2Faced Dance Company – Job Opportunities

Posted: February 26, 2015

There are some exciting job opportunities at 2 Faced Dance Company! Take a look and apply below

5 X (MALE) DANCE ARTISTS (FULL-TIME)

Type of Contract: Fixed term contract (10 months) over a 12 month period

Hours: 40 hours a week

Salary: £18,000 – £20,000 per annum 10 months (pro rata) depending on experience

Benefits: 12 months Gym Membership and Private Health Insurance (dance artists only)

Holiday: 28 days (Pro-rata) includes bank holidays

Commencement: 4 May 2015. Location Hereford

Responsible to: Artistic Director and Company Manager

2Faced Dance Company is looking for 5 exceptional male dance artists to join the company full time from May 2015 – April 2016 for a 10 month fixed term contract. These posts will cover three main areas of responsibility

  • Creating, rehearsing and performing the company’s mid-scale and outdoor dance work, nationally and internationally.
  • Planning, delivering and actively participating in the company’s learning and participation programme.
  • Assisting in and working on the company’s Talent Development Programmes

We are looking for experienced athletic dance artists with excellent contemporary technique, and contact improvisational / partnering skills. Skills or training in acting, gymnastics, b-boying or parkour will be an advantage. Candidates must either have trained professionally at a conservatoire or university or have at least three years practical experience working in a professional touring dance company. Extensive performance experience, familiarity and openness to different choreographic approaches and proficient teaching skills are all essential. Training will be given to all dance artists throughout the year. Whilst the role will primarily be working in the company’s home base of Hereford, the successful candidates will also be expected to tour nationally and internationally throughout the year locations will vary depending on the company’s touring schedule and projects taking place at that time.

1 X PAID (MALE) APPRENTICESHIP (FULL-TIME)

Type of Contract: Fixed term contract (10 months) over a 12 month period

Hours: 40 hours a week Salary: £13,520.00 per annum (pro-rata10 months)

Holiday: 28 days (Pro-rata) includes bank holidays

Commencement: May – July 2015 (depending on applicant’s circumstances). Location Hereford

Responsible to: Artistic Director and Company Manager

2Faced Dance Company is looking for 1 Apprentice Male Dance Artist to join the company full time from May 2015 – April 2016 for a 10 month fixed term contract. These posts will cover three main areas of responsibility

  • Creating, rehearsing and performing the company’s mid-scale and outdoor dance work, nationally and internationally.
  • Planning, delivering and actively participating in the company’s learning and participation programme
  • Assisting in and working on the company’s Talent Development Programmes

We are proud to offer young people who wish to make a career in dance, the chance to discover first-hand the life of a touring dancer. Our apprentice will work as a member of the company taking part in daily class and rehearsals, travelling, performing and assisting in our workshops and residencies.

We are looking for athletic dance artists with excellent contemporary technique, and contact improvisational / partnering skills. Skills or training in acting, gymnastics, b-boying or parkour will be an advantage. Candidates must have recently graduated from a university/conservatoire or have at least two years practical experience working in a professional context.

Familiarity and openness to different choreographic approaches and a passion for teaching are all essential. Training will be given to all dance artists throughout the year. Whilst the role will primarily be working in the company’s home base of Hereford, the successful candidate could be expected to tour nationally and internationally throughout the year.

The closing date for all positions is 5pm on Friday 20 March 2015. Auditions will take place on Friday 27 March 2015 with recalls and interviews taking place on Saturday 28 March 2015. Auditions will take place at Artsadmin, Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London, E1 6AB, UK

Please e-mail your C.V, headshot, video links (solo/studio performance by applicant) and a covering letter stating why you want the position and what you can bring to the company to: auditions@2faceddance.co.uk

For any questions please contact Artistic Director Tamsin Fitzgerald on 01432 276807.

To download a full job description, please visit: www.2faceddance.co.uk/about/the-company/job-opportunities