Houston Ballet, under the direction of Stanton Welch, is looking for male and female dancers with strong classical and contemporary technique for the 2020-2021 season. Pre-registration for the open auditions is not required. Dancers should bring a résumé and current headshot (additional dance photos may be submitted but are not required). Ladies must bring pointe shoes. Selected dancers will be asked to stay for repertory work.

Company Open Auditions for the 2020/2021 season:

Sunday, January 26th, 2020– New York, NY
New York City Center

Check in on 4th floor, Studio 4

Enter via stage door at:
130 West 56th St, between 6th & 7th Ave
New York, NY 10019     

9:00-9:45 AM
Registration for Women
10:00 AM -12:45 PM
Women’s Class 
12:15-12:45 PM
Registration for Men 
1:00-3:00 PM
Men’s Class 
3:15-5:00 PM
Repertory Class for selected dancers

Sunday, February 16th, 2020 – Houston, TX
Houston Ballet Center for Dance
601 Preston St
Houston, TX 77002


9:00-9:30 AM
9:45-11:45 AM
Combined Class for Women and Men 
12:00-1:00 PM
Repertory Class for selected dancers

If you have further questions regarding the open auditions, please contact us at companyauditions@houstonballet.org. No phone calls, please.

Company class auditions are by invitation only. Although we prefer that dancers attend one of our open auditions, individuals interested in being considered for a company class audition may submit the following materials:

  • Résumé /CV (PDF or Word Doc only)
  • Current headshot and full body dance shot
  • DVD or video link (Vimeo or YouTube only) including at least TWO classical variations

Please send materials by email to companyauditions@houstonballet.org or by mail to 

Houston Ballet
Attn: Company auditions
601 Preston St
Houston, TX 77002