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Video - Panta Rei Danseteater 'Lullaby'

Norwegian dance company Panta Rei Danseteater, late last year, conducted a little experiment whereby three dance makers created two pieces with the same name based on the same idea, featuring three male dancers and two musicians, to see what the outcome was.

June 2nd, 2016

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Rosie Kay Dance Company (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: October 25, 2016 - published on Wednesday, 12 October, 2016

MK ULTRA is Rosie Kay Dance Company's new mid-scale production for 2017. MK ULTRA explores the world of conspiracy theories, the Illuminati and mainstream media mind control. RKDC explores a weird world of symbolism and occult signs and deconstructs it for an aware and an unaware audience.

Rosie has spent several years researching internet conspiracy theories, and then working with young people (14-25 years) and academics on the proliferation and effect that these theories have on perceptions of reality.

This work uses highly technical, physical and complex dance vocabulary, strong visuals and costuming, combined with Kay's unique and original choreographic slant and political standpoint.

We require 5 Dancers for MK ULTRA - Male and female dancers with a playing age of 17- 28 - Strong contemporary technique, excellent strength and fitness - Experience of street, pop, house and/or breaking styles desirable but not essential - Diverse performers with interesting/unique/quirky looks and strong confidence - Positive attitude, hard-working and willing to contribute to a healthy, fun touring company atmosphere.

The company are offering a freelance contract - 5 weeks rehearsals and premiere 9 - 27 Jan & 27 Feb - 10 Mar in Birmingham. £460 per week. - Production/premiere week 13 - 18 Mar in Birmingham. £510 per week. - 7 weeks UK touring over period 20 Mar - 21 May 2017. £510 per week. - Relocation and travel allowance during rehearsal period. - Travel, accommodation and per diems provided on tour. - All fees paid at the end of each week worked. - Must be available for all dates required.

Application deadline: 5pm on Tue 25 October 2016, you will be notified by Thu 27 October Auditions (by invitation only): - First round in London at The Place on Thu 3 Nov 11:00-18:00 - Or first round in Birmingham at DanceXchange on Mon 7 Nov 10:00-17:00 - Final audition in Birmingham at DanceXchange on Fri 18 Nov 13:30-18:00

How to Apply: Please complete the application form at Please note we cannot accept applications by e-mail and cannot offer alternative audition dates or online auditions.

You will be notified on Thu 27 October. To complete the application, you will need: a CV, Head shot (with your face clearly visible), Short link of 1 minute of you dancing (can be shot on your phone etc, but not theatre performance - we want to see you in a space moving - please keep it simple), The details of someone that can recommend you (could be a teacher or choreographer that knows you)

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Jann Gallois | Cie BurnOut (France)

Male or Female, Closes: November 7, 2016 - published on Wednesday, 12 October, 2016

Presentation of the structure: Based in Ile-de-France, Cie BurnOut was founded in 2012 by choreographer Jann Gallois. Her work is very quickly noticed for her originality combining hip hop technique and contemporary style.

Since September 2016 and after four creations, Jann Gallois is in residency with the Créat'Yve network. The company will also have a residency at Théâtre Louis Aragon near Paris.

Description of role: Professional dancers (m/f) required for the next creation. Premiere in December 2017

Profile sought:

- Stage experience required
- Knowledge of hip hop and contemporary techniques, good with floor work
- Ability to use personal movement vocabulary to serve a purpose
- Comfortable with improvisation and group work

Mandatory availability on each period of residency

- From 03 to 08 July 2017
- 6 weeks between September and mid-November 2017 (dates to be confirmed)
- From 13 to 18 November 2017
- From 20 November to 1st December 2017

Residencies location will be confirmed later. Touring dates from December 2017 to be confirmed Application: Audition is by invitation only; please send a CV, photos (2 maximum) and a video link (3 minutes maximum)

Please send application to:

Application deadline: 07 November 2016

Audition dates and times:

- 28 November 2016 from 12noon to 8pm
- 29 November 2016 from 10am to 8pm

Near Paris, exact location will be sent by mail. A pre-selection will be made on the basis of the applications received. Invitation mail for the audition will be sent no later than November 14. Depending on the number of participants admitted, a selection will be made on the first day, in order to meet in a smaller group on the second day.

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Centre Chorégraphique National de Rillieux-la-Pape (France)

Male, Closes: October 22, 2016 - published on Wednesday, 12 October, 2016

The company of the National Choreographic Center of Rillieux-la-Pape / Director Yuval Pick is looking for a male dancer with a full contract from January 2017.

Applicants must have considerable professional experience with advanced technique in both contemporary and classical dance.

The audition will take part in 2 rounds. The first round will be on Saturday October 22nd at CCN de Rillieux-la-Pape - LYON (FR) with the second round taking place on Sunday the 23rd of October CCN de Rillieux-la-Pape - LYON (FR).

please send your CV with a photo and a video link by email to Mélanie Scherer :

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Tara D'Arquian (UK)

Male or Female, Closes: October 17, 2016 - published on Monday, 3 October, 2016

Tara D'Arquian is looking for two dancers to join her new creation in collaboration with poet Jemima Foxtrot. Performers of all ages with excellent dancing and performance skills are invited to apply. Note that we are especially interested in meeting dancers between 30 and 60.

The audition will take place on 30th of October in London.

Deadline for application is 17th of October.

If you wish to be considered for this role, please send us your CV and your performance reel (or video of you moving) to
Also please include a brief cover letter explaining why you are interested in this opportunity.

The audition is on invitation only. A pre-selection will be made based on your video and CV.

We are looking for individuals with strong personalities who have excellent contemporary dance and partnering skills, are comfortable using voice in performance, enjoy engaging in intense creative processes and working collaboratively and are available during the following rehearsal periods : 30/01-03/02 (R&D) and 27/02 - 27/03 and performance on 28th of March.

Please familiarise yourself with the work of choreographer Tara D'Arquian here.

This is a paid opportunity.

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The Beaver Dam Company (Switzerland)

male or female, Closes: October 31, 2016 - published on Monday, 3 October, 2016

The Beaver Dam Company and choreographer Edouard Hue are looking for a female or male dancer for their next creation, Meet Me Halfway, in January 2017.

Applicants should have strong improvisation skills and demonstrate creativity, as well as be able to quickly adapt to an improvisation structure and fluently speak one language other than French or Japanese (English possible). No age limit.

Please send your CV, pictures (2 max.) and if possible, a recent dance video to:

The working period will take place between January 3rd and January 25th 2017, mostly in Geneva, Switzerland. Salary is based on a monthly base salary of 4'500 CHF, gross.
The audition will take place over a day nearby Geneva, and will be private for each selected candidate.

Time and place will be convened with applicants according to their availability.
No dancer will be invited unless there is real interest in meeting them.

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Acrojou (UK)

Male, Closes: October 20, 2016 - published on Tuesday, 27 September, 2016

Acrojou create highly visual circus and theatre performances, for outdoor events worldwide. The company's mission is to create ambitious performance with integrity: work addressing the human condition that is accessible, challenging, and crafted for presentation outdoors, where people of all ages and backgrounds can access it for free in their local spaces. Telling human stories through athletic physicality and poetic visual design.

We seek one male professional dancer for a new project.

'Vessel' will be both technically and artistically our most ambitious show to date. This is an opportunity to be part of a unique, performer-led creation process exploring an exciting blend of skills. We devise work collaboratively, with performers being a key part of realising the artistic vision of this show. Following creation and rehearsal,
Vessel will tour from May 2017.

Required Skills / Experience

We are looking for highly skilled individual to join us on this project. Applicants must be experienced and comfortable with contributing to an ambitious and honest devising process.

Essential Skills

Must be very strong physical theatre performer from a Lecoq or similar background. Core base of Corporeal Mime training would also be acceptable with Chinese Pole or acrobatics training

Desirable Skills

Strong performance presence, acting and comic ability
Strong movement / dance ability - Experience in small-scale outdoor touring

Personal Attributes

Highly motivated, Easy going, Desire to contribute as part of our creative team
Reliable, punctual, Happy touring as part of a small but hard working team.

Must like water! The show will require the performer to get wet, as they will be rained on for the duration of the performance. Applicants must be very comfortable talking to new people. The soundtrack for Vessel will be built from recorded conversations with members of the public before each show. Being happy with and enjoying this interaction is a key skill and responsibility.

Workshop Audition

This application is for the chance to attend a workshop audition for Vessel. The free workshop will be open to selected applicants and will take the form of a company creation process, running for five half days over a week. It will explore ideas around the shows themes, and will cover dark clown, physical creation, devising, acrobatic choreography and improvisation.

This gives us the chance to test a potential working relationship, see your range, and will offer participants the chance to work with key members of the production and creative team, experiencing our methodology and how we create work.

Workshop Dates

24th-27th October 2016, LONDON
9am - 2pm

Applicants must have a valid passport and must be available for the relevant dates and have Equity or similar PLI Cover

Creation and tour Dates

Creation [dates TBC] 2017:

Jan 16 - Feb 03
Feb 13 - 17
Feb 20 - 24
Mar 06 - 17

Touring from mid-April to mid-October 2017. Schedule TBC

Please send the following to:

one-page CV (including headshot)
cover letter explaining
your interest in the role
your motivation to work with the company
your experience in performer-led devised theatre
your experience and skills in relation to requirements listed
2 references with whom you've worked on a recent creative devising process.

Please also send links to a short video showreel demonstrating your relevant skills* *Please do not send video files that require downloading. Please direct questions to

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AΦE Company (UK)

Female, Closes: October 25, 2016 - published on Monday, 12 September, 2016

AΦE company is looking for an experienced female performer with strong and honest presence to depict an East Asian character for up-coming Waldorf Project Chapter Three. This is an immersive performance which audience go through an emotional journey with set, light, costume, food and performance. Directed by visual artist Sean Rogg in collaboration with multidisciplinary artists.

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Rehearsal: between 31st October - 7th November

Preview: 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th November

Performance: 10th - 13th, 16th - 20th, 23th - 27th, 30th November - 4th December


London, United Kingdom

The fee £2000

To apply please email your CV, a recent photo and footage of you performing (by web link if possible) to

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