Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings. We trust our readers to use their own judgement when responding to ads. Calgary Arts Development believes that artists should be paid for their work. For job postings and open calls, please share salary ranges or payment. Please note that ads for jobs outside of Calgary and area may not be posted. Archived October 16, 2019 Community Dancers This is an opportunity to work with a professional choreographer and perform at the 2020 Chinese New Year concert—Song of the Phoenix. Individuals (ages of 10 to 85) of all gender identities and physical abilities to participate are encouraged to apply. No performance experience is necessary but pre-registration is required to audition. This could be for you: If you have a passion for contemporary performance. If you are interested in moving your body. Rehearsal Dates: Sunday afternoons in November 2019, and weekends in January 2020. Extra rehearsals will be announced as needed. Dress Rehearsal & Performances: January 31, 2020, 7:00 – 10:00pm February 1, 2020, 5:00 – 10:00pm February 2, 2020, 5:00 – 10:00pm Auditions will be held 10:00am to 3:00pm, Sunday, November 3, 2019, at the Studio, The Grand (608 1st St. SW) Audition Process From Barbara England – Choreographer This is a group workshop audition. The intention is to get to know each other, the choreographer, and the theme of the piece. We will also dive into some fun movement exercises fit for everybody! No prior preparation is needed, but please wear comfortable clothing suitable for moving and sweating. Audition results will be posted on facetmusic.ca within seven days of the audition. To register online visit facetmusic.ca. Pre-registration is required by November 1, 2019, with an application fee of $10. If you have trouble registering online, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for registration assistance. About the Project The 2020 Chinese New Year Concert celebrates the Chinese mythical bird Feng Huang—the phoenix. Facet Music has commissioned choreographer, Barbara England, to create an original piece, and original music by Jiajia Li. In addition to professional dancers, both Facet Music and Barbara would like community dancers to be involved in this project. It is a great opportunity to work with professionals and to perform on stage at The Grand on February 1 and 2, 2020 to celebrate the Year of the Mouse! About the Choreographer Barbara England is a choreographer, dancer, and performance artist based in Calgary. After years of professional experience and a post-graduate degree in conceptual choreography, Barbara now devotes her time to community development through performance practices. She looks forward to working with Facet Music again for the 2020 Chinese New Year Celebration! For questions, please visit facetmusic.ca or contact us by email at email@example.com. Facet Music is a fresh new non-profit arts organization committed to promoting talented young musicians and composers, advocating for fresh ideas and innovative ways of presenting works in the 21st century, and celebrating ethnic music in true Canadian multicultural fashion. Recently co-founded by award-winning flutist, Jiajia Li and Chinese antique furniture dealer, Miki Wu, the organization has already launched an exciting new intimate concert series, Warehouse Live, based in Wu’s furniture warehouse and has featured local musicians Nia Devetzis, Cody Oliver, and Nate Waters Trio, as well as the Calgary Chinese Orchestra.