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SELECTION FOR 7 PROFESSIONAL DANCERS
La Biennale di Venezia is looking for 7 professional dancers both male and female, with significant experience and 5 years of proven professional activity.
The dancers will work with 3 new choreographers selected for the Biennale College – Dance with the purpose of creating 3 original choreographies lasting 20 minutes each, to be performed in public during a single event to be held as part of the 13th International Festival of Contemporary Dance of La Biennale di Venezia.
During the process, the 7 dancers will participate in two OPEN days to present the work in progress of the 3 new choreographers and in an outdoor performance.
The dancers must have an open mind, a generous approach to the creative process and to movement research, and be willing to work intensively.
The project will be held in Venice and will last 6 weeks from May 21st to June 30th 2019.
Work schedule: six (6) hours a day for five days a week.
Job contract with adequate salary.
Travel and lodgings shall be paid for by the Biennale di Venezia.
Procedure for participation in the selection
Participants must register filling in the online form and submitting the following material:
1. Curriculum Vitae (specifying nationality) (max. 1000 characters) and two photographs (half bust and full figure in motion)
2. A letter of motivation
3. Two reference letters
4. A video (with a link for viewing): the only video considered valid for the selection will be a video with an improvised “solo” that documents the dancer's technical and expressive capacities (no more than 2 minutes long).
Selection and announcement
Deadline for registration: January 23rd, 2019
The selection is open to participants from all over the world.
The selection will be made at the complete discretion of the Director of the Dance Department of La Biennale di Venezia Marie Chouinard, and will be announced in mid-February 2019.