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Company Dancers

Contract starts AUG 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 eligible (US citizen, permanent resident or hold work visa) in the USA to be considered.

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 - December 15 / 2023

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

Candidates will be selected to audition by INVITATION ONLY and will be contacted via email if selected.


PORTLAND - JAN 6 / 2024
NEW YORK - FEB 10 + 11 / 2024 (dancers must attend both days to be considered)


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.