Audition to perform with Wasatch Contemporary Dance Company members as they perform in the Wasatch Mountains in Provo, Utah on August 29, 2023!
WCDC seeks advanced dancers ages 14-18 years to perform with Wasatch Contemporary Dance Company members in their season kick off event on August 29, 2023.
Audition: Submit video auditions (at no cost) between July 6 and August 2, 2023
Program Requirements: Dancer must be 14-18 years of age on August 19, 2023
Rehearsals: 12:30-4:30 PM on August 19 and 26 at SMASH Dance Academy (188 W River Park Drive, Provo)
Performance: Tuesday, August 29 at Conrad Ranch in Provo Canyon (arrive at 6:00 PM for spacing rehearsal, perform at 7:30 PM)
Audition by filling out the Google Form below no later than the end of the day on August 2. The form will ask for contact information, a brief list of previous dance experience, and two video clips. The first clip should feature about 1 minute of lyrical/ballet technique or performance and the second clip should feature about 1 minute of contemporary/modern technique or performance. Videos should be from the last 6 months.
Selected dancers will receive:
- Professional audition feedback
- Network opportunities with local professionals
- Experience rehearsing in a company setting
- Opportunity to learn from local dance professionals about work ethic, rehearsal etiquette, creative process, collaboration, and more
- Collaboration with dance professionals to help create or restage work, guided by company choreographers
- Preview of career options available in the dance industry
- Valuable experience for your dance resume before even graduating from high school
- Performance experience alongside professional company members
- Professional photos and video of the performance for use in student’s portfolio
- Complimentary WCDC Tshirt
- Entry for the student plus 1 additional guest to WCDC’s fundraising event/dinner at Conrad Ranch in Provo Canyon
Audition: via video between July 6 and August 2
Selected dancers will need to commit to the following:
- Rehearsal on Saturday, Aug 19 from 12:30-4:30 PM at SMASH Dance Academy
- Rehearsal on Saturday, Aug 26 from 12:30-4:30 PM at SMASH Dance Academy
- Performance on Tuesday, August 29 with call time at 6:00 PM at Conrad Ranch in Provo Canyon (event begins at 6:30 and will conclude by 8:30 PM)
Selected dancers will be notified by the end of the day on August 4. The cost of the program for selected dancers is $150 which includes: 8 hours of one-on-one rehearsal time with company members and directors, performance of one work with professional company members, video of the performance, access to professional photos of the performance, and 2 tickets to the fundraising event on Aug 29, which includes dinner. Costumes will be provided by WCDC with no costume fee for the participants. A discount code is provided to participants if additional tickets are desired.