AUDITION DATES & ENTRANCE CONDITIONS
We are now taking applications for all our courses for entry to the College of Dance in September 2021, for our 2021/2022 academic year. Places at the College of Dance are limited to facilitate the optimum learning environment, so we encourage all prospective students to apply early to avoid disappointment.
Application forms are now being accepted for our January 2021 audition. Please get them in quickly as places are extremely limited now. The audition will be held in person at the College of Dance, covid-19 restrictions allowing. If you are interested in auditioning for the College of Dance please email your completed application form to admin@collegeofdance as soon as possible.
Entry onto the two-year Diploma course, one-year certificate course and the dedicated TY course is by audition and interview only, carried out by members of the faculty. All candidates should have previous dance training and the commitment necessary to become a professional dancer. The audition fee of €30 is
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Auditions take the form of a short Jazz, Ballet and Contemporary class. Each candidate will then present a prepared solo, no longer than 1 minute, in their own choice of style. Please bring your own music for this solo on a phone or ipod.
Candidates are advised to arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before their audition time for registration. Girls should wear leotards and tights or unitards or close fitting leggings and close fitting tops, soft ballet shoes or socks. Boys should wear close fitting leggings and tops, soft ballet shoes or socks.
Due to covid-19 the College has, in certain circumstances, allowed private individual video and online auditions. If you are unable to attend the College of Dance auditions in person please contact the College to discuss the options available to you.
For those who successfully pass the audition, places are provisionally offered after an interview and pending the results of a physical assessment carried out by the College Physiotherapist.
The College is located at St. Catherine’s Sports Centre, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin, D08 W5WC. It is easily accessible via a number of buses and the Red Luas line, nearest stops Fatima. Click HERE for map.
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