Audition for the Professional Ballet Program
Dancing opens doors to the world stage! Canada’s National Ballet School’s Professional Ballet Program offers Olympic-calibre dance training, academic instruction and residence—all on the same campus located in Toronto—for students in grades 6 to 12, and post-secondary students. The program opens doors to dancing with renowned dance companies in Canada and around the world.
Are you excited to learn from world-class teachers and develop as an artist both inside and outside of the studio? Take the leap and audition today!
Professional Ballet-Academic Program
auditions are open to students entering Grades 6 to 12 in September 2023. Prior dance training is not essential for children under 12 years of age.
Post-secondary Company Life Program
auditions are open to students who have completed high school in a rigorous full-time dance program who wish to prepare for professional careers.
The audition process takes place in two stages:
- Stage One: Audition in-person or online. Students who have successfully auditioned will be invited to join stage two of the audition process.
- Stage Two: Attend Summer School. Students who have successfully auditioned will be invited to join the full-time Profesisonal Ballet Program for the 2023/24 school year.
Register for an Audition
Canada’s National Ballet School’s annual auditions are offered in-person and online, welcoming students from across Canada and worldwide. During their audition, all dancers will experience a class with a live musician and NBS’ renowned teachers. Register today for your chance to audition, grow as a dancer, and take the next step in your dance journey!
Note to parents: When registering for your audition, please register your child for their age as of December 31st, 2022.
Dancers interested in the Post-Secondary Company Life Program should register for an audition for dancers 16+.
International Students: NBS welcomes international students to audition online! In place of the video auditions usually offered for internationally located dancers, students can now register for a Zoom audition. Please register to audition via the link below.
Cost: $70 CAD
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