AUDITIONS 5th-8th Grade: DANCE CALLS: Friday, August 10 | 9- 10:30 a.m.Friday, August 17 | 9- 10:30 a.m. AUDITION APPOINTMENTS:Friday, August 10 | 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.Thursday, August 16 | 9:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Friday, August 17 | 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 18 (FULL)
AUDITIONS 9th-12th Grade:DANCE CALLS:Friday, August 10 | 12:30-2:30 p.m.Monday, August 20 | 6:30- 8:30 p.m. AUDITION APPOINTMENTS:Friday, August 10 | 2:30- 4:30 p.m.Thursday, August 16 | 1- 4 p.m.Friday, August 17 | 1-4 p.m. (ALMOST FULL)Monday, August 20 (FULL)
AUDITION APPOINTMENTS: Please arrive 15 minutes early and with a head shot and resume. Requirements: Two contrasting, 32 bar cuts of a song (Sheet music) and a one minute monologue. We will have an accompanist, so please do not sing with a track or acapella. ALL Students are required to attend a dance call on the same day of their audition time. Please know that you may be in the audition room from 1- 10 ten minutes. Each audition is different, so please do not get discouraged if your student is only in the room for a short period of time. Please be prepared for the possibility to wait longer than your scheduled audition time.
VIDEO SUBMISSIONS: Please continue to fill out the form (all the way down the page). Onsite auditions are strongly preferred. However, You may send in a video submission if you are unable to attend audition dates.Deadline for materials is August 15, 2018.Please email your head shot, resume and video of your two contrasting songs (we would like to see the entire song, not a cut), your monologue and any additional footage of you dancing. Please submit your materials to firstname.lastname@example.org .
DANCE CALL:Students will follow a warm up and also be taught choreography. All students should wear appropriate clothes to move in. Suggested attire: Leotard or fitted tank top, tights, dance skirt or shorts. Dance shoes.
GENERAL PRE-PROFESSIONAL COMPANY INFORMATION:Students from Austin and Central Texas audition for PPC each year. We typically have close to 300 students audition and we accept 89 students (Grades 5th-12th) into the program. We currently have folks that commute from Frederiksberg, San Marcos, Wimberley, Lampasas, Buda, Temple, Seguin in addition to Austin and the surrounding areas.
Fall Semester- • Students attend weekly technique and master classes. • Junior and Senior High School PPC students focus on College Rep and Technique for College Auditions. • Past PPC Performances include: Chuy’s Day Parade, Dancing with The Stars Austin, Dell Children’s Hospital Gala, Boys and Girls Club Gala, Austin Trail of Lights, Austin Fab Five Gala, Domain Breakfast with Santa, Jr. League Armadillo Bazar.
Spring Semester-• Students continue their technique work while rehearsing for the PPC Musical Showcase. The PPC showcase is designed to highlight specific performance abilities and their skills learned. • Preform at ZACH’s annual Red Hot and Soul Gala at the Topfer Theatre
PPC A: Grades 5th- 8th Mondays | 4:30- 7:30 p.m.1.5 hours Dance technique1.5 hours Audition technique, Acting Fundamentals, Musical Theatre WorkshopEvent Material and Showcase Choreography
PPC B: Grades 8th-10th Mondays | 5:30- 9:15 p.m.1.5 hours Dance Technique1.5 hours Musical Theatre workshop, MT Audition technique1.0 hours Material | Choreography
PPC ELITE: Grades 10th-12thSundays | 1:00- 8:30 p.m.This Company has a 5 hour class rotation
MANDATORY ELITE RETREATS: TBA
PPC RETREATS ARE MANDATORY: Spring semester- students will continue their technique work while rehearsing for the PPC Musical Showcase. The PPC showcase is designed to highlight students specific performance abilities and their skills learned.
PPC College acceptances include: • University of Cincinnati• University of Michigan• Baldwin Wallace University• Otterbein University• Rider University• Elon University• Point Park University• Oklahoma City University• Boston Conservatory• Indiana University• Texas State University• University of Oklahoma• Montclaire State University• New York University• Southern Methodist University• Texas Christian University• Rhodes College• Berkley School of Music• Hofstra University• Sam Houston State University• University Of Central Oklahoma• Belmont University• Roosevelt University• The Relativity School• The University of Texas