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Audition for dancers

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New creation by Anouk van Dijk and Falk Richter at Münchner Kammerspiele (2020/21).

This new creation brings together dancers and actors, co-created by choreographer/director Anouk van Dijk and writer/director Falk Richter. It will be their seventh collaboration and first work for Münchner Kammerspiele in 2020/21. Previous works include "TRUST" (Schaubühne Berlin, 2009) and "Complexity of Belonging" (Chunky Move, 2014).

Auditions: 12./13.10.2019 (Berlin) or 18./19.10.2019 (Munich)
Final casting: 20.10.2019 (Munich)
Application deadline: 11.08.2019

Apply online here.

You will need to provide:

  • Contact details
  • Updated CV (1 page only)
  • Recent headshot
  • Video of you dancing submitted in the form of a YouTube or Vimeo link without password protection. The video must not exceed 5 minutes and must be of good quality. Please make sure it includes improvisation/rehearsal footage in the studio, as well as performance footage. You must be clearly and completely visible.
  • Motivation statement

We are looking for dancers who:

  • are experienced professional performers with open minds and an interest in collaborative creative processes
  • have a strong contemporary dance technique, performance and improvisation skills
  • have an interest in working with text and a need to express themselves physically
  • are willing to share their personal story for the production

We strongly encourage dancers of all ages, gender identities and cultural backgrounds to apply.

Dates of engagement:

  • rehearsal phase 1: approx. 25. May – 27. June 2020 (exact rehearsal schedule is still subject to change)
  • rehearsal phase 2: Sept. – mid October 2020
  • premiere: between 8.–15. October 2020
  • performance dates in 2020/21 t.b.d. (four performances in blocks of five days)
  • All rehearsals and performances will take place in Munich.
    The exact performance dates for 8. Oct - 31. Dec 2020 will be known by January 2020, and performance dates for 1. Jan 2021 - 31. July 2021 by September 2020.

Practical information for the auditions:

  • You must be available for both audition days of Round 1 (Berlin or Munich), plus the final casting day in Munich. Clearly indicate on the registration form which city you wish to attend in Round 1.
  • First-round auditions will happen in Berlin on Saturday 12. October with a call-back on Sunday 13. October;
    as well as in Munich on Friday 18. October, with a call-back on Saturday 19. October.
  • Successful candidates of Round 1 will be invited for the Final Casting Day in Munich on Sunday 20. October.
  • You will need to prepare some texts for the audition. This will be sent to invited applicants.
  • Please note: without a video link where you can be clearly identified we cannot progress your application.
  • Strictly no admission on the day, the audition is invitation only.
  • Only applicants who are EU + Switzerland residents can be considered for the audition.
  • Regrettably there will be no contributions made towards any travel or visas required for the audition.
  • We will respond to successful and unsuccessful applications week commencing Tuesday 3rd September.

More information on Anouk van Dijk, Falk Richter and Münchner Kammerspiele:

For further information on the auditions please contact: