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Auditions

Ballet Legato 

Ballet Legato is searching for dancers for their 2020/21 Season
August 2020-June 2021
Deadline is May 1st, 2020
Please send materials to info@balletlegato.org
For full details and requirements go to: https://www.balletlegato.org/events

DCDC Company Auditions

Dayton – April 18, 9am-5pm
DCDC Company Auditions
Registration starts at 9 a.m., Audition runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company studios, 840 Germantown St., Dayton, OH 45402
More information and pre-registration at https://www.dcdc.org/audition

DCDC2 Company Auditions

Dayton – Sat., May 9, 2020, Registration starts at 10 a.m., Audition runs 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company studios, 840 Germantown St., Dayton, OH 45402
More information and pre-registration at https://www.dcdc.org/audition
Contact Director of Education & Outreach Services Shonna Hickman-Matlock at 937-228-3232 ext 110 or email shonna@dcdc.org

North Pointe Ballet is Hiring Male Dance Artists

Company Member and Apprentices
• 30-week contracts (August–May with breaks). Pay scale varies. Benefits include shoes, comp tickets, and athletic training. Weekly rehearsal and outreach tour
hours: Tues & Thurs 9:30 AM–2:30 PM, Sat 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (M-W-F-Sun off, except tech weeks). Performances held at The Lorain Palace Theater, Magnificat Performing Arts Center, and Near West Theatre. 2020-2021 Season will include one rep concert and two full-length ballets. Classical ballet training required. Training in contemporary, theater, and partnering a plus.
Email résumé and dance photo to melaina@northpointeballet.org to request an appointment to audition.

The Dancing Wheels Company

Cleveland, OH
Dancingwheels.org, 216-432-0306
National touring company, Dancing Wheels, has an immediate opening for a male or female wheelchair dancer/athlete* for the remainder of the 2019/20 season.

*No professional dance experience is required, but candidates must have excellent wheelchair mobility skills, be strong and athletic, and be willing to train, travel, and tour throughout the nation and work full time. Workdays, when not on tour, are Monday-Friday 10:00am-3:00pm. Pay scale is commensurate with experience; paid holidays and vacation time are included.

The Dancing Wheels Company, America’s first professional, physically integrated dance company, is in its 39th anniversary season. The Company is an internationally touring dance company that works with highly acclaimed choreographers each year. Most recent works include full-length pieces from Marc Brew, Donald McKayle, Dianne McIntyre, Nai-Ni Chen, Christopher Fleming, Michael Uthoff, Peter Kalivis, David Rousseve and David Dorfman to name a few.

The full ensemble trains together with both stand-up and sit-down wheelchair dancers in an equitable and accessible environment giving equal opportunity for training and employment for all.

To audition, interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resumé, and head shot to Mary Verdi-Fletcher, President/Founding Artistic Director at VFletcher1@aol.com.

Please call (216) 432-0306 for additional information or to schedule an audition.

Verb Ballets

Audition Date: Ongoing
Audition Time: By appointment
3558 Lee Rd.
Shaker Heights, OH 44120
Website: www.verbballets.org

Currently seeking male and female apprentices and company members for the 2020-21 season. Applications for the Trainee Program are ongoing.

Verb Ballets is a contemporary ballet company located in Shaker Heights, Ohio (just minutes from downtown Cleveland, Ohio). Verb Ballets presents dynamic programming through bold artistry, unique styles and technical excellence that captivates a broad audience. Verb Ballets is seeking dancers for annual 10-11 month contracts that include fringe benefits* and a one week paid vacation. Relocation assistance is available. Must have a strong background in ballet and contemporary technique. Submission must include headshot, resume and a YouTube or Vimeo link showing dancer’s abilities. Submissions accepted December – March 2020 and will be kept on file. Pay will be commensurate with experience. More information available at http://www.verbballets.org/auditions.html

*Pay: Pay will be commensurate with experience and ability + Benefits: Dance Class, FICA, Paid Vacation, Shoe Allowance, Worker’s Comp, Other: Relocation Assistance

Please send to send submissions to: Richard Dickinson, Associate Artistic Director
Verb Ballets 3558 Lee Rd. Shaker Heights, OH 44120 or email rdickinson@verbballets.org

 

Trainee Auditions
Audition Date: Ongoing
Audition Time: By appointment
3558 Lee Rd.
Shaker Heights, OH 44120
Website: www.verbballets.org

Verb Ballets’ Trainee Program is geared for students ages 16 and older who are preparing for a professional dance career.  The Trainee Program seeks to develop young aspiring professional dancers into professional dancers through a carefully and individualized study plan. Trainees participate in company classes and rehearsals while having the opportunity to perform with Verb Ballets during the season and work with guest choreographers. Trainees also work with the company dancers in educational and community outreach activities throughout the year. The personal attention and guidance provided by Producing Artistic Director and Associate Artistic Director help to prepare and guide each student for their dance future. Trainees who are invited back for a second year and complete two consecutive years of study in this program will receive a certificate of training upon completion of their second year. This is a tuition based year-round program for a maximum of two years. Students are selected to participate in the Trainee Program by audition. Submission must include headshot, resume and a YouTube or Vimeo link showing dancers abilities prior to audition invitation. Must have a strong background in ballet technique. Ongoing submissions accepted. More information available at http://www.verbballets.org/trainees.html

Please send to send submissions to: Richard Dickinson, Associate Director Verb Ballets  3558 Lee Rd. Shaker Heights, OH 44120 or email rdickinson@verbballets.org

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