The Budapest Festival Orchestra will hold auditions for male and female dancers interested in participating in its opera production of Monteverdi’s La favola d’Orfeo, planned for August-September-October 2019. Conductor and director: Iván Fischer. Choreography: Sigrid T’Hooft (Corpo Barocco Belgium).
Budapest, between 4 and 10 March 2019
Send your CV, a video link and a dance bodyshot photo to the following address by 15 February 2019: firstname.lastname@example.org
After a review of the materials submitted, selected applicants will be invited to participate in the auditions; applicants selected will be informed no later than 22 February 2019.
Come prepared to perform an improvisation of approx. 4 minutes in any style of dance (except break dance, hip-hop, street dance, disco or tap-dance); the routine must include alternating elements of improvisation and pantomime, set to a predetermined soundtrack. (Applicants invited to the auditions will receive the soundtrack by email.)
morning: performance of improvisations
afternoon: dance lesson under the instruction of choreographer Sigrid T’Hooft and her assistant Karin Modigh in a specific dance style to be used in the production.
26 August – 16 September 2019: rehearsals
17 September 2019: dress rehearsal
18 September 2019: premiere
20 September 2019: 2nd performance
Vicenza and Geneva, 18-30 October 2019