HEDWIG HOLDS VIRTUAL AUDITIONS FOR DANCERS JUNE 24 through JULY 18
Company Looks to Hire for Spring Season and Special Projects
Hedwig Dances seeks dancers with a strong background in modern, ballet, partnering techniques, as well as improvisation experience, including a focus on working with objects and props. We plan to hire three dancers for the spring season and will be looking to hire additional project dancers later in the season. Our season includes annual performances in Chicago and potential international touring. Season activities are subject to change due to pandemic. Rehearsals begin in September. Dancers must be available Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for rehearsals as well as all tech rehearsals and scheduled performances.
THE AUDITIONS WILL CONSIST OF TWO SECTIONS:
- June 21 through July 18 – VIRTUAL OPEN CALL
- Late July / Early August TBA – IN-PERSON CALLBACKS (proof of Covid 19 vaccination will be required)
TO AUDITION we require the following:
- Complete the on-line form using link provided above
- Video submission June 21 – July 16 (see video instructions below)
- CV and/or Resume (not to exceed 2 pages)
To PREPARE YOUR AUDITION VIDEO
Your Audition shall contain 3 segments, each segment shall be 2 – 3 minutes in length, for a total of 6-9 minutes
SEGMENT ONE – Introduction 2- 3 minutes
Tell us your name, where you’re from, your educational and performance experience. Help us get to know YOU and how you think about these things.
SEGMENT TWO – Improvised Performance Phrase 2-3 minutes
Create and perform your own dance phrase. We’re interested in seeing how you can incorporate an element of improvisation and personalize the phrase.
SEGMENT THREE – Performance Phrase with an Object 2-3 minutes
Create and perform a different/new phrase with an object (article, piece, device, gadget) of your choice. Any object will do, can range from small to large. Explore your relationship with that object.
Questions: Email us at contact@HedwigDances.com