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Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) is een internationaal erkend gezelschap voor hedendaagse dans dat zich inzet voor creatie, onderzoek en talentontwikkeling. Elk seizoen werkt NDT samen met opkomende en gerenommeerde choreografen en artiesten van over de hele wereld in haar streven een creatiehuis te zijn voor verschillende stemmen, ideeën en benaderingen in dans. Het bedrijf bestaat uit NDT 1 en NDT 2 en is gevestigd in Den Haag, Nederland. Het tourt over de hele wereld om jaarlijks voor 150.000 bezoekers op te treden in Europa, Amerika, Azië en Australië en maakt verbinding met een groot aantal doelgroepen en gemeenschappen in Nederland en over de hele wereld.

NDT werkt met opkomende en gevestigde professionele danskunstenaars van over de hele wereld die toegewijd zijn aan een diverse samenwerkingsomgeving die zich richt op de innovatie van hedendaagse dans.

Als je 17-22 jaar bent op de dag van de auditie in januari 2022 en geïnteresseerd bent om auditie te doen voor NDT 2, kijk dan hieronder voor meer informatie (in het Engels) over hoe je je kunt aanmelden voor onze jaarlijkse auditie voor het seizoen 2022-2023.

Dansers ouder dan 22 jaar (geboren vóór 17 januari 1999) kunnen zich aanmelden voor een privé-auditie voor NDT 1 door CV/cv en videomateriaal (maximaal 7 minuten) te sturen naar

Ben je 24 jaar of ouder en heb je interesse om je aan te melden voor een privé-auditie voor NDT 1? Stuur dan een CV/cv en video (maximaal 7 minuten) naar

Auditie voor NDT 2 seizoen 2022-2023

As of Monday October 4, 2021, it is possible to register for the audition for NDT 2 in the 2022-2023 season.

This audition for NDT 2 remains reserved for dancers between the age of 17 and 22
(born between 17th January 1999 and 15th January 2005).

Dancers older than 22 (born before 17th January 1999) can apply for a private audition for NDT 1 by sending CV/resume and video material (7minutes maximum) to

Applicants must have finished or are in the graduation year of a professional classical ballet / professional contemporary dance training program and are interested in joining NDT 2 for the season 2022-2023 starting in August 2022.

Applying will be possible as of 4th October 2021 until 31st of October 2021 via an online application form, which you can find below at the bottom of this webpage. Please read all info listed on this page carefully first.


4th October 2021:application for pre-selection open
31st October 2021:application for pre-selection closed
1st December 2021:notice of result of pre-selection via email
15th & 16th January 2022:audition* at NDT STUDIOS in The Hague,
The Netherlands

*by invitation only, after positive result of pre-selection


The artistic staff of NDT shall make a pre-selection based on the information and video that you have sent via the online application form.
We shall notify you by email about the pre-selection results on 1st December 2021. Only selected applicants will be asked to join the NDT 2 Audition on 15th & 16th January in The Hague, The Netherlands.  All selected candidates are asked to be available on both these days.

Audition procedure

Prior to application, please read the information carefully about the NDT 2 Audition and be informed about the procedure and the terms & conditions below.
For further questions or more detailed information feel free to contact NDT via:


Step 1: Online audition/application

  • You can send in your application starting 4th October 2021 – 10.00AM (Amsterdam local time) via the online form on our website (please scroll down).
  • Application closes on 31st October 2021 – 10:00PM (Amsterdam local time)
Audition video

The audition video must include:

  1. Ballet Technique: 4 short centre exercises consisting of adagio, pirouettes, petit allegro and grand allegro, which total no more than 3 minutes.
  2. Repertoire: 2 excerpts of contrasting contemporary repertoire, which total no more than 3 minutes.
  3. Improvisation: 1 continuous minute of improvisation that displays contrasting phrasing, dynamics and use of space.
  4. NDT Repertoire (Bedroom Folk): Please fill form below first to receive instruction video. Learn the repertoire from the video. Add this solo twice in your audition video, 1 version without music at a slightly slower tempo and 1 version with music.

Please keep the following in mind:

  • Maximum duration of video material: 9 minutes (approx. 3 mins. of ballet technique centre exercises,
    3 mins. of repertoire of choice, 1 min. improvisation and 1 min. Bedroom Folk solo without music, 1 min. Bedroom Folk solo with music).
  • Music (original sound) must be audible throughout the film, movement and music should be combined.
  • You must be clearly and completely visible, without any other dancers in the video.
  • Use YouTube or Vimeo to upload your video. Do NOT password protect the video.
  • Add the link of your video to the assigned box in the audition form, only add one link
  • The video must be available at least until 1st March 2022.
  • A clear headshot: a recent and recognizable picture of your face in close-up
  • Maximum size of photo should be 2 x 3 inch or 5×7 cm.
  • High resolution quality

After submitting the audition form, you will receive an automatic reply with a confirmation of receipt and a copy of the form. (check your SPAM-box)
If you haven’t received the confirmation within 2 working days, please contact us via:

Please note: confirmation of receipt does not automatically mean that you will be invited for the annual audition.


Step 2: Selection

You will be notified by email about the results of the pre-selection on 1st December 2021 .


Step 3: Audition days information

Selected candidates will be provided with more detailed information such as route description to our theater as well as information about hotels or other accommodation on 1st December 2021.

Learn the 'Bedroom Folk' repertoire

Please leave your email here to receive a link to the video to learn NDT repertoire, Bedroom Folk:

Audition 2022-2023 repertoire video
Please make sure to double check the email address you fill in.

Please note: this video and music may solely be used to study repertoire for this audition and may not be used for any other purposes.

Please read NDT’s disclaimer for more info about the (intellectual) property and use of photos, images and video materials.

Terms & Conditions

  • The NDT 2 annual audition remains reserved for dancers between the age of 17 – 22 years old. Only dancers born between 15th January 2005 and 17th January 1999 can apply for the audition.
  • All dancers who apply must have completed a professional classical ballet training program / professional contemporary dance program. [or are in the graduation year].
  • Only dancers that have been selected in the pre-selection by NDT artistic staff will be asked to enter the audition on January 15th & 16th
  • It will not be possible to apply for private auditions prior to the actual audition day.
  • It will not be possible to request to take classes with the NDT 2 company in the weeks prior to the annual audition. All requests to do so will be denied.
  • NDT does not charge an admission fee for the audition.

Application form


Personal data

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Personal information

Emergency contact

Audition material

Link to video (youtube/vimeo)