Teaching, Internships, & Performing with The Washington Ballet

Dance Instructor:

The Washington Ballet seeks a DanceDC Instructor for TWB’s education outreach program called DanceDC.

https://www.washingtonballet.org/employment

Auditions: https://www.washingtonballet.org/auditions

Application for Internships:

https://www.washingtonballet.org/employment

  • Development internship
  • Marketing and communications internship
  • Artistic management intern
  • Media & archiving intern

[A] Dance and BMore (Baltimore, MD)

We are always looking for exceptional new company members

Dance & Bmore seeks outstanding dancers to join a diverse ensemble of multidisciplinary artists.

Seeking: Male & female dancers skilled in Contemporary, Modern, Ballet and Jazz.

Style: Dance & Bmore has an eclectic style and range that is contemporary and theatrical in nature.

Send Pix & Resume danceandbmore@gmail.com

NOTE: Company rehearsals are Saturday or Sunday afternoons or evenings. There are several Paid performances and teaching opportunities within the season

About The Company Under the direction of award winning NYC/Baltimore choreographer CJay Philip, DAB expands the concept of concert dance with a powerful yet playful fusion of dance, poetry and original arrangements. Their theatrical style engages audiences for an exciting experience of both sight and sound.

http://cjayphilip.com/DanceBmore/The_company.html

[A] Dakshina (Washington, DC)

Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company (based in Washington DC) is currently recruiting a strong male dancer with a solid background in modern dance and/or ballet and release technique for a 12-18 month contract starting August 2016. Dakshina has a multi-year partnership with the Sokolow foundation in restaging Anna Sokolow’s iconic modern dance works, works with Bharata Natyam (a South Asian classical dance form), and synthesizes the two forms in a unique three prong approach to dance.

We are looking for an energetic, committed, professional, and positive dancer. Artistic director Singh creates within 1) contemporary, and modern dance genres, 2) classical South Asian dance, and 3) synthesizing these forms in a unique signature movement style. Dancer must be interested in working with our educational outreach program in area schools and communities. In addition, the dancer must work well in a group, and be interested and willing to study other techniques such as Bharata Natyam and Social Dance forms. Experience in other dance forms is a definite plus. Dakshina strongly encourages minority dancers to audition to work with the company, and seeks dancers who speak Spanish to expand our bilingual dance program.

Rehearsals are from 7:00 to 11:00 Mondays and Wednesdays in Silver Spring (close to DC; metro accessible). Dancers will take class at Maryland Youth Ballet from 7:15 to 8:45 and rehearsals will continue till 11 pm each Monday and Wednesday. A third rehearsal night will also be added, depending on the various scheduling needs of the company members. Interested candidates must be able to commit to at least 12 months to be considered. All performances and travel expenses are paid, and dancers receive a rehearsal stipend. The company has several local, national and international performance opportunities in the upcoming months along with a strong outreach program in area schools and community centers.

ABOUT DAKSHINA

Dakshina received the Dance Metro DC Founder’s Award for Innovation in 2007, and Emerging Group and Excellence in Costume in 2008. Dakshina toured India and Bangladesh in 2009/2010 and the company was one of two US-based dance companies to be invited to participate in the Maximum India Festival in 2011 at the Kennedy Center in DC. In 2012, the Sokolow Foundation’s restaging of Lyric Suite on Dakshina was selected as one of the top three local dance events of the year. We are a fun, vibrant, and exciting group to dance with, and use a collaborative work approach–Email us today to get started!

AUDITION FORMAT

Dancers can audition in person before July 15th, or during the first week of August, at Maryland Youth Ballet in Downtown Silver Spring. Day and time TBD, email info@dakshina.org to inquire. Please include your resume, availability to attend an audition, and pictures with headshot and full body shots.
Dancers can also audition by video at any time. Please email info@dakshina.org and include your resume, pictures with headshots and full body shots, and a link to videos of modern dance work. One video should be in a performance setting, 3-5 minutes, either group or solo are ok. For the second video, please create a 1-minute modern dance phrase and film yourself dancing it in the studio.

LOCATION DETAILS for In-Person Audition:

Maryland Youth Ballet

926 Ellsworth Drive

Silver Spring MD 20910

http://www.dakshina.org/2016/07/12/dakshina-is-seeking-a-strong-male-modern-dancer/

[A] Attack Theatre (Pittsburgh, PA)

Attack Theatre seeks male and female modern dancers for both full-time contract and project positions. Full-time contracts are 32-38 week full-time employment with health benefits (health, vision, and dental) and access to the company’s 401k retirement plan. Projects currently include performances in Pittsburgh and Atlanta. The male and female dancer positions for the 2016-17 season begin in September 2016 in the thriving Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Attack Theatre is seeking dancers with strong modern technique and performance skills, the desire to collaborate within the creative process, the ability to work in a variety of performance styles and venues, and the competence and interest in working in community and educational environments.

Auditions are being held throughout the Summer 2016.
Please email a cover letter and resume to:
Lindsey Kaine, Production and Artistic Coordinator
lindsey@attacktheatre.com
For more information, call 412.281.3305

Known for their “audacious athleticism“ and “wickedly entertaining stage productions” (Dance Magazine, Pittsburgh City Paper), Attack Theatre, under the artistic direction of Peter Kope and Michele de la Reza, is now entering its 22nd year. Combining contemporary dance, live music and multimedia to create “delicious moments of intimacy” (Le Dauphine Vaucluse-Matin, France), Attack Theatre has produced over 150 original works in theatrical and site specific settings. They have choreographed for symphonies, theater companies, art museums, and for the Broadway production of Squonk. While maintaining a loyal audience in Pittsburgh, their dance productions and events have toured throughout the US, Europe, and Asia – including the Avignon Festival (France), the 7th Next Wave Dance Festival (Japan), Indonesia Arts Festival (Jakarta), Monaco Danses Forum (Monte Carlo) and the Spoleto Festival. Through professional development workshops for teachers, residencies for students and a wide variety of in-school performances, Attack Theatre’s robust arts education program connects with thousands of students and educators each year.

More Information: https://www.attacktheatre.com/employment