AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS

Pre-Professional Theatre Program (Entering 10th grade through the first year of college)

  • One short Contemporary Monologue no more than 2 minutes in length.
  • One short Classical Monologue written before 1900 no more than 2 minutes in length. Shakespeare is preferred.
  • 16 bars of a song. A Capella is okay.
  • Headshot and resume
  • 100 word essay: Why do you want to come to Perry-Mansfield?

 

Young Artists Intensive Theatre Program (Grades 7-10)

  • 1 Short Monologue of 1 Minute in length.
  • 16 bars of a song.  A Capella is okay.
  • Photo
  • 100 word essay: Why do you want to come to Perry-Mansfield?

Dance Professional Dance Intensive (college age)

  • Photo and resume
  • 2 minutes ballet barre work
  • 2 minutes center work
  • One recently taped solo no more than 2 minutes in length
  • ALL videos must show the full body for the purpose of evaluation stage presence. Applicants cannot use production videos. 
  • 100 word essay: Why do you want to come to Perry-Mansfield?

PLEASE INCLUDE:

  1. current dance level
  2. current dance school
  3. main teachers
  4. number ballet/pointe classes per week
  5. number years on pointe
  6. number modern dance classes per week
  7. total hours per week

Pre-Professional Dance Program (Entering 10th grade through the first year of college)

  • Photo and resume
  • 2 minutes ballet barre work
  • 2 minutes center work
  • One recently taped solo no more than 2 minutes in length
  • ALL videos must show the full body for the purpose of evaluation stage presence. Applicants cannot use production videos. 
  • 100 word essay: Why do you want to come to Perry-Mansfield?

 

PLEASE INCLUDE:

  1. current dance level
  2. current dance school
  3. main teachers
  4. number ballet/pointe classes per week
  5. number years on pointe
  6. number modern dance classes per week
  7. total hours per week

Young Artists Intensive Dance Program (Grades 7-10)

  • Photo & resume
  • 2 minutes ballet barre work
  • 2 minutes center work
  • One recently taped solo no more than 2 minutes in length
  • ALL videos must show the full body for the purpose of evaluation stage presence. Applicants cannot use production videos. 
  • 100 word essay: Why do you want to come to Perry-Mansfield?

PLEASE INCLUDE:

  1. current dance level
  2. current dance school
  3. main teachers
  4. number ballet/pointe classes per week
  5. number years on pointe
  6. number modern dance classes per week
  7. total hours per week

 

CREATE YOUR VIDEO

Use the best quality video and audio recording devices possible. The performance should be recorded as if you are at a “live” audition. Performance videos will not be accepted.

  • Start recording and state your full name and the requested inclusions required of the program you are auditioning for.
  • State the date.
  • Perform per the requirements of the program you are auditioning for.
  • At the conclusion of the performance portion of the audition, please announce that you have “reached the end of my audition” and restate your name.

After you complete the Perry-Mansfield video audition recording, post your audition video on YouTube or other video account and upload an unlisted link.

How do I create an unlisted video in YouTube?

You can choose to make any of your uploads an unlisted video in your YouTube  Account settings. Here’s how:

  1. Sign into your YouTube Account
  2. Go to your My Videos page
  3. Select the video which you’d like to make an unlisted video. Click the “Edit” button to access the video’s settings.
  4. Go to the Privacy section of the page. There you’ll see the option to mark you video as “unlisted”, “public”, or “private”. Select unlisted.
  5. Don’t forget to click the “Save Changes” button. Once you’ve done this your video will be an unlisted video.

Please title the video as :
Perry-Mansfield [Program Name] Audition: Your Name, Date
Example: Perry-Mansfield- Pre-Professional Intensive: John Smith, 1/1/2017

Please test the link before you upload it. 

 

 

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