Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre (CRDT) is seeking MALE and FEMALE dancers for the 2017 season featuring creations from Sherry Zunker (River North Dance Chicago Artistic Director 1990-2001), a new work from Nejla Yatkin (Princess Grace Foundation Award, 3 Arts Award and Dance Magazine top 25 to watch) and CRDT's Artistic Director Wilfredo Rivera's new commission for the Chicago Sinfonietta in collaboration with Latin Grammy nominated composer Clarice Assad.
Audition Date :
Thursday, November 10th, 10am - 2pm
Friday, November 11th, 10am - 2pm
Location: Extensions Dance Studio
3933 N. Elston Ave.
Chicago, Il 60618
*Brief warm-up included both days.
Skills/experience: exceptional contemporary dance training, performance experience, strong partnering skills, improvisation, desire to collaborate
Commitment: March 14th - October 14th, 2016.
Rehearsal days: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:30AM - 2:30PM. The season consists of 20 performances across Chicago and culminates in 6 performances over two weekends at two landmark Chicago venues.
Compensation: We offer a highly competitive hourly rehearsal rate and performance fees.
***Audition is by invitation only. To be considered, please submit resume, image and relevant links by Friday, Nov. 4th:
Wilfredo Rivera, Artistic Director
Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre is a creative and performing arts company focused on fusing contemporary choreography with original/live music and projected visual design, and our themes often deal with matters of social impact in contemporary culture. Our process is 100% built on creative collaboration with a driving goal to bring our choreographic process outside of our rehearsal studio and into our community.