Henri Oguike is inviting dancers to apply to audition for the creation of a new work for Ignition Dance Festival produced by DanceWest. Henri will create a group piece that will delve deeply into the rhythmic and dynamic possibilities linking choreography to music. Producing delicate nuances of the body as a natural generator of ‘narratives’ in the work.

Oguike has the most eclectic and inquisitive musicality of any choreographer I can think of in the UK. Arts Desk

Henri has created many works internationally over the last 15 years. His mission is to push the boundaries of dance and to discover fresh ways of engaging people in unique and beautifully crafted experiences.

Where: London, United Kingdom


Auditions – 11.00-17.00 Friday 19 May

Rehearsals: Dates to be confirmed but rehearsals will take place in London

Performance: Friday 16 June and Wednesday 28 June 2017. It is anticipated that future touring will then take place in 2018, dates TBC

Fee: £500

Deadline for applications:

The closing date for applications is the 17 May 2017. If you have not heard back by the 18 May you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful

How to apply:

Audition will be by invitation only to apply please send:

· Your CV of no more than one side of A4 detailing where you have trained and what the focus of your work has been the last 3 years.

· Short link to a video of maximum 2 minutes of clear material – preferably in the studio. (Anything will longer than 2 minutes will not be viewed.)

· 1 x Headshot

· 2 x Full bodied dance shots​

Contact details

For further information, please visit www.henrioguike.com and www.dancewest.co.uk

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