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Dance Theatre Northwest Regional Performing Company Members & Guest Artists Auditions

Classical Dance

January 19 - February 16, 2019 (by appointment) for Dance Theatre Northwest Regional Performing Company Members & Guest Artists (Teens/Adults ages 16-35). The audition requires advanced completion of a performing company member application and consists of participation in an intermediate-advanced-level ballet class. After the class a prepared variation or solo is required. All dancers should have a strong double pirouette and be able to perform adagio combinations at or above the 90 degree level as well as petite and grande allegro combinations. Girls are asked to wear pink tights, black leotards and pointe shoes, and to arrive ready to do a Pointe barre and center with their hair secured up; they should also bring soft ballet and/or jazz shoes. Leg warmers, extra shorts, jewelry, and skirts are not permitted in the audition class. Boys should wear black tights and a white leotard or T-shirt. White shoes and socks are preferred. Active Professional Company Members--Not including Apprentice Members--who are available to perform and are in compliance with company contracts will be provided with a modest artists fee/stipend and other company benefits. All dancers should have previous performing experience. There may be some exceptions to the age rule if dancers are strong enough and attend daily classes. Call (253) 778-6534 for an application and audition appointment or send DVD audition and resume to: DTNW, 2811 Bridgeport Way West #24, University Place/Tacoma, WA 98466. For scholarships: For dancers ages 12-21 with 5 or more years classical ballet training. Also for boys age 11 and up who want to train in the intensive program. Please call (253) 565-5149 for an application and an audition appointment.