New Chameleon wanted!

16 September 2021

Company Chameleon is offering the exciting opportunity for an experienced Female Dancer (maternity cover) to join our core artistic team from 6 December 2021, in a full-time salaried position with the Company. The successful applicant will cover maternity leave and will be required to re-locate to Manchester (if not already residing in the city).

Applicants should have received training from a recognised school or conservatoire; we are looking for an experienced dance theatre artist with excellent contemporary technique and contact improvisational / partnering skills.  Candidates must have at least two years’ experience working in a professional touring dance company. Extensive performance experience, familiarity and openness to different choreographic approaches and proficient teaching skills are all essential – this post will cover three main areas of responsibility:

  • Create, rehearse and perform Company repertoire (indoor venues / outdoor festivals)
  • Assist Artistic Directors in choreographic/creative development of residencies/projects
  • Actively engage in the delivery of learning and participation programmes

Whilst the role will primarily be working in the Company’s home base of Manchester, the successful candidate will also be expected to tour nationally and internationally throughout the year – locations will vary depending on the Company’s touring schedule and projects taking place at that time.

To apply please send all of the following to

  • CV including Headshot / Images of previous work
  • Video links of recent dance projects

Application Deadline:  Friday 15 October, 17:00

Audition:  Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 October 2021 (by invitation only) Manchester
Interviews: Tuesday 2 November
Venue:  Company Chameleon, Barrass Street, Openshaw, Manchester, M11 1PU

For further information about Company Chameleon please explore the website and find out more about our work.  If you have any questions about this position, please contact our office 0161 232 6082 /

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