Columbia City Ballet is now South Carolina Ballet

Employment Opportunities

Company Auditions

*** We are no longer taking applications for the season. Thank you to all the applicants for their interest and enthusiasm. Stay tuned for more fantastic opportunities in the future.

We are currently seeking dancers for all positions in the ballet company (principals, soloists, corps members) for our 2023-2024 ballet season. Our season begins October 1, 2023 and runs 25–28 weeks, concluding on April 21, 2024. We are actively pursuing male dancers that are 5’11” or taller and female dancers between 5’1 and 5’6. The company repertoire is classically focused, therefore all-female artists must have strong pointe work.

All dancers must be a citizen of the United States or already have a working visa to audition.

What We Offer

In addition to salary, dancers will have the opportunity to dance in 4 to 5 major productions per season, ranging from classical to contemporary repertoire. Columbia City Ballet is also a touring company, with all productions touring to various cities in the southeast. Additional benefits are:

  • Access to Medical Team, Physical Therapist, Chiropractor, and Counselors
  • In addition to company classes, free classes in the school from the Artistic Director and access to the entire Artistic Staff
  • Rehearsals end at 3:30, so you have the opportunity to augment your training or get additional part-time work
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Pointe shoes and all dance shoes provided
  • All lodging and food provided while on-tour
  • Guest choreographers
  • Choreographic opportunities available
  • Extensive performing opportunities

Columbia City Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.

How To Submit

You may submit audition materials for Company positions. Once you submit the materials outlined below, they will be reviewed for consideration and a possible invitation to audition in person.

Please no phone calls, email the materials list below to The following information must be included:

  • Resume/CV
  • Accepted formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf files
  • Email Address
  • Date of birth
  • Height in feet/inches
  • Weight
  • Training and Performance Experience
  • Headshot and Dance Photographs
  • Accepted formats: .jpg, pdf files
  • One headshot
  • One or more full-body dance photos
  • Video Link
    Accepted formats: YouTube or Vimeo (provide link passwords if necessary)
  • Classical and contemporary works


Your audition application will not be processed if the requested materials have not been submitted.

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