Auditions and Jobs

Auditions and Jobs
Audiciones y bolsa de empleo

Notices (up to 40 words) for auditions, jobs and paid employment within the dance industry should be submitted for possible inclusion in the February 2015 magazine and website postings by 5 January 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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Tanzcompagnie Gießen – Tarek Assam, Stadttheater Gießen, Germany
is looking for experienced dancers with excellent classical and contemporary technique for next season. The audition will take place on March 1st, 2015 at the studios of the Tanzcompagnie Gießen. Applications with CV and portrait should be sent to tanzdramaturgie@stadttheater-giessen.de Participation is by invitation only! Closing date for applications is the 26th of February.

Compagnie Octavio de la Roza – Lausanne
is looking for 1 soloist female dancer with excellent classical and contemporary background and a strong experience on stage. Minimum height required is 185cm. The contract is from 1st March until 31 July 2015. 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. Please send your video links, CV and photos to auditions@octaviodelaroza.com. Website -
www.octaviodelaroza.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.

DV8 Physical Theatre
Open Audition for Male Performer to join the cast of JOHN for European Tour - September-December 2015. Audition Details – 25th January from 11am at Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London. E1 6AB. This is an Open Audition; you are not required to submit an application in advance. Call-backs on 26th January. For full details visit dv8.co.uk/latest-news

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, February 22nd, 2015 at 11 a.m. (ladies) and 1:30 p.m. (gentlemen) in the Opera Leipzig. To apply, please follow the link leipziger ballett and fill out the application form.

Ballet Auditions
The Teatro alla Scala Foundation is holding an international competition for the corps de ballet positions in the Ballet Company of the Theatre. For more information visit: www.teatroallascal.org

Béjart Ballet Lausanne
is looking ofr male and female soloists with high level technique. Minimum height for male dancers: 180 cm. Audition by invitation only. Please send CV and photos to j.arozarena@bejart.ch

Vienna Festival Ballet
Will be auditioning, by invitation only, in London for Spring tour 2015 - Sleeping Beauty & 35th Anniversary Gala. Male and female strong classical dancers required. Max height for girls 1.66m. Date: Sunday 25th January 2015. Time: 1pm. Where: Dance Attic Studios, 368 North End Road, London SW6 1LY (nearest tube is Fulham Broadway. Applicants must be available to start work from 2nd February and have the right to live and work in the UK. Tour ends 31 May 2015. Please send cv and photos to info@viennafestivalballet.com

Audition for male and female dancers
The Ballet company of South Bohemian Theatre – reformed company with artistic director Attila Egerházi – will be holding an audition for professional dancers (with classical education, technique and as well with strong modern dance and stage experiences) for the season 2015/2016. Repertory: choreographers: Attila Egerházi, Jiří Kylián, Petr Zuska, Václav Kuneš, Mário Radačovský, Rui Horta. To apply for private audition, please, send CV with portrait and dance photo by e-mail balet@jihoceskedivadlo.cz. The audition will take place on 8th February 2015 at 10 a.m. for men and at 1 p.m. for women in ballet studio of South Bohemian Theatre.

AKCT seeks two highly skilled, male contemporary dancers of South Asian origin for a new production for young audiences based on Akram Khan’s award-winning solo DESH. Candidates must also have confident vocal skills and a good command of the English language. Dancers must be available for the creation and touring from August 2015 to February 2016. Application Deadline: Friday 16 January 2015 at 5pm (UK time); Audition (by invitation only): 11-13 February 2015 in London, UK. Full audition notice: akct.org.yj

New English Ballet Theatre
will be auditioning male and female dancers aged 18 - 28, with strong classical technical and partnering ability, on 1 March 2015, in London. Contract from 20th April through the end of July 2015, with possible extension to August. Audition by invitation only. Online applications only at nebt.co.uk. Closing date: 31 January 2015. Must have the right to live and work in the UK.

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

San Francisco Ballet
Artistic director Helgi Tomasson - is seeking experienced, classically trained, male principal dancers. Applicants must be at least six feet tall. Please send CV, photos and video sample to: Auditions@sfballet.org

Víctor Ullate Ballet Comunidad de Madrid will be auditioning for two male and two female soloists, minimum age 20 years, on 28 February 2015, 10:30 at the Teatros del Canal, c/Cea Bermúdez, 1, Madrid, Spain. Please send CV, video and photo to: info@victorullate.com

Scottish Dance Theatre - 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 2015. For application details please visit https://scottishdancetheatre.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0yvd Application deadline is 21 February 2015. Auditions in London on 11 April 2015 (recall 12 April 2015).

The Royal Ballet School, London - Teacher Training Coordinator
As we look to expand our training opportunities to dance teachers, a new role has been created to provide administrative support to the Teacher Training Manager with producing a busy and varied programme. There will also be the opportunity to teach on courses, workshops and seminars throughout the year. This role is offered part-time starting at 3 days/week increasing to 4 days/week from September 2015. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. Please see our website for further information and how to apply: http://www.royalballetschool.org.uk/information/work-with-us/current-vacancies/ Closing date for applications: 9am, 22 January 2015

Ballett am Rhein Düsseldorf Duisburg
Artistic Director: Martin Schläpfer, requires an experienced and dedicated dance pianist, specialized in playing for daily professional class, in a full-time position starting season 2015/16. Further requirements are preparing scores and attending rehearsal work. Please send your detailed application by January, 30th, 2015 to: Ballett am Rhein Düsseldorf Duisburg, Martin Schläpfer, Niederkasseler Kirchweg 36, D-40547 Düsseldorf/Germany or mail to: Ballettbuero@ballettamrhein.de. For more information go to: www.ballettamrhein.de

Northern Ballet
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

Ballett am Rhein Düsseldorf Duisburg - artistic director Martin Schläpfer - requires an experienced and dedicated dance pianist, specialised in playing for daily professional class, in a full-time position starting season 2015/16. Further requirements are preparing scores and attending rehearsal work. Please send your detailed application by 30 January 2015 to: Ballett am Rhein Düsseldorf Duisburg, Martin Schläpfer, Niederkasseler Kirchweg 36, D-40547 Düsseldorf, Germany or mail to: Ballettbuero@ballettamrhein.de. For more information go to:  www.ballettamrhein.de

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch will be auditioning for experienced female and male dancers for the 2015-16 season on 13, 14 & 15 March 2015. Applicants need to be available on all three days. Location will be confirmed after pre-selection. The audition will consist of a ballet class and choreographic movements from the company repertoire. Please send your complete applications (no videos!) to: Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch GmbH, Re Audition, Kurt-Drees Straße 4, 2283 Wuppertal, Germany. Deadline for applications: 31 January 2015. Applications must include: CV with portrait photo, last and first name, date of birth, sex, dance education and professional experience, postal address, phone number and email. Applications by email or incomplete applications will not be considered. Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch will not cover travel expenses or accommodation, however you will receive a certificate of attendance. Kindly note that applications will not be sent back but destroyed after the audition.

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

The Royal Ballet School is seeking a Teacher Training Coordinator. The new role has been created to provide administrative support to the Teacher Training Manager with producing a busy and varied programme. There will also be the opportunity to teach on courses, workshops and seminars throughout the year. This role is offered part-time, starting at 3 days/week increasing to 4 days/week from September 2015. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. Please see website for further information and how to apply: www.royalballetschool.org.uk/information/work-with-us/current-vacancies/ Closing date for applications: 9am, 22 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 story 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 Nixon OBE, Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA. The successful candidate will receive a £1,200 fee plus all reasonable expenses, accommodation and travel. www.northernballet.com

Northern Ballet - 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.

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. audition@staatsoper.de

Ballett Augsburg 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 ballettassistenz.theater@augsburg.de 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 christina.zimmermann@semperoper.de

The National Moravian-Silesian Theatre is looking for male soloists for the current season. Minimum height:177 cm, with 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: pavlina.machacova@vasedivadlo.cz.