DJD employs 8-12 professional dancers annually on a 33-42 week contract. Contracts include health benefits, chiropractic, physiotherapy, and health club/yoga studio memberships. Dancers interested in auditioning for Company positions must be at least 20 years of age, have a passion for jazz dance, and jazz music, plus strong technique and great personal groove.


The Professional Training Program (PTP) at DJD offers 10-15 students an eight-month intensive training experience, dedicated to the development of skilled and knowledgeablejazz dance artists. The program runs Monday to Friday from September to May, with three hours of training each day. Dancers auditioning for the Professional Training Program must be at least 18 years of age, and interested in furthering their knowledge of jazz dance and the work of DJD.


Montreal, QC – Sunday, January 28
Studio Bizz- Mont Royal
551 Avenue D

Winnipeg, MB – Sunday, January 28
NAfro Dance
109 Pulford Street
*Interested dancers are required to attend the Master Class at NAfro from 12:00-1:15PM. Please register through Dance Manitoba
(registration opens December 1)

Toronto, ON – Monday, January 29
Dance Teq Centre
226 Queen St. West

Vancouver, B.C – Friday, February 9
Scotiabank Dance Centre
677 Davie St.

Victoria, B.C – Sunday, February 11
Raino Dance
715 Yates St.
*Interested dancers are required to attend the Master Class at Raino Dance from 1:00-2:30PM. Please register through Raino Dance  (registration opens December 1)

Calgary, AB – Saturday, March 10
DJD Dance Centre
111 12 Ave. SE

To register your intent to audition, please email Joanne Baker with the city where you are auditioning in the subject line. Please bring resume, head shot, and jazz shoes to the audition, no emailed resumes or head shots will be accepted.