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Company Auditions


Thank you for your interest in DE LA Dance Company! 

DE LA Dance Company currently has 36 week, paid Company contracts available for our 23-24 season, including two male and two female Principle contracts. As well as Apprentice and Trainee contracts.

Artistic Directors, Mario de la Nuez and Meridith Benson, will be considering classically trained male and female dancers to fill Company, Apprentice, and Trainee positions for DE LA's 2023-24 season.


Please submit your resume, headshot, dance photos, and artistic reel to Meridith Benson at The deadline for video auditions is March 30th. Dates and locations for our Open Auditions will be announced early 2023. 


DE LA's Apprentice dancers are involved in all company classes

and rehearsals and are considered for all roles in company

productions. Apprentices may be asked to supplement their

training with additional classes through our school de la Dance

Center, where they would receive a 50% tuition scholarship.

Apprentice contracts are unpaid.


DE LA's Trainees represent the highest level of training in de la

Dance Center. Trainee dancers follow a full company schedule,

including classes and rehearsals, while continuing to train within

our school. Trainees are considered for corps de ballet roles in

company productions and participate in de la Dance Center's

Spring Recital. Traineeships are tuition based.

Learn more about our school: 

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