Description

Peridance Contemporary Dance Company seeks to fulfill Company Dancer and trainee contracts for the 2024-2025 season. Contracts are available for dancers of all identities with strong technical and artistic abilities.

Production Info

PCDC seeks to fulfill Company Dancer contracts as well as additional Trainee contracts. Both Company Dancer and Trainee contracts will be from August 26, 2024 through August 31, 2025. Rehearsals will begin August 26th in preparation for fall national touring, a winter production at Peridance's KnJ Theater December 8 - 10, 2022, and the company’s Season performances in May 2025. Both Company Dancers and Trainees rehearse approximately 10-20 hours/week. Peridance seeks to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all employees, and welcomes dancers of all backgrounds to audition for the Company.

Compensation/Fee

Company Dancers are paid $20/hour for rehearsals and both dancers and trainees receive a $50-100 stipend per performance depending on scale of the event. Both Company Members and Trainees receive additional pay for workshops and outreach events, have access to free space at Peridance when available, as well as receive free daily ballet classes and other discounted classes. When The Company tours, both Company Members and Trainees receive per diem. The Company is not a union company.

Requirements

  • Strong contemporary dance technique and improvisational skills, along with versatility, musicality, and stage presence.
  • Experience with contemporary partnering is also a plus.
  • Dancers must be based in NYC at the start of employment.

Styles

Contemporary