Dance Audition

14th & 15th of May 2022
at the Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg

Official Call-Out HERE.

As part of their 2022-2023 season, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg are commissioning an evening of two works including the revival of the piece « Seasons », by choreographer Jean-Guillaume Weis and the next group creation, «Florescence in Decay », by choreographer Elisabeth Schilling.

Jean-Guillaume Weis – Seasons

Seasons is a choreographic interpretation of the musical composition The four seasons by composer Max Richter (recomposition of Antonio Vivaldi). «Seasons » premiered in September 2019 at the Grand Théâtre in Luxembourg in coproduction with Spellbound Contemporary Ballet.

We are looking for dancers with strong ballet and contemporary techniques. Partnering competence is required (lifting, partnering in duo & group) and skills in tutting are welcome.
Availability for the following period is required:

Rehearsals: November/December 2022 & February-March 2023 in Luxembourg (exact dates to be confirmed)
Performances: 23, 24 & 25 March 2023
More dates for international touring in 2023 / 24 to be confirmed

Elisabeth Schilling – Florescence in Decay

We are looking for dancers who have a solid ballet and contemporary base, as well as improvisation skills and a diversity of movement textures and qualities. A strong stage presence and the ability to work within a team is vital. Ideally dancers should have strong musicality and an interest in contemporary classical music. Applications from dancers with unique movement qualities and of all ages, body types, gender identities and ethnicities are welcome.

Availability for the following period is required:
Rehearsals: 23 January – 22 March 2023 in Luxembourg Performances: 23, 24 & 25 March 2023
More dates for international touring in 2023 / 24 to be confirmed

Choreographic assistant: Brian Ca


To apply please send an e-mail to, including CV (maximum 2 pages), 1 portrait, 2 dance photos, and 1 video limited to 3 minutes.
Application deadline: 5th of May 2022

Applicants have the choice to apply for either one or both projects. The schedule will allow dancers to participate in both pieces.

Due to limited places, the audition will be held by invitation only. There is no audition fee. Please note that travel expenses will not be covered for the audition.

Audition schedule & location:

Saturday 14th of May:
10:00-11:00 Warm-up / 11:30 Workshop Jean-Guillaume Weis / 15:00 Workshop Elisabeth Schilling / Around 18:00 Pre-selection

Sunday 15th of May:
10:00-11:00 Warm-up / 11:30 Workshop Elisabeth Schilling / 15:00 Workshop Jean- Guillaume Weis

Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg 1, rond-point Schuman
L-2525 Luxembourg

For more information about Les Théâtres de la Ville, please visit :

For more information about Jean-Guillaume Weis work, please visit:

For more information about Elisabeth Schilling’s work, please check:

Elisabeth is currently in residency at Spam! I Aldes, where she is working towards exending the Ligeti Solo called ‘Mosaikgleiche Augenblicklichkeiten’ from 2019 to a full-length evening solo to premiere in 2023.


Image: Martina Stampf / Tanz *Hotel


During the carnival holidays, the dancer, choreographer Elisabeth Schilling is once again working for the Fondation EME. Under the name “Bunt”, the dancer leads workshops for children in the child psychiatry department of the Kannerklinik of the Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg. These workshops combine dance, visual arts and music.

In the various workshops, Elisabeth Schilling sets a wide variety of creative tasks. Sometimes based on various musical examples, sometimes based on representations of the visual arts, improvisational tasks and also

and creativity, movement ideas and short dances are developed. Special attention will be paid to movement textures, dynamics and movement qualities. Associations with music, dance and

Associations with music, dance and visual material will be awakened, discussed in the group and translated into dance. Conversely, drawings and small texts will be developed from dances and movements will be assigned to sound examples.

In this way, the children learn about the interdisciplinarity of art forms in a playful way. A positive and empathetic approach will encourage the discovery and development of each child’s full potential. Ultimately, the workshop invites children to expand and foster their self-awareness in interaction with others to create a unique creative experience together.

Initiated and supported by Fondation EME.