Description

SEEKING DYNAMIC Black Trans, Non Gender Conforming, & Queer ARTISTS: NEW DANCE COMPANY MEMBERS!

Katharine Pettit Creative is searching for dynamic, expressive artists who dance and act, specifically those adept at connecting emotion to choreography through narrative based movement. We need artists who are focused, determined and fired up to create change in the world by using dance as our medium to access emotion, leading to conversation and understanding: "We are more alike than we are different" as our motivating credo. Especially seeking Black & Brown LGBT+ Artists and Beyond, all Races, Genders, Body Sizes and Shapes WELCOME!!!

Production Info

KPC uses dance as our universal language, changing minds by opening hearts through movement. Our work spotlights social injustices and stigmatized issues, seeking to remove prejudice and allow human connection between audience and artist, Keeping People Connected, KPC.

UPCOMING 2021 OPPORTUNITIES:

*JUNE Episcopal Actors Guild Residency, Wednesdays and Sundays

*JULY "Transcend, Uplifting Their Voices" virtual concert centering Black Trans, NGC, & Queer Youth partnering with the Black Mental Health Alliance

*AUGUST Governors Island Residency through West Harlem Arts Fund, UNTITLED GIRL NARRATIVE performances Saturdays and Sundays

*OCTOBER New York State Recovery Conference I COULD NEVER LOVE ANYONE... Pathway to Wellness through Movement workshop tour to Albany, NY through Friends of Recovery - NY

We understand being working artists, needing to take those paying gigs and make ends meet. Communication is key to any successful relationship so as long as we know conflicts ahead of time and can count on you to show up mentally, emotionally and spiritually as well as physically when you say you're committed, we are gonna get along beautifully!

Compensation/Fee

PAID performances $50-100 depending on your role. We hope to be able to compensate for rehearsals within the 2021/2022 season, however right now rehearsals are not paid.

Requirements

  • Must be excellent at picking up and retaining choreography quickly
  • Must be adept at Jazz, Modern, Musical Theatre and Tap influences with an amazing internal sense of rhythm
  • Must be available for rehearsals Wednesday nights 6-10pm and Sunday daytime 2-6pm with the flexibility for additional rehearsals leading to performances