Audition for two experienced professional male contemporary dancers to work with Lea Anderson and Shoreditch Youth Dance Company.
Lee Smikle and Shoreditch Youth Dance (SYD) are looking for two experienced professional male contemporary dancers to undertake a unique short project led by choreographer Lea Anderson in December 2013.
This is paid work as part of SYD’s Research & Development and Promotional Project, funded by Arts Council England’s ‘Grant for the Arts’ , exploring new models for providing and supporting, beneficial and quality pathways of progression for graduate dancers.
You must be an experienced and creative performer and be comfortable with developing and performing contemporary dance based work.
You will be working alongside two talented female dancers from SYD Company, who are in their final year of conservatory dance training. Both girls are highly creative, physical young dancers and strong performers.
Successful applicants will be chosen for their experience, creativity and connection with the SYD dancers in the audition.
It is essential, that as well as being highly skilled and reliable professionals you must be empathetic and inspiring role models and genuinely interested in the ethos of this project.
Ideally dancers will be London based.
Mimimum height requirement: 5'9".
All four dancers will bring something different to the process, and led by Lea will work towards creating an exciting and physical quartet that will be premiered on the 15th December in London.
Please send your CV and a short covering letter explaining why you are interested in taking part in this project and what you believe you could bring to the process.
Please do not apply if you are:
are a student
a recent graduate
have no performance experience in contemporary dance or creative task based processes for making work.
Application Deadline: 1pm Friday 11th October
Audition: Saturday/ Sunday 12/13th October
Dates: (equivalent hours to 2 weeks employment)
4 Weekends mainly Sundays from 23 Nov - 1st Dec (tbc)
Intensive period Sun 8th - Sun 15th December.
Performance: 15th December
Successful applicants will be notified with details of the audition before 6pm on Friday 11th.