Audição: Kelly-Abbott Dance Theatre

Kelly-Abbott Dance Theatre is seeking strong, athletic male and female dancers for their upcoming North East tour of their new production Launch Day.

Where: Newcastle–upon-Tyne, England
When: Wednesday 16th December
Deadline for application: 5pm on Monday 7th December

The work is in collaboration with and inspired by the paintings of Alexander Millar and the shipbuilding history of the North East. Launch Day depicts British shipbuilders at work, but also during their social time, at the football and at the pub. Set to music by Mark Knopfler and Irish composer Breifne Holohan, the choreography will bring Millar’s characters or ‘gadgies’ to life, creating an iconic, theatrical celebration of the industrial heritage of the North East

Rehearsals and Tour will be in the North East of England. We are looking for mature and versatile dancers who are based in or who have accommodation in or within reasonable distance of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

You must be available for the following dates:

Rehearsals: (x 3weeks)
15th February – 4th March 2016

Tour Dates:
05/03/2016 – Dance City Newcastle
09/03/2016 – Alnwick Playhouse
08/04/2016 – Maltings Theatre and Arts Centre Berwick
13/04/2016 – Queens Hall Arts Centre Hexham
28/04/2016 – Washington Arts Centre

Other Dates: (TBC)

Our requirements:
3 years vocational training and subsequent performance experience
A high standard of contemporary dance technique and excellent partnering skills
Experience in Jazz technique, physical theatre and acrobatic skills (preferable but not essential)
Football skills/tricks (preferable but not essential)
Highly creative with excellent improvisational skills
Excellent fitness, stamina and strength
Willingness to experiment and explore ideas with the choreographer
Willingness to push themselves to their limits
Sense of performance, theatricality and strong stage presence
A good team player and strong work ethic
Please familiarise yourselves with the paintings of Alexander Millar and previous work by KADT online
Must be able to work legally in the UK with relevant work permits and visas
All rehearsals and tour performances are paid at Equity minimum rates with travel expense.

Application Details:
– A cover letter stating why you would like to work with KADT on this production and what skills you could bring to the company
– CV – must include your age
– Head Shot/dance photograph
– Video footage/showreel  – links to footage online, no video file attachments please

Please email all submissions to stating Auditions in the subject line

Successful applicants will be notified by Wednesday 9th December

Audition is by invitation only and will take place on Wednesday 16th December at Performance Academy, Newcastle College, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Rd, Newcastle –upon-Tyne, NE4 7SA, England.

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