MamLuft&Co. Dance | Company Audition Form
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Company Audition Form

The application is lengthy: we recommend you print this out to make sure you’re ready before you start.

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Thank you!

Attach a headshot here (preferred 1MB or smaller; need not be professionally taken)

Attach a dance photo here (preferred 1MB or smaller; need not be professionally taken, but should demonstrate good technique and alignment)

Full Name*

Email*

Please check email frequently after audition -- this is how we will send you the results.

Mobile Phone*

Are texts OK?*

Date of Birth*

Age*

Address*

City*

ST*

Zip Code*

Please state below that you have read the FAQ and understand we are a volunteer, honorarium-only company. Then, describe how you would be able to enter into such an arrangement and what support systems you have in place.*

How and when are you auditioning?* Please be specific about dates and classes if you are not attending the entire workshop.

List your degrees, schools, and year of graduation you will have by August:

Please list your prior professional performing and/or teaching experience. Give the following info per job: (1) company name or employer, (2) the city and state, (3) the years you worked, and (4) how much you were paid (and indicate per hour or per performance, etc.).

 

CLASSIC MODERN TRAINING

No. of years training

Check yes for all the techniques and practices you have training in:
 Graham Horton Limon Cunningham Taylor Other

Please list all teachers/choreographers/other techniques in CLASSIC MODERN TRAINING

 

PROGRESSIVE/POST-MODERN TRAINING

No. of years training

Check yes for all the techniques and practices you have training in:
 Improvisation Contact improvisation Somatic studies (please list below) Partnering and weight share

Please list all teachers/choreographers/other techniques in PROGRESSIVE/POST-MODERN TRAINING

 

BALLET TRAINING

No. of years training

Are you currently able to perform en pointe? (We have never danced en pointe, but...)
 Yes Never have, never will! No, but I have danced en pointe before and could get myself ready

Please list all teachers/choreographers/other techniques in BALLET

 

JAZZ TRAINING

No. of years training

Please list all teachers/choreographers/other techniques in JAZZ

 

What is your primary technique/style?

 

Summer Programs/Intensive Please list and give years (make sure to include American Dance Festival, Bates Dance Festival, Jacob's Pillow if you have gone)

 

Are you a choreographer? If so, what drives you as a choreographer and what are you most interested in?

Please describe or list any other physical or gymnastic skills.

Administrative or other skills/software proficiencies.

 

Briefly, why do you want to audition for ML&Co.?

Travel, family, work-related, injuries, bodily or health concerns that would keep you from fulfilling a full season contract with only 3 maximum absences

 

Please provide three references, preferably choreographers or teachers and NOT your peers. Include each's (1) name, (2) title or relationship to you, (3) email, (4) phone number.

Reference 1

Reference 2

Reference 3

 

When can you begin rehearsals?

Click here to confirm that you will be able to rehearse during times stated in the audition packet.
 Yes, this is true.

Click here if you are able to make yourself available for extra pieces above and beyond the 12 hours per week.
 Yes, this is true.

If so, how many days per week are you able to rehearse?

Do you have availability, interest, and ability to perform paid teaching gigs?

Do you have availability, interest, and ability to volunteer for outreach programs on an occasional basis?

Do you have availability, interest, and ability to volunteer for outreach programs on a regular or somewhat regular basis?

We pursue out-of-town performances and/or masterclasses often. Do you believe you could arrange to leave town for 4-6 days at a time with only a small stipend?

 

Please check any/all applicable items below.
 If I am not asked to join the company or unable to commit to the company, I would be interested in being an unpaid guest artist as needed. If I am not asked to join the company, I would be interested in being called in as a volunteer “extra” for small roles/cameos or stand-in roles. Even if I am not asked to join the company, I am still interested in getting involved with the company and would like to help at concerts and volunteer in other ways.

Provide any video links you wish for ML&Co. to review. We recommend your best progressive modern performances, rehearsals, or classes that demonstrate your technical and artistic readiness in joining a professional modern company. Please include partnering and weight share examples. If you are very interested in our teaching gigs, you may also provide a teaching video. If videos require a password, please provide.

Attach your dance resume, if you wish.

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By agreeing and submitting below, I attest that I have answered truthfully to the best of my ability.

I fully understand that MamLuft&Co. Dance is a volunteer, honararium-only dance company, and I will be able to subsist through other means for the duration of an entire season, if offered a contract.

I allow MamLuft&Co. Dance to take photographs and/or videos of me and hereby release ownership to MamLuft&Co. Dance into perpetuity.

I do hereby release, forever discharge, and agree to hold harmless Mam-Luft and Company Dance, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, and their members, directors, instructors, guest instructors, volunteers, employees, and agents (collectively, the “Indemnities”) from and against any and all liability, claims, demands, lawsuits, and expenses of any kind including attorney fees, that the below and/or their assignees may have or have in the future, arising from personal injury, sickness, death, or property damage whatsoever in relation to, or in association with the above-named organizations and their activities.

Check here to agree:

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