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Alberta Ballet

Audition Location: various

Audition Dates: January 17 ,2015; January 18, 2015; February 22, 2015

Alberta Ballet will be holding general auditions at the following locations: 

New York, NY: Saturday, January 17, 2015
Toronto, Canada: Sunday January 18, 2015
Calgary, Canada: Sunday February 22, 2015  

Pre-registration is required. Send headshot and resume to Samantha Jobin via email.  

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Australia’s Strange Fruit

Audition Location: Los Angeles, CA 
Audition Date: August 28 & 29, 2014

Australia’s Strange Fruit is a Melbourne-based company that performs a fusion of theatre, dance, and circus with performances atop 15 foot flexible sway poles. Performers will be contracted for events managed separately by both Australia’s Strange Fruit and Ten Thirty One Productions and must be available for the following dates in 2014:

September 2 – 8:                              Training/rehearsal (days off within)
September: 9 – 14:                           Australia’s Strange Fruit Tour (Toronto)
September 29 – October 5:            Ten Thirty One productions, LA (days off within)
October 9 – 12:                                 Ten Thirty One productions, LA
October 16 – 19:                               Ten Thirty One productions, LA
October 22 – 26:                               Ten Thirty One productions, LA
October 30 – 31:                               Ten Thirty One productions, LA

Performers must have:

  • General availability for work with company on contract-by-contract basis
  • Exceptional ability as physical performer
  • Ability to work as part of a team 
  • Healthy respect for, but not a fear of heights 

Please send an expression of audition interest with recent photo, links, height/weight (so we can organize a pole for you), and CV to Phillip Gleeson via email. A more detailed job description, proposed touring schedule, and audition location/time will be made available to selected auditionees. For more information, click here.  

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Lucky Plush Productions

Audition location: Chicago, IL
Audition dates: August 27, 2014 and August 29, 2014
Application Deadline: August 22, 2014

Lucky Plush is seeking a male dancer to join its touring ensemble for a single production, The Queue, in 2014-15 and beyond. The successful candidate will also be considered to join the ensemble in the company’s next major work. Both opportunities begin in September 2015 and are paid positions.

Rehearsals are Mondays (9:30am – 1:00pm), Wednesdays (9:30 am – 2:00pm), and Fridays (9:30am – 1:00pm). Tours are generally 4–5 days in length, and are spread throughout the 2014-15 season and into 2015-16.

To apply: please submit a resumé and a 1-3 min video (lo-tech shot on cell phone is fine) showing:

  • dancing skill
  • talking directly to the camera about something that happened to you on the street, bus, in a dream, etc. (off the cuff & informal)
  • singing a few lines of a song

Indicate your availability for an invited audition on August 27 between 9:30am and 2:00pm and August 29 between 9:30am and 1:00pm. 

Submit materials or inquiries to Artistic Director Julia Rhoads via email

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Winifred Haun & Dancers

Audition Location: Chicago, IL
Audition Date: September 28, 2014; 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Winifred Haun & Dancers seeks male and female dancers for the 2014-15 season. The contract includes rehearsal and performance pay, performances in the Chicago area, and touring.

Qualified candidates will:

  • possess a strong technical background in ballet, modern and jazz and performing experience
  • be available for rehearsals on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00am to 12:00pm and some Sundays 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • have experience with or are willing to learn and possibly perform aerial technique

For more information, please visit the company website or contact via email.  

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* postings updated as of August 22, 2014