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Male dancers required by Akademi

Posted on April 4, 2011

Two male dancers, playing age 20-35, required for a brand new dance production by Akademi South Asian Dance UK.

Dancers must have strong base in classical and contemporary dance training, preferably with experience and interest in contact improvisation and partner work.

The production will be developed throughout May for performances in summer and autumn 2011. All applicants must be available for rehearsals from May 9 – June 2, the preview on Friday, June 3, and performances during the first week of August. Pay is in line with TMA/Equity and ITC weekly rates for professional dancers.

Auditions will be held in London on Saturday, April 9. To be considered, please email your CV and headshot in the first instance to Dance Production Officer Lydia Fraser-Ward at lydia@akademi.co.uk.

Jonathan Gray is editor of Dancing Times. He studied at The Royal Ballet School, Leicester Polytechnic, and Wimbledon School of Art where he graduated with a BA Hons in Theatre Design. For 16 years he was a member of the curatorial department of the Theatre Museum, London, assisting on a number of dance-related exhibitions, and helping with the recreation of original designs for a number of The Royal Ballet’s productions including Danses concertantes, Daphnis and Chloë, and The Sleeping Beauty. He has also contributed to the Financial Times, written programme articles for The Royal Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet, and is co-author of the book Unleashing Britain: Theatre gets real 1955-64, published in 2005.

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