It is our mission at GPFAA to facilitate the technical and creative development of our performing artist and to prepare each for post-secondary studies and professional pathways. Our curriculum strongly focuses on, however not limited to, Ballet, Modern, Contemporary exploration and aerial silks. We strive to provide our students with a variety of opportunities to foster well-roundedness through performance opportunities, exposure to multi-genre guest artist, viewing live performance, as well as, visiting postgraduate campuses. Spring semesters are dedicated to the individual growth, auditions, and evaluations from dance professionals in our community.
Incoming students auditioning for DANCE are required to bring and prepare the items listed below.Resume and PhotoStudent must present a one-page resume listing prior dance experience and a current head shot. The headshot should be an 8 x 10.Brief InterviewStudents will participate in a brief interview with the panel prior to performing their solo.Solo PerformanceApplicants will present a solo that does not exceed 60 seconds. Solo should be in the style that best showcases the dancer's technical strength and performance ability. Applicants can choose to create their own choreography or seek assistance from someone else. The applicant will be evaluated on their technical level not their choreographic abilities.Music must be in digital format such as on a phone, laptop, or flashdrive. Music must be queued, passwords unlocked and ready to play when entering audition room.Audition ClassStudents will participate in a master class in which they will learn and perform a ballet, jazz, or contemporary combination in small groups. Students will also demonstrate various turns and leaps across the floor.Required Audition AttireFemale dancers: Black leotard, pink tights, ballet shoes. You may also wear black leggings over pink tights and appropriate shoes during solo section of audition. Hair must be in a bun and tightly secured away from face.Male dancers: White shirt, black shorts or sweat pants, ballet or jazz shoes.No jewelry or gum is allowed.Please note: resumes and head shots will not be returned to auditioning students.*PLEASE COME TO AUDITION STRETCHED AND WARMED-UP*@GPFAAdance, #gpfaadance