AUDITION

AUDITION FORM

To be considered for the full-time (September to June) Professional Training Program, students are encouraged to audition through the two-phase process, which begins with entrance into the Summer Dance ‘Professional Training Program’ (PTP), and assessment during the 3-week July Intensive.  Open Training Program (OTP) students may be considered for invitation into the full-time Fall training program, based on ability exhibited.

AUDITION
(Exceptions can apply; please contact QBSC for more information)

Stage One …   Audition and acceptance into the Summer Dance Intensive (SDI) professional training program
Stage Two …  Attend Summer Dance Intensive – students will be monitored and accepted based on ability

 

AGE & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Students must have a minimum of 2 years of training in ballet technique, and actively studying dance. For students 15 years and older, experience in pointe work is an asset.

 

REGISTRATION
All students must pre-register online prior to auditioning at a Tour location.  Payment is required at time of registration.  A photo of your student in a tendue à la second with arms in second position must accompany the registration form. Video and DVD submissions require a completed registration with photo.

 

AUDITION FEE
A non-refundable $50 Audition Fee is due at time of registration for Audition Tour locations, and with any online or DVD audition submission.  All fees are payable by cash, cheque, VISA or Mastercard, and must be paid in advance.  There is a 2.5% surcharge for credit card payments.

 

DRESS CODE
Girls:  Dark coloured leotard / pink tights / soft ballet shoes / hair bun or pinned close to head
* Students with pointe experience – bring pointe shoes
Boys:  Black tights or shorts / white t-shirt / socks / soft ballet shoes

AUDITION TOUR LOCATION
Students must pre-register online for Audition Tour locations using Audition Form
Participants should arrive 30 minutes prior to Audition time to finalize registration details.
Contact Us for more information

 

ONLINE VIDEO via Vimeo or U-Tube
Watch the user-friendly Online Tutorial below which takes students through the steps of posting a secure video. The deadline for receiving online auditions is June 1, 2017.

 

DVD SUBMISSION mailed to QBSC
The deadline for receiving DVD auditions is June 1, 2017.

 

DVD AND ONLINE SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Barre Work (10 minutes maximum)

*MUST REPRESENT BOTH RIGHT AND LEFT SIDES

Plies

Tenus (both legs)

Rond-de-jambe à terre

Developpé

Grands battements

 

Centre Work (10 minutes maximum)

Tendus

Pirouette en dehors

Pirouette en dedant

Adage

Small allegro (1)

Moving grande allegro (1)

Batterie step (1)

* submit Pointe work if applicable

 

Stretching (3 minutes maximum)

Splits (all 3)

Frog (front and back)

Sitting: legs extended front (feet pointed and flexed/torso upright/forward bent)

 

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE

SDI:  PTP or OTP email notification within a few weeks after an audition has been reviewed.

Full-Time PTP:  Decisions and notifications are made during the final week of SDI.