Auditions and Jobs

Auditions and Jobs

Notices for auditions, jobs and paid employment within the dance industry may be submitted for possible inclusion in theNOVEMBER 2015 magazine and website postings by 5 OCTOBER 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 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!


Dance Europe is looking for an additional dance writer based in Amsterdam. Applicants must have a strong background in classical ballet - applications from former classical ballet dancers are especially welcome - and a good command of the English language. Please do not apply if you are already writing for an online website or if you do not live in Amsterdam. To apply, please send a short review, c. 300- 400 words, of a recent performance you have seen, along with your CV and a small portrait photo to

Norrdans is looking for dancers (male and female) for the season 2016 - 2017. We are interested in dancers that can combine a strong contemporary technique with a strong personality and stage presence. We require at least three years of professional experience as a dancer. Norrdans is based in Härnösand, in the north of Sweden. On our repertory we have choreographies from established heavyweights within contemporary dance as well of new talents from all over the world. The international ensemble tours frequently in Sweden and internationally. Audition will take place in Stockholm, Sweden, on Sunday the 10th of January 2016 from 10am to 6pm (class, repertoire, talk). Please send your application (résumé, one portrait picture, one dance picture and if possible link to a show reel) before the 13th of November 2015 to e-mail: Participation by invitation only.

is looking for dancers (male & female) with a background in Contemporary / Ballet/ Jazz/ Modern dance to start a new dance company that will have it's base in Gent, Belgium. Although this is the preference, dancers well versed with other dance styles may apply too. Dancers must have a keen interest to learn new vocabulary of movement, must be well versed with improvisation and be able to work as a team to create new work and perform together. Dancers who cannot be present at the audition may send a short video highlighting their technique along with their headshot and CV. The SICDC will focus on contemporary work that is inspired by Indian culture, folk dances from Indian and Indian film dance to create a unique blend of movement. The SICDC will be led by Swapnil Dagliya; Artistic Director of the Avayava - Contemporary Dance Festival in India; director of SPACE (Swapnil's Performing Arts & Contemporary Ensemble) and co-founder of the International Dance Retreat. Audition on 25 October 2015, 14.00 to 17.00, at Danscentrum Polariteit, Verkoningstraat 55, 9040, Gent - Belgium. To register complete form FORM

Ballet West Scotland is looking for a full-time contemporary teacher to work at the school in Taynuilt, Argyll. Candidates should have a background in ballet and be experienced in working with students aged 13 to 20 years. Experience of gymnastics would be advantageous, but not essential. Please send CV to Further information about the school can be found at

Artistic director Mario Schröder, requires dancers for the 2016/17 season. A high level in both classical and modern dance (with pointe work) is required. The audition will take place on Sunday, November 8th, 2015 at 11 a.m. (ladies) and 1:30 p.m. (gentlemen) in the Opera Leipzig. To apply, please follow the link

Artistic Director Aurélien Scannella will be holding an Open Audition at the West Australian Ballet Centre on Saturday 17 October 2015. Seeking male and females with a strong classical technique for Principal Dancers, Soloists and Corps de ballet. Contracts available from January 2016 and beyond (subject to negotiation). To register your interest, email your full CV, dance photos and any video footage to prior to 15 October. Please put “17 October” in the email subject header. Open Audition 17 October 2015, 11:00am – 12:30pm at the West Australian Ballet Centre, 134 Whatley Crescent, Maylands, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 6051

As a part of the opening of its new boutique dedicated to classical dance in Paris, Sansha are looking for a technical sales manager on a full time contract (benefits: salary + commissions on sales). You are passionate about dance, speak French and English, and have a commercial mind. Please send us your applications to

The Fondation en faveur de l’art chorégraphique, who organizes the Prix de Lausanne is seeking a full-time Artistic Director / Chief Executive Officer for a five years period. The post holder will be based in Lausanne and lead the Prix de Lausanne organization to continued success and influence in the international ballet community, will report to the President of the Board of Trustees and work closely with the Board. Interested candidates have to provide a resume, two letters of reference, and a written perspective on their vision for the Prix de Lausanne. Applications should be submitted before September 30, 2015. Full description on

Artistic director Gil Roman seeks male and female dancers. We are looking for technically strong dancers with excellent acting ability and an interest in creation, Béjart work and international ballet tour over the world. Contract is available immediately for the season. To apply please send CV and photos to The Bejart Ballet is holding an audition on October 24th, 2015 in Lausanne. Dancers who are unable to attend the audition should contact the Bejart Ballet directly to organize a private audition in September/October. Phone +41 21 641 64 64. E-mail:

Artistic Director Igor Dobrovolskiy is looking for male and female dancers for the 2015-2016 Season. Dancers must have strong classical technique and be of high soloist standard. The company has a principal focus on new creations, therefore, dancers must be flexible and able to adapt to new and varied choreography. Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada tours nationally and internationally. A competitive salary over 40 weeks is offered. Dancers may send CV, photos and DVD or web link of recent work to attention Mr. Dobrovolskiy.

touring company based in Toulouse, France, is currently looking for a professional male dancer and a male apprentice dancer for the 2015-2016 season. Starting August 31st 2015 to June 10th 2016. 70 performances over the season, classical and neo-classical repertoire, more information at Please send CV and video link to :

for its up-coming season of Coppélia.
The contract position will be part-time from September 14th 2015 - December 22nd 2015. Essential skills required for the role include: Rehearsal direction experience (ballet & contemporary); Extensive experience in classical and contemporary work as a professional dancer; Excellent administrative and organisational skills; The ability to work closely with both management, production & artistic staff teams as required and take initiative; Flexible availability during rehearsal and production periods. Duties will include:
Giving daily company ballet class & timetabling rehearsals; Supporting choreographers during the creative period; Managing the dancers within the rehearsal period and on tour; Rehearsal direction in liaison with choreographers & artistic director whilst on tour; Attending management, company and production meetings when required. Contact info@balletireland with cover letter and CV.

seeks a mature male dancer (28yrs+) for their new production of Coppélia (Chor. Morgann Runacre-Temple) with excellent acting ability and strong classical and modern technique. Must be available to start creation on Monday 14 September 2015 in Dublin, the contract runs until Sunday December 20 2015. Please send CV and headshot in the first instance to

is currently looking for a young resident choreographer and guest choreographers from August 31st to June 10th, 2016. Classical, neo-classical and contemporary repertoire. Over 70 performances over the season, more information on Please send CV and video link to : before August 15th, 2015.

New artistic director - Igor Zelensky, Season 2016-17 - is holding an audition on 1 November 2015. The company is looking for dancers with excellent classical technique. Ladies min height 1.65m/5’5”. Gentlemen min. height 1.80m/5’11”. Please apply online at with CV, portrait and full-length body photo. The audition will be held at 11:00 for ladies and at 15:00 for gentlemen at the Nationaltheater Munich. Please enter via the stage door in Maximilianstraße. For further questions, please contact Bettina Kräutler, Platzl 7, D-80331 Munich, Germany. Tel: +49 (0)89 2185 1701.

DV8 Physical Theatre is seeking exceptional male and female ballet dancers to take part in a paid two-week workshop. The workshop is part of the research and development for our next production and will be held in London from the 11-21 August 2015. Successful candidates will work closely with Artistic Director Lloyd Newson and Creative Associate Hannes Langolf. Dancers should have exceptionally strong ballet technique and be open to experimentation. Audition Details: Date: Saturday 8th August 2015. Class will start promptly at 10am. Venue: Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London, E1 6AB. Register your Attendance. This is an open audition and you are not required to submit an application in advance but you do need to register your attendance. Please email with ‘REGISTRATION FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP’ in the subject line and attach your CV. DV8 Physical Theatre is an Equal Opportunities company.

The National Moravian - Silesian Theatre is looking for Male Dancers.
The artistic director of the ballet ensemble of The National Moravian - Silesian Theatre is seeking male dancers for choreographies by Mario Schröder and Youri Vámos for the 2015/2016 season. Minimum height required is 180 cm. The beginning of the contract is on 17th August 2015. For application for the audition please visit

Ballet Ireland
Director Anne Maher seeks male and female dancers with a minimum of 2 years professional experience for its 2015 season; a new production of Coppelia, choreographed by Morgann Runacre-Temple. We are looking for technically strong dancers with excellent acting ability and an interest in narrative work. Contract begins September 14th until December 20th 2015. Rehearsals take place in DanceHouse. Dancers must be available for the entire period. Audition is by invitation only in August. To apply please send CV and photos to Please only send small file images.

Ballet Master/Mistress
Based in Wellington, the Royal New Zealand Ballet is New Zealand’s premier arts company presenting an eclectic repertoire of choreographic styles – from 19thcentury classics to 21st century contemporary works – for national and international audiences. Artistic Director, Francesco Ventriglia, seeks an outstanding Ballet Master/Mistress to join his artistic staff on a one year fixed term contract starting 5 January 2016.To request a detailed position description, please contact Artistic, HR and Corporate Services Manager, Kat Sprowell, email: Applications close Friday 7 August 2015.

OPUS BALLET (Florence)
is seeking dancers for a new production. Auditions will be held on July 5th, 12th and September 5th in Florence. Please send your CV and photo to CENTRO OPUS BALLET, via Ugo Foscolo, 6 - 50124 Firenze or by email to: For more information see

The Hong Kong Ballet Seeks a Company Manager
Working closely with the Artistic Director, you will play a key role in the overall execution of planning, touring and company management. Particular focus will be spent on the logistics of repertoire and programming, as well as the engagement of guest artists. You will also be responsible for artistic operations relating to performances staged both in Hong Kong and overseas, and for assisting with human resources management for the dancers. The Company Manager should have experience with touring as both an administrator and dancer along with confidence in handling visa applications and other priority related items. Professional English writing and communication skills are preferred. For more details, visit Interested party please apply with full resume, current and expected salary, and indication of availability to