OPEN CALL for Dancers / Madeline Hollander, Helsinki



Call for Dancers to participate in performance at contemporary art gallery led by American Choreographer and Artist, Madeline Hollander.

Zodiak, in collaboration with the gallery Helsinki Contemporary, and the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York, are jointly calling for applications for dancers to participate in a gallery performance in conjunction with Future Delay, a group exhibition curated by American curator Amanda Schmitt.

The call is open until May 10, 2019.

Hollander seeks three to four dancers who are available for selected dates between June 2 through July 7, 2019, to participate in a performance commissioned specially for a contemporary art exhibition in Helsinki. Final dates and hours are to be determined during the interview process, however applicants should anticipate to be available between 12-20 days during the aforementioned dates, for performances between 1-4 hours (approximately 30-40 working hours). Applicants must be also available for weekend performances (Saturdays and Sundays).

This is a paid position funded by the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York through its MOBIUS Fellowship Program.

Dancers of all backgrounds are invited to apply by sending in a CV, at least one link to a video reel or dancing samples. As Hollander is based between New York City and Los Angeles, auditions will be held remotely.

Send your application to by May 10, 2019.


Madeline Hollander is a New York based artist and choreographer who explores how human movement and body-language negotiate their limits within everyday systems of technology, intellectual property law, and pop-culture.

Hollander has exhibited works at The Artist Institute, NY; JOAN, Los Angeles, CA; Serpentine Gallery, London, UK; The Park Avenue Armory, NY, NY; Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany; Bosse & Baum Gallery, London, UK; Galeria Zmud, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Beach Sessions 2017, Rockaway Beach, NY; Socrates Sculpture Park, NY; Bortolami, NY; Off Vendome, NY; Signal, NY; Movement Research at the Judson Church, NY; Untitled Art Fair, Miami, FL; Luxembourg & Dayan Gallery, NY; the Sculpture Center, NY; Jack Hanley Gallery, NY; Tina Kim Gallery, NY; The Kitchen, NY; Torrance Shipman Gallery, NY; and Human Resources, LA.

Hollander has danced professionally with Los Angeles Ballet, CA, and Barcelona Ballet, Spain. Forthcoming projects and exhibitions will be presented at the Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum, New York and The Shed, New York, NY. Hollander recently gained international recognition for her critical role in choreographing the movements of actors in Jordan Peele’s recently-debuted blockbuster hit, Us.

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