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Diavolo Touring Company Auditions - Chicago, San Francisco, Irvine, LA

Diavolo is holding auditions for male and female touring company members for the 2014-2015 season. Seeking performers with strong background in dance (ballet, contemporary, modern), partnering and acrobatics. Diavolo offers approximately 25-30 weeks of work for the season, including 6-10 weeks of rehearsal at our Los Angeles studio. Competitive pay rates for touring engagements, performers receive per diem plus transportation and hotels. Working environment is physically demanding and team-oriented. Opportunity to collaboratively choreograph new works in Diavolo’s style of Architecture in Motion under the direction of founding Artistic Director Jacques Heim (choreography credits include Cirque du Soleil and other special events worldwide). Recent artistic highlights include touring engagements to 25 cities during the 2013-2014 U.S. tour plus international shows at the Melbourne Arts Center in Melbourne, Australia and the Movimentos Festival in Wolfsburg, Germany.


Audition Dates and Locations:

May 3, 2014

Chicago, IL

10 am – 2 pm

Lou Conte Dance Studio at Hubbard Street Dance

1147 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607


May 10, 2014

San Francsico, CA

12 pm – 4 pm

401 Alabama St, San Francisco, CA  94110


May 17, 2014

Irvine, CA


UCI, William Gillespie Performance Studios in Building 728 on the Claire Trevor School of the Arts campus- Studio 1100


June 22, 2014

Los Angeles, CA


Diavolo Space, 616 Moulton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90031


Please bring:
- Clothes you find comfortable and easy to move in.
- Professional resume, recent photo or headshot.


Auditions are open call, with advanced RSVPs highly encouraged by email to Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to audition start time and be prepared to stay for the duration if needed. Photos should represent your appearance in the studio.


Interested applicants are encouraged to audition in person. If your schedule does not permit you to attend the scheduled open-call auditions, you may send a video file either by email or by DVD in the postal mail. Email to receive full guidelines for video submissions.


Please direct all inquiries to


About Diavolo:  Diavolo performs a distinct style of architecture in motion that fuses many different movement vocabularies such as everyday movement, ballet, contemporary, acrobatics, gymnastics, martial arts, and hip-hop. The company was founded in Los Angeles in 1992 by Jacques Heim, whose credits outside of the company include choreography for KA, the permanent Cirque du Soleil show at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas.  Diavolo has an extensive performance history throughout the U.S, Europe, Asia, and Latin America; in over sixteen seasons of touring, Diavolo has performed for hundreds of thousands of concertgoers worldwide as well as millions more on television. The Los Angeles Philharmonic commissioned Diavolo to create L’Espace du Temps, a trilogy of dance works that each premiered with the orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl. Tens of thousands of students each year attend the Company’s student matinees, in-school assembly shows, community workshops, and award-winning master classes.

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