Kaeja d’Dance is holding auditions for Company Members on November 18th &19th


Kaeja d’Dance is auditioning for company dancers for new creations being made over the next few years. Dancers must be  team players, willing to take creative risks and go beyond their comfort level. An inclusive spirit, hunger for collaboration, passion and fascination for physical and intellectual inquisitiveness, both independently and as part of an ensemble are essential.  Strength and experience in improvisation, partnering and contemporary practices are vital.

All the information about the audition, including how to apply may be found here.

Happy Monday! New adventures and dancing opportunities await!


Rosie Park’s company in 5 Soldiers

It’s Monday, it’s a new month and maybe you’re feeling that it’s  time to switch things up:  go somewhere new, study with someone different, try dancing in a new city. What you do is up to you, but here are some dancing opportunities to help you move in a new direction.

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Audition Notice Exim Dance Company

Exim Dance Company based in Plymouth, Devon is seeking 3 professional dancers and one understudy (2 males, 2 females) for their upcoming Research and Development Period between 19th February – 16th March (4 weeks) Please note this is subject to successful funding. The audition workshops and choreography will be delivered by Adam Benjamin.

Open Call – Unit Motives: Cage

Die Wolke art group calls choreographers, for a second consecutive year, to its Unit Motives initiative for the creation of solo contemporary dance works on musical works by great composers. This year, the event aims to explore the different kinetic and choreographic approaches to the interpretation of works by John Cage…

Play Practice Apprenticeship Program in India

Play Practice Residency organises a 3 week residential apprenticeship program for the 4th time focusing on Contemporary dance research, Improvisation methods, Contact improvisation, Partnering scores and Choreography taught by Ori Florin, Abhilash Ningappa and Irene sposetti, combining with Indian martial arts ( Kalari Payattu) and Yoga workshops . Indian classical dance forms (Odissi and Kuchupudi)…

PACT Zollverein Residency

Running all year round since 2002, the residency programme is at the heart of PACT Zollverein’s day to day work. Open to professional artists from home and abroad who work in the areas of dance, performance, media arts or music and closely linked to PACT’s two other core strands of activity …

Dance Workshop With Frantics Dance Company

8h Dance workshop with Frantics Dance Company When: 25th-26th of November 2017 /15p.m-19p.m Where: Marameo, Berlin Import: 65€ (until 12th November) From 13th until 24th November the import will be 80€ Levell: Medium-Advance To register write an email with the subject “Frantics Workshop” to:contact.frantics@gmail.com The workshop is a very physical, dynamic and emotional experience.

Rosie Kay Dance Company Urgently Seeks Male Dancers

RKDC seeks male dancers to learn part of the 5 SOLDIERS repertoire to join the company in New York and Washington DC in January 2018. Where: DanceXchange, Level 5, Birmingham Hippodrome, Thorp Street, Birmingham B5 4TB When: Friday 10 November 2017 Dancers need these qualities: Very fast at learning Good memory for complex material …

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks has an immediate opening for a male dancer



Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (DJD) has an immediate opening for a male dancer for an 18-week contract. This full-time contract is for the period January 2 to May 6, 2018. Rehearsals will take place in Banff and Calgary culminating in a production titled MIMIC with premiering in April at the DJD Dance Centre. There is potential for future contracts in 2018/19 & 2019/20 seasons including national touring.

Based in Calgary, AB, DJD has been bringing the soul and athleticism of jazz dance to audiences since 1984. DJD’s mandate is to create an awareness of, and encourage respect for the integrity, spirit and traditions of jazz while evolving and propelling the art form forward through performance and education.

Interested dancers must have completed high school, should be at least 19 years old and possess high technical abilities, musicality, groove, performance quality, maturity and professionalism. College and/or university level training is an asset. Only applicants with at least 3 years of steady, committed dance training will be considered.

Interested applicants can apply by sending a resume to Laura Kleiner at:  lkleiner@decidedlyjazz.com  by November 20, 2017.

There are no openings for female dancers at this time.   If you’d like to be considered for future positions, please send your resume and video demo to Laura Kleiner  at  lkleiner@decidedlyjazz.com or by mail to: 111 12th Ave SE Calgary, Alberta
T2G 0Z9.


Registration for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s National Audition Tour is now open

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is seeking young dancers ready to enter Grade 6 who wish to train as professional dancers and post-secondary students who wish to prepare for a professional career in dance to audition for its professional division. The RWB also offers a professional teacher training program.

Auditions are held annually across Canada from October to January.

If you or a dancer you know would like to be considered for any of these programs, further information and links to the requisite forms and programs descriptions may be found below.



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Students who participate in the 2017/18 Audition Tour are auditioning to gain acceptance into the Professional Division Summer Session (July 2018) in Winnipeg, which serves as the second audition phase to gain acceptance into Regular Session (September 2018 to June 2019).

Registration for the 2017/18 Audition Tour is now open. English registration forms can be found here and French registration forms can be found here. Once your registration form is completed, please send it either by email to school@rwb.org or mail to Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, 380 Graham Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 4K2.

Full-time academic and ballet training for students in Academic Grade 6+.

Post-secondary ballet training for students making the transition to professional dance careers.

Post-secondary ballet training for students seeking careers in dance education.


SIB Dance Lab, Norway.

Want to be part of an international festival in Norway?  Take a workshop for losers in Berlin? Audition for a ballet company located near Germany’s legendary Black Forest?

All this and more awaits you in this week’s DANCING OPPORTUNITIES.  And remember:  click on the header to see the full post.

Audition Notice UBF Team

The UBF Team is looking for dancers and actors for their new contemporary theatre performance project “Under the Blanket of Freedom”. This piece is a tragicomedy embodying the psychological distance between generations with bitter humour and sarcasm. The production of Under the Blanket of Freedom will premiere in March 2018 in Berlin.

Winter Tanz Workshops

Winter Tanz offers a range of contemporary teaching approaches from somatic techniques, body work, contact improvisation and improvisation, company repertoire to traditional dance forms – as always accessible to different levels and age groups and easy to combine with each other. For the first time our guest at Tanzfabrik is K.J. Holmes from New York…

The Audition Workshop (TAW) with Kerry Biggin

The Audition Workshop (TAW) with Kerry Biggin, ex-Phoenix, Scottish Dance Theatre, New Adventures and Michael Clark a.o. Every month, TAW runs an Audition Intensive and hosts a different artist to shine their light on the Auditioning process and share their experiences of the dance world. TAW will next host Kerry Biggin …

BODY TONGUE LIGHT | Two Week Intensive with Billie Hanne

BODY TONGUE LIGHT | two week intensive with Billie Hanne Where: Dock11 & Eden, Berlin, Germany When: 20.11 – 01.12.2017 Deadline for application:20.11.2017 This course investigates the nature of speech in relationship to the dancing body. New concepts are introduced and through clear instruction the dancer / poet is able to align a word …

Audition Notice Ballett Theater Pforzheim

The dance company at the theater in Pforzheim, Germany, under the direction of Guido Markowitz is looking for professional male and female dancers for the season 2018/2019. Where: Pforzheim, Germany When: 04.02.2018 Deadline for applications: 13.01.2018 Applying dancers are required to have good knowledge of classical technique, very good knowledge of contemporary technique…

The Invincible Loser Workshop

THE INVINCIBLE LOSER i am a loser, and you, you’re a loser too. then along comes this day – it makes you invincible. but you’re still a loser. the only thing left to do is to make your way to berlin to participate in a workshop with first-rate-loser johannes wieland.

Open Call 2018 – SIB Dance Lab

SIB Dance Lab is searching for projects for the upcoming lab in summer of 2018. The 18th – 23rd of June we will arrange SIB Dance Lab 7th edition in Hamar, Norway. We are looking for workshops, performances, seminars and happenings in the genres of performance art, dance, choreography and dance/movement research.

Call for Applications – Emergence: A Young Choreographer’s Showcase

NOISE Moves Youth Dance Festival is pleased to announce a new choreographic mentoring programme as part of the 2018 festival. Emergence, a showcase of young emerging choreographers, will take place the weekend of the festival. Where: RUA RED, South Dublin’s Arts Centre, Tallaght, Co. Dublin. Ireland When: Saturday 28th April 2018

The deadline to apply to Festival Vue sur la Releve is October 31st!

Wanna strut your stuff at the 2018 Toronto Fringe? The deadline to apply is November 3rd!

Beardonce wants you to bring it to the 2018 Fringe of Toronto!

Our friends at  The Toronto Fringe Festival have asked us to remind you that if you think you’ve got a Fringe dance show in you for next season, now’s the time to enter the draw.  We know this is a hotly contested lottery:  but you can’t win if you don’t play!

The Fringe accepts entries from ANYWHERE IN CANADA for the Dance category.  Dance category entrants have a good chance of getting into the festival. What are you waiting for?


What it is: The Toronto Fringe Festival is Ontario’s largest theatre festival, showcasing over 150 shows each July in over 30 venues in the downtown core.
Accepting applications: October 2 – November 3, 2017
Who it’s for: Anyone and everyone! No matter who you are, the Fringe is for you. All festival participants are selected by lottery every November at our Lottery Party.
Cost to apply: Application fee of $29 + participation fee of $750 (only if drawn)


Good luck and see you at the Tranzac for the Lottery Party on December 1 or at the Facebook live event for the International/National lotteries! Click here for more information.

Auditions for Raymond Dance Company coming up November 5th in Toronto

Want to Dance with the Scottish National Ballet? Have we got a Dancing Opportunity for you!

Kim Brandstrup in the studio

This week’s listing from Dancing Opportunities includes an audition posting from the Scottish National Ballet, workshops in Italy and London including one with Kim Brandstrup on sculpting time, and an intensive in Lisbon.

As always, click on the header to get to the full listing.  TGIF!

NOD Workshop Pau Aran Gimeno

NOD is happy to Invite you to the Intensive 5 days led by PAU ARAN GIMENO Permanent performing member of Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch When: December 4 – 8 / Schedule h: 10:00 /13:30 Workshop included into NOD International Contemporary dance Program  and open to 7 external dancers Where: Lavanderia a Vapore  Corso Pastrengo 51

NOD Workshop Elita Cannata

NOD International Contemporary dance Program invites professional dancers to join 5 intensive days with Elita Cannata When: November 13 – 17 Schedule: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday h: 9,30/10,45 ballet class Wednesday and FridayWednesday and Friday h: 11,00/13,00 Countertechnique Where: Centro Danza Royal – Via San Marino 89/14, Italy

Dancers Wanted For An Image Film

Franklin Film are looking for four professional dancers (m/f), preferably from Mannheim or the area, to perform in an imagespot on a waste disposal site in Kaiserslautern. We are searching for passionate dancers, who would love to be part in an unconventinal commercial project, and willing to dance in hard conditions (night, outdoor).

Audition Notice Ashokkumar Mistry

Following a successful Arts Council England grant, artist Ashokkumar Mistry is looking for dancers as part of a new collaboration between Ashokkumar Mistry, Balbir Singh Dance Company and Cathy Waller Company. When: Sunday 12th November Where: London,UK  (invite only) Deadline for applications: Monday 6th November

Sculpting Time Choreographic Lab with Kim Brandstrup

Emerging choreographers are invited to develop their practice in a workshop led by award-winning choreographer Kim Brandstrup. Through a series of physical, musical and drama tasks, participants will be encouraged to reflect on the different ways we experience time, and how this can be navigated and utilised choreographically.

Open Call TanzPlan Ost 2018

For the TanzPlan Ost program 2018 we are looking for productions by companies with a link to the region. Additionally to that, the program contains an international dance project with the choreographer Fabrice Mazliah. Furthermore, TanzPlan Ost presents a prize for choreography made possible by the SSA (Société Suisse des Auteurs, Lausanne).

ZfinMalta Dance Ensemble Digital Content Creator

The national dance company of Malta, ŻfinMalta Dance Ensemble, is looking for a Digital Content Creator. The chosen candidate will be engaged on a six-month contract for service with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon satisfactory performance and funding. S/he will be expected to work approximately 10 to 12 hours per week .

AUDITIONS for the Intensive Course in Interpretation and Choreography VI

AUDITIONS for the Intensive Course in Interpretation and Choreography VI When / Where: December 2nd, at 3pm – Jazzy Dance Studios, Lisbon December 9th, at 11am – Companhia Instável, Oporto Please send your CV and motivation letter to: lugar@companhiainst avel.pt Jazzy Dance Studios – Rua da Cintura do Porto a Santos, Armazém J , 1200-109 Santos | Lisboa Lugar Instável – Floor 1

Audition Notice Scottish Dance Theatre

Scottish Dance Theatre and Artistic Director Fleur Darkin are looking for creative and versatile male and female dancers with a minimum of 3 years performance experience since graduation. Candidates should possess strong technical and performance skills and a broad experience including ballet, contemporary dance, improvisation and contact wor. Where: London, UK When: Saturday 24 February 2018


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Doors Open Toronto is a free weekend celebration that creates access to, heightens awareness of, and generates excitement about Toronto’s architecture, history and urban design. 150 of Toronto’s most historic and/or architecturally significant buildings, many not normally open to the public, open their doors for tours and/or special programs.

The 19th annual Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf returns on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27, 2018. The theme for the 2018 event is “Film” and will involve sites with a history of being locations for a variety of film and television shows, film studios, pre- and post-production houses, schools and training programs, film and video co-ops and other sites involved directly or indirectly with the Toronto film scene. We are looking for projects that will specifically tie in with this theme.

As part of the 2018 special programming we invite artists to submit proposals for projects that connect to the Doors Open Toronto programming and reference the theme. We encourage artists from across disciplines to apply. Proposals should be for projects up to a maximum of $3,000.


The deadline to submit proposals is Monday, October 23, 2017. Applications should adhere to the following guidelines:

  • 2 pages maximum
  • Include a description of the project and its concept
  • Include background information on the applicant—are you an organization, a collective or an individual?
  •  Include relevant documentation of past or present work (video, website, visuals)
  • Include budget breakdown with in-kind resources to be contributed by applicant
  • Connect to Doors Open programming themes
  •  Proposed locations of projects can be a site on the Doors Open building list or at City Hall. We will accept suggestions of new locations however, to be considered, the location will have to be assessed by the City of Toronto and commit to be open 10-5pm for the two days of the Doors Open event.

Please submit applications by email to doorsopen@toronto.ca.

Or by mail to the address below:

Kerri MacDonald
Doors Open Toronto,
Special Events
City Hall,
6th Floor West Tower
100 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario

M6H 2N2