Audition for Strictly Gershwin

Tulsa Ballet is pleased to invite Tap dancers to register their interest to perform in the 2017/18 season of Strictly Gershwin.

This is a wonderful opportunity for talented Tap dancers to perform with one of Oklahoma’s most vibrant performing arts companies.

THE BALLET
Strictly Gershwin is a spectacular tribute to George Gershwin and the big band era of the thirties.

The songs of George and Ira Gershwin are synonymous with an unforgettable time in America’s history. Strictly Gershwin evokes the silver screen magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and the glamour of a golden age.

Featuring Gershwin’s greatest hits including An American in Paris, Rhapsody in Blue, Summertime, Strike up the Band, Someone to Watch over Me, ‘S Wonderful, Shall We Dance, I Got Rhythm and many more!

Bill Simpson, one of Australia’s most accomplished and respected tap dance performers and choreographers will be creating a spectacular tap number for this production.

THE ROLES
Tulsa Ballet is seeking competent female and male tap dancers. The tap dancers must also be experienced in Classical technique and be 16 years and over.

AVAILABILITY
Dancers must either reside in the Tulsa area or be willing to cover their own travel and accommodation costs. Dancers must also be available in the following time periods:

Rehearsals: Monday through Friday, January 22 – February 9, 2018
Performances: February 9-11, 2018
The majority of rehearsals are expected to be scheduled in the evening hours.

Dancers will be paid a total fee of $800 for their participation in all required rehearsals and performances. Dancers will also receive four complimentary tickets to performances of Strictly Gershwin.

AUDITION – FOR SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS
When
Friday, October 13, 2017 at 6:30pm

Where
Tulsa Ballet
1212 E 45th Pl S
Tulsa, Ok 74105

HOW TO APPLY

To register your interest, please upload a video of yourself doing the combination included in the link below to a streaming website (i.e. YouTube or Vimeo) and send the link along with a resume to info@redhotrhythm.com.au by September 15, 2017.

https://vimeo.com/152099335
Password: gershwin

Please include in the subject of your email “Tulsa Ballet Strictly Gershwin Audition.”

Please note that the audition is by invitation only.
Successful applicants considered for the audition will be notified by email on a rolling basis.

Tulsa Ballet wishes you every success with your application.