Jobs for Dancers: Check Out These Casting Calls

April 11, 2021

Looking for dance work? Browse these casting calls for dancers, courtesy of Backstage.

Dancers with disabilities for a talent series

  • Casting for a digital series. A well known YouTuber will meet up with various dancers with disabilities to get to know each other, and collaborate on an epic dance performance together. They’ll exchange stories and impressions that convey how dance has impacted their lives, shaped their characters, and enhanced their abilities to express themselves.
  • Dates TBD, shoots between April 20-May 5
  • Pays $500 per day, guaranteed two days ($1000 total)
  • Seeking talent from L.A.
More details here.

Modern/Hip-Hop dancer for music video

  • Casting a dancer with modern/hip-hop background and acting experience for “Sink or Swim” music video by Austin Ausley.
  • Scheduled to shoot late April/early May in Brooklyn, NY
  • Pays $275 for half-day rehearsal and full-day shoot
  • Seeking talent from New York, NY
More details here.

Dancers for short film “Cutthroat”

  • Synopsis: Aspiring dancer Rubi attends the audition of a lifetime– to become a company member for one Miami’s hottest dance studios: 8th STREET. She soon realizes the dance industry is not as glamorous as it looks.
  • Shoots April 24 or 25 in Miami
  • Pays $50/day
  • Seeking talent from Miami, FL
More details here.

Dancers of color for Harlem Renaissance-inspired series promo video

  • Seeking four female and two male dancers of color (ages 20-30) to represent the 1920s and Harlem Renaissance speakeasy dancers in a promo video for “Half Past Jump Time,” a web series.
  • Shoots for two days in late April/early May in NYC
  • Pays $300
  • Seeking talent from New York, NY
More details here.

Black dancers for 5-week contract with Tulsa Ballet

  • Seeking Black dancers for “Breakin’ Bricks,” a ballet by Jennifer Archibald about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.
  • Includes a five week contract with a guesting fee of $4,500 plus transportation to/from Tulsa, housing, local transportation, and AGMA per diem
  • Runs June 12 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.) at The City Center 131 W 55th St. New York, NY 10019
  • Seeking talent worldwide
More details here.

Choreography Collaborator for  “Fractal” dance video

  • Synopsis: A short abstract dance video centered on the theme of fractals, planning to shoot in DC later in 2021.
  • Virtual production (no location); development work will be submitted via video by Apr. 22.
  • Pays $100 stipend for an estimated two hours of development work.
  • Seeking talent worldwide (virtual)
More details here.