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Open call from May 7 to July 1 23:59
Room 2 of the Santander Ensemble of Performing Arts
Presented by

Limited availability


San Francisco Ballet School (SFBS) ®, through Despertares Impulsa®, offers for the first time the opportunity to audition in Mexico to enter its annual Academic Program 2020-2021 and / or the 2020 Summer Course for young people who meet the requirements.

The invitation is for dancers of any nationality.

San Francisco Ballet School® will not charge the audition fee. If selected, SFBS will award scholarships to attend these programs.

It will be the first time that the San Francisco Ballet School®, the oldest ballet company in the United States, has given talented dancers the opportunity to apply for a scholarship without having participated in international competitions.

One of Isaac Hernández's dreams is to bring the most talented dancers in their formative stage closer to the possibility of being able to complement their professional training in an institution such as the San Francisco Ballet School.

Audition requirements:

Age for intermediate level: 12-15 years

Age for advanced level: 15-18 years

Language: Advanced English (IELTS B1 or B2)

Visa active during the entire course

Ballet level: intermediate or advanced

Intermediate women: experience in tips

Advanced women: mandatory tips

Steps for pre-selection:

All applicants must fill out the online questionnaire for the San Francisco Ballet School® auditions. In this questionnaire, they must send the documents described below.

Applications will close on July 1 at 11:59 pm.

Step 1: Documents and registration


(A) Fill out the online questionnaire which can be accessed by pressing the REGISTER button at the bottom of the page. The following will be requested:


· 1 digital photograph from the front, fully visible. White background. 3.5 x 4.5 cm 300 dpi.

Please name the photo: Nombre_Headshot.jpg

WOMEN: natural makeup or without preferential makeup. Preferred bun hair.


· Photo in arabesque. Plain background. 10 x 15 cm. 300 dpi. Please name the photo: Nombre_Arabesque.jpg


· Ballet video of no more than 2 minutes. Take into account that this video will be evaluated as part of the pre-selection, full body must be visible at all times. Please name the video: FirstNameSurname_Demo.mp4


In case of doubts, please contact the email .

(B) Print and fill out audition form

Fill out the San Francisco Ballet School® audition form. This document can be downloaded here . IF YOU ARE A MINOR, this document must also have the parents' consent signature. Please name the document: NameSurname_Document.pdf

Deliver this physical document with signature at the time of registration.

Step 2: Face-to-face hearing


San Francisco Ballet School will review the documents, photos and videos to select the dancers who will go to the face-to-face audition. All applicants will be informed of their result via email. In case of being selected, they will be informed of the time of their audition as well as any clothing requirement.





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