Phoenix Dance Theatre (UK) Dance Fellowship

Male or Female, Closes: April 29, 2015

Phoenix Dance Theatre is recruiting a recent dance graduate to undertake a Dance Fellowship. This one year paid training position will begin in June 2015. Strict eligibility criteria applies.

Applicants for this position must;

· have received a full maintenance grant during the full period of their course and be able to verify it with the necessary paperwork
· have graduated since summer 2013, from a first degree (ie a BA or an NVQ 6, or MA if from a Scottish university) in the UK
· have achieved a 2:2 degree or above
· be a full-time resident in the UK.

The auditions will be held on 9th May and 10th May. Audition is by invitation only.

To apply download the application form and email with the evidence of criteria to:
stating DANCE FELLOWSHIP in the subject title.

Deadline for applications is 5.30pm, Wednesday 29th April.

The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme is run by Jerwood Charitable Foundation with the support of Garfield Weston Foundation, Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust.

Please note - the FAQ's state that 2013/14/15 graduates are eligible. The document relates to all of the bursary programme, not just our dance fellowship. For this position, any candidate needs to have already graduated at the time of applying.

Please visit our website for more details of eligibility and application forms:

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Cultured Mongrel Dance (UK)

Female, Closes: May 1, 2015

MDT are looking for one female dancer to join the cast of their spring tour of Status Anxiety and Thinking In The First Person to urban and rural dates across Scotland, including one week touring in The Hebrides.

The contract also includes a period of research and development for the company's new work 'Experts In Short Trousers', with potential to join the cast during the Autumn Tour 2015.

The dancer must have exceptional physical skills and strong floor work technique, she will have preferably trained in contemporary dance or bboying.  Dancers should also have experience of performing choreography in theatre settings.

Repertoire will be adapted to encompass the individual dancers skills throughout the rehearsal period therefore it is preferable that candidates have experience of devising work led by a choreographer.

Contract dates:
Sunday 10th May - Wednesday 1st July (inclusive).

Paid at Equity Minimum £440 per week, plus expenses.
Exact contract details will be discussed with successful applicants.

Dancers should hold a current PVG as they will be expected to team deliver workshop sessions throughout the tour.

Audition date will be confirmed once applications are received and will be arranged to best suit the applicants.

Participation in the audition is by invitation only.

To apply please email the following information to by 12.00 Noon on Friday the 1st May 2015.

• a cover letter 
• a current CV 
• a headshot 
• optional - links to footage of you dancing

Successful applicants will be invited to audition by Monday 4th May. 

All applicants will be responded to.  Please confirm in the application if you would like feedback should your application be unsuccessful.

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Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Company (Israel)

Male, Closes: May 5, 2015

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

Dates: Saturday May 9th (with a possibility for Sunday May 10th), 2015
[The dates have changed and will NOT be on April 25th and 26th]
Location: Chassé Dance Studios
Chasséstraat 64, Amsterdam, Netherlands

For registration please send your CV, a recent photo and a short video clip by May 5th to

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Hagit Yakira Dance (UK)

Male, Closes: May 11, 2015

Dancers wanted for Hagit Yakira dance new production 'Free Falling' (subject to funding). The company are looking for 2 male professional dancers/performers to create and perform in their new production - 'Free Falling'. The contract is for a 4-5 weeks RnD period during the autumn 2015, with the potential for further production time during the spring and summer 2016.

A more detailed timeline will be given in the workshop/audition. Most of the rehearsals will be held in London. Travel and accommodation expenses will only be covered when working outside of London. Paid work.

It is vital that dancers have a very strong contemporary technique, floor work, contact improvisation, and improvisation skills. In addition there will be a need for openness to contributing to the creative process.

The audition will take place Laban, Laurie Grove studio 6, London, SE14 6NH, on 16th May 2015, at 10.00am and is invite only. Please be prepared to stay all day.

Some of the participants might be asked to come for a few days call back workshops during the first week in June, between the 1st June - 4th June (London)
TO APPLY: Participation in the audition is by invitation only.

To apply please email the following information to by 4.00pm on Monday the 11th May 2015

• a cover letter
• a current CV
• a headshot
• optional - links to footage of you dancing 

Successful applicants will be invited to audition by Wednesday 13th May.

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The New Zealand Dance Company (New Zealand)

Female, Closes: April 28, 2015

The New Zealand Dance Company is seeking a female dancer with strong technique, partnering and improvisational skills with a minimum of three years professional experience.

The NZDC is offering an Auckland based contract commencing 29 June - 23 Aug 2015 including a January 2016 international tour. There is further potential for contracts in November/December 2015 and ongoing in 2016. Choreographers include Ross McCormack (NZ), Malia Johnston (NZ), Stephen Shropshire (Holland) and Louise Potiki Bryant (NZ).

Auditions will be held in four Australasian centres:
Adelaide: Tuesday 28th April 2 - 5pm, venue tbc.

Melbourne: Tuesday 5th May 2 - 5pm, Arts Centre Melbourne 100 St Kilda Rd.

Sydney: Monday 11th May 2 - 5pm, venue tbc.

Auckland: Saturday 6th June 2-5pm, Wellesley Studios, 113 Wellesley St West, Central Auckland.

To apply to audition, please email your CV, full-body shot and expression of interest to Artistic Assistant Caroline Bindon Applicants will be advised one week prior to the audition if they have secured an audition place.

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Autin Dance Theatre (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: April 24, 2015

Established International Dance Artist and emerging choreographer Johnny Autin is looking for versatile and skilled dancers (male and female) to join the Birmingham-based professional company Autin Dance Theatre for upcoming projects: R&D periods for several productions (Taksim Square, Out of touch and A Positive Life), performance dates and education work.

This is a paid opportunity, performance dates are confirmed, and number of dancers/length of contracts are subject to funding.

Autin DT is seeking exceptional performers in dance and physical theatre, ideally based in The Midlands, highly experienced in partner work and floor work technique, with excellent improvisation and creative skills, and confidence in text work.

We are looking for highly creative, technical and strong individual performers interested in embarking on an intense, fun and creative journey with Autin DT.

The dates are 18 May - 22 June (total of 4 weeks TBC) + performances on 3 June, 21 July and 11 Sept 2015. Further occasional touring will take place in 2016. Rehearsals will take place in Birmingham and London.

Open audition workshops: Friday 24 April (10am to 4pm) at DanceXchange, Birmingham and/or Saturday 9 May (time and place TBC).

To register to the open audition workshops in advance, please send CV, headshot and online video links to

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Schauspiel Frankfurt (Germany)

Male and Female, Closes: May 8, 2015

Schauspiel Frankfurt is looking for professional dancers (m/f) with strong contemporary dance technique and performance/improvisation skills for a new production for dancers and actors by choreographer/director Anouk van Dijk and writer/director Falk Richter.

Rehearsal periods in Frankfurt

June 20th - July 7th 2016 and August 25th - October 8th 2016

Performance Dates in Frankfurt

October 8th (Premiere), 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th 2016
November 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th 2016
December 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd 2016
and probably April 24th - May 1st 2017 (Please be available for this period in 2017. The exact dates will be confirmed at the end of October 2016.)

Audition will be held in Amsterdam on May 23rd 2015 with a Callback on 24th May 2015.
Please be available for both days.

Send your personal motivation, CV with portrait, a dance/performance photo plus web link to recent work to: (Preferably as one document in PDF format, no longer than 3 pages). Only applicants with a European Working Permit can be considered for the audition.

Closing Date for applications is May 8th 2015.

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Cascade Dance Theatre (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: April 24, 2015

Cascade Dance Theatre (Artistic Director: Phil Williams) creates technically demanding and theatrical work with contemporary dance artists. Choreographers' Phil Williams and Jem Treays require male and female dancers for their research and development project, funded by the Arts Council of Wales. 

Four technically strong, creative dancers with professional experience are required for a two week rehearsal period to create two short works for Wales Dance Platform 2015

Rehearsals and performances are Monday 15 to Sunday 28 June 2015 in Cardiff.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to audition in Cardiff on Sunday 3 May at 12.00 to 18.00.
Please send a letter of interest, CV and one full dance image to Ann Sholem, Creative Producer at 

Deadline for applications is Friday 24 April 2015.

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Corey Baker Dance (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: April 17, 2015

Corey Baker Dance is creating two new exciting shows, 'Kapa Haka Tale', and 'Haka Day Out', that will tour the UK wrapped-around and relevant to, the biggest international sporting event of 2015, the Rugby World Cup (RWC).

Haka Day Out, is an outdoor performance showcasing the native Māori art-form 'Kapa Haka', touring to UK festivals, and then designated 'Fan Zones' across RWC host cities, as a free cultural day-time event.

Kapa Haka Tale is a mesmerizing full-length theatre production, captivating audiences as an enchanting Māori myth is bought to life. Touring to theatres near Fan Zones, allowing crossover of audiences from one event to the other.

Corey Baker Dance is seeking 4 contemporary and 4 kapa haka trained performers to work alongside Corey Baker and collaborators to take part in this inspiring cultural journey and productions.

Contemporary performers must have; experience as a professional dancer, a strong performance presence, excellent creative skills and robust physical strength and stamina. Dancers must have an interest in the theme of the work and a desire to learn kapa haka, the indigenous Māori art form.

Haka Day Out is created for outdoor places and unusual spaces, and so performers must be willing to and be comfortable with handling the demands of non-traditional setting work. Previous experience in outdoor work is desirable.

All performers must have the right to work in the UK for the duration of the contract as detailed below.

We are also seeking additional 4 kapa haka trained performers, if this is relevant to you then please email us for a Kapa Haka Performer brief as criteria is notably different.

Date and Fee Information (*please note, festival dates are not 100% confirmed)

Haka Day Out creation: Festival Performances, HDO: Kapa Haka Tale creation:
Touring period: Fees and expenses:
26-29 May 2015, Week x1: DanceXchange, Birmingham
31 May, 06/07/13/14/20/21/27/28 June, 04/05/11/18 July, 22/29 August* 03-21 August, Weeks x3: DanceXchange, Birmingham
07-17 September, Weeks x2: DanceXchange, Birmingham
21 September-06 November, Weeks x7
£400 per week for creation weeks
£160 accommodation allowance during creation (non Bham artists)
£150 per performance outside of tour period
£550 per week for tour period
Travel, accommodation + PD's provided (outside of your home city) on tour

If you are interested in this opportunity and are confident that you fit all criteria and are completely available for the dates listed, please email with a CV including a headshot photo, a showreal link, and a statement detailing why this project interests you and relevant experience. Please state which audition location you would prefer in your email - we will do our best to accommodate.

The deadline for applications is the 17th of April. Successful applicants will be notified no later than 24 April.

The audition for contemporary performers will be held on Thursday 30th April 2015, 10-5pm, Birmingham, DanceXchange and in London for contemporary performers on
Saturday 09 May 2015, 10-6pm, London

There will be call backs on Sunday 10 May 2015, 10-6pm, London

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Luke Brown - 80 Collective (UK)

Male, Closes: April 22, 2015

Luke Brown / 80collective is looking for one male contemporary dancer for a reworking of "Second Self" which is performed as a quartet. This is to be performed at Hidden Door Festival in Edinburgh at the end of May, as well as part of a double bill at the Wilde Theatre in Bracknell on July 8th 2015.

Dancers must demonstrate a strong contemporary technique with firm understanding of weight placement. It is essential to have experience in partnering skills and to be confident with contact based improvisational tasks.

The ability to pick up material quickly with close attention to retaining detail is important. Dancers need to be open to taking direction and be comfortable working within a collaborative environment. An ability to retain subtlety in performance is strongly required. Attendance to extra rehearsals may be necessary.

The rehearsal dates take place at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell May 13th-15th and May 19th - 21st.


May 26th - Travel to Edinburgh
May 27th - Hidden Door Festival Edinburgh ( performance )
May 28th - Hidden Door Festival Edinburgh ( performance )
May 29th - Travel back to London
July 7th - Double Bill ( tech day ) South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell
July 8th - Double Bill ( performance ) South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell


Rehearsal fee £440
Photoshoot (date tbc) £100
Hidden Door Festival performance expenses covered - travel & accommodation
Double Bill performance fee £220

Audition Information

Audition will be by invitation only.
Date: Sunday 3rd May
Location: London Studio Centre (Arts Depot) North Finchley
Time: 9:45am registration, audition will commence at 10am and will conclude at 5pm.

Email Luke Brown with expression of interest with CV & link to footage at by Wednesday 22nd April before 5pm

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CCNR (France)

Male or Female, Closes: April 23, 2015

The National Choreographic Center of Rillieux-la-Pape is looking for a male or a female dancer for the CCNR company (artistic director Yuval Pick).

The CCNR is located in the heart of a neighborhood called La Velette, part of the new city, and it has a panoramic view over the valley, the area around Lyon

Full contract from the middle of June 2015 : Learning and integrating in the company's répertoire. Participating in the next creations.

We are looking for dancers with advanced technique knowledge and important professional experience. Please send your CV with a photo and a video by email before April 23, 2015 to Mélanie Scherer :

The first round of auditions will be held on April 27 and 28, 2015 in Paris, France with the second round on May 11 to 13, 2015 in Rillieux-la-Pape (Lyon - France).

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Neon Dance (UK)

Male, Closes: May 8, 2015

Neon Dance are on the look out for a professional male contemporary dancer. Subject to funding, the period of employment will include UK and international touring, with a creation period at Pavilion Dance Southwest, Bournemouth (UK).

'Empathy' is a 60-minute dance work by Adrienne Hart featuring an original score by Mads Brauer and Casper Clausen (Efterklang), in collaboration with the New York multi-instrumentalist Shahzad Ismaily and Icelandic Cellist Gyda Valtysdottir.

The award winning design collective Numen have created a laser light design and fashion artist Ana Rajcevic has been commissioned to design costume. The selected candidate will be working alongside dance artists David Lloyd, Annapaola Leso, Aoi Nakamura and Carys Staton. 

You will need to initially be available:

1st - 18th June 2015 (creation / development period)
10th - 15th October 2015 (production week + performance) 
6th and 13th November 2015 (preview performance dates)

With further touring to take place in 2016. 

Fee: £500 per week plus travel and accommodation. 

To apply, please send a CV, headshot and online film links to previous work by email to: Audition will be by invitation only. 

Deadline for applicants is 6pm on Friday 8th May 2015. 

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to take part in a workshop audition in London on Saturday 16th May 2015. 

For more information contact Neon Producer Felicity Alwell:

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James Cousins Company (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: April 14, 2015

The critically acclaimed James Cousins Company are looking for dancers for forthcoming research and development periods for several new productions. We are looking for highly technical, creatively strong, individual dancers with an interest in being part of a creative process.
This call out is for research and development time only.  There will be no audition and instead we will select dancers to join us in the studio for workshop time. This is a paid position. It is not planned that any of these pieces will be created until 2016 at the earliest. 
If you are interested in working with the company please send a letter of motivation outlining your relevant work experience and why are you interested to work with the company as well as a video link to you dancing.  Please do not send CV's or biographies; they will not be read. Please note: we are looking for exceptional experienced performers of an international standard.
Please send your letter of interest to by Tuesday 14th April at 5pm. Applications after this date may not be considered.

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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 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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