DANCING OPPORTUNITIES this week include a chance to work with PINA BAUSH’s company…

 

Ever wanted to dance with Pina Baush’s company? Are you a gentleman of a certain age? DANCING OPPORTUNITIES could make your dreams come true…

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

Extras for Pina Pausch & Tanztheaterwuppertal ‘Victor’

Extras for Pina Pausch & Tanztheaterwuppertal ‘Victor’ needed. Where: deSingel Antwerp, Belgium When: 10 Dec – 17 Dec

An audition will be scheduled on 10th of Dec. Fifteen older gentlemen (preferably older than 65), dressed in dark colored clothing. (Costumes not provided) During the performance the gentlemen will take part in two small group dances.

Audition Notice Another Kind of Blue

For the national theatre tour “Flirt with Reality”, Another Kind of Blue is looking for experienced dancers (male and female). Where: The Hague, The Netherlands When: October 22nd 2017 Deadline for applications: October 6th Tour period: October 2018 – February 2019 Rehearsal period*: November 2017 – October 2018

Movement Immersion with Bruno Caverna

Movement Immersion with Bruno Caverna Where: Lalita Devi Escuela de Vida (Spain) When: 17th – 24th September 2017 TO WHOM regardless of field of provenance, the event is addressed to whoever is willing to dive into a week long experience aimed to enrich and widen own self-discovery path within a varied community of people…

Blue Cloud Scratch Open Call

Blue Cloud Scratch are seeking submissions from dance artists to present short works at our scratch night on Thursday 5 October. Pieces can be up to 15 minutes long and we prioritise new work and works-in-progress rather than completed pieces. Please note: we can only accept applications from UK residents Where: Blue Elephant Theatre, London.

AUDITIONS for the Intensive Course in Interpretation and Choreography VI

AUDITIONS for the Intensive Course in Interpretation and Choreography VI September 30th, at 11am – Lugar Instável, Oporto November – Jazzy Dance Studios, Lisbon.

6th No Borders Project

The No Borders project aims to bridge encounters between dance, music, photography, film, conceptual arts, philosophy and spirituality to create an environment for free expression and creation through dance. The collaborators-participants will focus on researching and reflecting on the subject matters of borders, identity and cross-cultural communication to identify, eliminate, and within such a collective.

Open Ballet Class ‘Rule of Three’

Open ballet class ‘Rule of Three’ Professional dancers are welcome to join the ballet classes that are organised as warming-up for the dancers of ‘Rule of Three’, a choreography by Jan Martens. The instructor is Anne-Lise Brevers (BE-USA), who has experience as a dancer for Cie Greffe and Romeo Castellucci.

Intensive Workshop with Frey Faust in Lithuania

Axis Syllabus 3 day intensive workshop with Frey Faust. Where: Vilnius, Lithuania Workshop location: Holiday Park ”Auksine Giria”situated in the beautiful surroundings of the Asvejos National Park. When: October 27-29, 2017 Deadline for applications: October 20th

The Audition Workshop with NDCWales Rehearsal Director Lee Johnston

TAW aims to help dancers​ prepare for the different aspects of the auditioning process. We do this by offering individual feedback, given to you by professionals in the field who will observe you in the workshops throughout the day. Here’s what we did at TAW with Sam Coren ex-dancer of Hofesh Shechter: TAW Mini Movie.

Teaching gigs, residencies and auditions: this week’s Dancing Opportunities

Lost Dog Dance, Cardiff, Wales

Ever thought about a dance residency in Wales?  Want to teach at the University of Nevada?  This week’s postings from DANCING OPPORTUNITIES just might be for you.  Remember, clicking on the header will take you through to the full post:

Dance House Cardiff Residency

A week long residency opportunity at Dance House, Home of NDCWales. Where: Dance House, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, CF10 4PH When: 23-27 October Deadline for applications: 11th September 9am To apply please send a CV and an outline of your proposed work (no longer than one side of A4) to sarah@ndcwales.co.uk Contact details:sarah@ndcwales.co.uk

Aerowaves Open Call for 2018

Choreographer based in the EU? Apply to become one of our Twenty18 artists with a chance of having your work programmed at Spring Forward Festival in 2018 in Sofia and by our partners throughout the year. Around 100 performance opportunities are guaranteed by the partners and supported by Aerowaves each year. Where: Europe-wide When: 2018

Part Time Dance Teachers London UK

Part time, primary dance teaching jobs available for people who would like to train to work in educational settings and share their talents with children. Where: North and West London When: From September 2017 Deadline for applications: 28/08/2017 To apply, please email CV and cover letter to schools@fresh-arts.co.uk Costs: we pay £25p/h Contact details schools@fresh-arts.co.uk

The University of Nevada Seeks Lecturer in Jazz Dance

The University of Nevada, Reno, Theater and Dance department, is seeking candidates for a Lecturer in Jazz Dance. This is a continuing lecturer position with an expected teaching load of four (4) classes per semester. Courses in the Dance program focus on technique, choreography, aesthetic inquiry, teaching creative movement for K-12, and Western and non-Western  movement.

Audition Notice Gecko

Gecko is  looking to meet exemplary male and female performers who fit the following criteria: Five years of professional experience. Speak multiple languages (please give us details of which languages in your application). Dance trained (degree level or equivalent) or have been working as a professional dancer. An emotionally expressive performer with extensive experience.

Lost Dog Dance Autumn Residency

Lost Dog Dance Autumn Residency Where: Laughton Lodge, Laughton, East Sussex, UK When: Thursday 7th – Sunday 10th September 2017 The Lost Dog Dance rural residency is back on offer and we are currently recruiting recent graduates and current theatre/dance students for our Autumn 2017 Residency. This will be a 4 day intensive led by […]

Want to teach ballet in Vienna? We’ve got a Dancing Opportunity for you!

Ever dreamed of teaching ballet in beautiful Vienna?  Want to take a dance workshop in Amsterdam this fall? How about a gig in NYC?  Check out these dancing opportunities from our friends at Dancing Opportunities. To see the full listing, just click on the header at the top of the listing.

Job Opening Ballet Pedagogue Vienna

Job opening – ballet pedagogue for established dance studio in Vienna, Austria You’ll be an ballet instructor for children, teens, or adults for the following school term 2017-2018. We offer good compensation with flexible hours in the beautiful city of Vienna, Austria. Ballet & Pre-ballet Pointe Adult ballet Must have:  ABT certified and/or Vaganova methodology – preferred but position is open to the right individual who meets our teaching qualifications.

Resolution 2018 Call Out

Resolution is The Place’s annual festival of new dance and performance works by emerging artists. Every year The Place welcome over 70 UK artists to create original work for one of the most exciting and established London performance festivals. Artists learn from industry professionals through supportive and practical workshops, and present their work at The Place theatre to an audience of up to 300, including industry critics.

Resolution exists to support and celebrate UK based emerging artists and continues to attract choreographers and performance innovators of all different back grounds, styles and experiences; from contemporary, to Hip-hop, to Immersive dance theatre and circus, all with one thing in common – an idea.

The Black Box International Theatre and Dance Festival

12th the Black Box International Theatre and Dance Festival – Plovdiv, Bulgaria Currently the Black Box festival accepts proposals for his 2018 Open stage program. When: May 31 – June 6 2018 Where: Plovdiv, Bulgaria From 2007, the Festival features innovative theatre and dance companies from all over the world.

Student Recruitment And International Relations Officer

STUDENT RECRUITMENT AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OFFICER Contract: Full-time, Permanent Salary: £24,804 – £28,149 p.a. (Including LWA) Where: London, UK Deadline for applications:  29 August 2017 Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a forward thinking, contemporary and world-class Higher Education Institution with a vision to redefine the conservatoire for the 21 st century.

ReWilding Attention Becoming Feral

“ReWilding Attention: Becoming Feral” (Feral: A return to the wild state after a prolonged period of domestication) Where: Abercych Village Hall.Abercych, Boncath, Pembrokeshire, SA37 0EZ. Wales When: 20th to 24th of September Deadline for applications: 15/09/2017

Tamalpa Experience Workshop with Johnny Schoofs

An inner voice for the wisdom of the body This 2-day workshop enlivens the dialogue between body, imagination, life experience and the creative process. Using dance, movement, drawing, poetic writing, and improvisational performance, participants tap into art’s symbolic language to explore current life themes and generate new resources.

Audition Notice RoseAnne Spradlin

RoseAnne Spradlin is looking for 3-4 dancers, male/female/other, to participate in the creation and performance of her newest, as-yet-untitled work. The new work will be developed in the year between Fall 2017 and Fall 2018 and will premier in Fall 2018 at New York Live Arts. Exact dates TBD, but will be announced this fall.

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre (CCDT) is looking for a Marketing and Outreach Manager

 

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre (CCDT) is looking for an experienced and outgoing Marketing and Outreach Manager who is comfortable with teamwork and self-directed projects in a small office atmosphere. The interested individual should have a firm understanding of brand management, advertising, publicity, and marketing through e-communications, print, and social media. Experience in graphic design is an asset. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to arts education programming for children and youth. A knowledge of the Toronto dance community and experience with performing arts for young audiences including school group sales, and administering outreach activities are major assets.

Marketing and Outreach Manager Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre

Marketing Responsibilities

  • Maintain and evolve the brand identity of CCDT and the School of CCDT (SCCDT) through design and marketing initiatives
  • Design or, as required, oversee the design of printed and digital promotional materials for CCDT/SCCDT including advertisements, brochures, postcards, posters, tickets, program books and press releases and manage their timely production
  • Arrange print and digital mail-outs including to schools, the dance community, and the CCDT/SCCDT client base
  • Create and update company performance listings
  • Work with the Managing and Artistic Directors to manage website content for the both (CCDT and SCCDT) websites and for social media including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Edit video for online promotional use and post onto standard channels; manage in-house distribution via USB flash drives
  • Liaise with theatre presenters’ marketing departments and provide them promotional materials for their print and on-line distribution
  • Monitor expenses to ensure cost effective marketing strategies Outreach Responsibilities
  • Produce arts education promotional materials for schools and distribute to encourage participation in workshops and performance excursions; book dates and manage communications with teachers
  • Allocate performance admission sponsorships and grants to eligible schools as mandated by each sponsor/funder
  • Update Performance Guides
  • Invoice and receipt for workshop and performance activities
  • Coordinate sponsor/scholarship relationships
  • Track donations to CCDT; provide tax receipts and thank you letters
  • Assist with the planning of fundraising events

General Responsibilities

  • Varied administrative duties such as answering the phone for general CCDT/SCCDT inquiries including studio rentals (which are managed by the SCCDT Administrator).
  •  POS machine transactions and cash collection
  • Coordinate Box Office guest lists preceding CCDT performances
  • Work closely with the SCCDT Administrator
  •  Open/close building and observe security protocols
  • General office tasks and help out in studio as needed
  • Monitor and update the CCDT data base

Skill Requirements

  •  Post-secondary degree or diploma in arts administration or relevant discipline
  • At least two years’ experience in a similar position, ideally in a not-for-profit environment, and a strong desire to develop arts administration skills
  • Knowledge of CS6, (PC platform) specifically Adobe Photoshop & In-Design;
  • Premier Pro video editing experience an asset.
  • Experience with Mail Chimp  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Knowledge of and comfort with specifying jobs for printers
  • Box office experience and familiarity with ticketing considered an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized work ethic with the ability to multi-task and to originate and complete self-directed tasks
  • Comfortable working cooperatively in a small office atmosphere to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions to enhance organizational effectiveness

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre
Launched in 1980 by Artistic Director Deborah Lundmark and Managing Director Michael deConinck Smith, Toronto-based Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre has staged more than 1,500 performances from Barrie to Beijing. CCDT performs one of Canada’s most diverse repertoires by leading international choreographers, from timeless revivals to cutting-edge premieres. Since 2000 the company’s Ontario Arts Access outreach initiative has introduced 200,000 young people to contemporary dance, from Windsor and Lion’s Head to Kapuskasing and Kenora and annually sponsors 3,000 admissions and 180 workshops for high needs schools. Hailed by Toronto’s Globe and Mail as “a national treasure”, CCDT recently represented Canada to critical acclaim at the Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival in Glasgow.

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to:  development@ccdt.org

We thank all those that apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

A brand new interview with Allegra Charleston and Ofilio Sinbadinho and a chance to volunteer with Dusk Dances!

As Dusk Dances  puts the final touches on this year’s  Toronto show in  Withrow Park, Allegra Charleston interviews choreographer Ofilio Sinbadinho about his new work, Rawrabide.

And if you’f like to be a participant in making this special event happen, the festival could use a few more volunteers. Volunteers are vital in creating the Dusk Dances experience. You can join the team of volunteers at Withrow Park as an usher, a floater, a popcorn maker, an information table attendee or a production volunteer.  Volunteers  are still needed for all performances, especially on Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings.  If you have any questions or problems registering, contact our volunteer coordinator, Dimitra Chronopoulos, at volunteer@duskdances.ca or 416-730-0404.

Don’t live in Toronto? Dusk Dances also needs volunteers in Hamilton and Barrie! Contact the following local volunteer coordinators for details:
Hamilton: Jasmine Mander, volunteerhcadt@gmail.com
Barrie: Breeanna Booth, outreach@simcoecontemporarydancers.com

Toronto Dance Theatre (TDT) seeks a Full Time Marketing and Development Manager

Marketing & Development Manager – Full-time
TDT is one of Canada’s leading contemporary dance companies, recognized for the intelligent, provocative vision of its choreography and the exceptional artistry of its dancers. The company performs annually at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre and at the company’s own Winchester Street Theatre in Cabbagetown, where it shares its home with the affiliated School of Toronto Dance Theatre. Under the direction of Christopher House since 1994, the company maintains a regular presence from coast to coast in Canada, and has toured extensively in the USA, Europe and Asia.

Job Description
Toronto Dance Theatre (TDT) is seeking a Marketing and Development Manager to join its small and dynamic administrative team. This is a full-time position with benefits, and provides an excellent opportunity for an arts professional to implement new ideas in support of one of Canada’s leading contemporary dance companies entering its 50th anniversary season. This coming year of activity will be different from most, with just one home production + extensive touring, co-presenting and fundraising.
Reporting directly to and working closely with the Managing Director, the Marketing and Development Manager will be engaged in all aspects of the company’s marketing and development efforts and will have the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities – Marketing:

  • Plan and implement all marketing campaigns within a fixed budget to generate maximum ticket sales
  • With TDT’s graphic designer, manage the production of all marketing materials, including brochures, flyers, posters, newsletters, ads (print and digital) and house programs
  • Coordinate the dissemination of all marketing materials (mailings, postering etc.) and prepare all lobby displays
  • Develop and implement all digital marketing strategies (SEM, social media)
  • Analyze and report on digital marketing effectiveness using Google Analytics and Hoot Suite
  • Maintain an up-to-date website
  • Assist in tour marketing and media relations
  • Coordinate the ticketing system for the Winchester Street Theatre and reconcile sales using a payment processor (Paypal, Beanstream)
  • Analyze and report on tickets sales and ongoing marketing expenses
  • Create press kits for promotional uses
  • Target group sales and initiate promotions and strategic marketing partnerships
  • Produce and maintain a comprehensive and up-to-date catalogue of marketing materials including photos, videos, reviews, biographies and repertory information
  • Track and document accurate attendance numbers for grants and other reports
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patron records in the company’s database (Sumac)

Responsibilities – Development:

  • Participate in the planning of annual and long-term development strategies working towards increasing revenue and broadening the donor base (individual, corporate and foundation)
  • Focus on cultivating and acquiring new annual donors through direct marketing channels, prospecting, and referrals
  • Prepare sponsorship and foundation proposals/materials as required
  • Assist with grant applications as required, particularly the collection and tracking of statistical information

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • A related college or university degree + one-three years’ work experience at an arts organization
  • The ability to think creatively, work independently, and take initiative
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle competing priorities in a small, fast-paced work environment
  • Proficiency with the following software: Abobe Suite of programs, specifically InDesign and Photoshop (Illustrator an asset); Microsoft Office suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint); Square Space; Final Cut Express; Constant Contact or Mailchimp
  • Experience with database management (Sumac)
  • A knowledge of contemporary dance and passion for the performing arts, the ability to stay calm under pressure, and a good sense of humour are definite assets!

Additional Info:
The position requires flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends during performance periods.

We thank all applicants in advance, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:
To apply, send a cover letter (separate from email, please) and resumé combined in one pdf by email to andrea@tdt.org with the subject line “Marketing and Development Manager Search” no later than July 26, 2017.

Contact Info:
Name: Andrea
Telephone: 4169671365
Telephone Ext.:
Fax: 4169671365
Email: andrea@tdt.org
Website: https://www.tdt.org/

Wanna residency in Germany? Check out the week-end listings from DANCING OPPORTUNITIES:

 

A great residency opportunity in Germany, an audition in Ireland and plenty of summer intensives from DANCING OPPORTUNITIES:

K3 Residency Program Open Call

K3 RESIDENCY PROGRAM 2018/2019 K3  is offering an eight-month residency to three emerging choreographers. The applicants should have already created their own artistic works. Where: Hamburg, Germany When: August 2018 – April 2019 Deadline: August 14th 2017.

Tero Saarinen Company Summer Intensive

The five-day Summer Intensive for professional dancers and advanced students is a comprehensive introduction to Tero Saarinen’s movement technique. It consists of an in-depth exploration to the holistic philosophy behind Saarinen’s style, including repertoire exercises featuring material from his recent creations.

The course will focus on the biomechanics behind Saarinen’s movement technique in the guidance of the Company’s Head of Artistic Development Sini Länsivuori and Hanna Pohjola (DA (Dance), MSc (Exercise Medicine), PT).

Where:  Alexander Theatre, Helsinki, Finland  When:  21–25 August, 2017  Deadline for applications:  Applications due on 7 August.

ChampdAction.LAbO 2017

LABO is conceived by new music- and sound-art platform ChampdAction. It’s an international interdisciplinary arts project in collaboration with deSingel (Antwerp) and EASTMAN, company of Belgian choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. LAbO’s goal is to immerse music- (both performers and writers/composers), dance- and fine arts students as well as young professional artists in the world of contemporary and multidisciplinary art forms for 5 days, with a strong emphasis on the use of new technology.

Coaches are Marko Ciciliani (Au), Douglas Irving Repetto (USA), Johnny Lloyd (USA), Guy Cools (B) and others –

Where: deSingel International Arts Campus, Antwerp, Belgium  When: Monday 14th – Friday 18th of August 2017  Deadline for applications: 30th of June 2017

AREA Barcelona DanceMeetingPoint 2017

AREA–Barcelona DanceMeetingPoint 2017 Different workshops including rehearsal work, creativity and composition. Technical classes for different levels. Where: Area, Espai de Dansa i Creació, c/Alegre de Dalt 55 bis, Barcelona, Spain  When: 3 – 28 July 2017  Times: 10 a.m. to 20 p.m. different courses  Deadline for registration:  June 30

The Gate Theatre Is Looking For A Female Dancer

The Gate Theatre is looking for a female dancer with acting experience who is highly physical, versatile and willing to work in a collaborative manner. Strong contemporary and classical technique required. You will also be expected to have some pointe work experience. Playing age: 16 – 18 years old Dancers from all ethnic backgrounds encouraged.

dance:made in canada needs you!

Jobs and Auditions posted by Dance USA

Jobs, Internships, & Fellowships in the Arts

Below is a listing of new JOB, INTERNSHIP, & FELLOWSHIP opportunities added to the Dance/USA website in the last month. To view a complete listing of job descriptions currently on the Dance/USA website, click here. To view a complete listing of internship/fellowship descriptions currently on the Dance/USA website, click here.

Jobs

  • Technical Director, American Dance Festival: Durham, NC
  • Production Artist/Technical Director, Ballet Theatre of Maryland: Annapolis, MD
  • Children’s Ballet Instructor, Flint School of Performing Arts: Flint, MI
  • Artistic Director, Halestone Dance Studio: Lexington, VA
  • Company Pianist, The Joffrey Ballet: Chicago, IL
  • Program Coordinator – Dance Education, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: Washington, DC
  • Dance Teaching Artists, New York City Ballet: New York, NY
  • Executive Director, Red Clay Dance Company: Chicago, IL
  • Development Assistant – Institutional Giving, School of American Ballet: New York, NY
  • Various Positions, Reif Dance: Grand Rapids, MN
  • Guest Artists, W&L Repertory Dance Company: Lexington City, VA

Auditions

Below is a listing of new AUDITION opportunities added to the Dance/USA website in the last month. To view a complete listing, click here:
  • Groundworks Dancetheater: Cleveland, OH
  • Milwaukee Ballet: Milwaukee, WI

International Dance Gigs, Festivals, Workshops and Intensives From Dancing Opportunities

Meyer-Chaffaud Company, Netherlands

Dancing Opportunities shared these with DUO, and we wanted to share them with you:


  • Estancias Coreograficas Workshop
  • SEAD Faculty Teacher and Coordinator
  • Summer Intensive In A 19th Century Castle In France Juan Kruz And Pau Aran
  • Audition Notice MEYER-CHAFFAUD
  • b12 the new festival for contemporary dance and performance art
Estancias Coreograficas Workshop

Estancias Coreográficas Workshop Estancias Coreográficas is a meeting point of dance artists, researchers, dancers and choreographers that aims to drive artistic creation and exchange. EC searches to bring together participants from diverse disciplinary and geographical backgrounds in one research project, to impulse new ideas and creative challenges. Where: Teatro Campoamor, Oviedo, Spain

When: 31st July , 2017.

SEAD Faculty Teacher and Coordinator

SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance is accepting applications for the New Position as Faculty Teacher and Coordinator. Where: Salzburg, Austria  In 1993, Susan Quinn’s vision was to create SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance as a centre for training contemporary dancers and choreographers as well as a vibrant space that provides the public with performances and education in contemporary dance art.

Deadline for applications: May 30th, 2017

Summer Intensive In A 19th Century Castle In France Juan Kruz And Pau Aran

“Festival Dansez Maintenant” Château de Véretz One week Creative Lab-Workshops-Conferences-Residency Where: Château de Véretz, Véretz (20 Km from Tours), France.  Special Offer: when you apply for the Summer Intensive and bring a friend.

When: 26th of June – 2nd of July 2017 . Deadline Application: few places still available, get yours before they are all gone

Audition Notice MEYER-CHAFFAUD

MEYER-CHAFFAUD is looking for two professional and two trainees living in The Netherlands for their new production SOUL #2 PERFORMERs. SOUL#2 PERFORMERs is the follow up from SOUL#1 AUDIENCE. Production period starts in September 2017, try out during  HUBS IMMERSIVE festival in November, pre-premiere during Holland Dance festival in February 2018 and premiere 18 April at Korzo.

b12 the new festival for contemporary dance and performance art

b12 – the new festival for contemporary dance and performance art we were so overwhelmed by your support last year, that we decided to do it again. what started out two years ago as a small pilot project has grown into its next incarnation of more than 40 think tanks, workshops and performances.

Where and When: EDEN*****, Berlin, 26th of June – 16th of July 2017