Auditions

Registrations forms for auditions must be submitted online. The form can be found on the drop down list under the Audition tab.

A photo of your student in a tendue à la second with arms in second position must accompany the registration form. Audition fee must also be paid upon registration.

AUDITION FEE $50  For payment please contact info@quinteballetschool.com

 

The audition process for the full time Professional Training Program involves two stages:

Stage One – Audition for the Summer Dance Intensive (SDI)

Attend an audition in the city nearest you, submit a DVD or video online.

Online Auditions can take place at any time up until the June 1, 2017 deadline. Students need to simply Contact Us and you will be given access to the user-friendly Online Tutorial which takes students through the steps of posting a secure video of yourself doing prescribed dance exercises.

Audition DVDs can also be submitted at any time up until the June 1, 2017 deadline. Please see DVD requirements for instruction and requirements for submission.

Stage Two – Attend Summer Dance Intensive

The second phase of the Audition process takes place at the Quinte Ballet School of Canada during the month of July. The Professional Training Program is a three-week dance training period in which auditioning students are considered for acceptance to the full-time Professional Training Program starting in September following the SDI.

What are the Audition fees?

  • $50.00 CDN if attending an audition class
  • $50.00 CDN if auditioning online or if submitting a DVD

If attending an audition class, Contact Us to pre-pay the fee. The fee for the online and DVD auditions must accompany the submission. All fees are payable by cash, cheque, VISA or Mastercard, and must be paid in advance.

When Will I Find Out the Outcome of the Audition?

Within a few weeks after the audition tour, your parent(s) will receive an email from QBSC confirming if you have been accepted into the Summer Dance Professional Intensive Program.

During the SDI, you will be notified if you are accepted into the full time Professional Training Program starting in September following the SDI.

FOR DVD SUBMISSIONS PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING :

BARRE WORK (10 minutes maximum)

Plies

Tendus

Rond-de-jambe à terre

Grands battements

Developpe

Porte-de-bras

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 (both front and back)

Sitting – legs extended front (feet pointed and flexed, torso upright and forward bend)

For any further assistance with DVD submissions, please contact info@quinteballetschool.com. 

FAQS

What are the requirements to Audition?

Students must be presently studying dance with a minimum of 2 years of training in ballet technique (even if another style of dance is their speciality). For students 15 years and older, experience in pointe work is an asset.

What should I wear to an Audition?

Girls should wear a dark coloured leotard, pink tights, soft ballet shoes and have their hair arranged in a bun or pinned close to the head. Students with pointe experience should bring their pointe shoes to the audition. Boys should wear black tights or shorts, a white t-shirt, socks and soft ballet shoes.

How do I register for an Audition?

A student must pre-register for an audition. You may register online using the Audition Registration Form. If you require more information, contact the School at 1-866-962-9274 extension 21 or via email at info@quinteballetschool.com. Participants should arrive 30 minutes prior to the time of the audition to finalise registration details.

How long after my audition will I find out if I am accepted for the Summer Dance program?

Your parent(s) will receive an email typically 1 to 3 weeks after your audition for the School confirming if you have been accepted into the Summer Dance Professional Intensive Program. During the last week of the Summer Dance Professional Intensive Program you will be notified if you are accepted into the full time Professional Training Program starting in September and running throughout the School year.

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