Tanzmainz placement 2020 - Northern School of Contemporary Dance


Tuesday 15th October 2019, 1:43pm Tanzmainz placement 2020


We’re pleased to announce the audition dates for our professional placement with internationally-renowned dance company tanzmainz, based in Germany.

This unique opportunity to train with a professional company while studying at NSCD is exclusive to the Professional Placement Scheme (PPS). Interested students must apply for the MA Contemporary Dance Performance (PPS) by Monday 11 November 2019.

To apply:

  1. Submit an online application by Monday 11 November 2019 (noon), stating your interest in completing a placement with tanzmainz.
  2. Attend a preliminary audition on Monday 18 November, 4-7pm at NSCD

Submit an application

Apply by Monday 11 November 2019

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About the company

Part of Staatstheater Mainz, tanzmainz is an award-winning contemporary dance company with a rich and varied repertoire.

tanzmainz (Director: Honne Dohrmann) works exclusively with international guest choreographers such as Guy Weizman and Roni Haver, Sharon Eyal, Koen Augustijnen, Guy Nader and Maria Campos among others. The company comprises 20 dancers, and seeks performers who are versatile, able to perform many choreographic styles and possess improvisation skills.

This opportunity is open for applications to final year full-time dance students or very recent graduates who consider themselves to be versatile performers with strong ballet and contemporary techniqueThe successful applicant(s) will be supported and mentored in preparing for the profession whilst undertaking a substantial year-long professional placement with the company. The placement leads to the award of a Postgraduate Diploma or MA qualification.

Please note: to fit with tanzmainz scheduling, this company audition is taking place ahead of the first round of VERVE & PPS auditions (which take place on the week commencing Monday 20 January).  You will still need to attend one of these to be considered for VERVE and the other PPS companies.

Click here to learn more about this and other postgraduate opportunities at NSCD