Florida Gulfshore Ballet, SW Florida’s Premiere Ballet Company under the direction of Iliana Lopez and Franklin Gamero, is looking for Principal, Soloist and Corp de Ballet dancers.

Florida Gulfshore Ballet is a new ballet company in Southwest Florida under the direction of the internationally renowned dancers, Iliana Lopez and Franklin Gamero. They bring their life’s work, experience, and reputation to Fort Myers, Naples, and the surrounding areas with the goal of producing and performing a diverse repertoire of classical, neoclassical, and contemporary works after successfully leading the Florida Gulfshore Ballet school for 10 years.

Florida Gulfshore Ballet will be the first and only professional ballet company in Southwest Florida, delivering excellence on stage, as well as a commitment to the widest possible public audience through touring, educational programs, and community engagement. The company is planning its inaugural full season in 2023-2024, with two introductory Feature Performances in April and May of 2023 in Fort Myers and Naples, respectively.

when & where

Fort myers

Florida Gulfshore Ballet Studios
5636 Youngquist Road
Ft Myers, Florida 33912

January 5, 2023


10AM – 10:45AM

technique class

11AM- 12:45PM (pointe shoes required for center, where applicable)


1PM-2:00PM for those selected


United Ballet Theatre
4516 Hoffner Ave A
Orlando, FL 32812

January 29, 2023 | Walk-ins: $45


1:00 – 1:30 pm
(Non-registered dancers, please bring CV and headshot)

technique class

1:30PM – 3:00PM 
(pointe shoes required for center)

Performance - ready variations

3:00PM – 4:00PM

New York

Ballet Hispánico

167 W 89th St #1901
New York, NY 11024

February 4, 2023 | Walk-ins: $45



(Non-registered dancers, please bring CV and headshot)

technique class

4:00PM – 5:45PM 

(pointe shoes required for center)

Performance - ready variations

5:45PM – 7:00PM

To Apply for Auditions email the following to iliana lopez

  • A Resume /CV

  • A headshot and a dance photo

  • A short video link no longer than 10 minutes with some barre work (tendu, rond de jambe, adagio and grand battements), center (adagio, turning combinations, en dehors, en dedans, petit allegro, grand allegro, fouettes), and a solo or pas de deux (where applicable)

Submit information to:

pay the application fee:

Walk-In fee is 45 USD.

Fees are Not refundable.