Audition for us in January 2024
Updated: 2 days ago
Sunday, January 21st, 2024
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Intrigue Dance Center, 1937 S. Archer, Chicago There is no fee to Audition. Dancers of all colors, genders, and ages are encouraged to audition.
Studio entrance is off the parking lot on Cullerton Ave. Free parking available in the parking lot. If it's full, there is also paid street parking available.
We are looking for Dancers to fill the following positions:
1. Winifred Haun & Dancers (WH&D) Company Dancer Contracts are from September, 2024 to June, 2025 (approximately 26 weeks), and include Company Class, hourly rehearsal & performance pay, and teaching & choreographing opportunities. Rehearsals are on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00am to 1:30pm and, occasional Fridays from 10am to 1pm. We regularly rehearse at Intrigue Dance Center, but we sometimes rehearse at other locations, such as Maywood Fine Arts - Stairway of the Stars in Maywood, IL.
Qualified candidates will: *possess a strong technical background in modern/contemporary and ballet *have performing experience *be available for rehearsals on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00am to 1:30pm and occasional Fridays 2. Chicago Movement Collective (CMC) Scholarship Award includes the opportunity to train in ballet, modern, contemporary, and more with Chicago’s best dance instructors. Award includes 10 classes per week, coaching, and more. Classes available Monday thru Friday, 10:00am to 1:15pm More about CMC's Scholarship Award can be found here. 3. 3rd Coast Contemporary Dance Program (3CCDP) is a partnership between WH&D and CMC that offers affordable training and professional performance opportunities to dancers ages 17 to 26. Classes and rehearsals are M,W, F from 10:00am to 1:30pm More info about the 3rd Coast Contemporary Dance Program can be found here.
Audition Requirements: There is NO pre-registration or fee required. Filling out the form is helpful for us but, you do not have to fill it out to Audition. You can just show up at the Audition on Sun, January 21st. If you have a resume and photo, feel free to bring them to the Audition, but don't make any special effort to produce these things especially for this Audition. We mostly just want to see you dance.
Audition Registration & more details can be found here.
How the Audition will work: We won't teach a warm-up, but feel free to come early to warm yourself up. Registration will begin at 12:15pm. When you arrive, you’ll be asked to fill out paperwork. All dancers should be ready to dance at 1:00pm. The dance part of the Audition will go like this: 1. We'll teach an adagio combination. 2. We'll teach a jump combination and/or possibly something from WH&D repertory. 3. We may ask you to do a short improvisation sequence. 4. Some dancers may be invited to stay and learn more WH&D repertory.
Decisions about all positions will be made by March 2024
Questions? Feel to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-454-9843