Company auditions for American Midwest Ballet are held in person, by invitation only, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA.
A typical American Midwest Ballet season includes a mixed repertory production, The Nutcracker
, and a full length ballet — with touring throughout the season.
The company performs a mix of classical and contemporary ballet.
Please submit the following audition materials:
1) Current resume
2) Head shot
3) Dance photo
4) Brief video*
*Video footage should consist of a classical variation and a sample of contemporary work. Please do not include other dancers in your footage. Do not send barre and/or class footage. All footage should be taken from the front. Women, please include pointe work. Men, please include partnering work.
Submission deadline: February 17, 2020
Auditions are by invitation only.
After the artistic staff has reviewed the audition materials, selected dancers may be invited to Council Bluffs, IA (USA) for an in-person audition.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Friday, March 20, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Family Arts & Culture Center
1001 South 6th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Audition class will consist of classical ballet and contemporary work.
Women should be prepared to dance on pointe.
Please bring a hard copy of your resume and current head shot.
Please note that whenever possible, American Midwest Ballet fills contracts by promoting dancers from within its ranks.
Travel & Accommodations:
For air travel, Omaha Eppley Airfield (OMA) is only 7 miles from the Hoff Center (about 16 minute drive.)
Nearby hotel accommodations:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
2211 S. 32nd St., Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(3 miles from the Hoff Center, about 8 min. drive)
Fairfield Inn & Suites
520 S. 30th Ave., Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(2.4 miles from the Hoff Center, about 7 min. drive)
For questions regarding auditions, contact email@example.com