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Visceral Dance is in search of versatile and diverse applicants of all genders who possess a strong ballet and contemporary background. 

Visceral Dance is a national and internationally recognized driving force in contemporary dance, that is dedicated to providing a diverse, and inclusive environment where your artistic voice matters. Visceral is a platform for collaborative processes with both emerging and world-renowned choreographers, as well as choreographic works by Founder/Artistic Director, Nick Pupillo. Through the exploration of raw and human qualities, we create work that is meaningful, powerful, and that confronts and connects us in a transformative way.


Contracts for immediate hire and 2024 - 2025 season 

Submissions to attend our Chicago and New York auditions are now closed. 

Accepting video audition submissions on a rolling basis, video submissions will be reviewed upon completion of the LIVE audition process.




Video (Vimeo or Youtube link required)

Must include in-studio ballet center work and contemporary improvisation.


Videos should display your versatility and give insight to who you are as an artist.


Additional footage may include contemporary solo/performance material.


Applicants for company positions must be currently eligible to work in the United States of America

For inquires, contact Caitlin Cucchiara at 


Competitive salary based on professional experience.

Immediate Hire Contract - Jan 15, 2024 - June 30, 2024

2024-2025 Season Contract - 36 Contracted weeks, August - June with Winter Break

Benefits include extensive performance opportunities, sponsored gym membership, and weekly physical therapy treatments.



Position unpaid aside from performances.

36 Contracted weeks August - June with Winter Break

Benefits includes training and rehearsing alongside company dancers, performance opportunities, sponsored gym membership, and weekly physical therapy treatments.


Tuition-based program designed for selected dancers with distinct ability and individuality. 

Program includes collaboration, process, mentorship, guest speakers and performance of new creations by leading local, national and international choreographers. Trainees will further their professional development through a rigorous class and rehearsal schedule. Train with notable faculty, including former and current Visceral company members and work directly with the company.

Visceral Dance Chicago is an equal opportunity employer.

Visceral Dance Chicago is a non-profit organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, relgious creed, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, ethnicity, or national origin.

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