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Boston Ballet

Contract Location: Boston, MA

Boston Ballet
is seeking a Principal Male Dancer with strong classical and contemporary technique for the 2016/2017 season. Minimum height requirement is 5’11” or 180 cm.

One of the foremost ballet companies in the world, Boston Ballet’s repertoire includes major classical ballets and works of Balanchine, Robbins, Neumeier, Kylián, Forsythe, Elo, Ekman, McGregor, Wheeldon, among more. For more information visit the Ballet's website. Qualified applicants are asked to email cover letter, resume, photos and video links to Russell Kaiser, Assistant Artistic Director.

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The Dancing Wheels Company

Audition Date: By Appointment
Audition Location: Cleveland, OH

The Dancing Wheels Company, America’s first, professional, physically integrated dance company, is currently holding auditions for qualified male and female dancers.  Dancing Wheels is a national touring company that works with highly acclaimed choreographers each year. Most recent works include full-length pieces from Donald McKayle, Dianne McIntyre, Nai-Ni Chen, Christopher Fleming, Michael Uthoff, Peter Kalivis, and David Rousseve. The preferred candidates should be proficient in ballet, modern and partnering. Experience and training required, must be able to work full‐time and tour throughout the nation. Pay scale is commensurate with experience; paid holidays and vacation time are included. To audition, interested candidates should email a letter of interest, resumé and head shot to Mary Verdi-Fletcher, President Founding/Artistic Director.

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Felice Lesser Dance Theater

Audition Location: New York, NY

Felice Lesser Dance Theater seeks male & female ballet & modern dancers of major company calibre for the World Premiere of LIGHTNING at The New 42nd Street, the week of February 6-12, 2017. LIGHTNING a dance & video work by Felice Lesser, to a score by Slovenian composer Borut Krzisnik, will deal with contemporary issues (inclusion, borders, global warming, terrorism, technology). Rehearsals start mid-to-late December. Diversity welcome. Must be a U.S. citizen or have the appropriate VISA to work in this country. Auditions are by invitation only. Qualified applicants should email cover letter, resume, photos and video links to Felice Lesser, artistic director.

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Giordano Dance Chicago

Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) is holding auditions.  Male and female dancers for the main company must be at least 22 years of age.  Dancers must have a strong ballet and jazz technique.  GDC consists of ten dancers, five men and five women.  Salaried non-union contracts are offered.  The company tours nationally and internationally.  Giordano II positions are available starting at 22 years of age. For more information, click here

Audition Dates: 

January 8, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Joffrey Ballet School
434 6th Avenue 5th Floor
New York, NY 10011

January 29, 2017 @ 11:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Auditorium Theater at Roosevelt University’s Katten-Landau Studio
425 South Wabash Avenue, #413
Chicago, IL 60605

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International Association of Blacks in Dance

Audition Location: Dallas, TX
Audition Date: January 29, 2017

A multi-company audition will be held at the 29th Annual International Conference & Festival of Blacks in Dance for professional dance companies in modern contemporary dance and, for the second consecutive year, ballet auditions for women of color who are seeking contracts and professional training opportunities with premier ballet companies. Scholarship auditions for summer programs and college/university dance programs for professional dance companies, are also scheduled.

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Island Moving Company

Audition Location: Newport, RI
Audition Date: Rolling 

Island Moving Company
 (IMC) seeks male dancers with strong classical ballet, modern, contemporary techniques and partnering experience. Five Week Contract to begin October 31 through December 4, with the possibility of it extending into the full season.

IMC's season includes repertory, site-specific, and theatrical-based performances with touring opportunities.

Those interested should email your CV, photos, and videos to Charles Kehres, company manager.

In-person, individual auditions are by invitation only.

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Contract Location: Houston, TX

METdance is looking for dancers for their 2017-2018 season. For more information click here.  

Auditions Dates:

January 8, 2017 - New York City 
Pearl Studios
500 Eighth Avenue
12th Foor  Studio #1204
New York, NY 10018

April 8, 2017 - Houston
2808 Caroline
Houston, TX 77004

April 11, 2017 - New York City
Peridance Capezio Center
126 East 13th Street
New York, NY 10003

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Milwaukee Ballet

Contract Location: Milwaukee, WI
Audition Date: By Appointment Only

Milwaukee Ballet is still considering dancers for its 2016-17 season. Milwaukee Ballet is an AGMA company offering contracts of up to 31 weeks, with health and dental benefits and a 403b retirement contribution. Must have at least 4 years consecutive experience in a classical ballet company. Materials submitted will not be returned. Qualified applicants may obtain more information by calling 414.643.7677, options 7, 1. Auditions are by invitation only.

Please email a full resume and photograph with online link or DVD showing recent classical and contemporary work. Videos should be no longer than 2 minutes.

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Orlando Ballet

Contract location: Orlando, FL
Audition Date: By invitation

Orlando Ballet is seeking an experienced male dancer with strong classical and contemporary technique for the 2016/2017 season. Minimum height requirement is 5’10”. Orlando Ballet is offering a 32 week contract, with health insurance and workers’ compensation among other benefits. Auditions are by invitation only. Qualified interested parties should send resume and video links to the Assistant to the Artistic Director, Joey Lynn Mann by email.

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* postings updated as of November 30, 2016.