Audition procedure NDT Summer Intensive 2023

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

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


Important deadlines

30 January 2023 Start registration NDT Summer Intensive 2023
6 March 2023 (or when we reached max amount of registrations) Deadline registration
24 April 2023 Selection participants & waiting list

Step 1: Online audition

You can send in your audition as of 30 January 2023 10 AM (Amsterdam local time).
The deadline to send in your audition is 6 March 2023 5 PM (Amsterdam local time).

Please be aware that we have a maximum of registrations that we can process. Please make sure to register as soon as possible.

Please note: Auditions that do not follow the description in this audition procedure will not be accepted.


Start your audition

Your audition must contain three elements:

  1. Audition form
  1. Headshot
  • Make sure you adhere to the specifics for the headshot mentioned in the overview below.
  • Add your headshot to your audition form.
  1. Audition video
  • Make sure you adhere to the specifics for the audition video mentioned in the overview below.
  • Use YouTube to upload your video. Do NOT password protect the video and make sure to put it on hidden, so only people with the link can watch it.
  • 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 August 2023.



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.


Specifics headshot & audition video


  • Recent and recognizable picture of your face in close-up
  • Maximum size 2 x 3 inch or 5 x 7 cm
  • Is a .jpeg file
  • Is a frontal picture of you
  • Contains a clear contrast between you and the background

Audition video

  • Contains ballet class center: 4 short center exercises consisting of adagio, pirouettes, petit allegro and grand allegro, which total no more than 3 minutes.
  • Contains improvisation: 1 continuous minute of improvisation.
  • Contains contemporary solo: 1 excerpt of contemporary repertoire of your choice, which total no more than 2 minutes.
  • Maximum duration 6 minutes
  • 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

Step 2: Selection

We will notify you by email about the audition results on Monday 24 April 2023 1 PM (Amsterdam local time). We will make our selection based upon a range of criteria including, but not limited to retention of movement, musicality, potential and creativity.



When you are accepted to participate in NDT Summer Intensive 2023, see step 3 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 be 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 to 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 3: Payment & confirmation

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


Confirmation and invoice

If you are selected to participate in the course, we will ask you to confirm you participation by email. Once we have received your confirmation, we will send you an invoice for the course fee. This invoice must be paid 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.



During the course NDT offers you 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. Make sure you select your accommodation preference on the online audition form.

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 an invoice for the accommodation. The invoice must be paid within 30 days.

Step 4: 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 (see Terms and Conditions).

NDT has the right to cancel all activities of the Summer Intensive in case of force majeure. Received payments of course fee and for housing arranged by NDT will be refunded (excl. administration costs) to all participants in case of such a cancellation by NDT. NDT cannot refund any invested travel costs or international financial transaction costs.