Grand Audition in Brussels, 2016. Photo: Emma Kauldhar
Auditions & Jobs
To apply for any of the following auditions or vacancies, please submit applications directly to the company - not to Dance Europe!

Stage Entertainment, Germany, are looking for skilled, fit female and male dancers with a wide range of physical ability and experience in modern/contemporary dance for the 2017 cast change of the German production of Disney’s Tarzan in Oberhausen with music from Phil Collins. Seeking people with acrobatic skills using upper body strength; forms of dance that are very athletic and strength oriented. Singing ability plus, but not necessary. All of the dancers fly in the show! Dancer Auditions: 10 April 2017 Female Dance Audition Oberhausen; 11 April 2017 Female Aerial Audition Oberhausen; 11 April 2017 Male Dance Audition Oberhausen; 12 April 2017 Male Aerial Audition Oberhausen. Dancers should be prepared to stay for both days listed for dance and possible callback aerial auditions. Contract: approx. 1 year. Rehearsals start: 1 August 2017. For audition appointments please register and apply at Deadline for applications: 20 March 2017.

The National Ballet of Portugal - Companhia Nacional de Bailado - artistic director Paulo Ribeiro - is looking for female and male dancers with strong contemporary and classical technique. Please submit applications with up-to-date CV, dance photos and video link via Deadline for applications: 13 March 2017. Selected candidates will be contacted to attend auditions in Lisbon on 11, 12 and 13 April 2017.`

Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada, Artistic Director Igor Dobrovolskiy is looking for male and female dancers for the 2017-2018 Season. Dancers must have strong classical technique and be of high soloist standard. The company has a principal focus on new creations, therefore, dancers must be flexible and able to adapt to new and varied choreography. Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada tours nationally and internationally. A competitive salary over 40 weeks is offered.Dancers may send CV, photos and DVD or web link of recent work to attention Mr. Dobrovolskiy. 

Dance Company Nanine Linning/Theater Heidelberg, Germany, is looking for a choreographic and production assistant to artistic director Nannine Linning for the season 2017|18. Nanine Linning’s works interweave contemporary dance with design, video and visual arts. More information at

The Place is looking to appoint a new Chief Executive who will be a motivational and visible leader and has the charisma and the personal presence to enthuse Governors, staff and stakeholders alike. He or she will need to provide a strong, coherent vision for the future of The Place as a unified organisation, and to be clear about its leadership role in the future of contemporary dance, both in this country and internationally. We’re looking for someone with outstanding leadership experience, strong communication skills, sound people management and team building skills, entrepreneurial flair, and significant commercial and fundraising expertise. Key priorities for the organisation in the next five years are to improve the quality of performance in everything we do, to continue to focus strongly on artists’ education, training and skills development, to develop our national and international touring, to reduce our reliance on public funding, and to implement our commitment to supporting diversity throughout The Place. The contract will be for five years (2017 – 2022) with an option to extend by a further three years by mutual agreement. Salary will be set by negotiation and will be commensurate with experience. Deadline for applications: Monday, 6th March 2017. Preliminary interviews will be held during w/c 20 March. Final interviews will take place during w/c 3 April. For an application pack, please visit or email The Place is committed to equality and diversity. No CVs, no agencies please. 

The Royal Swedish Ballet is looking for a new artistic director.  Applicants are expected to have extensive experience and expertise in classical ballet and modern dance. And an extensive network in the industry, both nationally and internationally. The assignment involves direct human and financial responsibility for the ballet department.  Applications by 20 February, 2017 to The Royal Opera, Application: Head of Ballet, Box activities 160 94, 103 22 Stockholm, Sweden. For questions, please contact Birgitta Svendén, CEO, or Mikael Jönsson, For more information please visit: 

Dance Company of the Upper Austrian State Theatre Tanz Linz - artistic director Mei Hong Lin - is auditioning for female and male dancers with high level of modern and classical technics, theatre and performance skills, and with at least 2-3 years of posteducational, professional dance experience. We are seeking creative dancers with strong artistic identity, who are able to contribute in the creative processes required for the company’s dynamic, diverse and repertory. The contracts will start in 16 August 2017. The auditions will be held at Musiktheater Linz on 09 April 2017. Audition is by invitation only. Application (CV, Photos, dance video) to Deadline: 10 March 2017.

The Ballet Hagen under the direction of designated new Artistic Director Alfonso Palencia is looking for professional male/female dancers with excellent classical (point work) and contemporary technique and a creative personality as well as stage experience for the 2017/18 season. The creative participation of the dancers in the artistic process is essential. The audition will take place on Sunday March 19th at 10:00 at the Ballet studio of the Theater Hagen by invitation only and it will comprise a classical ballet class, workshop and improvisation. Please send your resume, portrait, dance photo and video link until March 3th 2017 to

English National Ballet (ENB) exists to take world-class ballet to as many people as possible. Under Tamara Rojo’s Artistic Directorship, ENB have worked to deliver this mission by focusing on: artistic excellence across all elements of the creative process; curating open-minded collaborations in order to develop the art form; using exceptional experiences to break down barriers with the audience and speak to new ones. We are seeking classically trained ballet dancers to join the Company to dance Principal and Soloist roles.  You should have a strong classical technique and be able to perform a variety of repertoire including contemporary, classical and neo-classical. If you wish to be considered, please send the following details to Lia Buddle, Artistic Assistant via email at or via post to English National Ballet, Markova House, 39 Jay Mews, London SW7 2ES (UK).
CV or resume – including current position, professional experience and classical training.
Ballet photos – these must be full length and we recommend submitting no more than 3 different photos.
Video link or DVD of dance footage (this is essential, and submissions will not be considered without it) - this can be either on-stage or in a studio.
Closing date no later than 1 March 2017.
Successful applicants will be contacted to take company class as well as audition privately. We regret that we will not be able to provide any further feedback on this occasion.

Codarts Rotterdam (The Netherlands) is an international arts university where talented dancers, musicians, and circus artists are trained to become involved and inspiring artists, leaders, and coaches who spread their wings in a dynamic and international environment. Per 1 September 2017, the Dance department is looking for a: Ballet Teacher and Répétiteur. More information:


The Royal Swedish Ballet is seeking classical and contemporary dancers for the 2017 - 2018 season. Auditions will be held in Stockholm on 18 & 19 March 2017. To apply, go to