Auditions & Jobs


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.


THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET – ARTISTIC DIRECTOR


The Australian Ballet is Australia’s flagship ballet company and one of the world’s leading ballet companies. Founded in 1962 and comprising 80 dancers, its diverse repertoire is built on the tradition of classical ballet and the best of contemporary ballet. Based in Melbourne, the company delivers over 240 performances annually in Australia and on regular international tours and has established a national and international reputation for outstanding performance excellence through its vision of “caring for tradition and daring to be different”. With the retirement of David McAllister AM in December 2020, the Board of The Australian Ballet is now seeking to appoint an inspirational, internationally- recognised person with outstanding artistic and leadership qualities to serve as Artistic Director and to guide the company’s continued growth and success.The ideal candidate is a confident, articulate and empathetic leader who can deliver a bold, innovative and compelling artistic vision to advance the company and its dancers consistent with the company’s mission and goals. The person will be able to demonstrate an affinity for Australian culture, identify and nurture talent, have a keen results focus and excellent stakeholder management skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess a range of skills and attributes which include the ability to: Be the public face of The Australian Ballet and uphold the artistic reputation and standards of the company; Leverage strong international contacts to secure premium productions and artistic talent; Select, engage and develop outstanding dance and artistic talent; Attract both new and loyal audiences to the art form; Work in close partnership with the Executive Director to deliver exceptional programs and  financial sustainability; Collaborate with The Australian Ballet School to ensure a pipeline of future talent. The Artistic Director role will be based in Melbourne and will regularly spend significant time in Sydney and other national and international touring locations. For further information visit www.australianballet.com.au Confidential enquiries should be directed to Egon Zehnder on +61 3 9678 9600 or email: mel.search@egonzehnder.com Interested candidates are invited to submit a covering letter and a detailed resume via the above email address on or before 25 October 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.frDeadline: 15 December 2019.


RICHARD SIEGAL / BALLET OF DIFFERENCE AT SCHAUSPIEL


Richard Siegal / Ballet of Difference at Schauspiel Köln are looking for male and female classically trained dancers of extraordinary ability. Audition: October 6, 2019, Deutsche Oper Berlin. On invitation only. Please send your application (CV, pictures, video material) to: info@tanz.koeln Details: http://balletofdifference.com/audition


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/