Candoco Dance Company and The Place are supporting Candoco Associate Artist Sarah Blanc to bring together a company of emerging dance artists who wish to work within an inclusive setting. Company memberswill work together to research and perform a new work in Spring 2017 called ‘Briefer Encounters’.

We are looking for 4 dance artists who have extraordinary natural performance style and/or at least 2 years of professional dance training. Applicants must be comfortable improvising. Experience of working with character, text and humour would be desirable but not essential. Dancers must aspire to work at a professional level and push the boundaries of their own abilities.

Where: Sunday Sept 4th

When: The Place, London

Sarah Blanc is an award winning choreographer and Artistic Director of Moxie Brawl- a fresh, all-female, inclusive dance theatre company that creates work for outdoors, indoors and places where dance just shouldn’t be.

Project Dates

Rehearsals: Week commencing 3rd April, 10th April, 1st May

Final Rehearsals,Tech and Performance: w/c 8thMay with performances on Saturday 13 May 2017 (exact dates tbc)

£1350 (funding dependant)

Audition Date
The audition will take place at The Place, Sunday Sept 4th 5pm- 8pm in Studio 1 at The Place, 16 Flaxman Terrace, London.

Unfortunately, alternative audition dates are not available. However, if you are interested but cannot attend this date please let us know and where possible we will try and see you at another time.

How To Apply
Please look at Sarah’s and Candoco’s websites and video footage of previous work on youtube before sending the following to by Wednesday 30th August 5pm:

  1. Maximum 3 paragraphs describing your dance experience and why you would like to be part of this project. Video applications up to 3 minutes are also accepted.
  2. If you have any links to clips of yourself moving/performing please also include them.
  3. If you have any questions about applying, please email Sarah

Successful applicants will be notified by 5pm Thursday 31stAugust

For further information please visit:

Photo credit
Jane and Cedrik performing Game Over at QEH. Photo by Pedro Machado

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