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NEW YORK CITY
AUDITION

January 11, 2024 | Pace University

BECOME PART OF THE LEGACY

AUDTION DATE 

Thursday, January 11, 2024 
 

LOCATION 

Pace University 

Sands College of Performing Arts 

140 Williams St 

NY, NY 

(Entrance on Fulton) 

First floor dance studios 101/102 
 

SCHEDULE 

Registration for class and audition: 3:30pm 

Master Class with Nan Giordano: 4:00 - 5:00pm 
Audition only registration: 4:30pm 

Audition: 5:00 - 7:00pm
 

PRICING 

$25 Class only 

No Audition fee

REQUIREMENTS 

Pre-registration required 

Dance reel
8x10 headshot & dance shot 

Resume & References 

Ballet shoes, Jazz shoes, heels for women. 

Audition will consist of repertoire phrases, improvisation, and partnering. 

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AUDITION INFORMATION

Applicants must be versatile in various genres of dance and have a strong background in ballet/jazz technique and partnering skills. GDC is seeking dancers to perform male and female roles. Must be willing to relocate to Chicago, IL. Contracts for GDC's 62nd season begin July 2024 through June 2025. All positions are paid. 

 2024-2025 Giordano Dance Chicago

Main Company Contract

Giordano II Contract 

  • Contract ranges from 30-35 weeks with additional performances/corporate gigs 

  • National and International Touring 

  • Daily company class 

  • Choreography & Teaching Opportunities 

  • Health Club Membership 

  • Weekly Athletico physical therapy 

  • Option for Illinois Secure Choice Retirement Plan 

  • Outreach Opportunities 

  • NGCP® Certification Training in the Giordano Technique 

GDC’s includes choreography by Al Blackstone, Joshua Blake Carter, Peter Chu, Brock Clawson, Marinda Davis, Autumn Eckman, Ron De Jesús, Randy Duncan, Gus Giordano, Nan Giordano, Liz Imperio, Roni Koresh, Ray Leeper, Jon Lehrer, Ray Mercer, Mia Michaels, Cesar G. Salinas, Kia Smith 

ABOUT GDC

America’s original jazz dance company soars into their 61st season with energy and momentum. Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) is an iconic cultural institution with deep roots in Chicago and around the globe. From its origins in founder Gus Giordano’s original school in Evanston, Ill, to its current incarnation as a Chicago-based world-class dance company, GDC boasts more than a half century of worldwide performances (28 countries, 47 states, more than 1300 cities). Entering her 39th season, Nan Giordano has led the company as Artistic Director, responsible for commissioning innovative choreographic works and mentoring thousands of aspiring dancers. The company is one of few in the world that has a foundational technique (NGCP©) with certified teachers in 36 states and 8 countries.

For questions, please contact Associate Artistic Director, Cesar G. Salinas 

Email: cesarsalinas@giordanodance.org 

Photos by Michelle Reid & Todd Rosenberg

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