Link Audition Festival

May 22-27, 2023

What is LINK?

LINK is a project for advanced dancers (18+) to make professional connections, audition for companies/projects, and to experience an in depth exploration of contemporary dance. Our world-class line-up of teachers and choreographers provide an intense and powerful incubator for dancers to develop. Each day includes ballet, contemporary form (improvisation and more), and two intimate choreographic process. LINK is truly an all-inclusive career development resource for dancers.

LINK serves as the audition for SALT and SALT2 along with many other companies. Dancers must attend LINK to be considered for these positions.

  • Dance companies and projects from across the region
  • Emerging choreographers from across the country
  • 54 Hours of rehearsal and training
  • Auditions with companies or projects looking to hire
  • 5 days of 2-hour sessions with choreographers

  • 15  classes
  • 1 showcase of choreographed work
  • Attend professional seminars
  • Network with invited guests including Presenters, Agents, Managers, Artistic Directors, Teachers, Choreographers, and Dancers from companies across the region

AUDITION FOR COMPANIES ACROSS THE NATION

Location: U of U School Of Dance

REGISTRATION:

  • Fee: $25
  • Submit an audition video of ballet, contemporary or improvisational work
  • Upon acceptance, you will receive an invoice for the remaining cost of the festival
  • Pay by date given, or your spot will be filled

LINK Registration closes April 10

Video Audition Requirements:
Please submit a video link using YouTube or Vimeo that includes the following:
  • 1 minute of center technique (ballet center exercises or contemporary sequence)
  • 1 minute of improvisation
  • 1 minute of performance footage (where you are clearly seen and identified)You can submit “living room” experiences if you cannot access a studio

LINK aids the professional dancer at the various stages of their career by developing skills, broadening career opportunities, and increasing exposure.

PRICE

Registration Fee
$25

LINK Festival Admission
$675

Early Bird Discount

Register by December 31st and get $50 off!

**NO REFUNDS**

DAILY SCHEDULE

8:30 – 9 am: Warm Up
9 – 10:30 am: Ballet
10:40 am – Noon: Contemporary
Noon – 1 pm: Lunch & Seminar
1 – 3 pm: Choreography & Rehearsal
3 – 3:30 pm: Break
3:30 – 6 pm: Choreography & Rehearsal

Choreographers

SALT
Amy Gunter
bret-easterling
Bret Easterling
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Christian Denice
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Franco Nieto
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Jesse Obremski
SALT 2022
Joni McDonald
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Kaya Wolsey
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Noelle Kayser
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Nicole von Arx
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Yoshito Sakuraba

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