Propeller Dance will be holding auditions on Tuesday, October 20th to fill a couple of positions in our dance company. We’re looking for male and female dancers with a background in Hip hop, Breakdance, Afro-Caribbean and/or Contemporary dance, to work with the company for the current 2015-16 season.

Dancers must be skilled improvisers. They should have completed a dance training program (self-directed or through a professional training program), and have professional performance experience. An aptitude and interest in teaching and training is considered a strong asset. Note that Propeller Dance will prioritize hiring dancers with an interest in integrated dance and that have a willingness to engage in contact dance with all members of the dance company.

Integrated dance is an emerging movement within the Canadian contemporary dance milieu where dancers with and without disability collaborate, train and perform together as equals. Propeller Dance is recognized nationally and internationally for its leadership furthering integrated dance, and is committed to creating high-quality professional art rooted in the authentic movements of dancers with diverse abilities.

Hired dancer(s) would join the company on a part-time contract from October 2015 to June 2016. Specific rehearsal hours will vary based on the engagement. Approximate schedules can range from 6 to 12 hours/year to 6 to 12 hours/week (depending on the project) as well as up to 10 performances throughout the year in professional works, and performances in schools and community settings. Rate of pay in accordance with CADA fees. Thank you to everyone who applies; only those invited to audition will be contacted.

Audition Details:
Tuesday, October 20, 2015, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The audition will involve improvisation, learning of dance sequences, working with current company members and the artistic team
Audition location is: Great Canadian Theatre Company, Studio, 1233 Wellington Street (at Holland)
Pre-registration required. Please send your dance