SHOCK DANCE COMPANY AUDITIONS 2022-2023

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Shock Dance Center Company Auditions 2022-2023

 If you are interested in taking your dancing to the next level, training with experienced and supportive staff, being a part of a team, and becoming a part of a FAMILY, Shock Dance Center is the Company for YOU! 

 

Audition Google Form: Must fill out prior to auditions! -

 

Please Note: Dancers should audition with their age group for your age AS OF JANUARY 1ST, 2022  unless otherwise advised by SHOCK staff. Remember, company placement IS NOT exclusively determined by age. Skill level, technical achievement/potential, performance ability AND work ethic and class behavior are the crucial elements which determine company placement.

 

All current JUNIOR/PRETEEN COMPANY dancers who are 11 years of age as of the audition date, but will be turning 12 within 2022 are invited to stay for the 12-14 auditions .You must also audition with your age group in order to participate in the 12-15 audition classes. This is NOT required, as you will be placed by ability over age 5. 

 

WHAT TO EXPECT AT AUDITIONS: 

Parents (or dancers) will be required to fill out a short google form prior to auditions, This will indicate the audition classes you will be attending for the day. Dancers must pay ONE $25.00 audition fee (regardless of number of audition classes taken). Current company members, this fee will be added to your dancer portal. New dancers auditioning, Cash is the preferred method of payment, but checks will also be accepted. During ALL company auditions, dancers may be asked to follow a brief warm up. They will then be asked to learn a short piece of choreography in the style of the audition class and perform it in groups! 

 

AUDITION DRESS CODE/ETIQUETTE:

Auditionees should be dressed in form fitting dance attire for jazz, contemporary and tap auditions. Baggy tops/sweats are appropriate for hip-hop auditions only. Dancers should have proper footwear for each style of dance for which they intend to audition. Hair should be pulled back out of the face and tidy. 

Other Audition Etiquette Notes:

*ONLY water will be permitted in the studio.

*Dancers may bring dance bags into the studio with them.

*Dancers should not talk during auditions unless they are directing questions to the instructor.

*When not dancing, dancers may vocally support others while they are performing in groups!

*Dancers should NOT SIT at any point during audition classes unless permission to do so is granted by Staff.

 

A NOTE TO PARENTS:

SHOCK company auditions are closed, meaning parents are not permitted in the studio during auditions. Parents of dancers over the age of 5, you may plan to drop off/pick up your dancer, and refrain from waiting in the lobby, as to keep capacity at a minimum.

 

Following auditions, SHOCK staff will send an email to all who audition to inform them if they have earned a spot on our 2022-2023 Company. From there, ALL company members will be REQUIRED to attend our Summer Intensive from July 7-9 and all routine placements will be determined at this time. You will receive invites to specific routines no later than August 1st and will have until August 10th to accept. At that point, specific details regarding all fees, company installments, choreography dates, etc will be sent out. We look forward to an AMAZING audition day with everyone! 

 

Audition Schedule

Ages 15 AND UP Contemporary Audition 9:00am-9:45am (Ryan/Morgan)

Ages 15 AND UP Hip-Hop Audition 9:45am-10:30am (Ryan/Morgan)

Ages 15 AND UP Jazz Audition 10:30am-11:15am(Lindley/Anna)

Ages 12-14 Hip-Hop Audition 10:30am-11:15am (Ryan/Morgan) (Studio B)

Ages 9-12 Jazz Auditions 11:30pm-12:15pm (Lindley/Anna)

Ages 13 AND UP Tap Audition Ages 11:30am-12:15pm (Makenna) (Studio B)

**Break 12:15pm-1:00pm**

 

Ages 12-14 Contemporary/Lyrical Audition (Ryan/Morgan) 1:00pm-1:45pm

Ages 12-14 Jazz Audition 1:45pm-2:30pm (Lindley/Anna)

Ages 9-12 Hip-Hop Auditions 1:45pm-2:30pm (Hunter) (Studio B)

Ages 9-12 Contemporary/Lyrical Audition 2:30 pm-3:15pm (Ryan/Morgan)

Ages 9-12 Tap Audition 4:15pm-5:00pm (Makenna) (Studio B)

 

Ages 4-5 Jazz Audition 3:30pm-4:00pm (Katie/Hunter)

Ages 6-8 Tap Audition 3:30pm- 4:15pm (Makenna)  (Studio B)

Ages 6-8 Jazz Audition 4:15pm-5:00pm (Katie/Hunter)

Ages 6-8 Contemporary/Lyrical Audition (Katie/Hunter)  5:00pm-5:45pm

Ages 6-8 Hip Hop Audition (Katie/Hunter)  5:45pm-6:30pm