New Chameleon wanted!

30 October 2023

As part of our commitment to developing emerging dance talent, we’re excited to continue our apprenticeship scheme for 2024-2026, offering the opportunity for an Apprentice Company Dancer to join our team. We particularly welcome applications from dancers from the global majority.

Audition Notice: Apprentice Company Dancer 

The Apprentice Company Dancer will join the Company on a two-year paid apprenticeship programme starting in July 2024.

We’re looking for dancers, age 21+, who are passionate about the artform and who can demonstrate a high level of commitment to their dance training and development so far, having completed a degree or equivalent.

As a core member of the creative team, you will:

  • Take part in the Company’s weekly training programme
  • Rehearse and perform in Company repertoire at theatres, events and festivals
  • Support the Artistic Directors in the choreographic and creative development of a wide range of projects
  • Actively engage in the delivery of our learning and participation programme

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

We particularly welcome black, Asian and ethnically diverse applicants because these groups are currently under-represented in the dance workforce.

Salary: £17,500 per annum.


Audition is by invitation only.
To apply for a place at the audition, please send the information outlined below to Please include ‘Apprentice Company Dancer’ in the subject of the email.

  • CV including headshot / images of previous work
  • Video links of recent dance projects

Application Deadline:
Wednesday 20 December 2023, 12noon

To note: if you have been successful for audition, you will hear from us by the end of Monday 8 January 2024.


Date: Friday 19 January 2024
Location: Company Chameleon Studios, Barrass Street, Openshaw, Manchester


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 223 6280 or


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