MCB School Auditions


How Do I Audition for Miami City Ballet School?

To view information and instructions about Video Auditions, Audition Classes, and the Audition Tour, please browse the tabs below.

Please do not send auditions materials to individual staff members. All materials should be sent to auditions@miamicityballet.org.

Miami City Ballet School will visit 17 cities across the United States January to February 2023. For more audition information and instructions about Video Auditions, Audition Classes, and the Audition Tour, Please browse the tabs above.

Seattle, WA – January 7
Miami Beach, FL – January 7
New York City, NY – January 8
Portland, OR – January 8
Tampa, FL – January 13
Washington, D.C – January 14
Charlotte, NC – January 14
Boston, MA – January 15
New Orleans, LA – January 15
Philadelphia, PA – January 16
Los Angeles, CA – January 20
San Francisco, CA – January 22
Cincinnati, OH – January 27
Chicago, IL – January 28
Indianapolis, IN – January 29
Kansas City, MO – January 29
Orlando, FL – February 5

2023 AUDITION TOUR

Students many audition in-person at any of the locations and dates below.
(No virtual classes available).
To view available class times and cities for student’s age group please create an account on our Audition Registration Portal.

Saturday, January 7, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 5 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition

Seattle, WA
Pacific Northwest Ballet School
301 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 9:00 – 10:00 AM PST
Audition Class: 10:00 – 11:30 AM PST

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 10:30 – 11:30 AM PST
Audition Class: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM PST

Miami Beach, FL
Miami City Ballet School
2200 Liberty Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 9:00 – 10:00 AM ET
Audition Class: 10:00 – 11:30 AM ET

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 10:30 – 11:30 AM ET
Audition Class: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET

Sunday, January 8, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 5 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition

New York City, New York
School of American Ballet
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
5th Floor
New York, NY, 10023

Ages 8 – 12
Registration: 9:00 – 10:00 AM ET
Audition Class: 10:00 – 11:30 AM ET

Ages 13 – 15
Registration: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
Audition Class: 12:00 – 1:30 PM ET

Ages 16 – 19
Registration: 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
Audition Class: 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET

Portland, Oregon
Oregon Ballet Theater
720 S Bancroft St,
Portland, OR 97239

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 4:00 – 5:00 PM PST
Audition Class: 5:00 – 6:30 PM PST

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 5:30 – 6:30 PM PST
Audition Class: 6:30 – 8:00 PM PST

Friday, January 13, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Wed. Jan. 11 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition

Tampa, FL
Next Generation Ballet
David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts
1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place
Tampa, FL 33602

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 4:00 – 5:00 PM ET
Audition Class: 5:00 – 6:30 PM ET

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 5:30 – 6:30 PM ET
Audition Class: 6:30 – 8:00 PM ET

Saturday, January 14, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 12 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition

Washington, D.C.
Dance Institute of Washington
3400 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET
Audition Class: 4:00 – 5:30 PM ET

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 5:30 – 6:30 PM ET
Audition Class: 6:30 – 8:00 PM ET

Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Ballet Academy
701 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 11:00 – 11:30 AM ET
Audition Class: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
Audition Class: 1:00 – 2:30 PM ET

Sunday, January 15, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 12 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition

Boston, MA
Boston Ballet School
19 Clarendon St.
Boston, MA 02116

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 10:00 – 11:00 AM ET
Audition Class: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM ET
Audition Class: 12:30 – 2:00 PM ET

New Orleans, LA
New Orleans School of Ballet
717 Adams Street,
New Orleans, LA 70118

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 11:00 – 11:30 AM CST
Audition Class: 11:30 – 1:00 PM CST

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
Audition Class: 1:00 – 2:00 PM CST

Monday, January 16, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 12 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition

Philadelphia, PA
Rock School for Dance Education
1101 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 9:00 – 9:30 AM ET
Audition Class: 9:30 – 11:00 AM ET

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 10:00 – 11:00 AM ET
Audition Class: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Friday, January 20, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 19 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition

Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Ballet
11755 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 4:00 – 5:00 PM PST
Audition Class: 5:00 – 6:30 PM PST

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 5:30 – 6:30 PM PST
Audition Class: 6:30 – 8:00 PM PST

Saturday, January 21, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 19 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition

San Diego, CA
Golden State Ballet Academy
6338 Riverdale St,
San Diego, CA 92120

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 3:30 – 4:00 PM PST
Audition Class: 4:00 – 5:30 PM PST

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 4:30 – 5:30 PM PST
Audition Class: 5:30 – 7:00 PM PST

Sunday, January 22, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs. Jan. 19 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition

San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Ballet School
455 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 1:00 – 2:00 PM PST
Audition Class: 2:00 – 3:30 PM PST

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 2:30 – 3:30 PM PST
Audition Class: 3:30 – 5:00 PM PST

Friday, January 27, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Wed. Jan. 25 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition

Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati Ballet
1801 Gilbert Avenue

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 6:00 – 6:30 PM ET
Audition Class: 6:30 – 7:30 PM ET

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 6:30 – 7:30 PM ET
Audition Class: 7:30 – 9:00 PM ET

Saturday, January 28, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Wed. Jan. 25 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition

Chicago, IL
Ballet Chicago
17 N State St
19th floor,
Chicago, IL 60602

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 4:00 – 5:00 PM CST
Audition Class: 5:00 – 6:30 PM CST

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 5:30 – 6:30 PM CST
Audition Class: 6:30 – 8:00 PM CST

Sunday, January 29, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Wed. Jan. 25 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition

Indianapolis, IN
Indianapolis Ballet
502 N Capitol Ave B,
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET
Audition Class: 3:00 – 4:30 PM ET

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 3:30 – 4:30 PM ET
Audition Class: 4:30 – 6:00 PM ET

Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Ballet
Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity
500 W Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 9:00 – 9:30 AM CST
Audition Class: 9:30 – 11:00 AM CST

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 10:00 – 11:00 AM CST
Audition Class: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST

Sunday, February 5, 2023
(Pre- Registration Deadline: Thurs.. Feb. 2 at 12 pm ET)
Walk-ins welcome on the day of audition
Orlando, FL
Orlando Ballet
600 N. Lake Formosa Drive
Orlando, FL 32803

Ages 8 – 13
Registration: 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
Audition Class: 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET

Ages 14 – 19
Registration: 2:30 – 3:30 PM ET
Audition Class: 3:30 – 4:30 PM ET

Register For Audition Tour

Summer Program In-person Audition Details:

For our 2023 Summer Audition Season, Miami City Ballet School is going on our Tour to hold in-person auditions in cities around the US. If you cannot attend one of our in-person auditions, don’t worry, video submissions are also accepted.

To create an account, view available class times and to complete the registration form please visit the audition online portal. For students who cannot attend an in-person audition class should submit an audition video.

Please complete only ONE registration form even if you are interested in more than one program. If you have previously registered to audition for a past program, please use that same email address you previously entered to create an account.

Participants only need to attend/submit one audition to be evaluated for all programs. All students will be considered for each program based on age & technical eligibility during the audition.

  • Pre-Registration is only available online through Audition registration portal and is only accepted via credit card through the online audition registration portal.
  • Walk-ups audition fees are accepted via credit card, cash, or check.
  • Girls 9-18 are expected to have previous ballet training and should wear a leotard (any style and color), tights and ballet shoes. Hair must be pulled off the face, in a bun. Girls 11 – 18 should bring pointe shoes, if en pointe.
  • Boys 9-18 are expected to have previous ballet training and should wear a white shirt, black tights, and ballet shoes.
  • Class are offered for specific age groups (Audition Tour is open to students ages 8 – 19)
  • You must register with the age group you are on the day of the audition: All students should audition according to the age they are on the day of the audition.
  • A COVID-19 vaccination will not be required for auditions.
  • COVID-19 protocols may vary at each location depending on sites current requests: Masks might be required at specific audition locations.
  • Parents will not be allowed to observe the audition and at some locations may not be permitted to enter the building. No exceptions.
  • Students can expect to take a one (1) hour to hour-and-a-half (1hr 30min) ballet class, after a check-in process.
  • All students will receive email notification of the results within 5-7 business days after their audition.
  • Admitted students will be provided instructions for registration.
  • After you complete a pre-registration for a particular city or video registration, and your plans change, you may switch audition cities and/or between an in-person and video audition. To make this switch contact School@miamicityballet.org
  • Results will not be given over the phone. No exceptions.

 

Pricing:

  • $40 Pre-Registration Audition Fee
  • $45 Register on the day
  • All audition fees are final, non-refundable, and non-transferable regardless of circumstance.

Prospective students can Pre-Register for an in-person audition. After the pre-registration deadline for each city, day of registrations (walk-ins) are accepted. Please note, there is a cost increase for day of registrations. Space for each audition could be limited, therefore, pre-registration is highly recommended. COVID-19 Protocols may vary at each location.

Register For Audition Tour

VIDEO AUDITIONS

We are currently accepting Video Auditions for 2023 Summer Programs for ages 8 and up.

If you cannot attend one of our in-person auditions during the 2023 Tour, don’t worry, video submissions are also accepted!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A VIDEO AUDITION

Pre-Recorded Video Audition Details:

Please complete only ONE registration form even if you are interested in more than one program. If you have previously registered to audition for a past program, please use that same email address you previously entered to create an account. Participants only need to attend/submit one audition to be evaluated for all programs. Accepted students are invited for the appropriate program(s) based on artistic evaluation.

  • Video audition registration is only available online through the Video Audition portal.
  • $40.00 Audition fees* are only accepted via credit card through the online audition registration.
  • Video submissions will be reviewed on rolling basis: For 2023 summer Result will be sent out starting January 9, 2023
  • All students will receive email notification of the results within 5 – 7 business days after they submit an audition video.
  • Admitted students will be provided instructions for registration.
  • Results will not be given over the phone. No exceptions.

IMPORTANT: To view Video Submission guidelines and instructions for your age please refer to the button below.

*$40 Audition Fee – all audition fees are final, non-refundable, and non-transferable regardless of circumstance!

CLICK HERE FOR MCB SCHOOL’S VIDEO SUBMISSION GUIDELINES FOR AGES 8 – 18

IN-PERSON AUDITION

Registration is now open for the 2023 Summer Program Audition Tour. To inquire about other in-person audition opportunities please contact school@miamicityballet.org.

To view available class times for student’s age group during the tour please create an account on our Audition Registration Portal.

Register For Audition Tour

Summer Program In-person Audition Details:

For our 2023 Summer Audition Season, Miami City Ballet School is going on our Tour to hold in-person auditions in cities around the US. If you cannot attend one of our in-person auditions, don’t worry, video submissions are also accepted.

To create an account, view available class times and to complete the registration form please visit the audition online portal. For students who cannot attend a virtual or in-person audition class should submit an audition video.

Please complete only ONE registration form even if you are interested in more than one program. If you have previously registered to audition for a past program, please use that same email address you previously entered to create an account.

Participants only need to attend/submit one audition to be evaluated for all programs . All students will be considered for each program based on age & technical eligibility during the audition.

  • Pre-Registration is only available online through Audition registration portal and is only accepted via credit card through the online audition registration portal.
  • Walk-ups audition fees are accepted via credit card, cash, or check.
  • Girls 9-18 are expected to have previous ballet training and should wear a leotard (any style and color), tights and ballet shoes. Hair must be pulled off the face, in a bun. Girls 11 – 18 should bring pointe shoes, if en pointe.
  • Boys 9-18 are expected to have previous ballet training and should wear a white shirt, black tights, and ballet shoes.
  • Class are offered for specific age groups: TBA (Audition Tour is open to students ages 8 – 19)
  • You must register with the age group you are on the day of the audition.
  • All students should audition according to the age they are on the day of the audition.
  • A COVID-19 vaccination will not be required for auditions.
  • COVID-19 protocols will vary from city to city depending on sites current requests: Masks might be required at specific audition locations.
  • Parents will not be allowed to observe the audition and will not be permitted to enter the building. No exceptions.
  • Students can expect to take a one (1) hour to hour-and-a-half (1hr 30min) ballet class with a 30-minute check in process.
  • All students will receive email notification of the results within 5-7 business days after their audition.
  • Admitted students will be provided instructions for registration.
  • After you complete a pre-registration for a particular city or video registration, and your plans change, you may switch audition cities and/or between an in-person and video audition. To make this switch contact School@miamicityballet.org
  • Results will not be given over the phone. No exceptions.

 

Pricing:

  • $40 Pre-Registration Audition Fee
  • $45 Register on the day
  • All audition fees are final, non-refundable, and non-transferable regardless of circumstance.

Prospective students can Pre-Register for an in-person audition. After the pre-registration deadline for each city, day of registrations (walk-ins) are accepted. Please note, there is a cost increase for day of registrations. Space for each audition could be limited, therefore, pre-registration is highly recommended. COVID-19 Protocols may vary from city to city.


 

Admission for the programs listed below is by audition only. Please refer to the tabs for audition instructions.

For Children’s Division, Ages 3 – 7 (No audition required) – Click Here for program details