Finnish National Ballet Audition
The Finnish National Ballet is looking for:
- Experienced female and male dancers with excellent technique in both classical ballet and in contemporary dance.
- Dancers to the youth company (age 18 to 22)
- excellent technique in both classical ballet and in contemporary dance
- A video link (YouTube, Vimeo etc. without password) with no introduction or editing, consisting of the following, performed in leotard and tights for women and tight-fitting dance attire for men:
- a short classical variation drawn from the standard repertoire, danced in pointe shoes by female dancers
- a short contemporary variation that illustrates the applicant’s command of a range of movement, different from that demonstrated in the classical variation
- 3–5 minutes barre work, incorporating both sides, danced in soft shoes by male applicants and pointe shoes by female applicants
- 3–5 minutes of center work that includes adagio, pirouettes, petit and grand allegro, danced in pointe shoes by female applicants. Male dancer’s grand allegro should include Saut de Basque and Double Tour en l’air.
- CV including a head shot, 1 arabesque photo and 2–3 dance photos that reveal the dancer’s body proportions and lines (in one attached file in jpg or pdf format).
5 February 2022
TBC (February / March 2022)
Please send your application via this online form no later than 5th of February 2022.
Audition by invitation only.
Accepted applicants will be contacted with further details.
If you are applying for the Youth Company (age 18–22), please select the option in the application form.
Please note that the audition by invitation only and will take place in Amsterdam in February/March and possibly in NY at a later point.
No info. Please note however that current Covid-19 restrictions and barrier measures might be applied.
Finnish National Ballet address:
Helsinginkatu 58, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
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