehearsals will occur throughout Houston and The Woodlands, TX.

PAY: $400/ rehearsal week and $500/production weeks

AUDITION REGISTRATION: Visit www.VitaccaBallet.org | Video submissions or in-person Saturday, August 7 at 11:30am at Vitacca School for Dance’s Houston location (2311 Dunlavy).

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS | VIDEO: Register at www.VitaccaBallet.org by selecting Video Audition. A confirmation email will follow with additional details about submitting your video. Please include: Dancer introduction with full name and program for which they are auditioning; Four to five barre exercises (one side); Center adagio including développé a la seconde on both right and left and en dehors pirouette; Center pointe work including a pirouette, pique arabesque, and extension of choice; Center contemporary phrasing on flat. Submit current headshot, dance shot, and resume via email at time of registration to coordinator@vitaccadance.com; subject– Vitacca Ballet Audition.

CONTACT: Kelly Ann Vitacca, info@vitaccaballet.org

ABOUT VITACCA BALLET: In 2020 Founder and Artistic Director Kelly Ann Vitacca began Vitacca Ballet in the Houston area. The professional company is excited to share dynamic contemporary ballet performances that combine beauty, intellect, and athleticism. In pursuit of growth and support for the local arts community, Vitacca Ballet seeks to nurture appreciative, diverse audiences by contributing entertaining, thought-provoking dance works. 2021/2022 will be the inaugural season.