Auditions & Jobs


BAVARIAN STATE BALLET, MUNICH
MALE AND FEMALE DANCERS


The Bavarian State Ballet in Munich, director Igor Zelensky, is looking for dancers (male and female) with an excellent classical technique. Minimum height for ladies is 1.65 m / 5'5'', minimum height for men is 1.80 m / 5'11''. The audition takes place on 9 February 2020. Participation at the audition is by invitation only. Invitations will be sent out once all online applications have been reviewed. Please apply online at http://bit.ly/AuditionBSB including your CV, a portrait photo, a full length body photo and a recording of a classical variation. The application deadline is 5 January 2020. This audition is for both the Bayerisches Staatsballett and for the Bayerisches Junior Ballett Munich.


BAVARIAN STATE BALLET, MUNICH
BALLET PIANIST


Starting September 1, 2020, the Bavarian State Ballet in Munich, director Igor Zelensky, is looking for a ballet pianist. The tasks include accompanying the daily ballet class, accompanying the daily rehearsals for a very broad repertoire, orchestra support during ballet performances, (if applicable) solo performances in connection with ballet performances according to qualifications. The applicant is expected to present outstanding piano skills, as well as prima vista ability, long-standing experience as a ballet pianist, broad repertoire of ballet works ranging from the classics to the modern and contemporary works, willingness towards flexible working hours and to work well in a team. The Bavarian State Ballet offers an attractive job in one of the biggest and highly esteemed theatres in the world, a work contract based on Normalvertrag Bühne, granting of the usual benefits in the public service of Freistaat Bayern. Please send your CV, incl. a repertoire list and some audio recordings of a ballet training and a random piano piece by January 31, 2020 to bewerbung.ballett@staatsoper.de.


DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET JUNIOR COMPANY


Dutch National Ballet Junior Company – artistic director Ted Brandsen; artistic coordinator Ernst Meisner – will be auditioning for strong classically trained dancers who will be graduating this year or next year at Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam, on 18 January 2020. Height minimum: female 1.65m / male 1.80m. To apply please go to operaballet.nl/audition-jc and fill out your application online. Application deadline: 15 December 2019. Participation is by selection only. Only selected dancers will receive an invitation before 31 December 2019.


CAPE TOWN CITY BALLET


Cape Town City Ballet will be auditioning male and female dancers with a high level of classical training and contemporary skills at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de la Danse de Paris on 12 January 2020, 10:00 – 16:00. Classical ballet class, pointe work for ladies, men’s work, pas de deux,contemporary class and partnering. Six month, one year and two year professional contracts available. Please email CVs and links to auditions@capetowncityballet.org.za  www.capetowncityballet.org.za


ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET


English National Ballet is seeking dancers - 40 classically trained female ballet dancers and 10 classically trained male ballet dancers - to j to dance corps de ballet roles for the production of Derek Deane’s Swan Lake in-the-round. Short term contract: 18 May – 28 June 2020. To be considered for this role, you should have strong classical technique and proven classical ballet performance experience. You will need to be age 18 and over by the date of the audition and already have the right to work in the UK or have a valid UK work permit. Please note we will not be able to sponsor visas on this occasion. How to apply: visit www.ballet.org.uk Closing date for applications: midnight 29 December 2019. Please contact us if you have any access needs for making an application. Auditions: all day on 8 February 2020 in London (E14). Video links will not be accepted for audition.Successful applicants will be employed on the Equity Agreement for Ballet and Dance on a rate of £400 per week.


NEW ENGLISH BALLET THEATRE


New English Ballet Theatre - artistic director Karen Pilkington-Miksa - is looking for male and female dancers aged 18-26 with very strong classical technique and partnering ability. 17-week contract from Monday 30 March to Saturday 25 July 2020 with a possible 2-week extension, culminating in performances at The Linbury Theatre ROH and short UK tour. Please do not apply unless you are free for the entire contract period. Audition by invitation only on Sunday 9 February in London. Online applications only. Please send CV including date of birth, height, education/training and performing experience, as well as headshot, ballet photos (ladies on pointe) and video link to audition@nebt.co.uk. More information on www.nebt.co.uk/audition. Applications closing date: Friday 11 January 2020. Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.


ROYAL SWEDISH BALLET


The Royal Swedish Ballet - artistic director Nicolas Le Riche - are looking for experienced dancers with strong technique in classical ballet and in contemporary dance, with excellent pointe technique and good partner work. The company requires dancers with an interest to participate in creations and ballet repertoire from 19th to 21st century and who have a positive attitude and are committed to working in the company. Audition will be held in Stockholm, Sweden, on Saturday 29 February 2020, by invitation only. Apply via the link below and don't forget to include CV, video, 1 portrait and 2 full-body dance photos. Closing date for applications is 15 January 2020. Accepted applicants will be contacted with further details. The Royal Swedish Opera is a state-owned company employing around 540 people in 120 different professions. The house performs around 200 operas and ballets each season along with regular concerts. As Sweden’s national stage for opera and ballet, the Royal Swedish Opera is accessible to all and wants to inspire a depth of emotions. By performing classics as well as modern and innovative original works, we preserve our cultural heritage at the same time as we are relevant today and in the future.https://www.operan.se


STAATSTHEATER NÜRNBERG


Staatstheater Nürnberg - Goyo Montero, Director of the Nuremberg Ballet, is looking for male and female soloists for the 2020 – 2021 season. An excellent level in classical and contemporary technique and experience of min two years in professional dance is required. Please send inscription with CV, dance pictures and/or videos and headshot until latest by 7 December 2019 to: ballett@staatstheater-nuernberg.de Staatstheater Nürnberg, Ballettdirektor Goyo Montero, Richard-Wagner-Platz 2-10, 90443 Nürnberg, Germany www.staatstheater-nuernberg.de


AJKUN BALLET THEATRE


Ajkun Ballet Theatre – New York City - is offering paid contracts for dancers for its Season or Tours. Additional benefits: health, travel, per diem, performance bonus, flexible time off.  Working visa available. Director: Chiara Ajkun. Audition Calendar and Info: ajkun@aol.com www.ajkunbt.org


ATLANTIC BALLET ATLANTIQUE CANADA


Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada, Artistic Director Igor Dobrovolskiy is looking for  dancers for a short term contract from January 2 to May 16 2020. 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 is offered. Dancers may send CV, photos and web link of recent work to operations@atlanticballet.caattention Mr. Dobrovolskiy.

Le Ballet Atlantique du Canada est à la recherche de danseurs pour un contrat du 2 janvier au 16 mai 2020. Les danseurs et danseuses 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 à 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 operations@atlanticballet.ca


ATLANTIC BALLET ATLANTIQUE CANADA


Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada, Artistic Director Igor Dobrovolskiy is looking for male and female dancers for the 2020-2021 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 operations@atlanticballet.ca attention Mr. Dobrovolskiy.

Le Ballet Atlantique du Canada est à la recherche de danseur et  danseuse  pour la saison 2020-2021. Les danseurs et danseuses 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 à 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
operations@atlanticballet.ca


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/