Audition Location
The Center for Contemporary Dance
3580 Aloma Ave #7
Winter Park, FL 32792
407-695-8366
Upcoming Auditions

Saturday, March 18

Pre-Professional Summer Dance Intensive:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Pre-Professional Day/Evening Programs – Fall 2017:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 15

Pre-Professional Summer Dance Intensive:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Pre-Professional Day/Evening Programs – Fall 2017:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Pre-Professional Day/Evening Programs – Fall 2017:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Pre-Professional Summer Dance Intensive (final date):  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Competitive Dance Team – Fall 2017:  12:30-2:00 p.m.

Audition Description

Pre-Professional Summer Dance Intensive (June 5-August 4):  The Pre-Professional Dance Intensive is strategically designed to advance the artistic and technical skills of intermediate, advanced and pre-professional dancers ages 10+ with at least 5 consecutive years of training in ballet and modern dance.  Students must attend all weeks of the Intensive.  Visiting students must attend or digitally submit a placement audition by May 1, 2017.  Call (407) 695-8366 to schedule an audition.  Digital auditions consist of submitting DVD work samples that demonstrate the candidate’s skills in classical ballet and modern dance. Please see the Digital Audition Form on page 11 of the Pre-Professional Summer Intensive Registration Handbook for complete instructions.    In-person auditions for dancers include both an intermediate/advanced classical ballet and modern dance component.  To request an audition outside of regularly-scheduled audition dates, please call (407) 695-8366 or email info@thecenterfordance.org.  Digital auditions for dancers consist of submitting DVD work samples that demonstrate the candidate’s skills in classical ballet and modern dance. Please see the Digital Audition Form on page 11 of the Pre-Professional Summer Intensive Registration Handbook for complete instructions.  All audition candidates will be notified of placement via email within three weeks of the audition.

Audition Attire:  Ladies – Black leotard, pink convertible tights, pink ballet slippers; hair must be worn in a tight bun or braids; Gentlemen – White leotard/t-shirt, black tights or bike shorts, black ballet slippers.

Audition Fee:  $25, due upon arrival at the audition.

Learn more about the program here.

 

Pre-Professional Program (Fall 2017):  The Pre-Professional Program prepares intermediate/advanced students ages 10-18 for a successful career in the Dance Arts or Musical Theatre Arts.  Acceptance to the Program is by audition. Students may enter the program in August and January.  Resumés and headshots are required for all auditions.   In-person auditions for dancers include both an intermediate/advanced classical ballet and modern dance component; the presentation of one ballet or contemporary solo work (3-minutes or less) is also required.  In-person auditions for musical theatre candidates consist of three parts:  1.) a jazz dance component; 2.) the presentation of 2 ninety-second monologues (one dramatic, one comedic); and 3.) singing 2 musical selections (one ballad, one up-tempo) from a published musical.  To request an audition outside of regularly-scheduled audition dates, please call (407) 695-8366 or email info@thecenterfordance.org.  Digital auditions for dancers consist of submitting DVD work samples that demonstrate the candidate’s skills in classical ballet and modern dance.  Click here to download the Digital Audition Form for complete instructions on applying digitally. All audition candidates will be notified of placement via email within three weeks of the audition.

Audition Attire:  Ladies – Black leotard, pink convertible tights, pink ballet slippers; hair must be worn in a tight bun or braids; Gentlemen – White leotard/t-shirt, black tights or bike shorts, black ballet slippers.

Audition Fee:  $25, due upon arrival at the audition.

Learn more about the program here.

 

Competitive Dance Team (Fall 2017):  The Competitive Dance Team is open to dancers of all levels ages 4-17 and maintains a focus on the core values of teamwork, technical excellence and artistic development. Exceptional students often emerge from the Team and go on to enter the organization’s Pre-Professional Program. Acceptance to the Team is by audition.  Team efforts are concentrated on participation in local events and leveraged as educational opportunities to foster skills in learning/executing choreography, performing like a professional and working as a team. Each season, the Team typically competes at three to five local/regional competitions and one national competition; two or more optional competitions are also available. In addition, the Team represents the School’s exceptional standards by performing at numerous community, corporate and private events throughout the year, including the presentation of featured works in the School’s winter and spring concerts. In-person auditions for dancers include both a classical ballet and jazz dance component. To request an audition outside of regularly-scheduled audition dates, please call (407) 695-8366 or email info@thecenterfordance.org.  All audition candidates will be notified of placement via email within three weeks of the audition.

Audition Attire:  Ladies – Black leotard, pink convertible tights, pink ballet slippers and tan or black jazz shoes; hair must be worn in a tight bun or braids; Gentlemen – White leotard/t-shirt, black tights or bike shorts, black ballet slippers and tan or black jazz shoes.

Audition Fee:  $25, due upon arrival at the audition.

Requirements

Pre-Professional Summer Dance Intensive:  In order to gain entry into the Pre-Professional Summer Dance Intensive, students must have a minimum of 5 years of consistent training in Classical Ballet and Modern dance.

Learn more about the program here.

 

Pre-Professional Program:  In order to gain entry into the Pre-Professional Dance Program, students must have a minimum of 3 years of consistent training in Classical Ballet and Modern dance.  To enter the Pre-Professional Musical Theatre Program, students must have a minimum of 3 years of consistent training in Ballet, Jazz and/or Tap, and at least 1 year of training in acting and voice. To maintain good standing in the Program, students must adhere to all Program requirements, including consistent attendance, demonstrable technical/artistic growth and at least a ‘B’ average in their academic studies. Pre-Professionals receive evaluations twice each semester to determine success in each of these areas.

Learn more about the program here.

 

Competitive Team:  The Competitive Dance Team is open to students of all levels, ages 4-17.  Students accepted to the Team are required to attend no less than 6 weekly hours of recommended classes, plus weekly rehearsals at The Center for Contemporary Dance.  Students are placed into dance routines based upon their current level of experience and performance quality.  To maintain good standing on the Team, students must adhere to all Team requirements, including consistent attendance, demonstrable technical/artistic growth and at least a ‘B’ average in their academic studies.

 

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