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Auditions for MaggioDanza in Florence, Italy

Posted on November 12, 2010

The Teatro de Maggio Musicale Fiorentino is auditioning dancers for the corps de ballet of MaggioDanza.

Auditions for female corps dancers will be held on Sunday, December 5. For male dancers, auditions will be held on Monday, December 6. The application deadline is November 27, 2010.

Auditions are open to European Union Citizens and Citizens not belonging to the European Union in possession of a permit of stay in Italy for artistic work. Applicants should be no less than 18 years old at the application deadline date.

The audition programme will consist of a ballet class, one variation from the classical repertory (dancer’s own choice), one contemporary variation (dancer’s own choice, not more than three minutes long) and the company’s repertoire workshop.

Please send your signed application by mail or fax (no email) to:

Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Servizio Personale

Via Solferino 15, 50123 FIRENZE

Fax: +39.055.2779307/+39.055.2396954

For further information, see or contact the personnel department, telephone +39.055.2779401 or email

Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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