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Auditions (Edmonton): Spring/ Summer Dance Season – Toy Guns Dance Theatre

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Auditions (Edmonton): Spring/ Summer Dance Season – Toy Guns Dance Theatre

Image from "Fortuitous Endings (what to do when you wake up drunk in a BBQ cover in your neighbors backyard)" Sept 2013.
Image from “Fortuitous Endings (what to do when you wake up drunk in a BBQ cover in your neighbors backyard)” Sept 2013.

Auditions for Toy Guns Dance Theatre’s local performing company Spring/Summer dance season. Performers receive a stipend of $100 as well as free classes, high fives, and hugs.

The local company will be doing a series of public performances this spring culminating in an outdoor show at dusk June 13/14 and 20/21. As well we will be performing at the 2014 Edmonton Fringe Festival August 14-24th (we will be previewing the Fringe show early July and then going on break from July 14-August 9th while our touring company is performing in Winnipeg and Calgary.
*If you are only able to commit to one of the productions please contact us as we would love to see you at the audition and are more then willing to work around scheduling conflicts if they are brought to us before rehearsals commence.

We are happy to work with emerging artists with a strong dance background or with experienced performers that have a movement background. If you have questions about the style of dance we create here is a promo video for our summer season or contact Artistic Director Jake Hastey: to talk about your involvement and appropriateness for our work.

Audition Info:

U of A movement studio (FAB 3-117)
April 26th 2-4pm, April 27th 4-6pm

Auditionees will be expected to
a) participate in a technique based class
b) perform a short combination taught in the audition
c) demonstrate a short improvisational routine we are open to all forms of dance and theatre based improv
d) (optional) demonstrate any other skills that they feel would make them an asset to our company. (technical dance steps not covered, tumbling/gymnastics, vocal ability, or basically anything else that you feel would allow us to make a more educated casting decision)

What to wear: any form-fitting movement clothes. Footwear or lack there-of is at your discretion. (we are interested in seeing the best of what you have to offer so we trust you to make appropriate decisions)

Apply for an audition spot via email to our Executive Director Richelle Thoreson: Please ensure your photo & resume are attached (if you don’t have a resume we will have a form at the audition for you to fill out)

*the movement studio will be open 1 hr before the audition so please arrive with time to warm up and fill out a basic information form if you have not sent us a resume before April 25th.

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