Skopje Dance Theater is looking for a resident contemporary teacher and choreographer for the upcoming season 2019/2020, from October,15/December,15 2019.

Where: Skopje, North Macedonia

When: October/December 2019

Deadline for applications: 25.08.2019

Description of opportunity: We offer you time, space, dancers and a possibility for your own creation during your stay.
Experienced teachers/choreographers/dancers (age 30+)
We encourage you to apply and share your passion with the company in Skopje, North Macedonia.
Salary + accommodation included.


Skopje Dance Theater, lead by one of the most popular Macedonian choreographers, Risima Risimkin, is the first professional contemporary dance company in Macedonia, supported by the Ministry of culture. The theater is based in Skopje, capitol of Macedonia and has it’s own space and stage ZEBRA. Founded in 2011, Skopje Dance Theater is producing 4 premieres by year and has guest tours in Macedonia, Europe, USA and China.
From the very beginning the aesthetic of the theater is modern, fresh and looking for new challenges, developing their own philosophy, based on the research of the connection between body and mind. Skopje Dance Theater has guest choreographers from abroad, but also, promotes young emerging artist and new choreographers. The company has a strong connection with Skopje Dance Academy, which is the first academy on university level for contemporary dance in the whole region, founded by Risima Risimkin in partnership with prestigious Rotterdam Dance Academy from CODARTS University, Netherland. This educational program is now part of State University “Goce Delchev” in Shtip.
Skopje Dance Theater has produced more than 30 productions in the last 8 years, some of them are: “The World In-Between”, “Orlando”, “Ludus”, “In the field of Haven”, “SMS (Soul, Mind & something else…), “Cauldron”, “Anima”, “Existence”, “Identities” by Risima Risimkin; “Man in the corridor” by Nada Kokotovik & Risima Risimkin; “HOT”, “Search”, “Magic world”, series of performances named “Impulse” & “ZERO” from different choreographers; short choreographies: “Psychotic Wind”, “Oracle”, “Duet of crystal” by Katsura Kan; „Bach & me“ by Janis Brenar, NY, USA; “Present Future” by Tim Persent; “Ex-urgency”; “The Silence of the Been” by Joan Van Der Mast; “Cuaroscuro” by Antonelo Tudisco; “The Road” by Anton Rudakov etc.
The company promote young choreographers work as “Warm up the cold”, “Piece of me”, “Created Beings” and “Find someone”, “The same source” and “The Freaks” by Matea Kiselicka; “33° (thirty-three degrees)” by Dora Kokolj, Valentino Apostolovski, Andrijana Danchevska; “Alive somewhere else”, “Wrong”, “D.O.L.” and “Sketch” by Adrijana Danchevska, “Ambivalence” by Valentino Apostolovski, “Symbol”, “One” and “Unknown” by Aleksandra Petrusevska, “Me & We” and “Lucid Joss” by Dejan Bitrovski etc.
Skopje Dance Theater has had guest tours in Croatia, Festival for contemporary Dance and nonverbal theater, St. Vincento (2011); Tanzmesse in Dusseldorf and Culturbunker in Koln, Germany (2012); ITS festival in Amsterdam, Netherlands (2013), Meet in Beijing festival, Beijing, China (2015), “Open stage” in The Hague and Rotterdam, Netherlands (2015), Share festival in Bratislava, Slovakia (2017), “Culture season 2017” on Maritime Silk Road Festival, Quanzhou, China (2017), Holland Dance Festival, Hague, Netherlands and on Battery Dance festival, New York, 16 & 18 August, (2018), Beijing, China in October 2018 and regularly guest performances in other cities in Macedonia.

To register, please send your CV, video material of your work and teaching info per class you offer, no later then August, 25, 2019 on this e-mail:

After we receive the applications, we will contact you for future steps.

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