Posted: April 8, 2022

2022/2023 COMPETITION TEAM AUDITION INFORMATION

Audition Date: May 17 

Auditions take place at Karen Clark Dance Studio

All Dancers interested in a Competition Team Placement for 2022/2023 are required to submit the on line KAREN CLARK DANCE STUDIO COMPETITION TEAM Information & Audition Questions ~ 2023Click Here

KCDS Competition Team Information & Audition Question form may be submitted starting April 8. 

Audition registration is on a first come basis.   

Successful Candidates will receive an e-mail between 3pm-8pm on May 25 offering a placement on Karen Clark Dance Studio's Competition Team. The email will also list pre-approved classes as well as directions on how to register on-line until May 26, midnight.    

 

Questions, please email us prior to audition day.  
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  • Registration opens on Monday, May 9, 10:00am - Thursday, May 12 - Midnight, or until auditions are full. 

  • Audition numbers will be given out at the audition.

  • Access the KCDS Competition Team Information & Audition Questions Form click here

  • Log into or Create your Karen Clark Dance Studio Account to register click here

  • Select the audition time

  • Cost of $20.00* (*includes GST) will be charged at the time of check out. 

  • If you are auditioning for CREW and Company – you will register for both auditions and receive two different numbers.

  • If you have more that one Dancer auditioning please submit KCDS Competition Team Information & Audition Questions Form for each Dancer.

  • Registration is on a first come first serve basis.  Numbers are limited.

                   If you missed registering for auditions please contact the studio office click here. 

Crew Auditions - Floor 1
Audition 1: 330-430pm         Age 8-10
Audition 2: 445-545pm         Age 11-14
Audition 3: 600-715pm         Age 14-17 & 18+

Company Auditions - Floor 2
Audition 4: 445-545pm         Age 8-10
Audition 5: 600-715pm         Age 11-14
Audition 6: 730-845pm         Age 14-17 & 18+

 

Dancers 18+ wanting to join KCDS Comp Team 2022/2023 please register for the Crew and/or Company 14+ audition time.

Auditions are full - thank you

Submit before registration

1. KAREN CLARK DANCE STUDIO COMPETITION TEAM Information & Audition Questions ~ 2023Click Here

2. Log into your KCDS account / create your KCDS account to register click here


Additional Audition Information

  • Dancers will be asked to learn a few styles of choreography and cross floor combinations

  • Dancers auditioning should be 7 turning 8 this coming year and going into Primary Ballet or higher. 

  • Auditions are CLOSED - no observers.

  • Dancer's are to audition with their age group.

  • Dancers please stretch at home so you arrive warmed-up.

  • Dancers will then go into the studio. A Faculty member will set choreography.

  • A panel of teachers will observe the Dancer.

  • Groups may be broken down into smaller groups.

  • After auditions are over dancers will be ready for pick up.

Requirements for Performance Company Members

  • Dancers need both Exam Ballet and Jazz training.

  • Dancers offered acceptance into company will be required to take tap. 

  • Weekly Classes will include RAD Exam Ballet Classes, Jazz Technique class, Company Class and Tap.  We focus on all aspects of performance, with a strong emphasis on technique and performance ability.

  • Companies perform in recitals and are afforded extra performance opportunities. These will include Dance Competitions/Conventions, for which applicable fees will apply.

  • Company Member in select companies will require both black and beige jazz shoes. 

  • All company levels may not be filled.  Karen Clark Dance Studio reserves the right to add or delete levels as required.​

Requirements for Hip Hop CREW Members

  • CREW Dancers are required to take a 2nd class (hip hop, jazz, tap, company) 

  • We focus on all aspects of performance, with a strong emphasis on hip hop technique and performance ability 

  • CREWS perform in recitals and are afforded extra performance opportunities. These will include Dance Competitions/Conventions, for which applicable fees will apply

  • CREW Dancers are required to wear Black Hip Hop Converse Shoe from Baggins Shoes.

 

A Note To Families

An audition can be a valuable learning tool. Whether it is for dance or a job interview later in life. We want every dancer who auditions to feel successful because they have committed to the audition process. By following through with the process we will do our best to direct each one of our dancers as an individual, while treating them with respect and a healthy dose of praise for auditioning. Audition placements are limited. When a placement is not forth coming this can be very upsetting to a dancer. If you have a dancer that is attending the audition that would be extremely disappointed if they were not successful, please consider carefully if they are up to the audition process. We thank you for allowing us the opportunity to work with your dancer.