Auditions


Audition Information for the 2021-2022 season is LIVE!!! Auditions will be held virtually and asynchronously this semester due to Covid-19 concerns. Please refer to all of the information below for what should be included in your audition video.

Submission Information: Video auditions are due May 7th, 2021 by 11:59pm, regardless of admission status. Please email your video audition to cornelldanceteam@gmail.com and
complete the tryout registration here.


VIDEO AUDITION

Your video should highlight your personality and skills as a dancer. Remember that this is your chance to introduce yourself to us and show us what you can do!

WHAT TO INCLUDE

  • Introduction (max two minutes)
    • A brief introduction of yourself, including your name, hometown, intended major, dance experience, and why you want to join the team.
  • Turns
    • Double pirouette (right, left)
    • Triple pirouette (right, left)
    • Turns in second (2 counts of 8 into a double with landing, right required, left optional,
      state your better side)
  • Flexibility
    • Kicks (front, side, back on both sides)
    • Tilts (right, left)
    • Splits (front, left, center)
  • Leaps
    • Toe touch
    • Front (right, left)
    • Side leap
    • Calypso (right, left)
  • Optional Tricks
    • Max turns
    • Ariels (front, side)
    • Handsprings
    • Advanced turn sequences
    • Turns into tricks
    • Headsprings
    • Kip-ups
    • Back tucks
    • Walkovers (front, back)
  • Routines
    • Tryout Jazz Routine – Sugar and Spice (1:00 minute)
    • Tryout Pom Routine – 365 (0:30 seconds)
    • Optional: submit your own additional solo of any style (max 1:00)

ROUTINES

Linked below are videos to learn the required routines.

SUBMISSION

Videos should be uploaded onto YouTube. Please email the video link to danceteamcornell@gmail.com with [First Name Last Name Audition Video] as the subject. Prior to submitting audition videos, make sure the audition survey is completed (link above). Decisions will be released in late May/early June.

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