We are extremely excited to announce HSDC Company Auditions for the 22/23 Season! Our year-round contract will begin July 25, 2022 and include 44 paid weeks.

Note that all audition phases will have both in-person and virtual options.


Phase 1: Open Call

Open Call Auditions will take place on Monday, March 14, 2022.

In-person Audition Timeframe: 11:00am – 2:20pm CT

  • In-person auditions will take place in downtown Chicago at HSDC's studio in Water Tower Place (835 N Michigan Ave., 4th Floor)
  • To adhere to social distancing practices, in-person classes will be capped at 50 dancers in each class. There will be 2 classes during the timeframe for a total of 100 available in-person audition spots.
  • Must show proof of vaccination.
  • Must be masked at all times.  

Virtual Audition Timeframe: 3:00pm – 6:20pm CT

  • In order to ensure appropriate attention to all auditioners, each virtual class will be capped at 150 dancers. There will be 2 classes during the timeframe for a total of 300 available virtual audition spots.
  • Pending overwhelmingly large registration numbers for the in-person audition, an additional class may be scheduled on March 15, 2022, running from 11:00am -12:30pm CT.

Please keep these timeframes open, as you will be notified of your scheduled class after registration closes.

Registration is now closed as of Monday, Feb. 14. Thank you for your interest in Hubbard Street Dance Chicago!

All registered dancers will be assigned to either an in-person or virtual audition no later than February 18, 2022 at 6:00pm CT. You will not be able to select your class time – no exceptions. If after February 21 you ​have not been contacted by HSDC, please contact us at auditions@hubbardstreetdance.com.

Open Call audition class will last an hour and a half and will consist of a ballet warm-up followed by a contemporary center.
  • In-person: You will receive building location and entry instructions in your confirmation email.
  • Virtual: You will receive a Zoom link in your confirmation email. 

Please note: cuts will be made throughout class.

Phase 2: Call-back (Rep)

By the end of your audition class, you will know if you are selected for the call-back. 

Call-backs will take place on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, from 11:00am to 5:00pm CT, as a hybrid with in-person and virtual running simultaneously. Please keep this timeframe open. Dancers must be available for the entire call-back, no exceptions.

Please note:

  • The call-back will involve learning HSDC repertory.
  • Cuts will be made throughout.
  • Be prepared with kneepads and socks.
  • Be sure to have plenty of water on hand!

Thank you for your interest in Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. While we would like to audition every registrant, we do not have the capacity this season. Please be timely with the registration date above.  

Please direct any inquiries to auditions@hubbardstreetdance.com.

 

PAST AUDITIONS
Please note: This audition process was designed to accommodate the circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic. The process is subject to change for future seasons.

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We are extremely excited to announce HSDC Company Auditions for the 21/22 Season! Our year-round contracts begin August 1, 2021 and include 44 paid weeks.

Note that all audition phases will take place virtually using the Zoom platform.

Phase 1: Open Call

Auditions will take place on April 12, 13 or 14, 2021, from 11:00am to 2:30pm CT.

You will not be able to choose your audition date. Please prepare to be available on any one of those three mornings. You will need to stay for the entire time to be considered. ​

>> Step 1: ​Register on our Eventbrite waitlist when the link goes live here on March 29, 2021 at 10am CT.

REGISTER

Do not send resume/headshot/reel materials in advance. We are unable to review them and they will be discarded.

The link will be open for registration for ONE WEEK only, until end of day (11:30pm CT) on April 4, 2021.

ALL DANCERS WHO REGISTER DURING THIS TIME WILL JOIN A WAITLIST AND ARE GUARANTEED ADMISSION TO AN AUDITION.

>> Step 2: The entire registration waitlist will be distributed equally across our audition dates. We aim to assign all dancers no later than April 6, 2021 at 6:00pm CT. Please do not contact us about this by phone or email. 

You will not be able to select your day – no exceptions.

If after April 7 you ​have not received your assigned date email, please contact us at auditions@hubbardstreetdance.com.

>> Step 3: Your audition! Open Call auditions will consist of one ballet class followed by a Limon-based release technique class. You will receive a Zoom link approximately one day before your scheduled audition. You will be assigned a number as you join the Zoom call; this number replaces the number bib you might have worn in person.  ​

 Please note: cuts will be made throughout both classes.

Phase 2: Call-back (Rep)

If you are selected for a call-back, you will receive an email by 6:00pm CT on Thursday, April 15, 2021 with further information. 

Call-backs will take place on Saturday, April 17, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm CT and will involve learning HSDC repertory. 

Please note: cuts will be made throughout.