Punchdrunk (China)

Male and Female, Closes: June 5, 2017 - published on Thursday, 25 May, 2017

Punchdrunk is looking for male and female dancers for their current production of Sleep No More in Shanghai, China. the company is an award-winning theatre company, specialising in the immersive experience of unexpected locations and dramatic narrative.

The company's work is usually presented on an epic scale, staged inside vast, empty buildings transformed into the world of the performance.

Punchdrunk's performance style requires committed, versatile dancers with very strong improvisation and devising skills. They should be a dynamic and charismatic performer with strong contact/partnering skills and an interest in acting and narrative.

An excellent contemporary dance technique and a minimum of 3 years professional experience is essential.

We are especially keen to meet with dancers who are fluent in Mandarin.

Full availability from mid-September 2017 to mid-November 2018 is required.

Salary: pro-rata £30k - 40k

Punchdrunk invites you to attend an open audition on Monday 5th June 2017

Registration will begin at 11.30am. All attendees are required to bring a current passport sized photograph and a copy of their CV with them. Upon arrival you will be allocated a specific time slot.These will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.

Recall auditions will be held on Tuesday 6th June 2017.

Venue Details
Jacksons Lane
269a Archway Road
London N6 5AA

Please note that due to the anticipated turnout, we cannot guarantee that everyone will be seen.

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Michael Clark Company (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: June 12, 2017 - published on Tuesday, 23 May, 2017

Michael Clark Company is seeking soloist level male and female dancers for their 2017 tour, which includes a two-week run at the Barbican, London and several European dates. Dancers should be highly skilled and classically trained. Dancers must be available for a freelance contract July-December (exact dates TBC), and have the legal right to work in the UK.

To apply please send a current CV and show reel / video link to [email protected] will not be considered without movement footage.

Successful applicants will be invited to attend an audition on Saturday 24 June 2017, with call back scheduled for Sunday 25 June. Closing date for applications is 12 June 2017 and you will be notified by 19 June if you have been selected for audition.

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Joss Arnott Dance (UK)

Female, Closes: June 9, 2017 - published on Tuesday, 23 May, 2017

Joss Arnott Dance seeks a professional female dancer, based in the UK, to join the company for their creation period and 11-date Autumn 2017 tour. The company create classical contemporary work and are based at the Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield - West Yorkshire led by Artistic Director Joss Arnott.

The touring programme will be a pure-dance, triple bill production consisting of two existing works and a new full company work. Applicants should have excellent classical and contemporary technique, strong contact/partnering and creative skills. Additionally, applicants should have exceptional teaching skills due to the company's extensive education and outreach activity.

Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with the company and their work. Applicants should be available for all the following dates

Creation Period - 7th  August - 1st  September 2017 and 25th  September - 5th  October


Tour Period - 6th  October - 29th  November 2017

Within these periods there will be Education and Outreach activity, travel days and periods off contract. Travel and Accommodation will be provided during rehearsals in the North of England.

Following the Autumn, there will be a possibility of a Spring 2018 tour (funding dependent).

This position is paid.

Audition Date and Location - Saturday 24 th  June 2017 - Northern Ballet, Leeds - West Yorkshire

To apply, please send a CV and headshot along with a suitable show reel link showing your strengths as a dancer and performer to [email protected]

Attendance is by invitation only. 

Application Deadline - Friday 9th  June 2017, 18:00

Please note we will notify ONLY SUCCESSFUL applicants no later than Sunday 11th June 2017 and are regretfully unable to respond to unsuccessful applicants or provide any feedback.

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Grad Lab 2017 (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: May 19, 2017 - published on Tuesday, 16 May, 2017

Grad-Lab 2017 is an exciting paid opportunity that will assist dance graduates from the south regions in their career planning and artistic development. This project focuses on recent graduates therefore we are taking applications from dance artists who graduated in 2016 & 2017.
We are looking for looking for 2 Choreographers, up to 8 Dancers, 1 Dance Administrator. Grad-Lab 2017 will provide apprentice paid work for all dance graduates accepted on to this scheme.
Two graduate choreographers will be selected to create performance work with recent dance graduates. We are also on the look-out for one graduate who wants to excel in an administrative role within a dance environment.
Each applicant will audition for their chosen role for the project

*Please only apply for one role within the project*
Successful applicants will be required to attend rehearsals and performances at each of our partner venues.
To apply: Please email your current CV and statement of interest to [email protected] by 5pm on Friday 19th May. Interviews and Auditions will take place on the following dates:
Administrator & Producing Role - Interview on Wednesday 31st May 2017
Choreographer Role - Audition & Interview on Thursday 1st June 2017
Dancer Role - Audition on Friday 9th June 2017

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Slanjayvah Danza (UK)

Female, Closes: May 26, 2017 - published on Tuesday, 16 May, 2017

Female Dancers Required. Slanjayvah Danza require 3 diverse and experienced professional female contemporary and percussive footwork dancers for the development and performance of their latest work, "6 Feet, 3 Shoes".

Spain meets Scotland meets Yorkshire, "6 Feet, 3 Shoes" is an exploration of the traditional (TRAD) arts in a contemporary context, drawing on multicultural dance, live music, and un/conventional storytelling. Full of feisty rhythmical dance, cultural references, and humour, "6 Feet, 3 Shoes", celebrates friendship, community and an understanding of finding home away from home in a global society.

As "6 Feet, 3 Shoes" draws upon the traditional arts from Scotland and Spain, dancers will be required to have experience in 2 of the following:

Contemporary, flamenco and percussive step dance. It would also be beneficial, but not essential, for dancers to have experience/skills in:

Working with live musicians
Playing a musical instrument
Spanish and/or Gaelic languages

A love for Feria's and Ceilidh's will also be appreciated. Whilst the project spans Scotland, Spain and Yorkshire, this leg of the project is based in Leeds for the 4 week rehearsal period and 6-7 performances across Yorkshire, Cumbria and Edinburgh.

This is a paid position with a fixed fee for rehearsal and performance dates between
between end September to mid November 2017.

Auditions will be held in Edinburgh on 10th of June and Leeds on 11th of June 2017, by invitation only. For further information or to apply please contact [email protected] with "6F3S *plus your name*" in the subject box.

For all applications, please send a CV, and a headshot by mid-day on 26 May 2017.
Any videos you can send will be gladly received and viewed, but are not compulsory.

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Fuora Dance Project (UK)

Male, Closes: May 28, 2017 - published on Wednesday, 10 May, 2017

Fuora Dance Project seeks highly skilled and experienced male performer for the R&D and further tour of a new show called W-hat About? in Scotland. W-hat about? is a children show aimed to age 6 + and with a special attention to their own grandparents.
Auditions: 3 June 2017 In Dundee at Dundee Rep Theatre
We are looking for a 35+ strong male dancer with competent acting skills or a very competent mover and actor: proficient in contemporary dance and a strong performance presence. You will be required to learn a pre-created role (the role of the grandfather of two Italians granddaughter who came to visit him in UK) during the research and development period.

Research and development phase 1: 11th - 16th September 2017 Edinburgh/Dundee
18th - 22nd September 2017 Edinburgh
28th - 29th September 2017  Glasgow

Scotland tour:  30 September 2017 Edinburgh, 29 October Stirling and one day between 1st and 3rd December 2017.
Pay: Equity
Closing date: 28 May, 10 am (you will be notified on 28 May if you have been successfully or not selected for the audition of the 3rd of June)

We welcome applications from the UK and those that speaks a good level of English.
To apply please send your current CV, recent photograph, footage and a brief cover letter that confirms your availability for all project dates including the day of the audition, to [email protected] by Sunday 28 May 2017 at 10 am.
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Sweetshop Revolution (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: May 19, 2017 - published on Monday, 8 May, 2017

Sweetshop Revolution is seeking one male and two female contemporary dancers for their new show to join an existing cast of three dancers. The new work is looking at love and sexuality, and you can view some of the footage here from our initial R&D:

We are seeking technically strong dancers with good contact skills and strong personalities, who are open-minded, enjoy taking artistic risks and are able to draw on their own experiences.

Audition dates (by invite only): 10 & 11 June; it is essential to attend both days of the audition, unless Sally Marie knows you personally.
Location: Greenwich Dance, London.

Application deadline: 19th May. You'll receive an invite if invited by 22nd May.

How to apply: please send two photos, including a headshot and full body shot, along with a recent short video of you dancing (it doesn't have to be a showreel) to Sally Marie at [email protected]

There will be a six-day research period with the company on June 19th-24th; please do apply even if you are not available for these dates.

Rehearsals will be on a full-time basis from approximately 20th November 2017 - 16th February 2018, with a nationwide tour running from February 16th - early May 2018.

Rehearsal fee during the R&D: £500 per week.
Rehearsal fee during the making: £550-£650/week, dependent on experience and inclusive of paid holidays.
Performance fee: above Equity minimum, including accommodation and travel, per diems and holiday pay.

This project is subject to funding.

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Richard Alston Dance Company (UK)

Female, Closes: May 19, 2017 - published on Monday, 24 April, 2017

Richard Alston Dance Company is looking for a female dancer for their next season - contract length 33 weeks commencing on Monday 7 August 2017. Applicants must have strong technique (classes are contemporary and classical) and preferably at least 3 years experience in a professional dance company.

RADC is a ten-strong company, a chamber ensemble with each dancer taking on the responsibility of a soloist. The work is lyrical, articulate and often speedy, with a strong emphasis on musicality.

Next season includes includes new works by Richard Alston and Associate Choreographer Martin Lawrance, two UK tours and a London season at Sadler's Wells celebrating Richard Alston's 50 years as a choreographer.

To apply: Please send one headshot and one full body dance photograph along with CV (maximum of two sides of A4) to: Emily Crouch, Company Administrator, [email protected]

Deadline: 5pm, Friday 19 May 2017.

The audition is by invitation only and will be held at The Place, London on Thursday 8 June. With a recall on Friday 9 June 2017.

Applicants selected will be notified by Monday 22 May 2017.

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