Opera Grand Avignon Ballet Audition - 26 June 2023 (Application Deadline: 17 June 2023)

Opera Grand Avignon is looking for apprentices for the 23/24 season


250 Rte des Rémouleurs, 84000 Avignon, France


43.93391696551, 4.779643340924

Opera Grand Avignon Ballet Audition

Opera Grand Avignon (Director: Frédéric Roels and Emilio Calcagno) is looking for his permanent ballet: 2 female dancers(CDD public rights for one year renewable) Position to be filled on September 1st.

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

Audition will take place in Avignon, Monday June 26, 2023, 10 a.m.

The Opera Grand Avignon Ballet is made up of twelve full-time dancers. It performs on the stages of the Opera and on tour, for dance performances, and in participation in opera performances, as well as mediation activities.

Classically trained, the Ballet is open to different choreographic writings, from neoclassical to contemporary. From the 2021/22 season

Emilio Calcagno is the Dance Director.

Audition program for pre-selected candidates on file.

June 26:

– 10:00-12:00 a.m. Classical class (points requested)
– 12 p.m.-2 p.m. Contemporary class
– 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Repertoire / Laboratory

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, 250 Route de Rémouleurs – Courtine (10 minutes on foot from the Avignon TGV station).


  • solid technical level (classical and contemporary)
  • good improvisation skills
  • openness to different styles and choreographic writing
  • great learning speed and sharp sense of the group
  • For international applicants:
    • Fluency in French recommended
    • Possession of a residence permit authorizing the full-time work required on entry into service, valid for the entire duration of the contract (for non-Schengen nationals)

Required documents:

  • CV
  • cover letter
  • full-length photo
  • recent dance video (optional)** The video must present a maximum of 4 minutes of contemporary improvisation + Improvisation sur pointes for girls

Application Deadline:

Apply no later than June 17, 2023

Audition Date:

Monday, June 26, 2023, 10 a.m.

To Apply:

Apply by sending CV, cover letter, full-length photo, recent dance video (optional) to be sent by email to: michele.soro@grandavignon.fr

Additional Information:

Further information: brigitte.claret@grandavignon.fr

Recruitment conditions: Index remuneration, meal vouchers, CNAS

COVID-19 info:

No info. Please note however that current Covid-19 restrictions and barrier measures might be applied


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