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Audition

Thank you for your interest in Springboard Danse Montréal!

The 2019 edition of Springboard Danse Montréal will take place June 9 – 28.

AUDITIONS AND PRE-REGISTRATION

Pre-registration is required for all cities (New York City, Montréal, Toronto). Please scroll down to select your city of preference.

⇒ VANCOUVER


Canadian Residents: PREREGISTER NOW  
US & International Residents: PREREGISTER NOW

Pre-registration will close at 4:00 pm PST on January 25. Walk-ins will be accepted if space permits; the fee at the door will be $35 (cash only/exact change).

January 27, 2019

Location: Arts Umbrella
Quebec & 7th (Q7)
77 East 7th Ave., Vancouver, BC V5T 1M4

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Sign-in for dancers. A studio will be available for warmup. 
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Audition

⇒ NEW YORK CITY


PREREGISTER NOW | Pre-registration will close at midnight EST on Wednesday, February 6.

February 9 & 10

Location: Gibney Dance NYC
280 Broadway
New York, NY  10007

Note: Dancers may choose a preferred audition date, either Saturday or Sunday. You are required to have full availability on the day of your audition. Audition days will be divided into several call times, with callbacks from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. You will select your preference at Pre-Registration, and you will be assigned a slot based on your preference.

⇒ MONTRÉAL


Canadian Residents: PREREGISTER NOW  
US & International Residents: PREREGISTER NOW

Pre-registration will close at 9:00am EST on the morning of February 16. Walk-ins will be accepted if space permits; the fee at the door will be $35 (cash only/exact change).

Saturday, February 16

Location: École de danse contemporaine de Montréal
Édifice Wilder
1435 Rue de Bleury, suite 600
Montréal, QC H3A 2H7.

10:00 am – 11:00 am: Sign-in for dancers. A studio will be available for warmup. 
11:00 am – 4:00 pm: Audition

⇒ TORONTO


Canadian Residents: PREREGISTER NOW 
US & International Residents: PREREGISTER NOW

Pre-registration will close at 4:00 pm EST on February 17. Walk-ins will be accepted if space permits; the fee at the door will be $35 (cash only/exact change).

Sunday, February 17

Location: National Ballet of Canada
The Walter Carsen Centre
470 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5V 3K4

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Sign-in for dancers. A studio will be available for warmup. 
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm: Audition

LIVE AUDITIONS: WHAT TO BRING

You are requested to bring the following items to the audition:

  • 1 copy of your CV
  • 1 copy of your headshot
  • 1 copy of a letter of recommendation
  • Kneepads

The fee to audition is $30*, payable upon pre-registration. Walk-ins will be accepted if space permits; the fee at the door will be $35 (cash only/exact change).

*A processing fee of $2 per application will be applied upon checkout.

TUITION

The fee for Springboard Danse Montréal 2019 is $1,775 (taxes and processing fees included).

WHAT DOES YOUR TUITION COVER?

  • 10 Principal Companies from Canada, USA and Europe
  • 2 Resident and 5 Emerging Choreographers from Canada, USA and Europe
  • 54 hours of rehearsal
  • 6+ weekend auditions for companies looking to hire
  • 30+ potential employers
  • 15 hours of workshops with the Principal Companies during Week One
  • 15 morning classes with 5 teachers (ballet and various forms of contemporary including floorwork and Gaga)
  • 1 evening at Usine C with:
    • 16 stage works
    • 1 Installation
  • Free downloadable link to the video of the final showing
  • 450+ invited guests including Presenters, Agents, Managers, and Artistic Directors from companies in Canada, the United States and Europe
  • 150+ hours of dance, art and culture in the vibrant cultural Montreal community

Housing and Travel are not provided, but we encourage all our attendees to check our facebook page for more information including travel and housing recommendations.

QUESTIONS?

For questions regarding the auditions, please contact one of the addresses below:

New York City and Mail-In auditions: preregister@springboarddansemontreal.com
Vancouver, Montréal and Toronto auditions: danse@springboarddansemontreal.com