Auditions and Jobs

Auditions and Jobs

Notices for auditions, jobs and paid employment within the dance industry for inclusion in the JANUARY 2016 magazine should be submitted before the deadline 5 DECEMBER 2015 or can be submitted at any time for immediate posting on the website for a fee, paid by card on booking. Please contact Katie or Naresh at [email protected] 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!


new artistic director - Igor Zelensky, Season 2016-17 - is holding an audition on 31 January 2016. The company is looking for dancers with excellent classical technique. Ladies min height 1.65m/5’5”. Gentlemen min. height 1.80m/5’11”. 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. Please apply on with CV, portrait, full-length body photo, video (classical variation). For further questions, please contact Bettina Kräutler, Platzl 7, D-80331 Munich, Germany. Tel: +49 (0)89 2185 1701. [email protected]

artistic director Christian Spuck - will be auditioning for the 2016-17 season on 17 January 2016 at the Zurich Opera House. Requirements: age 18 - 22, solid classical training and experience in modern technique. Audition by invitation only. Please send CV, photos and videos to: [email protected]

artistic director David Nixon - is looking for male and female dancers who are open-minded, creative and imaginative, with strong classical technique and pointe work, exceptional partnering skills and strength. A closed audition, by invitation only, will be held in Leeds on 14 February 2016. To apply, please submit a full CV (which must include, height, weight, date of birth and nationality), recent full-length classical dance photos and a DVD of centre class work in leotard/tights (ladies on pointe), showing combinations both sides of adage, pirouettes, small and large jumps and a travelling combination (no costumes please) to: Matt Lawn, Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA by Monday 18 January

Direction Robert Conn - will be holding an audition on 24 January 2016, 11:30. Strong classical technique including pointe work and contemporary performing experience required. Minimum height 1.62m (female) and 1.78m (male). Participation by invitation only. Please send your CV and pictures to Theater Augsburg, Balletbüro, Kasernstrasse 4 - 6, D-86152 Augsburg, Germany. [email protected]

Artistic director Fleur Darkin - is looking for creative and versatile male and female dancers with a minimum of three years performance experience since graduation. Candidates should possess strong technical and performance skills and a broad experience including ballet, contemporary dance improvisation and contact work. Full-time contracts from Summer 2016. For full application details please visit the opportunities page in the Company section of our website: Application deadline: 22 January 2016. Auditions in London: 27 February 2016 (recall 28 February 2016).

Artistic director Christian Spuck - is looking for a ballet master for the 2016-17 season. For more information please visit

Ballet director Manuel Legris - will be auditioning for female and male dancers between 18 and 27 years with strong classical technique and at least two years of professional experience for the season 2016/2017 on 10 January 2016. Class will start at 10:00. Female dancers no smaller than 1.65 m and no taller than 1.72 m, male dancers no smaller than 1.76 m. Please prepare a classical variation - for girls en pointe - and bring along a CD with the music. Place: Vienna State Opera, Opernring 2, A-1010 Wien. Please send applications by 4 December 2015 including CV, height and max. 3 photos to: [email protected] Only selected dancers will be invited personally by email to attend the audition.

Under the directorship of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Tamas Moricz - is looking for three female corps de ballet members for its upcoming production of Sleeping Beauty by Marcia Haydée. The contract runs from 22 February - 18 April 2016 with performances at the Stadsschouwburg in Antwerp and Opera Ghent. A high level of classical ballet training, partnering and pointe work is required. Minimum two years of performing experience. The audition is by invitation only. Please send your full resume, a portrait, a full body picture (frontal and preferably an arabesque or attitude photo as well) and a video link of yourself in a classical variation en pointe. If you are selected you will be invited to participate in company class and to a private audition on a suitable date before the end of January. Further requirements: EU citizenship; European health insurance; minimum age: 18; height requirement: 162-170cm. Please send your application to [email protected] before 15 December and include all the requested material to receive a response. 

is looking for male and female dancers, guest dancers and apprentices for season 2016-17. A strong classical and contemporary technique, theatrical skills and extensive experience with improvisation are required. Professional experience of at least three years after graduation is mandatory (except for apprentices). The minimum height for men is 1.75 m / 5‘9‘‘ (except apprentices). Please send a CV in English with headshot (max. 1 page, specifying age, nationality, height and weight), max. 2 dance photos and links to dance videos to [email protected] The application deadline is 16 January 2016. Please send only links to videos and clearly indicate your position if several dancers are shown. If you are not available for the entire season, please specify the possible working periods.Audition by invitation only, the date is 20 - 22 February 2016. Applicants will be notified by 2 February 2016. No notice of receipt will be sent.

Co-Artistic Directors Lillian Barbeito + Tina Finkelman Berkett seek 2 soloist caliber female dancers and 1 male dancer. Repertory includes works by: Barak Marshall, Victor Quijada, Hofesh Shechter, and Richard Siegal. Audition is by invitation only on January 2. To apply, send photos, cv, and video links to: [email protected]

Director: Ralf Dörnen is looking for dancers for the season 15/16. Strong classical technique (point work) required as well as modern skills. BallettVorpommern (13 dancers) is a classically trained company. The repertory consists of full length story ballets as well as neoclassical short ballets and contemporary creations with young choreographers. To apply for a private audition please send information material (CV, photos and/or video links) to [email protected]

is looking for an Artistic Director to lead one of Europe’s major contemporary dance companies and to be involved in creating new works, expressions and art forms with a clear, artistic vision. For more information, please visit

artistic director Ted Brandsen - will be auditioning for the 2016-17 season on 16 January 2016, for strong classically trained dancers who will be graduating this year or next year. Height minimums: female 1.65 m/male 1.80 m. Location: Nationale Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam. To apply for this audition, go to and fill out your application online. Application deadline: 10 December 2015. Participation by pre-selection only. Selected dancers will receive an invitation.

artistic ballet director Ben Van Cauwenbergh - is searching for a Ballet Master with several years of experience in this position for the season 2016/2017. In addition to giving company classes and coaching, obligations include instructing and directing rehearsals in modern and classical repertoire. Please contact [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the end of December 2015; interviews/auditions will take place by invitation only.

ballet director Goyo Montero - is looking for male and female soloists with an excellent level in classical and contemporary technique and a minimum of two years’ professional experience in dance. Please send applications with CV, dance photos/video links and headshot before 31 December 2015 to: [email protected] Nuremberg Ballet, Ballet Director Goyo Montero, Richard-Wagner-Platz 2-10, D-90443 Nuremberg, Germany.

will be auditioning for soloists - two male and two female - minimum age 20 years old, on 9 January 2016, 10:30. Venue: Teatros del Canal, c/Cea Bermúdez 1, Madrid. Please send CV, video and photo before 31 December 2015 to [email protected]

Under the directorship of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Tamas Moricz - is looking for three temporary female corps de ballet members for its upcoming production of The Sleeping Beauty by Marcia Haydée. The contract runs from 22 February until 18 April 2016 with performances held at the Stadsschouwburg in Antwerp and Opera Ghent. Requirements: a high level of classical ballet​ training​, partnering and pointe work; minimum two years of performing experience. The audition is by invitation only. Please send your full résumé, a portrait, a full-body picture (frontal, and preferably an arabesque or attitude photo as well) and a video link of yourself in a classical variation on pointe. If you are selected, you will be invited to participate in company class and to​ a private audition on a suitable date before the end of January. Further requirements: EU citizenship, European Health Insurance. Minimum age: 18. Height Requirement: 162-170 cm. Please send all the requested material, before 15 December 2015, to [email protected]

West Australian Ballet - Artistic director Aurelien Scannella - seeks expressions of interest for male and female Principal Dancer positions, beginning in January 2016 or later. Applicants should have a strong classical technique. To register your interest, please send your CV, photos and recent video to [email protected] Please put 'Principal Dancer' as subject header. Please note, auditions are by invitation only.

Choreographer Martino Müller - NDP Project and Enzo Products is looking for professional artists with stage experience(age between 18 and 38 years old):
Professional female/male DANCERS with a strong Modern and Contemporary dance technique.
Professional male ACROBATS/DANCERS with a very good technique of Tumbling, Back Flips and Back Somersault.
Professional male BREAKDANCERS with a very good technique of Head Spin and power moves combo (Windmill, Thomas and Air tack).
AUDITIONS: Week 13 December 2015 In Paris ONLY with appointment. REHEARSALS: info by email later. PERFORMANCES: info by email later.
Please send ASAP a PHOTO and a CV by email to: [email protected]
Subjects of your emails: - Dancers: Casting NDP - Dance; Acrobats: Casting NDP - Acrobat; Break Dancers: Casting NDP - Breaker.
Closing date 10 December 2015.

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 [email protected] Further information about the school can be found at

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected] attention Mr. Dobrovolskiy.