Audition procedure NDT Summer Intensive 2024

Audition procedure

NDT Summer Intensive 2024

UPDATE 26 FEB 2024

Registration for the summer intensive has closed. 

UPDATE 16 FEB 2024

Registration for female identifying dancers has closed.

UPDATE 12 FEB 2024

We have almost reached the maximum of female applicants for NDT Summer Intensive. Therefore registration for female identifying dancers will soon close.

Before you register, make sure you read the information about NDT Summer Intensive on our website and be familiar with the terms & conditions. If you still have questions, you can contact us:

by e-mail:
or phone: +31 70 88 00 146

Important dates

29 January 2024 Application opens at 10 AM (Amsterdam local time)
26 February 2024 (or earlier*) Application closes at 5 PM (Amsterdam local time)
22 April 2024 Notify audition results
29 July 2024 Start NDT Summer Intensive 2024
10 August 2024 End NDT Summer Intensive 2024

*Please be aware that we have a maximum of registrations that we can process. If we reach the maximum amount of registrations before 26 February, we will close the registrations earlier. Make sure to register as soon as possible.

Step 1: Online audition

Auditions that do not follow the description in this audition procedure will not be accepted.
Your audition must contain three elements:

1. Audition form

On January 29 2024, you’ll find the form at the bottom of this page
Make sure you fill out the form completely.

2. Headshot


✓ A clear frontal headshot / “passport style” photo. Recent and recognizable picture of your face in a close-up.
✓ Maximum size 2 x 3 inch or 5 x 7 cm
✓ Fileformat is .jpeg
Upload your picture in the form


3. Audition video

Make sure you adhere to the specifics for the audition video mentioned in the overview below.

Use YouTube or Vimeo to upload your video. Do NOT password protect the video.
Add only one link of your video to the assigned box in the audition form.
The video must be available at least until August 2024.
✓  Maximum duration 6 minutes
✓  The video should not contain pointe work
✓  Perform the movement to music and don’t edit separate music to your video
You must be clearly and completely visible, no other dancers in the video

Your audition video must include the following elements

1. Ballet class center 4 short centre exercises consisting of adagio, pirouettes, petit allegro and grand allegro. Displaying one side of the exercises is sufficient.
Duration: max. 3 minutes. 
2. Improvisation 1 continuous minute of improvisation that includes various movement dynamics (ie. tempo, 3-dimensionionality,  suspension, etc.)
Duration: max. 1 minute. 
3. Contemporary solo 1 contemporary solo of your choice.
Duration: max. 2 minutes. 

Step 2: Confirmation

After you submit the audition form, you will receive an automatic reply with a confirmation of your audition. If you do not receive a confirmation within 2 working days, contact us as soon as possible.

Step 3: Selection

We will notify the results to you by email on Monday 22 April, 2024. We will make our selection based upon a range of criteria including, but not limited to retention of movement, musicality, potential and creativity.

ACCEPTED | When you are accepted to participate in NDT Summer Intensive 2024, see step 4 and further.

WAITING LIST | If you are not selected to participate in the course, you can be selected for the waiting list. You can be accepted from the waiting list in case a selected candidate cannot participate in the course. If you are selected for the waiting list, you have to be available to participate in the course and able to pay the course (and accommodation) fee within 14 days after we notify you about your acceptance to the course. We can offer applicants a place in the course up to one week before the start of the NDT Summer Intensive. We will regularly provide updates to candidates on the waiting list.

Step 4: Payment & accomodation


If you are selected to participate in the course, we will ask you to confirm your participation by email. Once we have received your confirmation, we will send you the payment instructions. The payment should be done within 30 days. If you do not receive an email from us confirming your participation within 15 working days after your payment, contact us as soon as possible.

Confirm your participation (+ accommodation) within 5 work days.
After your confirmation, you will receive payment information by email.
Payment should be made within 30 days or you will be excluded from the course.
After payment we confirm your participation by email.


During the course NDT offers affordable accommodation in The Hague, centrally located and within close distance of our theatre. More information on the accommodation can be found on our website.

If you are selected to participate in the course, we ask you to confirm your accommodation preference by email. Once you have confirmed, we will send you payment instructions for the accommodation. The payment should be done within 30 days.

Step 5: Course information

We will provide you with your schedule, route description and further course information by sending out two digital newsletters.


In case you want to cancel your participation, we ask you to inform us as soon as possible. After we confirmed your participation in the course, the cancellation conditions will apply for the course tuition as well as the accommodation fee. Read more in our Term & Conditions