OPEN CALL AUDITION: SEEKING WORLD OF DANCE ELITE ATHLETES

World of Dance Fitness, an extension of the entertainment conglomerate World of Dance, is seeking dancers and fitness professionals to be the founding members of the Trainer Team for a new World of Dance Fitness program.

We are looking for top talent to help us change the meaning of dance fitness – to define fitness by dancers and bring to life dance-inspired fitness.

HOW TO APPLY ONLINE

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2020

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

2. Submit and upload via the Online Application (1) video including a personal introduction and a breakdown and performance of the “Jaw Jump” choreography.

CHOREOGRAPHY

“Jaw Jump” by Phil Wright:

CHOREO LINK

MUSIC

“Jaw Jump” by DeeWunn:

SPOTIFY LINK

VIDEO SPECS:

Your video should not be cut, edited, or filtered. You should be able to accomplish the following in one take.

Introduce yourself and briefly answer the two questions below (30 seconds or less). Relax, answer authentically, and show your personality.

1. Have you ever been in a position where you believed in the outcome but had to mold something from nothing?

2. Tell us why we should choose you for this role. What are you going to bring to the World of Dance Fitness team?

Segway into the following as if you are teaching a live class…

1. Break down (4) 8cts of choreography at a minimum of 2x slow. Use verbal, visual and directional cues in your breakdown as if you are teaching a live class.

2. Perform the (2) 8-cts sequence running it at a minimum of 2x fast using motivational cues.

3. Full-routine, non-verbal, high-energy performance of full ‘Jaw Jump’ choreography.

AS AN IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • You are the best in your craft and possess strong dance performance, presentation & training facilitation skills.
  • You share our values of creative expression, diversity, inclusion, and authenticity. You represent the culture, artistry, athleticism, soul, and swag of dance.
  • You actively promote self-care and well-being, and exude personal style and confidence in the skin you’re in.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit, you’re business-minded and you have outstanding communication & organizational skills.
  • You enjoy being a part of a team and working collaboratively.
  • You have the ability to identify talent and are passionate about helping to develop others.
  • You exemplify professionalism and a strong work ethic, and most importantly, you have a big heart.

This is a long-term commitment to being part of building a brand and product. You must be willing to actively help build excitement and brand awareness within your personal and professional network and community.

THE OPPORTUNITY

  • Become a World of Dance Elite Athlete and a founding member of the Trainer Team for World of Dance Fitness
  • Provide creative input on product development
  • Film consumer-facing workouts and educational/instructional releases
  • Translate inspirational choreography to dance-inspired fitness routines
  • Educate and inspire by leading live and virtual instructor trainings
  • Travel the globe to represent World of Dance Fitness (as soon as it’s safe to do so)

REQUIREMENTS:

FIRST ROUND SELECTION

  • Candidates will need to be based in Southern California with a relatively easy commute to and from Los Angeles.
  • If selected, you must be available to attend a 3-day training in Los Angeles on December 9, 10, and 11. You must be willing to travel at your own expense.
  • Any expenses that you may incur during the application and training process will be your sole responsibility.
  • All COVID guidelines for social distancing and safety will be followed for the in-person training.
  • This is a union and non-union audition.

SECOND ROUND SELECTION

If you are not based in the Southern California area, we still encourage you to apply. Second round of selection for national trainers will begin in January 2021.