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Auditions 2017

ImPulsTanz with its 3000 Workshop & Research students, offers a perfect forum for companies and schools to find new artists. The students can combine their further education activities with a job or education perspective. If you are interested in holding an audition in the frame of the festival 2016 and benefiting from this platform, please contact us at

We offer:
• international announcement of the audition (print and online)
• preparation / handling / hosting of the audition
• large studio space with sound system (and also piano if needed)
• class teacher/accompanist at hand if needed

Auditions 2016


Audition 2017

  • Ivo Dimchev: 22 July, 2017
  • Jan Fabre / Troubleyn: 23 July 2017
  • Akos Hargitay / Company TWO IN ONE: 23 July 2017
  • ORF III: 05 August 2017
  • Masterseriez: 06 August 2017
  • VRUM Performing Arts Collective: 07- 09 August 2017
  • Alexander Gottfarb/Kunstverein Archipelago: 24 - 25 August 2017

Ivo Dimchev
is looking for 4 professional dancers for the premiere of the music album "Sculptures" on 13th of August at Volkstheater in Vienna. Dancers are from Vienna or aroundare preferred, but exceptions are possible. Improvisational skills are a must, Singing ability is a plus.
When: Saturday, 22 July 2017, 11:00
Where: Volksoper Rehearsal Stage, Severingasse 7, 1090 Vienna
Application: send your CV to or just bring it to the audition. There is no pre-selection.
Rehearsal Period: 23 July until 13 August, full day!
Performance on 13 August at Volkstheater!


Sunday, 23 July 2017, 13:00
Where: Volksoper Rehearsal Stage, Severingasse 7, 1090 Vienna
Who: Male / Female: actors and dancers. Age: between 22 and 32
No restriction, types or personalities.
For a new dance and theatre project.
Application: just show up at the studio at 13:00, bring your CV and photos


The Akos Hargitay / COMPANY TWO IN ONE (Vienna) is looking for their new creation of 2018 titled “When you fall I always be there: ground” a female/male dancer and/or circus (floor) acrobats with strong acrobatic experience who is highly physical, versatile and willing to work in a collaborative manner. Strong contemporary and partnering/contact and improvisation technique required.
The COMPANY is also looking for a female/male break dancer with high level of acrobatic and power moves skills, very welcome as well us freerunners and/or trickers with fluid acrobatic skills who is highly physical, versatile and willing to work in a collaborative manner.

Dancers/circus acrobats/free runners/trickers who are living in Vienna/Austria or interested dancers who are presented at ImPulsTanz Vienna 2017, are encouraged to take Akos Hargitay’s workshop in Week2. Dancers/performers from all ethnic backgrounds encouraged to submit
Where: danceARTS, Rennweg 79/81, 1030 Vienna, ImPulsTanz Vienna
When: Initial audition is taking place on Sunday 23rd July, 2017 from 17:00 to 19:00,  with call-backs/research-workshop in approx. mid-January 2018.

The project: Expected length of run is three months (in parts, last period 4 weeks in a row) including the research-rehearsal period and the performances. The Project running with rehearsals beginning approx May, 2018 / location in Vienna.
Supported by the city of Vienna art council, collaborative partner is ImPulsTanz
Deadline for applications: Sunday, 23 July 2017
To apply, please send a photo, biography and showreel directly to by 2pm on Sunday, 23 July.
For further information, please visit:


ORF III is looking for the best moves for bumpers!
Dancers of all ages, styles, genders and levels are invited to the casting on 05 August, as of 18:00 at Arsenal (right before or durign the dance contest Rhythm is a Dancer). ORF III (Austrian television) is looking for passionate dancers for bumpers which will be screened as of autumn on Austrian TV. A jury will select the most convicing dancers, the shoot will take place mid-August. No registration needed!


AUDTION Masterseriez
The Urban Dance Styles Training Programme of the Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz is holing an audition for the academic year of 2018 on 06 August in the frame of ImPulsTanz & urbanative at the Arsenal Workshop Centre. The two-year-long training programme is addressed to dancers and teachers interested in expanding and deepening their urban dance knowledge and skills. The focus of the training programme is on conveying solid basics of the styles Locking, Popping, House, HipHop Freestyle and Breaking as well as on exploring methodic and didactic concepts for efficient and constructive teaching structures. In addition the training programme offers dance history, organisation and planning of events, internships, excursions, anatomy and functional movement studies. The training programme is a part-time education, taking place on weekends and holidays and offers a Diploma of the Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz at the end.
Place of the training programme | Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz (Austria)
start of the training programme | February 2018
duration of the training programme | 4 semesters
type of training | part-time
minimum age | 16 years
costs | 800 euro / semester
hours | 60 ECTS

running order of the audition/entrance examination
10:00 - 10:25 application
10:30 - 11:20 Floorwork with Johannes Randolf
11:30 - 12:20 Urban Dance with Niels „Storm“ Robitzky
12:30 - 13:20 Markus Eggensperger
starting at 14:00 one-on-one interviews with participants (feedback)

Free admission. Travel and accomodation costs are to be taken care of by the participants - no reimbursement.
Place of audition: Arsenal, Objeckt 19, 1030 Wien
Application deadline: 05. August 2017


VRUM Performing Arts Collective is searching for the production "Tiger Lilies" (10+), in coproduction with Dschungel Wien , theater house for young audiences, 5 dancers between 8 and 75 years old:
A dancer aged between 8 and 12 years
A dancer aged between 14 and 18 years
A dancer aged between 20 and 30 years
A dancer aged between 40 and 50 years
A dancer from the age of sixty

Director and choreography: Sanja Frühwald
Co-director: Till Frühwald

We are looking for a girl and a teenager with interest in contemporary dance (present training is an advantage), as well as professional contemporary dancers.
Since VRUM's work is characterized by the combination of different kinds of varieties, participants must be open to improvisation, partnering, language and personal commitment.

Premiere 01.03.2018 in Dschungel Wien.
Rehearsal periods: 2 weeks in December, 3 January to 28 February 2018
Further performance dates March, April 2018 + Option of prolongation
During the rehearsal time, the students' timetables are taken into consideration.
A requirement for the participation in the production "tiger lilies" is a base, or living possibility in Vienna, since we, unfortunately, cannot provide accommodation or take over the costs.

When: The audition will take place during a three-day workshop on 7th, 8th, 9th August, between 13:00-17:00. Participation on all three days is required.
Where: Stage I, Dschungel Wien, Museumsquartier, Museumsplatz 1, Vienna

To register, please send an e-mail with name, age, photo, dance experience or CV to
You can find more information about the company here:
We are looking forward to receive your application!


Alexander Gottfarb/Kunstverein Archipelago is searching for dancers living in Vienna, Austria for the new creation Negotiations taking place in 2018. Negotiations will be a long-durational, score-based dance performance, where the dancers will engage physically several hours a day in the performance venue.

The engagement stretches between 3 to 6 months during 2018.
Each month of engagement is to be considered full time.
Dancers below 25 years of age, with professional education or dancers older than 45 years of age with more than 10 years work experience are kindly asked to send their summarized CV, of no more than one A4 page, in doc or pdf format to:

The applications are to be handed in until 10th of August 2017.
Selected applicants will be invited to a workshop/audition, taking place in Vienna between 24-25 of August 2017.

Reference of previous works:

The work is physically demanding and requires a high degree of dedication and motivation.


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