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1812 W. Burbank Blvd, #81, Burbank, CA 91506

PHONE: 818-660-2370

©2019 RCP

Pointe Work Audition

September 7th, 2019

Burbank Dance Academy

2518 W. Burbank Blvd.

Burbank, CA 91505

3:30 p.m.     Registration Opens

4:00 p.m.     Warm-Up/Barre Work

4:30 p.m.     Observed Technique Class

5:00 p.m.     Optional Variations

Open audition for female dancers with:

  • Recommended 6+ years of ballet training and minimum 1 year of pointe training.

  • Recommended that these dancers are enrolled in 3 ballet classes per week throughout Nutcracker season. 

If you are age 12 or older but are not interested in a role en pointe, please come to the age appropriate time slot at our Open Dance auditions on Sunday!

 

Females should be prepared to show intermediate/advanced pointe work.Females should be prepared to show intermediate/advanced pointe work, as these dancers would like to be considered for the following roles- 
Marzipan
Waltz of the Flowers
Waltz of the Snowflakes
Soloist Roles

 

Dancers may also, but are not required, to present a classical variation of their choice, not to exceed 2 minutes. Dancers should bring their own music via Bluetooth in digital format to the audition.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

There is an audition fee of $25 (pre-registration) or $35 on the day of the audition.

How to Prepare for Your Audition

Girl dancers should wear a leotard, tights and ballet slippers.

Advanced female dancers should bring pointe shoes.

Hair should be contained in a bun.

Boys should wear dance shorts/pants, white shirt, ballet slippers/jazz shoes with socks. Hair should be contained.

Variations

The variation presentation is optional for Advanced Dancers. If presenting a piece, please make it no longer than two minutes. 

Suggestions for appropriate variations include:

  • Coppelia (Delibes/St. Leon) Pas de Deux, all variations

  • Diana & Acteon (Pugni/Vaganova) Pas de Deux and Variations

  • Don Quixote (Minkus/Petipa) All Pas de Deux, Act I, Act II and Act III Variations, All Kitri's

    Variations and Queen of the Dryads

  • Fairy Doll (Drigo/Legat)

  • Flower Festival at Genzano (Helsted/Bournonville) Pas de Deux and all Variations

  • Giselle (Adam/Perrot, Coralli) Variation of Giselle, Act I Peasant Pas de Deux, Pas de Deux

    Variation from Act II

  • Grand Pas Classique (Auber/Gsovsky) Pas de Deux and Variations

  • Harlequinade (Drigo/Petipa) Pas De Deux and Variations

  • La Bayadere (Minkus/Petipa) Three Shade Variatons, Act III; Gamzatti Variation, Pas de

    Deux and Variations, Bronze Idol, Nikia Pas de Deux

  • La Esmeralda (Pugni/Petipa) Pas de Deux and Variations

  • La Fille Mal Gardee (Hertel/Nijinska, Romanoff) Pas de Deux and Variations

  • La Sylphide (Lovenskjold/Bournonville) Pas de Deux and Variations

  • Le Corsaire (Adam, Drigo/Petipa) Pas d'Esclave and Variations, Odalisques Variations,

  • Jardin Anime, Act III Pas de Deux and Variations

  • Les Sylphides/Chopiniana (Chopin/Fokine) Male and Female Mazurkas, Waltz # 7 and

    Waltz # 11, Prelude

  • Napoli (Paulli/Bournonville) Pas de Six and Variations

  • Paquita (Minkus/Petipa) Any Variation (Please note: Paquita Etoile, is not accepted for

    competition, unless under 2:30 minutes)

  • Pas De Quatre (Pugni/Perrot, Dolin) Pas De Quatre (within time limit for Ensembles) Pas de

    Deux and Variations

  • Raymonda (Glazunov/Petipa) All Variations

  • Satanella (Pugni/Petipa) Pas de Deux and Variations

  • Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky/Petipa, Ivanov) Pas de Trois and Variations, Odette's Variation,

    Act II Black Swan Pas de Deux and Variations

  • The Flames of Paris (Asafiev/Vainonen) Pas de Deux and Variations

  • The Nutcracker Suite (Tchaikovsky/Vainonen) Pas de Deux and Variations

  • The Sleeping Beauty (Tchaikovsky/Petipa) Variations of Fairies, Aurora's Variations from

    Act I and Act II (under 2:30 minutes), Blue Bird Pas de Deux and Variations,

    Wedding Pas de Deux and Variations.

  • The Cavalry Halt (Armsheimer/Petipa) Pas de Deux and Variations

  • Walpurgis Nacht (Gounod/Lavrovsky) Pas de Deux and Variations

  • The Talisman (Schnietzhoeffer/Drigo/Petipa) All variations

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