Audition 'Keneish Dance (UK)'

Closes on July 20, 2017 and is for Male and Female dancers

Keneish Dance are looking for strong male and female dancers that are professionally trained in Contemporary and African-Caribbean derived dance styles (traditional-street) to take part in an R&D phase and performances of our new piece High between 31st July - 20th September (3 - 4 weeks in total). We are also looking for dancers for Keneish Dance's up-coming production in the Spring and Summer of 2018.

Audition Dates

Saturday 22 July 2017, 1pm - 6pm
Sunday 23 July 2017, 11am - 6pm

Dancers must be available for both days.

Where: Studio 1, Birmingham City University, Doug Ellis Sports Centre, 150 Wellhead Lane
Birmingham, B42 2SY.

With a repertoire that includes traditional African dance, contemporary, ballet and jazz,
Keneish Dance has developed a style that speaks to and reflects the contemporary artistic
practice of our divers British communities.

African Sanctus will be developed to be performed alongside Sheffield Oratorio Chorus in
June 2018 with tour dates in August - October.

Production Dates

High Rehearsals 31 July - 18 August
High Performance 20 August
High Rehearsals 14-19 September
High Performance 20 September

African Sanctus rehearsal and performances (TBC) June-October 2018

Casting for performances will be confirmed following the audition. This is a PAID job (Rehearsals & performances).

• Performers with strong technique and performance skills
• Must be able to learn choreography
• Be willing to explore creative tasks set by Choreographer
• Strong in improvisation/freestyle

The Audition

This is an open audition but please let us know that you are coming by emailing [email protected] by 20 July. Ensure that you bring a CV and head shot with you on the day and it is essential that you arrive on time.

Dancers must be available for all dates stated to attend the audition.

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

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