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San Francisco Ballet School students performing during the 2016 student showcase. (© Chris Hardy)

2022–23 AUDITIONS

2022–23 AUDITIONS

2022–23 SCHOOL YEAR
AUDITIONS

Auditions generally take place each spring for the following school year. Please check back here and follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates.

2022–23 SCHOOL YEAR AUDITIONS

Is San Francisco Ballet School your first-choice school for training next school year? Are you ready to take charge of your future and commit to making this move? Highly qualified candidates, ages 14–18, can now apply for the school year program and not wait for the summer session to receive your acceptance.

Students ages 14–18 will be considered for the intermediate/advanced levels for the 2022-23 School Year. Students will also enroll in the 2022 Summer Session. Advanced/Pre-Professional students will be considered for the Trainee Program, which will take place August 2022–June 2023.

Who is SF Ballet School looking for?

School Director, Patrick Armand is looking for students who are passionate about the art form and motivated to pursue intense training toward a career in classical ballet.

  • Intermediate and advanced level ballet students who are ready to take the next step in their training toward a professional career in ballet
  • Students who have significantly researched ballet schools and are confident that SF Ballet School is their top choice.

SCHOOL YEAR AUDITION TIMELINE

  • November 1, 2021: Pre-Selection video application opens on SlideRoom.
  • Pre-Selection Deadline:
    • January 10, 2022 to be considered for the audition taking place in New York City
    • February 11, 2022 to be considered for the audition taking place in San Francisco
    • Late video applications may be accepted through March but will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
  • Students will be notified of their pre-selection video audition results within 2 weeks of their pre-selection video submission.
  • Pre-selected students will be invited to participate in a live audition and will have the choice of two locations:
    • January 22, 2022 in New York at School of American Ballet
    • February 26, 2022 in San Francisco at San Francisco Ballet School
  • Accepted students will receive notification of their acceptance in April and will enroll in May 2022.
    • Some students may be placed on a waitlist and invited to the 2022 summer session for further consideration.

Pre-Selection Video Guidelines

Please follow the guidelines below when filming your pre-selection video audition. A $20 audition fee will be charged upon submission. Please note, SF Ballet School will only accept electronic online submissions through the video application website, SlideRoom, and will not review DVDs or email submissions that are sent to the School.

VIDEO AUDITION GUIDELINES

SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO AUDITION