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Youth Company Auditions

Ensemble Español Youth Company Auditions

Sunday, June 2, 2019 

9:30 AM: Registration Begins

10 AM – 11 AM: Audition

 

Auditions will be held at:

Northeastern Illinois University – J Building Dance Studio

5500 N St. Louis Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625

 

For Information or to register

please contact Julia Hinojosa at 773.442.5918 or Julia@EnsembleEspanol.org


 

Eligibility Requirements:

Ages 9-13

At least 2 years of prior dance experience in any style (Spanish Dance/Flamenco preferred)

Be a resident of the City of Chicago

 

What to Bring to the Audition:

  • A headshot stapled to audition application (headshots will not be returned)
  • resume or dance/performance training history

 

Required attire:

GIRLS

  • Leotard
  • Flamenco skirt or wide skirt below the waist
  • Flamenco/character shoes
  • Jazz shoes

 

BOYS

  • Fitted white or black t-shirt
  • Flamenco/character boots
  • Jazz shoes

 

Audition Class

  • Spanish Dance Class (Classical, Folkloric, and Flamenco)
  • Present a two-minute solo work in the dance style of your choice
    • Solo performance should highlight the dancer’s technique
    • Solo will be judged on dance technique and skill, presentation, and musicality/rhythm

 

Youth Company program highlights include: 

  • Training with company artistic directors and staff
  • Training with guest artists from Spain & the U.S.
  • Performance opportunities in the community
  • Performances with the professional company and guest artists
  • National and international touring opportunities
  • Extra Benefits: Costumes, castanets, shoes, and accessories

Please note that there is a participation fee of $500 per season (Sept – June). Fee waivers and payment plans are available for eligible participants.

5500 N. St. Louis Ave Chicago, IL 60625. (773) 442.5901