Step Sonic: Auditions 2019

Tom Dale Company is looking for confident and versatile contemporary dancers for Urban Explorers and Step Sonic projects in 2019 (the same dancers will be used in both projects).

Company dancers will be expected to have 2 years minimum professional experience, exceptional contemporary technique and excellent floor work and contact skills. We are specifically interested in dancers with great musicality and any additional musical (voice, instrument etc) skills would be a bonus.

How to Apply

Please send one headshot, a short biography, a maximum of two video links of recent work and a short statement of interest to by 12pm 23rd January 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by Monday 28th January. Auditions will be held in London on 12th and 13th February 2019 .

Please note that we will run the audition in 3 x one-hour long sessions in the morning of the 12th February with selected dancers being invited back for the afternoon session. After this, successful dancers will then be invited back to work with us for the full day on 13th Feb (11am – 4pm.

Rate of Pay is £500 per week plus allowances

Step Sonic premieres in Autumn 2019 and goes on to tour the UK.

Urban Explorers

Urban Explorers is TDC’s annual mixed professional and participatory project working with Participants from across Nottinghamshire culminating in a performance at Nottingham Playhouse on 4th July. In 2019 work will be inspired by the Step Sonic project.

Step Sonic: Part 1 & 2

Supported by the PRS Open Fund Step Sonic is a new work for three dancers. Featuring new music by Jo Wills and the company dancers, Step Sonic is a tribute to the phenomenal impact electronic and bass music has had on contemporary culture. A new kind of dance album.

In an exciting development for the company this double bill couples Step Sonic (part 1) a new work, with 2 Commissions by choreographers new to the company and SURGE by Tom Dale (part 2). Focused on the body and movement the pieces combine to create a visceral, explosive and captivating performance.

Tom Dale Company (TDC) is a National Portfolio Organisation funded by Arts Council England. We create world-class, bold, contemporary performance with dance and technology at its core. We collaborate with extraordinary digital media artists, electronic musicians, poets, writers and visual artists to create relevant, accessible contemporary dance. Our work tours nationally & internationally, developing new audiences for dance, and delivering award winning participatory activity for children & young people.

Specific dates for Urban Explorers and Step Sonic Availability

w/c 25th March – Research

w/c 29th April – (Commissions) pencilled

w/c 6th May – (Commissions) pencilled

w/c 20th May (Urban Explorers/ Step Sonic 1)

w/c 27th May (UX/ SS 2)

w/c 3rd June (UX/ SS 3)

w/c 17th June (UX/ SS 4)

w/c 24th June (UX/ SS 5)

3 – 4 July (Performance)

w/c 8th July (Commissions) pencilled

w/c 15th July (Commissions) pencilled

w/c 26th August (Commissions) pencilled

w/c 2nd September (Commissions) pencilled

w/c 16th September (Step Sonic 1)

w/c 23rd September (Step Sonic 2)

w/c 30th September (Step Sonic 3)

w/c 7th October (Step Sonic 4)

w/c 14th October (Step Sonic Production Week/ Tour)

w/c 21st October (Step Sonic Tour)

w/c 28th October (Step Sonic Tour)

w/c 4th November (Step Sonic Tour)

w/c 11th November (Step Sonic Tour)

w/c 18th November (Step Sonic Tour)

w/c 25th November (Step Sonic Tour)