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What's Happening in Dance in NYC 2/26–3/4

What's Happening in Dance in NYC 2/26–3/4
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The year is moving quickly as we make our way into March! How have your goals been progressing so far? If you’re looking for inspiration, Company Wayne McGregor is in town from the U.K. This dynamic company is one that will have you itching to dance in no time. In need of some artistic discussion on the choreographic process? Check out the open performance coming up at the Center for Performance Research. 

PERFORMANCES
This week, the Joyce presents Company Wayne McGregor (Feb. 27–Mar. 3) as the resident choreographer of The Royal Ballet brings his hip contemporary company back to New York with a new work, “Autobiography.” (Tickets start at $10)

The Center for Performance Research will be holding their monthly Studio Open House on Feb. 27. This works-in-progress showcase will feature works by Oxana Chi, Rina Espiritu, and Johnnie Mercer. A discussion with the artists will follow the performance. ($5 suggested donation)

AUDITIONS
Holland America Line and Hersheypark Summer Shows are seeking dancers and dancers who sing for cruise ship performances and residency work this summer at Hersheypark. The open casting call will take place on Feb. 26 at Pearl Studios with callbacks on Feb. 27.

Boy Friday, a New York-based contemporary dance company, is seeking dancers to join the company for fall performances. If interested, please submit your materials no later than Mar. 5.

Zullo/RawMovement seeks new company members for spring, fall, and winter performances. Dancers must have a strong technical ability, improvisational skills, and partnering experience. Please submit your materials for consideration.

CHOREOGRAPHIC OPPORTUNITIES
Deadline approaching! LEMI Collective is currently seeking submissions for A Space For Thought, a shared evening of dance exploring movement’s relationship to literature and philosophy. Please submit your materials by Feb. 28.

Are you a Queens-based choreographer? Now is your chance to present your work in your home borough at the 5th Annual Dance Astoria Festival! All dance styles are encouraged. There is no fee to apply. Please submit your application by April 15.

RawMovement Queerly Contemporary Festival is looking for dance makers to investigate and celebrate the diversity of the LGBTQplus community. Repertory works of all forms are welcome. Application closes Mar. 23.

CLASSES + WORKSHOPS
Join guest teacher James Kinney at Steps on Broadway for intermediate and advanced theater dance classes. Grab your jazz shoes and get a taste of Broadway!

Looking to get some more cardio into your training routine? Join Daniel Matthews for some Zumba at Mark Morris Dance Center on Wednesday evenings.

DANCE RELATED JOBS
Physique 57 is seeking barre fitness instructors. Check out this amazing opportunity to compliment your dancing and pay those bills at the same time.

Ballet Hispanico seeks a part-time administrative assistant for immediate hire. If you can multitask, are punctual, and ready to be an integral part of the School of Dance community, this may be the perfect fit for you!

EVENTS
Danspace Project and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art will be holding their Platform 2018 Open Event on Feb. 28 at The Great Hall at Cooper Union. All are invited to the public opening of Dancing Platform Praying Grounds: Blackness, Churches, and Downtown Dance. This event is free! 

Check out Backstage’s New York City audition listings!

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