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Ballet des Amériques 

Audition Location: Port Chester, NY
Audition Date: By appointment

Ballet des Amériques is looking for classically trained male dancers for its professional dance company. Candidates should also be comfortable with neoclassical, contemporary and modern techniques and works. Knowledge of African and Afro-Caribbean dance styles would be advantageous.

Ballet des Amériques engages dancers who grasp and appreciate the pedagogical, aesthetic and ethical principles of its organization as whole and who are willing to commit to their realization in the dance company.

To be considered for an audition, please send your resume and a photograph to the Assistant to the Director, Shirley Rodriguez via email. Please include “Seeking classically trained male dancers” in the subject line. 

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Gibney Dance Company

Audition Location: New York, NY
Audition Dates: July 27, 2015  10:00 am -6:00 pm
Audition Callbacks: July 28-30, 2015

Gibney Dance Company is seeking extraordinary dancers with strong professional experience. 

In addition to actively collaborating on the development and performance of new work and guest repertory, company members perform, teach, and serve as social justice advocates. Specific responsibilities include: international residencies; an active performance schedule including annual multi-week NYC seasons; facilitation of Community Action movement workshops with violence survivors; social justice advocacy teaching and advising in the Gibney Dance’s Professional Training and International Visa Programs; and administrative mentorships.

Please click here for more information on how to apply.

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L.A. Contemporary Dance Company

Audition Location: Los Angeles, CA @ Brockus Project Space: 618B Moulton Ave.
Audition Date: August 1, 2015 10:00AM-2:00PM 

L.A. Contemporary Dance Company (LACDC) welcomes artists who are interested in developing a relationship with LACDC to create innovative dance experiences in L.A. A strong foundation in contemporary / modern / jazz technique with extensive improvisation and partnering experience is recommended.  Dancers should have an interest to work as a member of a highly collaborative, ensemble company. Callback will be August 3, 2015 from 10:00AM-2:00PM. 

For more information, please click here.

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Red Clay Dance

Audition Location: Chicago, IL
Audition Date: July 17, 2015 2:30PM-4:30PM

Company Auditions for Red Clay Dance (RCD) will be held on July 17, 2015. Headshot and Resume are required. RCD is seeking 2 female dancers for the 2015-2016 performance season. Positions are paid, and previous performance experience is preferred. Paid position.

Audition will be held at American Rhythm Center (410 S. Michigan Ave, 3rd Fl.  Chicago, IL  60605).

For more information about the company, please visit the link above.

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Thodos Dance Chicago Company

Audition Location: Chicago, IL
Audition Dates:  June 13, 2015


Thodos Dance Chicago
(TDC) will be holding open auditions for TDC Company Positions and TDC Intern/Trainee Program for the August 2015 – March 2016 contract season. The audition will consist of ballet technique, company repertoire, improvisation, and partnering with cuts made throughout the audition process. Warm-up will not be provided.

Audition Date 2: June 13, 2015 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Audition Requirements:

  • $15 audition fee
  • Headshot and resume
  • A prepared, self-choreographed solo (3-5 minutes)
  • Strong technique in ballet and modern with performance experience
  • Dancers must be 18 years old to audition

For more information click here or email. Auditions will be held at TDC’s North Studio at the Menomonee Club, Drucker Center (1535 N Dayton Street Chicago, IL 60642).

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* postings updated as of July 2, 2015.