AuditionS

Vertigo Dance Company (Israel)

Male and Female, Closes: March 31, 2017 - published on Monday, 16 January, 2017

A rare opportunity to learn from dance masters and co-creators, choreographer and artistic director Noa Wertheim and her sister, assistant choreographer Rina Wertheim-Koren in this challenging and inspiring 4-day workshop introducing the building blocks of the Vertigo dance language and Vertigo dance repertoire.

Vertigo Dance Company Spring 2017 Audition + Master Class Masterclass - March 27-30, 2017. Audition - Friday, March 31 at 10:00. The Vertigo Eco-Art Village, Kibbutz Netiv HaLamed Heh, Israel

Master Class: 1,600 ILS (1,400 ILS early bird registration untill 15.2.17).
Meals: 400 ILS
Language: English
Accommodation: On-site shared sleeping area with mattresses provided.

For more information and registration you are welcome to contact us at +972-2-9900235 or office@vertigo.org.il

Please note that it is common practice for dance companies in Israel to charge to attend auditions.

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Charlotte Spencer Projects (UK)

Male, Closes: January 25, 2017 - published on Monday, 16 January, 2017

Male Dancer/Performer Required for unique outdoor choreographic project. Charlotte Spencer Projects are currently about to embark on the final creation phase of an ambitious new outdoor performance work, Is This A Waste Land? We are looking for a male performer to join our friendly and vibrant team throughout the rehearsals in Spring 2017 and for performances in Spring and Autumn 2017 with potential further performances in 2018.

Is this a Waste Land? is new a headphoned live performance for disused urban spaces which offers new ways of being together. Part interactive audio, part live performance designed for 6 performers and up to 80 audience members, Is this a Waste Land? investigates new ideas around utility of space, waste, home, belonging and community in liminal spaces. It invites us to participate in conversations about how we might (re)imagine and animate our future spaces as we question ideas of progress and strive for more sustainable models of living. How can we live right now? How about starting with the body?

We are looking for performers who are:

- curious about the subject matter of the work

- enjoys working with objects (found materials, sails, ropes etc) in various capacities: to create structures, to figure out how things work, to move through/with

- interested and comfortable to work outside on unusual (probably quite grubby) sites with few amenities for the entire rehearsal period (including building make-shift structures to shelter under and using simple compost toilets!)

- enjoys working with tasks to develop material

- enjoys being part of an artistic community of people

- curious to explore new ways of working and interacting with audiences in the experience of performance

- performers are asked to engage with the project emotionally as well as physically and mentally

We will be inviting selected artists to come for an afternoon on Thursday 2 February in South East London, to meet artistic director Charlotte Spencer and producer, Keren Kossow and to spend some time working with each other and materials. It is essential that applicants are available for all the performance dates and rehearsals.

Dates of the project:

3 & 4 March in Corby

27 March - 28 April in Corby (preview performance 20 April) Not weekends.

29 & 30 April - performances in Corby

8-14 May - Glasgow (Performances 12 - 14th)

2-22 October - Rehearsals & performances in Warwick and London (tbc)

This is a paid opportunity (subject to funding) £500 / week. In addition, Charlotte Spencer Projects will provide self-catered accommodation, travel and food costs on all work outside of London.

To express an interest in becoming part of the team, please send an e-mail to both of the following email addresses letting us know why you would be interested in the role along with a CV by 25 January 2017. We will let everyone know whether or not they have been invited to the selection workshop by Monday 30th January.

Contact: Charlotte Spencer: charlotte@charlottespencerprojects.org

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Rhiannon Faith (UK)

Female, Closes: January 16, 2017 - published on Monday, 9 January, 2017

Rhiannon Faith is looking for one female performer for new work, Smack That (a conversation). The performer must have excellent contemporary dance technique, strong improvisation skills and the capacity to work with text. Must be happy to work autobiographically and not mind swearing. Interest in the issues around Domestic Abuse is essential.

Smack That (a conversation) Shameless and subversive dance theatre about human resilience, survival and change. Autobiographical responses from women who have experienced intimate terrorism in their lives. Both performers and non-performers come together to tell their stories of violence in a unique, turbulent and empowering way.

The work is commissioned by Harlow Playhouse and works alongside the charity Safer Places, the leading care provider for all victims of gender based violence throughout Essex. The show includes support from Arts Council England, Openlab at the Barbican and Richmix.

For more information about the company please visit www.rhiannonfaith.com

Project Details: This Research and Development phase of the project will be a four week studio based research period with clients from Safer Places and the professional performers. This will be a strongly considered, safe creative process with interventions from a counsellor scheduled throughout the research phase for the team.

Rehearsal Dates:
6 - 10 Feb (Harlow)
13 - 17 Feb (Harlow)
20 - 24 Feb (Harlow)
27 Feb - 3 March (London)

Leading to three further rehearsal weeks in April/May and a 2017/2018 national tour (subject to funding).

Fee: £500 per week

Travel between Harlow and London will be covered by the company. Access to childcare can be provided (please email Maddy for more information).

The audition will involve learning a short piece of rep and a creative task involving text and movement.

Date: 22 January 2017, 15:30 - 18:30

Call back interviews: 24 January 2017, times TBC

Please note the audition is by invitation only.

Application: Please send the following to Maddy Morgan, at maddy@rhiannonfaith.com

- Cover letter outlining your interest in the project and the themes within the work.
- CV
- Recent headshot
- Video footage (if available)

Deadline for applications: Monday 16 January 2017, 5pm

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Kamea Dance Company (Israel)

Male and Female, Closes: February 23, 2017 - published on Monday, 9 January, 2017

Audition seminar for professional Male and Female Dancers for the 2017-19 seasons.Contracts from August 2017. Kamea Dance Company is offering a special audition seminar in the Company's home in Beer Sheva, Israel. You will get a first-hand experience of the Company's work in our modern studios.

During the two-day seminar, you will have the chance to personally meet company choreographer Tamir Ginz, the dancers, the company teachers and staff. At the end of the seminar, you will have a clear image of life in one of Israel's top dance companies. Selected candidates may receive a contract offer for the seasons 2017-2019.

The audition will take place on Thursday/Friday 2-3 March 2017 in Israel at Beer Sheva, HaShalom 13 Street, in the studios of the Kamea Dance Company, Bat-Dor Beer Sheva Municipal Dance Center.

The audition will include: Ballet classes, Contemporary class, Intensive repertoire, workshops, Open studio rehearsal presentation of the company, Artistic dialogue with the artistic director Mr. Tamir Ginz, Interviews for the finalists.

Schedule

Thursday, 2nd of March: 10:00 - 17:30
Friday, 3rd of March: 09:00- 12:30 (Interviews for finalists TBA till 15:00)

Requirements

Strong ballet technique and modern technique
Age: between 20-30 years old
Good body proportion
Creative dancer, highly motivated, serious attitude, commitment to job
Professional experience in a recognised company is an advantage.

Registration

Pre-registration by E-mail. Please send following documents to kamea.prj@gmail.com.
your resume (document name in following format: First Name_Last name_CV),
application form (document name in following format: First Name_Last name_AF).

You can download the application form here [PDF]

Final date for registration: 23.02.2016 and participation by invitation only. Seminar participation fee: €30 (to be paid here)

Kamea is a major contemporary dance company in the Israeli dance scene, holding around 90 performances a year in Israel and abroad. Contemporary- modern repertoire by resident choreographer Tamir Ginz and world-renowned guest choreographers
Annual 12 month salary, 2 years commitment required.


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Please note that it is common practice for dance companies in Israel to charge a fee to attend auditions.

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Candoco Dance Company (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: January 18, 2017 - published on Tuesday, 3 January, 2017

Candoco Dance Company - the contemporary dance company of disabled and non- disabled dancers - is looking for two dancers to join the company to tour nationally and internationally in 2017-2019.

The dancers will join the company for the making period of a new company work by choreographer Yasmeen Godder.

The upcoming tour season will present a mixture of company repertory, including Beheld by Alexander Whitley, The Show Must Go On by Jérôme Bel and Let's Talk About Dis by Hetain Patel and possibly including Trisha Brown's Set and Reset/Reset. Candoco dancers also deliver the company's extensive learning programme.

They encourage applications from all disabled artists at any point in their career.

Required for application are:
2 years of professional, or comparable, dance experience and/or an extraordinary natural performance style
Good improvisation skills
High motivation and physical stamina
Strong teaching and communications skills
A commitment to be part of a team and fully participate in the extensive programme of ambassadorial education work worldwide.

To apply: Only applications via email will be considered. (If this is not possible, please call us on 020 7704 6845). Please send the following to Pedro Machado and Stine Nilsen, Artistic Co-Directors, at audition@candoco.co.uk

1. An up-to-date CV
2. A web link, if available, with footage of you performing
3. A covering letter, answering personally the following questions (1000 words maximum): Can you tell us briefly about your experience in Dance or Performance? Why do you wish to work for Candoco Dance Company? What are your thoughts about the current repertory and the possibility of performing it? (There's plenty of footage on our website)

What do you find artistically inspiring, both when creating and when seeing dance pieces or other art works?

4. An Equal Opps monitoring form (Click here to download Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form) [ Word Document ]

Please note: The most useful footage is something short, of about 5 minutes, recorded in a dance studio especially for this audition. It should give us an idea of your technique and improvisational style. Footage from previous performances is also welcome but please indicate the moment you would like us to watch, make sure it's easy to identify you. If you wish to support your application with a DVD you can send it to: Pedro Machado and Stine Nilsen, Artistic Co-Directors, Candoco Dance Company, 2T Leroy House, 436 Essex Road, London N1 3QP

Application Deadline: Wednesday 18th January 2017, 6pm
Audition: Friday 10th February and Saturday 11th February (recall), by invitation only. You must be available on both dates.
Contract Start date: 27th March 2017 to 30th July; then again from 27th August.

Applicants successful in being offered an Audition will be informed by 23rd January or sooner if possible for applications from abroad. Candoco regretfully cannot return any video or DVD footage received.

For the successful audition candidates, the planned start date of contract is 27th March. Dancers are on contract approximately 35 weeks per year; salary is at £554.00 per week from April 2017.

For any further questions about the role please email Joanne Lyons, General Manager on joanne@candoco.co.uk or call her on 020 7704 6845.

For further information about the company please go to www.candoco.co.uk
Candoco is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Appointment will be made on merit. Candoco is always interested to hear from disabled artists with an interest in working with the company.


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Johannes Wieland, Staatstheater Kassel (Germany)

Male and Female, Closes: January 10, 2017 - published on Tuesday, 3 January, 2017

Johannes Wieland is searching for Contemporary Dancers with a strong technical background, creative acting and improvisational skills as well as professional experience for full time and guest contracts.

Please apply to audition@staatstheater-kassel.de before March 10th 2017 with the following information:

Short Motivation Letter (1 page), CV, Headshot, Video Link (Improvisational, performance and/or class material- Vimeo preferred).

AUDITION BERLIN: Uferstudios Berlin, STUDIO 12, Uferstraße 8/23, 13357 Berlin DE

*Dancers should be ideally available for the entirety of the audition.

March 24th: Group 1 from 10:00am - 3:30pm, Group 2 from 4:30pm-10:00pm
March 25th: Group 3 from 10:00am - 3:30pm, Group 4 from 4:30pm-10:00pm

March 26th 1st Round callback from all groups : 10:00am-3:00pm & from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. March 27th 2nd Round callback from all groups: 10:00am-3:00pm

Final callbacks Kassel: Staatstheater Kassel, Friedrichsplatz 15, 34117, Kassel DE

*Dancers should be ideally available for the entirety of the callbacks. If there are special requests please make them known on the last callback day in Berlin.

April 1st & April 2nd (Times will be determined later and a schedule sent out following our final callback day in Berlin)

*All dancers who are invited to the audition in BERLIN should arrive one hour before start time in order to register for the audition.

Remember this audition is by invitation only- we do not accept drop-ins.

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Iain Stringer Works (UK)

Male, Closes: January 6, 2017 - published on Monday, 19 December, 2016

Company seeks 4 professional male dancers: with strong acting ability.If successful, you will receive an employment contract and equity rates of pay for a two week period: Monday 13th February to Thursday 23rd Feb 2017, culminating in two public performances on the Friday 24th February 2017 in St Helen's.

This is part of the Lottery Award winning Arts In Libraries and Cultural Hubs initiatives

PREVAIL: a story told through music and dance.Two men fight for their freedom for challenging the rule of law over their love for each other. A dying father is cared for by his two sons. One of his sons is a judge. It's his duty as judge to trial those who threaten societies' order by placing them in the public stocks. We see the judge trial two men.

During the trial the mens faces are hidden by sacks... but as they reach the stocks the judge wants their faces revealed. Who are they?

The judge is publicly horrified and seeks help from his dying father. But will he listen to a dying man's advice?

Venue address: 1st Floor, The Gamble Building, Victoria Square, St Helen's, North West England, WA10 1DY

This job is paid at Equity rates of pay for 2 weeks work.

Please forward a CV/profile and video links to danceprevail@gmail.com

Audition details: You'll have 5 minutes to portray a story/scene through music and dance of your choice. Please bring your music with you, either CD or MP3 format (e.g.: smart phone). There will be an amp to amplify your music.

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Habemus Corpus Dance Company (Spain)

Male and Female, Closes: December 26, 2016 - published on Monday, 19 December, 2016

Habemus Corpus Dance Company is looking for male and female dancers for a new coproduction with Festival Grec which will be premiered in July 2017 in Mercat de les Flors, Barcelona.

High skills in classical and contemporary techniques are required as improvisation tools and a minimum professional experience of three years. HC looks for versatility, an open view of concepts and real sensations which can be the reason to move and to develop a whole process.

Audition dates: 21 & 22 January 2017, Barcelona

Production period: 16th May - Mid July 2017

Send one page CV or short biography + headshot photo + 2 minutes video link to audition@habemuscorpus.com

DEADLINE: 26th December 2016

The selected candidates will recieve the invitation before January 1st with the schedule and location of the audition.

If you need more information visit habemuscorpus.com or contact us on info@habemuscorpus.com

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Eliot Smith Company (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: January 4, 2017 - published on Thursday, 1 December, 2016

Eliot Smith Company, Newcastle-based contemporary dance company, is looking for one strong male dancer and one Female or Male Understudy Dancer to join the company for a range of projects throughout 2017-2018. Projects from January 2017 include the revival of SPIRIT of FIRE in ROME and touring of current repertoire PITMAN and WE GOT THE BEAT across North East England between March - May 2017.

We are looking for mature, versatile dancers with strong contemporary technique within Ballet and Graham Technique. Candidates must be strong, confident and experienced and have at least three year professional training. We advice you to attend ESC's 2017 WINTER INTENSIVE 3-6 January 2017.

Please email your C.V with headshot photo to info@eliotsmithcompany.com deadline Wednesday 4th January 2017 midday.

Audition Date: Saturday 7th January 2017

Audition Venue: The Barre Studios, 56 Close, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3RJ

Dancers must have the right to work in the UK. Audition is by invitation only. Wages are Independent Theatrical Rate.

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