AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS

For the 2022/23 season, DJD is seeking dancers who are passionate about jazz dance and the work of DJD for both our Company and Professional Training Program (PTP). In-person and video auditions are available.

All dancers looking to audition either virtually or in-person must first fill out the audition form linked below.

IN-PERSON AUDITIONS

Sign up by clicking your preferred audition city below:

TORONTO
February 25 // 2:30-4:30pm
Metro Movement // 833 Broadview Ave

CALGARY
April 2 // 1:00-3:00PM
DJD Dance Centre // 111 12 Ave SE

VIDEO AUDITIONS

To submit a video audition follow the directions linked HERE

FILL OUT THE AUDITION FORM

ABOUT DJD

The DJD professional company is the heart of the organization. We are creation-based and present a season of new work annually.  Contracts run full-time for 36-42 weeks per year for a group of 8-12 dancers.  National auditions for both our dance company and our professional training program take place annually. 

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THE COMPANY

Dancers interested in auditioning for Company positions must be at least 20 years of age and have a passion for jazz dance and music.

 

 

Professional experience, versatility, background in rooted jazz dance, swing, hip hop, and/or West African dance is an asset. Personal groove is essential. Dancers should have a deep understanding of their bodies and technical training in the above forms with basic knowledge of classical or contemporary dance. The DJD Company, generally on contract full-time from September – May, employs 8-12 professional dancers and is dedicated to progressively honouring the historical roots of jazz dance. Contracts include health benefits, chiropractic, physiotherapy, and health club/yoga studio memberships.

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THE PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM

The Professional Training Program (PTP) at DJD allows 10-15 advanced level dancers an eight-month intensive training experience. The program runs half days, Monday to Friday from September to May. Dancers auditioning for the Professional Training Program must be at least 18 years of age and interested in furthering their knowledge of jazz dance and the work of DJD.

DJD encourages all dancers, regardless of financial situation, to audition for the Professional Training Program. Bursaries and scholarships may be a possibility for the 2022/23 season.

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AUDITION

DJD is seeking male and female dancers who are passionate about jazz dance and the work of DJD for both our Company and Professional Training Program (PTP). National auditions, for both our dance company and our professional training program, take place annually.

Any questions with regards to the audition process (in-person or video) can be sent to Joanne Baker at jbaker@decidedlyjazz.com.


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