We will hold auditions for those who would like an opportunity for a role, solo, or featured dancer; however, you do NOT need to audition in order to participate in this camp. Auditions will be held on May 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and callbacks will be held on May 31 from 1 to 6 p.m.
Both will occur at the CYT Studios (6800 W. 153rd
St. Suite A). Students who choose not to audition will be placed in the ensemble.
Those who wish to audition must prepare a one-minute song, be prepared for a short dance audition, and perform a memorized monologue, which will be posted on this page by early April.
provide sheet music to be played by our accompanist. We understand this is a different expectation than a regular season CYT audition; however, as this is a master-level camp, we strive to prepare students for the world beyond CYT. Community and professional theatres typically require those auditioning to provide sheet music for an accompanist to play. An audition for high school camp provides students a chance to practice this skill. If you have never auditioned with an accompanist before, check out THIS ARTICLE
written by CYT teacher and parent Michelle Evans and/or THIS VIDEO
to learn more about preparing your music and interacting with the accompanist.
Students should wear jazz shoes and comfortable/modest clothing for their dance audition.
In person auditions are strongly
encouraged for the benefit of both you and our directing teams, however, we understand families sometimes have conflicts with our audition dates. If you would like to submit a video audition, you may film a video of your student singing 60 seconds or less of a song of their choice, performing one of the provided monologues (posted on this page by early April), and dancing 60 seconds or less of a choreographed routine. The dance routine should include at least one turn and a demonstration of your flexibility (i.e. kicks or splits). The audition video should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than
May 29 by 5:00 p.m.