Ballet Arizona is the Southwest’s premiere Ballet company offering classical and contemporary ballet performances, and is dedicated to preserving and celebrating classical dance while creating and commissioning new innovative works.

The Company includes a corps of 31 dancers, under the artistic direction of Ib Andersen. A year-round staff of over 20 provides administrative, production, marketing, communication, and developmental support.

Ballet Arizona’s team environment thrives on placing qualified and dedicated personnel into each team position. We welcome general inquiries and/or submission of resumes. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Current listings for Company dance auditions or staff employment opportunities are listed below, with detailed job descriptions and application procedures when appropriate.

Ballet Arizona is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Open Auditions – Company and Studio Company

On the day of the open audition, the company requires a registration form, $25 registration fee (cash only), resume, and 2 photos.
Click here to fill out a registration form in advance.
Resume:  include all performing experience with a Professional Ballet Company, training, height, weight, awards received, etc.
Photos: headshot and 1 full body dance photo (i.e. arabesque, etc)

Open Audition for Company
Date: March 1, 2015
Location: Ballet Arizona  2835 E. Washington Street   Phoenix, AZ 85034
Time: Registration begins at 11:30am
Ballet Class at 12:00pm
Fee: $25 Registration (Cash only)

Open Audition for Studio Company
*Auditions are available to dancers up to 21 years of age.
Date: March 1, 2015
Location: Ballet Arizona  2835 E. Washington Street   Phoenix, AZ 85034
Time: Registration begins at 1:30am
Ballet Class at 2:00pm
Fee: $25 Registration (Cash only)

Video Auditions: We encourage dancers to attend the open audition.  If you are unable to attend the open audition, you may submit your resume, headshot, dance photos, and DVD to the address below.  Please indicate if you are auditioning for the Company or Studio Company.

Ballet Arizona
Auditions, Attn: Laura Cadieux
2835 E. Washington Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85034

Auditions may be emailed to lcadieux@balletaz.org.  For questions please contact Laura Cadieux at lcadieux@balletaz.org or 602-343-6518.

Due to the high volume of phone calls and submissions, please track your package in lieu of calling or emailing to see if we have received your materials.  Any materials submitted for audition purposes will not be returned.  You will only be contacted by a representative of Ballet Arizona if Artistic Director Ib Andersen is considering you for a position in the company.