IMMEDIATE: Lucky Plush Productions Seeks Ensemble Member
Lucky Plush Productions, a Chicago-based touring dance-theater company, is hiring a performer for our touring ensemble for Trip the Light Fantastic: The Making of SuperStrip in 2016-17 and beyond. The opportunity begins in August 2016 and is a paid position. As the role is specific to the content of the work, people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
strong contemporary dance technique; experience and/or easy willingness to memorize (and sometimes improvise) spoken dialogue and song; readiness to participate in a collaborative ensemble-based devising process.
To apply, please submit
• 1-3 min video (lo-tech shot on cell phone is fine) showing:
- dance work
- talking directly to the camera about something that happened to you on the street, bus, in a dream, etc. (off the cuff & informal is great); and
- singing a few lines of a song.
• Applicants advanced to the next phase will be contacted.
Initial rehearsals in August/September will be scheduled according to availability to integrate the new ensemble member into the work. Home performances of SuperStrip are scheduled for September 2016, and tours are currently scheduled in October (Krannert Center at University of Illinois), January (The Joyce Theater, NYC), and March (CSU Chico, CA). Tours are generally 4-5 days in length, and additional tours may be added.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries or to apply.
For best consideration, please submit as soon as possible and ideally no later than Friday, July 15.