Company Auditions

Take a bow. San Francisco Ballet is home to more than 70 dancers including apprentices, corp de ballet, soloists, principal characters, and principal dancers. As a company we value excellence, exuberance, diversity, and personal expression above all else. We look forward to meeting you.

SF Ballet School Students rehearse Makarova's “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère // © Erik Tomasson
Audition Availability

San Francisco Ballet is accepting audition materials from experienced professional dancers.

Auditions for the Company are by invitation only. If you’d like to audition, please send the following to

General Requirements
  • Resume or CV: include all performing experience with a professional ballet company, training, age, height, awards received, etc.
  • Performance footage (two classical and one contemporary) via email links or DVD (YouTube or Vimeo only)
  • Dance photos (two to three different full-body views)

Note that an audition is not guaranteed. An audition will only be granted after our ballet masters have reviewed your materials and feel that you may be an appropriate candidate.

SF Ballet is a professional classical ballet company with a guaranteed minimum 42-week per year AGMA contract. A limited number of apprenticeships are available each contract year, mainly offered to students from San Francisco Ballet School’s Trainee Program.