2017 Southland Ballet Academy Summer Intensive Auditions

Designed for male and female dancers, Southland Ballet Academy’s (official school of Festival Ballet Theatre) Summer Intensive is dedicated to excellence in training the aspiring dancer. During this extensive program, students are offered the rare opportunity to benefit under the guidance and expertise of internationally known Ballet Masters and SBA’s award-winning staff.

For more information on the Southland Ballet Academy Summer Programs, please visit:

Audition Days and Times:

Friday, February 3, 2017
Irvine Studio – 710 Roosevelt, Irvine, CA

International Summer Intensive & Mini Intensive – 
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Ages 11-20 – pointe work required

Junior Summer Intensive – 
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: Ages 9-12 – no pointework required (Ballet 2 and up)

Saturday, February 4, 2017
Fountain Valley Studio – 9527 Garfield Avenue, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

International Summer Intensive & Mini Intensive – 
9:00 am – 10:30 am: Ages 11-13 – pointe work required
10:30 am – 12:00 pm: Ages 14-20 – pointe work required

Junior Summer Intensive – 
9:00 am – 10:30 am: Ages 9-12 – no pointework required (Ballet 2 and up)

Audition Cost:

Online Pre-Registration:  $35 Registration Fee for non-Southland Ballet Academy students
Audition Day:  $30 Registration Fee for non-Southland Ballet Academy students (cash only and exact cash is preferred)

Registration Form:

Online Pre-Registration Form:  Click Here

Audition Day Registration Form:
International Summer Intensive & Mini Intensive – Click Here To Download
Junior Summer Intensive – Click Here To Download

Can’t Make The Audition Date?:

You must request an audition time in one of the SBA scheduled classes. Please e-mail us at with your preferred class time to be scheduled.

Audition videos are also accepted. Click here for video audition requirements.  A registration form and $25 registration fee are required along with the video.  Deadline for video submission is Monday, March 20, 2017.


Festival Ballet Theatre conducts auditions for male and female professional level dancers on an as-needed basis.  Dancers can audition for specific ballets, in person or by video.

Video Submissions:  Professional Dancers interested in be considered should submit resume, photo and video to We will refer to these submissions as positions/need arises.

In-studio Auditions:  We will post notifications of auditions on our website and announce via social media (follow us on facebook and twitter) when we hold live auditions.  Audition dates will be posted on this website, approximately one month before the audition session. Dancers should come prepared to take class, women will dance on pointe.  After warm-up, dancers will be shown combinations in groups and as partners, and they will be assess in respect to technical and artistic skills.
Dancers who live in southern California, or those who may be traveling to the area, are welcome to join us for class at any time so we can become familiar with your dance style and abilities.


Nutcracker Auditions:  Open Community Auditions are held in September and performances run in December at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Renowned guests artists appear in each performance, with FBT company members, and talented young ballet students appear in the children’s roles.

More information at Nutcracker page
Pre-registration is required.
Check in September to preregister.

Festival Ballet Theatre
9527 Garfield Avenue
Fountain Valley, CA 92708