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Inlet’s 2024 Spring Audition Workshop

Free to attend 
March 16 & 17, 2-6pm & 9am-12pm (both days required)
Held at Inlet’s Studios: 2937 W. 25th St. Suite D, Cleveland, OH 44113

Instead of a formal audition, Inlet will hold a free two-day workshop for those interested in joining our Trainee & Apprentice program for the 2024-25 season. The workshop will include classes in Erick Hawkins-based release modern technique, Alison Chase/Pilobolus-base non-traditional partnering, and structured improvisation. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn selections from Inlet’s 23 years of repertory.

To sign up, go to: tinyurl.com/InletAudition24

For more information about the company, visit: inletdance.org

Questions? Call/text us at: (216) 386-1547

Ohio University School of Dance off campus audition

Ohio University School of Dance off campus audition
April 19-21, 2024 West Virginia Dance Festival, or Walk-ins and Virtual Auditions
For questions about dance auditions, email Jessica Fox, (foxj5@ohio.edu) assistant director of
recruitment for the College of Fine Arts. For technical questions about submitting your audition materials,
please email Undergraduate Admissions.

OhioDance Festival

April 27, 2024 12:45pm-2:00pm
Audition Workshop with Visceral Dance Chicago
This class will also serve as an audition opportunity, bring headshot and resume if interested.
OhioDance Festival
Held at Ohio State Dance, Sullivant Hall, 1813 North High St., Columbus Ohio 43210
Guest Artist Nick Pupillo, Contemporary with Visceral Dance Chicago
(Ages 17+, Intermediate / Advanced / Audition)
The workshop will include contemporary technique, along with exploring movement while learning Visceral
Dance Chicago’s
innovative repertoire from Founder/Artistic Director, Nick Pupillo and Visceral company members.
Register at https://ohiodance.org/festival/registration/

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, is an award-winning
choreographer recognized for the power and versatility in his work. A graduate of Indiana University and
former dancer with Giordano Dance Chicago, Pupillo’s focus quickly became concentrated on teaching
and creating. In 2006, he decided to focus on training and mentoring young talent by developing the now
reputable, pre-professional company, Visceral Studio Company. TimeOut Chicago lists Visceral Dance
Center as “A bustling,well-appointed facility…with instructors from top companies and in-demand guest
teachers.” Utilized by a number of Chicago-based companies, Visceral Dance Center is home to its
resident company, Visceral Dance Chicago. Pupillo founded Visceral Dance Chicago in the fall of 2013.
This repertory company presents his daring vision to explore the infinite possibilities of contemporary
movement. The dancers of Visceral demonstrate this choreographic invention and are recognized for their
technique, passion, and athleticism. Since inception, the company has developed a diverse and respected
repertoire by new emerging voices and distinguished, world renowned choreographers. Visceral Dance
Chicago has been named one of Dance Magazine’s 25 to Watch, recognizing the company’s
accomplishments and potential in the national community. Pupillo has led the company in a forthright
direction, establishing a repertoire described as “expertly devised and stylish as they come.” (Chicago
Tribune) He has created fifteen signature works for the company, as well as four collaborations with The
Chicago Philharmonic. Pupillo teaches master classes in the U.S. and around the world and has taught for
the Jazz Dance World Congress, Culver Academies, Chicago Dance Connection and Chicago National
Association of Dance Masters, where he received the 2018 Artistic Achievement Award.

Oyo Dance Company

Columbus-March 17, 2024
Oyo Dance Company
Looking for advanced preprofessional dancers and professional dancers. Audition will include ballet, modern, ballroom, solo presentation and in person interview.
You must pre-register by March 15, 2024 at www.oyodancecompany.org.
We are looking for dancers ages 18 and up for both 2nd Company (Training) Contracts and Professional Company contracts.
rachel@oyodancecompany.org, 614-253-6683

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