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MJDC Audition:
Wednesday, March 13, 2024

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The Margaret Jenkins Dance Company is seeking 3-4 dancers for our 2024/25 season, which will include the development and performances of a new work in Spring 2025 and an outdoor performance in Mill Valley the weekend of September 14-15, 2024.

Audition Info

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

City Dance Studios, 60 Brady Street, SF

 

  • 12:00pm – 12:30pm: Open space for arrival and early warm-up

  • 12:30pm – 1:00pm: Warm-up led by MJDC (required)

  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm: Audition

  • The audition will include creating solo material as well as working in groups,
    and will include physical contact between the participants.

  • There will be water breaks throughout the afternoon, but no meal break.

  • This audition will be filmed and you will need to sign a release form to participate.

Sign-up no later than March 11, 2024:

Register

Rehearsal and Production Information

 

Rehearsals: 

The 2024/25 season will have three main rehearsal periods:

 

April 15 - June 7, 2024

August 5 - September 15, 2024

March - June, 2025 (dates TBD)

 

  • Rehearsals are generally held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 12:30 - 4:30 pm.

  • All rehearsals will begin with a company class.

  • The majority of rehearsals will take place in San Francisco. Transportation will be provided for rehearsals outside of San Francisco.

  • Dancers should be available for all rehearsal dates throughout the development and production period. 

  • Any changes to the schedule will be made in consultation with the dancers.

Performances:

The company will be performing the weekend of Sept 14-15, 2024, and in June of 2025. Dancers should have flexible schedules the week prior to performances to accommodate tech schedules.

Compensation: 

Dancers will be hired as independent contractors at an hourly rate of $30/hour for approximately 250 hours over the course of the season.

 

Filming:

Portions of the 2024/25 MJDC season (including the audition) will be filmed towards the development of a documentary. Dancers will be required to sign a release form prior to the audition, and dancers should be prepared to be filmed throughout the duration of the season.

 

Health & Safety:

A covid booster within the past 10 months is preferred, but not required for this project. Masks will not be required during the rehearsals or performance.

 

Questions:

Please contact Sophie Otewalt (info@mjdc.org) with any questions about the audition or project.

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