Odyssey Dance Theatre announces its 2018-2019 Company Auditions
Odyssey Dance Theatre (Salt Lake City, UT) is casting its 2018-19 season. Founded and directed by Broadway, Ballet West, Film and TV veteran Derryl Yeager, ODT is a professional Jazz/Ballet Company with performance opportunities including three home seasons in Salt Lake City with over 30 performances, plus a European Tour in the Spring. Thayne, Matt, Natalie, Brandon, Gev, Tadd, Marcquet, Tanisha and Hailee from the popular “So You Think You Can Dance” television show are from this Company.
Odyssey is looking for strong Jazz/Ballet dancers who can also do Hip-Hop and Tap – male and female, ages 18-29. Available contracts include: a one-show contract for the fall production of the Halloween spectacular Thriller (runs Sept 1st to Nov. 1st), and/or the entire season (runs Sept.-April/May 2019).
Auditions will be held:
New York City
Saturday, July 7th – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Ailey Studios – Studio 6A
The Joan Weill Center for Dance
405 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019
Sunday, July 8th – 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago – Studio A
Lou Conte Dance Studio
1147 W. Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60607
Monday, July 9th – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Debbie Reynolds Legacy Studios – Studio C
6514 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91606
Dancers should be prepared to dance Ballet, Jazz/Contemporary, Hip-Hop, and Tap combinations (bring clothes and shoes appropriate for each style) that will be taught to them at the audition. Bring pix & résumés, stapled together. Both contracts are paid positions with salary ranging from $300-$700/wk (depending on experience), including per diem, travel and lodging. ODT is Nonunion.
It is preferable to have dancers audition in person, but if you are not able to make one of these auditions, video submissions will be accepted if they are posted online or sent on DVD. Submissions will be accepted up until July 22nd. Videos (plus a headshot, resume, and a full-body dance shot) must include a dance combination in each of the following forms: Ballet, Jazz/Contemporary, Hip-Hop and Tap. Please send video audition links or address questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. DVD’s should be sent to Odyssey Dance Theatre – 211 W. 1700 S. Orem, UT 84058.