For the 2017/2018 season De Dutch Don’t Dance Division is looking for dancers (m/f).
DeDDDD is looking for: professional dancers who have graduated from a (Dutch) dance academy no longer than two years ago or senior (nearly graduated) students (Bachelor of Dance level) wishing to participate in the talent development program ‘De Dutch Junior Dance Division’.
• Excellent classical ballet and modern dance technique.
• Living in The Hague or surroundings, or willing to move.
• No more than two years of work experience
• Good pointe work (f).
• Good partnering skills are essential.
• Dutch or European nationality is a plus.
Send your motivation with a complete CV and photo’s (at least 1 portrait photo and 1 full body dance photo) and if available a video to [email protected] to Huub Breuer, Company manager.
Deadline: Application deadline is Monday the 12th of June 2017
When: Audition is by invitation only and takes place on Saturday the 17th of June 2017.
Where: Location is the studio of De Dutch Don’t Dance Division: De Gheijnstraat 51, 2562NL, The Hague, The Netherlands.
Set up: The audition consists of a full ballet class and repertoire. Please prepare a brief solo (max. 2 minutes), a (neo)classical variation and/or modern/contemporary solo.
What does De Dutch Junior Dance Division offer?
Work and stage experience; the chance to dance (demi-)soloist roles in a wide variety of productions by DeDDDD and her partners. An intensive talent development program focused on individual coaching, improvement of dance technique, on- and offstage professionalism, building a (inter)national network, workshops to develop cultural entrepreneurship and to enhance career opportunities in the future.
Wage : 1st year € 500,- p/m, 2nd year €850,- p/m
About De Dutch Junior Dance Division
From early 2013 Thom Stuart and Rinus Sprong, artistic directors of De Dutch Don’t Dance Division (DeDDDD), put their years of experience in training, coaching and advising into the promising young dancers of De Dutch Junior Dance Division. This talent development program gives dancers the chance to train intensively on their dance technique, (re)presentation, cultural entrepreneurship, professionalism and versatility.
Dancers are being trained to be all-round performers: not only in the role of a dancer as well as a dance teacher, choreographer and cultural entrepreneur.
De Dutch Junior Dance Division gives the dancers a basis so they can focus on their profession and enhance their career chances in the dance field.
For more information, please go to: http://www.ddddd.nu/de-dutch-junior-dance-division-english/
About De Dutch Don’t Dance Division
De Dutch Don’t Dance Division’s (DeDDDD) main goal is to create and produce multi-disciplinary dance performances for regular theaters, but also on special locations and various festivals. The dance company is based in The Hague and was founded by Rinus Sprong and Thom Stuart in 1996. DeDDDD wants to interest a broad and new audience for dance and they also enlarge the cooperation between professional and non-professional dancers. Education, artistic quality and sense of humor are important elements in their way of working. Stuart and Sprong are known by the general audience for their performances in ‘The Ultimate Dance Battle’, ‘Everybody Dance Now’ and ‘Holland’s Got Talent’ and for the choreography that they made for the world tours of DJ Armin van Buuren ‘Armin Only Intense’, ‘Armin Only Embrace’ and recently ‘The Best Of Armin Only’.
Additionally, throughout the year, DeDDDD produces various professional performances in both theaters and venues, commercial activities (company presentations, etc.) and other performances on a project basis. DeDDDD cooperates with a.o. Holland Dance, Opera2Day, Lucent Danstheater, Festival Classique, Koninklijk Conservatorium, Residentie Orkest and many more.