Kapow are seeking two female dancers for the re-staging of Grow, an outdoor dance work for festivals. Kapow is a Manchester based company and we are seeking local performers. You must live within commuting distance of Greater Manchester.

Where: Manchester UK

When: Monday 29th April 2019

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 17th April 2019

Grow is a lively, energetic and vibrant dance theatre duo. A comment on humanity and a comedic gardening show combined. It is a playful and touching celebration of the power of nature to rejuvenate, take over spaces and grow through the cracks.

The initial contract is for the rehearsal and presentation of Grow this summer. We are hoping to find dancers who are interested in joining our team and continuing into other projects throughout 2019 and touring during 2020.

Audition details:
Where: Manchester City Centre – venue tbc.
When: 10am5pm, Monday 29th April 2019.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 17th April 2019.
All successful applicants will be informed by Friday April 19th 2019.

Essential Skills:
We are seeking dancers with extensive contemporary training and performance experience who are skilled in dance theatre, partner work and improvisation. Performers need to have experience in working with props and objects. We do lots of our dance work outside so are looking for hardworking, practical people who can think on their feet and have a passion for the outdoors.

Other desired skills:
We are keen to hear from dancers who have a background in circus, gymnastics or other acrobatic disciplines. Very interested in hearing from dancers who rock climb.

Project Dates:
24th May – Team meeting and costume fitting
29th May – Rehearsal
30th May – Rehearsal
31st May – Rehearsal
5th June – Rehearsal
6th June – Rehearsal
7th June – Rehearsal / Travel day8th June – Performances
9th June – Performances

Fee: £1050

Additional possible performances (currently awaiting confirmation).
6th July – Manchester
20th/21st July – London

All additional performances confirmed will be paid at £150 per performance day.

How to apply:
The deadline for applications is Wednesday 17th April 2019. Selected applicants will be informed by Friday 19th April 2019.

Please send:

● Must include a short paragraph as an introduction/expression of interest. (Max 300
● CV (Max 2 pages)
● Some video of yourself performing/training/showreel. Please make sure you are easy
to identify in the video and that we can get a clear sense of your skills and movement

Send to kapowdance@gmail.com

Photo by Phil Rees. Thanks to the Arts Council England for supporting this project.

For further information, please visit www.kapowdance.co.uk

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