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JDC Audition

WHERE: Maryland Youth Ballet
926 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910

WHO: Looking for 3 dancers - selection will depend on the dancer's abilities, technically and artistically.


JDC is looking for a diverse cast dancers who are technically skilled, artistically mature, and open to playful explorations when rehearsing. Dancers should be able to work with props, the voice, partnering, and the floor.  In the audition dancers will be asked to repeat choreography as well as improvise and partner.

A total of 30 hours of rehearsals will be spread over September, October, and November. The performances will be November 14 and 15.

Paid compensation for rehearsals and performance.


To register for the audition, please submit directly or send an email januspheremail[at]gmail[dot]com (Subject: JDC Audition) with the following information:

  • Contact info

  • Bio/resume

  • Headshot

  • General availability between September - November 15

  • If you have a short video of you dancing, please forward a link.

There is no cost to attend the audition.

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Creative Residency Lizard Project/ Every Word Was Once an Animal - Eugene, OR

Janusphere Dance Company Artistic Director Darion Smith will be in creative residency in Eugene, OR, working on the ongoing collaboration Lizard Project/Every Word Was Once an Animal.

An intimate showing of the project will take place August 16th. The work will be developed further over the next year with more showings and interactive exhibits. 

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June 18 - 19, 2016 "Object" World Premiere at On The Boards  , Seattle, WA
to Jun 20

June 18 - 19, 2016 "Object" World Premiere at On The Boards , Seattle, WA

JDC premieres Object at the 2016 NW NEW WORKS FESTIVAL


Now in its 33rd year, the NW New Works Festival presents experimental and in-progress work from Northwest artists.

The Festival provides artists with rehearsal time, an honorarium, documentation, and the opportunity to present their work on the stages of OtB. The NW New Works Festival has helped launch careers for many local performers. Artists such as Zoe Scofield, Trimpin, Paul Budraitis, Hand2Mouth, Waxie Moon, Lori Goldston, Kyle Loven, Degenerate Art Ensemble, and Sarah Rudinoff have all participated in the Festival.

WEEK 2 | 17 - 19

Darion Smith/Janusphere Dance Company (Eugene)
Megan Murphy
David Harvey
Veronica Lee-Baik/ The Three Yells

Peter Donnelly
Shontina Vernon
Gary Hill
Kyle Loven


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