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!


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


COMPANY WAYNE McGREGOR - DANCE ARTISTS

Company Wayne McGregor is looking for experienced and creatively curious dance artists with strong contemporary and classical technique to join us for Wayne McGregor’s upcoming work, The Dark Crystal: Odyssey.
Rehearsals: 6 March – 1 April 2023; 1-12 May 2023. Performances: 13 May - 4 June 2023, Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, London UK.
On the completion of this engagement, new contracts will be offered for Company Wayne McGregor’s 2023-2024 touring season.
Deadline for applications is Friday, 28 October 2022 at 5pm BST.
Auditions are invitation only and will be held in London on 10 December 2022, with potential call backs on 11 December 2022.
To apply please visit waynemcgregor.com/about/auditions-jobs/


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


ND/ATERBALLETTO AND ANGELIN PRELJOCAJ

ND/Aterballetto and Angelin Preljocaj are looking for seven performers aged 65 or older. Stage experience will be appreciated but is not essential.  Auditions (by invitation only) at three venues: 3 & 4 Nov in Paris, Théâtre National de la Danse; 8 & 9 Nov in Aix-en-Provence, Pavillon Noir/Ballet Preljocaj; 15 & 16 Nov in Reggio Emilia (Italy), Fonderia – Fondazione Nazionale della Danza / Aterballetto. Please send a covering letter and a short video to guillaume.siard@preljocaj.org (2-3 minutes to introduce yourself and show your personality, your talents and everything you would like to share with the choreographer).This video can be sent directly by e-mail, via youtube or vimeo (without password). Deadline for sending applications: 7 October 2022 midnight. aterballetto.it / preljocaj.org / theatre-chaillot.fr/fr


TEATRO MASSIMO - BALLET COMPANY


The Ballet Company of Teatro Massimo di Palermo in Italy is holding an audition on 16 & 17 October for ballet dancers (corps de ballet/soloists) for the season  2022/23. A preselection by video will take place and selected candiates will be invited to attend the audition in the Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Piazza Verdi. Teatro Massimo di Palermo. To apply, please send a CV (maximum 2 pages), with details of training and work experience; a video with classical and contemporary variations (maximum 3 minutes, 120 MB), which should be sent via wetransfer.com to selezioni@teatromassimo.it  Closing date for applications: 5 October 2022. More details (Italian only) at https://www.teatromassimo.it/audizione-per-tersicoreo-a-di-fila-con-obbligo-di-solista/


STATE OPERA AND BALLET PLOVDIV


State Opera and Ballet Plovdiv, Bulgaria, is looking for ballet dancers (men/women) for corp de ballet, soloists and principals, for participating in performances of choreographers Leo Mujic and Radu Poklitaru with an option of a contract with the company of 1 or 2 years. Dancers must have a very good classical and modern technique.  Applications should be sent by September 15, 2022 to ballet@operaplovdiv.bg - CV with height in centimeters & weight: preferential height - women 160-175cm, men at least 175 cm. The audition will be held in Plovdiv on October 1st, 2022 at 11 am.  Address: Plovdiv 4000, ul. Gladston 15, House of culture ''Boris Hristov’' The Ballet of Plovdiv Opera is an international troupe with a repertoire of classical and neoclassical ballet performances, contemporary dance performances, operas, musicals, children's performances.


SÁRKÖZI GYULA COMPANY - DANCERS WITH STRONG CLASSICAL TECHNIQUE

Sárközi Gyula Company - Founder and Artistic Director Gyula Sárközi is looking for dancers for the 2022-2023 Season. Dancers must have strong classical technique and be of soloist standard. The company has a principle focus on new creation, therefore, dancers must be flexible and able to adapt to new and varied choreography classical and contemporary alike. Dancers may send CV, photos and web link of recent work to artdirector@sgyt.hu


ATLANTIC BALLET ATLANTIQUE, CANADA

Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada, Artistic Director Igor Dobrovolskiy is looking for dancers for the 2022-2023 Season. 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 both classical and contemporary work to operations@atlanticballet.ca  attention Mr. Dobrovolskiy.


UNIVERSAL STUDIOS

Universal Studios Japan and Universal Studios Beijing are seeking Actors, Singers, Dancers, Stunt Performers and Musicians to join their international cast!  Visit www.universalstudiosauditions.com for more information and to apply!