“…the body never lies…”
– Martha Graham
At Digital Dance Project, we’re all about creating opportunities for experienced artists to continue exploring, creating, and connecting with other dancers and choreographers.
Although we strive to connect artists and provide them with increased exposure, we know that dancers cannot live on exposure alone. We prioritize compensating our artists, with proceeds from ticket sales going to dancers and choreographers first.
Participating dancers will receive payment based on ticket sales after the screening for the new works in which they participate.
We believe that exploring this new, digital dance medium will ask a lot of us as artists, so we are seeking seasoned dancers with a minimum of two years of professional experience as a company apprentice or higher. Ideal candidates possess rich movement qualities supported by ballet technique and a strong work ethic. At this time, we are only able to accept dancers who already live and work within the U.S.
How to Apply:
- Click here to fill out the Dancer Application. Our team will review your application, and if you are accepted we will add the information provided in your applications to the Our Dancers page.
- Dancers with limited choreographic experience who are interested in participating both as a dancer and a choreographer may check the appropriate box on the Dancer Application.
- We’ll follow up with additional information about choreographic opportunities when you apply, but you can always reach out to us if you later get the choreographic itch.
What Happens After You’re Accepted
Once you’re accepted, our job is to work out the logistics so you can focus on being an artist. When a choreographer asks to work with you, we’ll facilitate the introduction and answer any questions while the choreographer is planning out their process. We’ll log on with the cast for the first day of rehearsal to welcome everyone to the project, but after that choreographers are responsible for coordinating rehearsals with dancers. We are always available to provide support as needed.
Once the rehearsal process is completed, tech(nology) week will be the collaborative process between the choreographer and dancers to film and edit the work. At this time, choreographers are responsible for working with dancers on costuming, locations, and filming. We’ll be busy behind the scenes preparing the platform for the screening, as well as marketing to the piece’s target audience and the greater dance community. We’ll continue to partner with the cast for social media promotions during the week leading up to the screening premiere, but at this point your work will mostly be done. During our “opening night” screening extravaganza, we will invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the show.