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Jihyun Kim. Photo by Thierry Des Fontaines

Company Dancers

Employee Paid Position + Competitive Contract + National & International Touring

NW Dance Project is dedicated to the creation and performance of innovative, new contemporary dance works from established and emerging dance makers created in an open and artistically stimulating environment. We seek experienced soloist dancers interested in a diverse collaborative environment that focuses on the innovation and creation of contemporary dance. Artists should have a strong classical and contemporary background, professional performance experience, and passion for the creative process.


NW Dance Project prefers dancers with a minimum of 3 years of professional company experience.

Preference will be given to mid-career professional dancers.

BIPOC dancers are highly desired.

Dancers must be legally eligible to work in the USA to be considered.


Contract starts AUG 2023.

Dancers will be selected through a pre-application process. Each application will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We have limited capacity so we encourage early application to secure a spot.

The live audition process is by INVITATION ONLY. Invited dancers will be notified via email if selected for an in-person audition on a rolling basis.

PORTLAND | JAN 28 / 2023
NEW YORK | FEB 4 + 5 / 2023 (Dancers must attend both dates to be considered)

Application deadline JAN 6 / 2023.
Thank you for your interest in applying. Unfortunately the application process to audition for our 2023/2024 season is now closed. Invited dancers will be notified no later than JAN 15 / 2023.
NO phone calls, please.

NO phone calls, please.

NW Dance Project is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on any basis, including race, culture, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.