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Showcase Auditions (Season 5 CDP)

Award: A spot in the showcase

Deadline: 08/25/2019

Guidelines link: Click here for guidelines

Disciplines: Dance

Location: Local (Cleveland Area)

Organization: Cleveland Dance Project

CALLING ALL DANCERS ages 18+, from the professionals to the beginners, if you're looking for a fun performance or choreography opportunity, to challenge yourself with a new style of dance or perfect an old one...or even just looking to make friends with other Cleveland dancers, come out for the fifth OPEN CALL placement audition, all levels of dance experience and all styles of dance welcome and encouraged! This audition process will allow dancers to meet the choreographers and audition for dances of their choice in a group environment that will allow dancers to learn some basic choreography and display their own dance style and personality. We will do our best to place everyone who attends in at least one piece!
More info here: http://www.clevelanddanceproject.com/auditions.html

If you'd like to apply to CHOREOGRAPH for the showcase, applications are due July 15: http://www.clevelanddanceproject.com/choreographer-application.html

REHEARSALS will be held once a week for 1.5 hours. Schedules will be pre-set before auditions so you know what you can or cannot commit to. Rehearsals will either be held at studios all over the greater Cleveland/Akron area, the schedule will be posted on www.clevelanddanceproject.com/auditions.html by Aug 15.

SHOWCASE date is Sat Nov 23 (3pm & 7pm) location TBA, there will be a dress rehearsal Fri Nov 22 at 6pm and tech rehearsal the evening of Thurs Nov 21.

There is a $50 tuition for all dancers to participate (this breaks down to a weekly fee of less than $5 for rehearsals plus a performance!)

If you can't make auditions but still want to perform, e-mail clevelanddanceproject@gmail.com with your dance resume, headshot, and a video of you dancing, plus your $50 tuition.

BEFORE AUDITIONS, YOU MUST:
-Pre-register online by August 24, 12pm - time preferences will be assigned based on order of registration. Each group is capped at 40 people maximum!
-Watch choreographer/piece bios online to familiarize yourself with the showcase pieces to rank your preferences at auditions. Video will be posted online by Aug 1 at www.clevelanddanceproject.com/about.html There will be no formal choreographer introductions at auditions this year.

SCHEDULE:
Beginner/Intermediate-Beginners
11:00am-12:00pm Sign In: pay your tuition if you haven't pre-paid, start stretching, and meeting your new dance family!
12:00-12:30pm Warmup: Follow along to a simple warm up, then strut your stuff across the floor to show us your personality and movement abilities.
12:30-1:00pm Combo: Learn a short movement combo to show our choreographers what you're capable of! No preparation necessary, just come ready to learn!

Intermediate/Advanced Group 1
12:30-1:30pm Sign In: pay your tuition if you haven't pre-paid, start stretching, and meeting your new dance family!
1:30-2:15pm Warm-Up: Group warm up and technical across the floor combos
2:15-3:45pm Combos & Improv: Dancers will learn 2 longer combos, one in a hip hop/jazz funk style, one in a contemporary/modern style.

Intermediate/Advanced Group 2
3:30-4:30pm Sign In: pay your tuition if you haven't pre-paid, start stretching, and meeting your new dance family!
4:30-5:15pm Warm-Up: Group warm up and technical across the floor combos
5:15-6:45pm Combos & Improv: Dancers will learn 2 longer combos, one in a hip hop/jazz funk style, one in a contemporary/modern style.