COMPANY AUDITIONS 2023-2024
Complexions Contemporary Ballet seeks passionate dance artists, of all backgrounds, ethnicities, and gender identities, that are unique individuals with a point of view and clear sense of self for its 2023-2024 Season.
Candidates should have a strong Classical and Contemporary Ballet foundation, solid pointe work for all gender identities that work on pointe, partnering experience, and the versatility to tackle a variety of movement styles. Applicants must be 18 or over, fully vaccinated, have a valid passport, and can legally work in the United States.
Complexions offers a year-round contract starting in August 2023 that includes 35+ paid weeks, domestic and international touring, competitive salaries, paid holidays, personal and sick days, free physical therapy and pointe shoe stipends.
Complexions Contemporary Ballet is a New York City-based company founded in 1994 by Master Choreographer Dwight Rhoden and the legendary Desmond Richardson with a singular approach to reinventing dance through a groundbreaking mix of methods, styles and cultures. Today, Complexions represents one of the world's most recognized, diverse, inclusive and respected performing arts companies.
Complexions celebrates its 29th season with a two-week engagement at The Joyce Theater in NYC and touring engagements around the globe. Complexions Repertory includes works from Resident and Principal Choreographer Dwight Rhoden and guest choreographers in the field. Company dance artists also have the opportunity to participate in our CCB Choreo Lab curated to provide space and time for choreographic exploration and mentorship from CCB Artistic Directors.
Company members receive professional development and additional paid opportunities in teaching and assisting with rehearsals. CCB dance artists are invited to be certified in NIQUE©, the official technique of Complexions Contemporary Ballet, through our CCB Teacher Training Program, which provides teaching opportunities in our CCB Academy programs.
Complexions Contemporary Ballet is a collective of passionate human beings and artists interested in working towards the highest version of oneself and the whole; a space to be uniquely you within a supporting and caring community while maintaining the highest standards of artistry and performance.
2023 In-Person Auditions
Auditions are open to ALL applicants who can attend any of
our in-person auditions listed below
Audition Pre-Registration Required
*All dancer artists who are comfortable dancing in pointe shoes, please bring your pointe shoes to the audition.
SUNDAY MARCH 26, 2023
New York City Center. Studio 4
130 West 56th Street, New York, NY 10019
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The audition schedule will be divided into groups. We will send your group assignment by email. Regardless of your group, please come prepared to stay until 5:00 pm for a possible call back.
Please complete your application before Wednesday March 22nd, 2023
SUNDAY APRIL 30, 2023
Visceral Dance Center. Studio 6
3121 N Rockwell St. Chicago, IL 60618
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The audition schedule will be divided into groups. We will send your group assignment by email.
Regardless of your group, please come prepared to stay until 6:00 pm for a possible call back.
Please complete your application before Wednesday April 26th, 2023
SUNDAY MAY 21, 2023
San Francisco Ballet. Studio LC
455 Franklin St. San Francisco, CA 94102
12:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The audition schedule will be divided into groups. We will send your group assignment by email. Regardless of your group, please come prepared to stay until 8:00 pm for a possible call back.
Please complete your application before Wednesday May 17th, 2023
HOW TO PRE-REGISTER
Step 1: Fill out the Google Form (please be ready to submit a video link and a recommendation contact)
Step 2: Submit your resume, headshot and Covid-19 vaccination card to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the following in the subject line: Company Audition + Your Full Name + Audition Site.
Step 3: Receive your audition conformation and schedule by email.
Dancers who have not submitted the complete the form, and submitted their headshot, vaccination card and resume will not be considered for an audition invitation.
Vaccination against Covid-19 is required for participation in the audition and for employment with the company.
Dancers must send a negative rapid covid test the morning of the audition and/or wear a mask throughout the audition process.