AUDITIONS

2014-2015 School Year 
September 2, 2014 – May 30, 2015

Saturday, September 6, 2014


© Erik Tomasson

WHEN:
Saturday, September 6, 2014

WHO:
Girls and Boys ages 8 – 10 (by December 31, 2014) with or without previous ballet training.
Girls and Boys ages 11 – 18 with previous training.*

The ideal candidate is a healthy child with a physique possessing attributes that are generally considered requisite for professional accomplishment in classical ballet; a straight and supple spine, legs that are well turned out from the hip joints and correctly arched feet. The child should have an ear for music and an instinct for movement. Students invited to enroll in the school year program are accepted on a trial basis.

WHERE:
San Francisco Ballet School, 455 Franklin Street at Fulton
(in the Civic Center neighborhood)
Parking and Transportation

REGISTRATION:
To register, please call the School Office at 415.865.6700 after August 5, 2014
All applicants must pre-register before September 4, 2014.  

TIME:
Applicants will be assigned to an audition group and time during registration.  Audition times will be in the afternoon. 

WHAT TO WEAR:
Girls: leotard, tights and ballet slippers.
Boys: T-shirt, tights and ballet slippers.
If you do not have ballet clothing, please wear a t-shirt, shorts and socks.

WHAT TO BRING:
Proof of applicant’s age: Photo copy of birth certificate, state issued ID, or passport.
Passport-sized headshot or small school picture.
Girls: if you are on pointe, bring your pointe shoes.

There is no fee for this audition.

*These auditions are for Bay Area residents or those already planning to move to the Bay Area by September 2014. The School prefers that intermediate/advanced students from outside the Bay Area attend the School’s Summer Session.  During the Summer Session, select students are invited to attend the school year program. Summer Session auditions are held nationally in January and February. Information regarding the 2015 Summer Session will be posted on our website in November.

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Background Photo Credit: San Francisco Ballet students (© Erik Tomasson)

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