Apply and audition for a postgraduate apprenticeship with internationally-renowned dance company tanzmainz in Germany.

Where: Leeds, UK

When: 10th November

Deadline for applications: 31st October 2018

This a unique opportunity exclusive to the Postgraduate Apprenticeship Scheme (PAS) run by NSCD. Interested students must apply for the MA Contemporary Dance Performance (PAS) by 31st October 2018.

Part of Staatstheater Mainz, tanzmainz is an award-winning contemporary dance company with a rich and varied repertoire.

tanzmainz (Director: Honne Dohrmann) works exclusively with international guest choreographers such as Guy Weizman & Roni Haver, Sharon Eyal, Koen Augustijnen, Guy Nader and Maria Campos among others. The company comprises 20 dancers, that have to be versatile, able to perform many choreographic styles and possess improvisation skills.

This opportunity is open to final year full-time dance students or very recent graduates who consider themselves to be versatile performers with strong ballet and contemporary technique. The successful applicant(s) will be supported and mentored in preparing for the profession whilst undertaking a substantial year-long apprenticeship with the company from August 2019 – June 2020. The placement leads to the award of a Postgraduate Diploma or MA qualification.

Please note: to fit with tanzmainz scheduling, this company audition is taking place ahead of the first round of VERVE & PAS auditions (which take place week commencing Monday 15th January). You will still need to attend one of these to be considered for VERVE and the other Postgraduate Apprenticeship companies.

How to apply:

1) Submit an online application for MA Contemporary Dance Performance (PAS) by 31st October 2018 (noon)
2) Email stating interest in tanzmainz
3) Attend preliminary audition on 10th November 2018, 9.30am- 5.30pm at NSCD

Costs for participants: £50 audition fee

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