Auditions & Jobs


STATE OPERA PLOVDIV, BULGARIA – BALLET DANCERS


State Opera Plovdiv, Bulgaria, is auditioning ballet dancers – EU citizens - corps de ballet, soloists and principal, for classical ballet productions, modern dance, opera, musical and children’s spectacles in 2020 and 2021. Dancers must perform classical exercise, contemporary improv and own dance material (classical or contemporary) up to 2 minutes. A standard salary over a fixed term is offered with an option for bonuses and permanent engagement. The auditions will be held on 14 December 2019. Application documents: CV, photos, web links of recent works and a letter of interest to be submitted by 30 November to: castingoperaplovdiv@gmail.com


THE LEIPZIG BALLET - MALE AND FEMALE DANCERS


The Leipzig Ballet, artistic director Mario Schröder, requires dancers (m/f/d) for the 2020/21 season. A high level in both classical and modern dance (with pointe work) and company experience is required. The audition will take place on Sunday, December 8th, 2019, 11.00 a.m. (ladies/d) and 2:00 p.m. (gentlemen/d) in the Opera Leipzig.
To apply, please follow the link
https://www.oper-leipzig.de/en/kontakt/audition and fill out the application form. You will be notified by e-mail.


BALLETT AM RHEIN - DANCERS 2020/21 SEASON


Ballett am Rhein – designated ballet director Demis Volpi –
is holding an audition for the 2020/21 season on 2 February 2020 in Düsseldorf (Germany). The company is looking for professional female / male /diverse dancers with excellent technique in classical ballet and in contemporary dance.
 Audition by invitation only.
 Deadline for applications: 13 December 2019. 
For more information: https://operamrhein.de/en_EN/auditions


AUDITION – TANZTHEATER WUPPERTAL PINA BAUSCH


Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch is holding audition for experienced male and female dancers. pina-bausch.de Requirements Dancers with a high level of dance skills and post educational work. Audition  on 18, 19, 20 January 2020. Please be available all three days. Those invited receive a notification mid-December. Application prodedure / Please note audition is by invitation only. We only accept applications through MyNetwork, our web based recruiting system. Please send your application with a recent clear headshot and a video-link if you have. Applications which do not meet the above mentioned description will not be accepted. Last application date: 1 December 2019. Please apply HERE


COMPANY WORDSTARS - FEMALE AND MALE PRINCIPAL DANCERS


Company WORLDSTARS, the organizer of world ballet stars gala concerts and full-length ballet performances in Sweden, Latvia and Norway, is looking for female and male soloists and principal dancers for the 2019/20 season. Please send your video and CV: worldstars@inbox.lv
Info: www.etoileballetgala.com​


AGUDO DANCE COMPANY - DANCERS


Agudo Dance Company (UK) seek 7 dancers for a production of Carmen. Strong contemporary dance technique is essential. Apply by Friday 6 December to clairepooka@gmail.com Audition dates: 19, 20, 21 December: Auditions by invitation only. Creation and tour: From May 2020. www.joseagudo.co.uk


NORTHERN BALLET


Northern Ballet – artistic director David Nixon – are looking for male and female dancers. Northern Ballet tours the UK and overseas extensively. Our repertoire is a varied and imaginative mix of neo-classical and classical narrative ballets. You should be open-minded, creative and imaginative with strong classical technique and pointe work, exceptional partnering skills and strength.Closed audition, by invitation only, will be held in Leeds on Sunday 2 February 2020. Height requirements: women: 150cm - 164cm (5ft -5ft 4in) Men: 175cm -182cm (5ft 8in - 6ft). 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 and large jumps with battu; a travelling combination. This must be in leotards/tights with ladies on pointe. Variations will not be considered. Closing date for applications: Friday 17 January 2020. To apply complete online application form and upload video of centre class work: northernballet.com/auditions. Online applications only.


DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY



Classical Ballet teacher the Dutch National Ballet Academy
(0.5 - 0.7 FTE)
Location: Amsterdam. Salary: competitive.
Posting Date: 11 October 2019.  Closing Date: 11 November 2019.

For the Dutch National Ballet Academy (NBA), we are looking, as from 1 January 2020, for a: Classical Ballet teacher Dutch National Ballet Academy (0.5 - 0.7 FTE). The Dutch National Ballet Academy (NBA) is the top classical dance training in the Netherlands, under the artistic direction of Ernst Meisner. The NBA trains talented young dancers to the highest level and consists of an internal preliminary course and a contiguous higher professional degree programme (Dutch hbo). The Dutch National Ballet Academy is the only ballet study programme affiliated with the internationally renowned ballet company the Dutch National Ballet. The NBA trains talented children to become professional classical dancers who excel in both romantic classical and modern ballet repertoire. The Classical Ballet teacher will form part of a team of about 15 teachers and will work at both the Agamamnonstraat (preliminary course) and the Jodenbreestraat (higher professional education) location. The NBA currently has approx. 145 pupils and students, and is a training that is continuously being developed. More information about this vacancy, please visit our website: https://www.atd.ahk.nl/en/news-and-events/vacancies/job/classical-ballet-teacher-dutch-national-ballet-academy/ You can send your application, furnished with a letter of motivation and CV, to the Academy of Theatre and Dance up to and including 11 November, attn. René Vlemmix, NBA business manager, via e-mail to vacature-atd@ahk.nl stating ‘NBA Classical Ballet teacher’.


ESTONIAN NATIONAL BALLET


Estonian National Ballet’s new Artistic Director, Linnar Looris, is holding auditions for Corps de Ballet, Soloist, and Principal Dancer ranks for the 20/21 season.
The audition is by Invitation Only. 
Men minimum height 174 cm (5’7) and Women minimum height 160 cm (5’2).
Please send your CV, head shot, full dance shot, and dance video links to: kaire.kasetalu@ballet.ee
Estonian National Ballet’s repertoire consists of major classical ballets by local and international choreographers. 
The company has around 11 different productions per season and performs between 80-90 shows a year (Repertory link: http://www.opera.ee/en/lavastused/ballet-2/).


ROYAL NEW ZEALAND BALLET - IMMEDIATE VACANCY MALE DANCER


Royal New Zealand Ballet has an immediate position available for a male dancer. One short term contract for its Hansel & Gretel production, available through until 15 December. To submit an application for this position, email auditions@rnzb.org.nz with your current resume, headshot, 2-3 dance photos (.jpg format) and a link to video footage. Video footage links should be YouTube or Vimeo links, not Dropbox or Google Drive. Video footage should include a known classical variation and a contemporary work.


JOHANN STRAUSS GALA TOUR


Raymond Gubbay Limited are seeking two female dancer and a cover dancer to be part of an ensemble of 6 (3 female and 3 male) with strong classical technique, to perform in the Johann Strauss Gala tour 2019/2020. The Johann Strauss Gala tour is a semi-staged show featuring orchestra, dancers and singers performing a programme of Viennese music choreographed/directed by Alexandra Worrall and conducted and presented by John Rigby. Rehearsals in London will begin on Saturday 14th December 2019 and running until Monday 23rd December. The first performance is at the Bridgewater Hall on Saturday 28th December 2019 and the tour finishes on Saturday 25th January 2020 in Dublin. We are planning to hold auditions in central London on Sunday 29th September, and would be interested to receive details of dancers fully available for the rehearsal and performance period with strong classical technique and experience in pointe work. Both would need to be demonstrated at audition. For consideration for audition, please submit CVs and photographs to Elizabeth Webb at ewebb@raymondgubbay.co.uk


GRAND AUDITION - APPLICATIONS OPEN


D&D ART PRODUCTIONS will be holding the 5th edition of GRAND AUDITION for professional dancers and graduate students between 17 – 26 years of age, on Tuesday the 4th, and Wednesday the 5th of February 2020, at the Teatre-Auditori Sant Cugat, Barcelona, Spain. GRAND AUDITION was founded in 2016 by David and Daria Makhateli, directors of the D&D Art Productions. It is the first and only international ballet company audition project which helps young professional ballet dancers and graduate students to demonstrate their skills in front of several artistic directors of the world’s leading ballet companies. Participating artistic directors for 2020 will include directors of Northern Ballet, Norwegian National Ballet, Dutch National Ballet (Junior Company), Finnish National Ballet, Houston Ballet, Ural Opera Ballet, Joffrey Ballet and Semperoper Ballett. Applications are now open at www.grandaudition.net. Deadline for applications: 30 December 2019.


PHOENIX DANCE THEATRE - MALE AND FEMALE DANCERS


Phoenix Dance Theatre - artistic director Sharon Watson - is holding an audition for an experienced male and female dancer to work with the acclaimed company from Spring 2020. Please send your CV with showreel and photos to recruitment@phoenixdancetheatre.co.uk by 5pm, 1 November 2019 with “Dancer Application” in the subject line. Auditions are by invitation only and will take place in Leeds on 29 November 2019. If you have not heard by this date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. Phoenix Dance Theatre particularly welcomes applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic dancers.


BALLET DU CAPITOLE - FEMALE SOLOIST


Théâtre du Capitole Toulouse/Ballet du Capitole – ballet director Kader Belarbi – has a vacancy for a female soloist for the 2019 - 20 season. Private audition by invitation will require the execution of a classical variation. Please send your application (CV, photos and DVD or video link) only by mail to: auditions.ballet@capitole.toulouse.fr Deadline: 15 December 2019.


SHECHTER II AUDITION, HOFESH SHECHTER COMPANY


Following the phenomenal success of Shechter II in 2018, Hofesh Shechter Company launches a global search for the next generation of outstanding 18-25-year-old dancers to join our 2020 programme. Download our job pack for full details: https://www.hofesh.co.uk/about-us/opportunities-2/