PULSE DANCE COMPANY: SEASON 13
CALL FOR DANCERS
Pulse Dance Company seeks experienced, adventurous dancers who would like to grow and perform in a professional environment.
SEARCHING FOR: Disciplined, inventive dancers, ages 17+ (apprenticeships & company artists roles available, DOE), ideally with strong classical and contemporary technique and performance experience. Most importantly, dancers should have a deeply rooted interest in movement exploration. Eligible dancers maintain a regular training regimen during the week, demonstrate outstanding showmanship, and are comfortable performing in or assisting with our annual burlesque benefit if age 21+. Kind humans with a passion for the arts, ability to serve as an ambassador for our organization, and a great sense of humor is a plus - we see a lot of each other!
HOME STUDIO: Studio Pulse Center for Dance (2422 East Tudor Rd.)
APPLY: To be considered for a position with the company, please email your letter of interest, dance resume, and any performance clips or videos of you dancing (via YouTube links or Google Drive) to PulseDanceCompany@gmail.com. We'd love to hear from you!
BENEFITS: Opportunity to experience the knowledge, inspiration and passion of our artistic team and guest artists. Opportunities to grow as an artist, choreographer, and collaborator. Regular rehearsals for various projects, multiple performance opportunities, video and photo shoots, and collaborations within the arts community.
• 30-50% off of technique and conditioning classes and series at Studio Pulse Center for Dance
• Performance stipends
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
Is familiar with Pulse Dance Company's past works and repertoire and is eager to work within that evolving aesthetic.
Has training and performance experience in various dance styles, and continues to attend weekly technique classes outside of rehearsals.
Is passionate about furthering dance in Anchorage and in playing an integral role in developing the dance community.
Is open to the creative process and is eager to grow and explore with an open mind.
Attends rehearsals regularly and on time; fully commits to tech week prior to performances.
Is enthusiastic about fundraising activities and community volunteer opportunities.
Would be an active and enthusiastic ambassador for our organization.
Is a great communicator, and prioritizes Pulse commitments with advance planning.
COMMITMENT: The company rehearses three nights weekly (sample week: Mon/Wed7:45pm - 10pm, Fri 7:30-10:00pm) and some weekends. Dancers are expected to arrive to rehearsal ready, ideally straight from a technique or conditioning class prior to rehearsal. The season runs late summer-March 2023.
Annual $150 membership fee. (This demonstrates member commitment to the company, its mission, and supports hundreds of hours of rehearsal space rental. This works out to roughly .20 cents per rehearsal hour in the season.)
Weekly technique classes (one ballet and one modern or conditioning).
Light fundraising if fundraising activities are part of current season (silent auction item procurement, program book ad sales).
EXTRA INFO: Company artists are selected based on skill, creativity, and if known, work ethic and accountability.