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Shumka Dancers must be at least 16 years old in 2021. If auditionees are not quite ready for Shumka, they may be suggested for Shumka’s junior performing ensemble, Studia Shumka.
FOR AUDITION INFORMATION & TO EMAIL YOUR AUDITION VIDEO PLEASE CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to COVID-19 restrictions and for the safety of our team and interested auditionees, Shumka 2021 Auditions will be a two-step process. After you have completed the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM, please do the following.
Please send in a video that includes the following elements. Don’t worry about production quality – as long as we can see you clearly.
Barre (1 side only)
– Tendus & Glisses
– Adage (developpe or fondu)
– Grands Battements
You may choose to show exercises you are familiar with or you may choose exercises from this video: https://vimeo.com/407625720/895cc3a25b
Please show us how flexible you are by demonstrating the following stretches:
– Hamstring stretch
– Sitting in 2nd position on the floor (straddle stretch)
– Splits (centre, left and right)
– Girls: up to 32 Obertas (left and right) and another turning combination of your choice
– Boys: Show us some prysiadky, cabrioles and double tours
Choreography & Special Tricks
-Include a couple of examples of you dancing with your group or performing a solo/duet/small group. Please explain, with appropriate detail, where we can locate you in the choreography. You may also include a video of you performing any tricks/features you are able to showcase.
DEADLINE MONDAY APRIL 12, 2021
Dancers who successfully pass the VIDEO stage of the audition will be contacted and booked for an individual in-person audition session to take place at the Shumka Dance Centre. COVID-19 safety protocols will be strictly followed. Audition dates/times will be mutually agreed upon by the auditionee and Shumka Artistic Team.