The Royal Opera (UK)

Male, Closes: December 4, 2014

The Royal Opera London is looking for 10 male dancers for its new production of Król Roger by Szymanowski, directed by Kaspar Holten and choreographed by Cathy Marston (ex Director of Bern Ballett and Associate Artist ROH). Antonio Pappano will be the conductor.

We require 9 male dancers plus a cover. Cathy is looking for creative, musical movers who are enthusiastic team players, prepared to collaborate, with a secure ballet/contemporary technique.

Applicants must have EU passports with professional training/experience, aged between 19-45 years. The contract will start on Monday 30 March 2015 and there will be 6 performances at 19.30 on May 1, 6, 9 (nb 19.00), 12, 16 (nb 19.00), and 19. Travel and accommodation costs will not be covered.

The audition will be by invitation only on Sunday 7 December 2014 at 11.00 at the Royal Opera House.

If you are interested, and are free for the contract period and audition date, would you please mail your CV to dermot.agnew@roh.org.uk by 4 December at the latest. Cathy will consider it and I will then get back to you.

The contract will pay the ROH/Equity weekly rate of £358.73 (with a pay award pending) and, in addition, a performance fee yet to be determined, a minimum of £60 per performance - tbc as rehearsals evolve.

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Ieva Kuniskis (UK)

Male, Closes: November 14, 2014

Choreographer Ieva Kuniskis is holding an audition-workshop for a male performer aged 45 and over with physical theatre and contemporary dance background. Dancers should have acting/theatrical abilities, be comfortable working with voice, devising material and using autobiographical details in the development process.

This is research and development stage for a male duet with older dancers. Audition Workshop (by invitation only) is at 1-5pm on Friday 28th November at Greenwich Dance Agency in London.

Application Deadline: Friday 14th November, midnight. Invitations will be sent by 18th November

Rehearsal Period: 3 weeks, taking place January and March 2015, with sharing at the end of the residency at Pavilion Dance, PDSW, March 2015

Fee: £440/week plus transport and accommodation for rehearsals that take place outside of London.

Please email your CV or an outline of your experience and any performance footage, if available info@ievakuniskis.com

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Ballet Boyz (UK)

Female, Closes: October 30, 2014

BalletBoyz are looking for 2 female dancers for their new production Young Men, premiering at Sadler's Wells in January 2015. The initial contract from December 1st 2014 to January 18th 2015.

The company require 1 female dancer with the playing age of 18-25 and 1 female dancer with the playing age of 30-40.

Dancers are required to have a strong classical and contemporary technique.

Young Men will be choreographed by Iván Pérez (Nederlands Dans Theater I and II, Ballet Moscow, and the National Ballet of Cuba) and features a newly commissioned original score from the cult singer songwriter Keaton Henson (albums Dear... and Birthdays).

The deadline for submissions is Thursday 30th October at Midnight. Applicants will be notified by end of business on Friday 31st October, with successful applicants required to attend an audition on Monday 3rd November, 10:00- 18:00. 

Only British passport holders & EU citizens or valid work visa holders can be considered for selection.

Please send a brief CV plus one headshot and one body shot to info@balletboyz.com with 'AUDITION YOUNG MEN' as your subject header. Clearly state and which role you are applying for (18 - 25 / 30 - 40).

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Tanzcompagnie Konzert Theater Bern (Switzerland)

Male or Female, Closes: November 15, 2014

Tanzcompagnie Konzert Theater Bern and its Director Estefania Miranda are looking for male and female dancers and apprentices from season 2015.2016.

A solid formation with a strong education in both classical and contemporary Dance techniques and extensive experience and joy in improvisation are required. Audition by invitation only.

Applications with CV, max. 2 photos and links to dance videos to: tanz@konzerttheaterbern.ch

Audition: December 1 & 2, 2014 | Bern
Application deadline: November 15, 2014

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Wimbledon International Music Festival (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: October 13, 2014

Wimbledon International Music Festival presents 'The Soldier's Tale'-- Stravinsky's dramatic masterpiece.  Composed in the last year of WW1, Soldier's Tale is a dark Faustian fable about a deserting soldier and the Devil, who eventually possesses his soul.
 
We are seeking male and female contemporary & jazz dancers with experience in characterisation to play the following roles:
 
·         Soldier
·         Devil
·         Princess
·         4  x ensemble dancers

Audition takes place on Monday 13th October, 2014 from 2.00pm--5.00pm at DanceWorks, 16 Balderton St, London, W1K 6TN
 
Please note that dancers must have 3 years professional dance training
 
Performance date: Sunday 9th November, 2014 (4.00pm & 7.30pm)
Dress rehearsal: Saturday 8th November, 2014
Rehearsal period: 18 October - 8 November (Dates and times vary)
 
Please send CV and photos to: soldierstale2014@hotmail.com. This is a paid opportunity.

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Origin (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: October 17, 2014

ORIGIN is looking for five exceptional dancers to join our new company in creating an outstanding dance performance to be toured in schools and theatres. This new work will also facilitate and inspire teaching residencies and workshops.

Joshua Smith will be choreographing the new work with Tom Dale supporting as creative director.

Applicants should have a minimum of one year's professional experience with strong contemporary technique and musicality.

We are looking for dancers that are enthusiastic, energetic, skilful and instinctive, with an ability to improvise as well as to learn material fast. Dancers must be creative and passionate and able to bring their skills to the creative process as co-creators of the work. Teaching experience is preferred.

Applicants must be resident in the East Midlands. Must be available from Monday 5 January 2015 to the end of March 2015.

Audition Date: Saturday 25 October 2014
Venue: College St Centre, College Street, Nottingham
Time: 10am - 5pm

To Apply please submit the following:

Your CV - attached with your name in the file name. Photo - full length if possible attached with name in file name. Links to video clips of performance (if possible).

Brief statement (no more than 200 words) about your experience, background and inspirations. Please submit via email to admin@origin.org.uk

Closing date for submissions: Friday 17 October

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Corey Baker Dance (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: October 5, 2014

Corey Baker Dance urgently needs 4 dancers experienced in Chilean dancing. We are also interested in hearing from professional dancers who are from Chile as well. This project is for a 10 minute Chilean dance to be preformed at the World Summit on the 9th of October in Ireland.

Performers will get a set fee of £500 for the entire period + £100 per diems + all travel and accommodation paid for. Candidates please be sure you meet the following criteria before applying: You must be free on the 9th of October for a performance in Ireland and you should ideally be free for creation and rehearsal on the 6th, 7th 8th of October ( U.K location yet to be confirmed)

You must have a Current Passport
Must have the right to work in the U.K
Must either be Chilean or have experience in Chilean dancing
Must not have a criminal record

If you meet the criteria please email us at info@coreybakerdance.com, with, what experience you have, your availability over the project, and your phone number. As there is such a short time span, we will not be holding an audition.

This position will close on the 5th of October, there will be no need to apply after this date.

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Nanine Linning (Netherlands)

Male and Female, Closes: November 7, 2014

Nanine Linning is looking for strong technical male and female dancers for her company for the season 2015-2016 in Heidelberg, Germany.  The dance company will produce 3 large productions per year and continues to tour existing productions internationally, presenting around 50 performances per season.

In the productions of Nanine Linning, dance seamlessly merges with design, video, music and visual arts. Her work is strongly multidisciplinary, intensely physical and theatrical.
Nanine Linning is looking for experienced dancers whom feel deeply connected with her work and her approach to dance.

Dancers in her company must be very energetic, explosive, virtuosic and fast in learning. Dancers must be creative and passionate people who know how to excel their personality through dance material, who bring their skills to the creation process as co-creators, who are able to take risks and will take their own responsibility to reach and maintain the work at the highest level.

Auditions will take place on 8 November 2014 (call back on the 9th), 14 February 2015 (call back on the 15th) and 28 of February 2015 (call back on the 1st of March).

To apply, please follow the instructions on our website. Applications without a working video link will not be considered.

Before sending your application:

  • Make sure we can identify you straight away on your video link
  • We prefer to see a good quality studio video than a bad quality stage video
  • Don't send any picture bigger than 1 MB.
  • We want to see how you dance, so avoid the conceptual videos where you barely move.
  • Double check your data on the form, if you're email address is wrong there, we won't be able to answer to you.

Audition is by invitation only. Contracts start on the 7th of September 2015.

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ZoieLogic Dance Theatre (UK)

Male Only, Closes: October 3, 2014

The company is looking for one male dancer to join existing company for creation and tour of new work 'SAFE.' Requirements include contemporary dance training, with contact work experience and desire to work with character. Please note this work will involve working at height of 5 meters.

Creation: (working week tbc) All at The Point, Eastleigh: 8th - 18th December, and 19th - 31st January and February 1st - 11th.

Touring: Premiere 12th Feb 2015. Currently building a tour of 24 dates from the 12th Feb - 8th May 2015 (excluding w/b 16th Feb and Easter Break). Delivery of our education work may be involved and training will be given.

The audition will take place on the 19th October 2014 at the University of Winchester, (SO22 4NR). Time: 10 - 5pm with a possible cut before lunch

Fees: Creation - £500/week (working weeks may alternate between 5 and 6 days) - Touring £460/week

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Francesca Selva Dance Company (Italy)

Male or Female, Closes: October 15, 2014

Francesca Selva Dance Company is looking for young male and female dancers to be included in future productions. The audition is meant for young professional dancers at the beginning of their career (18-25 years old) with a strong ballet and contemporary technique, good improvisation skills and motivated to undertake a professional experience with the dance company.

Auditions will take place Saturday the 25th of October from 3pm to 8pm and Sunday the 26th of October from 10am to 2pm in Siena, Italy.

Candidates must send their CV and photo to promozione.francescaselva@gmail.com
Deadline 15th October 2014. (Candidates can send a short video/showreel if they wish. BUT IT IS NOT REQUIRED)

The audition will consist in a ballet class and a choreographic lab with chorepgrapher Francesca Selva. Francesca Selva Dance Company also offers 6-8 month internships with the company with the possibility to be integrated in the company.

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Midsummer's Night Dream (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: October 31, 2014

Midsummer's Night Dream, the Musical R&D. Artstrust Productions are holding auditions for a new production of A Midsummer's Night Dream for young people, R&D.
 
Artstrust Productions are looking for 5 experienced actor/performers with skills in dance, physical theatre, singing and puppetry to conduct 2 weeks research and development on a new production of 'A Midsummer's Night Dream'.
 
This production is aimed at 3-5 year olds, and will require the company to work in a devising process (with Martin Collins, Christopher Lane and Ruth Elder) where we will be improvising with the original text, developing a physical language, and creating new songs. The company aims to create and tour the production late 2015/16. 
 
Successful candidates will conduct 2 weeks R&D in London from Sunday 7 - Friday 19 December. This will include some testing time with young people and a sharing of our ideas to producers and funders.

Salary: £420 per week

To apply: please send a CV with one photo, one suitable video link of recent work, and let us know if you play any musical instrument and to what level to hr@artstrust.co.uk by 1700, Friday 31 October. 

Workshop auditions will take place in London in early November. In the email subject please put: Audition - Midsummer's Night Dream

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