Giordano Dance Chicago is seeking dancers for contracts for our 60th Anniversary Season (2022-2023).  Dancers should be stylistically versatile with a strong technical background and a collaborative spirit.  GDC celebrates and honors the rich diversity of the art form of American jazz dance, and we encourage dance artists of all backgrounds to apply.  Applicants must be 21 years of age by the date of the audition and lawfully able to work in the U.S.  All positions with Giordano Dance Chicago and Giordano II are paid. Contracts begin Summer 2022.

Photography by Todd Rosenberg

In 59 years Giordano Dance Chicago has commissioned a vast repertoire of more than 175 original works, mentored new and emerging choreographers, and commissioned innumerable musical scores and production designs.


Gus Giordano

Joshua Blake Carter

Peter Chu

Brock Clawson

Marinda Davis

Randy Duncan

Ron De Jesús

Autumn Eckman

Nan Giordano

Liz Imperio

Roni Koresh

Ray Leeper

Jon Lehrer

Mia Michaels

Ray Mercer


January 21, 2022

11AM (CST)

Applicants should complete the form found below. The form will ask for contact information as well as training history, three references, headshot, resumé and links to videos of the applicant dancing.  


Videos should clearly identify the applicant and should be no longer than five minutes. Clear, in-studio footage that shows a range of movement styles is preferred but not required. It is strongly encouraged that at least one clip demonstrate jazz dance proficiency.


Registration deadline is January 5, 2022.  Invitations to attend the January 21 audition will be communicated by end of day Friday, January 7.

Submit questions to info@giordanodance.org.