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Chicago Dance Crash

Audition Location: Visceral Dance Center @ 2820 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL
Audition Date: November 22, 2015 1:00PM-4:00PM

Chicago Dance Crash is looking for male and female dancers with strong hip hop and/or contemporary technique for its 2016 Season. Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a compelling mixture of ballet, hip hop, and dangerous acrobatics" and Dance Magazine as "Matthew Bourne, but with a more primitive, ritualistic, streetwise attack", Crash will be entering its 14th Season of 50+ performances including repertory concerts, freestyle works, full-length productions, outreach residencies, battles, and site-specific installations performed locally and across the U.S.Contracts run from February 2- December 10, 2016. 

For more information, please click here. To attend, please RSVP via email or by phone (773.301.4310) by November 19. Walk-ins will be welcome as space allows.

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Giordano Dance Chicago

Audition Location: New York, NY and Chicago, IL
Audition Dates: January 18 and 31, 2016 and June 12, 2016

Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) is holding auditions.  GDC consists of ten dancers of five men and five women.  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.  Salaried non-union contracts are offered, and contracts will run August through June. The company rehearses in Chicago and tours nationally and internationally.  Giordano II positions are available starting at 22 years of age.

Please bring an 8x10 headshot, resume, references, ballet and jazz shoes, and a $10 audition fee (cash only).

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Houston METdance

Audition Location: New York, NY and Houston, TX
Audition Dates: January 18-19, 2016 and February 20, 2016

Houston METdance is seeking dancers for its 2016-17 season. Dancers must be 21 years old or older and proficient in ballet, modern, contemporary, and jazz. Contracts are available from September 2016-September 2017, with a 32 week guarantee.

Auditions will be held in New York, NY and Houston, TX. Please bring a headshot and resume to the audition.

For more information, please click here.

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Milwaukee Ballet

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

Milwaukee Ballet (MB) is seeking two female apprentice dancers and one male company dancer for the remainder of our 2015/16 season. MB is an AGMA company offering contracts of up to 31 weeks, with health and dental benefits, and a 403b retirement contribution. Female dancers must have at least 2 years consecutive experience in a classical ballet company. Male dancers 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 send full resume and photograph with online link or DVD showing recent classical and contemporary work here. Videos should be no longer than 2 minutes.

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STREB Extreme Action Company

Audition Location: New York, NY @ STREB Lab for Action Mechanics, 51 N. 1st Street
Audition Date: November 18-20, 2015 , 11:30AM-3:00PM

STREB Extreme Action Company will hold an audition for people with professional-level training in any form of ACTION including dancers, acrobats, athletes, gymnasts, martial artists, etc. 

Attendees must be prepared to attend all three days of the audition in order to be considered for a position. Dancers should be comfortable with physical heights, impact, falls, and extreme aerobic activity. Strong Modern/ Ballet technique is encouraged. Tumbling experience is a plus, but not a requirement. 

Please bring:

  • Clothes that you find comfortable and easy to move in
  • Dance/gymnastics shoes
  • Performance resume
  • General resume reflecting any other kind of professional work done
  • Recent photo/headshot 

Please email any audition questions. There is no prior registration.

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* postings updated as of November 19, 2015.