Audition Opportunities

Please send audition opportunities to lwingenroth@dancemedia.com.

THE WROCŁAW OPERA BALLET are looking for new dancers – soloists, coryphées and corps de ballet artists – highly skilled in classical and contemporary dance for the 2017-2018 season.
Applications in the form of CVs with attachments (photographs, films) will be accepted until 6 March 2017.

Please send your application either in paper format (CV + CD/DVD) to
Opera Wrocławska
ul. Świdnicka 35
50-066 Wrocław

APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN 6 MARCH 2017

or in an electronic version to:
balletaudition@opera.wroclaw.pl

The CV should include the date of birth, height, weight, education, professional experience (awards in competitions, distinctions, leading roles). In addition, the application should contain portrait and dance photographs (in separate files) as well as links to video recordings (on YouTube, Vimeo etc.). Only films and photographs made over the last year will be accepted. The size of the entire application should not exceed 5 MB. Only complete applications will be taken into consideration.
Invitations to the audition will be sent to the selected dancers by e-mail.

The audition will take place at the Wrocław Opera on 13 March 2017 at 12:00 (Big rehearsal room – 7th floor)


New English Ballet Theatre

AUDITION/WORKSHOP

LONDON – Sunday 12th February 2017

Male and female dancers aged 18-26 with very strong classical technique and partnering ability. Contract from Monday May 1st to Saturday July 29th 2017

Audition by invitation only

ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY

Please send CV with Headshot and photos/links to audition@nebt.co.uk

Apply immediately.

Closing date: Tuesday January 31st


Dance Theatre of Harlem

Company Audition

Sunday, February 5, 12 noon

Seeking versatile and accomplished classically trained dancers for the 2017/18 performance and touring season.

Headshot, resumé, full-body dance photo and proof of eligibility to work in the United States are required.

Audition materials will not be accepted in advance.


Rambert School of Ballet & Contemporary Dance, the oldest dance school in the UK, holds first ever auditions in the USA and Canada

Rambert School of Ballet & Contemporary Dance, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading ballet and contemporary dance conservatoires, is to hold auditions for the first time ever in the USA and Canada this February.
Based in the leafy Royal London Borough of Richmond, Rambert School is the oldest dance school in the UK, having been established by Marie Rambert in 1920. It is arguably the only school in the UK to deliver training with an equal emphasis on ballet and contemporary dance.

The School will hold auditions for the full-time vocational Undergraduate FD/BA degree in Ballet and Contemporary Dance(three years) and the new Postgraduate MA in Dance Performance (one year), to be delivered in conjunction with Rambert (‘Britain’s national dance company’) in New York, LA, San Francisco and Vancouver.

The sessions will also be open as a workshop to aspiring dancers aged 14-19 years of age and will include a ballet class taught by Sophie Monat, California State University Long Beach, and contemporary class taught by Amanda Britton, Principal & Artistic Director of Rambert School.

 Register online at: http://www.rambertschool.org.uk/courses/how-to-apply/international-auditions-201617/

Audition fee: £50 GBP. Workshop fee: £35 GBP.

Audition / Workshop dates & venues:
 Saturday February 11 – New York City at Gibney Dance Choreographic Center
 Monday February 13 – Los Angeles at ARC Pasadena
Thursday February 16 – San Francisco at ODC Dance Commons

Sunday February 19 – Vancouver at Scotiabank Dance Centre 


AUDITION

Art Factory International

Dance Start Up VIII – 2017/18

Artistic Director Brigel Gjoka

A.F.I – Dance Start Up VIII is an international dance training programme, mind lasting 8 months from October 2017 to May 2018 for a total of 960h . The platform offers a knowledge-intensive training in different disciplines, giving each participant the opportunity to challenge himself or herself with daily lessons of classical and contemporary dance, choreographic composition and improvisation. Every month, seminars and workshops will be held by international artists like:

WORKSHOPS
David Zambrano | Flying Low and Passing Through
Erion Kruja | from Hofesh Shechter Company
Eduardo Torroja | from Ultima Vez Company
Shahar Binyamini | Gaga Technique and Repertory of Binyamini
Patrick Rump | Director of GJUUM Ldt – Sport and Science
Brigel Gjoka | Artistic Director

SEMINARS
BMC® – Body Mind Centering
Feldenkrais® Method
Dance & Technology project
Dance & Disability

RESIDENCIES
“DUO2015” of William Forsythe with Riley Watts, Elizabeth Waterhouse, Brigel Gjoka
“Ultima Vez Repertory” with Eduardo Torroja

The programme includes the participation in various projects organized by A.F.I such as artistic residencies and performances.
The participants will be involved in the Dance & Technology research project called “Project Work” experiencing the innovative software.
Art Factory International aims to support the career path of each attendee by providing information about companies and auditions, mentoring and advising through each step of the job hunt process.

ADMISSION
Admission is subject to audition on invitation.

Please send to info@artfactory-international.com
– Curriculum Vitae or Resume
– Application form (Request it via email)
– Photos (headhosts + full figure)

The audition will consist of:

• Classical Ballet and Contemporary dance
• Choreographic workshop
• individual interview with the staff of A.F.I

Limited places 27 participants (both women and men)

NEXT AUDITION

SUNDAY 12th FEBRUARY 2017 BERLIN
Center of Dance
Schönhauser Allee 36, 10435 Berlin, Germany

SUNDAY 05th MARCH 2017 BOLOGNA
Art Factory International
via della Casa Buia 4/A, 40129 Bologna, Italy

Contact details:
Art Factory International
Via della Casa Buia 4/A – 40129 Bologna, Italy
+39 0510351158/59
info@artfactory-international.com
www.artfactory-international.com



Verb Ballets
Audition Date: Ongoing
Audition Time: By appointment
Location Street Address: 3445 Warrensville Center Road
Location City, State Zip: Shaker Heights, OH 44122
Website: www.verbballets.org Verb Ballets is a contemporary ballet company located in Shaker Heights, Ohio (just minutes from downtown Cleveland, Ohio). Verb Ballets presents dynamic programming through bold artistry, unique styles and technical excellence that captivates a broad audience. Verb Ballets is seeking male and female dancers for annual 10-11 month contracts that include fringe benefits and a two week paid vacation. Must have a strong background in ballet and contemporary technique. Submission must include headshot, resume and a You Tube link, Vimeo or DVD showing dancers abilities. Submissions accepted Dec-March 2017 and will be kept on file. More information available athttp://www.verbballets.org/auditions.html

Please send submissions to:Richard Dickinson, Associate Director
Verb Ballets
3445 Warrensville Center Road

Shaker Heights, OH 44122

or email rdickinson@verbballets.org

  

 

New York City based company Ajkun Ballet Theatre is now accepting applications to audition for openings in the following positions:
SUMMER INTENSIVE “PERFORMING IN NEW YORK”
Requirements: minimum age 14 years, (there is no maximum age for dance teachers), strong background in ballet or Modern/contemporary Dance. The 2017 edition runs July 22 – August 19.
CORPS DE BALLET AND SOLOIST DANCERS
Requirements: minimum age 16 years, maximum age 35 years, background in ballet must include partnering skills and good knowledge of traditional repertory, additional background in contemporary dance a plus, but not necessary. Annual contract: 48 weeks, of which 12 on tour.
JUNIOR ARTISTS
Requirements: minimum age 16 years, maximum age 23 years, background in ballet must include strong pointe skills (females, only), additional background in contemporary dance a plus, but not necessary.
EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DANCER/CHOREOGRAPHER GRANTS (INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE)
The Fund grants US$130,000 per fiscal year to dancers and US$100,000 to choreographers. Currently are open applications to candidatures for the fiscal years 2018-2019-2020.
Audition Applications must include the audition form and all items listed on the form.
Email artisticstaff@ajkunbt.org or visit our website to obtain the form. Auditions by DVD are welcome.
  
AUDITION CALENDAR
 
EUROPE:
London, UK on Saturday, February 25, 2017
Milan, ITALY on Saturday, March 4, 2017
 
USA:
Los Angeles, CA on Saturday, February 4, 2017
Chicago, IL on Saturday, February 18, 2016
New York City, NY on Saturday, February 25, 2017
 
A complete Calendar is available online:
 
We welcome Inquires via email at ajkun@aol.com

MINNESOTA BALLET AUDITIONS: Male & female, 4/8 @ 4:00 pm Ruth Page Cen. Arts, Chicago, $15. 4/22 @ 3:30 pm, Cowles Center, Minneapolis. $15


OYO DANCE COMPANY AUDITIONS May/June/July. www.oyodancecompany.org


VICTOR ULLATE BALLET AUDITION: The Víctor Ullate Ballet www.victorullateballet.com is looking for soloist dancers (two male and two female). Minimum age 20 years old. The audition would be February the 4th, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. in MADRID. Address: TEATROS DEL CANAL, C/ Cea Bermúdez, 1 (MADRID). Please, send CV, videobook and photo to: info@victorullateballet.com



Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida is holding auditions for the Season 2017-2018

  • Chicago, Illinois – Monday January 16, 2017

Ballet Chicago

17 North State Street, 19th Floor

Chicago, Illinois 60602

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.          Registration

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.          Audition Class

 

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Sunday January 29, 2017

The Rock School

1101 South Broad Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.          Registration

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.         Audition Class

 

  • Washington, District of Columbia – Sunday February 19, 2017

Washington Ballet

3515 Wisconsin Avenue N.W.

Washington, District of Columbia 20016

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.          Registration

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.          Audition Class

  • New York, New York – Monday February 20, 2017

School of American Ballet

70 Lincoln Center Plaza

New York, New York 10023

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.     Registration

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.        Audition Class

Audition Fee $ 25.00 – Cash only onsite or pay in advance via Paypal

Fees are non refundable.

Bring Headshot and Resume – Ladies Pointe Shoes

If not able to attend you can apply through private auditions after a pre-selection process.

Please, follow the process carefully.

Auditions are open to female and male dancers ages 18 to 25 ONLY.

Must have strong Classical Ballet training. Vaganova Method a plus. Men must have partnering experience.

Please, send a video link ( Youtube ONLY please ) to auditions@artsballettheatre.org of a solo classical variation, or work in ballet class. No group videos, please. No need to send modern or contemporary work.

Send only 2 photos: Headshot and First Arabesque in leotard and tights (Ladies pointe shoes)  – No costumes please. Gentlemen: Tights, no costumes please.

Send resume including contact information, date of birth, weight, height, Nationality, Immigration status if in the US.

Online Audition Fee $10.00 Please pay via Paypal


Contemporary dancers required, AURA dance theatre, Kaunas

AURA dance theatre, based in Kaunas (Lithuania), is seeking dancers to join the company for the upcoming season that starts around August 2017 and will last until July 2017, with the possibility to prolong the contract for the next season.

Deadline for applications: January 20th, 2017.

Candidates should have a well-prepared body with good technique of classical, contemporary dance and strong improvisational skills, be creative and always searching for original forms of movement, body possibilities. Priority will be given for motivated dancers who, according to the agreement of both sides, are willing to stay in the company longer than one season.

We offer: official full-time work contract according Lithuanian (EU) standards with a regular monthly salary, all social guarantees and possibility to be additionally encouraged. Dancers should have a permit to work in European Union, if (s)he does not have one, we will discuss if it is possible to arrange it.

Interested applicants must send their CV, photos and video links. Please write “Audition” in the email subject.  Selected candidates will be informed about audition details until January 26th.

Audition will be held on February 4th at 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm in MARAMEO studio in  Berlin  (e.V. Wallstraße 32, D – 10179 Berlin).

Contact details: vadyba@aura.lt; info@aura.lt,  +370 37 202 062.

For further information please visit theatre website: www. aura.lt, facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aura.lt/?fref=ts


Avant Chamber Ballet Company Auditions for 2016-2017 Season

New York City – February 25th 230-400pm at GIbney Dance, Studio 5-2, 890 Broadway, New York City.

Dallas – March 5th 230-400pm at Park Cities Studios, 7979 Inwood Rd, Dallas TX.

Registration starts at 2pm. Cost is $25. Please bring resume, head shot and full-body dance photo. Women will need pointe shoes. Dancers must be 18 or older.Avant Chamber Ballet seeks classically trained men and women for the 2016-2017 season in Dallas TX. ACB repertoire includes classical to contemporary works with a contract from Sept to May. Dancers are paid per production based on experience and women are provided pointe shoes.

For more information, email info@avantchamberballet.org


KAMEA DANCE COMPANY, ISRAEL

Artistic Director: Tamir Ginz

Audition seminar for professional Male and Female Dancers for the 2017-19 seasons.

Contracts from August 2017.

The Kamea Dance Company is offering a special audition seminar in the Company’s home in Beer Sheva, Israel. You will get a first-hand experience of the Company’s work in our modern studios. During the two-day seminar, you will have the chance to personally meet company choreographer Tamir Ginz, the dancers, the company teachers and staff. At the end of the seminar, you will have a clear image of life in one of Israel’s top dance companies. Selected candidates may receive a contract offer for the seasons 2017-2019.

When? Thursday – Friday 2-3 March 2017

Where? Israel, Beer Sheva, HaShalom 13 Street, in the studios of the Kamea Dance

Company, Bat-Dor Beer Sheva Municipal Dance Center

What does the seminar include?

– Ballet classes

– Contemporary class

-Intensive repertoire workshops

– Open studio rehearsal presentation of the company

– Artistic dialogue with the artistic director Mr. Tamir Ginz

– Interviews for the finalists

Schedule:

Thursday, 2 nd of March: 10:00 – 17:30

Friday, 3 rd of March: 09:00- 12:30 (Interviews for finalists TBA till 15:00)

Requirements:

– Strong ballet technique and modern technique

– Age: between 20-30 years old

– Good body proportion

– Creative dancer, highly motivated, serious attitude, commitment to job

Professional experience in a recognized company is an advantage.

Registration

Pre-registration by E-mail. Please send following documents to kamea.prj@gmail.com.

– your resume (document name in following format: First Name_Last name_CV),

– application form (document name in following format: First Name_Last name_AF).

Download the application form at http://kameadance.com/Upload/Documents/Application%20Form%20Kamea%20Dance%20Company%202017.pdf )

– full body photo, preferably in 1st arabesque

Final date for registration: 23.02.2016.

Participation by invitation only!

Seminar participation fee: €30 (to be paid at

https://www.tixwise.co.il/en/event/157387/e30fb294ed769a6242bf25850f0b8e50ab28e524147905)

* Kamea is a major contemporary dance company in the Israeli dance scene, holding around 90 performances a year in Israel and abroad.

* Contemporary- modern repertoire by resident choreographer Tamir Ginz and world-renowned guest choreographers

* Annual 12 month salary, 2 years commitment required.

For more information on the Kamea Dance Company, visit our website at www.kameadance.com.


New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera 

Young adult, semi-professional or professional classical ballet dancers are invited to apply and perform in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s grand production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida. Celebrating its 28th season, Verismo Opera seeks to collaborate with ballet schools in New Jersey, preferably from Bergen County, to provide ballet students, ages 16 to 20 years of age, or older professional dancers interested in performing opportunities with the largest professional, grand opera company in the county.

Under Artistic Director Lucine Amara, a Metropolitan Opera luminary, Verismo Opera, the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), presents fully staged productions with traditional sets, costumes, the Verismo Opera Chorus and a live orchestra.  The company’s performance of Aida will take place on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at bergenPAC in Englewood, New Jersey.  For information about this performing opportunity and to schedule an audition appointment, contact Stage Director/General Manager Evelyn La Quaif or Technical Director Giovanni Simone at info@verismopera.org.


GREGORY HANCOCK DANCE THEATRE COMPANY AUDITIONS
Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre, located in Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking male and female dancers for company positions, guest work, and apprenticeships for its 2017-2018 season. GHDT is a contemporary ballet/modern dance company looking for dancers with strong training in ballet, modern and contemporary styles. All applicants who live outside the US must have a valid work visa. All applicants must be available to audition in person.
Auditions will be held on:
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Saturday, April 8, 2017

All auditions will be held at:

The Academy of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre
329 Gradle Dr. Carmel, IN 46032
REGISTRATION: 1:30pm
AUDITION: 2:00pm

Audition fee: $20
Audition includes ballet barre, modern center exercises, and company repertoire.

GHDT is also accepting auditions during company class on Fridays from 9:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Dancers might be invited to stay after the class audition to learn company repertoire. Please register beforehand and bring a resume and headshot with you to the audition. To register, please email auditions.ghdt@gmail.com.

Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre provides:
• Weekly salaries for company members and guest positions
• Occasional national and international touring opportunities
• Season performances as the resident dance company of the Tarkington at the Center for Performing Arts
• Teaching and choreographic opportunities at The Academy of GHDT
• Minimum of 30 week work schedule

Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre commitments:
• Rehearsals MondayFriday 9:00am to 3:00pm
• Company class of ballet, modern or jazz 9:30am – 11:00am
• Occasional events and performances around the community

For registration or inquiries about the audition please email auditions.ghdt@gmail.com.


AXIS Dance Company
Auditions for Site-Specific Performance choreographed by Stephan Koplowitz
Auditions: February 4, 2017, 10am-1pm & 2pm-6pm
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts in OaklandPerformances: July 1 & 2, 2017 in San Francisco

AXIS seeks dancers for a new work at Yerba Buena Gardens, directed/choreographed by Stephan Koplowitz with an original score by Pamela Z. This site-based performance work will mine the intersection of Yerba Buena Gardens’ history and present use within an increasingly developed urban area. RSVP here


Smuin Contemporary American Ballet

Company Audition:  2017/18 Season

Sunday, March 12

Academy of Ballet

2121 Market Street, San Francisco

1:00 pm Registration

1:30-4:30 pm Audition: Including ballet class (women en pointe), partnering and repertoire.

  • Women 5’6” and under, Men 5’ 8” and over

  • Candidates must be eligible for employment in the United states

  • Please send CV, photo and video link to audition@smuinballet.org prior to audition. Include name/audition in subject line (i.e. Tina Ballerina/audition).

Smuin Ballet offers 35-40 week competitive dancer contracts, presenting approximately 70 performances per season.

Recent repertoire includes works by:  Michael Smuin (founder), Amy Seiwert (choreographer in residence), Jiří Kylián, Helen Pickett, Trey McIntyre, Val Caniparoli, Ma Cong, Stanton Welch, Garrett Ammon, Adam Hougland, Darrell Grand Moultrie and others.

A staple of the San Francisco dance community for more than 20 years, Smuin pushes the boundaries of contemporary ballet within a distinctly America style, combining classical ballet training, technique, and artistry with uncommon physicality and expression.


Joburg Ballet (South Africa) seeks tall male dancers with good classical ballet technique. The company is based in modern, spacious premises at the Joburg Theatre, Johannesburg. Applicants are invited to submit a resumé detailing training and experience as well as personal information (name, nationality, date of birth, contact details, height). Applications must include recent full figure photographs and film footage of the applicant’s dancing. Film footage can be provided by mail, email, courier service or Youtube link.

MAIL: Mr Chase Bosch, Company Manager, Joburg Ballet, PO Box 291990, Melville 2109, South Africa

EMAIL: chase@joburgballet.com

DELIVERY ADDRESS: Joburg Ballet, Joburg Theatre, Hoofd Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa

TELEPHONE: +27 (0) 11 877 6897

WEBSITE: www.joburgballet.com

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/JoburgBalletCompany