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Jorden Morris

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Jorden Morris is an Alberta-born, internationally renowned ballet choreographer and director. He trained at the Banff Centre School of Fine Arts and Royal Winnipeg Ballet School. Morris Began his career with the RWB after graduating, and quickly rose to the rank of principal dancer, performing lead roles in both classical and contemporary works. After retiring from his career on stage, Morris studied choreography and theater arts at New York University, as well as early French choreography from Claude Bessy and Serge Golovine of the Paris Opera.

Jorden premiered his first work in 1999, a one-act interpretation of Alexandre Dumas’ The Three Musketeers.

AUDITIONS

2022 / 23 Company Auditions

Orlando Ballet is hiring both men and women for positions in the Company.  Please see below list of in-person audition opportunities for the 2022-23 season.   For questions please contact Lisa Thorn Vinzant [email protected]

 

In-person Auditions for 2022/23 Company Members

January 29, 2022 – 4:00 – 6:00PM

  • *Boston Ballet – 819 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA 02116
  • Register Here

February 6, 2022 – 9:00-11:00AM

  • Visceral Dance – 3121 N Rockwell Street, Chicago, IL 60618
  • Register Here
  • Participants will be required to wear a mask.

February 27, 2022 – 3:00 – 5:00PM

  • Harid – 2285 Potomac Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431
  • Register Here

March 13, 2022 – 1:30 – 4:00PM

  • Orlando Ballet – 600 N. Lake Formosa Drive, Orlando FL 32803
  • Register Here

 

* Participants will be required to show proof of vaccination to enter the facility.

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Items to bring to the audition:

  • Resume
  • 1st arabesque and a professional headshot.
  • NOTE: Photos should be printed on photo paper, no larger than 4×6″ and labeled on the back with the dancer’s first and last names
  • Be prepared to leave information if it is asked
  • Women expect to wear pointe shoes
  • Must be 18 years or older before the start of your specified audition date in order to be considered
  • Positions available for both men and women
  • Orlando Ballet endeavors to remove barriers to employment and does not charge an audition fee for company dancer candidates

 

Orlando Ballet is committed to our mission and improving the Dancer Value Proposition.

Orlando Ballet is committed to our mission and improving our Company Dancer Benefits and Compensation Program

  • Competitive wages
  • 34 Contracted weeks
  • Planned rep for the 22-23 season includes The Nutcracker and a minimum of three mainstage productions.

 

Benefits include:

  • Health, Vision & Dental, & Life Insurance, with other ancillary coverage options
  • 403B retirement plan
  • Opportunity for moving expense stipend
  • Unlimited free classes for dancers and immediate family
  • State of the art 38,000 sq ft lakefront home opened January 2020.
    • Water views in all studios
    • Centrally located
    • Mainstage performances in this venue and at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts www.drphillipscenter.org
  • On site PT and massage therapy
  • On site Pilates studio
  • Access to top tier medical services provided by our Volunteer Medical Team which is comprised of a variety of practitioners including physical therapy, orthopedic, dental, orthodontic, optical, chiropractic, and massage care

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