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Company Chameleon (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: February 19, 2016 - published on Friday, 5 February, 2016

Company Chameleon are seeking three exceptional and experienced dance artists to join their Manchester based team for their new work to premiere in Autumn 2016. Auditions are by invitation only and will take place on Saturday 5 March, 2016 ion London. Venue & Times to be confirmed.

Essential requirements

• Minimum of 2-3 years' professional experience in contemporary dance techniques
• Experience in contact improvisation/partnering and improvisation techniques
• Demonstrable performance experience 
• Familiarity and openness to different choreographic approaches 
• Confident and comfortable with using spoken word in performance

Phase one: Research & Development (R&D)

The Company are seeking four artists to be involved in the R&D process for the conception of a new dance theatre production called Secrets & Lies. The dates are:
R&D week one: Monday 14 - Saturday 19 March 2016
R&D week two: Monday 21 - Thursday 24 March 2016

Phase two: Creation

Three artists will be invited to join the tour. The dates are:
Creation / Rehearsals / Autumn Tour: 
Monday 29 August - Friday 2 December 2016
(When on tour per diems and expenses will be provided)


Fee range: £440-£500 per full week (dependent upon experience)
Full weeks are no more than six consecutive days.


To apply for this Audition please submit the following: Covering letter, CV, images of previous work and video links to previous work - YouTube/Vimeo links if available.

Applications and requests for further information should be sent to: or call +44 (0)161 232 6082

Deadline for Applications: Friday 19 February 2016, 10am. Invitations to Audition: Wednesday 24 February 2016.

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Nathan Johnston (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: February 19, 2016 - published on Friday, 5 February, 2016

Nathan Johnston is looking for one male dancer trained in contemporary dance and close up magic/sleight of hand work and one female dancer trained in contemporary dance, both with high levels of character work for his new work 'Sleight of Hands'.

Dancers will need to be available for the whole working period. Rehearsals will take place in Middlesbrough (North- East).

Audition is by invitation only and will be held in Newcastle. Selected applicants will be given venue. Audition Date: Sunday 28th Feb 2016. Deadline: Friday 19th Feb 2016. Selected applicants will be notified by Sunday 21st Feb 2016


w/c 11th April
w/c 18th April
w/c 25th April

Production day: 3rd May

Performances: 4th May, 8th & 10th June. (North-East Tour)


Both roles must have strong technique in floor work, partner work and acting/character work. Performers will be required to deliver text. Male Performer - This character will be required to perform complex close magic/sleight of hand work alongside movement. Applicants with prior knowledge of this art form are needed.

Character Reference - Jessie Eisenberg/dave franco - Now You See Me (Film) & Moriaty - Sherlock (TV Series) Female Performer - Must be able to switch between the wide range of emotional and physical changes that the character goes through.

Character Reference - Mark Ruffalo - Now You See Me (Film) & Keyser Söze (Character Name) - Usual Suspects (Film)


Rehearsals - £450p/w
Shows - £150 Per Show Day + £20 P/Ds
Relocation to Middlesbrough will be covered by the company (if required).

Send only a CV and a Showreel to: with the Heading: NJC- Sleight of Hands

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Rosie Kay Dance Company (UK)

Male, Closes: February 12, 2016 - published on Monday, 1 February, 2016

Rosie Kay Dance Company seek male performers who can portray an officer or sergeant in the British Army to join the forthcoming Scottish tour of 5 SOLDIERS. You must be both an incredibly strong, robust and fit dancer, but also convincing as a member of the British Army.

We are looking for professionally trained dancers with at least two years experience of performing professionally, excellent acting skills, strong leadership and ability to set into another world.

We will be providing training with the Army in preparation for your tour but you need to come with a willingness to challenge yourself to your maximum. Any prior military experience will be an asset but not necessary.

Audition dates - please be available to attend audition on one of these dates:

Thursday 18 February 2016 at DanceXchange, Birmingham Hippodrome, Thorp Street, Birmingham B5 4TB, 12pm - 5.30pm

Friday 26 February 2016 at Tramway Theatre, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow G41 2PE
Time: 10am - 5pm.

Please complete the application form at by 5pm on Friday 12 February. To complete the application you will need: CV, Head shot and a short link of 1 minute of you dancing (can be shot on your phone etc, but not theatre performance - we want to see you in a space moving - please keep it simple)

The details of someone that can recommend you (could be a teacher or choreographer that knows you) Please note we cannot accept applications by e-mail and cannot offer alternative audition dates or on-line auditions.

Dates 2016

Rehearsal Period: 28 March - 22 April in Edinburgh
Production Week: 25 - 30 April in Glasgow
Touring period: 2 - 28 May across Scotland

£450p/w for four weeks rehearsal.
£500p/w for five weeks production/touring

Accommodation and travel will be provided as necessary for the rehearsal, production and touring periods. Per diems paid on performance days.

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ŻfinMalta Dance Ensemble (UK)

Male, Closes: February 6, 2016 - published on Monday, 1 February, 2016

ŻfinMalta Dance Ensemble, Malta's national contemporary dance company, under the artistic direction of Mavin Khoo, is holding an OPEN AUDITION for: a MALE company dancer

Dancers must be experienced, versatile with strong classical, improvisation, floor work and partnering skills. Dancers must be open to various working methods and processes within and outside the studio space that go beyond traditional dance based conventions. Dancers must be able to use voice and text.

Applicants are asked to submit a CV together with a video ( not longer than 5 minutes) to be viewed by the artistic director. Dancers will be shortlisted from the videos and shortlisted dancers will then be invited to a full day audition that will take place on Satuday 13th February 2016 at ŻfinMalta's studios at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta. Dancers shortlisted from the auditions will be asked to stay over for 3 days to work with the company and learn some of the company's repertoire.

Successful applicant chosen to fill the position of MALE company dancer will enter into one, PAID contract with ŻfinMalta, running from March 2016 to July 2016 and then again from September 2016 to July 2017.

Interested applicants are asked to send a covering letter, CV and video to by Saturday 6th February 2016, 17:00 (GMT +2:00). Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered.

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Made By Katie Green (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: February 21, 2016 - published on Tuesday, 26 January, 2016

Made By Katie Green are looking for 1 male and 1 female contemporary dancer to understudy two roles from our touring production The Imagination Museum, and to contribute to research and development for a new production made for caves and underground spaces.

The Imagination Museum is a site-specific promenade piece performed in museums and heritage sites and designed for an audience of children and families. The piece is adapted differently to every new museum context, so dancers will learn a range of movement repertoire and then appropriate material is selected (or new material created) for each site.

We expect that our initial research for our new Dancing in Caves project will take place in the autumn (September/October 2016) with further development taking place in 2017.

Ideal candidates will be:

skilled at devising with an interest in creating work for non-theatre contexts

quick at picking up movement and adapting movement to different spaces

experienced in contact work

comfortable working with text

engaging performers, with the capacity to engage younger audiences and to develop a

rapport with all audience members 

organised, friendly and work well with current company members

Key Dates:

First audition (by invitation only): 13th March 2016, London

Recall: 20th March, London

Rehearsal week: 28th March - 1st April, Surrey 

Performances at the Discovery Museum, Newcastle: 17th - 21st May 2016

Further information on subsequent Imagination Museum dates to be provided at the audition (it is anticipated you may be required 1 weekend in June tbc and for 3-4 performances in October (including 21st-22nd October)).

These are paid positions (ITC / Equity rates).

To apply:

Please email to

your CV (2 pages max) 

an online link to performance footage

a brief expression of your interest in and suitability for this opportunity (if you do not include a statement of interest, either in your main email or as an attachment, your application will be deleted)

Deadline: Sunday 21st February at 5pm

Successful applicants will be notified via email by the 6th March. We regret that we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants.

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Yael Loewenstein (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: January 29, 2016 - published on Tuesday, 26 January, 2016

The Dance of Spring is a 30 minute interactive performance aimed at children and families for the Victoria and Albert Museum directed and choreographed by Yael Loewenstein. The performances will run at the V& A Museum as part of Family Events over Easter and the Easter Holidays. The show/experience is not only inspired by the heralding of Spring but also the Re-Imagining Botticelli exhibition, which will be running at the time.

We are looking for two dynamic performers, one male and one female.

Must be available on the following dates:


March 9th, 2016 9am-12pm

March 21st, 2016 9am-5pm

March 22nd, 2016 9am-5pm

March 23rd, 2016 9am-12pm


Friday, March 25th, 2016 10am-4pm (Good Friday)

Saturday, March 26th, 2016 10am-4pm

Sunday, March 27th, 2016 10am-4pm (Easter Sunday)

Monday, March 28th, 2016 10am-4pm

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 10am-4pm

Wednesday, March 30th, 201610am-4pm

Thursday, March 31st, 2016 10am-4pm

Friday, April 1st, 2016 10am-4pm

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 10am-4pm

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 10am-4pm

We are looking for:

Nimble actors who love dancing

Robust dancers who are comfortable using their voices

People confident, experienced and truly excited about working with young people.

The performance will be scripted with set pieces of choreography and improvised sections with the audience. We want to get everyone shaking their Spring groove!

This is a paid opportunity.

A workshop will be held on January 30th, 2016 in London. Please send a 1 page C.V. and photograph to Application deadline: Friday, January 29th, 2016 - 10 am

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Rambert Dance Company (UK)

Male, Closes: February 15, 2016 - published on Thursday, 21 January, 2016

Rambert Dance Company, based in London, have an opportunity for an experienced male dancer with strong classical and contemporary technique to join the company.

To apply, please email your CV, a recent photo, recent footage of you dancing (by web link if possible), along with a cover letter (no more than one page of A4) explaining what interests you about the company and why you would like to join Rambert to:

For information about the company repertoire and tour dates please see

Deadline for applications: Monday 15 February 12pm. Please confirm in your CV if you have the legal right to work in the UK or if you would require a visa to do so.

The audition will be held in London on Sunday 6 March 2016 12-5pm. Attendance is by invitation only.

Unfortunately, we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants.

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Cory Baker Dance (UK)

Male, Closes: January 21, 2016 - published on Monday, 18 January, 2016

Corey Baker Dance is creating a new outdoor show, 'Phone Box', an energetic and vibrant solo. Featuring an iconic vintage red telephone box, an athletic performer will carry out an exhibition of exciting manoeuvres. 'Phone Box' will premiere in May 2016 at both International Dance Festival Birmingham (IDFB) 2016 and Swingamajig Festival and other confirmed UK festivals. It is intended that the show will then go on to tour the UK.

Corey Baker Dance (CBD) seeks a professional male dancer with a strong performance presence. Excellent creative skills, robust physical strength and stamina are all essential criteria. It is the intention that the performer will climb up and perform on the phone box, so applicants must be willing to take this risk and not be afraid of heights.

Artistic Director Corey Baker is looking for someone that will be fruitful with ideas, improvising, and character development when collaborating with him on creating this brand new work. Creating a solo work can be intimate and demanding so all applicants must be ready for this challenge.

Corey aims to continue to work with performers across several CBD projects so the desire to work broadly across Corey Baker Dance is a must. 'Phone Box' is being created for outdoor places and unusual spaces, and so performers must be willing to and be comfortable with handling the demands of non-traditional work settings. Previous experience in outdoor work and touring is desirable.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK and be available for the duration of the contract as below.

Dates and Fee Information

(Please note, dates are not 100% confirmed at the time of writing, and subject to minor amends)

R+D Workshop: 03-04 March 2016: DanceXchange, Birmingham

Phone Box creation: 04-09 April 2016, Week 1: DanceXchange, Birmingham

Festival Performances: 01-02 and 05-07 May 2016, IDFB 2016 (includes Swingamajig): Week 1

11-16 April 2016, Week 2: DanceXchange, Birmingham

25-29 April 2016, Week 3: DanceXchange, Birmingham

10-14 May 2016, IDFB 2016: Week 2

IDFB 2016: Week 3 (subject to funding)

21-22 May 2016 Norfolk and Norwich Festival

29-30 May 2016 Salisbury Festival

02 July 2016 Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

19, 20 or 21 August 2016 (date to be confirmed), Just So Festival

£540 per week for creation weeks: x3 weeks

£660 per performance week: x2 weeks

Fees and expenses: £80 per R+D workshop day: x2 days

Please note, self catering accommodation will be provided in Birmingham, plus three return train tickets. Per diems are included in the fee, no additional per diems will be provided on top. Future Touring: Subject to a new contract on confirmation of bookings

To Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity and are confident that you fit all criteria and are available for the dates listed, please email with a CV including a headshot photo (not a dancing photo), a showreal link and a short statement as to why this project interests you and your relevant experience.

Please state which audition location you would prefer in your email - we will do our best to accommodate.

Deadline for applications is 30 January 2016. Successful applicants will be notified no later than 2nd February 2016.

Audition Details

03 Feb 2016: 1030-1200 Professional class as warm-up (optional), Audition 1300-1800, Greenwich Dance, London 05 Feb 2016: 1000-1700, DanceXchange, Birmingham

£175 per performance day during tour period (subject to new contract)

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Staats Theatre Kassell (Germany)

Male or Female, Closes: March 4, 2016 - published on Monday, 18 January, 2016

Company director Johannes Wieland is looking for professional dancers with very strong contemporary technique, improvisation/ acting skills and professional experience for full and guest contracts.

Please send your application by email with CV, short letter of motivation (max.1 page) and photo by March 4th, 2016 to

Locations and Dates


Uferstudios Berlin, Studio 12, Uferstraße 8/23, 13357 Berlin

March 18th, 11am - 10pm (Group 1 and 2)

March 19th, 11am - 10pm (Group 3 and 4)

Callbacks: March 20th, 11am - 10pm / March 21th, 11am - 3pm

Kassel: Staatstheater Kassel, Friedrichsplatz 15, 34117 Kassel

Callbacks: March 24th / March 25th / March 26th (times tba)

Audition by invitation only! / Audition nur auf Einladung

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Company Acrojou (UK)

Female, Closes: January 24, 2016 - published on Friday, 15 January, 2016

We are casting for a female dancer and / or acrobat for touring show Frantic. A very high level of performance presence and acting ability are essential for this role. Physically, the show is predominantly a dance performance, with some acrobatic choreography. This role would be suitable for:

- a performer trained in both acrobatics and contemporary dance,
- a physically strong contemporary dancer with the ability to move confidently on equipment and some basic acrobatic skills,
- an acrobat / German wheel acrobat who can move very fluidly and confidently.

Skills on the wheel can be learned in rehearsals but an ability to work comfortably and safely on equipment is required.

This is an outdoor touring show as a key member of a small team. Alongside performing, the position includes tour responsibilities (assisting the other performer and tech manager with responsibilities inc' driving, van loading, show set up, etc), and will include a fair amount of travel.

The artist must also be based in the UK, highly professional, a team-player, hard working and committed to becoming a positive addition to our touring team and company.


All performers must have: passport, public liability insurance, and health / dancers insurance. A driving license and languages skills are of benefit, so do mention these on your application.


Auditions (by invite only):

First call: 28th Jan 2016, 10am - 1.30pm, National Centre for Circus Arts, London (NCCA)
Recall: 29th Jan, 10am - 1.30pm
Interviews: 29th Jan, 2.30pm - 6pm, for selected participants, NCCA
Final decision/ casting offer: By Sat 30th Jan.


Please note, the rehearsal dates will be a total of approx' two weeks scheduled within the below periods. We have a certain amount of flexibility so please do apply if you are not available for all dates listed - just let us know on your application. Thanks.

1 - 14th Feb, Greenham. Approx' 1 week within this period- we can work around availability to a degree as rehearsals will be scheduled alongside creation on a new production.

Accommodation provided.

Plus a further week on one of the following: 22nd - 25th Feb or 1st - 5th March Eastleigh. Accommodation provided or 4th - 8th April, London. No accommodation provided.

Tour Period

The show will be touring (mostly UK and Europe) from April/ May through to Sept/ Oct 2016, with a few dates later in 2016, inc' Thailand mid-Dec 2016. The touring is unconsolidated - most tour dates tend to be on or around the weekends, meaning the Frantic team often travel away for the weekends but return to base during the week.

Due to the nature of outdoor touring, we continue to receive bookings through to mid-
Summer. Understudying for some dates is possible but please only apply if you are able to commit to being the core performer for this role through the peak tour period (May - end Sept). The position is ideal for someone keen and available to tour but with flexible, alternative weekday work available to them.


Rehearsals fees are paid at Equity/ ITC rates. Travel expenses covered, accommodation provided outside of London. Performance fees are calculated on a daily rate (fees negotiated dept' experience, above Equity/ ITC), plus per diems and all travel and accommodation expenses. Travel time is paid on a basic rate when separate days of travel are required for tour dates.

How to apply

To apply, please send the below to The deadline for applications is 24th January (end of day). Earlier applications will be considered and responded to prior to this date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as you can.

Please check the details carefully - applications missing requested information or

received after the deadline will not be considered.

1. A link to a short on-line show-reel. No videos that require downloading please. If there is more than one performer in the video, please ensure we will be able to identify which one is you.

2. A CV, preferably one page only

3. A (max) one-page cover letter, inc':

- Why you would like to be considered for the casting

- Your professional touring experience

- A brief summary of your core physical skills

- Your training/ professional experience in theatre/ acting roles

- Availability: please clearly outline any dates we list for which you are currently unavailable.

4. A short written reference from a previous employer (preferably in a touring performance role)

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James Wilton Dance (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: February 29, 2016 - published on Friday, 15 January, 2016

James Wilton Dance are seeking dancers for their next touring work, as well as the re casting of existing works. Contracts will commence in July 2016, encompassing an 8 week creation in Plymouth, a 6 week national tour (20 performances) and education projects across the UK. Further national and international touring will happen throughout 2017, pending funding.

All fees will be at or above equity minimum rates.

A strong understanding of floor work and partner work are essential, as is a strong stage presence and some teaching skills. Capoeira, martial arts and break dance skills are also desired.

To apply please send a CV along with an online link of you performing to

Audition is by invitation only. Auditions will take place in April 2016 in London and Plymouth. Applicants will be informed by the end of February as to whether they have been invited.

Do not send dance photographs or other large attachments, these clog up the mailbox and so will be deleted without your application being reviewed.

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Clod Ensemble (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: January 21, 2016 - published on Wednesday, 13 January, 2016

Clod Ensemble are re-staging An Anatomie in Four Quarters for The Lowry in Salford. Set to an original score featuring live strings, percussion and bagpipes, An Anatomie is a promenade performance in which the audience cut a path through the auditorium of a theatre, changing viewing positions for each of the four movements.  

Featuring a cast of dancers and musicians An Anatomie is a visual poem about human beings' insatiable desire to get closer to things, celebrating the physical structure of the bodies we inhabit and the ways we attempt to see, define, contain, name and value them. First presented at Sadler's Wells Theatre.


We are looking for male and female dancers with strong classical, contemporary and improvisational technique.


Date: Tuesday 2nd February. Audition is by invitation only and will be held in London.



w/c 11th April (London)
w/c 18th April (London)
w/c 25th April (Salford)


Thursday 28th April (Salford)
Friday 29th April (Salford)
Saturday 30th April (Salford)


£525 per week. Travel and subsistence costs will be paid where appropriate. You must be able to work legally in the UK and possess any necessary visas or work permits.


- 1 page CV
- 2 photos
- Showreel
- Cover letter

Please email your application by 9am Thursday 21st January to Roxanne Peak-Payne, Producer at Successful applicants will be notified by Thursday 28th January.

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MonixArts (UK)

Female, Closes: January 25, 2016 - published on Wednesday, 13 January, 2016

Looking for 2 female contemporary dancers for Research & Development phase of "Signs". Must be have 3 years of professional training or equivalent. Experience in British Sign Language is an advantage.

This project is looking at the importance of body language in BSL, fusing contemporary dance and sign language.

Rehearsals Dates:
9th February 17:00-21:00
10th February 18:00-21:00
11th February 17:00-21:00
+ 3 more dates TBC

This a PAID opportunity with Equity rates.

To apply please email your CV with headshot and showreel by 25th January 2016 18:00. Please state your experience with BSL.

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Alexandra Green (UK)

Male, Closes: January 11, 2016 - published on Saturday, 9 January, 2016

Currently looking for 4 male contemporary dancers for a music promo shooting 19th January 2016 in London. You must be experienced dancers with a minimum of 3 years training and previous experience performing professionally.

Casting breakdown as follows:

Protagonist: Caucasian, 25-35 years old.
Lead Gang Member: Caucasian, 35-40 years old.
2 x Gang Members: Caucasian, 25-40 years old.

We are looking for men of a variety of shapes and sizes, with interesting features. Ideally with very short or shaved hair.

To apply please send CVs, showreels & headshots to with the title Male Dancer - Music Promo by 11/01/2016.
 Please also specify the role you are applying for.

This is a paid opportunity at £250 for shooting and £150 for rehearsal for the lead roles and £200 for shoot day and £150 for rehearsal for the supporting roles.

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John Ross Dance (UK)

Male, Closes: January 14, 2016 - published on Friday, 8 January, 2016

John Ross Dance is looking for 2 male Dancers trained in contemporary dance and have a high level of acting ability for a new 4-week creation splits over two, two week periods.

Dates of project: 1st - 12th Feb Then 18th April 4th May.

Funded by Arts Council England. A new Dance Theatre research creation based on an
interpretation of Mitch Albom​ book 'The Five People You Meet In Heaven'. Set to the
beautifully haunting music of Composer Greg Haines. Questioning how we are affected by Influence, human connection and the power of even the smallest incidental meeting. The project is split into two, two week periods with a preview premier in LEEDS on 4th May.

John is looking for Dancers who have interest in his work and may be interested in future
commitment. Dancers will need to be available for the whole working period and must
preferably live in/or in close proximity to London, or be able to find their own accommodation for the working period

*The work will potentially tour in the autumn of 2016 into the spring of 2017.


Audition is by invitation only and will be held in London. Selected applicants will be given
venue. Audition Date: 18th JAN - 10am till 5:30pm.


1st Male: LEAD ROLE - Must be strong in changing physicality's and be extremely
sensitive/subtle to the wide range of emotional changes that the character experiences.

High level of stamina as this character never leaves the stage for 1 hour. Strong in both
technique and partner work. This character will also grow older during the piece and have braces attached to him to restrict movement, so a heightened awareness and adaptable to working with constraints.

2nd Male: More mature performer favourited; To play age range of 30+. Acting skills are
essential as this part involves playing two characters. One of the Father and one of the
Sergeant. A strong sensitivity to not over power the main character with a versatile movement vocabulary. Both roles are extremely demanding in both physical and emotional content.


£450pw - per diems and accommodation allowance for outside London Rehearsals.


Send ONLY a CV and a Showreel to: with the Heading: JRD BLINK

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Yorke Dance Project (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: January 17, 2016 - published on Friday, 8 January, 2016

Yorke Dance Project is holding an audition for one male and one female dancer to join the company as paid apprentices for their forthcoming rehearsal period for INSPIRIT, their next touring programme. Inspirit includes works by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Robert Cohan, Yolande Yorke-Edgell and Charlotte Edmonds.

The paid contract will begin January 25th and will end March 25th. Dancers are required to have a strong technique in both ballet and contemporary.

The audition will take place on Sunday 17th January 2016, from 12-4pm in Studio 1 at The Place, 17 Duke's Rd, London WC1H 9PY.

Please send a letter of interest and CV to Please only apply if you have a strong technique in both ballet and contemporary.

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The Middleton Corpus (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: January 19, 2016 - published on Wednesday, 6 January, 2016

'theMiddletonCorpus' is seeking 2 dancers (1 male and 1 female), trained in contemporary dance and with some experience in partnering / acrobatics for a 3 week Research and Development project, during February 2016.

ABOUT 'theMiddletonCorpus':

'theMiddletonCorpus' is a Leeds based dance company set up by Choreographer/Artistic Director Anthony Middleton and Associate Director Isabel Slingerland, in 2012. The basis of Anthony's work is exploring the integration of acrobatics and dance, creating high quality works that are suitable for a variety of performance spaces, indoors and outdoors.

Audition details:

Audition is by invitation only and will be held in Leeds, West Yorkshire (studio TBC)
Audition date: Sunday the 24th of January, 2016 (9:30am - 3:00pm)

Project Details:

The project begins on the 1st of February, running for 3 weeks, ending on 19th of February. The focus of the project is the continuation of Anthony's research into the integration of acrobatics and movement. It is intended that the research period will result in a future NEW CREATION, later in 2016, as such Anthony is keen to work with performers who have a strong interest in the work of the company and may be interested in future commitment. Dancers will need to be available for the whole working period and must preferably live in/or in close proximity to Leeds, or be able to find their own accommodation for the working period.

Dancers will receive £450 per week throughout the project.

How to apply:
Please send an email with a short statement of interest, along with a CV, headshot and preferably video footage of any previous work or dance material, to:

Deadline for applications: 19th January 2016.
Successful applicants will be contacted before the 20th of January 2016 (if you require earlier notification, please let us know and we will take this into consideration).

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Kamea Dance Company (Israel)

Male and Female, Closes: March 6, 2016 - published on Wednesday, 6 January, 2016

Audition for professional Male and Female Dancers for the 2016-17 seasons. Contracts will run from August 2016. The company are also auditioning for: "Kamea Dance Experience" - "MASA": A 5 months intensive apprenticeship program.

The European audition will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on Sunday, March 13th, from 10:00 -16:00 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 guest choreographers: Nacho Duato and Itzik Galili.

Annual 12 month salary, 2 years commitment required.


Strong Ballet technique and modern technique, Age: over 20, Good body proportion, creative dancer, highly motivated, serious attitude, commitment to job, Professional experience in a recognized company is an advantage.

Please register by E-Mail: Pre-registration: send resume and photo, final date for registration is March 6th.

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Cultured Mongrel (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: January 29, 2016 - published on Thursday, 17 December, 2015

Cultured Mongrel are seeking an energetic, playful and receptive dancer, trained in contemporary dance or hip hop styles and familiar with audience interaction to join the company for the development/ tour of their latest work Experts In Short Trousers. Those with experience in popping and boogaloo are particularly encouraged to apply.

Experts In Short Trousers is an original immersive dance theatre work landing in venues to celebrate the expertise children already have and explore what it takes to support someone seemingly alien to you. The young audience and their families arrive to a disaster; the cast, costume and set strewn everywhere. Having never ventured to earth before the audience have to teach the cast how to move, communicate, dress and how to build their escape vehicle. Available for performance in any setting, each show is uniquely tailored to each venue from homes to museums to outdoor settings.

Contract Dates:

4th April - 1st July 2016

19th September - 28th October 2016

Additional dates and further potential to engage with company projects possible throughout the year.

Paid at Equity Minimum plus relocation costs where required.

Successful applicants will be invited to a Skype interview and a maximum of ten dancers will be invited to audition in the week commencing 15th February. All applicants will receive a response, please get in touch if you do not hear from us.

To apply please email the following information to by Noon on Friday the 29th January 2016.

• Cover letter

• Short biography (250 words maximum).

• Up to three images that best represent you.

• Optional - video links.

Carrying the innate values of hip hop culture whilst exploring new territories in dance theatre Cultured Mongrel make socio-political work with the intention of creating genuine dialogue, under the direction of Emma Jayne Park. 'High Octane... energetic, witty & playful' (The Skinny), their practice asks audiences to engage through questioning their own social norms and their consequences. CMDT is dedicated to establishing practices with a focus on supporting creative development, pushing the form and sustaining the sector, including the unique models Permanent Visitor, #TheSoloFilter and Suspended Theatre Tickets.

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Random Dance [Company] (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: January 15, 2016 - published on Wednesday, 9 December, 2015

Wayne McGregor is seeking dancers with strong classical and contemporary technique for contracts with the company commencing March 2016 and September 2016.

To apply, please send the following by email to:; Your CV, a recent photo, some footage of you dancing (by web link if possible), a cover letter and a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (available to download from the website)

The company would also appreciate it if you would confirm in your CV if you have the legal right to work in the UK or if you would require a visa to do so

You can also submit your application by post to; Dancer Audition, Studio Wayne McGregor, Press Centre, Here East, 14 East Bay Lane, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E15 2GW

The deadline for applications: Friday 15 January 2016 at 5pm

Auditions will be held in early February by invitation only. Regretfully we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants.

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Tanzcompagnie Konzert Theater Bern (Switzerland)

Male and Female, Closes: January 16, 2016 - published on Wednesday, 11 November, 2015

Tanzcompagnie Konzert Theater Bern is looking for male and female dancers, guest dancers and apprentices for season 2016-17.

A solid formation with a strong education in both classical and contemporary dance techniques, theatrical skills as well as extensive experience and joy in improvisation are required. Professional experience of at least three years after graduation is mandatory (except for apprentices). The minimum height for men is 1.75 m / 5'9'' (except apprentices).

Only complete applications containing CV in English with headshot (max. 1 page, specifying age, nationality, height and weight), max. 2 dance photos and links to dance videos will be accepted.

Please send only links to videos, no links for download and do not attach video files to your application. If there is more than one dancer in the video, you should clearly indicate which one you are. Please mark clearly which type of contract you are interested in.

If you are not available for the entire season, please specify the possible working periods.

Audition by invitation only. Applicants will be notified by February 2, 2016 whether they are invited to the audition or not. No notice of receipt will be sent.


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