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DANCE NEWS: A Cost-Saving Audition Opportunity in California this December 2021

DANCE NEWS: A Cost-Saving Audition Opportunity in California this December 2021

Published on November 11, 2021
"Bravo!" by Ballet California. Photo © The Company.

Apply for the National Master Audition by November 20, 2021

Auditioning for employment as a dancer is not only exceedingly difficult, but also expensive; the National Master Audition serves as a beacon of hope for those wishing to further their dance careers without needing to spend thousands of dollars on an audition tour one city at a time.

Hosted by Ballet California in Torrance, California, the National Master Audition is a rare opportunity that will allow dancers from all around the globe to be seen by directors of major US dance companies all at one convenient location.

Looking to join the ranks of professional dance companies is already challenging in itself for a number of reasons, but with the burden of having to fork out thousands of dollars to travel from one audition to another in various cities and states, auditioning for a professional contract is for many, a daunting prospect. The beauty of the National Master Audition lies in the fact that dancers are offered the superb opportunity to obtain desired professional contracts, all at one sunny California location; Lauridsen Ballet Centre, located at 1261 Sartori Ave, Torrance, CA 90501 on December 28 and 29, 2021.

Photo © Lauridsen Ballet Centre.

The National Master Audition ‘21 features directors from the following companies: Ballet Austin, Ballet Idaho, Ballet Theatre of Maryland, Columbia City Ballet, Contemporary West Dance Theatre, Grand Rapids Ballet, Louisville Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, and Orlando Ballet. Dancers participating in this two-day audition will be seen in a modern and ballet class. Company directors use their discretion in deciding which dancers they wish to call back.

Applications for the National Master Audition are due on November 20th, 2021. For more information, please contact Diane Lauridsen at 310-963-1247 or

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