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Dance Auditions Guide

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Whether you're a bunhead or a hip-hopper, our guide has just the audition for you.

Looking for dancers? Please send dance audition opportunities to lwingenroth@dancemedia.com.


Rhythmically Speaking 10/2018 Dancer Audition
When: Sunday, April 29th, 6:30-9:00pm
Where: Zenon Studio 4A at the Cowles Center
More Info & RSVP

Choreographers Leila Awadallah (contemporary Arab-American), Melissa Clark (contemporary urban), Jolene Konkel (classic Jerome Robbins style) and RS Artistic Director Erinn Liebhard (groove-driven Americana) are looking for dancers for their new works. Bring three printed copies of your headshot and resume (attached front to back), and come prepared to move through a warm-up and phrase work from each choreographer. For required dates and other details, visit the RS website.

This TENTH annual production will celebrate work in American vernacular dance and the community it builds, and also features pieces by choreographers Gabriel Anderson & Laura Selle-Virtucio, Brandi Coleman (Dallas TX), Karla Grotting and Emma Marlar. To find out more about the choreographers and the show, visit the RS 10/2018 page of our website, and mark the show in your calendar for August 16-18 at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis, MN.



Pure Existence is seeking mature dancers with a strong background in ballet, jazz, and modern technique with advanced improvisational skills. Dancers must be at least 18 years of age to audition. Paid project positions available with national and international touring opportunities.

Date: April 29, 2018
Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: 3777 Plaza Dr. Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Fee: $10 class fee

Requirements
Age: 18+
Training: Extensive training in contemporary, ballet, jazz, and improvisation
Audition: Email headshot and resume to jodie@pureexistencedance.com to register for date of audition



Syracuse City Ballet is seeking versatile, classically trained male & female dancers for the 2018/2019 performance season.

Apprentice & Resident Dancer positions available. These are part-time positions.

Syracuse City Ballet is a regional ballet company with a full season featuring opportunities to perform classical, neoclassical, and contemporary repertoire, as well as being involved in Outreach Oportunties

Headshot, resume, and full-body dance photo required at time of audition.

All participants must pre-register at www.syracusecityballet.com/auditions

$15 audition fee due at time of registration

Audition: Sunday, April 22nd, 10:00-11:30am

Peridance Capezio Center

126 E. 13th St.

New York, NY 10003



L.A. Dance Project

Audition Call for Male Company Members

L.A. Dance Project is holding auditions for male dancers, highly skilled in both classical ballet and contemporary technique. Auditions in Los Angeles and New York City. Employment to commence 2018-2019 Season.

L.A. Dance Project tours a diverse repertory within the US and internationally in conjunction with rehearsals and performances at their headquarters in Los Angeles. In addition to performing, the company participates in artist residencies, outreach programming, and various special projects.

RSVP Required by May 4, 2018

Please send resume, headshot, and desired date to:

audition@ladanceproject.org

Los Angeles

May 5, 2018

9:30am - 2:00pm

(Class at 10:00am)

L.A. Dance Project Studios

2245 E. Washington Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90021

New York City

May 6, 2018

2:00pm - 6:00pm

(Class at 2:30pm)

Rose Studio, Studio 1

165 West 65th Street

New York, NY 10023


Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

Radio City Productions is looking for a diverse cast of Rockettes©, Male and Female Dancers, Male and Female Vocalists (Singers), and Girls (Claras) to perform in the 2018 production of The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes in New York City. American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA) contract with competitive salary and benefits including 401(k) plan and year-round health insurance. Auditions will be held at in New York, April 16 to 25. For more information and a full schedule, visit www.radiocityauditions.com.


Roanoke Ballet Theatre

TRAINEE/APPRENTICE/COMPANY AUDITIONS


Roanoke Ballet Theatre, located in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking male and female dancers for company positions, apprenticeships, and traineeships for its 2018-2019 season. RBT is a classical and contemporary ballet company looking for dancers with strong training in ballet, pointe and contemporary styles. All applicants who live outside the US must have a valid work visa. Applicants are preferred to audition in person.


Auditions will be held during regularly scheduled company classes, Monday-Friday 10:00-11:30am and Saturdays 11:30-1:00pm

All auditions will be held at:

Roanoke Ballet Theatre

1318 Grandin Road SW

Roanoke, VA 24015

Audition fee: $25

To register for an audition please email resume, headshot, photo in first arabesque, and video of classwork and/or performance footage to lelder@roanokeballet.org


USIB is seeking male and female trained dancers to fill trainee, intern, and professional positions for the 2018-2019 season. Classical and contemporary training are required.

  • All Interns & Trainees are guaranteed a minimum of one year of a paid professional contract at the completion of Intern/Trainee period
  • Professionals are paid per performance (Females get a pointe shoe stipend)
  • Body diversity and health are core values of the company
  • All dancers (including trainee & interns) will perform challenging choreography in every season production locally and on tour
  • 2018-2019 Season includes: A Vampire Story, Nutcracker, Alice in Wonderland, A Repertory Concert, and Midsummers Night Dream
  • Touring theaters include The Wilson Center (www.capefearstage.com), Thalian Hall, Odelle Williamson (Brunswick County), and others
  • Trainees, Interns, & Professionals dance together daily including ballet class, pointe class, contemporary, body conditioning, and rehearsals
  • Dancers should be prepared to perform classical, neo-classical, and contemporary choreography
  • Season runs June 18, 2018 - June 16, 2020

Video Auditions accepted. Registration and further information available at www.usinternationalballet.com. Open auditions held every Saturday in company class in Wilmington NC. Contact usib at usinternationalballet@gmail.com to schedule an audition or call company manager: Christina Iv: 704-606-5523


Seeking 30 dancers for the NYC Persian Parade
April 15th, 11am-3pm
Midtown Manhattan

Dancers wanted for 4 groups in the NYC Persian Parade, April 15th. Each
group will perform for approximately 15 minutes in front of one of the
parade floats. Welcoming women and men experienced in any dance style. To
participate, attend one of these free Persian Dance workshop series. RSVP
with your contact information and which series you can attend.

Thursdays 6-7pm, at Gibney 890 Broadway, on March 22, 29, April 5, 12
or
Thursdays 7-8pm, at Gibney 890 Broadway, on March 22, 29, April 5, 12
or
Fridays 6-7pm, at Gibney 280 Broadway, on March 23, 30, April 6, 13
or
Fridays 7-8pm, at Gibney 280 Broadway, on March 23, 30, April 6, 13

Each dancer will receive $25 and food tickets for the after party in
Madison Square Park.

To reserve your spot, or for more information please contact:
danceofpersia@gmail.com
(516) 859-5601
or message Leila Montazemi on FaceBook


The Ballet Hispánico Company, under the artistic direction of Eduardo Vilaro, seeks experienced male and female dancers with strong classical and contemporary training. A minimum of 3-5 years of professional dance experience is required. Auditions are for 2018-2019 season contracts with excellent benefits and world travel.

Gentlemen:
Date: Sunday, April 22
Registration: 10:00am

Ladies:
Date: Monday, April 23
Registration: 11:00am

Call Backs: Monday, April 23

Please bring:
- 8 x 10 headshot
- Resume
- $10 nonrefundable fee (cash only)

Ballet Hispánico is an AGMA affiliated company.

All auditions take place at:
Ballet Hispánico
167 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024



NWA Ballet Theatre Audition Notice:

Want to dance innovative choreography in the fastest growing arts region in the country? NWA Ballet Theatre is the professional ballet company of Northwest Arkansas under the artistic direction of Ryan Jolicoeur-Nye. Ballet Theatre is looking to add four males and three females for the 2018/2019 season. Dancers must be at least 18 years of age, strong advanced training in classical and contemporary. Must have USA citizenship or proof of an established working visa.

OPEN AUDITION - Saturday, March 24, from 2:00 - 3:30. Check-in at 1:30 p.m. $20 fee.

Location: The NWA Conservatory located at 3111 S.E. J Street in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Pre-Registration: If you plan on coming to the audition, please pre-register by emailing the information listed below to info@nwaballettheatre.org

  1. Your resume/CV which includes height, birth date, and citizenship/visa status.
  2. Headshot and dance photo.
  3. Youtube/Vimeo links encouraged. Should include classroom center work and performance work in both classical and contemporary.

ROLLING AUDITION DATES: If you are interested in auditioning, but cannot attend the March audition, you can send your information (listed above) and the artistic director will review your submission and issue an invitation to attend a company class audition on a later date.

Contracts are August-June and include paid performances, educational opportunities, and aid in securing supplemental employment if desired. Pointe shoes and dance needs may be supplied through our Adopt-a-Dancer program.


MYSTIC BALLET

Mystic Ballet Seeks Contemporary Male Dancers with Strong Technique and Experience with Improvisation for the Season 18/19

Accepting Online Audition applications, learn how to apply: http://mysticballet.org/about-mb/audition/


Deadline for submission of application: May 1, 2018
Please note that your application will only be taken into consideration if the application contains all the required information and if you have applied within the deadline.

Your application must contain:

a video reel (Youtube or Vimeo links)

CV (pdf or word doc)

Headshot (jpg or pdf)


We will send an email, with notification and relevant information if you have been invited to participate in a private company audition.

Where: The company's audition will take place in our studios in Stonington, CT USA.
To Apply: complete the application form here: http://mysticballet.org/audition-form/

NOTE! The audition is free – please don't send any payments when prompted upon submitting application.
For more information about Mystic Ballet, see our website: www.mysticballet.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 2018-2019 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 13, 2018 12:30-2:00pm

Saturday, March 3, 2018 11:30-1:00pm

Saturday, April 7, 2018 12:30-2:00pm

All auditions will be held at:

The Academy of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre
329 Gradle Dr. Carmel, IN 46032
Registration begins 30 minutes prior to audition time

Audition fee: $20

Email auditions.ghdt@gmail.com to register

Audition will include ballet barre, modern 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 for an audition, please email auditions.ghdt@gmail.com.


Charlotte Ballet's 2018/2019 Season Company Dancer Audition will take place on Sunday, February 4, 2018, at noon in The Ailey Studios, The Joan Weill Center for Dance (405 West 55th Street at 9th Avenue New York, NY 10019). Registration begins at 11 AM.Please arrive with a resume and head shot and be prepared to fill out and turn in the audition form. There is a $20 application fee payable by cash or credit card. A world-class repertory dance ensemble, Charlotte Ballet performs a wide variety of classical and contemporary dance with a firm commitment to cutting-edge commissions, ensuring a vibrant and challenging repertoire for statewide and national audiences. Auditions are intended for dancers who have trained in both classical and contemporary dance disciplines. Charlotte Ballet is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse company and therefore encourages all dancers of ethnic minorities to audition.

If you are unable to attend the in-person audition on February 4, 2018, we welcome dancers to submit online applications. Please visit https://app.getacceptd.com/charlotteballet for more information. Contact AUDITIONS@CHARLOTTEBALLET.ORG with any questions. Please note, your application will not be reviewed until we receive all requested materials.

For more information, visit http://charlotteballet.org/about/auditions-careers/


PDX Contemporary Ballet is seeking males and females who are well versed in ballet and contemporary technique. Females must have strong pointe technique.
When and Where
June 23, 2018 at Center for Movement Arts 1734 SE 12th ave Portland, OR

Video auditions will also be accepted.

Please Submit
-resume
-headshot
-2 dance photos of your choice
-$15 registration fee

For more information visit our website at
http://www.pdxcb.com/company-audition/

Email info@pdxcb.com with any questions.



Training for Professional Careers in Ballet

This two-week program gives serious students ages 9-19 the opportunity to cap off their summer studies and prepare for the season ahead. An internationally illustrious faculty instructs students in technique, pointe, men's, pas de deux, variations, and modern classes.

Admission to BAE is by audition. Audition dates for the 2018 Summer Intensive are:

March 10th, 2018
May 6th, 2018

All potential students must fill out the audition application, and will receive an e-mail response within one week of submission. If the applicant is invited to audition, a fee of $25.00 will be processed. Please fill out the audition application by following the link http://balletacademyeast.com/summer-intensive/.

Please make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your assigned audition time, so we can give you a name tag and collect any additional information we may need from you.

Female students attending the audition should be dressed in a solid color leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet slippers (and pointe shoes, if applicable).

Male students should be dressed in a white shirt and black tights, with black or white ballet slippers.



Syracuse City Ballet is seeking versatile, classically trained male & female dancers for the 2018/2019 performance season.

Apprentice & Resident Dancer positions available. These are part-time positions.

Syracuse City Ballet is a regional ballet company with a full season featuring opportunities to perform classical, neoclassical, and contemporary repertoire, as well as being involved in Outreach Oportunties

Open Audition will include excerpts of ballet class, SCB repertoire, and interviews for specific candidates

Headshot, resume, and full-body dance photo required at time of audition.

Video should be submitted prior to audition date.

All participants must pre-register at www.SyracuseCityBallet.com

$15 audition fee due at time of registration

932 Spencer St., Syracuse, NY 13204 / 315-487-4879 / info@syracusecityballet.com



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COMMERCIAL DANCE COMPANY AUDITIONS

"Dance Spectacular Productions" is currently accepting video submissions for 2017 local performances & national tours. DSP is a commercial dance company that performs worldwide for Corporate Events, State Fairs, Military Bases, Resorts, Casinos & Special Events. This is a family-oriented variety song & dance show with technically trained dancers & singers performing all genres of music including Country, 50's, 80's Rock, Motown, Broadway, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Patriotic & Current Hits.

Tired of auditioning? Audition once for us and we will provide on-going work throughout the year. Most company members have a flexible part-time job. Full-time and part-time positions available.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Female

• Proficient in Jazz

• Excellent stage presence/personality

• No Visible Tattoos/piercings

• Talent must live close to Carol Stream, IL. You will be commuting to Carol Stream

for rehearsals.

• Must be a Team Player

VIDEO SUBMISSION:

• Applicants should demonstrate: clean double/triple pirouette, calypso, splitz

(right, left, center), kicks, leaps and a simple jazz routine.

• Headshots/Bodyshots (photos must be recent).

• In your video, tell us something fun about yourself & why you would like to become a DSP company member.

• Resume

• Audition materials should be submitted to HBDancers@comcast.net.

For more information on "DANCE Spectacular Productions" please visit

www.DanceSpectacularProductions.com or call us at (630)863-2623.

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