Male Dancer Audition


Kittiwake Dance Theatre, in St. John’s, is Newfoundland and Labrador’s leading, professional dance performance company. We are seeking a Male Dancer, full-time, to join our team, for solo roles and partnering. Well-known for our annual production of The Nutcracker for thirty-five years, Kittiwake 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 here and beyond. Our values are passion, creativity, integrity, professionalism and community-mindedness. We have a special interest in developing creativity and expression through dance and in engaging and developing audiences and dance enthusiasts. We foster a sense of community in our 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: October 4, 2021


To Audition: please send CV, headshot and video link to by August 11, 2021


This is an exciting opportunity for a male dancer to experience the vibrant arts community and have an impact on professional dance in Newfoundland and Labrador. We welcome and strongly encourage people from all communities and intersecting identities to apply. This includes Indigenous people, LGBTQ+ &; Two-Spirit people, Black people and people of colour.


The funding for this position requires the candidate to be 30 years of age or less on October 4 and to be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and have a valid Social Insurance Number and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.