Auditions

Who can participate?:  9th through 12th grade students who like to dance! All styles and levels of training are welcome. No prior training needed. Students interested in being a Student Choreographer must be seniors, and have been in Danceblast before.

How do I audition?: Auditions take place in late November. See the "Announcements" page for this year's audition dates. Different choreographer's and styles will audition on each day. Wear comfortable clothes you can move in. You are encouraged to attend all the days of auditions to have the best chance of being in the show! The cast list will be posted in the mall the Friday following auditions.

When does it take place?: Danceblast 2019 performances are February 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 2019.

When do we rehearse?: Rehearsals are after school from either 2:15-3:45 or 3:45-5:15, Tuesday through Thursday. Each dances rehearses one day per week, for a total of 8-9 rehearsals. You are only allowed to miss one rehearsal from each dance you are in, or you will be cut from that dance. Rehearsals begin in early December.

How many dances are there/can I be cast in? What kinds of dances are in the show?: You can be cast in up to three dances. The show includes a variety of dance styles from hip hop, to jazz, to lyrical ballet and modern pieces.You may not pick which dances you are in; the choreographers and I cast the show.

How do I get more information?:  Stay tuned to the announcements and if you have any other questions, contact the Danceblast advisor, Lauren Molinaro at lmolinaro@upsd83.org.