South Carolina's Largest Performing Arts Company

Auditions

Currently Seeking Professional Company Ballet Dancers

We are currently seeking dancers for all positions in the ballet company (principals, soloists, corps members) for our 2019-2020 ballet season. Our season begins October 1, 2019 and runs 25–28 weeks, concluding on April 4, 2020. We are actively pursuing male dancers that are 5’11” or taller and female dancers between 5’1 and 5’6. The company repertoire is classically focused, therefore all female artists must have strong pointe work. All dancers must be a citizen of the United States or already have a working visa to audition. Please contact Company Manager Jason Cobb at 803-799-7605 for more information. Please email audition material (headshot, dance pictures, video and resume) to jcobb@columbiacityballet.com.

What We Offer

In addition to salary, dancers will have the opportunity to dance in 4 to 5 major productions per season ranging from classical to contemporary repertoire. South Carolina Ballet is also a touring company, with all productions touring to various cities in the Southeast. Additional benefits are:

  • Access to Medical Team, Physical Therapist, Chiropractor, and Counselors
  • In addition to company classes, free classes in the school from Artistic Director and access to entire Artistic Staff
  • Rehearsals end at 3:30, so you have the opportunity to augment your training or get additional part time work
  • Pointe shoes and all dance shoes provided
  • All lodging and food provided while on tour
  • Guest choreographers
  • Choreographic opportunities available
  • Extensive performing opportunities

2019-2020 Productions

Main Stage Productions 

Dracula/Ballet with a Bite – touring

Nutcracker – extensive touring

Great Gatsby – World Premier

Cinderella – extensive touring

Body and Movement Explored – choreographic opportunities

Ballet le D’Amour – Valentine evening

Mixed Repertoire College Tours

Off The Wall and on to The Stage Dancing The Art of Jonathan Green  – Major Performance in Charolette, NC

Educational Outreach 

The Grinch – World Premier

Beauty and the Beast


Columbia City Ballet Auditions

February 22 from 11:00am-12:30pm

South Carolina’s largest ballet company is auditioning both male and female dancers at all levels, principals, soloists, and corps dancers. Strong Classical ballet technique required. 24-week contract between October 2020 and April 2021. Please email audition material, (headshot, dance pictures, video and resume) to Jason Cobb, Company Manager at JCobb@ColumbiaCityBallet.Com

For additional details and information, please email Jason Cobb at jcobb@columbiacityballet.com.

Columbia City Ballet II Auditions

For additional details and information, please email Jason Cobb at jcobb@columbiacityballet.com.

Cinderella Auditions


Columbia City Ballet Audition Dress Code

Ladies: black leotard, pink tights, hair in slick bun, lip and cheek color with light eye shadow

Gentlemen: white leotard or plain white tee shirt, black tights and black ballet shoes or black tights with white socks and white ballet shoes

For more information about upcoming auditions, please email Company Manager Jason Cobb at jcobb@columbiacityballet.com or call our office at 803-799-7605.