We are so excited to take on our first competition season as SG Elite! Led by Olivia Kerst and Rhonda Freeman.
Auditions for our Teen and Senior teams will be held: Saturday August 20, 2022 Audition Fee: $15.00
Our teams will include: Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical/Contemporary, Tap, and Clogging.
Instruction will be held from 9:00-11:30 and official auditions will begin at 12:30. Dancers will perform the dance(s) taught during the instruction time as well as execute a required set of dance techniques in front of our panel of instructors.
Audition Schedule Learn the Routine: 9:00-9:30- Jazz 9:30-10:00- Contemporary 10:00-10:30- Hip-Hop 10:30-11:00- Tap 11:00-11:30- Clogging
Auditions will begin at 12:30 Dancers will be separated into groups of 2 or 3. They will audition one dance style, then exit the room to prepare for the next style. Once everyone has auditioned for the first style, we will move onto the next and so on.
Attire All black, form fitting clothing, no logos please. Respective dance shoes Hair slicked back out of the face in a bun or ponytail.
Skill Requirements: Jazz and Contemporary: Left Split Right Split Straddle split Right leap Left leap Second Leap Double Pirouette Calypso Torre’ Fire Bird Battement en releve’ Leg extension Additional skill/trick
Additional Senior team requirements: Triple pirouette A la second turns
Tap: Cincinnati/Riff Combo Double Cramp Roll Double Maxi Ford Double Pirouette (paradiddle prep) Rhythm crawl to Scuff Rhythm turn Split Riff (2) Syncopated Pullback Traveling 7-count Riff Traveling Flaps w/shuffle Wings Bonus Step! Don’t miss your chance for extra points! This must be an advanced step, and one not previously performed in one of your dances. (Firecracker, Shiggy Bop, Single Wings, etc.)
Clogging: Bad Stamp w/Stomp Double Bama Toe Vine w/Triple Eric Flea Flickers (4) High Horse Malibu Stamp Petticoat Pump Samantha Scotty Spin Swayback *If a dancer is unable to execute the required steps, we ask that the wait to try out for another season when they are fully confident and able. We do not want to break hearts or spirits and our requirements act as a "test" in order to make the team. You have to know the skills in order to "pass."
Class Requirements Dancers are required to take the competitive classes as well as technique classes Teen/Senior Hip-Hop only- Requirement of hip hop technique class Teen/Senior Tap- Requirement of tap technique class Teen/Senior Jazz or Contemporary- Requirement of ballet technique class