Ballet Virginia Season Opening

with Ballet VA

October 28, 2022 to October 29, 2022

Friday, 7:30 PM and Saturday at 2 PM and 7:30 PM

Main Stage Theater

Ballet Virginia’s season kicks off with a mix of contemporary and classical works. These performances will feature choreography by Lydia Roberts Coco, BV’s Artistic Director, as well as Dwight Rhoden, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Mr. Rhoden was hailed as “one of the most sought-after choreographers” by the New York Times. Rhoden’s work, “Evermore” and Coco’s work “Bolero” are sure to delight. These wonderful and diverse artists will leave a lasting impression on the audience with their passion and artistry. Prepare to be thoroughly captivated!

Heart and Soul

with Ballet VA

February 10, 2023 to February 11, 2023

February 10th at 7:30 PM and 11th at 2 PM and 7:30 PM

Main Stage Theater

Dance, with its profound ability to evoke emotions through movement, is all about “Heart + Soul”. Whether it’s a sweet love story, a joyful meeting, or deep and complex issues, dance has the ability to express and explore it like no other art form.

Ballet Virginia’s professional company will perform a variety of themed classical and contemporary works with a focus on diversity. The production will include Lydia Roberts Coco’s acclaimed “FIVE”, along with “Dark Instincts”, the joyous “A Seed of Faith” and an uplifting new piece.  “FIVE” is Coco’s work of historical significance which tells the moving story of the Central Park Five. Our second company, BVII, will perform under the direction of Suzanne Lownsbury and Janina Michalski.

Join us on this dance journey that will touch the heart and stir the soul.

Common Casting Call

Virginia Musical Theatre, The Z, Arts for Learning, Children's Theatre of Hampton Roads, City of Virginia Beach & VA Public Arts

August 27, 2022 to August 28, 2022

August 27, 10AM-5PM & August 28, 2:30-5PM

Main Stage Theater, Studio Theater

Sign up for a 10-minute audition slot. Early sign-ups are encouraged to ensure you reserve a time that works for you.
Our audition sign-ups are FULL! You can STILL AUDITION! You may send a video submission with a slate, monologue, and optional song along with your headshot and resume to OR join the waitlist for either audition day here:
**Waitlist auditionees will be seen in the order of registration, time permitting, throughout the audition day. You must be on-site for your audition.**
  • Prepare a 2-minute monologue (can be sourced from plays, musicals, or film)
  • Prepare 16-32 bars of 1 song, be prepared (should you be asked) with another 16-32 bars of 2nd song; bring sheet music for both songs on printed paper for the accompanist. Note: singing will not be required if actor is not interested in VMT and other musical opportunities.
  • Prepare to tell us a bit about yourself
  • Bring 6 headshots with resumes securely attached to the back (no paper clips please) OR get new headshots on-site!
  • Sides may be provided at the time of audition for cold readings
Video submissions to all participating organizations are open until Monday, Aug. 15 to Sun, Aug. 28 at 11:59pm EST. Please submit your audition form, headshot, and a 5-minute video link with a brief slate, one 2-minute monologue, and one 32-bar song cut(opt.) to


Saturday, August 27: 10am-5pm

Sunday, August 28: 2:30-5pm

Calling all designers, technicians, and backstage production team members! The Z and the City of VB are looking for talented techs. Review and get feedback on your design portfolio, and learn about paid and volunteer opportunities in the 2022-2023 Season!

Sign up for a 15-minute slot below. Early sign-ups are encouraged to ensure you reserve a time that works for you.

Bring with you:

  • Your design portfolio or creative/technician resume
    Samples of relevant work
    Questions for our technical team