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Audition: Ismailova Theatre of Dance (Sept 4)

In Auditions on August 15, 2011 by danceumbrella

September 4th, 7:30 pm

Registration is mandatory. Email your contact information (cell number) and a resume or a short artistic bio to We will send you the location details.

Ismailova Theatre of Dance company is looking for male and female dancers or actors who can dance for upcoming shows including a new full-length dance/physical theatre play to be presented on December 3rd, 2011 in Pia Bowman Studio Theatre.

Dancers and actors must be committed, responsible and available to rehearse 2 times a week (Sunday evening and Monday or Friday evening). Any dance background is welcome, but must be willing to learn different dance styles including contemporary, contact improv, jazz, ballroom, traditional folk.

The position is volunteer, but if the company makes money, it goes to dancers’ salaries.



Audition: Toronto Youth Ballet Ensemble

In Auditions on August 12, 2011 by danceumbrella

The Toronto Youth Ballet Ensemble (TYBE) provides professional performance experience to dancers ages 15 through 22. We work with professional choreographers and join forces with other arts organizations to give dancers the best possible performance opportunities.

The Toronto Youth Ballet Ensemble rehearses once a week for two to three hours from October through April and will perform in the spring of 2012.

The Toronto Youth Ballet is a performance ensemble, dancers will not take class with TYBE. They will be expected to continue training at their dance studios, colleges, universities and conservatories.

Fees: 2011-2012 Season Participation – $350.00

We will be auditioning dancers throughout September. Rehearsals will begin in October 2011.

To add your name to our contact list for auditions or for more information, please contact Christine Heath at


Audition: Gadfly (Aug 14)

In Auditions on August 10, 2011 by danceumbrella

Sunday August 14 at 10am

Dancemakers, 55 Mill Street
Building 74, Case Goods Warehouse, Studio 396

Email registration:
Contact phone: 647-989-6809

Arrive early, be warm and ready to start. Bring a resume and headshot.

Urban Contemporary Company Gadfly, under the Artistic Direction of Apolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho, is looking for versatile male and female dancers for their upcoming full-length production ‘Klorofyl’ for this Fall 2011. ‘Klorofyl’ will be presented at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts and will be part of the NextStep Series 11/12 at Harbourfront Centre.

Dancers must have a strong dance background in street dance and/or contemporary and be open to experiment in both types of movement in choreography and/or improvisation/freestyle.

Must be available for Rehearsals from mid-August until mid-November and for Shows from November 16-27. Rehearsals and shows are paid.


Audition: Typecast Dance Company (Aug 23)

In Auditions on August 9, 2011 by danceumbrella

Typecast Dance Company is hosting an audition on Tuesday August 23rd (7pm-9pm) at the Winchester Street Theatre (80 Winchester St., Toronto)!

We are casting for Nuit Blanche and our next full length piece which will premiere in January 2012.
The audition will be a class and short combination taught by Artistic Director Pamela Rasbach.

Videos from recent Typecast performances:




Audition: The Dance Company (Aug 14)

In Auditions on August 4, 2011 by danceumbrella

The Dance Company is currently casting for our 2011/2012 season!

The Dance Company is currently in our 11th year of providing entertainment for events across Ontario! We are looking for reliable, talented dancers to join our fabulous group of talent!
Dancers will perform for PAID events across the GTA. For more information visit

Sunday August 14th, 2011
Sign in at 6:30pm, Dance at 7:00pm 

The Westway United Church (8 Templar Dr. Toronto)

-Male and Female dancers
-Dancers must be 18+
-Physically fit dancers
-ability to attend Sunday evening rehearsals, and have flexible schedule
-access to a car an asset but not required
-dancers should be trained in Jazz dance, all other styles are a definite asset!

Please wear black form fitting dance attire. Hair and Make-up should be performance ready. Please bring resume and headshot.
Dancers will be taught a short Jazz style combination, and will require character shoes and flats or bare feet.

Please register in advance to ensure a spot at the audition. Register by emailing or calling 416-243-7505


Audition: Momentum Dance Toronto 2011/2012 (Sept 7)

In Auditions on August 3, 2011 by danceumbrella

If you are interested in joining Momentum Dance Toronto, Auditions for the 2011-2012 season will take place on Wednesday, September 7th at Lower Ossington Theatre (100A Ossington St. W).

Registration:  6:30pm & 7:30pm
Ballet/Modern Audition – 7pm
Jazz/Hip Hop Audition – 8pm

*Note: You are not required to attend both audition times but are welcome to.  Feel free to complete a registration form in advance.

ANNUAL Performance company fee:
$350/year – Dancers only
up to $100 discount for members who are selected for opportunities to choreograph and/or teach.

* Must be 18 years+
* Headshots & Resumes NOT necessary.
* Rehearsals will take place on Wednesday nights and Sunday afternoons.
* Annual show is expected to take place in April 2012. Dates TBD.
* Accepted members will be asked to pay an annual membership fee which inludes UNLIMITED dance classes throughout the season, and helps cover the costs for rehearsal and performance space, along with ALL costumes for the year.


Audition: KOKUS Triple Threat Company and Productions (Aug 13, 20)

In Auditions on August 2, 2011 by danceumbrella

We are looking for seriously passionate and talented dancers and triple threat performers who would like to join Kokus T3 Company for future productions.

Candidates will be chosen through an audition. All candidates should have at least 2-3 years in their respective field.

Auditions will be held on:
Saturday, Aug 13th at 2pm
Saturday, Aug 20th at 2pm
**If you are interested in auditioning, please confirm the day that you will be attending at

If any of you dancers have some training in singing and acting please prepare:
– 16 bars (or two verses of your favourite song) -be ready to sing acapella
– a short monologue (max. 2 min.) -from 1950’s to contemporary

Head shot
Lots of positive energy and your smile
Water and snack

you will learn a routine and be evaluated on being able to follow and keep up and style

Gotta Dance Studio, 3581-B Dundas St. West, Toronto, Ontario M6S 2S8

For all other questions and concerns feel free to contact Lukas or Rebecca at: or 416-822-7573