Call for Dancers

Dance Ihayami is seeking professional Bharatanatyam dancers for its new production RasLila, a re-telling of a well-known Indian story built around the life of Krishna, exploring themes of yearning and ideal at a time of anxiety and imperfectionSupported by Creative Scotland’s open project fund, this newwork will fuse dance, story-telling and music specially commissioned for the project. 

Dancers should be highly trained in Bharatanatyam (to degree level or equivalent), with at least 3 years professional experience. Applicants should be available for rehearsals and a preview performance between 15 April 2019 and 26 April 2019 (exact schedule to be confirmed). 

How to apply:

Please send a CV including links to online performance videos and a short paragraph explaining why you’re interested in taking part in this project to priya@danceihayami.orgThe video links you include must not exceed minutes and must be of good quality. Please include links to solo performance footage or solo practice footage. 

Deadline for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 20 March 2019.

Auditionwill take place in Edinburgh in the week starting on Monday 25 March 2019, and are by invitation only. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to take part in the audition. 

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Priya Shrikumar by emailing to priya@danceihayami.org.