Beyography starts tonight at 5:30 PM at the SONY CENTRE – FREE!

Feeling the urge to channel your dance diva?  Head to the Sony Centre today for the start of  three FREE classes of Beyography!

Beyography is a tribute dance class where you are encouraged and welcomed to release your inner Diva. In this intensive, two-hour class you’ll learn the choreography to a music video!

November 14 – “Bootylicious” by Destiny’s Child
November 21 – “Crazy in Love” by Beyoncé
November 28 – “Run the World” by Beyoncé

Registration is free for participants. 30 spots will be available to pre-register a spot, 20 spots will be reserved for drop-in participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Please ONLY pre-register if you are sure you can attend.Class capacity is 50 participants.

Dates/Time: Nov 14, 21, and 28 from 5:30-7:30pm

Location: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (1 Front St East, Toronto)

Cost:  FREE

More information for registration and contact  HERE

LESANDRA DODSON’S BODY WORK BANK a workshop exploring text, improvisation and choreographic creation takes place tomorrow

If you’d like to end you week with a different class than usual, OLDER and RECKLESS and TORONTO COMMUNITY DANCE LOVE-IN are offering a great opportunity tomorrow.

Lesandra Dodson (Fredricton NB) will teach a workshop entitled Body Word Bank, which provides physical exploration through a series of movement exercises, text, improvisation and creative movement development. The workshop is designed to explore choreographic creation and movement invention. It will investigate different ways to use text to build and create movement sequences. There will be focus on breath, sound, and the effect it has upon movement invention.

A rare chance to work with visiting Older & Reckless artists.
All workshop participants get a ticket discount to Older & Reckless.

Friday, November 10, 10:00am- 12:00pm
Dovercourt House, 2nd floor, 805 Dovercourt Rd, Toronto ON
Pre-registration: $15/class
Drop in price: $17/class


Pre-registration is encouraged!


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.

As always, click on the header to see the full post.

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” 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 …

David Smith offers Reggaecise Teacher Training on December 3rd

David Smith,  is the creator of  Reggaecise®- the ‘Original Jamaican Caribbean Workout ‘– a high-impact aerobic workout experience, which combines Reggae music, dance, exercise and the carefree attitude of the Caribbean.

Smith and company have a Reggaecise® Instructor training session on Sunday, December 3.  If you’re interested in teaching a different kind of fitness class, this might be great for you.

If you just want to check out a class, Smith is offering a Workshop & Workout Event on Sunday, November 12.  This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to experience Reggaecise®, listen to some great Reggae tunes, and take in some live performances.

REGGAESICE™ Workshop & Workout Event
Sunday, November 12th, 2017
The Jamaican Canadian Association (995 Arrow Rd.)

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Masterclass 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM)
Doors Open: 2:30 PM

Fee: $15 In Advance + $1 PayPal Processing Fee

N.B. $20 At The Door

Sunday, December 3, 2017

If you are a fitness enthusiast, love to dance, or want to inspire others to get / stay fit, sign up to be a Certified Reggaecise® Instructor.

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Instructor Training:
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

• Dance experience or musicality in dance a requirement.

• Must be 18 years of age or older.

N.B. If you registered for the November 12, 2017 Reggaecise® Workshop then you are eligible for a credit towards this Reggaecise® Training that will be taking place on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

To register for either the teacher training course or the workshop, or for further information go to:


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

LOVE-IN and Claudia Moore present workshops with Heidi Latsky &Lesandra Dodson

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 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

ProArteDanza offering a MasterClass Experience

Drawing upon the highest calibre expertise of our local and international professional artistic team, ProArteDanza is offering a MasterClass Experience on Sunday, October 29th at the National Ballet School.

The ProArteDanza MasterClass Experience Includes:
· 2.5 hrs of Class (Ballet and Contemporary)
· Company Rehearsal Viewing (Choreographer: Kevin O’Day – Piece: New work for ProArteDanza Fall Season 2017)
· Promotion code for ProArteDanza’s Fall Season Ticket discount (Nov 1-4)
· In Studio Seating for Parents and Guests for all MasterClasses
· Q & A Session

Jr Aspirante (12-14 years)
Class: 9am – 11:30pm
Ballet: Chelsy Meiss, 1st soloist of the National Ballet of Canada
Contemporary: Roberto Campanella, Artistic Director of ProArteDanza
Q&A: 11:30am – 11:45am

Aspirante (15-18 years)
Class: 12:00pm – 2:30pm
Ballet: Chelsy Meiss, 1st soloist of the National Ballet of Canada
Contemporary: Roberto Campanella, Artistic Director of ProArteDanza
Q&A: 2:30am – 2:45pm

Apprentice (19+ years)
Class: 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Ballet: Roberto Campanella, Artistic Director of ProArteDanza
Contemporary: Kevin O’Day, celebrated choreographer and former Ballet Mannheim Artistic Director
Q&A: 5:30pm 5:45pm

Date: Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Location: The National Ballet School of Canada, 400 Jarvis Street, Toronto

Cost: $75


ANGIKAM 2017 is this weekend!

dance Immersion needs volunteers for October 14th and 21st


Dance Immersion is getting ready for their big Canada 150 show and a work shop with Faizal Ddamba aka Mostrixx and they need a few volunteers,

Cassandra Belafonte, program director at Dance Immersion says, “Whether you can help out for a few hours or the whole day, your commitment to platforming traditional and contemporary works from our dance community is priceless. dance Immersion values the support from volunteers like you to ensure that these incredible showcases are a success!”

Please email your availability and desired role to Cassandra at no later than Monday October 2, 2017

Movement In Time

  • What: In celebration of Canada’s 150th, a showcase of prominent artists and companies of the African Diaspora
  • DateSaturday October 14, 2017
  • Location: Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay West
  • Showtimes: 1:00 PM and 8:00 PM | Running time: 90 minutes
  • Volunteer Role: Be the face of the organization at our Information Table by answering questions, hand out and collect surveys, and more.
  • Volunteer Shifts: 10:15 AM to 2:15 PM (Stories in Motion), 12:15 PM to 3:15 PM (Matinee Performance) AND/OR 7:15 PM to 10:15 PM (Evening Performance)
dance Immersion in partnership with TO Love-In presents Faizal Ddamba aka Mostrixx
  • What: Presentation featuring Ugandan Afro-Fusion dance artist Faizal Ddamba aka Mostrixx alongside Toronto artists
  • Date: Saturday October 21, 2017
  • Location: Dancemakers Studio, Theatre Studio 313, 15 Case Goods Lane #301
  • Showtime: 8:00 PM | Running time: 90 minutes
  • Available Roles:
    • Front of House collect tickets, hand out programs and surveys, answer questions, and more OR
    • Production work behind the scenes, including set up (equipment, props, banners, signs, etc.) and take down following the end of the performance.
  • Volunteer Shifts: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Tech Rehearsal), 7:15 PM to 10:15 PM (Performance) and 9:15 PM to 1:15 AM (After-party, same location)