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For the new performance Aghori by choreographer Shailesh Bahoran, we are looking for theatrical, explosive male dancers, in the styles hiphop, experimental, breaking, popping, and funk-related styles. Acrobatic skills and physical flexibility are a major asset, and an out-of-the-box mindset is essential.
The audition is for professionals and interns.
Creation period 20 days between end of August and mid October 2017
Stage rehearsals 10, 11, 12 October 2017
Premiere 13 October 2017
Performance 14 October 2017, at Korzo Theater, The Hague
Tour November/December 2017 and January 2018, 10 performances
Do you see yourself fit to be part of the Aghori cast? And are you available in the stated periods? The audition takes place on 4 and 5 May (call-back) 2017, 10:00-17:00, at Korzo Theater, The Hague. Apply before 29 April, by sending your CV with photo and promo video to johanna[@]korzo.nl. Applications will be pre-selected, participation by invitation only.
In his work, hip-hop innovator Shailesh Bahoran is inspired by his roots. In surprising ways, he combines the compelling energy and virtuosity of hip-hop with elements of Hindustani culture. In the dance performance Aghori, Shailesh shows what total devotion looks like. The most important inspiration for this performance was the ‘Aghori’, Indian gurus who aim to attain enlightenment through years of meditation and training. Through unending mental and physical training, they make their way past countless sins, temptations, and emotions, to finally leave everything behind. Because only then can you experience the world in its true form.