EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR NTD AUDITIONS!
Date: April/May 2024
Location: North Texas Volleyball Center
Address: 1536 S Bonnie Brae St Denton, TX 76207
Time: See Tentative Audition Schedule Below
- Day 1: ALL KELLY GREEN dance crop top/sports bra; Day 2: ALL WHITE dance crop top/sports bra
- Dance Hot/Spandex shorts (any black)
- Pirouettes, Jazz shoes or athletic sneakers (feet MUST be FULLY covered; no socks)
- Hair should be styled down - NO Ponytails or 1/2 Up or 1/2 Down; hair can be styled however you'd like for solo presentation
- One pair of rhinestone earrings may be worn - ALL other jewelry must be removed and small tattoos can be visible.
- Male Dancers - Day 1: Solid GREEN short sleeve shirt; Day 2: Solid WHITE short sleeve shirt and short/pants that offer full range of motion
Required Audition Paperwork includes:
- Fill out 2023-2024 North Texas Dancers Audition Registration Form. Audition fee of $50 (non-refundable). REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
- Read fully - 2023-2024 North Texas Dancers Audition Packet
- Once audition fee is processed, you will be sent our 2023-2024 Audition Application to upload the required documentation: 1) Recent Headshot 2) Unofficial Transcript, 3) UNT Acceptance Letter (only entering freshmen/ transfer students), 4) Copy of Insurance Card and/or Upload a completed copy of the Waiver Form (if you do not have insurance) - North Texas Dancers Waiver Form 5) Recommendation Letter
- Email our Spirit Coordinator, Tracy Frier at email@example.com, if you are still waiting to hear if you have been accepted in UNT.
Required Technique: The following technique will be incorporated into the audition routine but is not limited to.
- Double/triple/quad pirouette
- Jumps (Toe touch, hurdler, firebird)
- Challenging a La second sequences (floats, attitude, spot change, tempo change) must be executed on the right.
- Leap variations (center leap, calypso, switch leap, switch arabesque, turning disc)
- Leg hold turns (front, side, or back on either side)
- Extensions (tilt, needle, penche, front leg hold)
- Tricks (aerials, butterflies, Kip ups, headsprings, rubber bands)
For the day of auditions, each dancer is encouraged to bring:
- Water and Snacks
- Hand sanitizer
- Hair and makeup products
- Jazz shoes, pirouettes and sneakers
- Any other extra items you might need!
**TENTATIVE** Audition Schedule
Audition hopefuls will perform in various groups throughout each audition round. Hopefuls will have 20 minutes to run-through material before the first round begins. Cuts will be made between the first and second rounds, and during the final round.
Day 1 - APRIL/MAY: AUDITION DAY – ALL ROUNDS - Closed to the public
9:00am First Round - TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP (Freestyle & Skill Combos)
10:15am Second Round - STYLE ROUTINES (Jazz and Pom Combos)
11:30am Announce Finalists. Participants (numbers not names) moving onto Finals will be announced via social media @ntxdancers (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook)
12:30pm Final Round – INTERVIEW & GAME DAY WORKSHOP
3:30pm Judges Deliberation
4:00pm 2023-2024 North Texas Dancers Squad will be announced. New squad members must stay for new team meeting to receive program packets.
Day 2 - APRIL/MAY: NEW TEAM PRACTICE - Closed to the public
9:00am New Team Practice
**All times are subject to change**
Good luck to all auditioning candidates!