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Award-winning choreographer Mathieu Geffré is looking for 2 dance artists for the creation of Rendez-Vous new theatre production: The Monocle.

Award-winning choreographer Mathieu Geffré is looking for 2 dance artists for the creation of Rendez-Vous new theatre production: The Monocle.

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Summary:

Join us for our new theatre production : The Monocle

When: 2nd October 2021 – 3rd October 2021

Where: Dance City, Newcastle, UK

Description

Join us for our new theatre production : The Monocle
When: 2nd and 3rd October, between 9am and 5pm
Where: Dance City, Newcastle, NE1 4BR

Award-winning choreographer Mathieu Geffré is looking for 2 outstanding cis or trans female dance artists with a high level of training in contemporary dance for the creation of Rendez-Vous new theatre production: The Monocle.

The Project
Recipient of the Made In The North East commission, Mathieu Geffré’s new production is a re-creation of “Le Monocle”, one of the most flamboyant lesbian Parisian club in the 1930’s. Conceived as a fun night out for the audience, The Monocle will re-shape the traditional theatre into a club where audiences can participate in a highly virtuosic evening mixing dance and live music.
Mathieu’s choreographic style requires performers to demonstrate a high level of physicality as well as a collaborative, playful and sensitive awareness throughout the creative and touring process. Performers must be comfortable with improvisation and partnering work.
Mathieu’s choreography carries essential values of inclusivity; therefore we actively encourage applications from artists who self-identify as black, Asian, ethnically diverse, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, non-binary, neurodiverse or disabled.  Although this is a national call-out, we will pay particular attention to artists who either, were born, trained and/or are based in the North East of England. Because of Brexit we are unfortunately unable to consider applications from performers who do not hold the right to work in the UK at this time.
Please know we will be following current Government Covid-19 guidelines throughout the process.

Before applying, please ensure you are available for all the below dates.

Creation period:
6th – 17th December 2021
10th January – 4th February 2022

Regional Touring
5th February – 26th February 2022 (9 shows in total)

Fee: £535 per week (inc. holiday pay)

Application Form: https://forms.gle/VVAymCSqe3xQGnQJ7
Applications can also be sent by video recording including your introduction and a no-longer than 2 minute-showreel

Application Deadline: Friday 17th September, 12noon
Everyone will be notified: Saturday 18th September

Please note that we will not be able to provide feedback for the applicants who will not be shortlisted.

More details: https://www.rendez-vousdance.com/the-monocle

Application details
How to apply:

Application Form: https://forms.gle/VVAymCSqe3xQGnQJ7
Applications can also be sent by video recording including your introduction and a no-longer than 2 minute-showreel

Application Deadline: Friday 17th September, 12noon
Everyone will be notified: Saturday 18th September

Application close date: 17th September 2021

Participation fee: Free

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