Dancing Wheels Company & School: Audition

The Dancing Wheels Company, America’s first, professional, physically integrated dance company, is currently seeking male and female dancers for employment in the 2013 – 2014 season. Dancing Wheels is a national touring company that works with highly acclaimed choreographers each year. Most recent works include full-length pieces from Donald McKayle, Dianne McIntyre, Nai-Ni Chen, Christopher Fleming, Michael Uthoff, Peter Kalivis, and David Rousseve.

Dance positions offer full 52-week contracts, competitive rates of compensation, and an opportunity to travel throughout the country and abroad (with all expenses paid). Upcoming tours include: Moscow, Russia; Vancouver, B.C., and Washington, D.C. The company is auditioning male and female stand-up and sit-down (wheelchair*) dancers. Stand-up dancers must have a strong background in both ballet and classical modern dance techniques. Sit-down dancers with dance experience are preferred but we accept apprentice level for those with no prior dance experience, but demonstrate athleticism, wheelchair speed and agility.

All applicants should be comfortable with speaking in front of large audiences. Dancing Wheels provides training in these areas.

Auditions will be held on May 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm in the Dancing Wheels studios.  It will consist of a ballet/modern class followed by repertory and partnering.  Please bring resume, headshots and samples of work if available. Please call or email to schedule. If you are unable to attend this date, there will be a second audition held at the end of the Summer Dance Workshop June 17– 21.

 

Audition Location:

3615 Euclid Ave., 3rd Floor

Cleveland, OH 44115

Phone: 216-432-0306

Fax: 216-432-0308

http://www.dancingwheels.org

Email: info@dancingwheels.org or vfletcher1@aol.com

 

*Dancers with disabilities who are not everyday wheelchair users, but willing to adapt to wheelchair technique are also welcome.

 

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