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Carolyn Dorfman Dance has a mission to create and present work that shares the uniqueness and commonalities of the human story. Maintaining a vibrant and diverse company of dancers is essential to our work, philosophy and social impact. For our upcoming season, we are looking for female dancers of color including African American, Asian, Latina, among others.

Dancers should have a strong contemporary modern dance technique, bold athleticism, a broad theatrical range, and strong ensemble and partnering skills. The Company is seeking dedicated, passionate and committed dancers with a strong desire for artistic growth, who have at least 2+ years of professional performance experience.


• Complete and submit the on-line registration form by July 10, 2019.
• Upload a current resume, headshot, dance photo and attach a link to an online video (up to 3 minutes).
• Dancers selected for a studio audition will be notified on or before July 12, 2019.
• Auditions will take place from 12-4pm on July 16 and 17 in NYC and Call Backs will be held from 4-7:30pm on July 18 (location tbd).

Carolyn Dorfman Dance’s 2019 – 2020 Touring Season, includes creation of new work, repertory reconstruction, performance/touring and teaching/community residencies. Beginning September 10, 2019, this full-time/part-time company position includes:

• Paid rehearsals, performance, and teaching
• Non-union, 30+ week contract.
• Rehearsals, held primarily in NYC
• Legal work status verification

Carolyn Dorfman Dance is an equal opportunity employer that fosters a creative environment that features a deep respect for artists, the work process and produces dance that reflects a profound humanity. Thank you. We look forward to learning more about you and your artistry from your submission.

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As of Friday, September 15, 2017, we are no longer accepting video auditions. To receive future notices on auditions, classes, and more, sign up for our mailing list here.

Carolyn Dorfman Dance is accepting VIDEO AUDITIONS from male dancers for our 2017-18 Touring Season, including creation of new work, performance and teaching residencies.

  • Full-time (Mid-September)
  • Paid rehearsals, performance, and teaching
  • Non-union, 30+ week contract.
  • Rehearsals are primarily held in NYC.
  • Legal work status required.

Seeking male with strong modern dance technique, bold athleticism and theatrical range. Men should be minimum 5’6” tall. Minimum 2 years previous professional experience preferred.

Video requirements:

Please submit a 2-3 minute video of you in performance, rehearsal and/or studio work which demonstrates:

  • Strong technical training
  • Performance quality
  • Your ability to move through space, on the floor, and in the air
  • Both sustained and quick movement

Additional video requirements:

  • Make sure the recording is of good quality so that we can see you clearly enough to evaluate your skills.
  • Clearly identify yourself in the clip if you are not the only dancer
  • The clip should be no more than 1 year old

Upload to YouTube or a password protected Vimeo account. Email the exact web address, password (if applicable), and your name and contact information to

Dancers selected will be seen in person by appointment only. Please submit your video with the following information: resume, headshot, email, phone, U.S. work status, and how you heard about the audition.

Carolyn Dorfman Dance is an equal opportunity employer

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