Barrowland Ballet Audition Notice

Barrowland Ballet Audition Notice

Barrowland Ballet – choreographer Natasha Gilmore – seeks highly skilled and experienced female contemporary dancers for the research, development and creation of a new production ICARUS.

Where/When:
Central London: 
Sunday 3 Feb, 10am – 1pm with initial call backs 3pm – 5pm

Central Glasgow: 
Saturday 16 Feb, 10am – 6pm

Final call-back for both London and Glasgow Auditions in:   
Glasgow, Sunday 17 Feb, 10am – 5pm

Deadline for applications: Monday 28th January 2019
Applications after this date will not be accepted.

Barrowland Ballet are looking for versatile performers confident with a theatrical character role and comfortable in a devised process. The piece will include voice work and live music; performers with experience of singing or playing an instrument are particularly welcome. Working with choreographer Natasha Gilmore and playwright Rob Evans the role will be built through improvisation and exploration.

Barrowland Ballet are committed to equality and inclusion. Applications are welcome from dancers from diverse backgrounds.

Dancers must be available to join the company for research and development w/c 3 June 2019; w/c 10 June 2019 and devising from February 2020, premiere and touring April – beginning of June 2020.

How to Apply:
If you are interested please email Barrowland Ballet at apply@barrowlandballet.co.uk including the following:

– If you’d like to be seen in London or Glasgow
– Your CV with headshot (pdf)
– A link to a video recording of yourself performing (max 3 min).

Please upload your video only on YouTube or Vimeo and send the link. Please ensure that footage includes studio footage and preferably including partnering and floor-work. If you play an instrument please mention this on your CV.

This audition is by invitation only. A pre-selection will be made based on your video and CV. You will be informed by January 30th.

For further information, please visit www.barrowlandballet.co.uk

Barrowland Ballet is one of Scotland’s most exciting and successful contemporary dance companies built around the artistic work of choreographer Natasha Gilmore. The company produces high quality, accessible dance theatre performances which tour nationally and internationally to small and mid-scale venues. The work’s themes are delivered with wit and humour, and the insightful observations of human behaviour are rooted in personal stories.

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