Monthly Archives: January 2013

Conteur Announces its final city for the Academy Audition Tour 2013

Conteur’s Final City of the Academy Audition Tour 2013 has been announced!

Conteur will also be visiting: MONTREAL, QC!!

Here is a summary of the Audition Tour 2013

Toronto Auditions:

Academy Only:
February 9th, 2013
Winchester Street Theatre
80 Winchester St
12:30 Registration
1:00pm Audition

(Note: Company auditions in Toronto, ON will be held later this year, and will be released soon)

Montreal Auditions:

Company and Academy:
March 1st, 2013
Studio Bizz
551 Avenue du Mont Royal East, 3rd Floor
Montreal, QC
2:30pm Registration
3:00pm Audition

Vancouver, BC Auditions:

Company and Academy:
March 18th, 2013
Harbour Dance Centre
927 Granville St, 3rd Floor
Vancouver, BC
12:00 Registration
12:30 Audition

Please email auditions@conteurdance.com for registration information and forms!
Looking forward to seeing you all there!

Conteur Audition Tour 2013 – Vancouver, BC

Conteur Audition Tour 2013 – Vancouver, BC

THE ACADEMY & PROFESSIONAL COMPANY AUDITIONS **OPEN-CALL AUDITION NOTICE**

Conteur is welcoming dancers from all walks of life to audition for the Academy – as well as the fall/winter 2013/2014 Conteur Company

AUDITION DATES: CONTEUR COMPANY AND ACADEMY

VANCOUVER, BC
MARCH 18th, 2012
1 2:00pm – 5:00pm
HARBOUR DANCE CENTRE
927 Granville St, 3rd Floor

Please bring headshot and resume, come ready to dance. Fitted clothing only.
Letter of recommendation/reference is preferred, but not mandatory.

For Pre-registration information, please email: auditions@conteurdance.com

CONTEUR OVERVIEW:

CONTEUR is the creation of Toronto’s acclaimed choreographer Eryn Waltman. Deriving its genesis from the French word meaning “storyteller”, Conteur is a newly formed Canadian contemporary dance company that incorporates modern dance movement to express ideas and commentaries on the human condition. Conteur’s focus is to offer unique, inspiring and entertaining choreographic productions to its audiences and leading edge technical instruction to its students.

Eryn Waltman has long recognized the need in Canada’s dance community for continued study and training beyond the formative years of the studio. Conteur’s vision is to offer a program in which elite dancers continue to grow technically, hone their skills and remain tuned for professional opportunities, such as those offered by Conteur’s performance company. The Academy’s offering is intended to enhance the training experience of those seeking a career in performance, teaching or choreography.

A 2 year training program, The Academy aims to enhance the skills of an already accomplished practitioner with exposure to contemporary, jazz, modern, ballet, floor barre, pilates, yoga and other specialties of dance and body training. Students are offered a unique program in which to develop their expertise and assist in building their portfolio needed for pursuing a professional career in the industry. A 30-hour week of technical training is provided and includes participation in the Conteur repertoire class. A tuition fee schedule and details of the curriculum will be made available to those successful candidates who qualify for the program.

30 hours a week of technical training.

–          Conteur repertoire class available to students as well.

–          At the end of the program – Conteur students will receive a certificate of completion and have opportunities to perform at annual performances as part of the programs intensive. Students will also have an opportunity to audition for the professional Conteur Company.

CRITERIA:

–          Strong technique training in ballet (syllabus not specified)

–          Specialty in contemporary and modern training

–          Minimum of 5 years of technical training

–          Superior talent and overall versatility

Conteur Academy – Audition Tour – TORONTO

THE ACADEMY AUDITION – TORONTO, ON

Conteur is welcoming dancers from all walks of life to audition for The Academy

AUDITION DATE:

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9th
Winchester Theatre
80 Winchester Street
Toronto, ON
M4X 1B2

12:30pm: Registration
1:00pm: Audition

Please bring headshot and resume, come ready to dance.
Fitted clothing only.
Letter of recommendation/reference is preferred, but not mandatory.

CRITERIA:

–          Strong technique training in ballet (syllabus not specified)

–          Versatility in movement in contemporary and modern training

–          Minimum of 5 years of technical training

–          Superior talent and overall versatility

–          Aspiring professionals in the arts and dance industry

We encourage registration prior to the date of the audition, for information and forms, please email: auditions@conteurdance.com

The Conteur Academy

Conteur has embarked on a new journey….

Catering to the young hopeful professional contemporary dancers in the international dance community, Conteur has officially launched The Academy. The Academy is a 2 year post secondary training program, designed to offer dancers the ability to grow technicially, hone their skills, and educate them for a professional career in the field of contemporary dance, teaching or choreography.

Based out of Sean Boutilier Academy of Dance in Etobicoke, ON, Conteur’s inaugural class consists of a family of students who train 30 hours per week from Monday to Friday. Completed with classes in ballet, contemporary, modern, jazz, yoga, pilates and more, students are offered a unique program in which to develop their expertise and assist in building their portfolio needed for pursuing a professional career in the industry.

Conteur’s inaugural class will be hitting the stage in June of 2013 at the Winchester Theatre to display works in progress… a simple reflection of what a single year in the training program can offer to students.

Audition dates for the 2013/2014 academic year will be posted this week!

To arrange a tour or open house of Conteur, or if you have an questions please contact management at: academy@conteurdance.com.