Grand Audition in Brussels, 2016. Photo: Emma Kauldhar
Auditions & Jobs
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The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a Non-Tenure Track, Assistant Professor of Practice in Ballet Technique. USC Kaufman seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to teach all levels of ballet technique for undergraduate dance majors, non-majors, and minors. Successful candidates will have significant professional and/or university-level experience in teaching ballet technique, men’s ballet technique, classical male variations, classical partnering and contemporary partnering as well as teaching and/or staging classical and/or contemporary masterworks. Experience in teaching other areas of dance is desirable but not required. Starting date: August 15, 2018. Initial appointment will be for a period of three years. Renewal beyond the initial period of appointment is possible, but not guaranteed. Review of applications to begin September 15, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. To learn more and to submit an application online, please visit: For additional information, please visit our website and/or contact

The London production of Christopher Wheeldon’s An American In Paris is recruiting experienced professional ballet dancers who can work in the UK. Applicants must be adults with extensive ballet training and excellent classical technique, including pointe for women. Ability in jazz dancing and singing is an advantage. If you wish to be considered, please send an email to: Please include a picture and CV and your contact information. You should be available to undertake a contract from early 2018. The deadline for submissions is 31st July 2017. Musical Theatre performers without formal extensive ballet training should not reply to this advertisement. Any theatre industry casting will be announced separately. We will consider applications from anyone who has auditioned previously. Auditions will be held at a central London location between late July - September 2017. Please go to News at 

DeNada Dance Theatre (choreographer Carlos Pons Guerra) is seeking male dancers with excellent classical and contemporary technique, with unique personalities, skills in character work and theatricality, for the creation and UK national tour of its new full-length narrative production, Toro: DeNada’s Beauty and the Bull. The creation will take place between 21st August - 22nd September 2017, at DanceXchange, Birmingham, with a further production and touring period between March and May 2018. The company is offering two professional contracts and two paid apprentice contracts: professional candidates must have a minimum of three years experience with a professional company, whilst apprentices must have a minimum of three years of vocational training in a recognised conservatoire. Skills in acrobatics, circus and drag will be a bonus, but not necessary. An audition, by invitation only, will take place at DanceXchange, Birmingham (UK), on 30th July 2017, from 10.30 - 18.00. Selected candidates will be required to attend all day. For more information, and to apply, please send an email with an expression of interest (specifying what contract(s) you wish to apply for), current CV and video links of recent work to, no later than July 25th. 

Ballett Kiel - director: Yaroslav Ivanenko - is looking for one professional male dancer (full contract) and one female guest dancer from Northern Germany for the season 2017/2018. Male dancer must be at least 1.80m. Strong classical technique as well as contemporary technique and improvisation skills required. Professional experience preferred. Please prepare one classical and one contemporary variation. To apply for the audition, send CV, photos and video files (one classical and one contemporary variation) to: Theater Kiel, Ballett Kiel, Rathausplatz 4, 24103 Kiel, Germany or by email: Deadline for applications: 30 June 2017.

ALIENOR ballet contemporain – artistic director associate: Pascal Touzeau – based in Bordeaux, is looking for male and female dancers aged 18-24 years for the 2017/2018 season. Applicants must have strong classical and contemporary technique. The auditions will take place in Bordeaux from 3 July 2017. To apply, please submit CV and photos (max. 3) plus video of a solo (YouTube or Vimeo link) to:

Hofesh Shechter Company are auditioning for eight paid apprentice dancers between the ages of 18 and 25 for its apprentice programme, Shechter II.  All auditions will be held in London – UK based dancers will be auditioned on 25 August 2017 and internationally based dancers on 26 August 2017. All dancers should make themselves available to attend the recall audition, if requested, on 27 August 2017. The Shechter II programme runs from January – November 2018, with contracts beginning on 2 January 2018. Apprentices will receive a salary of £250 per week and, when on tour outside of London, accommodation, a nominal per diem and all travel expenses in addition to the basic salary. For full details visit Applications close on 13 August 2017. Dancers must be eligible to live and work in the UK in order to participate in the apprentice dancer programme. 

Audition to recruit dancers for the corps de ballet, temporary and permanent contracts, will be held on 6 July 2017 at the Palais Garnier in Paris. The audition is open to candidates who are between the ages of 16 and 26 on the date of registration. All applications will be processed and a shortlist of successful candidates will be prepared. Deadline for applications: 12 June 2017. More info LINK

Seeking exceptional versatile female ballet dancer for short art film. Character - Mistress of Tears. Very sensual, seductive, excellent actress. Please submit a video of work en pointe, CV, and headshot to All expenses paid + pay. 2 weeks in U.S. 

Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company – artistic director Jacopo Godani – is looking for exceptional artists with solid classical ballet technique, excellent coordination and flexibility with regards to intellectual, physical and artistic challenges in a demanding environment. Female dancers should have a confident approach to pointe work. Candidates are requested to apply by e-mail, including headshot (max. 1MB) + CV (PDF file/Word.doc) and video link to: Audition by invitation only. 

Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre - artistic director Krzysztof Pastor - is seeking a ballet master to teach classes and take rehearsals. Candidates should have experience of working with major companies and choreographers. To apply, please send your CV to Please note that applicants will be notified after 1 June 2017.

Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada, Artistic Director Igor Dobrovolskiy is looking for male and female dancers for the 2017-2018 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.