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Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre (CRDT) is seeking Dance Artists for the 2024-2025 season

Auditions by invitation only:
March 30th (9:00am-4:00pm) @ Extensions Dance Studio, Chicago, IL
Submit Materials by Wednesday, March 25th to be considered

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre is a critically acclaimed, multicultural organization recognized for its diverse, equitable, inclusive art making and high-quality performances. We are seeking seasoned professionals as well as mid-career or early career dancers. We welcome and encourage dancers of any race, nationality, spirituality, physique, gender identity, and/or sexuality to apply.

Successful candidates will possess exceptional contemporary dance training, strong partnering and improvisation skills, and a desire to excel in a collaborative environment with a culturally diverse group of artists.

What we offer:
  • Season July 24, 2024 - June 25, 2025
  • Minimum 30-week contract with the potential of additional weeks 
  • Competitive Salary, Workers Compensation Insurance, Illinois Secure Choice retirement savings opportunity
  • National touring opportunities
  • Performances: Spring Concert Series, Inside/Out series and outreach performances
  • Teaching opportunities
  • Discounted Physical Therapy through Athletico, our Official Physical Therapy Provider 
  • Professional development with mentors in the Chicago community

Positions available:
  • Performing Artist
  • Performing Apprentice
  • Trainee (Tuition-free)

Performing positions are employee (W2) status and include weekly salary. All positions eligible for per diem allowance when touring and additional compensation for performances and rehearsals beyond scope of salary / tuition-free training.

Rehearsal Commitment: Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm.
Additional rehearsals scheduled with advance notification.
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