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US Auditions

National Audition Tour

SAB's annual National Audition Tour offers students across the country the opportunity to apply for SAB’s summer programs.  The 2018 National Audition Tour Schedule is located below.

Note that pre-registration for each city closes at 3pm (EST) the day before that audition. 

City names in purple include auditions for SAB's Young Dancer Series.  
 

2018 National Audition Tour

LOCATION DATE TIMES               AGES       
ATLANTA (Lawrenceville)
Gwinnett Ballet Theatre
1800 Macleod Dr.
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
770-237-0046
MAP
 
Saturday, January 27 12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 2:30
2:30 - 4:00
4:00 - 6:00
6:00 - 7:30
10-11
12
13
14-15
16-18
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BOSTON
Boston Ballet School
19 Clarendon St.
Boston, MA 02116
617-456-6260
MAP
 
Sunday, January 7 10:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 2:00
2:00 - 3:30
3:30 - 5:00
5:00 - 6:00
10-11
12
13
14
15
16-18
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CHARLOTTE
Charlotte Ballet
701 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
MAP
 
Sunday, January 14 12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 2:00
2:00 - 3:00
3:00 - 4:00
4:00 - 5:00
 
12
13
14
15-16
17-18
 

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CHICAGO
Ballet Chicago
17 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60602
312-251-8838
MAP
 
Sunday, January 14 12:00 - 1:30
1:30 - 3:30
3:30 - 5:30
5:30 - 7:00
10-11
12-13
14-15
16-18
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DALLAS
Southern Methodist University
Meadows School of the Arts
7101 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205
214-768-2713
MAP
 
Sunday, January 21 10:00 - 11:30
11:30  - 1:00
1:00 - 2:30
2:30- 4:00
4:00 - 5:00
10-11
12
13
14-15
16-18
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DENVER
Colorado Ballet
1075 Santa Fe Dr.
Denver, CO 80204
303-837-8888
MAP
 
Monday, January 15 4:00 - 5:00
5:00- 6:30
6:30 - 8:00

 

10-11
12-14
15-18
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INDIANAPOLIS
Indianapolis School of Ballet
502 N. Capitol Ave. Suite B
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-955-7525
MAP
 
Saturday, January 13 12:30 - 2:30
2:30 - 4:30
12-14
15-18
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IRVINE
Maple Conservatory of Dance
1824 Kaiser Ave.
Irvine, CA 92614
949-660-9930
MAP
 
Sunday, January 7 10:00 - 10:45
10:45 - 12:00
12:00 - 1:30
1:30 - 3:30
3:30 - 5:00
5:00 - 6:00
10
11
12
13
14-15
16-18
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LAS VEGAS
The Rock Center for Dance
8210 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89123
702-341-7625
MAP
 
Sunday, January 14 1:00 - 2:00
2:00 - 3:30
3:30 - 4:30
10-11
12-14
15-18
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LOS ANGELES
USC Glorya Kaufman
   School of Dance
849 W. 34th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90089
213-740-9327
MAP
 
Saturday, January 6 11:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:30
2:30 - 4:00
4:00 - 5:00
10-11
12
13
14-15
16-18
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MIAMI
Miami City Ballet School
2200 Liberty Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-929-7000
MAP
 
Sunday, January 21 12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 2:30
2:30 - 4:00
4:00 - 5:00
10-11
12-13
14-15
16-18
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NEW YORK
School of American Ballet
70 Lincoln Center Plz.
New York, NY 10023
MAP
 
Wednesday, January 3
- Friday, January 26
    Click here for
more information
PHILADELPHIA
The School of Pennsylvania Ballet
323 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-587-6927
MAP
 
Saturday, January 20 3:00 - 4:30
4:30- 6:00
6:00 - 7:00
12-13
14-15
16-18
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PITTSBURGH
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
2900 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
412-281-0360
MAP
 
Sunday, January 28 10:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 2:00
2:00 - 3:00
12-13
14-15
16-18
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SAN DIEGO
City Ballet School
941 Garnet Ave.
San Diego, CA 92109
858-274-6058
MAP
 
Saturday, January 6 2:00 - 3:30
3:30- 5:30
5:30 - 7:30
10-11
12-14
15-18
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SAN FRANCISCO
San Francisco Ballet
455 Franklin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-861-5600
MAP
 
Sunday, January 7 11:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 1:30
1:30 - 3:30
3:30 - 5:30
10-11
12
13-14
15-18
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SEATTLE
Pacific Northwest Ballet School
301 Mercer St.
Seattle, WA 98109
206-441-2435
MAP
 
Monday, January 15 1:00 - 2:00
2:00 - 4:00
4:00 - 6:00
6:00 - 8:00
10-11
12-13
14-15
16-18
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TAMPA
Patel Conservatory Straz Center
   for the Performing Arts
1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place
Tampa, FL 33602
813-222-1263
MAP
 
Sunday, January 28 2:00 - 3:30
3:30 - 5:00
12-14
15-18
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Maryland)
Maryland Youth Ballet
926 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
301-608-2232
MAP
 
Sunday, January 21 2:00 - 3:00
3:00 - 4:30
4:30 - 6:30
6:30 - 8:00
10-11
12-13
14-15
16-18
Pre-register Now!

Applicants should arrive at the audition location one hour in advance of the scheduled audition time to check in. 

Audition pre-registration is strongly recommended. Students who pre-register on sab.org will have the option to pre-pay the audition fee by credit card at a discounted rate.

▸ Click here to pre-register for a National Audition Tour audition

*SAB will audition students younger than 12 (as of July 31) at the designated Young Dancer Series audition locations only.  We cannot make exceptions to audition younger students at the other locations. Students who are unable to attend one of the designated auditions may elect to send a video audition for the Young Dancer Series only.  Visit this page for more information.

 

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