AUDITION FOR CHICAGO TAP THEATRE’S 20th SEASON!

Chicago Tap Theatre is seeking tap dancers of all backgrounds, ethnicities, body types, sexual orientations, and genders for the 2022-2023 season. Touring Apprentice & Apprentice positions currently available. CTT provides these positions with a monthly rehearsal stipend plus performance pay when applicable.

Chicago Tap Theatre’s audition process includes a virtual pre-audition (optional) and an in-person audition located in Chicago, IL.

VIRTUAL PRE-AUDITION (optional)

Dancers may send in a video for feedback from Artistic Director, Mark Yonally, before making travel arrangements.

Videos must be a minimum of 3 minutes long and include both choreography and improvisation. Complete this form by August 15th to submit. Feedback on all submissions will be provided by August 20th.

Note: Invitation to audition in-person based on video submission is not a guarantee of contract.

IN-PERSON AUDITION

Saturday, September 10th at Visceral Dance Center
3121 N Rockwell St, Chicago, IL 60618

Registration: 1:30 PM
Audition: 2:00-6:00 PM

Bring tap shoes, a headshot, & resume. Masks optional.
No preparation required.

Please direct any questions to chicagotaptheatre@gmail.com

CTT TOURING APPRENTICE

A touring apprenticeship with Chicago Tap Theatre offers the opportunity for training, performing (in home season and on tour), and artistic growth as a tap dancer in a professional environment.

$200 monthly stipend plus performance pay.

Contract Dates
October 2022 – June 2023

Rehearsal Commitment
Mondays, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Wednesdays, 2:00 – 7:00 PM
Sundays, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Job Description
– Attend all weekly rehearsals
– Learn CTT Rep and new choreography
– Perform in home season and on tours
– Work with Guest Artists
– Potential choreographic opportunities
– Opportunity to re-audition for Company Member roles after one year

Requirements
– Must be 18 years or older at the time of audition
– Must be available for all rehearsal times
– Proficient in tap dance technique and improvisation
– Able to relocate to Chicago, if currently located elsewhere

CTT APPRENTICE

An apprenticeship with Chicago Tap Theatre offers the opportunity for training, performing (in home season), and artistic growth as a tap dancer in a professional environment.

$50 monthly stipend plus performance pay

Contract Dates
October 2022 – June 2023

Rehearsal Commitment
Mondays, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Wednesdays, 2:00 – 7:00 PM
Sundays, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Job Description
– Attend all weekly rehearsals
– Learn CTT Rep and new choreography
– Perform in home season
– smaller, local performance opportunities
– Work with Guest Artists
– Potential choreographic and teaching opportunities
– Opportunity to re-audition for Touring Apprentice and Company Member roles after one year

Requirements
– Must be 18 years or older at the time of audition
– Must be available for all rehearsal times
– Proficient in tap dance technique and improvisation
– Able to relocate to Chicago, if currently located elsewhere