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Dancebox Studios & Theatre Works

Audition Process

WHILST WE only HAVE A VERY LIMITED NUMBER OF PLACES REMAINING FOR 2020 ENTRY, we are still accepting APPLICATIONs for both THE SIXTH FORM and DEGREE PROGRAMMES at dancebox college.

AT THIS TIME, DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS WE ARE CONDUCTING OUR AUDITIONS VIA FILMED SUBMISSION. IN ADDITION TO COMPLETING THE FORM BELOW YOU WILL NEED TO FILM AND UPLOAD THE FOLLOWING:

 

Ballet

One barre and one centre exercise of your choice in a film clip lasting no more than 5 minutes.

jazz

A film clip of no more than 5 minutes which demonstrates jazz exercises containing kicks (front, side and back), double pirouettes and splits on both sides.

solo

If you have space, please provide a solo, performed in a style of the your choice (Jazz, Commercial, Street, Ballet etc.) which is no more than one minute in duration.

song

For the BA (Hons) Professional Dance & Musical Theatre and Sixth Form Musical Theatre courses candidates will also be required to present one song in a style of their choice. Songs for the Sixth Form (Musical Theatre) course should be approximately 32 bars and should be sung to a backing track. Songs for the BA (Hons) in Professional Dance & Musical Theatre should be no more than 3 minutes and should be sung to a backing track.

 

interview

At our face to face auditions we use our interview section to get to know our candidates and assess their suitability for our training. Please film a short clip of up to 2 minutes introducing yourself and giving a little detail about you and which also answers the questions below:

- Why are you interested in training at Dancebox College?

- What is your dream job on graduation?

- Do you have the full support of your family, including financially, to pursue a performing career and to move away from home to train?

- Have you seen any of our performance pieces at either Move It or Can You Dance? and if so, how do you feel these have inspired you to apply to train at Dancebox College?

All courses at Dancebox Studios & Theatre Works are auditioned programmes of study. We use this audition process to assess the suitability of candidates for the rigorously physical dance training involved in our programmes.

 

Female candidates should wear leotard and tights, with appropriate footwear. Hair should be in a bun for Ballet and off the face for Jazz. Male candidates should wear tights, shorts or tight fitting sweat-pants/jazz pants and a tight-fitting top, with appropriate footwear.

***IMPORTANT NOTE FOR FILMED SUBMISSIONS***

Please note that the video upload function on our website can be very slow (Max. 150MB per file). If you have any problems uploading via the form below you can also WeTransfer video files to vocational@danceboxstudios.co.uk. If using WeTransfer please ensure that the candidate name is clearly listed in the 'message' section before sending.