Odyssey Dance Theatre announces its 2016-2017 Company Auditions:

Odyssey Dance Theatre (Salt Lake City, UT) is casting its 2016-17 season. Founded and directed by Broadway, Ballet West, Film and TV veteran Derryl Yeager, ODT is a professional jazz/ballet company with performance opportunities including three home seasons in Salt Lake City with over 30 performances, and a European Tour.  Thayne, Matt, Natalie, Brandon, Gev, Tadd, Marcquet, Tanisha, and last season’s Hailee Payne from the popular “So You Think You Can Dance” television show are from this company.

Odyssey is looking for strong Jazz/Ballet dancers who can also do Hip-Hop and Tap – male and female, ages 18-29.  Available contracts include: a one-show contract for the fall production of the Halloween spectacular Thriller (runs Sept 1 to Oct. 30th), and/or the entire season (runs Sept.-April 2017). Auditions will be held:

Audition Locations:

Los Angeles
Monday July 11th, 2016
10am – 3 pm

Liv’art Dance Studio
5200 Lankershim Blvd. #100
North Hollywood, CA 91601

New York City
Tuesday July 12, 2016
10 am – 3 pm

Ripley Grier Studios
939 8th Ave. –Studio 2B

Dancers should be prepared to dance Ballet (pointe work will be tested but not required), Jazz/Contemporary, Hip-Hop, and Tap combinations that will be taught to them at the audition. Please arrive at the beginning time of the audition and plan on staying the entire time.  Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. Both contracts are paid positions with salary ranging from $300-$700/wk (depending on experience), including per diem, travel and lodging.  ODT is Nonunion.

It is preferable to have dancers audition in person – but if you are not able to make one of these auditions – video submissions will be accepted if they are posted online or sent on DVD – Submissions will be accepted up until July 22nd.  Videos (plus a headshot, résumé, and a full-body dance shot) must include a dance combination in each of the following forms:  Ballet, Jazz/Contemporary, Hip-hop, Tap.  Please send video audition links or address questions to avanalstyne@odysseydance.com.   DVD’s should be sent to Odyssey Dance Theatre – 211 W. 1700 S.  Orem, UT  84058.

For further information please visit: http://odysseydance.com/