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Company Dancers

Contract starts AUG 19 / 2024.

36 to 40 Week Contract + Employee Paid Position + Competitive Salary + National & International Touring + 401K Retirement Plan with Employer Contribution + Bodywork Sessions + Commuter Benefits.

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.


Dancers should have a minimum of 3 years of professional company experience.
Preference will be given to mid-career professional dancers.
BIPOC dancers are encouraged to apply.
Dancers must be legally able to work (be a US citizen, permanent resident or currently hold O-1 work visa) in the USA to be considered. We are unable to sponsor visas for foreign workers.

2023/24 Choreographers
Sarah Slipper
Ihsan Rustem
Joseph Hernandez
Serge Bennathan
Nicole von Arx
Gustavo Ramirez Sansano
Carla Mann
Bryan Arias
Andrea Parson


Deadline to apply - May 24 / 2024

Dancers will be selected through a pre-application process. Each application will be reviewed on a rotating basis.

Dancers can apply to attend MOVE as an audition for NW Dance Project's open company positions. Our MOVE project offers an opportunity for you to be seen by our Artistic Director Sarah Slipper in an intimate company environment (15 dancers) creating 2 new works with Guest Choreographers Nicole von Arx and Ethan Colangelo.

Please only apply if you can attend the MOVE project from JUL 2 to JUL 12. There will be no private auditions offered at this time.

To read more about MOVE click HERE.


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.