4 Hot Auditions You Should Know About

August 18, 2016

The winter audition season has long passed. But that doesn’t mean you’re out of luck if you’re still looking to land a contract. Early fall is another great time to seek out a new gig, and there are plenty of exciting opportunities on the national and international dance scene coming up:

Robert Moses’ Kin in Rise. PC RJ Muna.

Robert Moses’ Kin Dance Company

Friday, September 9, San Francisco, CA

Who They’re Looking For
: Versatile, highly-trained men and women with the stamina and athleticism to tackle Moses’ explosive choreography.

What You Should Know
: Expect a modern dance class, followed by a workshop. Bring $25 for the fee, and RSVP at [email protected].



Shechter works with his company on Sun Dust. Photo by Victor Frankowski, Courtesy Hofesh Schecter Company.

Hofesh Shechter Company

Invitation only, Applications due August 25

Who They’re Looking For
: Dancers with significant international experience who have the grit to take on Hofesh’s intense, unpredictable choreography.

What You Should Know
: Fill out the application form, the equal opportunities form and send a headshot, CV and a link to a short video to [email protected]. Hired dancers will be working on a new creation and participating in ongoing tours.



Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch

Bausch’s Kontakthof. PC Olivier Look

October 1-3, Wuppertal, Germany. By invitation only.

Who They’re Looking For
: Experienced dancers who can take on Bausch’s complex work with maturity. Her highly theatrical choreography requires dancers with strong acting chops, who aren’t afraid to speak and sing onstage.

What You Should Know
: Complete this application by August 28 to be considered. Include a headshot, CV and video link.




Men of RIOULT Dance. PC Sofia Negron.

August 22, New York, NY

Who They’re Looking For
: Men with strong ballet training who are game to tackle both abstract and narrative contemporary ballet works.

What You Should Know
: To make an appointment, contact [email protected]. Bring $10 for the fee. Rehearsals will begin October 3.


Then again, finding an audition to attend is the easy part. Thankfully, we’ve got lots of advice on how to prepare for auditions, and how to nail them once you’re there. For more opportunities, visit our audition listing.

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