Hannah Buckley (UK)

Male, Closes: January 31, 2015

Hannah Buckley is a maker and performer based in the North of England. Her work has been shown in Europe and the USA, at venues and galleries such as the Manchester Art Gallery, Contact Theatre, Yorkshire Dance and MILK Gallery (New York).

She has performed as part of Manchester International Festival, Venice Biennale and worked with choreographers such as Alessandro Sciarroni, Gary Clarke and Jordan Massarella.

Hannah has an ongoing collaborative project with her twin sister, a photographer based in NYC. She makes work about human experience from a female perspective, using stories, imagery and movement to express real experiences and contemporary issues.

Hannah is seeking a male dancer to join her in the research and development of her new work S/HE ­ a dance performance about equality. Influenced by the feminist science fiction writings of Joanna Russ S/HE questions the current state of gender equality on Earth.

It started with the questions can men be feminists? And does feminism need men?
Hannah is looking for someone with an interest in gender equality, experience of devising, who is comfortable with text and a confident performer.

This project is subject to funding being granted. If successful rehearsals will be in April / May, exact dates to be confirmed.

RSVP to hannah@negotiationofspace.net with a CV and a short statement of interest answering the following questions: Do you think men can be feminists? Do you think feminism needs men?

Auditions will be held on Sunday 8th February at Yorkshire Dance in Leeds and on Tuesday 17th February in London.

Statements of interest can also be sent in video format if preferred. Please upload your video to Youtube or Vimeo and email the link (and password if necessary).

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Jamaal Burkmar (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: February 18, 2015

Jamaal Burkmar is looking for four professional creative dancers (both male and female) to be a part of his new piece 'Sonder'. This dance piece is inspired by John Koenigs 'Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows' in particular his definition of the invented word 'Sonder'.

If successful you will be required between the 30th of March and the 25th of April, successful applicants will be notified of exact dates and times of rehearsals sometime after the audition. This is all subject to funding but applicants will be given a fee for the entirety of the project when exact dates of shows and rehearsals are confirmed.

This audition is open to professionals and recent graduates.

Dancers should be familiar with Jamaal's previous work 'Ocean' as the new work will have a similar physicality and intensity. It is vital that dancers have strong musicality with a natural internal rhythm and an ability to connect with the artistic intention of the work. Dancers must also have a genuine interest and be passionate about what we are doing as a company and have an openness to creating material.

If you would like to attend please RSVP, ensuring you put 'Audition RSVP' in the title, with a CV: jburkmar@gmail.com no later than Wednesday 18 February at 5pm. We will email applicant's more details regarding the audition, please get in touch if you have any questions.

The audition will be on the 20th of February at Yorkshire Dance, please arrive by 9.30am at the latest, the audition will begin at 10.00am.

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Connor Quill (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: January 30, 2015

Dance Artist Connor Quill is looking for 3 dancers, both male and female, based in the North of England to be part of the creation of a new dance theatre piece titled 'Knock Knock'.

'Knock Knock' is a new project that will commission acclaimed choreographer Gary Clarke & physical theatre director Yorgos Karamalegos to make a new piece of Dance Theatre to tour schools and small scale theatres. The mission of the piece is to represent the voices of young people in an honest and engaging dance theatre work that tackles current and relevant issues surrounding homophobia.

As part of the research dancers will be facilitating workshops with young people, so it is vital that dancers can display relevant skills and an understanding of communicating and engaging with young people in an effective,supportive and creative way. 

Interested applicants must be confident in contact work, improvisation and be comfortable delivering text. It is key that dancers are empathic to the topic and have an opinion on, or have been affected by homophobia.

Ideally applicants will be based in Leeds or Manchester but this is not essential. However please bear in mind that there is little budget for travel costs but accommodation cannot be provided.

The creation will take place : 16th - 27th March in Manchester at Z-Arts 335 Stretford Road, M15 5ZA. 6th - 17th April in Leeds at Yorkshire Dance, 3 St Peter's Square, LS9 8AH. Dancers must be available for all of these dates. The Fee is £425 per week.

The Audition will take place: 
 22nd Feb. 10am - 5pm. Yorkshire Dance, 3 St Peter's Square, Leeds, LS9 8AH

This is an open audition but it is important that you register by sending your C.V. to connor.quill1@gmail.com

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Vertigo Dance Company (Israel)

Male and Female, Closes: March 27, 2015

Vertigo dance company International Auditions & Masterclass. International spring workshop for dancers, 23-26/3/15, instructed by Noa Wertheim and Rina Wertheim-Koren

A 4 day workshop, which will incorporate the unique body- language which Noa Wertheim developed throughout her years of work in Vertigo.

The particular language of the company has been influenced and inspired by various sources from within the body-movement- field and extending beyond it. It is based on Classical Ballet and the technique of Release; it converses with Contact Dance Improvisation and leans towards the wisdom of the body as practiced in Eastern Martial Arts such as Tai-chi and Chi-gong.

Location: The workshop & auditions will take place at Vertigo Eco-Art-Village, based on Kibbutz "Netiv Halamed-He", Israel.

For more information and registration - +972-2-9900235, e-mail: office@vertigo.org.il.
Tuition: 1,500 Ils including classes and lodging. Food: 400 Ils.


The auditions for the vertigo dance company - Friday 27.3.2015, 10:00 AM, at Vertigo eco art village- kibbutz native ha lamed he' - Israel, please send your CV to sigal@vertigo.org.il

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Kamea Dance (Israel)

Male and Female, Closes: March 5, 2015

Audition for professional Male and Female Dancers for the 2015-16 seasons. Contracts from August 2015. Also auditioning for: "Kamea Dance Experience" - "MASA": A 5 months intensive apprenticeship program.

European audition will be held in Amsterdam on Sunday, March 8th, at 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 70 performances a year in Israel and abroad. Contemporary- modern repertoire by resident choreographer Tamir Ginz and guest choreographers. 

Annual 12 month salary, 2 years commitment required. 

Requirements: Strong Ballet technique and modern technique, Age: over 20, creative dancer, highly motivated, serious attitude, commitment to job.

Please register by E-Mail: kamea.prj@gmail.com Pre-registration: send resume and photo, final date for registration is March 4th 2015.

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Johannes Wieland (Germany)

Male and Female, Closes: May 1, 2015

For the 2015/16 season, Johannes Wieland is looking for dancers with very strong contemporary technique, improvisational/acting skills and professional experience for full and guest contracts. 

Please send your application by email to audition@staatstheater-kassel.de with CV, a photo and a short letter as to why you would like to work with our company (max. 1 page). video links are also greatly appreciated. This audition is by invitation only! deadline is may 1st, 2015. 

Audition locations and dates in Berlin: Uferstudios Berlin, studio 1, uferstraße 8/23, 13357 berlin 

May 9th 2015, 11am - 10pm (group1 and 2)
May 10th 2015, 11am - 10pm (group 3 and 4) 

Callbacks in Berlin: 

May 11th 2015, 11am - 10pm 
May 12th 2015, 11am- 3pm 

Callbacks in Kassel: 

Staatstheater Kassel, Friedrichsplatz 15, 34117 Kassel 

May 15th 2015 / times tba
May 16th 2015 / times tba
May 17th 2015 / times tba

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I Fagiolini (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: January 30, 2015

Renowned vocal consort I Fagiolini is looking for six contemporary dance / physical theatre artists for its new immersive music-theatre piece, Betrayal: a polyphonic crime drama. The premiere will be presented by The Barbican at Village Underground (Shoreditch, London), followed by further weeks of performances in Cambridge and Salisbury.

The company requires three male and three female dance artists (playing ages c.25-40) as partners to six solo singers. Artists are required to have strong contemporary technique, and experience of acting, improvisation and devising processes; a basic level of musical education is advantageous but not essential.

Betrayal will be directed by John La Bouchardière, assisted by Rosana Ribeiro (NSCD). It is based on music by the notorious Renaissance composer and murderer, Carlo Gesualdo, and takes inspiration from his life to create multiple contemporary narratives. The piece focuses on psychological despair.

Application deadline: 31 January
Auditions (London): 21 February; call-backs 22 February 
Rehearsals (London): 20 April - 12 May
Performances (London, Cambridge & Salisbury): 13 May - 5 June
Rate of pay: £500pw + performance fees
1 gap week (25 - 31 May) without retainer
Travel expenses and accommodation outside London provided.

Please send cover letter, CV (including year of birth) and photos/showreel by 31 January to betrayalauditions@gmail.com

Only EU citizens and valid visa holders can be considered for selection. 

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Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Company (Israel)

male and female, Closes: February 28, 2015

Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Company will be holding auditions for male and female professional dancers, for a possible engagement for the 2015/16 season. The company seeks candidates with exceptional dance training, performance experience, improvisational and acting skills.

Dates: March 17th - 19th, 2015
Location: Suzanne Dellal Center, Studio A
5 Yechiely street
Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv 6514946

For registration please send your CV, recent photo and a short video clip by February 28th to Info@inbalpinto.com.

Please write in email subject Auditions + your name. Selections will be made based on your CV and video.

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Flexer and Sandiland (UK)

Male, Closes: January 31, 2015

Yael Flexer & Nic Sandiland, (Flexer & Sandiland) are looking for one male dancer to join the company for a short research period in Feb 2014. The research will be followed (pending funding) by creation and performances of a new work during mid June-July & Sept 2015, with further touring dates and participatory work in 2015-2016.

Male Contemporary Dancer with at least 3 years professional dance experience and experience of text delivery. Please send CV, brief covering letter and a online link to video documentation. To yael@flexerandsandiland.com

Successful candidates will need to be available on 7, 8, 21,22 & 25 Feb for research at Chichester University and South East Dance Studios, Kent. Research will be paid alongside travel expenses.

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Pina Bausch: Tanztheater Wuppertal (Germany)

Male and Female, Closes: January 31, 2015

Pina Bausch: Tanztheater Wuppertal is looking for experienced female dancers for Season 2015/2016 Vacancies. E-mail or incomplete applications will not be considered! Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch will not cover travel expenses or accommodation, however you will receive a certificate of attendance.

Date: Friday 13th, Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th  March 2015. (Need to be available on all three days). Time + Location: Will be confirmed after pre-selection.

The audition will consist of a Ballet Class and Choreographic Movements from the Company Repertoire. Please send your complete applications (no videos!) to:

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch GmbH, Re AUDITION, Kurt-Drees Straße 4, 42283 Wuppertal, Germany.

Audition submission deadline: January 31st, 2015

Complete applications must include: Curriculum Vitae with portrait-photo, last and first name, date of birth, sex, dance education and professional experience, postal address, phone number, and e-mail-adress.

E-mail or incomplete applications will not be considered!

Kindly notice that applications will not be sent back but destroyed after the audition.

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