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Contra-Tiempo

Contract Location: Culver City, CA

Contra-Tiempo is looking for new company member to join our professional company for the next touring season. 

  • Resume
  • Photograph of yourself
  • Cover letter telling us about yourself (Ex: What draws you to Contra-Tiempo's work? Why are you interested in being a part of this company? What are the dance forms and other performance forms that you have mastery in? What kind of teaching experience do you have? Do you have the capacity to travel? What should we know about you?)

Audition Information
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Dates: Wednesday July 19th - 10AM-12PM First Cut
Wednesday July 19th - 12PM-2PM Call back
August 7th - August 18th - Futuro Summer Dance Intensive (Will serve as the final round of the auditions. Participation is free for dancers who make it to the final cut.) 

Note: Professional dance experience required. Need versatile dancers who are trained in Urban Latin Dance styles (ex. Hip-Hop, House, Salsa, Modern). Strong Salsa skills highly recommended.

If you are interested in auditioning, please note our audition date (below) and send the following information to anamaria@contra-tiempo.org:

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DanceWorks Chicago

Contract Location: Chicago, IL
Audition Date: August 5, 2017

Pre-registration is open for DanceWorks Chicago's Open Company Audition to be held on stage of the Dance Center of Columbia College on Saturday, August 5, 2017. Please click here for the audition page of our website for more information as well as to complete the registration form in advance (recommended).

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Gibney Dance Company
Contract Location: New York City, NY
Audition Date: Invitation Required

Gibney Dance Company seeks dancers for invited auditions to be scheduled July 17 - August 5, 2017. Full-time contract to begin September 2017. For full details on position and instruction on how to apply
click here.

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Kun-Yang Lin/ Dancers
Contract Location: Philadelphia, PA
Audition Dates: July 25 - 29, 2017

Kun-Yang Lin/ Dancers
(KYLD) seeks both male and female dancers with a strong technical base and creative appetite for employment starting immediately.

KYL/D is a Philadelphia-based contemporary dance company, under the leadership of Artistic Director, Kun-Yang Lin. In addition to its Philadelphia season/s, the company tours internationally and nationally. The company works 32-38 weeks per year, 15-20 hours per week (including company class). Dancers are paid at a competitive hourly rehearsal rate, in addition to performance fees. Other benefits include free access to studio space when available, free company classes, a platform to share choreographic work at the InHale Performance Series, and opportunities for additional teaching and outreach pay. KYL/D is a small company of diverse, compelling dance artists, capable of both complementing each other as a cohesive unit, and emerging as strong solo artists. Kun-Yang’s work demands a heightened physical capacity and a mature artistic expression.

Auditions will take place July 25 - 29. Dancers interested in auditioning are strongly encouraged to attend the entire week for maximum exposure. However, where such participation is not possible, auditioning dancers may drop-in for as many days as their scheduling allows. Dancers will be notified on Friday afternoon about a callback. The call-back will take place from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., immediately following Saturday's workshop from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

To learn more and schedule an audition, please
click here.

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Milwaukee Ballet
Contract Location: Milwaukee, WI
Audition: By invitation only

Milwaukee Ballet
 seeks to hire a male leading artist. Qualified candidates must have three or more years’ experience as a principal dancer in a professional company and must hold a current US work visa or have the required documentation to secure one. Minimum height 5’10.5″ Please email full resume and photograph with online link or DVD showing recent classical and contemporary work. Videos should be no longer than two minutes. Please note materials submitted will not be returned. Qualified applicants may obtain more information by calling 414.643.7677, options 7, 1.

Milwaukee Ballet is an AGMA company offering contracts of up to 31 weeks with benefits. The season runs from September 2017 through June 2018. For more information, click here.

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Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company
Contract Location: New York City, NY
Audition Dates: July 31 - August 2, 2017 

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company seeks professional Male & Female Dancers with strong performance background, technique and diverse training for its 2017-18 National, International touring,  and NJ/NY season. Full-time & part-time positions. Competitive Pay

Female Auditions: July 31, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Male Auditions: August 1, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Call Backs: August 1, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., August 2, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Gina Gibney Studios, 890 Broadway, NY, NY 10003

Reservations Required
Email resume & headshot to apply. 

Questions? Contact Nai- Ni Chen Dance Company at: 800-650-0246; info@nainichen.org

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STREB Lab for Action Mechanics

Audition Location: Brooklyn, NY 
Audition Dates: September 13 - 15. 2017

STREB is looking for professional dancers/movers with an appetite for EXTREME ACTION. We want to see people with professional-level training in any form of ACTION including dancers, acrobats, athletes, gymnasts, martial artists, etc. You must 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. 

Auditions take place Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday - September 13, 14, 15 12PM (noon) - 3:00 PM

Please arrive no later than 11:45 AM to register and warm up. Attendees MUST be prepared to attend all 3 days of the audition in order to be considered for a position. 

Please bring:

  • Clothes that are easy to move in
  • Dance shoes or gymnastics shoes (shoes you can run/ jump/ dance in) if you have them 
  • A performance resume AND general resume reflecting any other kind of professional work you have done or skills you possess
  • A recent photo or headshot

And for more detailed information about the audition, click here

For audition questions, please email 
fabio@streb.org

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* postings updated as of July 20, 2017.