Audition Professional Dance Program & Junior Ballet (Dance Area)

Geneva, Switzerland
23 May
Application deadline: 14 May
Video and public audition for young dancers between 16&21yrs old with a good technical level.

Dance Area Professional Dance Program & Junior Ballet is aiming to work and help young artists between 16 and 21 years old in their professional career and their path towards their commitment in an international company.

The program’s emphasis is on ballet and contemporary techniques. It includes daily training in ballet and contemporary and weekly classes of improvisation, composition, ballet and contemporary partenariat, repertoire workshops, physical theatre, Pilates, Yoga.

From the second year the students join the school company: the Area Jeune Ballet. The dancers work regularly with guest choreographers and benefit from numerous stage opportunities as well as individual artistic coaching and career guidance.

Training Monday to Friday: 36hours/week

Each year, renowned and emerging choreographer create or rebuilt pieces for the Area Jeune Ballet. The Junior Company performs for regional, national and international festivals as well as private events in Swiss and in Europe.

Website of the Junior Company:

In 2nd and 3rd year: Preparation for auditions, individual artistic coaching and career guidance

The duration of the course is a maximum of 3 years.
The program starts in September and finish in June.

Depending on their technical level and artisctic background, some students may be admitted directly into the second year.

Young dancers who followed our programs have joined the following companies:
Béjart Ballet Lausanne | Grand Théâtre de Genève | Scapino Ballet Rotterdam | Ballet du Rhin | Compagnie Carte Blanche | Chemnitz Theatre Dance | Opéra National de Varsovie | Székesfehérvár Ballet Theater | Stadttheater Pforzheim | Inversedance Company | Compagnie IDEM | Preljocaj Ballet Junior | Junior Ballet Zurich | Julio Arozarena Cie | Cie Corpo Barocco | Kamea Dance Company |Cie Illicite Bayonne…

How to apply: Video and public auditions:

Costs for participants: CHF 30.-

Contact details: Anastasia Piguet, Head of Admissions, Registry and Student Support:

For further information, please visit:
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