Announcing Auditions for Lawrence Ballet Theatre 2017-2018 Season

Company Auditions for Lawrence Ballet Theatre 2017-18

Saturday, June 3, 2pm, Studio 206

Registration opens at 1:30pm

About Lawrence Ballet Theatre

Lawrence Ballet Theatre (LBT) is the only pre-professional ballet company in Lawrence and the only company in Kansas to be members of the prestigious Regional Dance America Association. Under the direction of Artistic Director Cynthia Crews, company members gain exposure and experience through numerous performances and by working directly with professional guest choreographers. As one of the fourteen member companies that make up Regional Dance America/MidStates,  LBT company members have the opportunity to attend the annual RDA/Midstates Festival and the quadrennial RDA National Festival, held this year in Phoenix, AZ.

The mission of Lawrence Ballet Theatre is to provide extensive training, performance opportunities and artistic experience to dancers seeking to develop advanced experience in preparation for a professional career in dance.

Audition and Participation

Auditions are held each year for the Novice, Junior, and Senior Company. Members are expected to meet requirements set by the artistic director. Throughout the season, company members have the opportunity to participate in special workshops and master classes, work with professional guest choreographers, perform, and attend the Regional Dance America/Mid-States Festival.


Novice, Junior, and Senior Members must:

  • Be at least 11 years of age or older
  • Take three ballet technique classes per week
  • Attend all company weekly rehearsals (2-4 hours per week) and additional rehearsals during production weeks.
  • Be available to perform at scheduled events/concerts

Senior Members must also:

  • Take one additional dance technique class of any style per week.

For more information please contact Cynthia Crews: 785.218.7120