• Dance

Dance Audition Information

  • Audition Requirements:

    Students must be preferably dressed in dance attire (female-leotard and black tights/leggings; male-black or white fitted t-shirt and black sweatpants/bottoms), so that their movement can be clearly seen and assessed. Students must also have on footwear (preferably ballet shoes or jazz shoes- black cotton socks can also substitute). ​ If you don't currently have dance attire, just wear something you can move in, black in color (leggings, fitted t-shirt, etc.-nothing loose, baggy or with distracting designs).  2021-2022 Dance auditions for  10/30, 11/20, 12/4, and 12/11/2021 are on the MPVA campus, and virtually via MS Teams on 1/8 and 1/15, 2/9, and 2/16/2022.  Masks are required and social distancing will be observed during all in person auditions.  Parents need to pre-register and confirm student's audition time for virtual auditions via email to Mr. Peters.  The link for your child's audition on MS Teams will be emailed upon confirmation.  No recorded auditions will be accepted.  

    The audition will consist of a Center Ballet Barre, a check for flexibility and locomotor/non-lopcomotor movement skills, and short multi-dance technique combination.  Students will also be observed for Dance class etiquette, and their ability to follow and implement corrections given.  Please ensure that your child is in an unobstructed 6 foot square space that they can move in, and be seen from head to toe.  

     

    Rubric:

    Students will be assessed in the following categories and corresponding highest scores, for a total of 300 points

    • Movement Sightreading-50
    • Coordination-50
    • Flexibility-50
    • Technique-50
    • Performance-100

      

    Contact:

    Chadwick Peters, Dance Director/Fine Arts Chair: cpeters4@houstonisd.org