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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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Jillian Peña at American Dance Institute

Audition Location: American Dance Institute @ 1570 E Jefferson St. Rockville, MD 20852
Audition Date: August 22, 2015 10:00AM-12:00PM (call back to follow)

Jillian Peña is seeking twenty male and female dancers (approximate age-range of 14-25) to participate in “Polly Pocket: Expansion Pack” which will be presented on September 11 and 12, 2015. Taking inspiration from ballet, psychoanalysis, queer theory, and Marxism, Polly Pocket is an epic dance drama in which viewers glimpse a trio in their own private world.

Selected dancers will appear on stage with a simple movement and vocal score. Two of the selected twenty dancers will hold a slightly larger role in the work. All twenty dancers will be paid a $100 honorarium each. Interested dancers should have a strong classical technique, ability to use their voices, and be available for all rehearsals.

For more information, please click here.

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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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Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

Audition Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 (call-backs on Thursday, August 27),  7:00PM-10:00 PM
Audition Location: DANY Studios @305 West 38th Street, NY 10018

NJ/NY-based Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company seeks experienced female dancers with strong performance background, technique, and diverse training for its National and International touring season starting in September 2015. Reservations are required.

Please send resume and headshot here. Please call 800.650.0246 with any questions.

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* postings updated as of July 24 2015.