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GroundWorks DanceTheater seeks Company Artists for our 2022 Season

Award: Full-time Employment (25-30 hours/week)

Development/Fabrication Allowance: See above

Deadline: 10/23/2021

Guidelines link: Click here for guidelines

Guidelines: Audion Notice for 2022 Season.pdf 32.47 kB

Disciplines: Dance

Location: National

Organization: GroundWorks DanceTheater

GroundWorks DanceTheater seeks Company Artists for their 2022 Season

Full time (25-30 hours a week)
Position Dates: January 2022 – May 2022 with possibility of extension
Benefits Offered: Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, Company Class, and Shoe Allowance
Applicants must be a United States citizen or hold a valid Green Card.
Documentation of vaccination against COVID-19 will be required if an offer of employment is made.

First round of applications will take place through electronic submission.
Please complete the required application and provide your dance reel and resume at

Applicants will be notified by email if they are invited to an in-person work session on Friday, October 29 in Cleveland, OH.

Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis or until position(s) are filled.

Seeking Artists who ...
… are engaged and curious individuals who want to continually evolve their practice and artistry.
… have experience and interest in working in a broad range of styles and techniques including ballet, contemporary, and modern.
… have experience and interest in working with improvisation processes and tools.
… have some experience teaching and interest in working with diverse populations of all ages and abilities through community-based programs.
… are interested in learning to create student-centered, inclusive classroom spaces through pedagogical professional development and training.
… are familiar and comfortable working with historically underrepresented and marginalized communities.
… are self-reliant, self-motivated and responsible.
… are empathetic and generous individuals.
Have questions? Please email with the subject “Company Auditions”

It is the policy of GroundWorks DanceTheater to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About GroundWorks DanceTheater

GroundWorks DanceTheater, founded by David Shimotakahrara in 1998, is a contemporary dance company located in Northeast Ohio. Now in our 23rd season, GroundWorks DanceTheater is continually pushing the boundaries of what is possible through dance by engaging, educating, and enlivening our community. We are committed to presenting unique opportunities for engaging the community through work-in-progress showings, masterclasses, artist talks, and educational outreach to school age children, college students, and senior adults, along with the development and presentation of new choreography and collaborations.

The Northeast Ohio-based company performs new works by Executive Artistic Director, David Shimotakahara, as well as commissioned work by nationally & internationally acclaimed choreographers including Antonio Brown, Eric Michael Handman, Kate Weare, Robert Moses, Ronen Koresh, Dianne McIntyre, Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Adam Barruch, Gina Gibney, David Parker, Brian Brooks, James Gregg, & many others.