AUDITION FOR STREB EXTREME ACTION COMPANY

01/19/2012

Dancers, Acrobats, Athletes, Martial Arts, and Performers wanted
AUDITION FOR STREB EXTREME ACTION COMPANY
(FEB 21 – 23)

WHAT: STREB is looking for performers for part-time, paid positions. Employment will start in February 2012. Please go to www.streb.org for more information about the company. For audition questions, please call (718) 384-6491 or email info@streb.org.

WHEN: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, February 21st – 23rd 3:30p – 5:30p. Please arrive no later than 3:00pm to register and warm up. Attendees MUST be prepared to attend all 3 days of the audition in order to be considered for a position.

WHERE: Streb Lab for Action Mechanics (SLAM)
51 NORTH 1st Street (between Kent & Wythe Avenues) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 (L train to Bedford Ave. stop).

WHO: We are interested in seeing people with professional-level training in any form of ACTION including dancers, acrobats, athletes, gymnasts, martial artists, etc. You must be comfortable with physical heights, impact, falls, and extreme aerobic activity. Tumbling experience is a plus, but not a requirement.

Please bring:
• Clothes that you find comfortable and easy to move in.
• A “performance” resume AND a resume reflecting any other kind of professional work you have done or skills you possess. Please bring recent photo or headshot.

Since its inception in 1985, STREB has traveled, artistically as well as geographically, from the heights of the experimental dance world to the cutting-edge of popular entertainment. STREB has been commissioned by the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Mayor of London to participate in the London 2012 Festival. In 2011, STREB performed sold-out shows at the Park Avenue Armory in NYC, the Whitney Museum of Modern Art’s downtown groundbreaking, and at the River to River Festival. The company has performed in theaters large and small and served as Artists-in-Residence at the world’s top art museums, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, Los Angeles MOCA, the Wexner Center in Columbus, and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. STREB Extreme Action has also appeared in numerous free public performances in New York City. STREB’s company members have accrued endless art-world awards. The action-engineers of STREB are top-notch performers, with years of training in ballet, modern dance, martial arts, acrobatics and the circus arts. When not touring the world, STREB company’s home is SLAM, the STREB Lab for Action Mechanics, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. At SLAM, we rehearse, hold classes for children and adults, and perform works-in-progress for the community. SLAM is open to the public and everyone and anyone is encouraged to observe rehearsals.

Casting Location: NEW YORK CITY
Contact email: millie@streb.org

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