Madison Contemporary Dance (MCD) 2020 Company Audition Application
Hello Dancers! Please fill this form out before auditions on Sunday, March 22. Auditions start promptly at 4 pm at A Step Above Dance & Music Academy in Monona, WI. Please arrive early to warm yourself up, we will have the studio open by 3:15 pm.
First & Last Name
Street Address | City, State | Zip Code
Employer or School
Auditioning for the Company - current high school senior or older
Auditioning for Company - willing to take a position as a apprentice
Auditioning for the Apprenticeship Program - ages 16-25
What do you believe you can offer MCD?
What do you hope to gain from dancing with MCD?
What are your goals for the season? (personal or company goals)
Do you want to help lead MCD into the future? Please select the areas you are interested in helping with and we will do our best to match you accordingly! If you choose to help please plan for a 15 to 30-minute commitment each week in season. Those who help will be recognized and can add a position and skills to their resume.
I would prefer to dance without additional involvement
Summer Intensive Coordination
Company Communication & Organization
Non-Profit & Grant Writing
Social Media & Photography
Marketing & Promotions
Monthly MCD Newsletter
Social Coordination & Event Planning
MCD will be sending teachers and choreographers into the community to teach workshops, classes, and set choreography. This is a paid opportunity that can be set around your schedule. This would include teacher training, guidance, and support as a teacher and choreographer.
Are you interested in teaching at our Pre Professional Summer Intensive? What style(s)? (July 6-18, Mon-Fri, 10 am-3 pm)
Every rehearsal we warm-up and take a class together. About once a month, we do a specialty class taught by someone in our own company. Are you interested in teaching a class for the MCD Company? What style?
What other hobbies or interests do you have?
Medical Consent and Release
If, in the judgment of any directors of the Madison Contemporary Dance Company that the participant below should need immediate care and treatment as a result of any injury or sickness, I do hereby request, authorize, and consent to such treatment as may be given to such said participant by any physician.
Allergies or allergic reaction to medication?
Previous Medical Condition?
Name of friend or relative to contact in case of emergency
Emergency contact phone number
MADISON CONTEMPORARY DANCE - This registration must be signed for participation. I certify that I am in good health and capable of participating in dance rehearsal and performance. I release and hold harmless Madison Contemporary Dance, it’s owners and operators from any and all liability, claims, demands, and causes of action whatsoever, arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by the participant and/or the undersigned, while in or upon the premises or any premises under the control of Madison Contemporary Dance, it’s owners and operators or in route to or from any said premises. A STEP ABOVE DANCE & MUSIC ACADEMY - I release and hold harmless A Step Above Music and Dance Academy, it’s owners and operators from any and all liability, claims, demands, and causes of action whatsoever, arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by the participant and/or the undersigned, while in or upon the premises or any premises under the control of A Step Above Dance & Music Academy, it’s owners and operators or in route to or from any said premises. If under 18 years old a parent must sign.
For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, I hereby grant to: Sara Rohs (the “Photographer”), her heirs and legal representatives the irrevocable and unrestricted right and permission to copyright, in her own name or otherwise, and use, re-use, publish and re-publish photographic portraits or pictures of me or in which I may be included, in whole or in part, as part of a composite or distorted in character or form, without restriction as to changes or alterations, in conjunction with my own or a fictitious name, or reproductions thereof in color or otherwise, made through any medium at her studios or elsewhere, and in any and all media now or hereafter known for illustration, promotion, art, editorial, advertising, trade, publishing, or any other purpose whatsoever (except pornographic or defamatory). I also consent to the use of any printed matter in connection therewith. I hereby waive any right that I may have to inspect or approve the finished product or products and the advertising copy or other matter that may be used in connection therewith or the use to which it may be applied. I hereby release, discharge, and agree to save harmless the Photographer, her heirs, legal representatives and assigns, and all persons acting under her permission or authority or those for whom she is acting from any liability by virtue of any blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, whether intentional or otherwise that may occur or be produced in the taking of such photographic portraits or pictures or in any subsequent processing thereof, as well as any publication thereof, including without limitation any claims for libel or invasion of privacy. I hereby warrant that I am of full legal age and have the right to contract in my own name. I have read the above authorization, release, and agreement, prior to its execution, and I am fully familiar with the contents thereof. This release shall be binding upon me and my heirs, legal representatives, and assigns. If under 18 years old - I represent that I am the [parent/guardian] of the above-named model. For value received, I hereby consent to the foregoing on his/her behalf.
In order for our company to grow both artistically and professionally, we need committed and talented dancers. We rehearse every Sunday night from 4-8 pm except Easter Sunday, Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July Weekend and Labor Day Weekend. Please note dancers are allowed 3 absences from rehearsal in a season. Any additional absences or absences from performances must be approved by the director Sara Rohs. If you will be joining the company after finishing college for the year, your 3 absences will start once you start attending rehearsals. Dates need to be communicated with the director. Please, only checkboxes for dates in which you will be ABSENT. If you will be there, leave the box blank.
I will be joining the group after finishing college for the spring semester
I won't miss any rehearsals or performances!
Rehearsal: Sunday April 5th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday April 19th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday April 26th 4:00-8:00pm
Photo Shoot: Sunday May 3rd 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday May 10th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday May 17th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday May 31th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday June 7th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday June 14th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday June 21th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday June 28th 4:00-8:00pm
Art Fair on the Square - Saturday July 11, students and co, time TBA morning or afternoon
Rehearsal: Sunday July 12th 4:00-8:00pm
Summer Concert at the Overture - Saturday July 18, students and co, 5pm show, meet at 3pm
Rehearsal: Sunday July 19th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday July 26th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday July 21st 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday August 2 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday August 9th 4:00-8:00pm
Venetian Night Performance Saturday August 15th 7:30pm, meet at 6pm
Rehearsal: Sunday August 16th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday August 23rd 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday August 30 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday September 13th 4:00-8:00pm (Dress Rehearsal at Studio)
Rehearsal: FRIDAY September 21st 5:00-10:00pm (Dress Rehearsal at Overture)
Performance: Saturday September 22th and 23th 11:00am-9:00pm (Overture)
Rehearsal: Sunday September 27th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday October 4th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday October 11th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Sunday October 18th 4:00-8:00pm
Performance: Monona Fall Festival time TBA October 18
Performance: Saturday October 24 Masquerade Ball 7:30pm performance meet at 6pm
Rehearsal: Sunday October 25th 4:00-8:00pm
Rehearsal: Saturday October 14th 2:30-6pm (Dress Rehearsal at Studio)
Rehearsal: Friday November 20th 6pm-9pm (Dress Rehearsal at Mitby Theater)
Performance: Saturday November 21st 9am - 6pm (Concert at Mitby)
Performance: Sunday November 22st 9am - 6pm (Concert at Mitby)
Attendance Information: If you have any questions or additional information for our performances and rehearsals, please add that below.
Any other questions for the directors?
We look forward to meeting you on Sunday March 22
1. New Dancers: Please bring a headshot photo with you (doesn't need to be professional photography).
2. Everyone: Please arrive early to check-in and warm yourself up. Auditions begin promptly at 4 pm.
3. Everyone: Please wear form-fitting clothing for the audition. Bare feet, socks and ballet shoes all allowed.
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