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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 14th International Festival of Contemporary Dance of La Biennale di Venezia.
During the process, the 7 dancers will participate in one/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 4th to June 14th 2020.
Work schedule: six (6) hours a day for five days a week.
Job contract with adequate salary.
Travel and lodging (shared) shall be paid for by La Biennale di Venezia.
PROCEDURE FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE SELECTION OF PROFESSIONAL DANCERS
Participants must register on www.labiennale.org in the Working with us section, and submit the following documentation:
1. Curriculum Vitae (specifying Nationality) (max. 1000 characters) and two photographs (half bust and full figure in movement)
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 the video of an improvised "solo" that documents the dancer's technical and expressive capacities, preferably in rehearsal clothing, barefoot or in socks (no sneakers) lasting no more than 2 min.
Selection and announcement
The selection is open to participants from all over the world.
Application deadline: January 23rd 2020
The selection will be made at the complete discretion of the Director of the Dance Department of the Biennale di Venezia Marie Chouinard, and will be announced approximately in mid-February 2020.