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Jobs at Northern Ballet

Northern Ballet is one of the UK’s leading ballet companies and the widest touring ballet company in the UK. Bold and innovative in its approach, Northern Ballet is prolific at creating new full length-work with a unique blend of strong classical technique and world-class storytelling. Our repertoire embraces popular culture and pushes the boundaries of what stories can be told through dance.

Whether based on tour, or at Northern Ballet HQ in Leeds, a career with us allows you to become part of an ambitious world-class arts organisation. Please see below for current vacancies.

Northern Ballet is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Northern Ballet company auditions

Winner of The South Bank Sky Arts Dance Award 2016

EUROPE'S BEST DANCE COMPANY

Winner of Best Company at the Taglioni European Ballet Awards

Northern Ballet tours the UK and overseas extensively. Our repertoire is a varies and imaginative mix of classical and narrative ballets.

We are looking for male and female dancers

You should be open-minded, creative and imaginative with strong classical technique, exceptional partnering skills and strength.

Closed audition, by invitation only, will be held in Leeds on Sunday 28 January 2018.

Please submit a full CV (which must include height, weight, date of birth and nationality), recent full-length classical dance photos and DVD (or YouTube/Vimeo link) of centre class work in leotard/tights (ladies on pointe), showing long combinations both sides of adage, pirouettes, small and large jumps, a travelling combination and optional contemporary solo (no costumes please) by Monday 15 January 2018 to:


You might also be interested in our Professional Graduate Programme, an exciting one-year classical ballet finishing course designed to make the connection between full-time training and professional performance. find out more