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Company Auditions for the 2017-2018 Season

Charlottesville Ballet announces its open audition for the professional company to take place on March 5, 2017 at 3:00pm. Positions available include Company Artist, Apprenticeships, and participation in the 2017-2018 Trainee Program. Dancers should bring a prepared folder with a head shot, dance image of choice, and resume. There is an audition fee of $5.00 upon registering.

Audition Location: Charlottesville Ballet Studios | 1885 Seminole Trail in Charlottesville, VA


Register Here for the OPEN Audition on March 5 


Audition by company class is also available on the following dates. Please click below to register.

Company Auditions

Please contact Company Manager Caitlin Lennon at [email protected] with any questions.



Piano Accompanist

Charlottesville Ballet is looking for part-time accompanists for weekly ballet classes. Pianists with experience accompanying ballet classes are preferred, but Charlottesville Ballet is willing to train qualified applicants.  Pay is $20-$25 per hour based on experience.

Applicants must possess strong classical piano technique, good musicianship, and have the ability to follow musical direction. A strong grasp of classical repertoire is essential and sight-reading is helpful.



• Choose music with appropriate rhythms and tempos by observing the movement of the dancers.

• Adapt/improvise in order to best fit the music with the quality of the movement.

• Always be prepared and consistent in the studio

• Maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, and students

To apply for this position, please email resume to Co-Director Emily Hartka at [email protected] with “Accompanist” in the subject line.



Experienced Ballet Instructor

Charlottesville Ballet is seeking an experienced ballet instructor to join our Artistic Team. Instructor will give an advanced ballet class to the professional company once per week.

Interested candidates may send a resumé to Co-Director Sara Jansen Clayborne: [email protected]




Internship: Administrative Assistant

Charlottesville Ballet is seeking an administrative assistant for Summer 2017 and the 2017-18 Academic Year.

Charlottesville Ballet offers customized internships that can be geared toward a particular student’s areas of interest (marketing/PR, production & lighting design, graphic design/photography, etc.).  University of Virginia students may apply for college credit through the University Internship Program (UIP).

All interested students should complete the CB Internship Interest Form and contact Nina Staeben: [email protected]

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