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Company Auditions

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Parent meeting at 10am at the studio

Please let us know if you will not be able to make it but are still interested in receiving information

 

Friday and Saturday, June 7-8

What to bring:

Ballet attire plus layers/shoes/shocks to put on potentially for contemporary, jazz, or hip hop.

Please have your hair pulled back neatly in a bun.

Water bottle, small snack

Rise Auditions

Saturday, June 8  9:00-11:00am

Ages 8-10

Ascend Auditions 

Friday, June 7  4:00-6:30pm

Ages 10-13

Surge Auditions

Saturday, June 8  12:00-2:30pm

Ages 13-18 (or by teacher recommendation)

Dancers are invited to attend as many auditions as they are eligible for. See requirements below to determine eligibility, or ask a teacher for clarification. 

$15 audition fee (one fee for multiple auditions)

Company Requirements

RISE - To be a candidate for participation in the Rise company, dancers must meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • Be a registered student at the time of auditions.

  • Be enrolled in ballet, jazz and company class for the duration of the season. Additional elective classes are optional.

  • Be at least 8 years of age at the time of auditions

ASCEND - To be a candidate for participation in the Ascend company, dancers must meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • Be a registered student at the time of auditions

  • Be enrolled in ballet 3 or higher, jazz and company class, plus at least 1 elective, for the duration of the season.

  • Be at least 10 years of age at the time of auditions

SURGE - To be a candidate for participation in the Surge company, dancers must meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • Be a registered student at the time of auditions

  • Be enrolled in ballet 5 (2 days) or higher, jazz and company class, plus at least 1 elective, for the duration of the season.

  • Be at least 13 years of age at the time of auditions (or have teacher recommendation)

To be accepted as a member of a company, dancers and their families must sign an agreement that includes:

  • Commitment dates and responsibilities

  • Adherence to our absence policy regarding rehearsals and technique classes (see below)

  • Performance and event participation requirements

  • Tuition and fee specifications 

AGREEMENT WITH POLICIES AND ELIGIBILITY TO AUDITION DOES NOT GUARANTEE PARTICIPATION IN A COMPANY

Absence Policy

The following will be grounds for removal from a dance routine or in some cases

suspension from the company: 

  • More than 3 absences from rehearsal (even if they are excused). ALL absences must be addressed as soon as possible to be considered excused.

  • More than 5 excused absences from any 1 technique class 

  • More than 2 unexcused absences from any 1 technique class 

  • 1 unexcused absence from rehearsal

This policy extends from the first to the last day of company rehearsals/performances.

 

Exceptions will only be made under extreme circumstances and addressed on a case by case basis (not to include family vacations or school events, even ones that were planned in advanced).

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