casting

We have held a few different auditions to cast talent

For “Follow Your Heart” September 22-25, 2016

We are very excited that we have already cast some talent for the relaunch of our show, ‘Follow your Heart’, a full length Middle Eastern spectacle.
Evolution Dance Theatre is still casting for local and global male and female talent. We are looking for skilled, motivated and technical male and female versatile dancers in a variety of genres for a “Middle Eastern Broadway Style” Show which is dance based with acted story line.
We are looking for female Belly dancers, Tribal dancers and  Middle Eastern/cultural male dancers in addition to male jazz/contemporary/ballet and hip-hop dancers.  Middle Eastern dancers of ethnic origins that understand the heritage and psychology of the culture for the ‘cultural dances’ are welcome.

 Currently looking for ACTORS:

Lead – Male : Jivan 25-40

Middle Eastern look, must be at least 5.10”- excellent dancing contemporary/partnering skills and excellent acting skills.

Must be able to speak with light Middle Eastern accent.

Lead: Mother -40-60

Must have excellent acting skills – Middle Eastern look and be able to speak with Middle Eastern accent.

Supporting – Female – Sabah 40-60

Older heavier Middle Eastern look – excellent acting skills –

Must be able to speak with heavy Middle Eastern accent

Principal – Story Teller – Female 30+

Angelic look, no accent – mature and peaceful voice – great memory

Supporting – Matthew – Male 22+

African – Black or very dark complexion – must pass as a black man

Excellent dancing skills in jazz/contemporary, partnering, African dance a definite asset.- Must be at least 5.9 in height.

Excellent acting skills

Preferred consideration will be given to dancers who are capable of acting and or have knowledge and experience in more than one required dance genre.


Benefits & Credits:

  • Compensation
  • Accommodation for out of town artists
  • Work with a variety of other artists; both Middle Eastern and Non-Middle Eastern professionals
  • Visibility and promotion of the artists through our web site and the show
  • Advertising, videos and photos of the show


Selection Process:

REGISTER for, in person audition! The selection panel is made up of artists and executives that will select dance applicants who possess strong stage presence and technique, have knowledge and experience of dance theatre, can pick up choreography quickly and take directions well.
Rehearsals Start August 15, 2016. All contracts will be negotiated and signed based on production schedule and before rehearsals start.


Dancers please submit:

  • Your bio/CV
  • Your artistic goals – less than 150 words
  • Samples of your dance – linked videos
  • Head shot plus a full body shot
  • Why do you like to participate in our production – less than 150 words

Please apply or register to Casting[AT]EvolutionDT.ca

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