JOBS/ OPPORTUNITIES

AUDITION 

Award winning dance company James Wilton Dance seek 2 male identifying and 2 female identifying professional dancers for their new creation The Time Travel Crisis. The work will be created ready for touring in Spring 2022, with an 18 performance tour across 9 U.K. venues.

 

The contract totals 15 weeks, including 9 days paid holiday.

 

We are searching for a range of skills, backgrounds and abilities and welcome applications from all minority backgrounds.

 

Pay is £500 per week, plus travel, accommodation and food expenses whilst touring. JWD may be able to cover Visa costs for international applicants but will not be able to cover relocation costs for this. Rehearsals will take place in Brighton, England.

 

We are expecting a large number of applications, therefore we are doing the initial stage of the audition digitally.

 

To apply:

 

  • Learn this phrase and record yourself dancing it. https://vimeo.com/576765047

  • Perform a 30 second improvisation in the style of JWD, showcasing your own personal skills.

 

Upload both videos to Vimeo or YouTube.

 

Email the video links and your CV to:

audition@jameswiltondance.org.uk

 

Please do NOT send us video or photo files as attachments.

 

We will then contact successful applicants to invite them to an in person audition in September.

 

Deadline for applications: 19th August

 

Applicant requirements:

 

Strong contemporary technique

Acting ability

High levels of fitness

 

Knowledge of break dance, capoeira or acrobatics are desirable.

 

Contract weeks

 

Creation 

 

2021

 

w/o 29th November

w/o 6th December

w/o 13th December

 

2022

 

w/o 3rd January

w/o 10th January

w/o 17th January

w/o 24th January

w/o 31st January

 

Touring

 

w/o 7th Feb (HALF WEEK)

w/o 14th Feb (HALF WEEK)

w/o 21st Feb

w/o 28th Feb

w/o 7th March

w/o 14th March

w/o 21st March

w/o 28th March

 

Please do not apply if you are not free for all the above weeks.

 

Please note that we are unable to cover any costs incurred in the audition process.