Performance Team Audition Information
2023 Auditions - Saturday April 22nd 2023!
11:00 to 12:00 for Ages 5 to 8
12:30 to 1:30 for Ages 9 to 11
2:00 - 3:00 for Ages 12 to 19
The NASD Performance Team is a group of apx 25 to 30 dancers age 5 to 18. All team members are bound by a 12 year contract June to May. Team members travel to compete at 3 to 4 competitions out of town in addition to performing in 3 or 4 local community events, parades & local shows. All pricing, commitments and contract will be released during the first portion of each audition. Parents are required to read through entire contract and sign along with your dancer and turn back in with fees upon accepting dancers placement during auditions, if chosen for the season. If you are debating or have questions about joining the team we encourage you to go through the audition process to receive all dates and information. Saturday the 22 we are available for any additional questions not answered in information released.
Current Team members are required to audition. You also have the exclusive option to re-sign Performance Team Contract for the new year prior to Recital.
$50 Registration Fee credited to your account when you sign up early.
Dance clothing only. It is your choice on what outfit you wear, however keep in mind it must be a tight fitting outfit such as a leotard or athletic leggings and sports top. Loose or baggy clothing will not be allowed. Hair up secured tightly to the head and out of face.
Things I MUST Bring:
*Bring snacks, water & all dance shoes.
*You must bring an 8 x 10 Headshot. On the back please write: Name, age, birth date, address, years you have danced & Parent/Guardian contact information with an email address.
*A parent/guardian must be with you. Prior to the Audition, contracts with mandatory dates, pricing and requirements will be issued & reviewed. All questions can be answered during this time.
Results and placement will be posted and emailed out by the end of the weekend. Results and or placement decisions are final and the decision of the NASD Judges. Judges have the right to consider students behavior, work ethic, and any other information we feel is necessary to have the most successful team possible for the Year. Any performer with an outstanding balance from a past season will not be allowed to audition.
Additional Audition Information:
Upon arriving you will need to sign in at the front counter. A number will be issued to you and you must wear this # the entire time.
Please make sure you have arrived a few minutes early to use the restroom and prepare.
If you leave the audition you will not be allowed back in until the audition has ended.
Once the audition begins, anyone running late will not be allowed into the classroom.
Parents are not allowed into the classroom for auditions.
Once the audition begins, Judges will go through a series of combinations, stretches, across the floor steps and or combinations.
If this is new to you, please do the best you can and treat it as if you are in a class, smile and have fun. If you do not have dance shoes, please dance barefoot.
*A parent/guardian must be present for this process. Before starting the audition, contracts with mandatory dates, pricing and requirements will be issued and reviewed.
Deadline: Once results and schedule has been posted, Parents have till May 11th at 9:00 pm to accept & turn back in team contract or decline.
**Judges may ask your child to stay for the next audition so come prepared to stay.
Team season starts June 2023 and will end May of 2024. Depending on placement results, dancers are required to be in attendance for mandatory choreography, afternoon camps & team class the dates of May 21 to May 24, 2023. The exact schedule for these dates will be based on audition results and posted along with audition results.
If you are unable to make this above audition date, as of March 1st we have updated our policy and are now accepting digital auditions. They may be emailed in to our office for review prior to April 30th for consideration. Digital auditions will need to include complete contact information for dancer and parent. Birth date, years dancing and description of past dance history. 8 x 10 headshot, solo of at least 30 seconds or longer and reason for not being able to participate in person. Digital auditions are to be sent to: TheNorthAugustaSchoolofDance@gmail.com