“Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre is excited to announce OPEN COMPANY AUDITIONS for consideration to its 2016-2017 season.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Applicants must submit a Video Audition, Headshot and Resume no later than Monday, June 6, 2016 (sent via email to
  • All male and female applicants must have background of intermediate to advanced dance training with strong emphasis in ballet
  • Applicant must be 12 years of age or older (by Tuesday, September 6, 2016)

Video Audition Guidelines:

  • Applicants should wear appropriate audition attire (white shirt and black tights for all males and black leotard and pink tights for all females)
  • Video should be no longer than 10-minutes in duration
  • Video should include:
  1. Abbreviated Barre (plie, tendu, adagio, battement) to one side each
  2. Abbreviated Center (adagio, pirouettes, petit allegro, grand allegro)
  3. Pointe work may also be demonstrated, in the center, if the applicant has experience
  • Footage should be current and recorded no earlier that 6-months of submission
  • Video Audition should be in a readable format (ex: .avi, .mp4 or .wmv)

If you have any questions regarding BAHBT’s Open Company Auditions please email”