Video Auditions

Boston Ballet School strongly encourages all students to audition in person. However, we do accept videos if circumstances prevent you from attending a live audition. There is a $50 video audition fee for all applicants. Students from outside the U.S. and Canada must be at least 15 years old by the start of the program.
The video must be recorded between October 1, 2018 and January 21, 2019 to be eligible for submission for SDP 2019. All videos must be received by Wednesday, January 30, 2019.  Videos must be recorded and uploaded to a video sharing site such as YouTube.

Please complete the VIDEO AUDITION APPLICATION that includes payment In order to complete your application you must also email SDP@BOSTONBALLET.ORG with a link to view your audition video online. Videos will be reviewed after January 1, 2019. Results will be communicated on a rolling basis after January 1.

The videotape for an individual or class should include the following:

  • Complete barre (one side only)
  • Center floor work
    • adagio
    • pirouette combination
    • petit allegro
    • grand allegro
  • Pointe work
    • echappe
    • releve in arabesque
    • pirouettes en pointe
    • diagonal turning combination

The video should not exceed 15 minutes in length.
Video Audition Dress Code

  • Women: black leotard, pink tights, and bring Pointe shoes
  • Men: black tights and white t-shirt

We celebrate diversity while fostering a team spirit.

Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director