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Monday, January 20, 2014


Award winning African contemporary dance company, Flatfoot Dance Company, will host auditions on January 25 for prospective full-time dancers who would be interested in joining the company.

Based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College Campus, the Flatfoot Dance Company is looking for a female dancer (over 19 years of age) who would be interested in joining the company on a full-time professional contract (35 hours a week) as of February 1. The company has an annual programme that includes performance seasons both in and out of South Africa, dance education and development programmes, and schools/university dance education work. Working in a contemporary idiom based on Hawkins, Graham and Release Technique they also do a weekly ballet and pilates/yoga class.

All Flatfoot dancers form part of the administration of the company and its programmes and, as such, the new company member will need to be able to write reports (guidance is always offered!) and assist with negotiated administrative tasks.

Applicants must have a minimum of two years full-time or part-time contemporary dance training or professional dance work, a proven dance or arts education experience (formal or non-formal education will be considered). Only applicants over the age of 19 will be considered. They must be computer literate and have a valid South African passport. A driver’s licence is not a must but would be advantageous for applicants.

Auditions will take place from 13h30 to 16h00 on January 25 at the Drama Studies, Dance Studio 2 located at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College Campus.

For more information and to pre-book an audition contact Flatfoot Dance Company manager Clare Craighead on 082 875 6065. Applicants are also required to provide a CV (maximum three pages) and e-mail it to

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