Auditions & Jobs


Notices for auditions, jobs and paid employment within the dance industry for inclusion in the magazine should be submitted before the deadline 5th of the month or can be submitted at any time for immediate posting on the website for a fee, paid by card on booking. Please contact Katie or Naresh at ads@danceeurope.net for more details. When your vacancies are filled, let us know so that we can remove your notice. Thank you for your co-operation. We strongly advise those wishing to audition to confirm details with the company concerned before traveling. Please check if a work permit is required. N.B. To apply for any of the following auditions or vacancies, please submit applications directly to the company - not to Dance Europe!


MORAVIAN THEATRE OLOMOUC – MALE AND FEMALE SOLOISTS AND CORPS DE BALLET

Moravian Theatre Olomouc – artistic director Jan Fousek – is looking for male and female dancers with strong classical and contemporary technique for the season 2023/2024. Please, send your CV, full body picture and current video link with classical and contemporary variation to: audition@mdol.cz Audition by invitation only: February 26th 2023.


CCN - BALLET DE LORRAINE - FEMALE AND MALE DANCERS

The CCN - Ballet de Lorraine is looking for Female and Male Dancers  to join the company in August 2023. Auditions dates: January 28, 2023 and January 29, 2023 from 10AM to 7PM. Auditions dates: Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse (CNSMD) - Paris, 209 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris. Profile: high technical level in both contemporary and classical; strong improvisational skills. Applications: CV with headshot, two dance photos, a letter of motivation, links to dance videos. Only complete applications with video support will be reviewed. Send by mail: CCN - Ballet de Lorraine - 3 rue Henri Bazin BP 70645 - 54010 Nancy Cedex - FRANCE or by e-mail: auditions-recrutements@ballet-de-lorraine.eu Application deadline: January 6, 2023


COMPANY WORLDSTARS - FEMALE AND MALE DANCERS WITH STRONG CLASSICAL TECHNIQUE

Company WORLDSTARS, the organizer of world ballet stars gala concerts and full-length ballet performances, is looking for female and male dancers with strong classical technique for upcoming performances in the Baltics and Scandinavia. Please send your video of classical variation (made in studio or performed on stage) and CV: worldstars@inbox.lv Info: www.etoileballetgala.com


GRAND AUDITION

Applications are now open for next year's Grand Audition which will be held in Barcelona on 7 & 8 February 2023. Directors attending will include: Ernst Meisner, Dutch National Ballet Junior Company; Mário Radačovsky, Ballet of the National Theatre, Brno; Renato Zanella, Slovenian National Ballet; Debbie Turner, Cape Town City Ballet; Thiago Soares, Ballet de Monterrey, Mexico; Nicolas Le Riche, Royal Swedish Ballet; Javier Torres Lopez, Finnish National Ballet.  Apply online at https://www.grandaudition.net


SAARLÄNDISCHES STAATSBALLETT – DANCERS

Saarländisches Staatsballett is the dance company attached to Saarländisches Staatstheater in Saarbrücken, Saarland (in the west of Germany). We are inviting applications of male and female dancers with strong classical and contemporary technique. We expect a minimum of three years professional experience. Applications must include: CV and link to a dance reel (no improvisation, pointe work if applicable). Audition by invitation only. Please send your application to: audition@staatstheater.saarland


FINNISH NATIONAL BALLET

The Finnish National Ballet is looking for classically trained dancers for the 2023-24 season.
Please visit https://oopperabaletti.fi/en/audition/ for more information about the company and application details.


BALLET GRAZ - DANCERS

Ballet Graz under the new artistic leadership of Dirk Elwert is looking for Dancers (m/f/d)  for the season 2023/24 (first day of work: 16th of august 2023). Requirements: Dancers must possess a solid background in classical ballet, strong contemporary techniques and the ability to adapt different choreographic styles and methods of creating. Various international guest choreographers will create new pieces for the company and offer dancers the chance to experience a variety of different styles. Salary: The minimum monthly salary is EUR 2022,17 brutto plus a monthly extra payment of EUR 208,72 brutto (both 14 x per year). Holidays: There are 8 weeks of vacation per season, with mostly one week to be consumed in February and another 7 weeks in July and August. Selected candidates will be invited to audition on Sunday, 5th february 2023 at the Opera Graz, Kaiser-Josef-Platz 10, 8010 Graz, Austria. Registration starts at 9:00 am / audition starts at 11.00 am. Please upload videos and pictures at step 2 of the application process ("questionnaires" - Datei).  Please apply until 15th of January 2023 only by using the following LINK


INTRODANS IS SEEKING DANCERS FOR SEASON 2023/2024!

Artistic Director Roel Voorintholt is looking for classically trained and contemporary skilled dancers (m/f/x) of great ability. Contracts with Introdans will begin in August 2023. The repertoire includes work by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Akram Khan, Stijn Celis and Mauro Bigonzetti as well as inclusive ballets & projects. An Introdans-dancer must be versatile, eager, and open minded as our motto is “Introdans moves you!” Audition Info - by invitation only - | When: Saturday February 25th 2023 | Where: Introdans, Arnhem, The Netherlands | Deadline for application: Register by February 1st 2023 via www.introdans.nl/auditions


GÖTEBORGSOPERANS DANSKOMPANI  
AUDITION FOR DANCERS MARCH 4-5, 2023

GöteborgsOperans Danskompani - Artistic Director: Katrín Hall -is an internationally renowned, highly prolific contemporary dance company based in Gothenburg, Sweden. We are seeking highly skilled dance artists with refined artistry who can contribute to the creative processes within the company’s diverse and dynamic repertory. We require experience in improvisation and theatricality and place a high value on team players who are invested in a positive and supportive work environment. A requirement of minimum 3 years of professional dance experience is necessary. Last application date December 11, 2022. For more information and application visit opera.se/en/audition


THE DANCE COMPANY OF THEATER ST.GALLEN - DANCE ARTISTS

The dance company of Theater St.Gallen under the Artistic Direction of Frank Fannar Pedersen is looking for highly skilled and creatively curious dance artists (regardless of gender) for the upcoming season 2023/2024. We are seeking artists with excellent improvisation skills, theatricality and artistic generosity. High level of contemporary dance technique is essential (classical base is of advantage) although we welcome artists of various dance backgrounds. The creative urge and drive to dive into various dance styles is important to us, contributing to the companies future dynamic repertoire. Other artistic competences such as singing or playing an instrument are highly appreciated. To apply, please send a CV with photo and a video link including : improvisation, studio material and stage footage (with a total maximum lenght of 4 min) to : auditiondancecompany@theatersg.ch – application deadline : December 4, 2022 Please note that videos needing to be downloaded can not be accepted. The audition is by invitation only and will take place on January 21st and 22nd 2023 in St.Gallen, Switzerland. www.theatersg.ch


REHEARSAL DIRECTOR - ST GALLEN

Konzert und Theater St.Gallen is a multi-branch Theatre Company along with the St.Gallen Symphony Orchestra and the annual festival St.Galler Festspiele. The future Artistic Director Dance - Frank Fannar Pedersen - is looking for candidates (m/f/d) to cover the full-time position starting next season 2023/2024  of Rehearsal Director
Responsibilities: Daily training for the dance company: 14 dancers plus two trainees - both contemporary and classical classes would be of preference; preparation, training and rehearsal management of dance performances and interdisciplinary productions; co-ordination and supervision of all dance productions and artistic collaboration with the Dance Director as well as the guest choreographers; Knowledge to inspire and keep artistic integrity of repertoire; organisation of daily operations such as preparation of rehearsal schedules and communication with other departments of the theatre.
Requirements: Knowledge and work in the professional field of contemporary dance; tolerance and drive of being part of a creative and dynamic team as well as contributing to a unifying, stimulating and positive working environment; very good organisational, time management and communication skills as well as openness to cooperate with all the branches of the theatre; essential computer and administrative skills; knowledge of German and English are required; experience in rehearsing dancers in a multi-branch theatre, Master's degree in teaching and coaching or in dance pedagogy would be an advantage.
If you enjoy a wide-ranging and responsible field of work, we are looking forward to receiving your application documents with a letter of motivation as well as a voluntary short video presentation. Applications should be sent until December 4th 2022 to m.stiefel@theatersg.ch We value diversity and welcome all applications regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, age and sexual orientation and identity.


RICHARD SIEGAL/BALLET OF DIFFERENCE - CLASSICALLY-TRAINED DANCERS

Richard Siegal/Ballet of Difference am Schauspiel Köln seeks classically-trained dancers for 2023/24 season soloist and guest contracts. NYC Audition - January 7, 2023 (Registration deadline: 20.12.2022). Cologne Audition - February 12, 2023 (Deadline: 27.1.2023). Please send applications, including CV, photos, and video material (please include pointe and/or partnering work), to: auditions@balletofdifference.com


SOUTH BOHEMIAN BALLET COMPANY - AUDITION FOR MALE DANCERS

The Ballet company of South Bohemian Theatre under the leadership of the artistic director Lukáš Slavický – will be holding audition for professional male dancers (with classical education, technique and as well with strong modern dance and stage experiences) for the season 2022/2023. Repertory: choreographers: Petr Zuska, Marek Svobodník, Ondřej Vinklát, Tomáš Rychetský, Štěpán Pechar, J.Slavický etc. To apply for audition, please, send your CV with a portrait and dance photos via email to the following address: balet@jihoceskedivadlo.cz. Audition by invitation only. The audition will be individual and will take in the ballet studio of South Bohemian Theatre.


DRESDEN FRANKFURT DANCE COMPANY – AUDITION FOR SEASON 2023/2024

The Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company is looking for male, female and nonbinary dancers for our new ensemble, which will be formed under the artistic direction of Ioannis Mandafounis.We are seeking dancers with extensive experience in improvisation and with a strong contemporary dance technique. Ballet technique is not required, but if you are a ballet dancer who is also skilled in improvisation we would still love to hear from you. Dancers with other backgrounds are also encouraged to apply.Audition dates: 2, 3 and 4 December 2022 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Visit www.dresdenfrankfurtdancecompany.com/audition for more info and to apply! 


BALLET OF MORAVIAN THEATRE OLOMOUC - BALLET MASTER

Ballet of Moravian Theatre Olomouc – artistic director Jan Fousek – is looking for a ballet master. Experience, passion and organizational skills needed. Position available from January 2023. Please send your CV to: jan.fousek@mdol.cz


AJKUN BALLET THEATRE - DANCERS

Ajkun Ballet Theatre is looking for Dancers (age 16-35) and Character Artists (up to 45) with experience. All genders, paid full time or tour contracts, work visa, benefits. Open Auditions 2023: Rome (Feb 4) │ London (Feb 4) │ NYC (Feb 4) or Video. Director: Chiara Ajkun. Info: ajkun@aol.com | www.ajkunbt.org 


BALLETT ZÜRICH

Ballett Zürich is the largest ballet company in Switzerland with high international reputation. Based at Opernhaus Zürich, the main company consists of 36 dancers plus 14 members of the Junior Ballett. From August 2023 on, Ballett Zürich will have new leadership: Artistic Director and Chief-Choreographer Cathy Marston. In this new chapter, different stories and perspectives will unfold through Marston’s signature work: Narrative ballets. Important choreographic signatures and voices of the past will be complimented by innovative and imaginative creations from some of the world’s best ballet and contemporary choreographers.For the season 2023/24 under the new artistic directorship of Cathy Marston, Ballett Zürich is looking for Principal/Soloist & Ensemble dancers and Junior Ballet Members (m/f/d).

Requirements: a strong classical technique and be able to perform a variety of repertoire including classical, neo-classical and contemporary; Artists of the company are considered creative collaborators and should be open and versatile in terms of dance styles and creative processes. They should be team players; The work of Cathy Marston will anchor the repertoire. Her passion for narrative dance should be reflected in the applicants’ own artistic interests; Ballett Zürich is committed to the positive values of diversity, promotes equality and opposes discrimination. We particularly welcome applications from all ethnic backgrounds and genders; Dancers identifying as female should have strong pointe work technique. Non-binary dancers who wish to be considered for pointe repertoire should demonstrate their technical ability in this area; The auditions are open to candidates over 21 years for the main company and over 17 years for the Junior Ballett. 

To apply for auditions, please send the following requested documents: a résumé / CV (indication of desired pronouns and dancing profiles welcome); a portrait + a dance photo; a short video link to both classical/neo-classical work (not barre work and preferably a solo with pointe work if applicable) and a contemporary solo. (Please note we do not accept videos to download.)

The auditions will be arranged individually and take place in the ballet studios of Opernhaus Zürich in December 2022 with possibly a further audition in spring 2023. Deadline: Thursday, 1st December 2022 For application or further questions, you can reach the ballet management at audition@opernhaus.ch