Photography: Victor Talledos

 Dancers Needed

Submission Deadline: November 10, 2019


Tim Rubel Human Shakes is looking for Contemporary/Modern dancers of all genders to join them for their 2020 season. Dancers should have a minimum of two years professional dance performance experience and/or be professionally oriented towards dance, with strong abilities in Contemporary/Modern forms. Dancers will be required to speak effectively onstage, occasionally perform nude, have a collaborative and artistically adventurous spirit, and a strong work ethic. The contract will initially be for 8 weeks of work. Dancers will receive a competitive weekly salary. 


There will be two intensive periods of rehearsals. One beginning in December and one beginning in June with performances in San Francisco July 17-19th. There is also the possibility of a short tour following these performances. Dancers responding to this audition notice must be available to begin rehearsing on Monday December 16th. Winter rehearsals will be December 16-20th, 2019 and January 2-6th, 2020 from 2:00-6:00pm at Moving Arts Studio. Summer rehearsals will begin Monday June 8th, 2020 and will run Monday-Friday for four hours each day through the week of the performance. Exact rehearsal times for the summer are still TBA. 


To Audition:  Please send all materials to Submit a video of yourself dancing, preferably in a performance with others where you are clearly identifiable. Studio footage is also acceptable. Please submit no more than 5 minutes of material or include cueing instructions of up to 5 minutes if necessary. Continuous footage only. No reels please. Additionally, attach your headshot and resumé to the email. Dancers will be notified of the outcome of their audition after November 10th. Feel free to send us any questions via email. Queer male and/or queer male identifying dancers are especially encouraged to audition. Click on the projects tab to view a trailer to our most recent piece ALIEN, in collaboration with Animi Motus. For more information and additional work samples, please continue to peruse our website!

Photo: Afshin Odabaee