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The Saroyan Ballet Company is a newly-forming professional contemporary ballet company in New York City. We are seeking male and female dancers with a strong background in ballet to be part of the Company as Character Dancers. Dancers receive monetary compensation per performance. Initially, there will be no monetary compensation offered for rehearsals. As we grow, however, compensation for rehearsals will be awarded.. There will be a couple of promotional (unpaid) performances to introduce the Company to the public.
Character Dancers play important parts in ballet productions. Examples of Character Dancers are von Rothbart in Swan Lake and Drosselmeyer in The Nutcracker. Female Character Dancers do not do pointe work. Instead, they wear character shoes with heels or soft ballet slippers.
1. Dancers must have a strong Ballet background
2. Dancers must be dedicated to the Saroyan Ballet Company and willing to grow with the Company
3. Dancers must attend every rehearsal and performance, as well as possess the professionalism to exercise punctuality. Being late or absent demonstrates a lack of committment and respect.
4. Dancers must be at least 35 years of age and above
5. Dancers must have stamina and passion
Recent or current involvement in dance is not necessary. If you would like to join the Saroyan Ballet Company as a Character Dancer, please submit the following items for consideration to: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. A cover letter of inquiry.
2. One headshot (does not have to be professionally taken, but must be clear and in good form).
3. A dance resume indicating your dance training and present and/or past performances.
4. One photo in a Character dance pose. Please include a video link, if you have one, which demonstrates your talent as a Character Dancer. Video does not have to be professionally done. However, it must be clear enough so that we can see you.
Submissions lacking ANY of the items above will not be considered.
To familiarize yourself with our Company, please visit our website at: http://saroyanballet.weebly.com/
Wonderbound is a contemporary ballet company in Denver, Colorado under the artistic direction of Garrett Ammon. Wonderbound is holding auditions for an experienced male dancer for the 2013-2014 season and is offering a 35-37 week contract.
Auditions are by invitation only. Please send a dance reel, resume and headshot to email@example.com attn: Dawn Fay, Associate Artistic Director. More information on the company can be found at wonderbound.com.
The Sandy Springs Ballet, newly formed non-profit dance company in Sandy Springs Georgia is having spring and summer auditions for ages 11-26 for their apprentice, pre-professional, professional programs.
The Auditions will be held on May 17, 18, 19 and June 7,8,9 at The Bush Centre for Ballet in Sandy Springs.
All applicants should expect to take a placement class during the audition. Those ages 11-12 should have some exposure to Pointe, while ages 13-16 hould have a minimum of 2 years of pointe to apply for any of the programs. Applicants for the Professional and Pre-professional program should bring a photo, video of themselves, and a one page resume stating their dance career desires. Our program includes annual training, performance(s), and community outreach. For more information, visit our website, www.sandyspringsballet.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for forms.
Ballet Hispanico of New York will hold auditions for experienced male and female dancers for the 2013-2014 Season. Company offers AGMA contract with benefits, 26 weeks guaranteed, domestic and international touring.
Artists with strong classical and contemporary dance training are encouraged to apply. A minimum of 3-5 years professional dance experience is required.
Reservations Required: Please send a resume and headshot to email@example.com (no phone calls, please).
The audition will be held at the Ballet Hispanico studios at 167 West 89th Street, New York, NY
Schedule for May 23:
10:00am - Registration opens
11:00am - Audition begins
3:00pm - Audition ends
To reserve your audition, please send a resume and headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org (no phone calls, please).
Parsons Dance is an internationally renowned contemporary dance company under the artistic direction of David Parsons. Parsons Dance is known for its upbeat, athletic, ensemble work. The company tours domestically and international.
Where: New York City Center, Studio 4130 West 56th Street (between 6th & 7th Ave)
When: June 15, 2013
Auditions at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00pm – Reservation Required
Call backs at 5:00pm the same day
Please bring your headshot & resume
To reserve your place, email: email@example.com
Questions welcomed by phone (212) 869-9275
For more information visit: www.parsonsdance.org
Arch Contemporary Ensemble is looking for new talent for their company. Male and female dancers welcome to apply.
Requirements: Partnering experience, 18+, and must have an open schedule in the mornings before noon for rehearsals.
Upcoming performances include Miami, NYC, Detroit, Boston, and Philedelphia.
Please email resume, headshot, and any videos - links to past performances, improv, etc. for consideration. firstname.lastname@example.org
Students welcome to apply but must be available for weekend touring schedules if need be.
EISENHOWER DANCE ENSEMBLE
New York City
Sat, May 25, 12:00-3:00pm
405 W. 55th Street
WHAT TO BRING:
2013 Audition form
Head Shot (photocopy acceptable)
Three references that include email and phone contact information
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Auditionees should arrive ready to learn movement phrases from EDE’s current repertory. Warm-up will not be provided. Finalists will be interviewed following the audition. Please register online by filling out the online audition form (available below). Audition fees are not required.
Mature dancers should have a strong background in ballet and modern technique, along with performance experience. Ability to relocate to the Detroit area and transportation is required for Company members. Dancers are contracted from Mid-August through June. The contract length is variable but is generally between 35-45 weeks with national touring. Apprentice positions and Summer Intensive acceptance will also be considered during the audition.
A dancer must be a U.S. citizen or have a valid work visa that allows him/her to work for at least two years to be considered. An experienced professional who is unable to attend may submit an audition request with resume and DVD or an online performance link. If viewed positively, the dancer will be invited for a private audition.
EDE is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.
Sleep No More, NYC will be holding an open call for MALE and FEMALE professional dancers ages 20-45 to join the cast on a full time basis. Dancers must have concert dance or company credits. It is essential these performers have very strong contact/partnering skills with fine dance technique and versatility, as well as a strong sense of theatricality. Positions are for a six-month contract with a six week rehearsal period.
Location: 530 W. 27th Street
Dates: May 20th & 21st
Times: 10 am and 5 pm
Call backs: May 25th.
AUDITIONS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Deadline to apply for an audition time is May 15th. Times will be assigned on Friday, May 17th. If you are interested in auditioning please email email@example.com MUST INCLUDE headshot and resume.
The Roxey Ballet is holding an audition in New York CIty
Date: June 1
Time: 1 pm
Location: Alvin Ailey Dance Studios
Please bring pointe shoes. Be prepared to take class, do perform choreography,
improvise and be interviewed.
Dancers must be strong in classical and contemporary ballet. 2013/14 Season includes
Carmen, Dracula, Nutcracker, Mix Repertory & Jonathan Livingston. Please RSVP your
attendance at the audition via email and include your resume, headshot and video link.
The Saroyan Ballet Company is a newly-forming professional contemporary ballet company. We are seeking male and female dancers with a strong background in ballet to begin forming the company for the 2013-2014 Season. “Older” dancers (25 years and over) are strongly encouraged. Dancers receive monetary compensation per performance. Initially, there will be no monetary compensation offered for rehearsals. As we grow, however, compensation for rehearsals will be awarded to company dancers. There will be a couple of promotional (unpaid) performances to introduce the company to the public.
Dancers must be dedicated and willing to grow with the company.
There are two ways dancers may audition: Recorded/Video Audition and Live Audition. Dancers auditioning via video will receive immediate audition results and will not need to attend the live audition. Dancers opting for the live audition will receive audition results approximately one week after the audition. Rehearsals will begin shortly after live auditions.
Live auditions will be held on or about June 15, 2013
Location: CAP21 Studios, New York City.
Exact audition time will be furnished to dancers who have been selected to audition.
Please visit our website prior to submitting your material so that you may acquaint yourself with who we are, and then click on “Auditions” on the Sidebar for further audition requirements and instructions on how to submit your material for audition consideration.
There is no audition fee.
Visit our website at: www.saroyanballet.weebly.com
New York City-based dance company, Yoo and Dancers, is immediately hiring one female and one male dancer.
Talented dancers proficient in ballet and modern dance, comfortable with floor work and experienced in partnering and pointe work should apply. Paid performance June 27. Rehearsals every week Tues, Thurs, Fri 10-2. If interested in auditioning, please send YouTube or other link to your dancing along with your resume and headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org . www.yooanddancers.com
DANCE'S START UP IV, a professional training course for dancers will be holding an audition
Date: Sunday, May 19, 2013
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Leggere Strutture Factory, street Ferrarese 169/A Bologna, Italy
To book a place send resume and photo to email@example.com
Subject: DANCE'S START UP
The audition will include: one classical dance technique lesson, contemporany dance laboratory, interview with the candidate.www.leggerestrutture.it
Savannah Danse Theatre, Savannah, Georgia's only professional company is holding open auditions
Date: Saturday, June 1
Location: Islands Dance Academy
Audition will consist of a ballet class followed by a short contemporary combonation. Cost is $15 for audition or $20 for a video audition. Benefits include performance honorariums, shoe allowance, free classes and teaching opportunities. Please email Company Manager with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or check out our website at www.savannahdance.com/audition-information
Ballet Fantastique Contemporary Chamber Company is hiring a male soloist dancer for the 2013-2014 season starting September 2013 for a full contract of 30 weeks of paid work including three new contemporary ballet premieres plus national/international touring as scheduled, with competitive pay by the week and benefits, including shoe allowance, physical therapy and massage assistance. Contract also includes additional opportunities for paid outreach and teaching work. We seek a new company member with talent, strength, artistic voice, a great work ethic and sense of humor, personality, and an insatiable appetite for what's next. Competitive applicants will have strong classical and contemporary vocabularies, and confidence with pas de deux work. Applicants must be a US citizen (or hold a green card or work permit), and are preferably 5’9” and up.
Additional skills of interest (desired but not requisite): Choreography, arts education, arts administration, dance instruction (ballet, contemporary, modern, jazz, pas de deux, and/or hip-hop).
Please send DVD, resume and photos to:
Hannah Bontrager, Executive Director
Ballet Fantastique | 960 Oak | Eugene, OR 97401
or email email@example.com
ROYAL NEW ZEALAND BALLET – COMPANY AUDITIONS
Location: New York
Date: Sunday, May 19
Auditions are by invitation only. Application close date Friday, May 10.
To submit an audition application, please email your resume, headshot, 2-3 dance photos and a video footage link to the Administrative Manager at the Royal New Zealand Ballet, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ballet Inc, a new company, is seeking male and female professional and pre-professional dancers ages 18 to 30 for company's upcoming season. Looking for all ethnicities and heights. performances paid. Please be proficent in contemporary ballet and classical ballet.please send headshot, resume, danceshot and any dance footage if possible to Balletinc89@gmail.com to set-up appointment. www.facebook.com/balletinc
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company
Contact: G.D. Harris
Audition date: May 17 (Dayton, OH)
Bring: headshot, resumé
Audition includes: ballet, improvisation, jazz, modern, partnering
Contact: Kim Bears-Bailey
Audition date: Jun 9 (Philadelphia, PA)
Bring: headshot, resumé
Audition includes: ballet, jazz, hip-hop, modern
Thodos Dance Chicago
Contact: Gail Ford
Audition dates: May 4 (Chicago, IL)
Bring: headshot, resumé
Audition includes: ballet, modern, partnering, prepared solo
Ballet des Ameriques is actively seeking additional male & female members. We are looking for dancers with excellent technique in ballet/modern, although knowledge of other dance forms in addition to ballet/modern (e.g., Flamenco, African, Afro-Carribean, Character etc.) is a huge plus. The company is under the direction of Carole Alexis, and is deeply influenced by classical, neo-classical as well as ethnic dance forms.
There will be local, national and international touring in the future. All performances are paid, with the exception of promotional performances. Company members are also offered free classes at the Ballet des Ameriques School, and for those who are qualified, there is the potential to teach regularly, as a substitute or as a guest artist during the School's Summer Intensives as well. A few of our Company Members are already on faculty.
Please contact Carole Alexis to set up an appointment:email@example.com/