Deadline: Monday March 30, 2015, at midnight

Dusk Dances is accepting submissions for a new initiative for its 2015 Festival:

A 30-minute dance work presented after the regular Dusk Dances program



The purpose of this new initiative is to:
• Bring a longer, more developed dance work, for the Dusk Dances audience to experience
• Present a work that suits the park setting while being audacious artistically

• The work must be 25 to 30 minutes in length, and suitable for 1) a large outdoor site on grass, or 2) a large baseball diamond
• The choreographer and performers must be professional dance artists
• The work must involve between 3 and 6 performers
• New works will not be accepted. The piece must have been presented before, on stage or outdoors
• The choreographer and all the performers must be available for the entire week of the festival, from August 3 to 9, 2015 (7 performances), and for the dress rehearsal that will take place on August 2, 2015.

Dusk Dances will pay a presentation fee. Applications from across Canada are welcome. Travel and accommodations will be provided.

To apply, please submit the following information to, by Monday, March 30, 2015 at midnight (or mail to Sylvie Bouchard, 84 Ashburnham Road, Toronto, ON, M6H 2K5):

– a link / video of the full work (trailers will not be accepted)
– a description of the piece
– a list of the performers and collaborators
– a CV of the choreographer
– a paragraph that explains how the work will suit / be adapted to one of the two outdoor sites listed above.

Applicants will be notified in early April of the final decision. Only applicants who we have questions about their proposal, or applicants who are successful, will be contacted.

To learn more about Dusk Dances, please visit our website at

Download the full submission guidelines HERE.

Acrobat/Dancer call – The Thirst for Love and Water (Cinetic Creations/Panamania Festival)

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Summer Dance Experience with OYO Namibia

Dance with OYO Namibia 2015


Would you like to work with the only dance company from Africa selected to be part of the Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival at Glasgow 2014? Would you like to spend one month dancing in Namibia? Would you like to work with an NGO that harnesses dance and other arts to engage, inform and empower young people to tackle social issues?

We are seeking 6 outstanding, self-motivated and energetic dance students or graduates with a desire to experience dance in a development context. You will be working with members of the OYO Dance Troupe to create a piece that will be performed to reach learners and members of the public. The piece will directly tackle a social issue that is pertinent to the moment and the community. We are looking for talented individuals who have the skills to work creatively and to a tight deadline, who are vibrant, reliable performers, comfortable as role models, confident at building new relationships, and ready to adapt quickly to new people in a new culture.

On this Dance Experience with OYO, there will be 3 weeks of full-day rehearsals in Windhoek to exchange skills and create the new piece, immediately followed by performances. For further details, costs, and to apply, please read the attached information document or email, or call 00264 61 254 915 to speak with the Director.


Call for Workshop Participants

Call For Workshop Participants

This March, Harbourfront Centre’s World Stage will present Disabled Theater, created by French
choreographer Jérôme Bel with Switzerland’s Theater HORA. In partnership with World Stage, Theater
HORA will host a unique 5-day workshop and theatre creation lab open to local performers with
developmental/intellectual disabilities (actors, dancers, singers, musicians) to work collaboratively with Theater HORA company members.

Under the direction of Theater HORA’s artistic director, Michael Elber, the workshop will use improvisation and theatre games to create new work with participants. Working primarily without talking, participants will get a taste of Theater HORA’s creation process through demonstration and active contribution. Theater HORA is also excited for an exchange of information and techniques between Theater HORA and the workshop participants, and will encourage participants to share any of their own established practices or knowledge. Held around the world, the workshops create a network of artists in the field of inclusive theatre and performance who are interested in an exchange of artistic concepts and ways of working. Over the five days, in-process works created during the workshop will be shown to the invited public through informal presentations.

The workshop is FREE. To apply, send a brief description of your performance background and
experience, and an explanation of why you’d like to take the workshop, to Ara Glenn-
Johanson at A maximum of 20 participants will be accepted.

The workshop will run March 19-23 from 9:30am-4pm, location TBD but in the downtown core of
Toronto. Participants are expected to attend all of the workshop days. Participants should be
accompanied by a support person, and will need to arrange their own transportation and lunches.

To apply or for more information please contact Ara Glenn-Johanson at

Emailed applications must be received by Feb 20.

*Please note that artists with physical disabilities are not the target participants for this workshop.*

*This workshop is for adults only. Ages 18 and up.*

For more information click HERE


TDT 2015 Creation Residency

Toronto Dance Theatre invites proposals from Toronto-based dance artists for either a one-week or a two-week creation residency at the Winchester St. Theatre, Toronto, from June 15-26, 2015.

The Winchester St. Theatre will be made available to successful applicants, free of charge, for the purpose of creative rehearsals from 9:00 am-5:00 pm Monday to Friday. Artists will have use of house rehearsal sound system and work light if necessary (the studio is very bright in June) but will not have access to theatrical lighting instruments. This is not a production residency.

To apply, please submit a brief description of the project you will be working on (maximum 200 words) as well as a link to online examples of your work. Send applications or any questions to with the subject line Creation Residency.

Please submit applications by 5pm, March 6, 2015.

Artists will receive notification by March 20, 2015.

TDT Intern Audition



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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