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AUDITION for VLA DANCE

BACKGROUND

What: VLA DANCE is an emerging dance organization based in Boston, MA. We are looking for two dancers to join our upcoming production at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury this October/November 2022

Who: We are looking for two advanced dancers with interest in contemporary dance. Dancers must interested in both training/performing at a highly rigorous level while also exploring the ways dance integrates into our community beyond performance. 

 

BIPOC dancers are highly encouraged to apply.

About the show: VLA DANCE has worked with Hibernian Hall since 2019 hosting our rehearsals, classes and the Summer Movement Series within the space. This is the first year we are presenting a show in collaboration with Hibernian Hall's Director Haris Lefteri. "ALIVE" is an immersive dance theater epic combining the vivid storytelling of theater and the rigorous and intentional movement of contemporary dance. In conjunction with the show, the company members of VLA DANCE will convene together in research salons and engage in textual analysis and written responses to be printed in our annual journal POLLEN.

PAY

Artist will be paid $18/hr

 

REHEARSALS

July - August

  • Mondays 7 - 8:30pm (Research Salon)

  • Thursdays 7 - 8:30pm

  • Sundays 11 - 3pm

 

September - October

  • Thursdays 10 - 12pm

  • Fridays 10 - 12pm

  • Sundays 11 - 4pm

Show Weeks:

Weeks of October 24th and October 31st

TO APPLY

First Round

Please email the following information to victoria@vladance.com by  June 6 at 5 PM

  • Please write a letter of interest (no more than 800 words) stating your experience as a dancer, a core value that guides you through life and how it connects to dance, and why you'd like to dance with VLA DANCE

  • Please learn this phrase work here and submit a video via link to the email above. You are not expected to do this phrase in a studio

Second Round

Applicants who move to the second round will be invited to take company class and stay for rehearsal on Sunday June 12 from 11am - 2:30pm