Auditions and Jobs
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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 January 2015 magazine and website postings by 5 December 2014. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
Artistic director David Nixon OBE - is looking for male and female dancers who are open-minded, creative and imaginative with strong classical technique and pointe work, good partnering skills and strength. A closed by invitation only audition will be held in Leeds on 8 February 2015. Please submit a full CV (which must include height, weight, date of birth and nationality), recent full-length classical dance photos and DVD of centre work on pointe in leotard/tights (not costume), showing jumps, adage, pirouette and travelling combo to: David Nixon OBE, Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA by 24 January 2015.
Northern Ballet's inaugural Choreographic Laboratory, Tell Tale Steps
in partnership with Scottish Ballet and The Royal Ballet, offers emerging choreographers studio time in a professional environment, working with Northern Ballet's dancers to experiment with creative processes, play with movement ideas and begin to see a dance stery from the perspective of the audience. To apply please send a CV along with a written statement, no more than one side of A4, detailing your interest and suitability, no later than 5 January 2015 to: David Noxon OBE, Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA. The seuccessful candidate will receive a £1,200 fee plus all reasonable expenses, accommodation and travel. www.northernballet.com
Bavarian State Ballet & Bavarian State Ballet II/Junior Company
Artistic director Ivan Liška - are looking for dancers with strong classical technique. Please send your CV indicating height and date of birth, together with full-length body photo in leotard and a portrait, to address mentioned below. Incomplete applications cannot be processed. An audition will be held on 22 February 2015 at the Nationaltheater München, Stage Entrance – Maximilianstrasse. Ladies 11 a.m. (Group/Junior Company) min. 1.65 m/5’ 5’’. Gentlemen 3 p.m. (Group/Junior Company) min. 1.80 m/5’ 11’’. Contact: Bettina Kräutler, Platzl 7, 80331 Munich, Germany. Tel: +49 (0) 89 21 85 17 01. Fax: +49 (0) 89 21 85 17 03. email@example.com
will be auditioning for dancers with strong classical technique, including pointe work, and contemporary performing experience. Professional experience preferred. Participation by invitation only. Audition on 1 February 2015, 11.30 a.m. in the Ballettsaal, Theater Augsburg. Please send your CV and photos before 17 January 2015 to: Theater Augsburg, Ballettbüro, Kasernstrasse 4-6, D-86152 Augsburg, Germany or firstname.lastname@example.org www.theater-augsburg.de
The Semperoper Ballett
Artistic director Aaron S. Watkin - is looking for dancers for season 2015/16. Predominantly tall male soloists, 1.85 m and up; female corps de ballet as well as apprentices (male and female).
Company class auditions are by invitation only, January to March 2015 – submission deadline for applications is 20 January 2015. To be considered please send resume and dance photo (full body and headshot). Application by email is recommended. Contact: Christina Zimmermann Tel: +49 351 4911 469 email@example.com
Dutch National Ballet Junior Company
Artistic director Ted Brandsen - audition for the 2015-16 season for strong, classically trained dancers, who will be graduating this year or next year, on 24 January 2015. Height minimums: female 1.65 m/male 1.80 m. Location National Opera & Ballet Amsterdam. To apply for this audition go to operaballet.nl/auditions/ballet/ and fill out your application online.
Application deadline: 15 December 2014. Participation by pre-selection only. Selected dancers will receive an invitation.
Norrdans, based in Härnösand, in the north of Sweden
is looking for male and female dancers who can combine a strong contemporary technique with personality and stage presence and with at least three years professional experience as a dancer. The audition will take place in Stockholm, Sweden, on 1 February 2015 from 10:00 - 18:00 (class, repertoire and talk). Please send applications (CV, one portrait photo, one dance photo and, if possible, link to a show reel) before 17 December 2014 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Participation by invitation only. www.norrdans.com
The National Moravian - Silesian Theatre is looking for male soloists
The artistic director of the ballet company of The National Moravian - Silesian Theatre is looking for male soloists for the current season. The dancers are required to be taller than 177 cm, to have strong classical and contemporary technique, as well as professional stage experience. Please send your applications including CV, photos and video link via e-mail to: email@example.com.
Hungarian National Ballet
will be holding an audition for immediate openings on 30 November 2014 (note corrected dated) in Budapest. Participation by invitation only. Please send complete portfolio, including: headshot; 2 - 3 dance photos in classical poses; professional CV with birthdate, citizenship, height in cm, weight in kg and link to classical video recording, in one email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more details please see www.facebook.com/hnbc1.
Ballett Nürnberg - director Goyo Montero
is looking for female and male soloists for the 2015-16 season. An excellent level in classical and contemporary technique and experience of min two years in professional dance is required. Please send application with CV, dance pictures and headshot before deadline 19 December 2014 to Staatstheater Nürnberg, Ballettdirektion, Richard-Wagner-Platz 2-10, D-90443 Nürnberg, Germany. Fax: +49 911 231 82 38. Email: email@example.com
are looking for female and male dancers for the German production of Tarzan in Stuttgart. Applicants should be skilled, fit dancers with a wide range of physical abilities and experience in modern contemporary dance, and acrobatic skills using upper body strength. Singing ability a plus, but not essential. All dancers fly in the show. Auditions for female dancers will be held in Stuttgart on 12 & 13 January 2015 and for male dancers on 13 & 14 January 2015. Dancers should be prepared to stay both days. Contract: planned 1 year. Rehearsals begin: April 2015. For audition appointments please send applications with current CV, including height, in PDF format only with photo to: firstname.lastname@example.org Cora Asshauer, Casting Associate. Deadline for applications: 5 December 2014.
Danish Dance Theatre
is looking for experienced contemporary dancers with a strong technique and good improvisational skills. Audition dates: 20 – 21 January 2015, in Copenhagen, by invitation only. Deadline for applications: 16 November 2014. Applicants must complete the online application form at www.danskdanseteater.dk Successful applicants will be contacted by 15 December 2014.
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 7 December 2014 at 11:00 (ladies) and 13:30 (gentlemen) in the Opera Leipzig. To apply, please follow the link http://oper-leipzig.de/leipziger-ballett/audition/ and fill out the application form.
Compagnie Octavio de la Roza – Lausanne, Switzerland
is looking for 1 soloist male dancer for some projects. Auditions will be by invitation and will take place in Lausanne as soon as possible. European citizens only or with a valid work permit will be considered. The candidates shall have an excellent classical and contemporary background and a strong experience on stage. Please send your video links, CV and photos to email@example.com. Website www.octaviodelaroza.com
For the season 2015/2016 Goyo Montero, Director of the Nuremberg Ballet, is looking for female and male soloists. An excellent level in classical and contemporary technique and experience of min 2 years in professional dance is required. Please send inscription with CV, dance pictures and headshot until latest 19 December 2014 to: Staatstheater Nürnberg, Ballettdirektion, Richard-Wagner-Platz 2-10, D-90443 Nürnberg, Germany or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: +49-911-231-82 38
Audition For Professional Dancers
Ballet National De Marseille - Emio Greco I Pieter C.Scholten Taking place in Marseille, France on November 28-29 and 30, 2014 Possible contract from January 2015. Emio Greco I Pieter C. Scholten are looking for strong male and female dancers with a solid ballet and contemporary technique and a strong personality. The willingness to improvise and experiment is required. Please have a short (max. 3 min) solo prepared for the audition. Pointe shoes may be requested.If you are interested, please send your CV and a headshot (no dance pictures) to: email@example.com and specify which period suits you better. The audition will take place at the Ballet National de Marseille : 20 bd Gabès – 13008 Marseille. France. The schedule for the audition will be communicated to you via e-mail.
Principal and Soloist Male Dancers - English National Ballet
ENB brings world-class classical ballet to the widest possible audience - delighting them with the traditional and inspiring them with the new. We are seeking classically trained male ballet dancers to join the Company to dance Principal and Soloist roles and you should currently have relevant experience to at least soloist level. To apply, please submit a comprehensive CV, ONE full-length ballet photograph and if possible a link to youtube showing examples of your work to: Lia Buddle, Artistic Assistant, English National Ballet, Markova House, 39 Jay Mews, London SW7 2ES. Or via email to: Lia.Buddle@ballet.org.uk Closing date no later than 6 pm on Friday 24th October 2014. Please note we will not be able to accept any applications by fax.Successful applicants will be contacted to take company class as well as audition privately. We regret that we will not be able to provide any further feedback on this occasion.
Ballet Theatre UK - Audition
Ballet Theatre UK are looking for male and female dancers with strong classical technique. 12 month contracts will be offered starting in January 2015. The audition will be conducted in a full ballet class (barre/centre), at the BTUK Studios, November 2014. Girls - 160-165cm. Boys - 170-185cm. Application only: firstname.lastname@example.org www.ballettheatreuk.com Previous applicants need not apply.
Spellbound - Audition 15 December
Spellbound Contemporary Ballet - Artistic Direction Mauro Astolfi; General Manager Valentina Marini - will be holding an audition on 15 December 2014, 13:30, at Henny Jurriëns Stichting Amsterdam, Bellamystraat 47-49, 1053 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The company requires strong, versatile contemporary female dancers, aged 18+, with strong ballet technique. The audition will comprise a ballet class and a choreographic workshop. Please send applications including CV, photos and video link to: email@example.com www.spellboundance.com
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 December 7th, 2014 at 11 a.m. (ladies) and 1:30 p.m. (gentlemen) in the Opera Leipzig. To apply, please follow the link http://oper-leipzig.de/leipziger-ballett/audition/ and fill out the application form.