AUDITIONS


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd

Nyemchek's Dance Centre
55 E. Central Avenue
Pearl River, NY


9 AM - Choreographers
10 AM - Dancers

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FOR DANCERS:

• Dancers will arrive at 10:00 a.m.
• Sign-in or register at check-in table
• Attend selected auditions for 30 minutes each
• Within 24 hours, dancers will be notified in which dances they will be performing



FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS:

• Choreographers will arrive at 9:00 a.m.
• Sign-in or register at check-in table
• Select audition times with other choregraphers for the day
• Once dancers arrive, play short clip of your music for dancers to hear
• After your audition has ended, you must select your dancers



GENERAL RULES & PROCEDURES

Dancer Requirements:

• Must be 18 or older, and must not be currently in high school
• Must pay season fee the following week at rehearsal (9/29)
• Must have reliable transportation to rehearsals and performances
• Must be able to access the internet for rehearsal schedules, updates, etc.
Must be able to attend Dress Rehearsal and Performance

Choreography Requirements:

• A dance may not have more than 3 choreographers
• A choreographer can be in their own dance
• Choreographer must be able to explain what their vision is for the piece with a small audio clip, whether it be theme, meaning, visual ideas, anything that helps each prospective dancer make their choices
• Choreographers will use email to send dancer selection lists to SDE for posting
*Choreographers who are not performing will pay a fee of $120 for the season*

Performances:

• Dress Rehearsal will be Saturday, January 18th, 2020 and the performance will be Sunday, January 19th, 2020
• Dancers will be able to purchase tickets online
• Music must be approved by SDE
• Music must not contain profane language, following radio rules
• Costumes must be approved among choreographers and company owner to ensure that costumes are not too similar to each other and are appropriate
• Costumes can be selected from any source, choreographers can either purchase their costumes themselves and have dancers pay them directly, or the company will order costumes and dancers will pay SDE for costumes


Rehearsals:

• Rehearsals will be held on Sundays
• Rehearsals are crucial to the quality of our performance, and should generally not be missed unless absolutely necessary. We have a limited amount of time and choreographers are counting on their dancers to know their dances.
• Dancers must arrive on time and ready to dance for rehearsals
• Choreographers must take attendance at each practice
• Rehearsal schedule will be posted online

Absences:

• Dancers must inform their choreographers if they have to miss a rehearsal
• If you miss more than 5 days of rehearsal, you are required to contact your choreographer(s) and set up additional half-hour rehearsals, with a fee of $10/hour
• Dancers must be available for Dress Rehearsal and Performances
• If a choreographer has to cancel a practice, it is up to the choreographer to contact company owner to set up a make-up rehearsal

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