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WINTERDANCE / AUDITION

WINTERDANCE Workshop & AUDITION opportunity

January 2-3, 2020 | 9 am - 4:15 pm
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

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    Work one-on-one with RDT dancers

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    Improve your skills before heading back to class

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    Have fun!

Come dance in the new year!

For intermediate / advanced dancers

Tuition: $100

Tentative Schedule
9:00-10:30 AM Modern Dance Technique
10:45-12:00 PM Historical Repertory
12:00-1:00 pm Partnering
1:00-2:00 pm Lunch
2:00-3:30 pm Contemporary Repertory
3:30-4:15 pm Show Solos / Interviews / Stretch Class

Audition

AUDITION FOR MALE* & FEMALE** DANCERS

January 2-3, 2020
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

Auditions will happen during RDT’s Annual Winterdance Workshop.You must register and take the workshop to eligible for the audition.
 If you are hired by RDT, you will receive a refund for the amount of the tuition.

Repertory Dance Theatre prefers to 'get to know' auditioning dancers by having them attend a workshop or a multi-day "in depth" audition process. This allows RDT a chance to become acquainted with a dancer's talents, skills, and abilities. It also provides the auditioning dancer the opportunity to learn more about RDT, its company/staff members, the organization's goals, activities, and expectations, and is a way for potential company members to learn more about the Salt Lake City and its rich culture.

*At this time, we have a full position for a MALE dancer that will begin June 1, 2020. A two season commitment is required. Position are for an average of 37 weeks of contracted work.

**We also are auditioning FEMALE dancers for guest artist work including RDT's 2020-21 season that includes 6-8 week of work between July 6-Oct 4, 2020.

Repertory Dance Theatre, since 1966, is America’s premiere modern dance repertory company. RDT’s collection of masterworks spans 100 years of modern dance and includes the classic choreography of Duncan, Shawn, St. Denis, Michio Ito, Tamiris, Humphrey, Weidman, Graham, Donald McKayle, Merce Cunningham, Martha Graham. 

Contemporary choreography includes: Zvi Gotheiner, Bebe Miller, Noa Zuk, Danielle Agami and Lar Lubovitch among others.

  • Positions in this 8 member company are for an average 37 weeks per season.
  • Dancers must be prepared to make a two year commitment.
  • Season Contracts begin June 8, 2020
  • Performing engagements include 4 home season productions, touring, Arts-In-Education residencies, teaching and choreographic opportunities. 
  • Health Insurance provided

RDT's repertory requires dancers to have strong dance technique and the ability to perform a wide range of modern dance styles. RDT is interested in dancers who have teaching and choreographic experience or are interested in developing those skills. A college degree or equivalent professional experience is preferred. 

 YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE AUDITION BY DEC. 15, 2019

You can register below.

  • Please upload a resume that includes date of birth, height and weight.
  • Submit names of two persons who will provide character references.  Character references can be uploaded on the application or sent to: Repertory Dance Theatre, PO Box 510427, Salt Lake City, UT  84151-0427
  • Dancers must submit a video link prior to the audition, especially if you are traveling to audition from outside of Utah. A simple video of you performing solo in a studio is preferable.  No large performance groups. No heavily edited or produced videos needed. A simple, clear video on your phone would suffice.
  • Be prepared to show a short solo (2-3 mins) at the audition.

Register Here