Photos © Taryn Ka'iulani

Photos © Taryn Ka'iulani


Backhausdance grants scholarships to its summer intensives based on talent. To be considered, you must attend a Scholarship Audition or submit a Video Audition.


Sunday, January 24, 2016
Chapman University Partridge Dance Center
190 N. Cypress Street, Orange, CA 92866

10:00am - 11:30am: Ages 11 - 17
Noon - 1:30pm: Ages 18+

The live audition will consist of a contemporary ballet barré and modern center work. Dancers should bring ballet shoes and/or socks for center phrase work.

Pre-Registration (Online): $20.00
Day-of Registration (Onsite): $25.00

Video Audition

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 January 31. 


For questions, contact:
Tawny Chapman
Summer Intensive Coordinator