Opera Grand Avignon Ballet Audition - 20 May 2024 (Application Deadline: 30 April 2024)

Opéra Grand Avignon looking for 2 apprentices


250 Rte des Rémouleurs, 84000 Avignon, France


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Opera Grand Avignon Ballet Audition

Opéra Grand Avignon looking for 2 apprentices (1-year apprenticeship contract: September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2025)

Profile sought: dancer/apprentice with a good technical level (classical and contemporary), good improvisation skills and openness to different styles and choreographic writing. Great speed of learning and keen sense of group.

The Opera Grand Avignon Ballet is made up of twelve full-time dancers. He performs on the stages of the Opera and on tour, for dance shows, and in participation in opera shows, as well as mediation activities. Classically trained, the Ballet is open to different choreographic writings, from neoclassical to contemporary. After three seasons under the direction of Emilio Calcagno (2021-24), Martin Harriague will be the Director of Dance from the 2024/25 season.

Audition program for candidates preselected on file.

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Classical class on pointe with the ballet mistress
1 p.m.-4 p.m. Contemporary dance laboratory with the dance director
4 p.m.-6 p.m. Final interview

At the end of the audition, the jury will communicate the candidates selected for the final interview which will take place the same day, at the end of the audition.

The audition will take place at the Ateliers de l’Opéra https://maps.app.goo.gl/7Zw2e727oVeLRHNY6 – Courtine (10 minutes walk from Avignon TGV station).

Apprentices must be part of a training establishment (OPA, CFA or QUALIOPI)

For international applications:

Fluency in French recommended

Holding a residence permit authorizing the full-time work required upon entry into employment, valid for the entire duration of the contract (for non-Schengen Nationals)


  • Excellent in contemporary and ballet technique.

Required documents:

  • CV
  • cover letter
  • full-length photo
  • recent dance video (optional)

Application Deadline:

30 April 2024

Audition Date:

20 May 2024

To Apply:

sent by email to: nathalie.bruno@grandavignon.fr


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