2023 summer intensive audition preparation seminar

Levels 5 – 7 and PPD1 are invited to attend a Summer Intensive Audition Preparation Seminar with Cecilia Iliesiu. Cecilia is a Principal Dancer and the School Mentorship Manager with Pacific Northwest Ballet as well as the Founder of Ballet Life Coach.  Cecilia's seminar includes learning about the audition process from start to finish including everything from resumes, letters of recommendations, audition photos and videos, submitting applications, audition attire, to the proper way to send follow up emails. Her goal is to guide dancers auditioning for ballet company to feel prepared and confident. If your student is looking to enhance their audition skills and really make a great first impression, they must attend this seminar! 


Cecilia Iliesiu is a Principal dancer with Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) with a 14-year career as a professional ballerina, teacher, and mentor. She trained at the School of American Ballet (SAB) and has performed notable roles on stages in the USA, France, Canada, and Nigeria by George Balanchine, Davis Dawson, William Forsythe, José Limón, Jean-Christophe Maillot, Crystal Pite, Alexei Ratmasksy, and Jerome Robbins.  
Cecilia has become a leader in ballet education with her establishment of the PNB School Mentorship Program, as well as founding Global Ballet Teachers and Ballet Life Coach. Cecilia has over a decade of teaching experience giving master classes and workshops in the USA, Ghana, Honduras, and Nigeria. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and is continuing her education at Harvard Business School as part of the Crossover Into Business program. 

Summer Intensive Audition Preparation Seminar 

Saturday, October 28, 2023 
1:30-2:30pm MST 
Registration Fee | $20