AUDITION: Afromoda Dance Theater seeks African/Modern dancers


Afromoda Dance Theater seeks African/Modern dancers

Month of May

Joy of Motion Dance Center, Atlas
1333 H Street N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20020

Afromoda Dance Theater seeks African/Modern dancers for the 2014 season!


Join Afromoda Dance Theater’s company members, and move to the invigorating rhythm of live drums while learning repertoire from AMDT’s unique collection of Afro-Modern choreography. AMDT offers a highly dynamic and physically engaging movement vocabulary while encouraging the passion and expression of the spirit within. The rhythms and intricate patterns of West African technique are molded with the dynamic shape and flow of Modern and Ballet.

We are looking for dancers with experience in African and Modern styles, but we welcome all dancers who are interested in training and performing in the Washington, D.C. area. Please submit a headshot and resume, and the Artistic Directors will contact you for an interview: dwajidali.

Rehearsals are every Saturday 4:00-7:00pm at Joy of Motion Dance Center, Atlas. Rehearsals are unpaid, but performance stipends are available.

Afromoda Dance Theater is a non-profit dance theater company based in the Washington-Metropolitan area. Led by Artistic Director Victor Bah and choreographed by Darlisa Wajid-Ali, Afromoda Dance Theater is committed to creating compelling movement inspired by the intricate rhythms and physical virtuoso of West African, Modern, Jazz and Ballet techniques. AMDT has performed for the 2014 Services to Justice Conference, 2013 H Street Festival, Summer Stock Showcase with Joy of Motion Dance Center and the International Association for Blacks in Dance Conference at Dance Place. The company has shared its work for annual Kwanzaa celebrations in the community, as well as premiered “War and Pieces,” and “Fragments: Pieces of a Colorful Soul” at Harmony Hall. AMDT will mark its fifth year with the premiere of “Home,” an evening length piece that depicts the story of residents living in a changing city, at the Jack Guidone Theater, August 2nd, 2014.

Please visit to learn more about the company.

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