Employment Opportunities

Company Auditions for the 2017–18 Season

The Ballet will accept a résumé and a video/DVD by mail.
Send to:
ATTN: Robert Gardner
Minnesota Ballet
301 West First Street, Suite 800
Duluth, MN 55802

Videos posted to YouTube may be included in links if you are e-mailing your résumé to: balletmaster@minnesotaballet.org

Videos should include a classical variation (en pointe for women) and pas de deux or partnering work. Performance video is preferred if possible. Contemporary work may also be submitted. Videos are accepted as a preliminary audition and do not replace a live audition. You may be asked to attend company class if you are unable to attend the scheduled auditions. Dancers auditioning in Minnesota Ballet company class in Duluth must do so during the season when the company is not on tour. The season ends March 25th, 2017. Because company class can be in several locations please schedule in advance to find locations and times.

General physical attributes:

The Minnesota Ballet is looking for men with a height of 5′-9″ and up, and women with a height of 5′-6″ and under.

Currently, all positions for the 2016-17 season has been filled.

National Auditions for the 2017-18 season will be held:

Dates and times: 


Company and apprentice positions

 Ruth Page Center for the Arts

April 8th, 2017
Studio 1
4:00 p.m.  – 6:00 p.m.
$15 audition fee – please have correct change
Please bring resume and picture!

April 22, 2017
3:30 p.m.  – 5:30 p.m.
Company and apprentice positions –
Cowles Center for the Arts
James Sewell Ballet
Studio 2B

$15 audition fee – Please have correct change
Bring resume and picture!


(The Minnesota Ballet is a professional classical ballet company. Contracts include salary and benefits. The company is based in Duluth, Minnesota.)


There is a $15 audition fee for each audition. Please bring résumé and dance shot to audition.
Equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the programs of the Minnesota Ballet is provided to all individuals regardless of race, national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability in admission, access, or employment.