AUDITION NOTICE FOR MERCURIAL DANCE – ‘ROUTE 10’
Audition Time/Date: 10am – 5pm Monday 21 January
Audition Location: DanceXchange, Birmingham
Project Location: Coventry
Fee: £100 per day for development period (£1000) + £150 per performance day (no relocation costs available as part of this stage of the project)
Mercurial Dance are seeking a male and female dancer for the first stage of development of ‘Route 10’, a new dance theatre performance about health and healing. The project will take place in Coventry from the 25th Feb to the 13th March 2019 (with a possibility that it may be extended by a few weeks).
We are looking for experienced, regional (Coventry/Birmingham) dance artists who have:
- Excellent skills in contemporary dance technique, improvisation and contact-based partner work
- A strong dance performance background and are confident with text delivery, use of voice and text-based work (English-speaking)
- Experience of site-specific and immersive theatre performance or are willing to work in unusual spaces and in close proximity to an audience
- Experience in collaborative devised process and can contribute to ideas and the creation of material
- Some teaching or leading experience and are confident in working with community groups.
Please note that there will be no expenses or accommodation budget. The stated fee is inclusive and will be offered on a self-employed basis. Anyone employed will need to evidence they are eligible to work in the UK.
Those intending to audition should register their interest by submitting a CV and links to recent examples of your work (if available) to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the audition day.