Exim Dance Company based in Plymouth, Devon is seeking 3 professional dancers and one understudy (2 males, 2 females) for their upcoming Research and Development Period between 19th February – 16th March (4 weeks) Please note this is subject to successful funding. The audition workshops and choreography will be delivered by Adam Benjamin.

Where: Plymouth, Devon, England

When: 25th & 26th November 2017

Deadline for applications: 17th November 2017

Exim’s work has been inclusive since its founding in 2011. After having successfully toured two Arts Council tours in the past this will be our most ambitious tour to date.

Exim is an inclusive dance company we welcome auditions from all professional dancers; We are especially keen to hear from dancers with excellent improvisation and contact skills. Confident with text and voice. You must be willing to explore creative tasks set by the chorographer. We also welcome applicants from recent dance and theatre graduates.

Choreographer commissioned for the work: Adam Benjamin was joint founder and artistic director of CandoCo Dance Company and a pioneer of integrated dance, working with companies such as Vertigo, Scottish Dance Theatre and StopGap. A long time improviser and a founder member of ‘Five Men Dancing’, he has performed and taught with Kirstie Simson, Rick Nodine, Kim Itoh, Jordi Cortés and Russell Maliphant.  He has been an associate artist at the Place, a Wingate Scholar and Rayne Fellow and has been awarded International Arts Council Fellowship and a National teaching Fellowship. His most recent work was Open State for Tokyo based Kyo-company.

Required for application:

A unique performance style, professional performance experience, reliability and motivation are vital, as is a dedication to inclusive practice.

This is a paid freelance position at the rate of £500 per week; All rehearsal periods will take place in Plymouth. 

How to apply:

Please send a 2-minute showreel/rehearsal footage, C.V and covering letter detailing previous experience to laura@eximdance.org.uk .

Audition dates: Saturday 25th November – 11am – 5pm

Sunday   26th November – 11am – 5pm (selected candidates only)

Deadline for applicants: Friday 17th November 2017

For further information, please visit www.eximdance.org.uk

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