The Semperoper Ballett is looking for dancers for the 2024/25 season. The closing date for applications is 31 December 2023. Auditions are expected to take place in February 2024 at the Semperoper Dresden. The job advertisement can be found below.

Where: Semperoper Dresden, Germany

When: 17th & 18th of February, 2024

Deadline for applications: December 31, 2023

The Semperoper Ballett and appointed Artistic Director Kinsun Chan are searching for exceptionally skilled dancers of all ranks from Principal to Apprentice. We seek dancers with strong artistry and dynamic movement qualities who contribute to the creative process and thrive on performing a wide range of choreographies, strong classical and contemporary technique are required, improvisational skills are a plus.

The Semperoper Ballett is an internationally renowned ballet company whose exciting and diverse repertoire ranges from the classics to contemporary works of today. 

How to apply:
In accordance with the International Audition Pre-Selection Guidelines, please apply and submit the following material to by December 31, 2023.

  • a CV
  • a head shot
  • 2-3 dance photos that reveal the dancer’s full body proportions and line
  • a video via link with no introduction or special editing, consisting of the following performed in leotard and tights for women and tight fitting dance attire for men:
  • a short classical variation drawn from the standard repertoire, danced in pointe shoes by female applicants
  • a short contemporary variation or improvisation that illustrates your command of a range of movement different from that demonstrated in the classical variation
  • 3-5 minutes of barre work, incorporating both sides, danced in soft shoes by male applicants and pointe shoes by female applicants
  • 3-5 minutes of centre work that includes adagio, pirouettes, petit and grand allegro, danced in pointe shoes by female applicants

Please note that the audition is by invitation only. Scheduled audition dates are the 17th & 18th of February, 2024 at Semperoper Dresden, Germany

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