Auditions to become a member of the Cache Valley Civic Ballet Company typically take place once a year in the fall. Company members are under agreement to CVCB; company dues will be assessed, and minimum class hours are required. Before auditions, please review the Company requirements below.
If you have additional questions or concerns please email the Company Board at email@example.com
.YAGP AUDITION INFORMATION:
Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP)
is the world's largest global network of Dance. It fulfills its dance education mission through scholarship auditions, master classes, alumni services, education and outreach activities, performances, and films.YAGP Mission statement:
To support and develop world-class dancers ages 9-19, of all economic, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds by providing scholarship auditions, performance, and education opportunities, and by serving as the global network of dance, connecting students, teachers, schools, dance companies, dancers, and audiences.
The CVCB will offer the opportunity for up to six dancers to be sponsored by the CVCB and to represent the CVCB at the 2023 YAGP Performance Competition. These dancers will be selected by the company director and rehearsal assistants during solo auditions to be held following company auditions. These dancers should have one classical ballet variation ready to perform in leotards with their music on the same day as CVCB auditions. To register for this audition, select the YAGP option on the Company Audition Form under the "I am auditioning for" tab by August 25th. Dancers will be contacted with their audition time slot via email on August 26th.AUDITION RESULTS:
Audition results will be posted under the "Cast" tab under Company Casting
. Please check the website a few days after auditions for Company results.
Whittier Community CenterVIEW MAP
290 North 400 East, Logan, Utah
Please fill out “Photo Release Form” and “Company Audition Form” below, prior to audition, & arrive early to check in and warm up. No one is admitted after auditions begin. Registration closes August 25 at 11:59pm.
Your acceptance is a commitment and an agreement for the performance season of September through March. Full attendance at and participation in rehearsals and performances for Nutcracker and the spring ballet are mandatory. Members are allowed two excused absences from rehearsals per semester (fall and spring). Choreographers Showcase is optional. If a member has accumulated more that two excused absences in any one semester, he or she may be suspended from the company. If a member has more than one unexcused rehearsal absence, or an absence within one week before a performance (including Choreographer's Showcase, he or she will be suspended from the company and not allowed to perform.
Membership Fee: $350
Payment will be required prior to the company welcome meeting. Payment Plan: If unable to make full payment prior to the welcome meeting, a payment plan may be established (a parent must accompany a dependent member in order to set up a plan at the welcome meeting). A minimum payment of $100.00 is required to set up the payment plan. Unpaid Fees: If full payment of company fees or makeup fees are not received or payment plans are not current by 1 Oct, the company member may not be allowed to perform. Refunds: No refund will be made if a company member withdraws from the company after the welcome meeting. A prorated refund may be approved in the event the company member incurs a major injury which prevents them from participating (a physician’s note is required to be considered for a partial refund) or moves away.
Company members are expected to take a total of 4 ballet classes per week: the CVCB weekly class on Saturday, plus 3 additional classes from an approved ballet teacher (school) of their choice. CVCB-School will offer the 3rd and 4th ballet technique class free of charge for Company Members who are currently registered for 2 classes a week with the CVCB-School. Missed classes must be made up. The Company Member is responsible to make arrangements with the Administrator for make-up classes. We strongly recommend taking a Pilates or stretching/toning classes. Company class and rehearsals are scheduled on Saturdays. Please check the rehearsal schedule throughout the season for details and scheduling changes.
CVCB Company members will be provided ONE complimentary ticket for The Nutcracker and ONE complimentary ticket for the spring show. To utilize your ticket for the show, mention your name at the box office when purchasing tickets.
COSTUMES, MAKEUP, AND ON-STAGE APPEARANCE
CVCB will provide costumes for major performances. Each company member provides their own stage makeup, ballet shoes, and tights unless, in some cases, they are provided by the company as part of a costume. All makeup and costume elements must meet the approval of the Artistic Director whether furnished by the company or company member. Company members must agree to comply to the following performance appearance guidelines and meet approval of the Artistic Director in all aspects of appearance including hair, make-up, and costume: Dancers will not display visible body piercings or tattoos on stage. Tattoos visible (including visible through costuming) must be covered by appropriate body makeup or patch to conceal tattoo. Only post earrings will be allowed on stage. No other jewelry (including rings, wedding rings, necklaces, bracelets, etc.) will be allowed; unless the jewelry is part of the costume and approved of by the Director and Costume Manager. Hair must be worn in whatever fashion the Artistic Director dictates. Please discuss any questions or concerns with the Artistic Director well in advance of performances.
Members may be restricted from activities/performances in the event of injury, pregnancy, or other significant health concern. A pregnant company member will not be allowed to perform after four months’ gestation. CVCB may require a physician’s note (at the cost of the company member) to allow a company member to participate in rehearsals/classes or to perform. The Artistic Director and CVCB Association reserve the right to restrict a member from participating or performing in the event there is a health concern for the member or other company members.
When possible, rehearsal schedules will be posted at least two weeks in advance, either online or on the board outside the ballet studios at the Whittier Community Center. Members are responsible for knowing their own rehearsal times and locations. Members must be prompt for each rehearsal. Two absences are permitted per semester and must be excused at least 10 days prior by the Artistic Director.
Company members are discouraged from participating in outside activities if they interfere with CVCB or pose an injury or health risk to the company member. It is expected that the special permission be requested from the Artistic Director for company members to participate in outside activities that may interfere with CVCB.
Member and/or his/her guardian release and discharge the Cache Valley Civic Ballet, its respective agents, affiliates, officers, directors, and employees from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions and causes of action whatsoever, arising out of or related to any loss, damage or injury, that may be sustained by the undersigned while participating in the Cache Valley Civic Ballet Company.