The Ecole de danse contemporaine de Montreal (Quebec, Canada) is holding auditions for its 3-year professional training program in Contemporary Dance-Interpretation.

Where: By video

When: Ongoing

Deadline for applications: January 22, 2021

The École de danse contemporaine de Montréal is holding auditions for its 3-year professional training program in Contemporary Dance-Interpretation, starting in August 2021.

Specializing in contemporary dance training, the École de dance contemporaine de Montréal (EDCM) has positioned itself as a centre of excellence in the Canadian performing arts community. Recognized for its leading-edge, rigorous training, the EDCM is fertile ground for research and artistic development as well as for the emergence of new trends. It offers a college level education based on the mastery of contemporary dance techniques, the development of artistic and intellectual knowledge and versatility of performance. Since its founding in 1981, it has trained professional dancers who have gone on to earn national and international recognition. The EDCM is an educational institution that is accredited by the Quebec Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’enseignement supérieur, and supported by Canadian Heritage.

Every year, a jury recruit young dancers from across Canada and abroad. The audition is divided in two steps:

1/ Preliminary audition: please fill the registration form before January 22, 2021 at 5 p.m. (Eastern Canada time)
The link of the video will have to be included to the registration form.

2/ Final audition (on invitation): March 5-6-7, 2021 in Montreal (subject to change)
École de danse contemporaine de Montréal
1435, rue de Bleury, suite 600
Montréal (Québec) H3A 2H7, Canada

Photo: Julie Artacho / Dancer: Justine Dagenais-de Montigny

How to apply: For all applications, please fill the online form before January 22nd, 2021 (link below).
– Candidates must have a high school diploma before June 30, 2021
– A minimum level of French or English is required

Costs for participants: CAD $50 (approx. 33€)

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