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HOME STUDIO: Studio Pulse Center for Dance (2422 East Tudor Rd.)
PRE-AUDITION REQUIREMENT: email your letter of interest, dance resume, and any performance clips to by July 22, 2019.
AUDITION: Tuesday, July 23, 5:30-6:45 pm at Studio Pulse
INCLUDES: Registration (arrive 15 minutes early), technical warm up, contemporary choreography + improvisation.
SEARCHING FOR: Disciplined, inventive dancers ages 16+ (understudies/apprenticeships) and 18+ (company artist) in excellent physical condition with strong classical and contemporary technique, but mostly, a deeply rooted interest in movement exploration. Eligible dancers maintain a regular training regimen, demonstrate outstanding showmanship and technical facility, and are comfortable performing in or assisting with our annual burlesque benefit if 21+. Kind humans with a passion for the arts and a great sense of humor is a plus - we see a lot of each other!
BENEFITS: Opportunity to experience the knowledge, inspiration and passion of our artistic team and guest artists. Regular rehearsals for various projects, multiple performance opportunities, video and photo shoots, and collaborations within the arts community.
• 50% off classes at Studio Pulse Center for Dance
• Performance stipends
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
Is familiar with Pulse Dance Company's repertoire and is eager to work within that evolving aesthetic.
Has training and performance experience in various dance styles.
Is passionate about furthering dance in Anchorage and 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.
COMMITMENT: The company rehearses three nights weekly (sample week: Mon/Fri 7:00pm - 9:45pm, Wed 8:00-10:00pm) and some weekends. The season runs August 2019- March 2020.
Annual $140 membership fee.
Weekly technique classes.
Light fundraising (audition items, ad sales)
EXTRA INFO: Company artists are selected based on technical skill, ability to retain and execute choreography, creativity, and if known, work ethic, accountability and past contract fulfillment.