Seeking Tap Dancer for Step Afrika!’s National Tour of The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence

Step Afrika! is excited to announce virtual auditions for a female, African American tap dancer to join our upcoming production of The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence, starting at Arena Stage in Washington, DC this June. The Company is seeking a dynamic performer with excellent tap skills and a passion for the stage.

PRODUCTION DETAILS

Title: The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence
Director: Jakari Sherman
Performance Dates: June 1 – July 16, 2024; National Tour begins Fall 2024
Location: Arena Stage, 1101 6th St SW, Washington, DC 20024
Rehearsal Schedule: Rehearsals will be in Washington, DC, starting on May 1, 2024. All rehearsals and performances are paid.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

   – Must be an African American female, aged 18-35.
   – Proficient in tap dancing with strong technique and stage presence
   – Ability to learn choreography quickly and adapt to various dance styles
   – Previous performance experience required

AUDITIONING FOR STEP AFRIKA!

To audition for this opportunity, complete the form below by February 26, 2024. Applicants will need to provide a headshot, resume, and 1-2 minutes of tap dancing footage. Step Afrika! will conduct Zoom interviews with Finalists for the position. All submissions will be reviewed with a final decision given no later than March 10, 2024. If you have any questions or concerns, email our Company Manager at companymanager@stepafrika.org

Join us for this exciting opportunity to showcase your talent and be part of a vibrant production. We look forward to seeing you at the auditions!

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AUDITION MAY 18-19, 2024 IN WASHINGTON DC FOR A CHANCE TO STEP AROUND THE WORLD!

The 2024-2025 season auditions will be held May 18 – 19 in Washington, DC at Dance Loft – 4618 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20011. Applications for our 2024 – 2025 season will be accepted year-round through the Dancer Audition Form below. Accomplished performers in Stepping, Tap, West African, Modern, and Hip-Hop, and those with strengths as actors, drummers, and singers are encouraged to audition.

Step Afrika! offers competitive salaries, health benefits, vacations, and extensive national/international touring. The Company hires both Full-Time and Part-Time company members for annual contracts, commencing in August. New hires must be willing to relocate to Washington, DC. 

AUDITIONING FOR STEP AFRIKA!

To register for auditions, complete the form below at any time. Future opportunities for individual tours will be shared on this page and our social media as they become available. If you have any questions or concerns, email our Company Manager at companymanager@stepafrika.org

 

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST! WE DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE ANY OPENINGS.

Step Afrika! is a $3 million-plus organization that serves thousands annually. In 2022, Step Afrika! sold over 20,000 tickets in Washington DC and performed on stages across the nation and around the world, collectively reaching over 60,000 people. Beginning in August 2023, Step Afrika! will celebrate 30 years as the world’s leading authority in the tradition and art form of stepping. As of now, all of our new positions have been filled.

New listings will be posted here as they become available.