Auditions & Jobs


We are looking for exceptional, experienced professional dancers over the age of 40 to join the DANCE ON ENSEMBLE, an initiative by the Berlin based organization DIEHL+RITTER that celebrates the artistic excellence of older dancers. The work will be project-based and offer flexible contracts of varying lengths from 2019 onwards. DEADLINE: September 25th  /


Tanztheater Staatstheater Braunschweig - Artistic Director: Gregor Zöllig. The Dance Theater of Braunschweig is seeking one male dancer for the season 2018/2019 starting 1st of November 2018. Interested dancers should have a strong modern technique as well as knowledge of classical ballet and be confident with improvisation. The audition will be held on Saturday September 22, 2018 at 11.00am in the dance studio of the Staatstheater Braunschweig, Am Theater, 38100 Braunschweig, Germany. Please send your CV (pdf format) and a photo per E-mail to: Application deadline is September 17, 2018.


Saturday 13 October 2018

Artistic Director, Aurélien Scannella, is hosting an open audition for West Australian Ballet. Suitably trained, experienced candidates are invited to apply for West Australian Ballet’s open auditions. Please email with your application, which must include “OPEN AUDITION APPLICATION - <Your Name>” as the Subject Line. Your application should please include the following:
1)      Resume
2)      Photographs (JPEG preferred)
3)      Link to online footage of a Classical variation (Youtube or Vimeo)Applications will close on Friday 5 October 2018. Incomplete applications or those received after the closing date, will not be considered.
Suitably qualified candidates will be contacted by WAB to confirm an audition time-slot and other important details.
We are always on the lookout for energetic, innovative and passionate artists to join our team. 


Paul Taylor is holding an audition for male dancers to join the Paul Taylor Dance Company.The job entails year-round employment with competitive compensation including health insurance and a 401k match. Auditions will be held on 2 September 2018 starting at 9:00AM with callbacks that afternoon. Final callbacks will be held the morning of 3 September 2018. Applicants must be available for both dates, no exceptions will be made. All auditions will be held at the Paul Taylor Studios, 551 Grand Street, Top Floor, New York, NY 10002. Audition is for immediate employment. For an audition appointment, please click HERE. For further information please contact Noah Aberlin at 646-214-5830 or


The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a part-time position as Lecturer in Dance for Musical Theater. USC Kaufman seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to teach all levels of dance, choreography, and directing for stage and screen for undergraduate majors, non-majors, and minors. Successful candidates will have significant professional and/or university-level experience in teaching dance for musical theater and will possess expertize in several styles of dance including but not limited to tap, jazz, contemporary, ballet, ballroom, and vernacular dance forms. Ideal candidates will possess the ability to teach upper division courses in tap and ballroom. This position will also serve as the primary liaison between the Schools of Dance, Dramatic Arts, and Music, and will be charged with building a strong interdisciplinary and integrated partnership between dance and the musical theater program.

STARTING DATE: August 16, 2019. Initial appointment will be for a period of one year, concluding in May 2020. Renewal beyond the initial period of appointment is possible, but not guaranteed.

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS to begin October 1, 2018 and continues until the position is filled.

TO APPLY: All candidates should submit a (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae (3) three current professional references. Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. All applicants must be eligible for employment in the United States.

Visit: to apply.


Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB) is one of the largest ballet companies of the United Kingdom and the biggest outside London. With 58 classically trained dancers and their own permanent Orchestra, (the Royal Ballet Sinfonia), BRB produce a large scale offer with the unique combination of live ballet, complimented by live music.  Their vision is to be the world’s leading touring classical ballet company that inspires and moves people worldwide. The company aims to be respected for its excellence, artistic innovation and social responsibility and to connect with audiences and communities in its home city of Birmingham, throughout the UK and across the world.  It is an exciting ambition that requires BRB to harness a proud heritage and expertise in the classical form, but also needs focus on new moves and a leaning towards changing audiences and different times.

BRB’s current Director, David Bintley, steps down in Summer 2019. The Board of Trustees wishes now to appoint a new director who will build on David’s legacy and help create an exciting new phase in the Company’s nearly 90 year history. The Board are looking for a Director who will provide artistic leadership to the company and galvanise all its artists, staff and supporters behind a new artistic vision. Candidates will bring the capability to provide this artistic leadership and direction, have exceptional communication skills, an international outlook and a clear commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency adviser to Birmingham Royal Ballet on this appointment. For more information, including how to apply, please refer to their website at using reference code EQOC.  Alternatively, email or telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0890 (during office hours). Applications should arrive not later than noon on Monday 24th September 2018.


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


English Youth Ballet – director Janet Lewis MBE - requires a male principal dancer for a short contract of performances of Etudes/Sleeping Beauty in September and October 2018; with the prospect of a future long-term contract from February - November 2019. EYB tours the regional theatres of the UK performing a classical ballet repertory with large casts. The position suits experienced professional dancers over 25 years, with a strong technique, who can meet the challenges of the major classical ballet roles. Resident in the UK essential. Please forward photos and a CV for consideration to:


Northern Ballet, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2019 – 20, is currently looking to recruit three new Board Members. Two would have a specific focus on networking and advocating for the company (probably one from Leeds and one from London) and the third would have a remit to have an overview of Learning, Diversity and Inclusivity. Letters of application and CVs are welcome from all sectors of society, particularly those with a disability or from a BAME background and should be sent to by 1 September 2018. Please download and complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form which can be found at and submit it with your CV. Informal discussions about the roles can be held with Northern Ballet Chair Sir David Wootton or Chief Executive Mark Skipper by contacting Selected applicants will be invited for a discussion with the Chair in late summer/early autumn. Further information about Northern Ballet can be found at


Queensland Ballet - artistic director Li Cunxin - will be holding auditions in Brisbane on 1 September and in Melbourne on 2 September. Application deadline: 17 August 2018. More information and online registration can be found HERE.


Ballet Black is seeking a new male dancer to join its culturally diverse company for our 2018/19 season. Candidates should have strong classical technique and partnering skills & a passion for working creatively. Choreographers for this season include Arthur Pita and Cathy Marston. Suitable candidates should submit up to 4 dance video links anf up to 4 dance photographs, plus a CV or resume, to with “Male Audition” in the subject line. British citizens, EU members or those with the right to work in the UK preferred, but the company is still interested to hear from international dancers.


We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic professional male or female dance instructors for 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, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, ballroom, Latin, salsa and Argentine tango.

• 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:

• Indefinite contract with a four-month probation period 

• 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:


Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet is seeking a School Director to join our team. As the School Director, and working in conjunction with the Director of School Operations, you provide leadership and management of the Professional and Recreational Divisions of the RWB School. In this position, you are responsible for the artistic direction of the School, along with the safety, health and well-being of the students. You will oversee the academic programs of the RWB School and the School Artistic Faculty, as well as actively participate as a member of the RWB leadership and senior management teams.

You bring with you:

• Minimum 10 years of professional dance education experience

• Notable dance performance experience

• 5 years or more of executive experience

• Experience teaching the Russian system of classical ballet

• Strong planning and organizational abilities

• In-depth knowledge of instructional trends, professional development, school improvement processes, student assessment systems, socio-emotional support, and interdisciplinary instructional approaches

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kara Neilson at by end of business day Friday September 14, 2018. To view a full description, visit


We are casting a major role in a film adaptation of ‘Cats’, directed by Tom Hooper (‘The King’s Speech’, ‘Les’ Miserables’) and choreographed by Wayne McGregor, from stage musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Working Title Films / Universal Studios are producing. Role is a YOUNG FEMALE DANCER, 16-23 YEARS OLD, ANY ETHNICITY, REQUIRES A VERY HIGH STANDARD OF BALLET AND CONFIDENT SINGING. Paid role. Auditions will be held on Wednesday 18 July and Saturday 4 August in London - if you would like to be considered, please send a full length photo and your details (age, height and training/experience) to Emily at


Rambert will be holding auditions for two full-time company positions beginning January 2019. Dancers must have at least two years’ professional experience and a strong base in ballet and contemporary technique. Audition places are secured by application only. Please send a CV, video link and equal opportunities form – downloadable from - to, by Friday 12 August at 12 noon BST. Auditions will be held from 8 - 10 September at Rambert, 99 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PP


Birmingham Royal Ballet is looking for 16 girls and boys to take part in the company’s performances of The Nutcracker running at the Royal Albert Hall in London from 28 – 31 December. Applicants should be in school years 5, 6 or 7 (from September 2018) and be no taller than 142 cm. Ideally, the company is looking for boys and girls who enjoy dancing, have good musicality and love to perform. Previous ballet experience is an advantage, but not necessary. Auditions will take place on Sundays – 9 & 16 September – at Urdang Academy, The Old Finsbury Town Hall, Rosebery Avenue, London EC1 4RP. Audition slots will be confirmed before the audition day, once applications and completed personal detail forms have been received. To apply, go to:


Fallen Angels Dance Theatre is looking for a North West-based male dancer with a minimum of three years’ professional experience and strong partnering and contemporary/ballet technique. Project starts 20 August 2018. Audition, by invitation only, in the North West week beginning 6 August. This is a paid opportunity based on ITC rates of pay. Please send your CV and 5 minutes max. of rehearsal/studio footage to


Hamilton is holding London auditions for hip-hop dancers, versatile in all forms of contemporary dance to an extremely high standard, who can sing well. To register your interest and for further information please send a current photo and a current CV to Applicants must have a valid UK/EU passport or already have a full working visa for the duration of the contract.


Rambert is looking for an artistic director. For more details visit:


Ballet of the Croatian National Theater in Split - artistic director Igor Kirov - is looking for a male principal dancer. Minimum height  1.80m, strong ballet and modern technique. Starting from 1 October 2018. Please send your CV and video material to  Audition by invitation only!


The Mark Morris Dance Group will be holding auditions at Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, on 18 – 21 August 2018 for female dancers for full-time company positions starting in September 2018. Pre-registration is required. Apply online at


The Ballet company of South Bohemian Theatre - under the leadership of the artistic director Lukáš Slavický – will be holding audition for professional male dancers (with classical education, technique and as well with strong modern dance and stage experiences) for the season 2018 /2019. To apply for audition, please, send your CV with a portrait and dance photos via email to the following address: Audition by invitation only. The audition will take place during the week from 2 - 7 July 2018, each day starting at 10:00 am. Please apply for a specific date in this week to attend a private audition.


Sarasota Ballet is looking for a male soloist/principal dancer as well as male corps de ballet dancers for the 2018 – 19 season. Please send your CV, headshot, dance photos and video links to: Barbara Epperson & Margaret Barbieri at and  Minimum height: 5'9" and above. Selected applicants will be contacted to arrange private auditions.


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


Almamia Dance Project based in Lausanne, Switzerland, is currently looking for male and female soloists for a new production starting 10 September until 15 October 2018. Excellent level of classical and contemporary is required. The audition will be by invitation. Please send CV and video link to:  Travelling expenses or accommodation cannot be reimbursed.


Ballett Chemnitz - artistic director Sabrina Sadowska - is looking for a male soloist dancer (min. height 180 cm) for the 2018-19 season with excellent level in both classical and in contemporary technique and experience of minimum 3 years in professional dance is required. Audition by invitation only! Please apply with CV, portrait, full-length body dance picture by email to:

Ballett Chemnitz, Ballettdirektorin Sabrina Sadowska, sucht einen Solisten (min. 180cm groß) für die Spielzeit 2018/19 mit sowohl exzellenter klassischer wie zeitgenössischer Technik und mehr als drei Jahre professioneller Bühnenerfahrung. Vortanzen nur nach Einladung! Bewerbung bitte mit CV, Portrait und Tanz Foto (Ganzkörper) digital an: