Urbanity Dance Company Auditions: 20/21 Season
Urbanity Dance is hosting auditions for our professional Company for the 2020-2021 season on Sunday, February 9th from 1-3pm at our South End studio. We are seeking male and female dancers with diverse movement backgrounds and a variety of skills.
The audition works as a class, including ballet tendu, pirouettes, a modern release combo, leaps across the floor, improvisation exercises and a final combination. The combo will highlight Urbanity’s style, weaving fluid release “gooey” technique, with the ability to fiercely hit notes of choreography. Finalist will be asked to learn additional phrase work, and/or perform a 1-2 minute solo. Please bring music and prepare ahead of time.
Benefits include: Pay for the the season is $7,000-$8,000. Free classes with master teachers. Company class four days a week. Opportunities to work with nationally recognized choreographers. Opportunities to choreograph and produce their own work. Dancers receive a $75 monthly health reimbursement.
Urbanity Dance Summer Intensive
Hello! Urbanity Dance is auditioning for our Summer Intensive near you. Boston Dates include January 4th from 4-6pm, February 9th from from 10am-12pm, and March 1st from 10am – 12pm. The selective three week program inclues 8 hours of daily instruction in ballet, modern, and contemporary technique from Urbanity Company members alongside esteemed guest instructors. In addition to these techniques, students also have to opportunity to study supplemental styles like jazz, hip hop and improvisation. The intensive creates a space for inspiration from like-minded students from around the country, and provides opportunities to perform at the Boston Contemporary Dance Festival and receive a professional video and photo shoot.
Summer 2020 Performance Intensive
Since 1985 José Mateo Ballet Theatre has helped hundreds of hard working young dancers make critical breakthroughs in their technical achievement during the Summer Intensive Program. Students will discover new potential and master unexpected levels of ability and artistic creativity in a welcoming environment with a staff of dedicated and highly qualified instructors.
The Summer Intensive Program is designed for students looking for a rigorous ballet training program and focuses on small class sizes and individual attention. The goal of the Intensive is to ensure that all students see significant growth in their ballet technique in a short time frame.
Our six-week, performance-focused program offers curriculum in technical training, performance skills, and daily rehearsals in preparation for performances in three Greater Boston venues.