MCB School Auditions


For Student Division, Pre-Professional Division and Summer Programs

Miami City Ballet School is one of the foremost ballet training academies in the country. Admission for the below programs is by audition only. The audition process will be done via video. Places in these programs are based upon availability throughout the school year.

Please note: Due to COVID –19, enrollment is limited per level in order to comply with proper distancing in each studio.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS

Pre-Professional Divisions
Student Division

SUMMER PROGRAMS

Auditions for Summer Programs 2021 will open in January 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Video Submissions Student Division for Ages 8-13

I. At the barre:

–Grand plié in 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th positions
–Four tendus in 1st and 5th positions en croix
–Degagés from 5th position en croix
–Adagio with développé to the front, side, and back
–Grands battements en croix

II. In the center:

–Tendus in croisé, effacé, à la seconde, devant and derrière.
–Pirouette from 5th position
–Adagio with développé front, side, and back; can also include pirouettes from 4th position
–Sauté in first, second, and changement in 5th position.
–Assemblé
–Petit allegro with jeté and glissade –Simple grand allegro from the corner. – Piqué turns and châiné turns from the corner.

III. If the student has already begun Pointe:

–Relevés on 2 feet in first and second position.
–Echappés in second and fourth positions.
–Passé relevés from front to back, and back to front.
–Piqué turns from the corner.

Variation is NOT required.

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Video Submissions for Pre-Professional Division for Ages 14-18

I. At the barre:

–Pliés
–Tendu & Dégagé
–Fondu & Développé (front, side, back)
–Grand Battements

II. In the center:

–Adagio combination
–Pirouettes (en dehors, en dedans)
–Two combinations using assemblé, jeté, sissonne, and glissade

III. Diagonal across the floor:

–Grand jeté and tour jeté

IV. For Girls (en pointe):

–Echappé combination with passé
–Pirouette combination
–Fouettés (16 if possible)
–Piqué turns

V. For Boys:

–Entrechat Six (16 bars)
–Single or double tour en l’air
–Grand pirouettes à la seconde (for advanced boys)
–Jump combination with échappés, assemblés and jetés and sissonnes (with beats, if possible)

Variation is NOT required.

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Video Submissions for MCB Summer Intensive Ages 14-18

Please note that 2021 registration will open in January

I. At the barre:

–Pliés –Tendu & Dégagé
–Fondu & Développé (front, side, back)
–Grand Battements

II. In the center:

–Adagio combination
–Pirouettes (en dehors, en dedans)
–Two combinations using assemblé, jeté, sissonne, and glissade

III. Diagonal across the floor:

–Grand jeté and tour jeté

IV. For Girls (en pointe):

–Echappé combination with passé
–Pirouette combination
–Fouettés (16 if possible)
–Piqué turns

V. For Boys:

–Entrechat Six (16 bars)
–Single or double tour en l’air
–Grand pirouettes à la seconde (for advanced boys)
–Jump combination with échappés, assemblés and jetés and sissonnes (with beats, if possible)

Variation is NOT required.

Video Audition Guidelines

  • Please complete the Audition Registration form by clicking on the ‘Click Here to Register’ button above. Be sure to include a link to your video (hosted on YouTube or Vimeo).
  • The $40.00 audition fee is payable by credit card. All audition fees are final, non-refundable, and non-transferable regardless of circumstance!
  • Deadlines: There is no deadline for Student Division or Pre-Professional video auditions.

 


 

Questions?

Contact MCB School at 305.929.7007 or email school@miamicityballet.org