DATE/TIME: Sunday, August 26, 2012 1:00 - 3:00PM
BalaSole Dance Company, described by Tim Martin of Dance Europe Magazine as "part dance company and part showcase for aspiring dancer/choreographers," is currently seeking high-calibered male and female solo dance artists (of all shapes, sizes, ages, styles, ethnicities and backgrounds) to perform their own 3-4 minute solo pieces, as well as ensemble pieces, for its fall 2012 concert in New York City scheduled for November 3 & 4.
The first part of the audition will involve learning a short group combination. The second part will involve presentations of solo pieces (4 minutes maximum) to be performed in the fall (November) 2012 Concert. Please do not attend the above audition if your solo is unfinished. Self-choreographed solo pieces are preferred, but not required. Written permission must be obtained in advance from the choreographer if a solo piece is not self-choreographed. During the audition, emphasis will be given to technique, artistry, versatility, and performance. An advanced proficiency in either modern, contemporary, jazz, or ballet is required. Please your costume to the audition.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 24, 2012
LOCATION: The Alvin Ailey Studios, The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 West 55th Street (at 9th Ave.), New York, 10019
Each artist selected to perform in the concert is required to sign a contract as an independent contractor and must be available for rehearsals for one week prior to the concert. The written permission from the choreographer(s) must be furnished upon execution of the contract. Each artist must also have a valid legal documentation allowing employment in the United States. Headshots, dance photos, and bios of the selected artists will be posted immediately on the BalaSole Dance Company website.
At this time BalaSole Dance Company has not yet secured its Certificate of Eligibility from New York State to employ minors (anyone under the age of 18). Also, the company only employs artists who are able to work legally in the United States.
BalaSole Dance Company is an inclusive dance company that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, andphysical attributes.