Call Board

Have an audition, workshop, lecture, or dance event that you want listed on the site? Email us at callboard@seattledances.com

Also check out Seattle DanceNet to be added to a Listserv of local events.

Workshops/Master Classes

Velocity Workshops + Master Classes

CHOP SHOP: BODIES OF WORK

The CHOP SHOP Master Class Series offers you the unique opportunity to take classes taught by festival artists on stage at Meydenbauer Center Theatre. Open to dancers ages 12+ with a minimum of three years of dance training, these classes are taught at an intermediate/advanced level.

Classes
Saturday, February 17
11.30am -1pm:  Bellingham Repertory Dance – Contemporary Technique
1.30-3pm:  Vanessa Owen – Contemporary & Repertoire
3-4.30pm:  Alicia Mullikin – Contemporary Technique

Sunday, February 18
10-11.30am:  Mari Meade – Choreography
11.30am-1pm:  Courtney Mazeika & Marlie Couto – Contemporary & Repertoire

Scholarships are available for dancers ages 12-25 and include tuition for the full Master Class Series and a ticket to the 2018 festival performance of your choice. Applications accepted through January 28 – so don’t delay! Visit chopshopdance.org/scholarships for full details.

 

MASTER CLASS: STG PRESENTS KIDD PIVOT IMPROVISATION CLASS

THUR MAR 22, 2018 / 6PM-7:30PM
Velocity 1621 12th Ave
Limited capacity; pre-registration required. $15
REGISTER >>

Kidd Pivot’s improvisation class focuses on discovering and revealing articulations and timings in the body. The class begins with a warm-up as participants articulate deeply through the body in stages, starting from the spine and working towards the extremities. Participants work at their own pace, exploring kinetic relationships both within their own bodies and to the space around them. The class is explorative and non-performative: it’s focus is on the play between analysis and instinct, and the use of improvisation both as a tool and an experience. This workshop is intended for advanced level dancers and actors.

 

takePAUSE 2018

takePAUSE is an annual performance and technique workshop for adult dancers beginning through professional level, at eXit SPACE in Seattle WA. Each year eXit SPACE sells out an exciting, jam-packed weekendof shows at Broadway Performance Hall featuring jazz, ballet, modern, tap, and hip-hop performances by adult dancers in our Adult Program. takePAUSE is celebrating its thirteenth year (2018) and has emerged as one of the best opportunities for adult dancers of all levels to work with professional teachers and choreographers while in an encouraging, welcoming, and supportive environment.
This year’s choreographers include: Karen Baskett, Levi Hawkins, Mary Tisa, Anne Motl, Jennifer Carroll, Annie DeVuono, Sam Picart, Noelle Price, Laura Peterson, Amy J Lambert, Angelica DeLashmette, Bryon Carr, and Marlo Ariz
takePAUSE Rehearsal Pass: $150 (per work)
takePAUSE Registration Fee: $20

 

Class Exchange Workshops

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A Co-op of skilled movers sharing techniques and training with working dance professionals. Our aim is to build community and safe space for emerging educators via peer learning experiences keeping dance class accessible/affordable. Class Exchange meets Mondays 10:00am-11:30am at Fremont Abbey Arts Center. All teaching artists are volunteers. $3-$5 donations for their support are much appreciated. More information on Facebook!

 

Evergreen City Ballet Winter Intensive

Dates:  December 28 – 30 | Ages 11 + | 9:30 am – 3:30pm

This three day intensive will get you ready for audition season. The Winter Intensive is led by ECB’s Artistic Director Gillmer Duran and includes the participation of ECB faculty and guest artists Noelani Pantastico and James Moore, principal dancers from Pacific Northwest Ballet. Our training sessions will include ballet technique, pointe, partnering, contemporary, hip-hop, variations, conditioning, and an optional professional photo session. (Not all classes will be held every day.)

Tuition: $300.00 for three days or $120 per day plus $30 registration fee for non-ECB students.

Additional Info here!

 

Auditions/Performance Work

Full Tilt Dancer Audition

Join us for Evoke Productions’ 12th annual dance concert – Full Tilt 2018!

Seeking Adult Dancers with strong dance technique and performance ability for a mixed repertory performance taking place April 27 & 28,  2018 (7pm & 9pm).

Choreographers include Marlo Ariz (Martin), Jeremy Cline, Tyra Kopf, Melissa Sanderson, and Hayley Shannon. Choreographers’ bios available on www.evokeproductions.org

Looking for dancers 40+ years of age for part of the cast of Hayley Shannon’s work.

WHEN: Saturday, January 20,  2017   2:00 – 5:00 pm 

Please plan on attending the entire audition

WHERE:  Velocity Founders Theater
                1121 12th Ave., Seattle, WA  98122
Please bring a resume and photo, if available.  Audition form available on our website.

For info: evokeproductions@yahoo.com or www.evokeproductions.org

Please check the websites for detailed rehearsal schedules and updates.

 

Olympic Ballet Theatre Trainees for 2017-18 season

Olympic Ballet Theatre (OBT) Edmonds, WA is seeking male and female dancers ages 18-24 for its 2017-2018 season. Partial and full scholarships to Olympic Ballet School as well as performance stipends are available based on experience. Interested candidates should send a head shot, resume, and class or performance footage to the Artistic Directors at: mara@olympicballet.com & oleg@olympicballet.com

 

CALL TO CHOREOGRAPHERS / DANCE MAKERS / MOVEMENT ARTISTS!

I am embarking on a new project meant to give exposure, create connections, and aid in educating dancers and non-dancers alike through a new web portal; which I hope to one day lead to printed materials as well. I am seeking persons at all stages of their career; emerging, established, and mid-career. I am also open to speaking with dancers, directors, curators, critics, and educators whom don’t consider themselves “choreographers”.

Email me at xav.vandermay@gmail.com to become a part of this exciting new project with subject line “Dance Creatives”. Thank you!

 

Choreographic Opportunities

There are no active applications for Choreographic Opportunities at this time. Please check back soon!

Teaching Positions

Job Posting & Open Positions for Dance Teachers and Office Assistant

We would like to announce Reflections School of Dance in beautiful Mill Creek, Washington, has several open positions.
The mission of Reflections School of Dance is to serve the community with unparalleled quality in creativity and dance technique that expresses truth and influences our culture. We are seeking to hire staff who will strive to further these goals in excellence. Candidates can learn more about our values and purpose at the following webpage: http://reflectionsschoolofdance.com/about/purpose.asp

Reflections School of Dance is seeking:
Administrative Assistant / Office Manager: Some responsibilities include financial bookkeeping, graphic design, clerical work, and student registrar.
Dance Instructors: Seeking instructors for various styles of dance and ages. We will consider instructors with both specified areas of expertise and instructors with a more general knowledge base.
Main Teaching Time Positions preferred are Wednesday 4-9pm & Ballet all levels Thursday 4-9pm – but other slots are possible.
Compensation: Depending on Experience

See Job Posts here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ReflectionsSchoolofDance/jobs/

All inquiries please e-mail Len & Debbie Wiens at dance@reflectionsschoolofdance.com

 

The Dance School in Everett is Hiring!

We are a community sponsored, non competitive, inclusive school in downtown Everett. We offer classes for all ages and all abilities. This coming year we are planning new things for our students to include Master classes, a Spring Intensive and more performance opportunities.We teach:

  • Ballet/Lyrical
  • Jazz
  • Tap
  • Hip Hop
  • Modern
  • Contemporary
  • Dance for Theater
  • Sense and the Senses (Sensory Integration)

We require:

  • BFA or equivalent and certificate of training if applying for specialty programs such as the Sense and the Senses.
  • Recent headshot
  • cover letter
  •  resume
Please submit to admin@thedanceschool.org

Glass House Dance Seeks Instructors

Email resume to: info@glasshousedance.com
We are seeking experienced instructors with unique and organic artistries & pedagogies! Inviting resumes from instructors of ALL genres/disciplines. Pay DOE.

 

Evergreen City Ballet Seeks Creative Movement and Ballet Instructor

Evergreen City Ballet a not-for-profit organization seeks to hire an instructor for the following classes on Saturdays beginning October 1st.
Classes will be held at our satellite location, the Stroum Jewish Community Center: 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA 98040
8:00 — 8:45 Mommy and Me
9:00 — 9:45 Creative Movement for ages: 3, 4, 5
10:00 — 11:00 Ballet Basics for ages: 6, 7, 8

We are also looking for:

  • Teacher/ assistant instructor for our Dance Alive outreach program (Starting January 2018)
  • Pilates/conditioning or fitness instructor for Saturday mornings from 9:45 – 10:45 am (starting date TBA)

Experienced teachers preferred, compensation depends on experience.

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to info@evergreencityballet.org and gillmer@evergreencityballet.org

 

Other Employment

CRESCENDO DANCE ACADEMY SEEKING ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER

Crescendo Dance Academy is a premier dance studio in Bellevue, seeking an administrative manager to join us on our long-term dance journey! Our vision is to create a safe space for dancers of all ages to train, develop, stay in shape, and work hard! We offer classes from ages 3yo-adults, as well as summer camp programs for ages 3-18.
We are looking for an administrative manager to over see the operations and communications of the studio and assist the Artistic Director. We would love this individual to have a background in dance or have a love for the art of dance. Afternoon/evening availability preferred.
Please send your resumes and cover letters to info@crescendodanceacademy.com.

 

SeattleDances Staff Writer

SeattleDances is Seattle’s link to all things dance.  Through exclusive previews, engaging editorials, and timely reviews, SeattleDances tracks the pulse of the Seattle dance scene.

SeattleDances is currently looking for additional writing staff to contribute content. Our writers play an important role in continuing press coverage and dialogue around dance in Seattle. Get press tickets for reviewing shows, interview your favorite artists, develop your voice, and get published! Consistent writers qualify for writing stipend.

Qualifications:

Strong writing skills, knowledge of dance or arts, reliable communication, ability to meet deadlines.

Interested parties please send an email of interest to editors@seattledances.com. Applicants will be required to submit a writing sample.

Events Etc.

sh_t gold

OPEN MIC PERFORMANCE NIGHT. For artists experimenting in any genre. For those unafraid to fail.
 
COME SHOW: A sketch, a task, a situation, a work in-the-works. You have five minutes or less to take a risk.
SIGN-UP  Arrive at 9:30PM to sign up. You can also email gold@velocitydancecenter.org on the day of.
FOOD  Bring something to share if you’d like.
BOOZE  Available at the bar.
Low stress. High focus.Join the SH*T GOLD Facebook Group for details and updates!

1ST + 3RD MONDAYS / 10PM

Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
CONTACTgold@velocitydancecenter.org

 

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FREE | 3rd Tuesdays |  7:30 signups, 8:00 start |  All ages, PG13, mostly seated |  All performance art forms welcome.  Music, poetry, dance, more.  Unplugged, no PA, in the Abbey Great Hall.  Original music & art only please, no covers unless in the public domain. See Facebook Group for info.

This Open Arts Mic is here to help develop an artful community and increase quality of performance here in Seattle.  Please come expecting a supportive audience and a quiet respectful experience. No rock star attitudes allowed.

 

Emerald City Contra Dance

Every Friday at the Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney N, Seattle, in the “Community Hall” (brick building off lower parking lot, see web page for a map)
Dance from 7:30pm to 10:00pm, beginner’s workshop at 7:00.
$8 General Admission; $7 Seniors, PNA members, SFS members; $5 Students.

Info: 206-440-9839 or emeraldcitycontra@pobox.com or http://seattledance.org/contra/emerald.city.html

All dances taught. No partner necessary.

Light, comfortable clothing recommended.
Please do not wear cologne, perfume, oils, powders or other scented products. Thanks!

 

SEATTLE DANCE MEDICINE

Free Injury Screening Clinic
Open to dancers of any style, level, or technique

Clinics are held the 2nd Sunday of each month / 2-5pm
New visits and follow-up appointments available. Appointments must be made in advance at
www.dancindoc.com/freeclinic

GroupHealth Capitol Hill Campus
Physical Therapy Gym
201 16th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
*Enter at Urgent Care at 16th and E Thomas St*

About the clinic:
Our clinic is designed to provide FREE screening evaluations for dance-related injuries. We take a team-based approach in caring for the local dance community, and understand the complex needs of injured dancers. We will do our best to address all your needs in clinic, but can also assist with referrals, if necessary.

 

Space Available

Rent Rehearsal Space in Greenwood

American Dance Institute is now offering a Professional Dance Artist Rehearsal Rental Discount!

Cost: ($200 key deposit if renting during off hours)

Private Rehearsal: $25/hour

Company Rehearsal: $35/hour

 

Studio and Theatre Details:

Studio 1: 8001 Greenwood Ave N

Studio 2: 8007 Greenwood Ave N

Seattle, WA 98103

To reserve space, or for more info, contact Amanda Summers, Office Manager at: (206) 783 – 0755 or info@americandanceinstitute.com

 

North Seattle Dance Studio(350sqft) for rent

Price for rehearsal and practice
1 hour : $15
2 hours : $25
3 hours : $35
4 hours : $40

Price for workshop, class or lesson
1 hour : $20
2 hours : $30
3 hours : $40
4 hours : $45

Time : Mon – Sun 8 AM – 10 PM
Subject to availability

Photos and more info available here

Contact to hitomih30@hotmail.com / 206-251-1779

 

Renton Rehearsal Space

Two studio spaces available to rent at Spotlight Dance & Performing Arts Center in Renton for one time or ongoing regular use. Both studios equipped with sprung floor, marley, mirrors, barres, cd player with ipod docking station and audio cable for other devices. Space may be rented out for dance classes, workshops, private lessons, auditions, photo shoots, rehearsals, pilates, yoga, karate, zumba, etc. Yellow studio is approximately 700 sq ft and pink studio approximately 1200 sq ft. Discounts are available for renters interested in an ongoing weekly rental. Contact rentals@spotlightdance.net or425.241.3388 for more information.

 

AFFORDABLE RENTAL SPACE AT VELOCITY

Dance Artist rehearsals start as low as $11/hr. Easy online booking!

Velocity offers beautiful, clean, and low cost rehearsal and performance space. Our studios and theater are available to rent for rehearsals, workshops and performances and for weddings, receptions, and other community events.

Founders Studio + Theater: 2,400 square feet, hardwood floors, skylights + mirrors

Kawasaki Studio: 1,225 square feet, mirrors, large windows, skylights + a sprung floor with Marley

Steward Studio: 800 square feet, mirrors, large windows + a sprung floor with Marley

To learn more about Studio Rentals click here >>


For more information about renting Velocity’s Founders Theater click here >>

 

Spacefinder Seattle

Spacefinder Seattle is a matchmaking tool for artists and artspaces.

Artists: Whether you’re looking for creative maker-spaces such as rehearsal rooms or painting studios, or presentation spaces such as black-box theaters or galleries, or event spaces, or culinary art space, or meeting space, or classrooms, or even raw warehouses or empty storefronts, then you’ve come to the right place.

Venues: Whether you’re full to capacity with rentals and simply want to market your venue for future use, or you’re looking for a new audience of artists and organizations who may not yet know about your spaces, you’ve come to the right place.

Spacefinder Seattle is a database of every rental space in the region (that we know of) that’s available to artists and arts & cultural organizations. It’s a way to discover spaces that might not already be on your radar, it’s a way to cross-pollinate art disciplines (maybe the most appropriate rehearsal space for your project is an artist’s studio?), and it’s a way to help grease the wheels of our regional artspace marketplace.

www.spacefinderseattle.org

 

Studio Blue Seattle

Dance, Performance, and Burlesque Studio in Central Seattle, we are the home of Miss Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque. Rental space for dancers, performers, instructors, gatherings, events, and meetings. We have two spaces available for rental. Parking is available and the studio is easily accessible via the #7 bus.

LOWER STUDIO

  • 850 sq. ft. raised hardwood floors with two walls of mirrors
  • 8 foot ceiling
  • stereo system with CD and ipod/mP3 hookup
  • bathroom with shower
  • 12 folding chairs
  • $20/hr

UPPER LOUNGE

  • 350 sq. ft. hardwood floors with one wall of mirrors
  • 7 foot ceiling
  • boom box with CD and ipod/mP3 hookup
  • brightly lit
  • bathroom
  • $15/hr
To rent, please fill out booking form on our website!
For more information, email info@studioblueseattle.com

 

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