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Our 34th Season

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Auditions are open to all dancers and performers on Delmarva!

 

Tier 1 - Young Performers 

  • Eligible Age: 6-9

  • Experience/Abilities: roles require coordination, musicality, movement, and acting; dance experience preferred for select roles, but not necessary for others

  • Dress: female - black leotard, pink tights, soft ballet shoes, hair secured in bun; male - white shirt, black tights/pants, soft ballet shoes, hair secured out of face

  • Rehearsal Schedule: Saturday and/or Sunday afternoons for select times between 1-5:30pm beginning in October 5th and continuing until performance weekend

 

Tier 2 - Beginner/Intermediate Level Dancers 

  • Eligible Age: 10-12 or ages 12+ and not en pointe

  • Experience/Abilities: roles require coordination, musicality, movement, and acting; dance experience preferred

  • Dress: female - black leotard, pink tights, soft ballet shoes, hair secured in bun; male - white shirt, black tights/pants, soft ballet shoes, hair secured out of face

  • Rehearsal Schedule: Saturday and/or Sunday afternoons for select times between 1-5:30pm beginning in October 5th and continuing until performance weekend

 

Tier 3 - Advanced Level Dancers 

  • Eligible Age: 12+ en pointe

  • Experience/Abilities: dance experience required including training en pointe

  • Dress: female - black leotard, pink tights, soft ballet shoes, pointe shoes, hair secured in bun; male - white shirt, black tights/pants, soft ballet shoes, hair secured out of face

  • Rehearsal Schedule: Saturday and Sunday afternoons for select times between 12:30-5:30pm beginning in October 5th and continuing until performance weekend

 

Supernumeraries/Actors as Party Scene Guests 

  • Eligible Age: 15+

  • Experience/Abilities: roles require coordination, musicality and movement; no dance experience required, acting experience preferred

  • Dress: comfortable athletic wear, jazz or character shoes, hair secured back/out of face

  • Rehearsal Schedule: Saturday afternoons for select times between 1-3pm beginning late October and continuing until performance weekend

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Start Time/Duration of Auditions:

  • 12:30 - Doors open for pre-registration & paperwork

  • 1:00-1:30 pm - Tier 1; ages 6-7

  • 1:45-2:15pm - Tier 1; ages 8-9

  • 2:30-3:30 pm - Tier 2; ages 10-12 (or dancers over 12 that are not en pointe)

  • 3:45-4:45pm - Tier 3; ages 12 and up (en pointe)

  • 4:00-4:30pm - Registration & measurements for supernumeraries/actors

 

What to expect?

  • Audition fee

  • Be prepared to complete an audition form.

  • A photo and measurements will be taken.

  • The audition will require demonstration of skills and retention of choreography set to music.

Absences Allotted: 3

 

Holiday Weekend Rehearsals: Tuesday, November 26th and Sunday, December 1st

Performance Week Schedule: (attendance required)

Blocking Rehearsal - Wednesday, December 4th beginning at 5pm
Dress Rehearsal - Thursday, December 5th beginning at 5pm

Performances - Friday, December 6th during the day and evening; Saturday, December 7th during the day and evening; Sunday, December 8th in the afternoon

 

Interested in learning more about membership? See our FAQ Sheet or Contact us at info@esbt.org

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