Ballet Virginia: Moving Forward

with Ballet VA

October 13, 2023 to October 14, 2023

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!

Ballet Virginia: Diversity in Dance

a Family Time Event

February 09, 2024 to February 10, 2024

7:30 PM

Main Stage Theater

Ballet Virginia’s winter performances bring a mix of contemporary and classical dance with a focus on diversity and hope. This transcendent program will also feature audience favorites “FIVE” and “A Seed of Faith”. “FIVE” is Coco’s work of historical significance which tells the moving story of the Central Park Five. Prepare to leave the theater with your heart and soul full of joy and hope.

For Group Discount information, call the Box Office 757-499-0317

Common Casting Call


August 12, 2023 to August 13, 2023

August 12: 11am-5pm & August 12: 4-7pm

Main Stage Theater, Studio Theater

Multiply the impact of your audition 



& other opportunities including readings of works in development

Saturday, August 11:00-12:00pm (AEA appointments)

1:00-5:00 pm Open call

Sunday, August 13

By appointment only (AEA)

4:00-7:00 pm Open call

At Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Local Arts Organizations are looking for Equity and Non-Equity performers for paid work and work in development. 

GENERAL AUDITIONS: Sign-ups open 30 minutes prior to the start of auditions and auditionees will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

ARTIST MEMBER EARLY REGISTRATION: Z Artist Members may sign up in advance to be first in line for auditions during either time slot. 

AEA AUDITION APPOINTMENTS: Equity members may call to request an appointment time during Equity-only hours, Saturday from 10am-12pm. Alternate appointment times are available on request. 

VIRTUAL SUBMISSIONS: Video submissions are open Tuesday, Aug. 1 to Sun, Aug 13. Submissions must be received before 11:59pm EST on Sunday. Please submit your audition form along with a 5-minute video including a brief slate, one prepared side, one 2-minute monologue, and one 32-bar song cut(opt.)

Designer & Technician Open Call: 

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 2023-2024 Season!

To submit: Please email Akin Ritchie with a resume and portfolio or website links.