Punchdrunk International (China)

Male and Female, Closes: March 21, 2018 - published on Friday, 2 February, 2018

Open Auditions for Male & Female Dancers. Punchdrunk International is looking for male and female dancers for their current production of Sleep No More in Shanghai.

Punchdrunk are pioneers of a game changing form of theatre in which roaming audiences experience epic storytelling inside sensory theatrical worlds. Blending classic texts, physical performance, award-winning design installation and unexpected sites, the company's infectious format rejects the passive obedience usually expected of audiences.

Their performance style requires committed, versatile dancers with very strong improvisation and devising skills. They should be a dynamic and charismatic performer with strong contact/partnering skills and an interest in acting and narrative. An excellent contemporary dance technique and a minimum of 3 years professional experience is essential. We are also especially keen to meet with dancers who are fluent in Mandarin however, this is not essential.

Please note that successful applicants will be required pass a physical assessment to be eligible for a Chinese visa. Full availability from August 2018 to September 2019 is required.

Punchdrunk invites you to attend an open audition on Saturday 24th March 2018 from 15:00hrs. To pre-register please email [email protected] by noon on Wednesday, March 21st 2018.

You will be allocated an audition slot in advance of your arrival. These will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Subject to numbers not every applicant will be guaranteed an audition.

All attendees are required to bring a current passport sized photograph and a copy of their CV including headshots with them.

Recall auditions will be held on Sunday 25th March 2018

Venue Details: ULTIMA VEZ, Zwarte Vijversstraat 97, 1080 Brussel.

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Tavaziva Dance (UK)

Male, Closes: February 9, 2018 - published on Friday, 2 February, 2018

Tavaziva is looking for one male dancer to join the company for rehearsals and touring of its production IZINDAVA from March 2018.

Male dancers must have at least 3 years professional experience, strong contemporary technique and be able to learn quickly. Apply by sending a biography and showreel by 10am Friday 9 February 2018. Applicants must be available for rehearsals in London and to tour in spring 2018 (see dates below).

Tavaziva is a contemporary-African touring company established in 2004 and led by Zimbabwean-born Bawren Tavaziva. His unique and powerful style is a synthesis of ballet, contemporary and African dance and demands dancers with strong technique.

Applicants must have attended professional dance training, worked professionally for at least 3 years and have strong contemporary dance technique. Tavaziva is unable to sponsor work visas and you must have the legal right to work in the UK.

The contract will be offered on a freelance basis.

Rehearsal period: 5-17 March 2018 Provisional performance/travel/ rehearsal dates 22 March 2018 29 March 2018 3 April 2018 10-15 April 2018 17-19 April 2018 30 April 2018 30 July-4 August 2018

Additional performance dates, rehearsals and travel days may be added.

To apply: please send your biography and showreel links to [email protected] by 10am Friday 9 February 2018

You will be contacted following the deadline if you have been selected. Please DO NOT apply if you are not available for these dates. If you have any questions please email [email protected]m or call 020 8237 7010.

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Joli Vyann (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: February 12, 2018 - published on Monday, 29 January, 2018

Joli vyann are looking for a number of performers for different projects, starting from 2018 going through to 2019. We are looking for performers for a new indoor show, a new outdoor show and possible covers for current shows.

Performers should have the following skills
- Contemporary dance (particularly athletic, dynamic, floorwork and contact)
- Hand to hand acrobatics (advanced skills, dynamic and static. Flyers, middle and base roles.)
- General acrobatics is helpful
- Experience on stage and the ability to be creative, take direction and learn choreography with a strong theatrical presence.
- interest in working indoors, outdoors and working as a team.

Ideal candidates will have a mixture of the above skills. However, if you are highly skilled in one of the disciplines (dance or hand to hand)) and currently working on your skills in the other discipline, please let us know in your application and send a video of your current skill level in both disciplines.

Applications should include CV, letter of motivation and why you are interested in our work and a showreel or video demonstrating your skills. Please email all of this to [email protected]

Audition dates 19th-21st February 2018. The location is to be confirmed on the invitation but will be either London or Bournemouth. If you do not know our work please look at our website and look at our current show trailers.

Deadline for application 12th February 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by the 14th February.

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Gary Clarke Company (UK)

Female, Closes: February 15, 2018 - published on Tuesday, 23 January, 2018

Gary Clarke requires 2 female dancers to join Gary Clarke Company for the creation and preview of his new mid-scale dance theatre production Wasteland. Wasteland is the eagerly anticipated sequel to the multi-award winning production COAL and takes a close look at what happened to the children of the coal fields in their search for purpose and existence in the illegal rave culture of the 1990's.

This thrilling new production will bring together a cast of professional dancers, a live community choir, a live brass musician and a strong light, design, sound and production team.

The creation of Wasteland will take place at various venues in Yorkshire. The preview of Wasteland will take place at CAST Theatre in Doncaster. A living allowance for accommodation will be provided for non-Yorkshire based artists.


Creation Block 1 - 9th to 27th April (3 weeks)
Creation Block 2 - 30th May to 29th June (4 weeks) (not needed 12th and 13th June)
Weekends -16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th June (4 days)
Preview - 29th June

Applicants should state in their application if there are any issues with any of the dates or details listed as the company can be flexible depending on individual circumstances.


£500 per week x 7 weeks engagement (£3500) PLUS holiday pay, travel, accommodation allowance and per diems covered. Gary Clarke contracts performers using ITC / Equity Agreements and has a House Agreement with Equity.

Audition is by invitation ONLY and interested applicants should demonstrate: Some experience, socially or professionally in rave/club dance, a very strong contemporary dance technique, strong physical theatre skills, a high level of confidence, a good fitness level, experience in highly physical work, good contact and partnering skills, good improvisation and creative skills, good musicality.

Confidence in text work, the ability to connect with very emotionally driven work, a willingness and openness to work with the community / non-dancers, a good working attitude, a good sense of humour, the ability to collaborate and work well as a team, the ability to work well under pressure, confidence and experience in delivering education and outreach work, a full CRB check.

Recent graduates are welcome to apply

Audition 1: London - Saturday 17th February 2018 - 9.30am until 6pm
Venue: London Contemporary Dance School, 7 Dukes Road, London, WC1H 9PY
Call Back: London - Sunday 18th February 2018 - 9.30am until 6pm
Sunday 17th July 2016 - 9.30am until 6pm
Venue: London Contemporary Dance School, 7 Dukes Road, London, WC1H 9PY

Interested applicants should submit a current CV with a recent clear head and body shot and a short video clip of relevant performance work to: Gary Clarke at [email protected]

Deadline for applications is Thursday 15th February 2018 at 6pm

All applicants will receive a successful or unsuccessful e-mail.

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Male and Female , Closes: February 9, 2018 - published on Tuesday, 23 January, 2018

TRIBE// is auditioning for Male/Female dancers and an apprentice dancer to join the company for Research and Development of new work 'No Sudden Moves' from 26th February to the 9th March 2018. Working in Brighton with the potential to work further with the company in 2018/19 (subject to funding).

We are looking for articulate and versatile technical dancers who are also highly physical with excellent improvisation and partnering skills. Dancers who enjoy working as part of a close team and willing to contribute to the creative process. We are interested in hearing from dancers at any point in their career, minimum three years contemporary dance training from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds and particularly interested in hearing from disabled dance artists.

Apprentice may be a current 3rd year or recent graduate. This is a paid opportunity above Equity rates, UK based dancers only. Please send a one page CV, including a headshot and one video link that is clearly you dancing, to [email protected] by the 9th February. The audition workshop takes place 17th February in Brighton and is by invitation only; unfortunately, we are only able to contact successful applicants. Please look at our website for further company information

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The Tanzcompagnie Giessen (Germany)

Male and Female, Closes: February 18, 2018 - published on Friday, 19 January, 2018

The Tanzcompagnie Giessen/Stadttheater Giessen - Ballet director Tarek Assam - is looking for dancers for 2018/2019. We are looking for experienced dancers with excellent classical and contemporary technique.

The audition will take place on Sunday, February 25th, 2018, 11.00 a.m. at the studios of the Tanzcompagnie Gießen at the Rehearsal Space of the Tanzcompagnie Giessen, Bahnhofstraße 9, 35390 Giessen, Hessen, Germany on Sunday, February 25th, 2018, 11.00 a.m.

The deadline for applications: Sunday, February 18th, 2018

To apply, please send a CV and portrait to [email protected] . Closing date for applications is Sunday, February 18th, 2018. Participation by invitation only!

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James Wilton Dance (UK)

Male and Female, Closes: April 1, 2018 - published on Thursday, 11 January, 2018

James Wilton Dance are looking for exceptional male and female dancers for the creation and touring of their new work ' The Storm' to premiere Autumn 2018. Audition date- 7th April in Eastbourne.

Candidates must have excellent floor and partner work skills, as well as a strong contemporary technique.

Applicants must have a minimum of two years professional experience.

Before applying please familiarise yourself with the companies style at Here you can also find information on tour dates to see the company live, as well as information on workshops we are holding this Spring.

To apply please send: CV and a clear Highlight Reel to [email protected] Please do not send any photographs.

Audition is by invitation only. Unfortunately we are only able to contact successful applicants.
Salary: Paid, above equity minimum. Autumn contract will be for a minimum of 15 weeks, plus further touring into 2019. Contract to start July 2018.

Deadline for application: 1st April

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Luke Murphy-Attic Projects (Ireland/New York City)

Male and Female, Closes: February 24, 2018 - published on Monday, 11 December, 2017

Luke Murphy is seeking a range of Male and Female performers for projects throughout 2018 and 2019. Projects include replacements for international touring of The Dust We Raised, a new site-specific work for Cork Midsummer Festival and research weeks in Summer 2018 towards two new creations in 2019.

Seeking experienced professionals with strong physicality, presence and an affinity for theatrical work. All opportunities are paid + travel and accommodation if required.

To apply please email [email protected] with CV and photograph. Selected applicants will be invited to attend research rehearsals in either Dublin (Feb 24th and 25th) or NYC (March 12th and 13th). Please be advised there will be no cuts and applicants should be available for both days.

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Kamea Dance Company (Israel)

Male and Female, Closes: February 25, 2018 - published on Monday, 11 December, 2017

Kamea Dance Company in Israel is seeking male and female professional dancers for long-term contracts for the 2018-2020 seasons. Contracts will begin in August of 2018.

We are holding a European audition in Amsterdam on Sunday, March 4th, at 9:30 -16:30,
At: Chasse Dance Studios, Chasséstraat 64, 1057 JJ Amsterdam

Kamea Dance Company is a major company in the Israeli dance scene, holding around 80
performances a year in Israel and abroad with a contemporary modern repertoire by resident choreographer Tamir Ginz and guest choreographers: Nacho Duato & Marco Goecke.

Annual 12-month salary, 2 years commitment required.


We are looking for exceptional talents with and strong ballet and modern technique. Age: over 20. Creative dancer, highly motivated, serious attitude and a strong commitment to the job.

Professional experience in a recognized company is an advantage.

Pre-registration by E-mail only: Please send your resume and photo to
[email protected] Final date for registration: 25.02.2018. For more information on the Kamea Dance Company, visit our website at

We are looking forward to your application!

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