Staatstheater Kassel is in search of contemporary dancers as of season 2021/22 (DE)

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Deadline for applications: January 1st 2021

Where: Staatstheater Kassel, Friedrichsplatz 15, 34117 Kassel, Germany

When: January 30th/31st and February 1st 2021

Staatstheater Kassel
Designated general artistic director: Florian Lutz
Executive director: Dr. Frank Depenheuer

Contemporary Dance Company
Designated artistic director: Thorsten Teubl

As of season 2021/22 the Contemporary Dance Company at Staatstheater Kassel (GER) is looking for versatile and experienced CONTEMPORARY DANCERS (all genders) in full-time contracts with solid ballet and excellent contemporary technique, creative acting and improvisational skills and the willingness to adapt to different choreographic styles and methods of creating.

With its designated dance director, Thorsten Teubl, the Contemporary Dance Company at Staatstheater Kassel will be newly formed and will work with a curatorial model that is fully committed to the diversity and internationality of contemporary dance. Various ambitious international guest choreographers will create new pieces for the company and offer dancers the chance to experience an extraordinary variety of choreographic styles and to dance an unusually wide repertoire.

Dancers should be ideally available for the entirety of the audition.
Times will be determined later and a schedule sent out following our invitation. Due to the Corona pandemic, it may be possible that the audition will take place online.

Staatstheater Kassel is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

All costs and expenses incurred in connection with the application and audition to the Staatstheater Kassel cannot be reimbursed.

How to apply: Please apply to (attachments maximum 10 MB) from now on until January 1st 2021 with the following information:

  •  Short Motivation Letter (1 page)
    • CV
    • Headshot
    • Video links:
    o uncut or unedited video of a 2 to 4 minute improvisation
    o a video featuring theatrical skills with voice sample
    o show reel, if available
    o performance footage, if available

Participation in the audition is only possible with an invitation.

Contact details: Staatstheater Kassel
Friedrichsplatz 15
34117 Kassel
e-mail address:

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