AuditionS

Hagit Yakira Dance (UK)

Female, Closes: May 7, 2018 - published on Monday, 23 April, 2018

Female Dancers wanted for Hagit Yakira dance's new production 'If One Keeps Walking...' (subject to funding) Hagit Yakira dance are looking for 2 female professional dancers/performers for an R&D period for their production 'If One Keeps Walking...'. The contract will run from 2nd July till 26th July (some full weeks and some not) & 10th September till 21st September.

The research will then be developed into a full production during 2019

A more detailed timeline will be given in the workshop/audition. All of the rehearsals will be held in London. It is a 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 and ability for a team work to contributing to the creative process.

AUDITION DATES: The audition will take place Laban, Laurie Grove studio 6, London, SE14 6NH, on 12th May 2018, at 9.30am and is invite only. Please be prepared to stay all day.

Some of the participants might be asked to come for a one day call back workshop in June - more detailed for that will be given on the day.

TO APPLY: Participation in the audition is by invitation only. To apply please email the following information to hagit@hagityakira.com by 4.00pm on Monday the 7th May 2018

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

Successful applicants will be invited to audition by Wednesday 9th May.

www.hagityakira.com

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Second Hand Dance (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: May 4, 2018 - published on Monday, 23 April, 2018

Second Hand Dance collaborates with dancers, artists and the public to make thought provoking, joyful and highly visual dance performances for all ages.

We are currently seeking dancers for a new production, The Night Tree. The Night Tree will be an adaption of the book by the same name by Eve Bunting. The story explores the beautiful journey of a family who go into the forest and decorate a tree for Christmas with edible decorations for the birds and animals.

We are looking for 1 performer who is confident in contemporary dance technique, devising, collaborating and has a confident singing voice. A desire to work on a family dance production is essential.

We are also interested in developing relationships with dancers for future projects.

The audition workshop will take place on Monday 21 May with a call-back on Tuesday 22 May 2018 in London (location TBC).

Supported by Gulbenkian, University of Kent, Pavilion Dance South West and using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Rosie Heafford - Second Hand dance is a Pavilion Dance South West Dream artist. Produced by Claire Summerfield at www.tandemworks.uk

ABOUT THE AUDITION WORKSHOPS

Invitation only audition with improvisatory tasks and voice workshop.

We are looking for male and female performers with the following qualities: • Excellent devising and improvisation skills and a willingness to work collaboratively • Excellent movement technique; quick to generate movement and an eye for detail • Confident singing voice • Confident with partner-work and contact improvisation • Interested in performing for and interacting with children and family audiences • Interested in collaborating on a show with the natural world at its heart

We aim to be inclusive in our casting and are actively seeking applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and body types.

Creation Period Performers must be available for all the following weeks 2-6 July 2018 3 - 15 September 2018
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19 Nov - 7 December 2018

Performance Period 9 - 24 December 2018

Rehearsal locations are to be confirmed. Performances will be in Canterbury and Bournemouth.

FEES £500 per week

HOW TO APPLY Please send a CV, performance footage and a covering letter or video application explaining why you would like to work with us to rosie@secondhanddance.co.uk by 4th May 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by 15 May 2018. Please let us know in your application if you have any access requirements.

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Cascade Dance Theatre (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: May 4, 2018 - published on Monday, 23 April, 2018

CASCADE DANCE THEATRE is looking for male and female dance artists to join the company for the creation and tour of its new production FRANKENSTEIN.

Applicants should have received training from a recognised school or conservatoire and should be an experienced dance theatre artist with excellent contemporary technique and contact/partnering skills. The Company requires committed, versatile dancers who should be charismatic performers with an interest in narrative and the ability to deliver text and spoken word.

Successful applicants will be responsible for the creation of the work with Artistic Director Phil Williams and his creative team. The work will tour to venues throughout Wales and will be accompanied by a workshop program which will be delivered by the company dancers.

Rehearsal period in Wales
17 September - 31 October
National Tour of Wales
1 November - 1 December

The company pay above equity minimum rates and provide accommodation during the rehearsal and touring periods.

Audition by invitation only will be held in Cardiff on Saturday 12 May.

To apply please send

• CV including Headshot /Images of previous work
• Video links of recent dance projects

To cascadedancetheatre@gmail.com
Application deadline is Friday 4 May and only successful applicants will be notified by Monday 7 May.

Artists of all ages and ethnicities are encouraged to apply
www.cascadedancetheatre.co.uk

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Fuora Dance Project (UK)

Female, Closes: May 3, 2018 - published on Tuesday, 10 April, 2018

Fuora Dance Project is looking for one or two Female artists in dance theatre and spoken word to join the company for rehearsals and a national tour of its production 'W-hat About?' from Sept 2018.

Fuora Dance Project (Dundee/Scotland) is looking for exceptional performers in dance theatre and spoken word to rehearse and perform the next tour of 'W-hat About?', a children's dance-theatre performance for children aged 6+ (and their adults). It is a celebration about grandparents who help us to grow up, teaching us to be brave when life is difficult, helping us to fight our fears and destroy the barriers between others and ourselves.

The performance is an interactive celebration of the importance of intergenerational family ties enriched by a humorous take on the combination of Italian and Scottish cultures.

We are looking for highly creative, versatile, skilled and strong individual performers interested in embarking on a journey with the company. Applicants must be based in UK and being able to speak fluent ITALIAN. Applicants should also demonstrate strong dance theatre technique, partner work, improvisation and devising skills, be a quick learner for the existing dance and acted material. Must be adaptable for rural touring.

To apply, please email a letter of interest outlining your practice and why you are interested in being a part of this project, along with a CV, headshot, and a short video to fdproject@hotmail.com. Please mention if you have any additional information that you believe that it is valid for the selection.

Deadline to apply: 3rd May 18
Audition: 12th May 2018 from 11.30am to 5.30pm at Scottish Dance Theatre, Dundee Rep Theatre (Scotland)

Attendance to the audition is by invitation only. Please apply only if you can commit all the dates written below for the period of work.

Key Tour and Rehearsal Dates:
Rehearsal Week at Platform, Glasgow - w/b 24th September 2018
Platform - 29th September
Lochgelly Centre, Fife - 6th October
Cumbernauld Theatre - 7th October
Dundee Rep Theatre - 12th October
The Brunton Theatre - Oct/Nov
Adam Smith Theatre - 19th October
Carnegie Hall - 20th October
Eastgate Arts - 27th October
Pitlochry Festival Theatre - 3rd November
The Byre Theatre - February 2019

N.B Further dates will occur soon - keep in mind working period between October/November 2018 and only one in February.

Fixed Fee: £2,500
Travel, accommodation and per diems are provided by Fuora Dance Project
For more information about the company, please visit https://fuoradanceproject.weebly.com/

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Arielle Smith (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: April 18, 2018 - published on Tuesday, 10 April, 2018

Choreographer Arielle Smith Requires New Dancers to Join for the Creation & Performance of New Full-Length Work 'Lots of Varied Expectations' Applicants should demonstrate strong contemporary dance technique, creative skills, good musicality and a strong sense of performance. Audition is by invitation only.

Applicants must be over 18 and have the right to work in the UK.

DATES: Creation period: 14th May - 10th June.
Producition / Performance period: 12th-17th June
Arielle Smith contracts performers at Equity Standard
Where: London, Uk
When: 29th April
Deadline for Applications: 12pm, 18th April

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a current CV with a recent clear headshot and a short video clip of relevant performance work to Arielle Smith at ariellesmithenquiries@gmail.com

For more information please visit: https://www.ariellesmith.com/

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Humanhood (UK)

Male, Closes: April 20, 2018 - published on Monday, 2 April, 2018

HUMANHOOD is seeking one outstanding professional male dancer and two exceptionally talented young dancers (male & female) to be part of the company's new creation.

We are interested in dancers who are grounded and powerful movers while having an extraordinary fluidity and articulation of the spine. Selected canditates must demonstrate commitment and interest for the work of the company's co-Artistic Directors Rudi Cole and Julia Robert.

Where: Birmingham, UK
When: Sunday 22nd of April, 2018.

Deadline for applications: Friday 20th of April 2018.
Auditions are by INVITATION ONLY. Successful applicants will be notified of the audition details.

To apply please send an email to EVENTS@HUMANHOOD.NET with 'Audition & NAME' as the subject matter, attached CV and link to an improvisation video of yourself.

Contracts in offer: 1 professional contract & 2 internship contracts.
This is a paid opportunity both for professional and internship dancers.

Successful dancers after the audition will be invited to spend the week of the 7th May &/or the week of the 28th May in probation with the company before extending the contract to be part of the creation of 'Torus' during the months of October 2018 - February/March 2019.

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The D Project (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: April 19, 2018 - published on Monday, 2 April, 2018

The D Project are currently looking for 1 Dance Artist to take part in an R&D for their new work HEDGE. a new piece of Dance Theatre for children and families The company will be looking for a Dance Artist to work with them for an initial 1 week development period as part of a commission from Dance City to develop this new production. There will be a further 2 week possible rehearsal period pending funding.

The D Project are looking for a technical, agile and versatile performer with strong character based skills, floorwork and experience in physical theatre. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the early stages of HEDGE, telling a story of a hedgehog and its journey to bravery.

Essential:
Dance Artist must have a dance degree or equivalent professional experience
Must be available for HEDGE sharing on 27th September
Must be North East based

Desirable:
DBS Checked
Experience working with children

To Apply:
Please send your cover letter, CV and a video link of work (if you have
relevant footage) to: info@thedproject.co.uk

Deadline for applications: 5pm 19th April, Audition Workshop: Friday 25th May 2018 10:30am- 3pm, Where: Dance City, Newcastle, Rehearsals: August-September. Further Rehearsals: October (pending funding)

Please note this is a paid position

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Simone Mousset (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: April 27, 2018 - published on Monday, 2 April, 2018

Choreographer Simone Mousset is holding a workshop audition in London to meet performers for a new funded project in 2018-2019, The Passion of Andrea 2 (w.t.). Central to this playful and theatrical project will be the notion of confusion in an urgent situation.

This will be an opportunity to experience how Simone works and get a taste of her upcoming project. The workshop will be relaxed and exploratory, including vocal practice, improvisation, devising, and theatrical tasks. We are looking for playful and curious individuals, with strong contemporary dance/movement skills, theatrical ease, and an inner clown, who are not scared to be silly, sing, shout, stage fight or interact charmingly with the audience.

Please only apply if you have over three years professional experience. To view Simone's recent work visit www.simonemousset.com

Projects dates:
1 week between 10-21 September 2018,
3-4 weeks between May and August 2019 (exact dates tbc),
30 September-7 November 2019,
14-16 November 2019.

Potentially also (depending on availability/tbc):
23-17 July 2018,
25 Aug-1 Sept 2018

Workshop date and times: The workshop audition will be by invitation only on Saturday 19th May, 10am-5.30pm, in Central London. Interested dancers not able to attend the audition are still encouraged to apply as other times may be possible.

To apply please send an email with the subject line "Audition Passion of Andrea 2", with your CV and links of you dancing, ideally also including some theatrical work, to simone@simonemousset.com by Friday 27 April 2018.

Pay is above equity minimum.

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Peut-Être (UK)

Male, Closes: April 16, 2018 - published on Monday, 2 April, 2018

Peut-Être are currently looking for an energetic dynamic male dancer to understudy one of our performers in our new show Tidy Up.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Candidates should be versatile performers with strong contemporary dance technique and strong theatrical and comical skills. They should be confident working under pressure and quick at learning material. Enthusiastic about creating work for young audiences and ideally also experienced in leading workshops for children.

Men of all ages and ethnicities are encouraged to attend.

WHO WE ARE Peut-Être Theatre brings a surreal poetic aesthetic to the world of children's theatre. Driven by a desire to create unforgettable early theatrical experiences for young audiences, our shows effectively combine the visual, the physical and the musical.

The company's previous productions include: Tidy Up, Shh...Bang!, Dare to Sea, Clunk ,The Tin Soldier The Little Bird Who Stayed For Winter, Draw Me A Bird, The Bug and the Butterfly & This is a That.

"It's moving to think that this is the first experience of theatre for some in the audience." The Stage

Understudy Rehearsals will be paid and learnt over 3 performances in the UK and commence 26th May 2018 - 3rd June 2018.

Audition details: Thursday 19th April at 3:00pm* Venue: In London, address TBC on shortlist to audition. A 2-hour creative audition workshop exploring how we work with themes of the piece and a chance to play and share ideas. *Latecomers will not be admitted.

CONTACT Please drop Faith a line with your headshot, a brief paragraph about your experience, CV and any video link to you performing, if you're interested please email: faith@peutetretheatre.co.uk

Closing date: 16th April 2018 For more information please visit our website www.peutetretheatre.co.uk

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Emma Martin (Ireland)

Male or Female, Closes: April 14, 2018 - published on Monday, 2 April, 2018

Emma Martin is looking for dancers to work with her on a new opera production of Orfeo ed Euridice, which will be a co-production between her company United Fall and Irish National Opera, to premiere at Galway International Arts Festival

The creation and performance dates will be between June 18th - July 29th 2018 in Ireland, with further performances in 2019 (February 4th-March 2nd 2019)
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in a one-day workshop which will take place in Dublin.

Venue: Dance House, Foley Street Dublin 1. Date and time: Wednesday 18th April 2018, 10am-4pm. TO APPLY: please email a short CV, photograph, a video link (if you have one) and a brief letter explaining why you would like participate: info@unitedfall.com

Deadline for applications is: Midnight, Saturday 14th April.

All dancers who are interested are welcome to apply, including people who have attended an audition or applied before. Those invited will be notified as soon as possible.
We regret that we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.

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Company Chameleon (UK)

Female, Closes: May 4, 2018 - published on Monday, 26 March, 2018

Company Chameleon is offering the exciting opportunity for an experienced Female Dancer to join our core artistic team from summer 2018, in a full-time salaried position with the Company. The successful applicant will be required to re-locate to Manchester (if not already residing in the city).

Applicants should have received training from a recognised school or conservatoire; we are looking for an experienced dance theatre artist with excellent contemporary technique and contact improvisational / partnering skills. Candidates must have at least two years' experience working in a professional touring dance company.

Extensive performance experience, familiarity and openness to different choreographic approaches and proficient teaching skills are all essential - this post will cover three main areas of responsibility:

  • Rehearse and perform in Company repertoire (indoor venues / outdoor festivals)
  • Assist Artistic Directors in choreographic/creative development of residencies/projects
  • Actively engage in the delivery of learning and participation programmes

Whilst the role will primarily be working in the Company's home base of Manchester, the successful candidate will also be expected to tour nationally and internationally throughout the year - locations will vary depending on the Company's touring schedule and projects taking place at that time.

To apply please send all of the following to info@companychameleon.com:

  • CV including Headshot / Images of previous work
  • Video links of recent dance projects

Application Deadline: Friday 4 May 2018, 17:00

Audition: Saturday 19 May 2018 (by invitation only) Manchester
Interviews: Sunday 20 May 2018 (shortlisted candidates only)
Venue: Manchester, TBC

For further information about Company Chameleon please visit www.companychameleon.com If you have any questions about this position, please contact our office 0161 232 6082 / info@companychameleon.com

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Levantes Dance Theatre (UK)

Male, Closes: April 2, 2018 - published on Tuesday, 6 March, 2018

LEVANTES DANCE THEATRE are looking for a male performer to join the Company in adapting their recent stage production THE BAND for mid-scale outdoor touring. http://levantesdancetheatre.org/project/the-band/

DATES
Creation Block 1: 2 x days in May (London)
Creation Block 2: 18th-22nd June (Worcester)
Preview: 22nd June
Performance: 23rd & 24th June

FEES
£100 per day for rehearsals, £150 per day for performances, plus per diems. Travel expenses and accommodation are covered by the Company.

AUDITION
Audition is by invitation ONLY and interested applicants should be able to demonstrate:
-Strong physical theatre skills
-Experience in high intensity partner work and good improvisation and devising techniques
-Experience in counterweight and aerial are desirable
-A good work ethic
-Sense of humour
-Ability to work as part of a team is essential

Audition date: 28th April 10-5
Venue: tbc (London)

Interested applicants should submit a CV with a recent head shot and a short video clip of relevant performance work to: eleni@levantesdancetheatre.org
Please familiarise yourself with the work of the company : www.levantesdancetheatre.org
deadline for applications is 2nd April.

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Autin Dance Theatre (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: March 26, 2018 - published on Tuesday, 6 March, 2018

AutinDT is looking for queer artists in dance theatre and spoken word to join the company for rehearsals and touring of its production 'Queer Words' from May 2018.

Autin Dance Theatre (Birmingham) is looking for exceptional performers in dance theatre and spoken word for the creation of 'Queer Words', a bold, provocative, and multi-disciplinary performance around the themes of toxic ideals and the crisis of masculinity.
We are particularly interested in hearing from experienced performers based in Birmingham/West Midlands, who identify as LGBTQ, and have an interest/experience in Queer Art.

We are looking for highly creative, versatile, skilled and strong individual performers interested in embarking on a new creative journey with the company.

Applicants should demonstrate strong dance theatre technique, partner work, improvisational, and devising skills. Team players with a sense of humour welcome!

"Brutally honest, darkly funny and at times controversial - Autin Dance Theatre is tackling a culture of violence and insecurities with sketches inspired by personal stories around the male perspective, feminism, gender inequalities, and homophobia."

The R&D and creation period will take place in Birmingham (UK) and 'Queer Words' will be presented at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018. This is a paid opportunity. This project is supported by Arts Council England and is one of Dance Hub Birmingham's first Artistic Commissions.

To apply, please email a statement of interest outlining your practice and why you are interested in being a part of this project, along with a CV, headshot, and a short video to audition@autindt.com. Please mention if you have any additional live performance skills/talents in your cover letter (singing, martial arts, percussions, circus, etc.).

Applicants need to be able to attend the audition in order to be considered for the position. Attendance to the audition is by invitation only.

Key dates:
Deadline for applications: Monday 26 March (6pm)
Audition dates: 30 & 31 March (Birmingham) | call back: 2 & 3 April
Spoken word initial R&D: w/c 28 May
Creation period: June 2018
Edinburgh Fringe Festival dates: 5 to 19 August 2018.

For more information about the company, please visit www.autindt.com

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James Wilton Dance (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: April 1, 2018 - published on Thursday, 11 January, 2018

James Wilton Dance are looking for exceptional male and female dancers for the creation and touring of their new work ' The Storm' to premiere Autumn 2018. Audition date- 7th April in Eastbourne.

Candidates must have excellent floor and partner work skills, as well as a strong contemporary technique.

Applicants must have a minimum of two years professional experience.

Before applying please familiarise yourself with the companies style at www.jameswiltondance.org.uk. Here you can also find information on tour dates to see the company live, as well as information on workshops we are holding this Spring.

To apply please send: CV and a clear Highlight Reel to audition@jameswiltondance.org.uk. Please do not send any photographs.

Audition is by invitation only. Unfortunately we are only able to contact successful applicants.
Salary: Paid, above equity minimum. Autumn contract will be for a minimum of 15 weeks, plus further touring into 2019. Contract to start July 2018.

Deadline for application: 1st April

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