Competition Dance Team Open Auditions
 
2020-2021 Auditions: Saturday, July 11, 2020
Starting at
10 am ages 4-7
11 am ages 8-11
12 pm ages 10 & up

 

In person audition must be done by appointment only!

Those who choose to submit a video audition please  read the information down below.

Past year rehearsal schedule listed below. Once school schedules and Covid regulations are more concrete we will adjust our rehearsal and class schedule around them.

 

Mini Team (ages 4 - 7)  

Rehearse Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 pm

Must take weekly Ballet, Jazz, and Tap

 

Junior Dance Teams (ages 8-11) 

Rehearse Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 pm

Must take weekly Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical or Tap

 

Senior Dance Team (ages 12+)

Rehearse Tuesday & Wednesday 6:00-8:00 pm

Must take weekly Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical and Tap classes

 

There will be a once a month Saturday or Sunday rehearse approximately 3-5 hours for ALL team practice.

 

 

Costs:

For more information please contact Kristina Keener Ivy at kkivy@topbillingent.org or 626-963-1300. We will spend the beginning of each zoom audition discussing the costs and schedule for the 2020-2021 teams.

 

Past year's costs are listed below:

Class fees - $195-$243

 

Competition Fees - solos, duets, trios can cost $125-$175 to enter. The group fees are split by the team and can cost $50-$100 per number per competition.

 

Choreographer Fees - the dancers are invited to hire TBE staff to choreograph solos, duets, trios, etc. for competitions and showcase performances. Most start at $60 per hour but cost depends on the choreographer. Group numbers and small group numbers will normally be taught during rehearsal times and at the coach's discretion.   

 

Costumes - will be decided by the coach and team in August, costs can range from $50-$200 per costume. Each dancer will be required to purchase a warm-up suit, dance bag, and dance shoes in addition to costumes. Costs can range from $100-$200.

 

Competition/Performance Schedule:

3-5 Competitions

2 Main Stage Showcase Performances or Movies

1 Dance Team Only Showcase Fundraiser or Movie

2 Group Class Recitals

2 City of Glendora Dance Recitals

Disneyland Parade - if available

Disneyland Community Arts Showcase - if available

Orange County Fair - cancelled this year

Covina Christmas Parade - if available

Glendora Christmas Parade - if available

Charter Oak Christmas Parade - if available

 

Rehearsals:

To be announced and will be scheduled monthly. Dancers will only be called for rehearsals for numbers they are in. 

 

Zoom Rehearsals/ Video Submissions

 

Zoom Audition Process:

Zoom Audition request will close 2 days prior to audition date (July 9, 2021). This will allow instructors time to access the rosters and contact the families with audition access information. Instructors will provide participants with audition info (ie. links, password, etc) at least two days before the audition starts. TBE will share the audition access info with our admin. staff for participants who might call and have trouble gaining access to the class.

Those who participate on Zoom for auditions will need the following:

•          Good lighting

•          Decent video quality

•          All Black Attire

•          Ballet shoes, Jazz Shoes, Tap Shoes, and any other form of dance attire that will help you with your dancing.

•          Hair must be up and out of your face (preferably in a bun)

•          Enough living space to dance comfortably.

 

Audition Video Submission:

 

Auditions through video submission must be sent by the audition date (July 11th, 2020). Those interested in sending a video audition must have the following:

•       Good lighting

•       Decent video quality (not pixilated)

•       All black attire

•       Hair must be out of your face

•       Full body view on video

The requirements we ask to submit on your audition video will be the following:

•       Announcement of your full name and age.

•       A brief verbal summary about yourself and your experience in dance. If no dance experience is applicable explain why you would like to start dancing.

•       A small dance choreographed by you or a past instructor must be a minimum of 30 seconds and no more than 1 minute long.

•       Any special tricks or stunts that can be preformed on video. No more than three please.

 

Keep the videos as short as possible and please have all of the video requirements in one video.

 

If you have any further questions please email
jrodriguez071515@gmail.com or kkivy@topbillingent.org call 626-963-1300 with any questions.

 

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