Friday, August 4
Company and Trainee contracts available
WE ARE SEEKING:
Technically skillful contemporary dancers, with strong versatility, musicality, and stage presence
Collaborative dancers who thrive working with others as part of an ensemble
Creative improvisors with ample experience in contemporary partnering
Mature, open-minded, and motivated individuals with a drive for artistic and personal growth
Peridance Contemporary Dance Company will conduct an open audition on Friday, August 4th. Dancers will be assigned a one-hour slot (10:00-11:00am, 11:15-12:15am, 12:30am-1:30pm, 2:30-3:30pm, 3:45-4:45pm, 5:00 - 6:00pm). Callbacks will be held Saturday August 5th from 9:00am - 12:00pm, with a potential additional callback Sunday, August 6 from 2:00 - 5:00pm. Dancers must be based in NYC at the start of employment. There is no fee to audition.
To register, please complete the Google form HERE. Registration will close at midnight on Wednesday, July 26th.
You will be notified by Friday evening, July 28th, what time your audition slot will be on the 4th. Please bring a physical copy of your headshot and resume to the audition. The audition will be comprised of a 30 min barre, followed by 45 min of repertoire. An open studio will be available throughout the day if you wish to warm up prior to your audition. Ballet shoes are not required.
PCDC seeks to fulfill part-time Company Dancer contracts as well as additional Trainee contracts. Both Company Dancer and Trainee contracts will be from September 11, 2023 through August 31, 2024. Rehearsals will begin September 11 in preparation for winter performances at Peridance's KnJ Theater and for the company’s spring performances in April. Both Company Dancers and Trainees rehearse approximately 10-20 hours/week. Company Dancers are paid $20/hour for rehearsals and receive a $50-100 stipend per performance depending on scale of the event. Trainees are paid $50-$100 for performances. Both Company Members and Trainees receive additional pay for workshops and outreach events, have access to free space at Peridance when available, and receive free daily ballet classes and other discounted classes. When the Company tours, both Company Members and Trainees receive per diem. The Company is not a union company. Peridance seeks to create a welcoming and and inclusive environment for all employees, and invites dancers of all backgrounds to audition for the Company.
With any questions about the audition or positions, please contact Colin at firstname.lastname@example.org. Feel free to learn more about the Company by exploring our website.