Auditions & Jobs


BALLETT VORPOMMERN


BallettVorpommern - ballet director Ralf Dörnen - based in Greifswald, Germany, is looking for male (min 176 cm) and female dancers (max 168 cm) with excellent classical and modern dance technique. The repertory consists of classical, neoclassical and contemporary dance pieces. Please send your cv along with photos and video links to : ballett@theater-vorpommern.de  Auditions will be held by invitation only.


LEIPZIG BALLET


The Leipzig Ballet, artistic director Mario Schröder, requires dancers for the 2019/20 season. A high level in both classical and modern dance (with pointe work) is required. The audition will take place on Sunday, February 17th, 2019, 11 a.m. (ladies) and 2:00 p.m. (gentlemen) in the Opera Leipzig. To apply, please follow the link https://www.oper-leipzig.de/en/das-leipziger-ballett/audition and fill out the application form. You will be notified by e-mail.


MYSTIC BALLET


Mystic Ballet is holding auditions for: MB Company & MB2 – www.mysticballet.org


CZECH NATIONAL BALLET


Czech National Ballet - artistic director Filip Barankiewicz - are seeking male professional dancers (max. age: 25) Height min. 180 cm for the corps de ballet - 2019/2020 season, with contracts starting on 19 August 2019. Please prepare a classical solo variation for the audition. Strong classical and contemporary technique required. Audition dates: Sunday 20 and Sunday 27 January 2019 at  Czech National Ballet, Anenske namesti 2, Prague 1, Czech Republic. Registration of applicants: from 8.00 till 9.30 am. Audition by invitation only! balletaudition@narodni-divadlo.cz Please include your height and weight, age and professional stage experience, including current company and education. To apply, send you CV, photos and a short video link by 16 January 2019 to: The Czech National Ballet, Petra Patricelli, Anenske nam. 2, 112 30 Prague 1, Czech Republic, Tel.: +420 224 902 526, Fax: +420 224 902 539 email: balletaudition@narodni-divadlo.cz


SPEELBOUND CONTEMPORARY BALLET


Spellbound Contemporary Ballet will be holding an audition on 17 February 2019, 11:00, at Daf Dance Arts Faculty Studios, ROMA, Italy. The company requires strong, versatile, male and female contemporary dancers aged 18+, with a strong ballet technique. The audition will comprise a ballet class and a choreographic workshop. Please send applications including CV, photos and two short video links (ballet technique and improvisation material) to both addresses audizione@spellboundance.com and info@spellboundance.com. Deadline for applications: 10 February 2019.

Audizione - Spellbound Contemporary Ballet - 11 Febbraio ore 11.00 presso gli studi del Daf Dance Arts Faculty, Roma. Spellbound Contemporary Ballet indice una audizione per professionisti (maggiorenni)  da inserire nell'organico stabile della compagnia a partire dall'estate 2019. Sono richieste ottime basi classiche ed esperienza  nei linguaggi del contemporaneo.Per accedere è necessario candidarsi tramite mail inviando un proprio Cv, una foto e due link video (uno di tecnica classica e uno di improvvisazione) agli indirizzi audizione@spellboundance.com e info@spellboundance.com La scadenza per le candidature è fissata il 10 febbraio.


THE NATIONAL MORAVIAN - SILESIAN THEATRE


The National Moravian - Silesian Theatre is looking for dancers for the 2019/2020 season. The artistic director of the NMST is looking for female dancers for both corps de ballet and corps de ballet with soloist obligations, with excellent dancing technique. We are seeking candidates who can start working by 25th August 2019. For application for the audition please visit www.ndm.cz


FINNISH NATIONAL BALLET


The Finnish National Ballet – artistic director Madeleine Onne – is holding auditions for the 2019 -20 season on 17 February 2019 in Amsterdam; on 23 February 2019 in Helsinki; and on 10 March 2019 in New York. The company is looking for experienced female/male dancers, and young dancers for the youth company, with excellent technique in classical ballet and in contemporary dance. Audition by invitation only. Accepted applicants will be contacted with further details. Venues: Chasse Dance Studios, Amsterdam; Finnish National Opera and Ballet, Helsinki, and Alvin Ailey Studios, New York. Applicants are required to submit the following material: a video with no introduction or fancy editing, consisting of the following performed in leotard and tights for women and tight fitting dance attire for men:  a short classical variation drawn from the standard repertoire, danced in pointe shoes by female dancers; a short contemporary variation that illustrates the applicant’s command of a range of movement, different from that demonstrated in the classical variation; 3–5 minutes barre work, incorporating both sides, danced in soft shoes by male applicants and pointe shoes by female applicants; 3–5 minutes of centre work that includes adagio, pirouettes, petit and grand allegro, danced in pointe shoes by female applicants; CV; a head shot; 2–3 dance photos that reveal the dancer’s body proportion and line. Applications to be sent by 14 January 2019 for the Amsterdam and Helsinki auditions, and by 30 January 2019 for the New York audition. Please send your application as follows: amsterdamaudition.finnishnationalballet@opera.fi; helsinkiaudition.finnishnationalballet@opera.fi; newyorkaudition.finnishnationalballet@opera.fi. If you are applying for the Youth Company please mention Youth Company in the subject line. https://oopperabaletti.fi/en/audition/


WEST AUSTRALIAN BALLET - ASSISTANT BALLET MASTER/MISTRESS


The Artistic Director of West Australian Ballet, Aurélien Scannella, is searching worldwide for an exceptional, passionate and enthusiastic person with exemplary experience in the art-form of ballet, to join our Company in the role of Assistant Ballet Master or Mistress, in Perth, Western Australia.
ABOUT WEST AUSTRALIAN BALLET - West Australian Ballet (WAB), based in Maylands, is a leading State Flagship Company, and Australian Major performing arts Company, presenting a dynamic and extensive series of ballet and contemporary dance works in metropolitan Perth, regional Australia and beyond.
ABOUT THE POSITION - The Assistant Ballet Master is responsible for providing assistance to the Artistic Director and Artistic Team in the implementation of the Artistic Vision of the Company and in the preparation for and mounting of all performances and events. All employees of WAB must demonstrate a commitment to the Company’s mission “to enrich people’s lives through dance”, and the cCompany’s values of “access, excellence, innovation and integrity”.
HOW TO APPLY - Download the position description and selection criteria at: https://waballet.com.au/the-company/vacancies/ Suitably qualified applicants should apply to Mr Hilary McKenna, Artistic Administrator, via hmckenna@waballet.com.au (with Assistant Ballet Master Application in the subject line). The application should include a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria and must be received by Friday 15 February 2019. Applications received after the closing date or Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. If required, assistance will be provided by West Australian Ballet for the successful candidate to obtain an appropriate working visa for Australia. Engagement in this role is subject to the granting of an appropriate working visa by the Australian government.


ENGLISH YOUTH BALLET - MALE GUEST PRINCIPAL


Janet Lewis MBE, Director of English Youth Ballet, requires a male principal dancer for guest performances of Giselle,  Swan Lake, Coppélia 2019. EYB tours the regional theatres of the UK performing a classical ballet repertory with its 8 Professional dancers in the leading roles and the large casts that draw from the  regional talent of young dancers. The work suits an experienced professional dancer over 26 years with a strong technique who can meet the challenges of  the major classical ballet roles. Resident in the UK preferable.  Please forward photos and a C.V for consideration to misslewis@englishyouthballet.co.uk www.englishyouthballet.co.uk


VÍCTOR ULLATE BALLET COMUNIDAD DE MADRID


Víctor Ullate Ballet Comunidad de Madrid - artistic director Lucía Lacarra - will be auditioning for male and female soloist dancers for the season 2019/20 and for a temporary production that will take place in June, July and August 2019. Age min. 21 years old. Gentleman min. height: 175 cm. Audition will be held at Teatros del Canal, calle Cea Bermúdez 1, 28003 Madrid, Spain on 4 February 2019. Audition by invitation only. Please send your CV, video and photographs before Friday, 25 January 2019 to: produccion@victorullateballet.com  www.victorullateballet.com/en/


STAATSBALLETT BERLIN


Staatsballett Berlin - directors Johannes Öhman and Sasha Waltz (from 2019/2020 )are looking for female and male classical and contemporary dancers. Auditions will take place in Berlin on 26 January 2019. There will be a callback for contemporary dancers on 27 January. Audition by invitation only. Apply and register at bit.ly/SBB-audition2019


CULLBERG BALLET


Cullberg Ballet s looking for dancers with strong contemporary technique. Audition on 16 - 17 March 2019. Closing date: 3 February 2019. www.stageaxis.com/my-pages/application/cullbergbalettenaudition/


OPÉRA NATIONAL DE BORDEAUX


Opéra National de Bordeaux - director of dance Eric Quilleré - will be auditioning for male and female dancers for the 2019 - 20 season on 16 March 2019. Doors open at 9:00. Boys 10:00; girls 14:00. Before registration, please send detailed CV and photos to Michèle Tenier, general stage manager, before 23 February 2019. Selected candidates will receive an invitation to attend. Elimination will take place after the ballet class; dancers invited to participate in the second round will be asked to perform a classical variation. Only dancers aged between 16 and 28 will be considered. Please bring your own music.Opéra National de Bordeaux, Place de la comédie - BP 95, 33025 Bordeaux Cedex, France. auditions-ballet@onb.fr


COMPANY WORLDSTARS


Company WORLDSTARS, the organizer of world ballet stars gala concerts and performances in Latvia, Sweden and Norway, is looking for female and male soloists and principal dancers for the 2018/19 season. Please send your video and CV: worldstars@inbox.lv Info: www.etoileballetgala.com​


TULSA BALLET


Tulsa Ballet – artistic director Marcelino Angelini – will be holding auditions for dancers for the 2019 – 2020 season by invitation only in London on 13 January 2019 at the Royal Academy of Dance, 36 Battersea Square, London SW11 3RA; in Rome on 14 January 2019 at IALS, Via Cesare Fracassini, 60, 00196 Rome; and in New York on 19 January 2019 at School of American ballet, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, NY 10023. To apply, please send a video link and résumé to companymanager@tulsabalet.org. Tulsa Ballet is an AGMA Company and offers a 40-week contract plus year-round medical and disability insurance.


ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET - BALLET MISTRESS/MASTER & REPETITEUR


Ahead of our move to our new home at London City Island in 2019, we are expanding the Artistic Team with 3 additional roles.

Who you are: A passionate, committed and caring individual with a wide knowledge and experience of the artform. You will need to have previous experience of coaching both classical and contemporary repertoire, assisting choreographers in creations, setting existing works, teaching classes, and mentoring and supporting dancers through their careers. 

Purpose of the role: To mentor and support dancers’ wellbeing - both physical and pastoral. To support the maintenance of dancers’ technique by providing general training (class) to an outstanding level. To assist choreographers in the creation of new works, and to rehearse and maintain standards of existing repertoire. To mentor an allocated group of dancers in the Company, and to monitor individual dancers’ professional standards in rehearsal and performance, providing feedback and guidance as appropriate. To work with other members of the Artistic Team on casting of all performances.

Desirable: Basic knowledge of Microsoft office 

Place of work:  English National Ballet, Markova House, Jay Mews, London 

Hours of work: Normal company hours during rehearsal weeks are Monday to Friday 10.15am – 6.30pm and Saturdays 10.15am to 2.30pm with suitable breaks. During performance weeks, hours are variable and evening working, and weekend working will be required from time to time. Extensive travel within the UK and further afield will be necessary.  

How to apply: Visit our website to view the full job details and to download the job description:
https://www.ballet.org.uk/opportunity/ballet-mistress-master-repetiteur/  


COMPAGNIA ZAPPALÀ DANZA


Compagnia Zappalà Danza is looking for male and female dancers for the new creation by Roberto Zappalà which will be premiered in June 2019. The contract runs from April 2019 with the possibility to renew it. Strong classical and contemporary technique is required. Auditions will be held in London, Rome, Barcelona, Berlin, The Hague and Milan between December 2018 and January 2019, by invitation only. The applicants should register online on the website www.scenariopubblico.com 


BOSTON BALLET and BBII


Boston Ballet and BBII are holding auditions by invitation only. Applicants should apply by email, sending the material as requested at www.bostonballet.org


BAYERISCHES STAATSBALLETT


Bayerisches Staatsballett is looking for dancers with excellent classical technique. Positions are available from corps de ballet to principal, both ladies and gentlemen. Ladies min. height 1.65 m/5'5”; gentlemen min. 1.80 m/5'11''. Please apply via www.staatsoper.de/balletaudition with CV, portrait, full-length body photo and a recording of a classical variation. Invitations will be sent out once all online applications have been reviewed. Application deadline: 21 January 2019. Contact: Bayerisches Staatsballett, Platzl 7, D-80331 Munich, Germany. Tel: +49 (0)89 21 85 17 01 audition@staatsoper.de


NORTHERN BALLET


Northern Ballet – artistic director: David Nixon – are looking for male and female dancers. Applicants should be open-minded, creative and imaginative with strong classical technique and pointe work, exceptional partnering skills and strength. Height requirements: women - maximum 168 cm; men - minimum 178 cm. To apply please submit a current CV & video of centre class work, which must include the following long combinations on both sides: adage; pirouettes; small & large jumps with battu; a travelling combination. This must be in leotard/tights with ladies on pointe. Variations will not be considered. The closing date for applications is Friday 11 January 2019. A closed audition, by invitation, will be held in Leeds on Sunday 27 January 2019. For more details and to apply please visit: northernballet.com/auditions.


CIRQUE DU SOLEIL


Cirque du Soleil is seeking new talent for its current shows and upcoming creations - professional dancers, all styles. For more information on upcoming auditions worldwide please visit cirquedusoleil.com/jobs


DANCE INSTRUCTORS – PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO, QATAR


We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic professional female dance instructors for Brava Studio, an upcoming Performing Arts Studio based in Doha, Qatar
Requirements:
·      Professionally trained and with teaching experience in TWO OR MORE of the following dance styles: ballet, contemporary, hip hop and commercial dance.
·      Dynamic and engaging personality with ability to motivate a team of students
·      Fluent in English, as well as any other language is a plus
Compensation Package:
·      Three-month contract
·      Competitive salary with commission (to be disclosed upon inquiry)
·      Return flights covered
Interested applicants please send a copy of your CV, photos and sample videos to: info@bravastudio.co