Auditions & Masterclasses

Upcoming Auditions

2020 Summer Intensive AUDITIONS

Friday, January 31st 6:30-7:30pm



Our Professional Trainee Program is a specialized intensive year-round training program for serious female and male ballet students ages 12-21 who strive for the highest standard in classical ballet and contemporary ballet education, with the goal of a professional ballet career. Trainee dancers have the unique opportunity to work closely with Michigan Classical Ballet and participate in additional MCB performances, gaining first hand experience with a professional ballet company.  Please visit our Trainee Program page on our website to find out more.

Michigan Classical Ballet 2019-2020 Season Professional Company Audition

Michigan Classical Ballet, Metro-Detroit’s new PROFESSIONAL BALLET COMPANY is seeking advanced/professional male and female dancers for the 2019-2020 season.  Dancers must be ages 17 and up. Contracts will be offered for 28-34 weeks. Pre-registration is required. Please send the following information via email to

  • Resume: Please include performance experience, training, height, awards received and contact information.
  • Dance Photographs: Please include two to three different full body views and a headshot.
  • Performance or Studio DVD




Master Class with Ksenia Zhiganshina, Bolshoi Ballet

The Academy of Russian Classical Ballet offers several master classes with guest instructors throughout the year. Master classes are available for intermediate through advanced level dancers, and are open to all interested ballet students.  Previous master classes have been taught by professional dancers and instructors from Bolshoi Ballet, Mariinsky Theatre, Perm Ballet, Colorado Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, The Rock School of Dance, Kirov Academy, Stanislavsky Ballet, American Ballet Theater and more. Additionally, we are pleased to host programs by Ballet in the City.  Please visit for more information about their upcoming master classes available at ARCB.