Hubbard Street Dance Chicago will hold Company Auditions for the 2024/25 Season on an invitation-only basis, April 6-7, 2024 in Chicago. Learn more about the position and audition process below.

  • Contract Dates: August 1, 2024 - July 31, 2025
  • Creation and Rehearsal: Approx. 26 weeks per year
  • Chicago Performances: 4 weeks per year
  • Touring: Approx. 10 weeks per year
  • Teaching & Training: Dancers' pedagogical research and practice are cultivated by their participation as instructors in our 8-week long Summer Intensive programs. Teaching is not regularly expected during the performance season.  Compositional research and practice are encouraged during Inside/Out, a dancer-produced presentation featuring the choreographic works of the Company Dancers with time and space provided.
  • HSDC will consider dancers who are not US citizens throughout the audition process. If hired, HSDC will cover all visa fees.

HSDC offers Company Dancers 52-week contracts with salaries ranging from $40k$60k per year based on experience with 3% annual raises, 4 weeks paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, and 5 sick days. HSDC provides health, dental, and vision insurance, short & long-term disability, life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, free physical therapy and gym membership, an employee assistance program (EAP), an HRA reimbursement for eligible employees, and a generous parental leave policy.


The deadline for submitting Phase 1 audition materials for the 2024-25 Season has passed.  

For those who submitted materials on January 29 or earlier, expect an email from HSDC by February 12, 2024 to notify whether you will move on to Phase 2, the in-person portion of the audition process (more details below).

Questions? Email Thank you for your interest in Hubbard Street Dance Chicago!



If selected to participate in the live Chicago audition, please reserve the weekend of April 6-7, 2024. Exact schedule TBD.

  • In-person auditions will take place in downtown Chicago at HSDC's studio in Water Tower Place (835 N Michigan Ave., 4th Floor).
  • Plan on a 4-hour commitment consisting of a ballet barre, contemporary center and HSDC repertoire.
  • Cuts will be made following class.
  • Be prepared with water bottle, knee pads and socks.

Masks are not mandatory but will be available.



By the end of your audition class on April 6, you will know if you are selected for the call-back the following day, Sunday, April 7, from 11:00am - 5:00pm CST. Please keep this timeframe open. Dancers must be available for the entire call-back, no exceptions. 

Please note:

  • The call-back will consist of class, additional HSDC rep, and interviews.
  • Cuts will be made throughout.
  • Be prepared with water bottle, kneepads and socks.