NYCDA DANCE COMPANY offers a opportunity for male and female dancers to display their creative abilities on stage. The company is devised to improve the technique of beginner to advanced dancers in an intensive study of different dance styles in the arts such as modern/contemporary, creative movement, afro-caribbean, ballet, hip hop etc. The company will train throughout the year and perform in two theater dance productions. The company will have the opportunity to perform in festivals, local events, schools, television and music videos. All proceeds from dance company productions will defer towards additional performances.
All dancers in the company should be familiar with techniques in the dance styles of modern/contemporary, hip hop and afro-caribbean.Dancers who are at a beginner or intermediate level will be required to participate in additional classes at NYCDA to improve their skills.Dancers who are at an advanced level have the option to participate in additional classes, but are still responsible for the company's repertoire.
Each dancer of the company will be given a voluntary commitment contract to review and sign for a 6 month or 1 year period in order to participate in scheduled rehearsals and performances. (Dancers who wish to be in the company must be ages 18 and up. However,dancers ages 16 and 17 years old may be admitted into the dance company based on their experience and level of skill; they are also required to provide consent by a parent or guardian on the contract) Each dancer will be required to attend each rehearsal in the Fall and Spring based on their individual contract. (Summer workshops are optional, but recommended)
Each dancer in the company will also be required to pay a $20 monthly due which includes: training time in the studio, unlimited dance classes, workshops and events. *Additional fees may apply for dance paraphernalia and performance attire*
DANCE COMPANY OPEN AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST29TH FROM 8:30pm-10:00pm
at 58 East 11th Street, 5th Floor, NY, NY, 10003
AUDITION INFO: Open Auditions are held in groups and are taught in two of the following dance styles: Modern/Contemporary, Afro-Caribbean or Hip Hop
WE ARE SEARCHING FOR PRINCIPAL DANCERS, APPRENTICES AND ENSEMBLE DANCERS!
*To audition for a Principal Dancer or Apprentice role, you will need to perform a solo audition at least 1 minute in length in each of the following three styles listed above= 3 minute maximum solo audition in length!
-Dance Company Season will begin in September 2012
-Rehearsals will be on Thursday and Friday nights from 8:00pm-10:00pm