2017 SUMMER INTENSIVE
SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS

Backhausdance grants scholarships to its summer intensives based on talent. To be considered, you must attend a Scholarship Audition or submit a Video Audition (scroll down for details). The live audition consists of a contemporary ballet barré and/or modern center work. Dancers should come prepared with ballet shoes and/or socks for center phrase work.

Pre-Registration (Online): $25.00     Day-of Registration (Onsite): $30.00


AUDITION DATES & LOCATIONS

Scroll down for Video Audition guidelines.

ORANGE, CA

Sunday, January 29, 2017
Chapman University Partridge Dance Center
190 N. Cypress Street, Orange, CA 92866
(Map)

2:30pm - 4:00pm: Ages 11 - 14
4:30pm - 6:00pm: Ages 15+

SAN DIEGO, CA

Saturday, February 18, 2017
San Diego Dance Theater White Box
2590 Truxtun Road, Suite 205, San Diego, CA 92106
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1:00pm - 2:30pm: Ages, 11-14, Ages 15+
3:00pm - 4:30pm: Ages 11-14, CALL FOR AVAILABILITY - 714.497.3137

SIMI VALLEY, CA

Sunday, February 19, 2017
Dance Creations
888 E. Easy Street, Simi Valley, CA 93065
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Noon - 1:30pm: Ages 11 - 14
2:00pm - 3:30pm: Ages 15+


VIDEO AUDITION GUIDELINES

Video auditions will be considered for students unable to attend a live scholarship audition. Footage should be between 3 and 5 minutes in length and include the following:

  • Brief Self-Introduction: Name, Brief Description of Previous Training
  • Technique Samples: Barre or Center Work (Plies, Tendus, Extensions, Across the Floor Progressions of Turns and/or Jumps, etc)
  • Phrasework Sample(s): Variations, Improvisations and/or Choreography 

Video submissions must be received before February 1. 


 

For questions, contact:
Tawny Chapman
Summer Intensive Director
summerintensive@backhausdance.org