The Sleeping Beauty Extras Needed

American Ballet Theatre and Michigan Opera Theatre  are casting child and adult dancers & actors for Alexei Ratmansky’s  The Sleeping Beauty. Your child could be gracing our stage alongside American Ballet Theatre in Alexei Ratmansky’s The Sleeping Beauty this March! Don’t let your dancers (or yourself) miss this opportunity.

Adults and children must complete the online audition form.


Adult Dancers
Some stage and/or dance experience required*
Men: 5’7” to 6’3”; Ages 16 – 60; Various builds
Women: 5’5” to 5’8”; Ages 16 – 60; Slim to Medium builds

Audition date: January 8, 2016, 5 – 9 PM

Rehearsals: Sundays 3 -4:30 PM

Child Dancers and Actors
Beginning through advanced dancers needed*
Boys & Girls: Height 4’5” to 5’6”; Ages 9-16

Audition Date: January 9, 2016, 10 AM – 12 PM

Rehearsals: Saturdays 1 – 8 PM, Sundays 10 AM – 3 PM
(Specific times depending on roles cast)


You must be available for all rehearsals and performances.

Please note ages are approximate, but height will be the main factor. We do not have a rehearsal schedule, nor specific roles at this time.