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 2020-2021 ballet season. Our season begins October 1, 2020 and runs 25–28 weeks, concluding on April 4, 2021. 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 us at 803-799-7605 for more information.

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

2020-2021 Productions

Main Stage Productions 

Dracula

Nutcracker

Body and Movement Explored

Main Stage Series

Cinderella

Educational Outreach 

Holiday’s Around the World

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. The 24-week contract between October 2020 and April 2021. Please email audition material, (headshot, dance pictures, video, and resume) to mbailey@columbiacityballet.com

For additional details and information, please email Ballet Mistress Miranda Bailey at mbailey@columbiacityballet.com.

Columbia City Ballet II Auditions

For additional details and information, please email Ballet Mistress Miranda Bailey at mbailey@columbiacityballet.com.

Cinderella Auditions


Columbia City Ballet Audition Dress Code

Ladies: black leotard, pink tights, hair in a 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 Ballet Mistress Miranda Bailey at mbailey@columbiacityballet.com or call our office at 803-799-7605.