Auditions

Nutcracker Auditions for Professional Dancers

Where
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre
Cambridge
Organization or Choreographer
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre
Website
http://www.ballettheatre.org
Fee for Audition
No, 
Audition Dates
August 23, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre is looking for professional ballet dancers to join them for their 2018 Nutcracker Season.

Accepted dancers will receive a contract from November 5-December 23, 2018. Compensation commensurate with experience.

Interested dancer should attend JMBT Open Class on Thursday, August 23 from 10:30-12:00pm.

Please bring resume and headshot with you. Open Class fees will be waived for those auditioning.

 

Contemporary Dance Audition

Where
Dance Complex
536 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Cambridge
Organization or Choreographer
Boston Moving Arts Productions
Website
http://bostonmovingarts.com
Fee for Audition
Yes, 
Audition Dates
September 6, 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Dancer Audition for a commissioned piece by Boston Moving Arts productions in collaboration with local choreographer, Jenna Pollack.

Performances at the Boston Center for the Arts’ Plaza Theater, November 2nd and 3rd 2018.

Rehearsals held at Green Street Studios, mostly Mondays (9:30am to 2:30pm) and Thursdays (9:30am to 1:30pm). Estimated rehearsal time is 8.5 hours a week for 8 weeks.

The piece is set to Steve Reich’s 25 minute Sextet and will be choreographed by Jenna Pollack.

Dancers will be paid $20/hr for rehearsals, tech/dress, performance and mandatory weekly company class. Dancers should be technically very strong in modern dance and adept at integrating structured improvisation.

Please contact Jenna Pollack for more information: Jenna.Pollack@gmail.com

 

Nutcracker Touring Cast Auditions

Where
Dance Prism Rehearsal Studio
1237 Main St
Concord, MA
Organization or Choreographer
Dance Prism
Website
http://danceprism.com/DancePrism_Auditions.htm
Suggested Attire
Females: solid color leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair in a bun. Males: black, white, or grey tights, white close fitting tee shirt or leotard. No warmup garments except in cases of injury.
Fee for Audition
No, 
Audition Dates
September 9, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
September 9, 2018, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
September 9, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
September 9, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Dance Prism’s Nutcracker Touring Cast performs in five cities over four weekends and rehearses at Dance Prism’s West Concord rehearsal studio on weekends.
Those seriously interested in the Touring Cast should attend the Concord auditions. Regional casts perform in one city only and rehearse locally once weekly; please see website for specifics on regional cast auditions. Auditions open to all ballet-trained dancers age 7 & over, casting unrelated to studio affiliation. No fees are charged to dancers at any time, and limited stipends are available to dancers of professional level. Auditions are in four levels; please see website for level specifics and timing. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your level to register and warm up; there is no warmup in the audition.

 

Sasso & Company

Where
Dance Complex
536 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
Organization or Choreographer
Sasso & Company
Website
https://www.facebook.com/sassoandcompany/
Suggested Attire
dance wear that will show your lines and allow for floor work; bare feet preferred
Fee for Audition
No, 
Audition Dates
September 15, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Sasso & Company is looking for female dancers with exemplary contemporary and jazz technique to join our company for the 2018-2019 season.

A few practical details:
1. Dancers should be ready to commit to a full season (September 2018 – June 2019).
2. Rehearsals are once weekly for 2-3 hours. Space is always rented with T/public transit access in mind for those without access to a car.
3. Rehearsals are currently unpaid. Some performance pay may be available.
4. Expect to be performing a lot!! The company has performed at Third Life Choreographer’s Series, Somerville’s Art Beat, Jose Mateo’s Dance for World Community, NACHMO Boston, Mobius Festival, GoodTHANG, and Astoria Dance Festival among others.
5. If you are interested in creating work on the company, collaborative opportunities may be available.

Register HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/za3KuoU5GlEv0lvF3

Full Details HERE: https://laceysasso.com/2018/08/13/sasso-company-audition-announcement/

 

BDA’s Open Call Audition

Where
The Dance Complex
536 Mass. Ave
Cambridge
Organization or Choreographer
Boston Dance Alliance
Website
http://bostondancealliance.org/auditions/bda-open-call-audition/
Fee for Audition
Yes,  $5/class
Audition Dates
September 16, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

THE 2018 BDA OPEN CALL AUDITION  AND DANCER HEALTH DAY IS SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16.

Join Boston Dance Alliance for an inspiring day of master classes*, professional opportunities, wellness, and community building!

NEW! Afro-Caribbean class, appropriate for those wishing to perform with African diasporic/fusion companies and projects.

It all happens at the Dance Complex, 536 Mass Ave., Central Square Cambridge

Space for each class is limited, so register now!

 

OPEN CALL AUDITION

9:15 On-site registration and sign-in (top of stairs in the Dance Complex lobby)  Registration continues throughout the day.

Warm up space is available from 9:15 a.m. – 3 :30 p.m. in Studio 4. Please come to audition classes warmed up and ready to dance.

10 a.m. -11 a.m.  Ballet  with Janelle Gilchrist

11:15 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Modern/Contemporary (first of two**)   with Kurt Douglas

12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m  Modern/Contemporary (second of two**)  with Kurt Douglas

**Participants may only take one Modern/Contemporary class

2:15- 3:15 Jazz  with Jim Viera

NEW! 3:30-4:30 Afro-Caribbean  with “Lady” Elizabeth Pabon-Szebeda

 

Dancers register here. *Classes $5 each and no one gets cut during the audition! You must be 18+

Choreographers and company directors registration here.  Choreographers and company directors must be current BDA or Stage Source members to watch and get information about the dancers they want to contact after the audition. Not a BDA member yet? Join here

Just a dance lover who wants to observe the BDA’s marquee fall activity? You are welcome to join us, but you will not be able to follow-up with the dancers. Register here.