We're looking ahead to season 11 and seeking 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) in excellent physical condition with strong classical and contemporary technique, but most importantly, 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, 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.)
VIRTUAL DANCE AUDITIONS FOR 2020: 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 by June 30, 2020. 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.
• 50% off of technique and conditioning 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 2020- March 2021.
Annual $150 membership fee. (This demonstrates member commitment to the company, its mission, and supports hundreds of hours of rehearsal space rental.)
Weekly technique classes (ideally one ballet and one modern or conditioning).
Light fundraising (silent auction item procurement, ad sales)
EXTRA INFO: Company artists are selected based on skill, creativity, and if known, work ethic and accountability.