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Monday, January 13, 2020

WHIM W'HIM season 20/21 AUDITIONS

 
WHIM W'HIM

Whim W’Him auditions for the 2020-2021 season will be held in Seattle on Sunday, March 1, 2020 from Noon – 4pm at the Cornish College Kerry Hall (710 E Roy St), and in New York City on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 2pm – 6pm at Gibney – Union Square (890 Broadway).

In addition to the New York audition we are hosting two workshops on Thursday, March 5 and Friday, March 6, 2020. Learn more about the workshops at whimwhim.org/workshops

Whim W’Him is seeking experienced dancers for a minimum of 30 weeks contract in Seattle, WA (June 2019 - June 2020)

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS

+ Contemporary dance background 
+ Strong classical training
+ Partnering skills encouraged
+ Committed to the creative process 
+ Works well and respectfully with others 
+ Dancers must be at least 18 years old and able to work legally in the USA

START AND END DATES

Minimum of 30 weeks contract in Seattle, WA (June 2020 – June 2021)

REGISTER VIA GOOGLE FORM: www.whimwhim.org/auditions
At least 3 video links of studio and/or performance footage required (no password please)

Advance material must be received by January 31, 2020 for Seattle and by February 5, 2020 for New York auditions
Limited space available – selected participants will receive a confirmation by email with instructions to pay the fee ($20) online in advance of the audition 

We aim to create an inclusive work environment and work to actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents, and experiences. We highly encourage people of color, individuals with disabilities, and other historically underrepresented groups in our community to apply.

REGISTRATION FEE 
$20 Registration fee must be paid online 4 (four) days in advance of the audition for selected dancers

PREPARING FOR THE AUDITION

Bring a printed copy of your resume and headshot
Socks are the required footwear
No warm-up will be offered before the audition

ACCESS

The main entrance for Gibney – Union Square (890 Broadway) is an accessible entrance and available during all building hours: 7:30 am – 7:30 pm Monday – Friday, and 9:00 am – 6:30 pm on Saturdays.

ABOUT THE COMPANY
Whim W’Him is an award-winning Seattle-based contemporary dance company founded in 2009 by Olivier Wevers, former Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer and choreographer, that showcases innovative dance in collaboration with global artists. www.whimwhim.org

The company has performed original works by  Danielle Agami, Juanjo Arques, Andrew Bartee, Adam Barruch, Sidra Bell, Banning Bouldin, Jonathan Campbell, Brendan Duggan, Lauren Edson, James Gregg, Mark Haim, Joseph Hernandez, Kyra Jean Green, Larry Keigwin, Maurya Kerr, Alice Klock, Gabrielle Lamb, Loni Landon, MADBOOTS, Joshua Manculich, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Joshua Peugh, Bruno Roque, Omar Román De Jesús, Ihsan Rustem, Yoshito Sakuraba, Penny Saunders, Zoe Scofield, Pascal Touzeau, Manuel Vignoulle, Kate Wallich, Dominic Walsh, Olivier Wevers and Yin Yue.

+ No phone calls or emails, google form for registration at whimwhim.org/auditions

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