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Thank you for your interest in Kentucky Ballet Theatre.


Open Auditions 

Open auditions will be held at the Kentucky Ballet Theatre Studios on Sunday, February 27, 2022.


Registration will be held from 12:45 p.m. to 1:25 p.m., with a two-hour audition class beginning at 1:30 p.m. There is a $25 audition fee for open auditions – we accept cash, check or money-order.

Dancers should bring the following materials to the open audition:

  • Résumé that details performing experience, height, weight, training and awards received

  • Dance photos: Two to three different full body ballet pictures

  • Performance DVD, video links, or flash drive (no longer than 15 minutes). The DVD should provide a good representation of the dancer's classical work, as well as some neoclassical and contemporary styles.

Application fee for DVD/Virtual video submissions is $35 and can be paid via PayPal.

Dancers should submit the following materials for consideration.

RESUME OR CV Accepted formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf files

  • email address

  • height in feet/inches 

  • date of birth

  • citizenship (please specify your legal status in the US if applicable)

  • training and performance experience

HEADSHOT & DANCE PHOTO Accepted formats: jpg, .pdf files

  • One headshot

  • Two or more full-body dance photographs

LINKS TO VIDEO(S) Accepted formats: YouTube and Vimeo links - ( please provide a password if applicable) 

  • Classical variation of the standard repertoire

  • Contemporary work

  • Studio work ( Adagio, Pirouttes, Petite Allegro & Grand Allegro) No longer than 15 minutes  

  • Female dancers must show at least one point work.

  • Male dancers must show partnering skills. 

Online submissions need to be sent to admin@kyballet.com and payment can be made online via PayPal, here: 


 If you choose to mail your audition materials, please send them to the following address for consideration. Audition materials will only be considered once payment is received. We accept check, cash, or money order.  If you pay online, include a copy of your receipt with you audition materials.

Kentucky Ballet Theatre  |  Attn.: Norbe Risco, Artistic Director

740 National Ave. Suite 170  |  Lexington, KY 40502


Applications must be received by March 26, 2022.

We will respond to the applicants between April 4-22, 2022.


For questions, please email admin@kyballet.com or call (859) 252-5245.