February 5, 2010

In Auditions on February 8, 2010 by danceumbrella Tagged: , ,


Flirting with the footlights? I’m looking for two or three strong volunteer performers for my supporting dance team called Coco’s Bonbons.

February 17th; 7-8pm.

Both auditions will involve a short piece of choreography that will be shown briefly at 7pm, but if you wish to have a chance to master those moves, please that the 6pm class preceeding the audition where the choreography will be explored in full.

The audition will also include an improv component, but if you would like the option of showing us an act you’ve created please e-mail in advance.

This audition is open to both novice and more experienced performers.

For full details, please the schedule HERE.

Company Auditions

Ballet Jörgen Canada is holding auditions for Company Members for the 2010/2011 Season


Sunday, March 14, 2010

at 10:00 am

Class at 11:00 am

Ballet Jörgen Canada Studios

George Brown College

Casa Loma Campus

160 Kendal Ave, Room 126


Friday March 19, 2010

Location TBA

Time: TBA

Advanced registration is required. Register by emailing your resume and audition city preference to

For further information phone 416-961-4725 or visit our web site at

Please provide a resume, head shot and dance photo at the audition. No Audition fee.


Ismailova Theatre of Dance is looking for male and female DANCERS and ACTORS for upcoming shows in 2010.

DANCERS: Any dance background is welcome, but must be passionate about acting and dance and willing to try variety of dance styles: contemporary, jazz, commercial jazz, belly dance, ballroom, contact improvisation, european and asian traditional folk dances.

ACTORS: Seeking actors who are comfortable with movement and willing to learn dance and become a part of dance theatre performances.

The positions are volunteer with performance opportunities.

Ismailova Theatre of Dance is a new dance theatre company in Toronto. It brings dance and theatre together to express sincere feelings, tell real stories and show touching characters through original choreography. Please see examples of the Theatre’s work here:

If you want to become a part of this new exciting project, contact Artistic Director Merey Ismailova at to book your audition. In the email make sure to send your contact information (cellphone number) and a resume or a short artistic bio.

Audition: Decidedly Jazz Works

WHAT: Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (DJD) is seeking male and female dancers for the DJD Company as well as its Professional Training Program for the 2010/11 season. Dancers auditioning for Company Positions must be at least 20 years of age, have a passion for jazz dance and jazz music, plus strong technique and great personal groove. DJD consists of 8-12 dancers on a forty-two week (average) contract with a starting wage of $575 CDN/week for apprentice positions. Health benefits, chiropractic, physiotherapy, and health club/yoga studio memberships are provided. The 25-year-old Company is dedicated to exploring, evolving and promoting the art of jazz dance, works with live jazz music and tours nationally.

Dancers interested in DJD’s Professional Training Program must be at least 18 years of age, and interested in furthering their knowledge of jazz dance and the work of DJD. The Professional Training Program provides 12 to 15 hours of morning classes per week along with evening classes at the School of Decidedly Jazz, performance/choreographic opportunities, and personalized feedback. Tuition for this eight-month program is $2850+GST

Company contracts and Professional Training Program begin September 2010


Date:  Friday, February 26

Location:  Halifax Dance, 1505 Barrington St. Ste G6, Halifax, NS

Time:  6:00 PM – 8:00PM

Date:  Sunday, February 28

Location:  NAfro Dance, 109 Pulford St, Upper Level, Winnipeg, MB

Time:  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Date:  Monday, March 1

Location:  O.I.P. Dance Centre, 190 Richmond Street East, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON

Time:  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Date:  Friday, March 5

Location:  Harbour Dance Centre, 3rd Floor 927 Granville St., Vancouver, BC

Time:  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Date:  Saturday, April 17

Location:  Decidedly Jazz Danceworks, 1514 4 St SW, Calgary, AB

Time:  3:30 PM – 6:30 PM

BRING: Jazz Shoes (soft or hard soles) Warm-up can be done in socks. 8X10 Headshot and Resume (The photo will not be returned and please do not email the resume)

Please email Joanne Baker ( prior to the audition date to register your intent to audition. Indicate the city where you will be auditioning and whether you will be auditioning for the DJD Company or the Professional Training Program. Applicants are welcome to be considered for both.


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