2020-2021 Open Audition Information

Saturday | 04.25.20

  • Young Company, 12:30-1:15 PM
  • Junior Company, 1:30-2:15 PM
  • Senior Company, 2:30-3:15 PM

The following is required the day of your audition:

  • One 8×10 photo in a dance pose
  • A 1-minute dance solo prepared with music on iPod or CD

Dancers are required to wear the following:

  • Girls / Women: Must wear a black leotard and pink tights. No ballet skirts, leg warmers or shirts permitted. Hair neatly secured back and up. Ballet shoes required and jazz shoes are recommended.
  • Boys / Men: Must wear black sweatpants and a tight-fitting white t-shirt.

It is recommended that you arrive 15-20 minutes prior to the audition time in order to turn in your photo and music and to warm up. Auditions will begin promptly at the specified times, beginning with a class and/or combination in three dance genres. Dancers will then be presented with a combination choreographed for the specified company level. Dancers will be broken into small groups to perform the combination in front of the judging panel.

The Directrice will notify the dancers via email of audition outcomes.

Audition application MUST be submitted NO LATER THAN April 18, 2020.

Applications may be completed and submitted along with the $20 application fee, at the studio or scanned and emailed to dance@taneytowndancecenter.com, or mailed to:
Taneytown Dance Center
2 Frederick St.
Taneytown, MD 21787

**Dancers must be currently enrolled in ballet training in order to be eligible for the audition process. Please email dance@taneytowndancecenter.com to discuss any questions regarding this policy.**

2020 Audition Application (PDF)

Attend our Audition Prep. Class

**Interested dancers are encouraged to visit the rehearsal of the Company they wish to
audition for as well as attend our complimentary Audition Prep class on Saturday, April 18,
2020 to help prepare and to take part in a mock audition.**
If you have any questions, please email dance@taneytowndancecenter.com

Audition Prep Class Schedule:
Apprentice Company: 12:30pm-1:15pm
Junior Company: 1:15pm-2:00pm
Senior Company: 2:00pm-2:45pm

**Prep Company and Principal Dancers are appointed by invitation.**

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