Lamar Dance Audition:April 6th, 2019MODERN: 8:30AM-12PMHIP HOP: 12:00PM-3:30PMAUDITION FAQs
Where is the audition located? LAMAR HIGH SCHOOL LARGE GYM
Is there a specific door that will be open for students to enter? YES, FROM THE CIRCLE DRIVE, WALK UP TOWARDS THE BUILDING AND TAKE THE STAIRS ON YOUR LEFT.
Is there any documentation needed to bring to complete the paperwork and/or participate in the audition? NO, THE APPLICATION IS VERY SIMPLE. NO PAPERWORK WILL BE NEEDED. ARRIVE AT LEAST 10 MINUTES EARLY TO COMPLETE SHORT APPLICATION.Should students prepare a dance/solo to present at the audition? NO, THE AUDITION WILL RUN JUST LIKE A NORMAL DANCE CLASS, EXCEPT WITH A PANEL OF JUDGES WATCHING AND SCORING. :)What will I be scored on? MODERN; APPEARANCE, STRENGTH/FLEXIBILITY, TECHNIQUE, PERFORMANCE.HIP HOP: APPEARANCE, CONFIDENCE, PROJECTION & EXPRESSION, ACCURACYCan I audition for both modern & hip hop? YES, PLEASE NOTATE YOUR PREFERENCE OF PLACEMENT ON YOUR APPLICATION.I'm not sure if I'm attending Lamar or if I'm going to take dance next year. Should I still attend? YES, CLASSES FILL UP AND WE HAVE TO GIVE PRIORITY TO STUDENTS WHO ATTEND THE AUDITION FOR PLACEMENT.Please make sure that your attire is appropriate for the selected dance style. Students are eligible to audition for both modern and hip hop. Please feel free to contact Mr. Ayala with any additional questions or concerns.The Lamar Dance department offers intro level dance, intermediate modern, intermediate hip hop and diploma dance. The program also consist of Lamar Dance Theatre, the resident Dance Company at Lamar High School. Lamar Dance Theatre includes modern/contemporary & hip hop members. Students in the dance program will participate in a performance in the Ned S. Holmes Performance Hall. The Lamar dance department is proud to collaborate with the dance culture in Houston, and dance artist nationally and internationally. Students have the opportunity to gain experience with ballet, modern, contemporary, and hip hop.
Students who take dance enjoy a sense of confidence and pride in themselves. It is a wonderful stress reliever and an outlet for each student. It is a very physically demanding activity, therefore students feel more fit and healthy.
MA HISD Dance Competition Results
Please help us in congratulating our LDT and Adv Hip Hop Members.
1st Place Duet Kimberly Rodriguez & Jonathan Amaya Salinas
1st Runner Up Small Ensemble LDT Hip Hop
1st Place Large Ensemble Adv Hip Hop
2nd Runner Up Soloist 15-16 - Max Helman
2nd Runner Up Soloist 17-18 – Devante Valentine
1st Runner Up Soloist 15-16 - Shelbi Durand
1st Place Soloist 15- 16- Emma Barrall
Highest Score in the Small Team Division
High Point in Team Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary
Director- Andy Ayala