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Dancing Rockettes Auditions


Auditions for the Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Dancing Rockettes will be held Sunday, April 30, 9am-2pm, in the Dance Studio of the Health Education Building on the UT Main Campus.  Basic audition information is below.  If you plan to audition, please click here to complete our Online Audition Registration Form.  Contact the coach - Devon Sullivan - with questions.

**2017 UPDATES COMING SOON! Below can be found the audition details from last spring for use as a reference.**

2016 Audition Schedule:
The audition process will begin promptly at 9:00am with interviews.  This is where we will look at the documents that you brought to the audition.  We will then begin the choreography session where you will learn your entire audition piece, followed by a run through of all the skill sets.  Once finished, we will go right into judging where you will perform your choreography three at a time, but your skills will all be done individually.

Documents:

Each dancer needs to bring with them:

1. Letter of Recommendation

2. Resume/Portfolio including dance experience and history

3. Head Shot

Skill Sets:  

Turns: Pirouettes (single, double, triple), Fouettes, A la Secondes, Axels, Calypso

Leaps: Center, Right Grand Jete, Left Grand Jete, Switch Leap

Leg Hold

Illusion

Splits: Right, Left, Center

Kick Line Series

Acro Skills: Handstand, Cartwheel, Backbend, Other

Eligibility:   Any University of Toledo student or incoming freshman.  Applicant must have been accepted and committed to attending The University of Toledo.

Attire:  Form fitting dancewear, jazz/ballet shoes, ponytail.

No specific number of Rockettes is chosen.  The number depends upon the caliber of applicants as determined by the judges.  Candidates selected are members of the band and are subject to the same rules, regulations, and expectations as the other band members.  UT Rockettes must audition each year.

Please Contact Us:  Let us know you are coming.  If you are planning to audition, please contact UT Rockettes Coach, Devon Sullivan, at toledorockettes@gmail.com.

GO ROCKETS!!

Last Updated: 2/9/17