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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.



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 2019-2020 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 U.S. MUST HAVE A VALID WORK VISA. ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE TO AUDITION IN PERSON.


Auditions will be held on:
Saturday, January 19, 2019 1:30-3:30pm

Saturday, March 9, 2019 1:30-3:30pm


Saturday, April 13, 2019 1:30-3:30pm

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

Audition will include ballet barre, modern exercises, and company repertoire.

GHDT also accepts auditions during company class. These auditions are by invitation only. To apply, please email a resume, headshot, and recent dance reel to auditions.ghdt@gmail.com.

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


AUDITION NOTICE
KAMEA DANCE COMPANY, ISRAEL

Artistic Director: Tamir Ginz

Audition for professional Male and Female Dancers for the 2019-21 seasons.Contracts from August 2018.

European Audition in Amsterdam – The Netherlands: Sunday, March 3rd, at 9:30 -16:30, At: Chasse Dance Studios Chasséstraat 64, 1057 JJ Amsterdam

* Kamea Dance Company is a major company in the Israeli dance scene, holding around 80 performances a year in Israel and abroad.

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

* Annual 12 month salary, 2 years commitment required.

Requirements:– We are looking for exceptional talents with good physique and strong classical ballet and modern technique.– Age: over 20 to 30 Max (No exceptions).– Creative dancer, highly motivated, serious attitude, commitment to job. Professional experience in a recognized company is an advantage. This is an open audition, No videos are required. No need to prepare any variations.
For more details and registration:https://www.kameadance.com/en/blog/european-auditi...
We are looking forward to your application!


2019/2020 Season Auditions

Oregon Ballet Theatre is seeking professional classical dancers to fill positions at all levels within the company for its exciting 2019/2020 Season. OBT's repertory includes classical full length ballets and repertory productions featuring new and iconic works from Resident Choreographer Nicolo Fonte in addition to well-known artists such as Nacho Duato, William Forsythe, & Jiří Kylián. OBT is a member of AGMA and offers dancers competitive salary plus benefits and a minimum contract of (at least) 32 weeks.

San Francisco, CA: Friday, January 4, 2019

New York City, NY: Monday, January 21, 2019

Auditions are by invitation only.

Please include:
Your CV

Head and body shot

Video link to one classical and one contemporary piece

To be considered email Tracey.Sartorio@obt.org




Ajkun Ballet Theatre is looking for professional dancers for its Season 2019-2020 and professional dancers and dance students for its upcoming European Tour 2019-2020.

European Tour (November 2019 - January 2020):
Auditions by Video are currently been accepted.
Rehearsals will take place in New York City.
Repertory performed: Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty, choreography by Chiara Ajkun.

Salary starts at $1,000.00/week for experienced professionals ages 18-35 years old.

Dance students ages 8-17 years old are offered a performance fee commensurate with experience and EU Child Labor Laws.

In addition to the salary, the cast receives round trip flights from New York City, ground tour transportation by Charter Bus, hotel accommodation (breakfast included), per diem and ballet shoes.

Open Auditions

AjkunBT NYC Open Audition
Saturday, February 9, 2019
3:30-4:30 pm registration, 4:30 -6:30 pm audition class
at the Alvin Ailey Studios,
405 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019
AjkunBT ROME Open Audition
Saturday, February 2, 2019
2:00-2:30 pm registration, 2:30 -4:30 pm audition class
at ATELIER DELLA DANZA DI RAFFAELE PAGANINI
Circonvallazione Appia 107, 00179 Roma ITALY
AjkunBT CHICAGO Open Audition
Saturday, February 16, 2019
4:00-5:00 pm registration, 5:00 -7:00 pm audition class
at HUBBARD STREET DANCE
1147 W. Jackson Blvd., CHICAGO, IL 60607
AjkunBT MIAMI Open Audition
Sunday, February 24, 2019
3:30-4:30 pm registration, 4:30 -6:30 pm audition class
at MIAMI YOUTH BALLET STUDIOS
9210 SW 158 LN, Miami, FL 33157
AjkunBT LONDON Open Audition
Saturday, February 23, 2019
4:00-5:00 pm registration, 5:00 -7:00 pm audition class
at PINEAPPLE DANCE STUDIO
7 Langley St, London WC2H 9JA UK

AUDITION CALENDAR
https://www.ajkunbt.org/auditions-in-person.html
For information: ajkun@ aol.com | (864) 420-6150 | https://www.ajkunbt.org/auditions-in-person.html



RAMBERT2

2019/20 AUDITIONS AND NEW DANCE COMMISSIONS

Booking for open auditions opens Friday 16 November

Seeking the world's best young dancers for the 2019/20 cohort of Rambert2

UK tour includes new commissions for Jermaine Spivey and Andrea Miller

Open auditions for the 2019/20 cohort will be held at Rambert's studios in London from Sunday 3 - Wednesday 6 February 2019

The 2019/20 cohort will start at the end of July 2019

Britain's leading contemporary dance company is inviting the world's finest early-career dancers to join Rambert2, Rambert's second ensemble designed to develop and showcase the next generation of highly skilled, thinking dancers.

The inaugural Rambert2 cohort attracted over 800 applicants, who attended open auditions at Rambert's London studios in February this year. 13 dancers were chosen from all over the world, with training from centres in Asia, America and Europe. A second cohort will form Rambert2 for 12 months from the end of July 2019. During their year, dancers will complete a postgraduate qualification, MA in Professional Dance Performance, awarded by Rambert School, one of the country's leading dance conservatoires.

Rambert2 is delivered in partnership between Rambert and Rambert School as part of an MA in Professional Dance Performance. Rambert2 is supported by the Linbury Trust.

For full details about auditions, see www.rambert.org.uk/rambert2



Ballet des Amériques seeks Male and Female Classical Dancers

Ballet des Amériques is looking for classically and modern trained dancers – 1 man and 1 woman to start immediately– for its professional dance company. Candidates should also be comfortable with neoclassical, contemporary and modern techniques and works. Knowledge of African and Afro-Caribbean dance styles would be advantageous.

Ballet des Amériques engages dancers who grasp and appreciate the pedagogical, aesthetic and ethical principles of its organization as whole and who are willing to commit to their realization in the dance company.

Ballet des Amériques is looking for individuals with artistic sensitivity and a high level of commitment to the arts as a whole.

To be considered for a company class audition:

Please send your cover letter, resume, photograph, and video material to admin@balletdesameriques.com. Please include "Seeking classically trained dancers" in the subject line.

All applicants must have the proper documentation to work in the U.S. (i.e: work permit, Green card, U.S. Citizen, etc.)

If hired, candidate will be asked to fill out a W-4 and sign a contract. Dancers receive rehearsal and performance pay.

Location: 16 King St. Port Chester, NY 10573

Note: Studios are 1 minute from Port Chester's MNR commuter train station


D&D ART PRODUCTIONS will be holding its GRAND AUDITION for professional dancers and graduate students between 17 – 26 years of age, on Tuesday the 5th , and Wednesday the 6th of February 2019, at the Teatre-Auditori Sant Cugat, Barcelona, Spain.

GRAND AUDITION provides a unique opportunity for dancers to audition for several ballet companies at one time and in one place. Since its first edition in 2016, a total of 473 dancers took part in Grand Audition with over 160 job offers from companies such as: ABT, Ballet de l'Opera National de Bordeaux, Ekaterinburg State Academic Ballet Theater, Polish National Ballet, Lithuanian National Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Mariinsky Ballet, Norwegian National Ballet, Finnish National Ballet, Royal Swedish Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Ballet Nacional de Panama, Novosibirsk State Ballet Theater, Mikailovsky Ballet Theater.

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Grand Audition participating ballet company artistic directors:

• Dutch National Ballet (Junior Company)

• Lithuanian National Ballet

• Mariinsky Ballet Theater

• Novosibirsk State Opera

• Polish National Ballet

• Zurich Ballet

• National Ballet of Panama

Applications can be submitted online: www.grandaudition.net

Application Deadline: JANUARY 3, 2019

Due to the limited space availability we reserve the right to close the application process once the number of the accepted applicants reaches its limit.



New Ballet Ensemble is hiring Teaching and Performing Artists

New Ballet Ensemble and School located in Memphis,TN is auditioning in New York City for full-time teaching and performing artists for the 2018-2019 season.

-New Ballet Ensemble offers their teaching and performing artists 36-40 week contracts with benefits and part-time seasonal opportunities.
-The season includes 3-4 full-evening productions, school shows, company performance collaborations in locations all over the Memphis area. Teaching in our studio, schools, and community locations.
-Repertory performed is a diverse, mulitcultural blend of classical ballet to contemporary, modern, hiphop, West African and flamenco. Previous guest choreographers include Francesca Harper, Elizabeth Corbett ( Frankfurt Ballet, Willam Forsythe), General Hambrick (Minnesota Dance Theatre) , Uri Sands (Alvin Aliey, NC Dance Theatre) and many more.
Dancers applying should have an equal love for performing and teaching. A high technical level of ballet and/or modern dance. Versatillity in other styles a plus! The ability to teach varying levels of dance (Ballet, Horton, Graham, Tap, Jazz, etc) Professional company credentials or BFA in dance is not required but is strongly desired. Please send CV, headshot, and dance reels to the attention of Noelia Carmona at careers@newballet.org for consideration and audition details.
Visit our website www.newballet.org for more information about the company, school, and mission.


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

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