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BAC COMPANY AUDITIONS

AUGUST 2 & 5

We are looking for strong technical, hard working, positive dancers for our Encore and Senior Companies .   

Ideal candidates are motivated, committed, talented and passionate about dance and performance! 

Students should have significant trainig in Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Technique. 

Before you sign up to AUDITION

READ THE INFO BELOW CAREFULLY



COMPANY CLASS SCHEDULE
Please see the Class schedule below to make sure You Can attend company classes should you make the team. 

  • COMPANY DANCE: BALLET / TAP / JAZZ Mondays 7:00-9:00

  • TECHNIQUE: POINTE or BARRE Wednesday 6:00-6:45

  • TECHNIQUE: LEAPS/ TURNS/ CONDITIONING: Wednesday 6:45-7:45

  • COMPANY THEATER OPTIONS Mondays 5:30-7:00 (Choose 1 of the Options Below)

    • DANCE ONLY - Does not attend Theater class (Performs the 2-3 Company Dance Numbers in recital)

    • ENSEMBLE - Attends Theater class to be included in all musical theater numbers (Like “Be Prepared” “Story of my Life” Etc) but prefers a non-speaking part. (Perform in the group musical numbers /scenes, Finale, and all company dances)

    • THEATER - Attends theater class and wishes to audition for a speaking part or vocal solo in the recital (Performs in group musical theater numbers, finale and company dances)


AUDITION INFORMATION  

COST: $25 AUDITION FEE (due Upon arrival Aug 2)

(Waived for Students Registered for the 2019-20 Season By Aug 1) 

REQUIREMENTS TO AUDITION: Current Training in Ballet, Tap, Jazz & Technique

  • Turns: Double Pirouette Right, Chaines, Fouettes

  • Right / left split (square hips)

  • Right/Left heel Stretch (hips aligned / proper hold)

  • Clean grande Jete

  • Technique: Alignment, turn out, clean placement of arms, legs, feet

  • Showmanship: energy & expression

  • Attitude, class behavior, dress code, attendance from last season is evaluated

DATES: AUGUST 2 & 5 (MUST ATTEND BOTH DAYS)

SIGN UP: please sign up to audition HERE so we can plan on who is coming

BRING:

WEAR: Black Leotard, Tan Tights, Hair Up, No Jewelry, Dance Shoes (Jazz, Tap, ballet/pointe), Black dance shorts (optional)


AUDITIONS - PART 1  CHOREOGRAPHY DAY

Friday August 2  @  5:00-7:00  
Students will learn a short TAP, JAZZ & BALLET combination

Students with at least 1 full season of pointe (25+ classes) may choose to perform the Ballet piece en pointe)

** NOTE - NO PRIVATE LESSONS ALLOWED AUG 2-5 **


AUDITIONS - PART 2  EVALUATION DAY
Monday August 5 @ 5:00-7:30
 

Students may not be needed this entire time - My call for rides as dismissed

Students will perform and be scored on the 3 Pieces of Choreography learned Friday

Students will also Be Evaluated on a list of Technical Skills

SCORING

To see What Skills will be scored and how scores are calculated please see this Sample Rubric 

 Keep in mind the audition is just one part of the process. Instructors also consider the students overall Class behavior, attitude, work ethic, technical progress, Abidance of dress code, Class attendance, as witnessed during the season/sessions leading up to the audition. Since this is PERFORMANCE COMPANY we also keep track of Participation in community Performances (parade, Holiday Shows, Festivals, etc) Through out the year as this is an important part of being in the company.