Auditions & Jobs


Norrdans is the dance company of Northern Sweden. The company presents high-quality contemporary dance and choreography with a particular focus on young audiences. Norrdans are holding an audition on 9 March 2019 in Stockholm by invitation only. Applicants should apply at Deadline for applications: 10 December 2018


Ahead of our move to our new home at London City Island in 2019, we are expanding the Artistic Team with 3 additional roles.

Who you are: A passionate, committed and caring individual with a wide knowledge and experience of the artform. You will need to have previous experience of coaching both classical and contemporary repertoire, assisting choreographers in creations, setting existing works, teaching classes, and mentoring and supporting dancers through their careers. 

Purpose of the role: To mentor and support dancers’ wellbeing - both physical and pastoral. To support the maintenance of dancers’ technique by providing general training (class) to an outstanding level. To assist choreographers in the creation of new works, and to rehearse and maintain standards of existing repertoire. To mentor an allocated group of dancers in the Company, and to monitor individual dancers’ professional standards in rehearsal and performance, providing feedback and guidance as appropriate. To work with other members of the Artistic Team on casting of all performances.

Desirable: Basic knowledge of Microsoft office 

Place of work:  English National Ballet, Markova House, Jay Mews, London 

Hours of work: Normal company hours during rehearsal weeks are Monday to Friday 10.15am – 6.30pm and Saturdays 10.15am to 2.30pm with suitable breaks. During performance weeks, hours are variable and evening working, and weekend working will be required from time to time. Extensive travel within the UK and further afield will be necessary.  

How to apply: Visit our website to view the full job details and to download the job description:  


Skånes Dansteater invites professional dancers with strong contemporary dance technique and solid musicality, with a deep interest in ensemble work and strong personal integrity and stage presence to audition for the 2019/20 season. We are searching for dancers for yearly or production based contracts. Auditions will be held at Skånes Dansteater, Östra Varvsgatan 13A, Malmö, Sweden on February 9–10, 2019. Audition by invitation only. Skånes Dansteater is a contemporary repertory company based in Malmö, Sweden. We present 80 performances, in Malmö and on tour, and 150 community activities annually. The theatre consists of 40 persons, of which 16 are dancers. Complete your application on Deadline for applications: November 30, 2018.


Wayne McGregor is seeking male and female dancers with strong classical and contemporary technique for freelance contracts with Company Wayne McGregor commencing in April and August 2019. To apply, please visit Deadline for applications: 19/12/2018, 5pm


Audition the 13th of January 2019, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). Scapino Ballet Rotterdam, the contemporary dance company of the City of Rotterdam, is looking for experienced male/female dancers with excellent technique (classical and contemporary) and a creative personality for the season 2019/2020. The creative participation of dancers in the artistic proces is essential. Please send your resumé, video and photographs before Monday December 10th to: Audition is by invitation only. Accepted applicants will be contacted with further details.


Compagnia Zappalà Danza is looking for male and female dancers for the new creation by Roberto Zappalà which will be premiered in June 2019. The contract runs from April 2019 with the possibility to renew it. Strong classical and contemporary technique is required. Auditions will be held in London, Rome, Barcelona, Berlin, The Hague and Milan between December 2018 and January 2019, by invitation only. The applicants should register online on the website 


The Leipzig Ballet, artistic director Mario Schröder, requires dancers for the 2019/20 season. A high level in both classical and modern dance (with pointe work) is required. The audition will take place on Sunday, December 9th, 2018, 11 a.m. (ladies) and 2:00 p.m. (gentlemen) in the Opera Leipzig. To apply, please follow the link and fill out the application form. (Deadline is December 4th, 2018.)  You will be notified by e-mail.


Boston Ballet and BBII are holding auditions by invitation only. Applicants should apply by email, sending the material as requested at


Bayerisches Staatsballett is looking for dancers with excellent classical technique. Positions are available from corps de ballet to principal, both ladies and gentlemen. Ladies min. height 1.65 m/5'5”; gentlemen min. 1.80 m/5'11''. Please apply via with CV, portrait, full-length body photo and a recording of a classical variation. Invitations will be sent out once all online applications have been reviewed. Application deadline: 21 January 2019. Contact: Bayerisches Staatsballett, Platzl 7, D-80331 Munich, Germany. Tel: +49 (0)89 21 85 17 01


My Ship. My Dream. My Job! Mein Schiff are looking for professional dancers for high quality shows and theatre productions aboard its ships. Open calls on 3 November 2018, 9:30 am, in Sitges and 
on 4 November 2018, 9:30 am, in Barcelona. Applicants must have an excellent professional dance level in Ballet, Contemporary, partner work, Jazz and Latin; ability to learn choreography quickly and precisely; experience in performing on stage; teamwork, motivation, English skills. 6-8 weeks paid rehearsals in Berlin, Germany with choreographers of classical, contemporary, jazz and latin styles; 6 month contracts on board; follow up contracts after successful partnerships.  Contracts start spring 2019 or later. PROMO of shows: Apply at:


State Opera Plovdiv, Bulgaria, is looking for ballet dancers – only male EU citizens - corps de ballet, soloists and principal, for classical ballet productions and tours under the program "Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019" in 2018 and 2019. Dancers must have a strong classical technique and must be able to meet the challenges of the major classical ballet titles. A standard salary over 12 months is offered with an option for bonuses and permanent engagement after 2019. Application documents: CV, photos, web links of recent works and a letter of interest to be submitted by December 2nd, 2018 to:


The Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden invites applications for the following position (beginning winter semester 2019/2020):Professor for Classical Dance (W2 BBesO W). The ideal candidate will be able to teach classical ballet and classical ballet theory to all levels, with a focus on pointe work, in both the Dancer and Teacher Training Programmes. The candidate should possess a large knowledge in classical and neo-classical repertoire and an experience with the repertoire of George Balanchine would be highly appreciated. For a further job description and employment conditions please see § 58 and § 67 of the Sächsisches Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz – SächsHSFG. The Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden is an equal opportunity employer with a non-discriminatory policy and especially encourages women to apply. Disabled candidates with equal qualifications are given preferential consideration. Civil servant status can be granted for this position, following completion of the necessary qualifications. There will be an initial selection of candidates based upon the written application followed by an invitation to a job interview and audition class to be taught in Dresden/Germany. Application deadline for all applications with a letter of motivation, a complete CV, artistic and pedagogical background and a copy of the academic degree is November 30, 2018. Please send your application to: Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden, Human Resources – Mrs. Christine Gölker, Basteiplatz 4, 01277 Dresden, Germany/ With an online application, you as an applicant agree that your data can be electronically processed and stored.


Northern Ballet – artistic director: David Nixon – are looking for male and female dancers. Applicants should be open-minded, creative and imaginative with strong classical technique and pointe work, exceptional partnering skills and strength. Height requirements: women - maximum 168 cm; men - minimum 178 cm. To apply please submit a current CV & video of centre class work, which must include the following long combinations on both sides: adage; pirouettes; small & large jumps with battu; a travelling combination. This must be in leotard/tights with ladies on pointe. Variations will not be considered. The closing date for applications is Friday 11 January 2019. A closed audition, by invitation, will be held in Leeds on Sunday 27 January 2019. For more details and to apply please visit:


Phoenix Dance Theatre - artistic director: Sharon Watson - is holding an audition for experienced male and female dancers (with a minimum of two years’ professional experience) to work with the acclaimed company from January 2019. Please send your CV with showreel and photos to by 5 p.m. on 4 November 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by 9 November and invited to audition in Leeds on 30 November. As a company that embodies the spirit of multicultural Britain we encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.


Cirque du Soleil is seeking new talent for its current shows and upcoming creations - professional dancers, all styles. For more information on upcoming auditions worldwide please visit


We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic professional female dance instructors for Brava Studio, an upcoming Performing Arts Studio based in Doha, Qatar
·      Professionally trained and with teaching experience in TWO OR MORE of the following dance styles: ballet, contemporary, hip hop and commercial dance.
·      Dynamic and engaging personality with ability to motivate a team of students
·      Fluent in English, as well as any other language is a plus
Compensation Package:
·      Three-month contract
·      Competitive salary with commission (to be disclosed upon inquiry)
·      Return flights covered
Interested applicants please send a copy of your CV, photos and sample videos to:


Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada, Artistic Director Igor Dobrovolskiy is looking for male dancers for the 2018-2019 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 Atlantique Canada tours nationally and internationally. A competitive salary over 40 + weeks is offered .   Dancers may send CV, photos and web link of recent work to attention Mr. Dobrovolskiy .


Le Ballet Atlantique du Canada est a la recherche de danseurs pour la saison 2018-2019. Les danseurs doivent posséder une solide technique classique. La compagnie a comme objectif principal la création d’œuvres originales, il faut donc que les danseurs puissent faire preuve de flexibilité et être capable de s’adapter a de nouvelles chorégraphies variées. Un salaire compétitif sur 40 + semaines est offert. Le ballet atlantique du Canada effectue des tournées nationales et internationales. Envoyez votre CV, vos photos et lien internet à l’attention d’Igor Dobrovolskiy à