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Youth Company Auditions

June 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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:


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



  • 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


Company scholarships are valued at $10,000 and 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


June 2, 2019
9:30 am - 12:00 pm


Northeastern Illinois University J Building Dance Studios
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago,IL60625United States
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5500 N. St. Louis Ave Chicago, IL 60625. (773) 442.5901

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