DANCE - 2x Female versatile dancers (strong contemporary) to join International touring dance-circus company, Motionhouse (apply by 8th Jan 2019)



International touring dance-circus company, Motionhouse are looking for:

- two new female company members to join our extraordinary team of talented performers.

We are interested in expanding the parameters of dance to absorb other disciplines. We are looking for versatile dancers with strong contemporary dance technique and contact skills who are interested in innovating in performance through developing new skills including acrobatic and circus techniques such as hand-to-hand and aerial.

As a Motionhouse artist, you will be part of the creation of new work, touring nationally and internationally from our base in Leamington Spa. We work in theatres and in the streets in the heart of communities, across a range of scales. We work hard, our schedule is intense. You need to be a brave team player, open to new experiences and willing to learn. In return, we offer you the chance to perform to and inspire more than 80,000 people each year and to be part of a leading UK dance company.

If you’d love to join us on our journey, we strongly advise you to familiarise yourself with our work.

We are holding auditions for female performers in January 2019. Auditions are open but you must register and complete an application form (

Once completed please email it along with your CV to:

  Dates required:

  You must be available for the following dates:

  • Initial one day audition in Leamington Spa on either 12, 13 or 14 January 2019

  • Two recall days on 18 & 19 January, also in Leamington Spa

  • Start date of contract 04 February 2019 – training, rehearsals and then on tour

  • End date of initial contract to be confirmed but likely to be late autumn 2019

    Audition info:

    Auditions will take place on the above dates at our rehearsal space in Leamington Spa. You need to be available for at least one of the initial days and both recall days and be prepared to stay into the evening if required. If you get through to the recall stage we will provide overnight accommodation if necessary.

    What we offer:

  • £21,000 - £25,329 per annum (pro rata) dependent upon experience, plus per diems and accommodation whilst on tour

  • You will be a full PAYE employee, on a fixed term contract, with 28 days paid holiday per year (pro rata)

    We are looking for:

  • 3 years’ vocational training and subsequent performance experience

  • A high standard of contemporary dance technique with excellent partnering skills

  • Excellent fitness, stamina and strength

  • Courage and willingness to experiment

  • Strong sense of performance and theatricality

  • An interest in developing Acrobatic, circus and physical theatre skills

  • A good team player with a strong work ethic

  • Ability to cope with a busy schedule

  • Permission to work legally in the UK with relevant visas or work permits

  • Willing to relocate to Leamington Spa or nearby location

    How to apply:

    • Complete the Application Form

    • Submit it along with your CV to

    • The deadline for receipt of application is 17.00 on Tuesday 08 January 2019 but please register ASAP

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