Male Dancers for King Roger

Published on 16th Jan, 2017

Opera Australia Casting Male Contemporary Dancers

‘King Roger’ | Melbourne

Opera Australia‘s seeking 9 Male Dancers for its Melbourne season of KING ROGER.

Casual contracts will be offered from 27 April 2017 with four performances at the State Theatre, The Arts Centre, Melbourne finishing on 27 May 2017.

9 Male Dancers – technically advanced, professional dancers with exceptional skills in contemporary dance, choreographic improvisation and contact improvisation. Dancers must possess strong teamwork skills and be willing to collaborate in the creative process. Dancers must also be comfortable bare-chested and performing with minimal costuming. Experience working with complex musical accompaniment is an advantage.

This audition process will be conducted by reviewing video footage submitted by dancers.

CASTING DATE & SUBMISSIONS
Dancers who wish to be considered must complete the application process via the website here. Or email the following materials to Matthew Barclay at casting@opera.org.au

You will be required to upload the following materials:
1. CV/resume;
2. Headshot and full-length image;
3. Video link to 1-2 minutes of contemporary dance improvisation, in a studio, no loose clothing.

Materials will be reviewed and individuals who are shortlisted will be notified. Final casting decisions will be made as a result of the video links provided — we encourage dancers to ensure their video is adequate quality.

REHEARSAL & PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
Studio rehearsals take place at Docklands Studios and stage rehearsals at Arts Centre Melbourne. Dancers must be available to attend morning, afternoon and/or evening calls over the studio rehearsal period, on any day except Sundays.

Studio Rehearsals
April 27 to 9 May, 2017

Stage Rehearsals
Tue 9 May, Thu 11 May, Fri 12 May, Tue 16 May, Wed 17 May,

Performances
Evenings at 7:30pm: May 19, 23, 25
Saturday matinée at 1pm: May 27

HOW TO APPLY
For full information and to apply visit the Opera Australia website: opera.org.au/aboutus/employment/auditions-actordancer

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