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La Tormenta Bachata Team’s Auditions

Wed, Jan 23, 2019, 8:30 & 9:30pm
The Beat, Berkeley

Audition for La Tormenta’s Bachata Partnerwork performance teams.
This season will have a beginner/intermediate team and an intermediate/advanced team. These teams focus on body movement, complex turn patterns, footwork, tricks, transitions, and urban fusion. No partner required to audition. Audition begins at 8:30pm.

Audition for the bachata fusion leaders team directed by Jhonatan Parco or La Tormenta’s follows bachata fusion team known as Supernova directed by Daniela Parco.
La Tormenta will simultaneously hold the audition for both teams, these teams are gender neutral so feel free to try out for either. The Leaders team focuses on bachata footwork, body movement, and leaders styling. Supernova focuses on bachata footwork, arm styling, body movement, floor work, and bachata fusion with hip hop and jazz. Audition begins at 9:30pm.

Mission Statement:
To create a safe, judgement free zone where people can express themselves through dance. La Tormenta also plans to raise awareness of the machismo norms within the dance scene through our classes, dance teams, Bachata Takeover, and social media platforms.

Contact: Jhonatan Parco

PUSH Dance Company – Audition Series

Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Bay View Opera House, SF

PUSH Dance Company is offering dancers ages 18-26 a unique performance-opportunity called Pathways during their residency at Bayview Opera House in San Francisco. This program is open to dancers of all styles/genres and is provided by PUSH and BVOH. Dancers must be available to rehearse and take part in all career coaching, marketing and technology tools activities. A stipend of $500 per participant is provided upon completion of the program. A Call-back audition is set for March 18th. Dancers will be asked to perform materials from Raissa Simpson’s Codelining 2.0 and must have the ability to collaborate with others.

All Candidates must pre-register by sending a resume and headshot no later than Friday, February 15th to, Subject line: Pathways

Requirements consist of:

Rehearsals 10:00am-2:00pm Mondays and Wednesdays
March *18, 20, 25, 27
April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22
Tech Week 6:00pm-10:00pm Wed-Thurs, April 24-25
All rehearsals are at Bayview Opera House *Call-back

8pm Friday Evening, April 26
2pm Saturday Matinee, April 27


Audition for Group Experimental Nago

Audition: Wed, Jan 2, 6pm
Performance: Thu, 14 Feb, 2019
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, SF

Grupo Experimental Nago (Afro-Cuban-Haitian) is holding auditions for their performance at The San Francisco Rueda Festival on 14 Feb 2019 and future shows throughout the season. The company specializes in Afro-Cuban/Afro-Haitian technique, but are interested in dancers with performance experience in a variety of forms. Rehearsals/company class will be Wednesdays from 6- 7:30 PM at Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St., SF. Additional rehearsals will be added closer to performances.


Call for East Asian Female-Presenting Dancers

Sat, Dec 15, 11:15am-2:15pm
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center, Berkeley

Call for dancers who present as East Asian women (all gender identities welcome) for performance project researching the *whitening* of Asian Americans and how the East Asian female body is perceived in performance. Performers should have experience with contemporary release-based dance, improvisation, and use of voice onstage. Dancers with extensive training and performance in other dance styles who are interested in release-based/improvisation/voice are also encouraged to apply.

Paid rehearsals are 2-3 times/week on weekdays beginning Jan 2019. Performances are scheduled for Mar 22-23 at SAFEhouse Arts (SF) and mid-July at Joe Goode Annex as part of the SAFEhouse Arts RAW Resident Artist Workshop, with additional performances possible later in the year.

To register for workshop/audition, please email resume by Thu, Dec 13.


Audition for Brannigan Dance Works

Sat, Dec 8, 2:30-5pm
Alonzo King Lines Ballet, SF

An informal audition to be apart of Khala Brannigan’s newest work, Bones to be premiered at the Joe Goode Annex, March 1st and 2nd 2019.

“Bones are a symbol of death and rebirth – a research of the soul. Though we may not share the same personal histories in society, bones could symbolize the truth of equality – once we dig deeper, we find that we all share the same matter.”

I am looking for dancers with strong ballet and modern technique with a willingness to share their own stories of resilience through movement.

The ensemble will be paid an honorarium fee for the project. Rehearsals will start in January/February 2019. Exact dates and hours are TBD.

If interested, please attend an informal audition on Saturday, Dec 8 from 2:30pm-5:00pm at Alonzo King Lines Dance Center, Studio 5. Free of charge. Email to RSVP and reserve your spot.


Rambert School | Audition & Workshop in LA

Sun, Feb 17, 2019, 10am to 3pm
USC Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center, Los Angeles

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Rambert School, one of the world’s leading and most historic conservatoires, will be returning to Los Angeles on Sunday 17 February 2019. We will hold a day of auditions and workshops at USC Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center.

AUDITIONS are open to young dancers who want to progress their professional dance training in the UK, on our internationally regarded undergraduate FD/BA Honours Degree in Ballet & Contemporary Dance (validated by the University of Kent).

WORKSHOPS are open to aspiring young dancers, aged 14-19 years, who are considering their next steps in dance training and who might be interested in auditioning for the School in the future. Participants will gain an insight in to the ‘Rambert School Way’ in a unique workshop led by Amanda Britton, our incredible Principal & Artistic Director, herself an alumnus of the School and of Rambert company.


Open Call for Dancers for Artist Residency (performance space included)

Fri-Sat, Apr 26-27, 2019
Deadline for auditions: Sat, Dec 15

Dancers and budding choreographers wanted for project highlighting the psychological conflict of remaining present in both the physical and digital worlds at once. Potential for all bodies and dance styles to innovate, collaborate, and be seen under the guidance of the art director.

Event date has been set, and practice space is reserved. Auditions will be held on an individual basis. For an opportunity to audition please email Anna with your name, short bio, and links to your work if possible.


SMUIN Contemporary Ballet

Sun, Mar 24, 2019, 1pm-4:30
Academy of Ballet, SF

Smuin Contemporary Ballet Company Audition: 2019/20 Season

1:00-1:30 pm • Registration

1:30-4:30 pm • Audition: Includes ballet class (women en pointe), partnering, and repertoire.

Women 5’6” and under; Men 5’ 8” and over
Candidates must be eligible for employment in the United States
Please send CV, photo, and video link to prior to audition. Include name/audition 2019 in subject line (i.e. Tina Ballerina/audition 2019).
Smuin Ballet will accept applications via email from November 1, 2018 – March 24, 2019.
The company offers 35-40 week competitive dancer contracts, presenting approximately 70 performances per season.

A staple of the San Francisco dance community for more than 20 years, Smuin pushes the boundaries of contemporary ballet within a distinctly American style, combining classical ballet training, technique, and artistry with uncommon physicality and expression. Recent repertoire includes works by: Michael Smuin (founder), Amy Seiwert, Ji?í Kylián, Trey McIntyre, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Helen Pickett, Val Caniparoli, Ma Cong, Garrett Ammon, Adam Hougland, Darrell Grand Moultrie and others.


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