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Notices (up to 40 words) for auditions, jobs and paid employment within the dance industry should be submitted for possible inclusion in the MAY 2015 magazine and website postings by 5 APRIL 2015. Listings are subject to space available and are included at the discretion of Dance Europe. If you have missed the deadline, or require an urgent posting, which is usually possible within a few hours, this can be arranged for a fee, paid by card on booking. Please contact Katie or Naresh at ads@danceeurope.net for more details. When your vacancies are filled, let us know so that we can remove your notice. Thank you for your co-operation. We strongly advise those wishing to audition to confirm details with the company concerned before traveling. Please check if a work permit is required. N.B. To apply for any of the following auditions or vacancies, please submit applications directly to the company concerning - not to Dance Europe!

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The Polish National Ballet - director Krzysztof Pastor, resident choreographer of the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam - is looking for new male and female soloists and corps de ballet dancers with strong classical and contemporary technique for the 2015-2016 season. Age between 19 and 28. Minimum height for male dancers: 1.78 m. Maximum height for female dancers: 1.75 m. An audition, by invitation only, will be held in Warsaw on 31 May 2015 at 11:00: class and short workshop with Krzysztof Pastor. Please submit a professional CV including birth date, height in cm, weight in kg, education, competitions, awards, main roles, work experience etc. and several photos: headshot and dance photos (in separate files). It is also recommended to send a link to a video recording uploaded on the internet. The photo and video material should be a current representation within a year’s time. Please note that the size of the application should not exceed 5 MB. All must be submitted by 20 April 2015 to: The Polish National Ballet, Teatr Wielki, Plac Teatralny 1, 00-950 Warsaw, Poland Tel: +48 22 69 20 373, email: balet@teatrwielki.pl Only full applications will be evaluated by the Management of the company. Those invited will be notified by 30 April 2015. www.polskibaletnarodowy.pl

Ballet du Capitole - director Kader Belarbi - has vacancies for a female soloist and male corps de ballet for the 2015-16 season. Candidates must have a very high technical level in classical and contemporary dance, and also have a good line, feet and extensions. The audition will comprise class and a classical variation (girls on pointe). Private auditions only will be held. To apply, please send your application including CV, photos and DVD or video link only by email to: secretariat.ballet@capitole.touluse.fr. Deadline for applications: 13 June 2015.

The Norwegian National Ballet
is looking to employ a ballet master / mistress for a one year period starting in August 2015. The Norwegian National Ballets repertoire is a combination of full length classical works, neo classical and contemporary works. To Apply click HERE

Scottish Dance Theatre
Scotland’s principal contemporary dance company, based at Dundee Rep Theatre, wishes to appoint a Rehearsal Director on a full-time permanent contract. The Rehearsal Director will be required to work closely with the Artistic Director in the line management of the company of dancers, managing their rehearsal and touring calendar in close co-ordination with the Joint Executive Producers, Company Manager and Company Administrator. For full job description and application details please visit the About Us/Opportunities section at www.scottishdancetheatre.com Deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 20 April 2015. Interviews will be in Dundee on 27 & 28 April 2015 and candidates should be available for both days. Dundee Repertory Theatre Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and a registered charity in Scotland, no SC017315

Ballett Chemnitz – Städtische Theater Chemnitz gGmbH
Artistic Director Reiner Feistel is looking for experienced professional female and male dancers with excellent classical and contemporary technique for season 2015/2016. Sunday April 19th 2015 | 12.00 to register. Audition at 14.00 The audition, only by invitation, will be held at the studio of the Oper Chemnitz, Käthe-Kollwitz-Straße, D- 09111 Chemnitz Please use our application form on our website: http://www.theater-chemnitz.de/sparten/ballet/audition/ Registration Deadline: April 10th 2015

The Leipzig Ballet
Artistic director Mario Schröder requires dancers for the 2015/16 season. A high level in both classical and modern dance (with pointe work) is required. The audition will take place on Sunday, April 19th, 2015 at 11 a.m. (ladies) and 1:30 p.m. (gentlemen) in the Opera Leipzig. To apply, please follow the link http://www.oper-leipzig.de/de/das-leipziger-ballett/audition and fill out the application form.

Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Saarbruecken, Germany
Artistic director Stijn Celis is looking for one female dancer (10 month contract as of September 2015) with excellent classical and contemporary technique. Please send your CV including portrait and links to audiovisual material to: tanz@theater-saarbruecken.de. The audition will be held on 12 and 13 April 2015 in Saarbruecken, by invitation only. Closing date: 1 April 2015.

Amsterdam based FUSION Dance Theater Company de KISS moves
is holding an audition (19-20 & 21th of June 2015) for its upcoming +-8 month project (Rehearsals Aug./ Sept. ’15 &Tour Sept. ‘15 –Apr. ‘16): Our 10 Year Jubilee Tour will tour around The Netherlands. We are searching for well trained female & male professional dancers & apprentices, with strong physical abilities and theatrical presence who can adapt to new forms and styles of movement and are experienced in and/or open for different kind of dance techniques: Urban, Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Folk, All-round. Please send CV + 2 photos to: audition@dekissmoves.com Deadline for applications: 15 June 2015. Only for dancers with a EU working visa. Visit: www.dekissmoves.com (We also offer flab international fusion workshop / audition prep. From the 15 - 18 June).

Artistic Director
National Dance Company Wales is seeking an exceptional individual with the imagination and experience to provide artistic leadership for the Company as it enters its next phase of development. NDCWales is one of the UK’s leading dance companies and plays an important role in leading the dance sector and nurturing talent in Wales. NDCWales welcomes applications from choreographers, curators of dance, creative producers and individuals from other creative backgrounds in dance. A collaborative leadership style and a vision for NDCWales’ role as a national company of Wales are essential. The successful candidate will need to have a strong creative track record, have experience of artistic leadership and be committed to the professional development of dance artists. For further information or an application pack contact: Kelly Twydale, Artistic Coordinator t: +44 (0)29 2063 5600 e: kelly@ndcwales.co.uk w: ndcwales.co.uk Applications close: 17 April 2015. Interviews (first round): 19 May 2015.

Phoenix Dance Theatre
are currently looking for male and female dancers of outstanding quality to join the company on full time contracts from summer 2015. Applicants should have strong contemporary and classical training and must have a minimum of two years professional experience. The auditions will be held on Saturday 25th April 2015 in London and Friday 1st May in Leeds. Audition is by invitation only. To apply please send a c.v with accompanying headshot and at least one full dance image to: recruitment@phoenixdancetheatre.co.uk by 5.30pm, Friday 10th April. Successful applicants will be notified by Sunday 12th April.

The New Zealand School of Dance
is looking for an experienced and inspirational contemporary dance tutor. This is a full-time position in Wellington, New Zealand from January 2016. The tutor will join the School's contemporary dance faculty principally teaching students of the full-time course, with occasional teaching on outreach programmes.The tutor will be responsible for:
planning, coordination and realisation of a teaching programme; ensuring high standards and delivery of quality education; coaching, mentoring and evaluation of students; contributing to course content, including allied subjects; development of the course and school's profile and networks. The ideal candidate will have: exceptional technique teaching at the highest level. Including: strong floor work with clear muscular alignment; strong partnering skills; tumbling, aerial and strength work; facilitating creativity and compositional skills; repertoire; extensive experience as a professional contemporary dancer and/or choreographer; knowledge of creative processes in the industry and relevant education techniques; academic qualification in relevant field; current industry knowledge and contacts; a commitment to safe dance practise; great personality - a team player and inspirational teacher Shortlisted candidates will be invited to spend two weeks as a guest tutor at NZSD during 2015. Please outline your availability for this. To make an expression of interest please send a cover letter and CV by 5pm Wednesday 1 April 2015. Email to dance@nzschoolofdance.ac.nz. www.nzschoolofdance.ac.nz

Theater  Ulm
Artistic director/choreographer Roberto Scafati is looking for dancers with a minimum of three years professional experience, a very strong classical and contemporary technique and the ability to improvise. The audition is by invitation only on 26 April 2015, 12:00 at the Theater Ulm Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz 1, 89073 Ulm. To apply, please send a video, CV and photos to: r.scafati@ulm.de

Theater Regensburg Tanz
Artistic director and chief choreographer Yuki Mori is seeking for the season 15/16 (NV- SR SOLO) male dancers with excellent classical and contemporary technique and a high level of dance and performance. Please send applications with CV, Portrait and full length body photo/ dance photo - combined into one document - to: tanz@theaterregensburg.de Individual audition by invitation only! Travel and accommodation costs can not be paid. Theater Regensburg Tanz, Bismarckplatz 7, 93047 Regensburg, Germany. Closing date: 31 March 2015.

Norwegian National Ballet
The Norwegian National Ballet is currently looking for a Ballet master / mistress for the 15/16 season. Applicants should have a strong background in classical and contemporary ballet. More information about the position can be found here.

The National Moravian - Silesian Theatre is looking for male and female dancers.
The artistic director of the ballet company of The National Moravian - Silesian Theatre is looking for male and female dancers for season 2015/20016 with strong classical and contemporary dance technique. The height requirement is at least 180 cm for men and 165 cm for womem. For application please go to www.ndm.cz

West Australian Ballet
Artistic Director Aurelien Scannella – will be holding USA auditions, 17 April 2015. Male/female soloists and corps de ballet dancers with strong classical technique. To register your interest, please send your CV – photos and recent video – to audition@waballet.com.au by 7 April 2015. Please specify in your email that you are applying for the NYC audition. Audition by invitation only. Applicants considered for audition will be notified by email and must be available to attend at Studio: Manhattan movement & arts center (MMAC). Address: 248 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023 at 11.00am – 2.00pm. Registration starts 10.00 am, 17 April 2015.

Les Ballets de France
Is currently looking for male and female corps de ballet and soloists dancers with strong classical technique for the 2015/2016 season. The audition will take place in Paris on April 16th, 2015. Please send CV, photos and Video link to: auditions.balletsdefrance@gmail.com Audition by invitation only. Closing date for applications is the 6th of April.

Staatstheater Kassel
Artistic director/choreographer Johannes Wieland - is looking for dancers with very strong contemporary technique, improvisation/acting skills and professional experience for full and guest contracts. Please send application by email with CV, short letter of motivation (max. 1 page) and photo by 1 May 2015 to audition@staatstheaterkassel.de. Auditions, by invitation only, will be held at the Uferstudios Berlin, Studio 1, Uferstrasse 8/23, 13357 Berlin on 9 & 10 May, 11:00 - 22:00. Callbacks on 11 May, 11:00 - 22:00 & 12 May, 11:00 - 15:00, and at the Staatstheater Kassel, Friedrichplatz 15, 34117 Kassel, on 15, 16, 17 May (times tba). www.staatstheater-kassel-de

The Polish National Ballet
Artistic director Krzysztof Pastor – is seeking a ballet master to take up the responsability of teaching class and rehearsals. Candidates should have experience working with major companies and choreographers. Applicants should send their CV to: pbn@teatrwielki.pl Please note that applicants will be notified after 15 April 2015.

West Australian Ballet
is currently seeking an experienced male soloist dancer, with a strong classical technique. Minimum height required is 185cm and preferably available from 1 April 2015 or later. To apply, send your CV and video to audition@waballet.com.au. For more information please visit: www.waballet.com.au/the-company/vacancies

Tanzcompagnie Gießen
Artistic director Tarek Assam is currently looking for a male dancer with a good contemporary and classical technique to start immediately for this season. Audition is by invitation only. Please send your CV to tanzdramaturgie@stadttheater-giessen.de

The Hong Kong Ballet
Artistic director Madeleine Onne - is seeking dancers with strong classical and modern technique. Applications for the corps de ballet, soloists or principals from dancers of any nationality or ethnicity welcomed. The auditions take place during the spring 2015. Auditions will be held in London and New York for dancers at the soloist and principal level only. A 12-month contract for the 2015/16 season would start from July 2015. For more details, visit www.hkballet.com

West Australian Ballet
is currently seeking an experienced male Soloist dancer, with a strong classical technique. Minimum height required is 185cm and preferably available from 1 April 2015 or later. To apply, send your cv and video to audition@waballet.com.au. See www.waballet.com.au/the-company/vacancies for more information.

AUDITIONS for the 2015-16 season to take place in early Spring 2015
The Hong Kong Ballet is one of the premier classical ballet companies in Asia with an identity and multiculturalism that fully reflects the unique vitality of Hong Kong. Artistic Director Madeleine Onne leads the Company’s artistic team of over 40 dancers from around the world. The Hong Kong Ballet’s repertoire performed both at home and abroad, combines 19th century classics to 21st century acclaimed contemporary works and newly commissioned ballets. We seek dancers with strong classical and modern technique. We welcome applications for the Corps de Ballet, Soloists or Principals. We will audition dancers of any nationality or ethnicity. The auditions take place during the spring 2015. Auditions will be held in London and New York for dancers at the soloist and principal level only. A 12 month contract for the 2015/16 season would start from July 2015. For more details, visit www.hkballet.com

Moxie Contemporary Ballet - the Pacific Northwest’s new contemporary ballet company directed by Gina Candland - is now holding apprentice and company auditions on 15 July 2015 and 8 August 2015 for male and female dancers. Competitive salary, paid 40-42 week touring contracts available. Audition will include ballet, pointe, improvisation, partnering, interview. Please bring a current headshot, resume and $25 audition fee. Pre-registration is required and begins 1 March 2015. Please complete the online form on www.MoxieContemporaryBallet.org