Date: June 19-20 2021
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and state/local regulations pending for June 2021, we highly recommend audition hopefuls begin to collect as much skill and choreography video footage during the spring to have as an option IF needed for our 2021-2022 auditions.
*Please note: We have NOT made final decisions on our audition process. This is a recommendation to audition hopefuls to get updated videos with skills and choreography needed for a possible in-person, hybrid option, or virtual audition. We will continue to monitor and make the best decision as quickly as we can.
Required Audition Paperwork includes:
Required Technique: The following technique will be incorporated into the audition routine but is not limited to.
For the day of auditions, each dancer should be prepared to bring:
**TENTATIVE** Audition Schedule
Audition hopefuls will perform in pairs during our prelim & semi-final rounds. Hopefuls will be assigned a time slot to report to the audition space and will have 20 minutes to run-through material before their audition time.
DAY 1 – PRELIMS - Closed to the public
9:00am First Cuts Begin (Jazz Routine)
12:15pm Announce Semi-Finalists. Participants (numbers not names) moving onto Semi-Finals will be announced via social media @ntxdancers (instagram, twitter and facebook)
SEMI-FINALS - Closed to the public
12:45pm Second Cuts Begin (Hip-Hop Routine)
3:15pm Announce Finalists. Participants (numbers not names) moving onto Finals will be announced via social media @ntxdancers (instagram, twitter and facebook)
*Finalists will learn pom choreography prior to the final round.
Audition hopefuls will interview and perform in pairs for the final round. Hopefuls will be assigned a time slot to report to the audition space and will have 20 minutes to run-through material before their audition time.
DAY 2 – FINALS – Closed to the public
9:00am Interviews & Solo Presentations
*Each audition hopeful will showcase their individual talent. Each solo presentation should be 45 seconds to 1 minute in length in which hopefuls will need to bring their own music (on USB/jump drive or smartphone). Hopefuls are encouraged to wear a costume and can style hair to complement their routine.
1:00pm Final Auditions
2:45pm Judges Deliberation
3:00pm 2021-2022 North Texas Dancers Squad will be announced via social media @ntxdancers (instagram, twitter and facebook). 2021-2022 Squad Members must stay to receive program packets and apparel.
**All times are subject to change**
Good luck to all auditioning candidates!