Kittiwake Dance Theatre, in St. John’s, is Newfoundland and Labrador’s only professional dance performance company. We are seeking a Male Dancer (full-time) to join our team, mainly as a dance partner for our full-time soloist. Well-known for our annual production of The Nutcracker, Kittiwake has recently expanded its performance practice to include a full season of dance – mainly ballet and contemporary ballet – with touring, creation and presentation of new works, specialized dance training, exciting collaborations and meaningful community engagement. Our vision is to elevate the art of dance. We accomplish this by engaging artists who live and work in our province to create inspired, professional performances that enrich audiences in this province and beyond. Our values are passion, creativity, integrity, professionalism and being community-centric. We have a special interest in developing creativity and expression, through dance, and we nurture young dancers through artistic development opportunities. We foster a sense of community in outreach to public schools, dance studios, seniors and the general public.
Completion of a post-secondary dance performance program or equivalent, with emphasis on male ballet technique and contemporary repertoire
Minimum of two years dance and theatrical performance experience, particularly with partnering
Height: 5’ 8” and up
Dance teaching experience and / or choreography experience would be considered assets
Start Date: mid- to late-May 2020
To Apply: please send CV, headshot and video to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 1, 2020.
This is an exciting opportunity for a male dancer to experience the vibrant arts community and have an impact on the professionalization of dance in Newfoundland and Labrador.