Competitive Team Auditions 2013-14 Season

Competitive Team Auditions for the 2013-14 Season are coming up!

When: Saturday, July 20th 2013 OR Tuesday, August 13th
Where: The Dance Works, Studio I
Pre-Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 18th
**Required New Dancer/Parent Meeting: Tuesday, July 16th at 7:00 pm

*the second audition will take place on Tuesday, August 13 for those that are unable to attend our first audition on July 20th. If you are unable to attend please contact the director. Audition Schedule for August 13th will be set once we know how many dancers will audition.

Who Can Attend?

Any dancer that is currently registered for our 2013-2014 dance season that is interested in competitive dance.

Audition Schedule for Saturday, July 20th:

Mini – (Ages 6 – 9 yrs)

Registration – 9:30 am
Auditions – 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Junior – (Ages 10 – 12 yrs)

Registration – 10:45 am
Auditions – 11:15 am – 12:45 pm

Crew – (Ages 9+)

Registration – 1:15 pm
Auditions – 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Teen/Senior – (Ages 13+)

Registration – 2:45 pm
Auditions – 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

How to Pre-Register:

All interested participants should pre-register by emailing Michelle at michelle@thedanceworks.com by Thursday, July 18th. Please specify which date you will be auditioning.

What You Need to Bring/Wear:

Dancers will need to bring a 8 x 10 head shot with a dance resume to the audition. Please wear appropriate dance attire and shoes. If auditioning for Mini, Junior, or Teen/Senior, please bring both ballet and jazz shoes. If auditioning for Crew, appropriate sneakers.

Results:

Dancers that audition on July 20th will be notified by July 25th for team acceptance. Results date for the August audition to come.

New Parent/Student Meeting:

A Parent/Student Competition Team Audition Review Meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 16th at 7:00 pm for dancers who are new to the studio or have not previously participated on our competitive teams. RSVP to the studio either by emailing Michelle at michelle@thedanceworks.com or phone the studio – (512) 248-8323. You must attend this meeting if you are new to the studio or have not participated on our competitive teams in the past.

What To Expect:

Dancers auditioning for Mini/Junior/Teen/Senior should be prepared to audition in ballet and jazz. Crew will warm up and then audition with hip hop. Dancers will be scored according to their abilities in technique, turns, jumps, flexibility, attitude, performance quality, and team spirit. Ages listed are guidelines only. Technical ability can/may precede age in team placement.

Please understand that this is a competitive audition and that some dancers may not be accepted onto the team. Parents please be sure to discuss this with your dancer prior to the audition. We hold our competitive team dancers at a high standard and expect them to perform and audition as such. If you have any concerns regarding this issue, please be sure to call Michelle prior to audition day. The Dance Works wants any auditions to be a positive experience for everyone.

Please don’t hesitate to contact the studio if you have questions.

Michelle Arndt, Director
Jessica Tremblay, Asst. Director

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