COMPANY MEMBER AUDITION INFORMATION
CALL (253) 778-6534 YEAR ROUND FOR AN APPOINTMENT & APPLICATION
Next audition for Jr Dance Ensemble Members ages 9-17 (8:50 am) and Company Members or Guest Artists (12 noon) September 15, 2018 at 2811 Bridgeport Way West, #24, University Place, WA 98466
AUDITIONS ARE GENERALLY HELD ON AN ONGOING BASIS –TWICE A YEAR FOR JUNIOR AND ADVANCED JUNIOR DANCE ENSEMBLE MEMBERS.
COMPANY MEMBERS CAN ALSO AUDITION YEAR ROUND BY APPOINTMENT
FOR UPCOMING COMMUNITY PERFORMANCES
GUEST PERFORMERS, FOR NUTCRACKER, HOLIDAY & SPRING CONCERTS
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Regional Performing Company (Teens/Adults ages 15-35)
The audition requires advanced completion of a performing company member application and consists of participation in an intermediate-advanced-level ballet class. After the class a prepared variation or solo is required. All dancers should have a strong double pirouette and be able to perform adagio combinations at or above the 90 degree level as well as petite and grande allegro combinations. Girls are asked to wear pink tights, black leotards and pointe shoes, and to arrive ready to do a Pointe barre and center with their hair secured up; they should also bring soft ballet and/or jazz shoes. Leg warmers, extra shorts, jewelry, and skirts are not permitted in the audition class. Boys should wear black tights and a white leotard or T-shirt. White shoes and socks are preferred. Active Professional Company Members–Not including Apprentice Members–who are available to perform and are in compliance with company contracts will be provided with a modest artists fee/stipend and other company benefits. All dancers should have previous performing experience. There may be some exceptions to the age rule if dancers are strong enough and attend daily classes.
Junior Dance Ensemble (Youth ages 9-17)
The audition requires advanced completion of a Junior Dance Ensemble performing member application and consists of participation in an Intermediate-level youth ballet class. No prepared variation or solo is required. Girls are asked to wear pink tights and ballet shoes, a black leotard, waistband, and to arrive with their hair secured up; they should bring pointe shoes if they are dancing on pointe. Leg warmers, extra shorts, jewelry, and skirts are not permitted in the audition class. Boys should wear black tights and a white leotard or T-shirt. White shoes and socks are preferred. Please pick up your applications as soon as possible. Be prepared and arrive early.