CDA Events



Now Casting For Our Annual Ballet of The Snow Queen!

California Contemporary Ballet is currently auditioning professional
and pre-professional 
talent of children and adult dancers,
gymnasts, aerialists & actors for The Snow Queen 2019.

The Snow Queen Celebrates its 18th Season!

The Snow Queen will be performed at Glendale Community College on
December 28th & 29th (no rehearsal required on Dec 24th or 25th)

Auditioning children must be currently enrolled in weekly ballet classes and must bring a dance photo. CCB encourages dancers from all L.A. area dance schools to audition.
CCB is a separate non-profit organization than the California DanceArts School. CDA School is not responsible for casting. CCB is not obligated to cast anyone. CCB encourages dancers from all Los Angeles area dance schools to audition.

Friday Sept 2oth @ 6:00pm (sign in @ 5:00pm) Auditions for Young Dancers

Young Chorus are children (boys and girls) UNDER 10 years of age.
Young Chorus will perform one or more of the following roles:
Snowflakes – (no taller than 44 inches) (Children must be able to skip well to be cast in any role).
Angels – We are casting no more than 8 children in this role (no taller than 4ft, 11 inches)
New Town Kids – We are casting no more than 16 children in this role.
Old Town Folk Kids – Casting a few child actor roles.
Horses – Casting young dancers as white and brown horses. 4 positions.
New Town Friends – Casting extras.

While we attempt to cast all dancers, due to the amount of children that attend this audition, we may not accept every child. Please note our casting limits.

Saturday, September 21st @ 1:00pm (Sign-in @ 12:30pm)

Auditions for Older Dancers – 11+ years old
Older Chorus Dancers (boys and girls) will perform any of the following roles:
Creatures, Gypsies, Rivers, Servants, Trees, New Town Folk, Old Town Folk, Horses, Coachman
* Older chorus and Members of California Contemporary Youth Ballet will perform multiple older chorus roles. We are looking for new members for our company and additional dancers for certain roles.

Saturday, September 21st @ 5:00pm (Sign-in @ 4:00pm)

Adult Dancers and Actors – Fun roles! All adults are welcome!
Many roles available for adult men and women. Experienced and beginner dancers welcome! Please call us to confirm your attendance.

Auditions for Principal Roles – Saturday, Sep. 14th & 28th at 2:00pm

Specific Choreography will be given
We are currently looking for ballet and contemporary dancers to fill Principal, Soloist and starring roles in the Snow Queen Ballet. Pointe & partnering may be required. Pay is based on experience. Send photo and résumé to the below address, or email. Audition Fee waived.

ALL dancers at all auditions should bring photo, resumé, $5 audition fee, dance attire and ballet or Pointe shoes. Everyone will be auditioned in groups. Please arrive early for sign-In. Casting is at the sole discretion of the CCB auditioning panel. While we make every effort to cast everyone, there is no guarantee or obligation to cast every auditioning dancer.
CCBallet is a 501(C) non-profit organization and asks for a $5 audition contribution to defer expenses associated with the audition process. CCB and CCYB members are exempt from audition fees. No participation fees. Costumes are provided with small cleaning fee.

CCB provides this performance solely through the charitable support of individual community members and organizations, and by proceeds from ticket sales.

Rehearsals for the Snow Queen are generally held on weekends. Some additional Older Chorus Roles are rehearsed on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. Featured, Solo and Principal roles are generally held on Thursday evenings and weekends. Detailed rehearsal schedule provided once cast.

Questions about our auditions can be directed through email at Notification of casting decisions cannot be done prior to the official announcement made at the California DanceArts studio. One week following auditions, please check our wall at CDA for casting. We may be unable to answer specific questions about rehearsals prior to issuing the rehearsal schedule.

Auditions held at:
California DanceArts
4490 Cornishon Ave.
La Canada, CA 91011
(818) 790-7924





Coming Again Soon!

Aerin Holt presents in Association with
California Contemporary Ballet







Come see our Student Demonstrations and Open House in the Spring!

See Opportunities for our students to perform for a large audience in the Snow Queen, produced by California Contemporary Ballet. See information about how to become a member of California Contemporary Youth Ballet.