Audition Notice 2015 Final



DATE: Sunday, February 8, 2015
TIME: Registration begins at 2:00pm. Audition 2:30pm – 5:45pm
LOCATION: Dance Teq Centre, 226 Queen Street West, 2nd Floor, Toronto
AUDITION FEE: $25.00 (payable by cheque at the time of the audition)

For our Open Auditions expect the following:

Applicants must have a strong classical technique, good partnering skills, and experience in contemporary work.
Applicants will be observed in a ballet class
Women must be prepared for pointe work.
Applicants will be expected to learn repertoire.
Applicants must provide a current resume, headshot and full body photograph at the audition.

Pre-registration is greatly appreciated. Please email to pre-register.

Ballet Kelowna performs a mixed repertoire of classical, neo-classical and contemporary dance. Under the artistic direction of Simone Orlando, Ballet Kelowna brings excellent, inspiring and memorable dance to British Columbia and the Canadian west and fulfills its mandate to commission new work from emerging and established Canadian choreographers, while presenting masterworks from the world’s ballet canon.

You are also welcome to send at any time your current resume, a headshot and full body photo, as well as either a DVD or a link on the web of your dancing by email to or by mail to Ballet Kelowna at 101 – 2303 Leckie Road, Kelowna, BC V1X 6Y5.

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Dancing in the 3rd Act: Call for Senior Participants


Springboard Danse Montréal, project: June 7-26

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Audition: Decidedly Jazz DanceWorks

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Alberta Ballet Company Auditions for the 15/16 season.

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The Alberta Ballet is holding auditions for their 15/16 season.

Alberta Ballet is Western Canada’s largest ballet company. This season, their 48th, includes the Director’s Cut of their hit collaboration with Sarah McLachlan, Fumbling Towards Ecstasy, as well as the world premiere of a new Carmen by company dancer Yukichi Hattori.

Audition dates:

Saturday January 17th, 2015 at the Juilliard School 155 West 65th, studio 322. Check in begins at 16:00 (4pm).

Sunday January 18th, 2015 at the National Ballet School studio 6D 400 Jarvis Street Toronto, ON M4Y 2G6. Check in begins at 11:30am.

Sunday February 22nd, 2015 at the Alberta Ballet’s main studios 141 18th Ave SW Calgary, AB T2S 0B8. Check in begins at 14:00 (2pm).

All applicants must register by sending one headshot, at least one dance photo, resume and video link to

Only those who register will be admitted to the audition, due to maximum occupancy restrictions.

Call for Submissions: PITCH ANDY, Theatre Passe Muraille

December 15 and 16
Theatre Passe Muraille

This is our twice-a-year invitation to artists of all disciplines and backgrounds to come and make a pitch to Artistic Director Andy McKim. Releasing the bounds of a formal audition, Pitch Andy is an opportunity for artists to introduce themselves to Theatre Passe Muraille in whatever way best represents them.

Pitch Andy gives artists five minutes to showcase themselves or present an idea. Pitch an idea, pitch a show, pitch yourself! We’re on the lookout for exciting new artists to work with and remarkable artistic projects to facilitate, collaborate on, and be inspired by. Be sure to think outside the box—we are most interested in seeing artists who have something to say beyond “please produce my show”.

We are now accepting submissions for our next Pitch Andy session on December 15 and 16. Please submit only if you are available between 11am and 3pm on those days. There are NO alternate pitch times. Pitches will take place in the Theatre Passe Muraille backspace; there is no piano in the space, and no technical elements will be available. Be prepared to bring everything you need. Set-up time will be included in your five minutes. All submissions are due on December 11. To apply, simply click HERE and you’ll find all of the information you need.



The 25th Anniversary of the SummerWorks Performance Festival runs for 11 days from August 6 – 16, 2015 – application details below.

The Early Bird deadline for applications is 11:59 PM on January 19, 2015. The Regular Deadline is  11:59 PM on February 2, 2015.

NEW THIS YEAR We now have the newly-minted National, Theatre, Dance, Music, and Live Art Series. This is not only the inaugural year of the Dance Series, but also the first time we’re accepting formal submissions for the Music Series. Both musicians and performance-based (theatre, dance, etc.) artists are invited to apply separately or collectively for the Music Series.


- Application Guidelines

Click here for the Dance Series Application.

More info:


Audition: Ismailova Theatre of Dance


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Ismailova Theatre of Dance company is looking for male and female dancers or actors who can dance for upcoming shows including a new full-length dance/physical theatre production to be presented on May 2nd at 8 pm and May 3rd at 3 pm and 8 pm at Pia Bowman Studio Theatre in 2015.

Audition date: Sunday, December 7th, 2014, 6 pm, registration at 5:30
If accepted, you will need to attend call back (casting rehearsal): Sunday, December 14th at 6 pm

Rehearsals between: January 4th 2015 – April 26th, 2015.

Dancers and actors must be committed, have professional attitude and be available to rehearse 2 times a week (Sunday evening and Monday or Wednesday evening).
Any dance background is welcome, but must be willing to perform different dance styles including contemporary, contact improv, jazz, ballroom, traditional folk.

It is a paid gig.

Ismailova Theatre of Dance was founded in April 2009. It brings theatre and dance together to express sincere feelings, tell real stories and show touching characters through original choreography. The work of dance theatre is narrative and focused on filling dance with meaning.

Ismailova Theatre of Dance regularly performs on various stages of Toronto and Ontario including its sold out full length physical theatre productions Blue Lantern (2014), Wings (2012), Toyland (2011), My Last Teacher (2010) and Behind the Door (2011).

All auditionees should visit company’s blog to watch videos of it’s past work and read the information about it’s philosophy and mandate HERE.

Email with your contact information (cell number), artistic resume and a short artistic bio. We will send you the location details.

There is a separate call to dancers and actors who can dance under age of 18. Please email with the subject JUNIOUR AUDITIONS.

Contact information: Merey Ismailova, coordinator, 647-829-4839.


Belluard Festival CALL FOR PROJECTS

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The Festival Belluard Bollwerk International and Migros Culture Percentage are looking for new or nascent artistic projects on the subject ‘Fortress Europe’ to show in the festival’s main venue, a medieval fortress. Any form of artistic expression is admitted, the more interdisciplinary, the better. An international jury will select the projects that will receive a production grant of 5.000 CHF to 10.000 CHF and will be produced in the frame of Belluard Festival (June 25th to July 4th 2015) in Fribourg, Switzerland.

Applications can be sent in by artists or practitioners from other fields working interdisciplinary; from Fribourg or the rest of the world; individuals or groups; with performative or installative projects or interventions connected to the thematic.

DEADLINE: DEC. 15th, 2014.
Only applications sent in per email to will be accepted.

See the application guidelines HERE.

Ballet Creole – Performance Opportunity for Youth



LOCATION: St. Mary Catholic Elementary School, 20 Portugal Square, Toronto

Seeking youth dancers aged 12 – 18 years old to perform in two sections of “The Nutcracker” choreographed by Ballet Creole in collaboration with Stewart Goodyear.

The performance will be part of the Royal Conservatory of Music’s new series of Family Concerts at Koerner Hall.
Performance date: Saturday, December 6th, 2014. at 2pm
Tech date: Friday, December 5th – 3pm – 5pm TBC
Rehearsals: Every Saturday: Nov 1st – Nov 29th 12:30pm-2pm
Rehearsal at Koerner Hall – Tuesday, December 2nd


Seeking dancers aged 16+ (male & female) to be part of a new section of the critically acclaimed holiday show, Soulful Messiah part of Ballet Creole’s 25th anniversary season. Gain professional experience working with one of Toronto’s main stream dance companies!

A chance to perform at Fleck Dance Theatre with the Ballet Creole Dance Company

Performance dates: Nov 28 – 8pm, Nov 29 – 2pm, Nov 29 – 8pm
Tech date: Nov 27 – 4pm – 10pm: time TBC
Rehearsals: Every Saturday: Nov 1 – Nov 22nd 12:30-2pm
*Some Tuesday nights may be added

- Male or Female 12-18 years old
- 1-2 years of dance training
- Passion for dance and good sense of rhythm and movement
- Must be available for all rehearsals and performances

To register for the audition or for more information:
416-960-0350 ext 0