State Street Ballet: About


Auditions 2018/19

Auditions for our 2019 Summer Intensive, 2019/20 Professional Track Program, and 2019/20 Company positions will be held together, in numerous cities thoughout the United States. Please check the Audition Schedule below for dates, times, and locations. 

State Street Ballet is an internationally acclaimed company of professional dancers from around the world. We look for dancers with strong classical and contemporary backgrounds, who are interested in working collaboratively and exploring their individual styles of movement. Pointe work for the women, strong partnering skills, and modern dance training are required.

State Street Ballet's 2019 Summer Intensive is for serious ballet students ages 12-21, and includes training in ballet, modern, pas de deux, jazz, pointe, and strength-training. The Summer Intensive culminates in a fully-staged performance for family and friends.

State Street Ballet's 2019/20 Professional Track Program is a year-round intensive that is designed for the advanced dancer with aspirations of a professional career. For students ages 18-22, this innovative course meets five days a week, 32 weeks per year, preparing dancers for a career in dance through participation in State Street Ballet company class, opportunities to perform and tour with the professional company, and a focus on fine-tuning both technique and artistry.

Our 2019 Spring Workshop - an opportunity to spend a week with us in Santa Barbara, explore new movement styles, learn company repertoire, and audition for State Street Ballet or our Professional Track Program in a more personal way.

How to Audition

Attend one of our open auditions! Download the appropriate application form below, fill it out, and bring it to the audition along with a headshot, dance photo in first arabesque, and $20 (cash only) for audition fee.

Audition Application Form - COMPANY

Audition Application Form - PROFESSIONAL TRACK & SUMMER INTENSIVE

For information contact State Street Ballet  (805) 845-1432 or email State Street Ballet


2018/19 National Audition Tour

  Sat, January 19, 2019

  11:00am-12:30pm


Albuquerque NM

Dance Theatre Southwest

3805 Academy Pkwy S NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

(505) 296-9465

  Sun, January 20, 2019

  2:30-4:00pm


Denver CO

Colorado Ballet

1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204

(303) 837-8888

  Mon, January 21, 2019

  1:00-2:30pm


Phoenix AZ

Ballet Arizona

2835 Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034

(602) 381-0188

  Sat, February 9, 2019

  4:00-5:30pm


San Francisco CA

San Francisco Ballet School

455 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

(415) 861-5600

  Sat, February 9, 2019

  2:30-4:00pm


Seattle WA

Pacific Northwest Ballet School

301 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109

(206) 441-2435

  Sun, February 10, 2019

  12:00-1:30pm


Portland OR

Oregon Ballet Theatre

0720 SW Bancroft St. Portland, OR 97239

(503) 227-0977

  Sun, February 24, 2019

  2:00-3:30pm


Los Angeles CA

Westside School of Ballet

1709 Stewart St, Santa Monica, CA 90404

(310) 828-2018

  Sat, March 16, 2019

  11:00am-1:00pm


Chicago IL

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

1147 Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607

(312) 850-9744

  Sat, March 16, 2019

  5:00-6:30pm


San Diego CA

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet

1650 El Prado Suite 209, San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 233-3060

  Sun, March 31, 2019

  1:30-3:30pm


New York NY

School of American Ballet

70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

(212) 769-6600

  Sat, April 6, 2019

  4:00-5:45pm


Santa Barbara CA

State Street Ballet

2285 Las Positas Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

(805) 845-1432