GROUNDWORKS DANCETHEATER seeks male and female dancers versatile GWDTAudition18in ballet, contemporary and modern techniques for company positions.  

First round of auditions by electronic submission only.

Please go to to apply and send dance reel and resume.

If you have questions, please email

Audition Dates for those INVITED:

Candidates will be notified by email regarding an invitation to attend one of our in- person work sessions to be held in Cleveland, Ohio on: March 30, 2018

Year round contract with benefits, beginning May 2018.
Applicant must be a United States citizen or hold a valid Green Card.

About GroundWorks DanceTheater
GroundWorks is an acclaimed contemporary company based in Cleveland, Ohio dedicated to the creation of new work in dance. The company is in its 18th season.  Artists will work closely with Artistic Director David Shimotakahara, as well as nationally and internationally recognized choreographers and composers.  The work often involves live music collaboration.  Current repertory includes work by Kate Weare, Adam Barruch, Rosie Hererra, Robyn Mineko Williams, Robert Moses, Noa Zuk, David Parker, Roni Koresh, and Dianne McIntyre among others.

For more information visit our website at

Inlet Dance Theatre

Audition for Inlet Dance Theatre’s 2018-2019 Season Dec 18 & 19, 2017 Cleveland, OH inlet Dance Theatre Contact information: www.inletdance. org, or 216-7218580 Inlet is holding auditions for our upcoming 2018-19 season for Trainee, Protégé, Apprentice & Company B positions.  We’re looking for professionals & students who are teachable and able to assimilate into our organizational culture & aesthetic. Inlet is a modern dance company with a technical base grounded in Hawkins-based release technique, Pilobolus-based nontraditional partnering, and a collaborative creative process that relies on improvisation skills. The company seeks highly skilled dance artists with a desire to educate as well as perform.  Male & Female dancers 18 & up

Kent State University – Ballet Master Class and Audition with Robert Barnett

March 3, 2018, 11:00-1:00pm
Ballet Master Class and Audition with Robert Barnett Kent State University
Cost: $40 Age and Ability Requirement: Dancers must be a minimum of 12 years old, at the high intermediate/advanced level and be on pointe. NOTE: Class will also serve as an audition.  Those chosen, for the afternoon session (from 2-4:30 pm) will learn a section of Balanchine’s iconic ballet, Serenade.  If chosen for that opportunity, dancers will pay an additional fee of $40. At 4:30 pm there will be a studio showing of what Mr. Barnett is able to stage in the 2.5 hours of rehearsals.  This is free and open to all. Register Today to Secure Your Place in Class and the Possibility to work with Mr. Barnett later the same day learning Balanchine’s Serenade!

Open Company Audition BalletMet Columbus

March 25, 2018, 2:00-5:00pm
Open Company Audition BalletMet Columbus, OH
BalletMet will be auditioning dancers in Columbus to join the Professional Company on Sunday, March 25 from 2:00-5:00 pm. For more information about auditions and additional dates visit: meet-company/%20auditions/

Verb Ballets

Company Member Auditions Verb Ballets Ongoing, By appointment 3445 Warrensville Center Road Shaker Heights, OH 44122 Website: Currently seeking one male dancer for 2018-19 Season. Verb Ballets is seeking dancers for annual 10-11 month contracts that include fringe benefits and a one week paid vacation. Relocation assistance is available. Must have a strong background in ballet and contemporary technique. Submission must include headshot, resume and a YouTube or Vimeo link showing dancer’s abilities. Submissions accepted December 2017 – March 2018 and will be kept on file. Pay will be commensurate with experience. More information available at html

Trainee Auditions Company Name: Verb Ballets Verb Ballets’ Trainee Program is geared for students ages 16 and older who are preparing for a professional dance career.  The Trainee Program seeks to develop young aspiring professional dancers into professional dancers through a carefully and individualized study plan. Ongoing submissions accepted. More information available at http://www.verbballets. org/trainees.html