Adaire to Dance, Derbyshire’s premiere contemporary dance company based at Deda is seeking one outstanding male dancer for their Arts Council funded regional tour of Icarus in June 2017.

Where: UK

When: Tuesday 25th April

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 19th April, midnight

Icarus is a full length work in collaboration with digital artists Illuminos, based on the Greek myth of Daedalus and Icarus. The work involves interaction and working with film projection.

We are looking for a strong male dancer proficient in contemporary dance, partnering work and a strong performance quality. You will be required to learn a pre-created role. Recent graduates are welcome to apply.

This is a paid role, with weekly fee above the Equity minimum. A contribution to accommodation during rehearsals will also be provided.

Rehearsals will take place in Derby, UK followed by small UK tour

Dancers will need to be available for the following dates:

Rehearsals: 7th – 21st June
(These will be held mainly in Derby at Deda, with the last few days in Burton)

Tour Dates:
Burton Brewhouse – 22nd June
Guildhall; Grantham – 28th June
Lincoln Drillhall – 29th June

Audition is by invitation and will be held on Tuesday 25th April, 3pm at Deda.

To apply please send your CV, dance photos (including head shot) and any relevant video links to: Creative Producer, Michael Johnson,

About Adaire to Dance
Adaire to Dance is a thriving Midlands dance company, performing choreography by Alice Vale. The company is based at the Midlands dance house Déda, where they have been for the past four years.
Adaire creates and performs work that will impress and captivate everyone from a dance enthusiast to a dance novice. The company works predominantly in a contemporary dance style, performing choreography by artistic director Alice Vale. Her work spans humour, film and pure movement, giving a diverse insight into the world of contemporary dance.

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