Audition 2021/22 Season

Roisin Whelan Dance are looking for Irish based dancers for the upcoming 2021 AND 2022 SEASON.

Due to the pandemic, the audition will be held online via zoom (invitation only).

Strong contemporary technique, floor work and performance skills, classical dance skills not essential but desired. Dancers from all backgrounds are welcome to apply. Must be based in Ireland.

Please state availability for November 15th to 28th 2021. Should you be unavailable this will not affect your ability to work with us in 2022, although we do have a role that we are hiring for in November specifically.

How to apply: please send your CV, Headshot and a YouTube/Vimeo link of you dancing (1 link of Max 3mins) with RWD AUDITION 2021 in the subject link to

Deadline for applications: 30th May 2021 - 17:00
Zoom Audition Recall for selected candidates: 6th June 2021

All applicants will be contacted regardless of the outcome by the 31st May at 7pm.

We welcome dancers from all ethnicities and cultural backgrounds.

We cannot cover costs of the audition.

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Business To Arts Award
Bank Of Ireland Begin Together Award

Bank of Ireland Begin Together Award in association with Business to Arts have supported the creation of our new work 'Man Down'.

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Arts Council Funding

Professional Development Award Recipient 2021

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Arts Council Dance Funding

Arts Council of Ireland Dance Bursary Funding 2020 & 2021


Ballet Ireland Emerging Choreographer Award

Roisin will be working with Ballet Ireland over the next year creating work on the company dancers through research periods

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Activate Residency Award Backstage Theatre Longford

Roisin will be spending two weeks in residency alongside dancer Joshua Scott in the creation of a new work.

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Hatch Emerging Artist Award

Roisin is delighted to have been named 2020 Dance Ireland's Emerging Artist Award.

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Individual Artist Grant

Individual Artist Grant 2020 and 2021, Roisin will be using this funding to work on new works through 2020 and 2021.

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Springforward Bursary Award

This wonderful award will allow Roisin to work alongside Kerry Nicholls as a creative mentor in 2021 and her creative piece to start creating her new work online through lockdown.

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Dance Ireland National Residency Award

In 2020 and 2021, Roisin will be in residence at Dance Ireland working on her new creative work.

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Shawbrook Dance Residency Award

Taking over the forest at Shawbrook, Roisin will be working with company dancer Matilda Maginnis on her new work.