DANCE - Actors for La Bayadere at The Royal Opera House (apply by 4th Oct)



Short term contract: 17 October - 17 November 2018

The Royal Ballet, one of the leading classical ballet companies in the world, will be presenting a revival of La Bayadere on the main stage at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Rehearsal and performance dates run from 17 October until 17 November 2018, with twelve scheduled performances. Two performances will be filmed and one performance will be shown as a live cinema relay.

We are looking for:

-  up to five actors, either male or of male appearance, to join the cast of La Bayadere.

Attendance at each scheduled call for costume fittings, rehearsals and performances is required. Payment is based on a fee of £60.27 for a three hour session, plus holiday pay, and provision for overtime if required. In addition, a media fee will be paid to cover filming and filmed performances.

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate these qualities:
-Proven experience as an actor in ballet, or similar large scale theatre productions
-Ability to follow movement instructions for a given role and as choreographed for the production
-Musicality and ability to follow musical cues
-The highest standards of attendance, reliability and professionalism with availability for rehearsals and performances on set dates
-Ability to work under direction and to respond in a positive way to feedback
-Demonstrated capacity for effective teamwork and harmonious working relationships

We also actively encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact difference has on our teams.

Please email your CV to Johanna Adams Farley, Senior Stage Manager, on: 
and respond to the key points listed above in your cover letter.
As auditions may include a costume fitting, please provide height measurements and size with your application.
Please contact us if you have any access needs for making an application.

Closing Date for applications: 8.00am, Thursday 4 October 2018

Auditions will be held at 10.00am on 10 October 2018

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.