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Auditions, Jobs, Opportunities
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
LONDON CITY BALLET
London City Ballet, under the artistic directorship of Christopher Marney, is seeking exceptional dancers for its inaugural tour in 2024. We require dancers of all ranks to perform in a range of classical repertoire and new creations for a UK and International tour. Applicants should demonstrate proven artistry and an interest in narrative work. Excellent pointe work and strong partnering skills are essential, as well as a secure technique and training in classical ballet. An audition will be held in London on 13th January 2024 (ballet class) and a selected recall on 14th January 2024 (ballet class and repertoire). It is essential applicants are available for both days. Audition is strictly in person and audition via company class or video is not possible at this time. Contract availability: late May - early October 2024. Audition is by invitation only. Please apply via the following link https://londoncityballet.com/auditions/ Application deadline: 24th December 2023. London City Ballet are an equal opportunities employer and we look forward to welcoming your application.
HUNGARIAN NATIONAL BALLET
Hungarian National Ballet - artistic director Tamás Solymosi - will be holding an audition from 10:00 on 4 February 2024 at the Opera House in Budapest for immediate openings as well as contracts starting 15 July 2024 (depending on the applicants’ work visa requirements) for classically trained, professional male and female ballet dancers. Applications must be sent to email@example.com by 21 January 2024 (Sunday). Following evaluation, selected applicants will be contacted by email. For details of application materials required, please visit https://www.opera.hu/
GCDANCEVENTS is thrilled to announce a new audition event set for December 9th, 2023, in Milan, featuring Ballet de Monterrey and Étoile Ballet Theatre. Yosvani Ramos, the Artistic Director of Ballet de Monterrey, seeks 3 male corps de ballet dancers for the upcoming season starting in January. Additionally, opportunities are available for both female and male corps de ballet dancers, along with principal dancers, for the 2024/2025 season. Walter Angelini and Ines Albertini, Artistic Directors of Étoile Ballet Theatre, are scouting for corps de ballet and soloist dancers for their Spartacus production scheduled in May 2023, as well as for the 2024/2025 season. For further details and registration form, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org *Participation fees apply
DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET JUNIOR COMPANY
Dutch National Ballet Junior Company - artistic director Ernst Meisner -will be holding an audition on 20 January 2024 for strong, classically trained dancers, who will be graduating this year or next year, for the 2024 / 25 season. The audition, by invitation only, will be held at Dutch National Opera & Ballet in Amsterdam. To apply for this audition, go to opera ballet.nl/audition and fill out your application form. Application deadline: 10 December 2023. Only selected dancers will receive an invitation before 17 December 2023.
The next Grand Auditions organised by D&D Art Productions will be held at the Teatre-Auditori Sant Cugat, Barcelona from 6 - 7 February 2024 and in Bucharest from 24 - 25 February 2024. The auditions are open to professional dancers and graduate students between the ages of 17 and 26. Fees are payable. In Barcelona, the directors will be Stanton Welch, Nina Polakova, Nicolas Le Riche, Mario Radacovsky, Septime Webre, Aaron S. Watkin and Kinsun Chan and the deadline for applications is 15 December 2023 (or sooner if all places are filled). In Budapest, the directors will be Ernst Meisner, Xin Peng Wang, Raimondo Rebeck, Thomas Mayr and Lenka Drimalova and the deadline for applications is 5 January 2024. More information at www.grandaudition.net
Győri Balett are looking for female and male dancers with dancer qualifications and professional technical and artistic standards. Application conditions: age: 18 to 25; minimum height 165 cm (female); 170 cm (male). How to apply: Please send your application material as described below, in one e-mail, to email@example.com Application materials: portrait; full body picture; 2-3 dance photos; professional CV including birth date, citizenship, mobile phone number, height in cm, weight in kg, education, competitions, awards, main roles, work experience etc.; link of video recording a solo choreography. The photo and video material shouldn't be older than one year. Deadline: 5 December 2023. The selected dancers will be contacted after the application. For them, the audition will be held on the 15 December at 11:00 a.m., with the personal attendance at the Győri Balett Studio (Hungary – Győr, 9022 Teleki László Str. 57. – Árpád Park House). The Audition will consist of a ballet class and a solo dance to demonstrate improvisation skills. We offer contracts for one year.
Ballet Cymru is looking for diverse, individual, experienced, and exceptionally motivated dancers wanted. Excellent classical ballet and/or contemporary and creative skills. Ballet Cymru welcomes applications from disabled, neuro-diverse, Black, Asian, non-Black people of colour, and/or ethnically diverse dancers. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. Auditions in January/February 2024. Full Time and Freelance Contracts available, starting April 2024. Please send your details in the form of a written CV or preferred presentation, along with links to suitable photos and/or videos to: Darius James OBE, Artistic Director, Ballet Cymru Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for applications: January 2024. Auditions by invitation only will be held in Ballet Cymru’s accessible dance studios in Newport, Wales, UK in January/February 2024. This advert is available on our website www.ballet.cymru as a BSL English video, and in Welsh.
BALLET DE MONTERREY
Ballet de Monterrey - artistic director Yosvani Ramos - in Mexico is looking for male dancers with strong classical training for the corps the ballet. Please send your CV and materials to Artistic Director Yosvani Ramos at email@example.com
ATLANTIC BALLET ATLANTIQUE CANADA
Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada - Artistic Director Igor Dobrovolskiy - is looking for a dancer for the 2023-2024 Season. This contract would begin at the end of May 2024. Dancers must have strong classical technique and be of soloist standard. The company has a principal focus on new creation, therefore, dancers must be flexible and able to adapt to new and varied choreography. A competitive salary is offered. Dancers may send CV, photos and web link of recent work to firstname.lastname@example.org attention Mr. Dobrovolskiy.
THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET SCHOOL – ARTISTIC DIRECTOR & HEAD OF SCHOOL
Based in the heart of Melbourne’s Arts Precinct, The Australian Ballet School is Australia’s national centre for elite vocational classical dance training. Established in 1964, the School’s curriculum, program and qualifications have constantly adapted to meet the evolving expectations of the artform, within the sector and the broader community. The School celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2024. The role of Artistic Director & Head of School is a strategic and creative leadership role responsible for artistic and education excellence and the development of students by providing the highest quality training, education and wellbeing within a financially viable framework. As the key creative leader, the Artistic Director & Head of School fosters and models a contemporary organisational culture that is creative, positive, progressive and inclusive. They will value a diversity of backgrounds, opinions and ways of working, drawing the very best from students, colleagues and partners in leading the development of exceptional Australian ballet talent. This important leadership role requires deep experience within the artform, an understanding of ballet trends and international networks, with proven experience in elite ballet instruction and performance. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of artistic leadership and a passionate commitment to vocational training at the highest level, a willingness to pioneer diversity and best practise, and a clear vision and ambition to take The Australian Ballet School into its next phase. For further information, including a Candidate Pack, please contact Vanessa Duscio: email@example.com
SEMPEROPER BALLETT - DANCERS
The Semperoper Ballett and appointed Artistic Director Kinsun Chan are searching for exceptionally skilled dancers of all ranks from Principal to Apprentice. We seek dancers with strong artistry and dynamic movement qualities who contribute to the creative process and thrive on performing a wide range of choreographies, strong classical and contemporary technique are required, improvisational skills are a plus. The audiition is by invitation only. To apply please go to this LINK. Deadline for applications is 31 December 2023.
BALLET CHEMNITZ - DANCERS
The Ballet Chemnitz under the artistic leadership of ballet director Sabrina Sadowska is looking for dancers for immediate and future positions. We are looking for dancers with excellent classical ballet technique, strong contemporary dance skills and at least 3 years of professional dance experience. The company’s repertoire includes full evening classical ballets as well as contemporary programs. Alongside choreographic work by Sabrina Sadowska the repertoire includes creations by Katarzyna Kozielska, Andonis Foniadakis, Alexander Ekman, Hans Van Manen, Juanjo Arqués, Martin Harriague, Erion Kruja, among others. We expect a minimum of five years professional stage experience in performing leading roles of the classical and contemporary repertoire.
To apply for the audition, you should submit following required documents:
1. registration form: https://www.theater-chemnitz.de/ballett/audition/registration
2. CV with headshot
3. Artistic Statement
4. Link to a video submission / performance reel
Audition by invitation only! Audition: 18 December 2023 at the ballet studio, Opera Chemnitz.
Application Deadline: 10 December 2023
CANADA'S NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL - ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is acclaimed internationally for being trailblazing, caring, and inclusive, with ambitious standards for holistic training that have readied dancers for careers in professional companies around the world. Proud of its record of breakthrough pedagogy, programming, and partnerships, NBS is also a community-engaged organization that empowers Canadians of all ages, abilities, and aspirations to embrace the joy and benefits of dance. The Artistic Director will build the vision for the School’s continued evolution. Deeply committed to advancing the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion within NBS and across the dance community, the Artistic Director will ensure the rigour of classical ballet and joyously embrace explorations of all forms of dance. The Artistic Director will work collaboratively with the Executive Director to sustain the School’s caring, inclusive culture and to advance its innovative spirit. This visionary leader will be an impassioned ballet teacher with a deep understanding of ballet pedagogy – ideally a former professional dancer with artistic credibility within the dance community, and preferably with experience directing a dance school. A team leader and relationship builder who combines dedication to excellence in dance and dance training with compassion, ability, and understanding, the Artistic Director will inspire students and the entire NBS community. This is an opportunity to lead a high-performing, talented team and to train and educate generations of dancers who will touch and astonish the world. NBS is committed to building a talented workforce that reflects the diversity of Toronto, and strongly encourages applications from all qualified individuals, especially welcoming those with diverse intersectional identities who can contribute to the further diversification of ideas. NBS is committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices; should you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please make your needs/requirements known. More information is available at: https://caldwell.thriveapp.ly/job/1110.
AUDITION FOR DANCERS 24-25 FEBRUARY 2024
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. Audition is by invitation only. Last application date November 26, 2023. For more information and application visit www.opera.se/en/auditions/
AJKUN BALLET THEATRE – AUDITION
Looking for Dancers (age 16-35) and Character Artists (maximum age 45). Classical and contemporary repertory. Paid positions, benefits, fulltime or short contracts, working visa. Auditions in Milan and London (Feb 3, 2024)│ NYC (Feb 18, 2024). Artistic Director: Chiara Ajkun. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org | www.ajkunbt.org/audition
SCOTTISH BALLET - REHEARSAL ASSISTANT
Scottish Ballet are looking for a Rehearsal Assistant to join our Dance & Artistic Development team. We want to hear from you if you have a passion and skillset for teaching and coaching with all levels of artists within the company – including group and soloist work. As well as, a strong knowledge of the technical (pointe technique) and artistic standards of the dancers, keeping up to date with relevant practices within our industry. Our commitment to you is that you will be supported to work in a safe, welcoming, and creative environment. For more information visit our website: https://scottishballet.co.uk/discover/meet-our-people/work-with-us/rehearsal-assistant/
Singapore Ballet will be accepting applications for male dancers at entry level artist and apprentice positions for the 2024 season beginning in January 2024. All contracts are paid 12-month salary plus full health benefits. Submissions should be directed to “Janek Schergen, Artistic Director” using the International Audition Pre-Selection Guidelines found on our website: https://singaporeballet.org/careers/
SAN FRANCISCO BALLET
San Francisco Ballet - artistic director Tamara Rojo - auditions will be held on 10 January 2024 by invitation only. To be considered, please send your audition materials to email@example.com by deadline on 1 December 2023. Audition invitations will be sent out by 18 December 2023. Contracts will begin July 2024 for the 2024-2025 Season. More information on sfballet.org
CAPE TOWN CITY BALLET
Cape Town City Ballet is looking to appoint a qualified Artistic Director with previous experience of commissioning, creating, producing and/or curating imaginative programmes and extensive knowledge of current ballet and dance practices locally and internationally with a wide network of contacts.