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Performing Arts
AUDITIONS FOR THE 2019 - 2020 SCHOOL YEAR

For students going to 9th - 12th

APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 13TH, 2018

Auditions will take place on two different dates for the following programs:


SATURDAY - DECEMBER 15TH, 2018  AT 8AM

Visual Arts, Photography, TV Production

SUNDAY - DECEMBER 16TH, 2018  AT 8AM

Theatre, Voice, Keyboard​​​​​​​


TUES./WED. - JANUARY 8TH/9TH , 2019  AT 3:45pm-6pm

Band, Orchestra


Click on link for the online application:

LINK NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

HERE​​​​​​​



A U D I T I O N   G U I D E L I N E S

B A N D 

  1. Concert Bb, Eb, Ab, F Scales FBA Style two octaves
  2. Instrument Solo from the Florida Bandmasters Association List: Solo difficulty must be a grade 3 or higher.
  3. Sight Reading Selection to be provided at Auditions.

Note: Students are to provide original copies of the music for the audition. Photocopies will not be accepted.


D A N C E

Dancers must wear:
  • Black Leotard
  • Black Tights
  • Hair MUST be in bun (hairnet, pins and tightly secured) NO PONY TAILS.
  • Dance shoes: contemporary, lyrical and/or jazz shoes
NEW!!!- DANCERS MUST PREPARE A ONE MINUTE SOLO
  • Solo can be any dance style/genre (Tap and pointe are not recommended due to flooring)
  • Music must be on a CD or MP3/Phone
  • Song selection must not have profanity
  • Music/song must be continuous (edit song if necessary)
SCHEDULE FOR AUDITION:

8:00 am- Registration/Check-in
8:30 am- 9:00 am- Warm up
9:00 am-10:00 am- Technique/Across the Floor
10:00 am- 11 am- Choreography (Taught by staff)
11:30 am- Auditions- Choreography and Solo (Dancers will perform in small groups and once they audition, are able to leave)


M U S I C

VOICE
Each student auditioning must prepare the following:
  • One memorized solo piece from the Classical or Music Theater repertory. Folk idiom- Pop song - Jazz Standard - American Songbook Standards- You may bring your own accompanist - or use Karaoke - No Acapella singing.
  • Be prepared to sing ascending and descending warm- up vocal  exercises in your range.

AUDITION GUIDELINES
  1. If choosing Classical Repertoire can be selected from the following:
  • Popular Song (with Karaoke track)
  • Musical Theatre Song (with Karaoke track)
  • 24 Italian Songs and Arias
  • New Imperial Edition
  • The Singers Musical Anthology
  • The Young Singer
  • Pathways of Song

      2.  Recorded accompaniment is allowed but it needs to be instrumental.

      3.  Bring two copies of the song being performed if Classical.

For Questions please email : Dr. Adalberto Yanes - ayanes@doralacademyprep.org


PIANO

Each student auditioning must prepare the following:
  • One memorized solo piece from the Classical or Pop repertoire; OR, two pieces with score.
AUDITION GUIDELINES

  1. Repertoire can be selected from the following:
  2. Any piano course studied prior including Bastian, Thompson, Faber, or standard repertoire.
  3. Bring the original score of the pieces being performed.
For Questions please email : Dr. Adalberto Yanes - ayanes@doralacademyprep.org


O R C H E S T R A
  1. G,D,A,E,B Scales. (Two octaves where applicable)
  2. Solo selection of difficulty to demonstrate playing abilities.
Note: Pop charts, movie themes, and any non-classical works will not be acceptable for audition. Please provide original music for the audition. Photocopies will not be accepted.

      3.  Sight reading excerpt will be provided at the audition. 


T H E A T R E

Audition Schedule:

8:00am – 8:15am- Registration
8:15am – 8:30am- Welcome Message
8:30am- 9:30 am- Warm up; Body & Voice
9:45am - 11am - Movement Session & Ensemble Exercises
11am - 2pm - Individual Audition: You may leave after you present your piece

Musical Theater Audition Requirements*:
  • A one minute monologue from a published play
  • 16 bars (approx. 30 seconds) of a song. An accompanist will not be provided. Please have a karaoke track or sing accapella.
  • Tell a joke
Theater Audition Requirements*:
  • A one minute monologue from a published play.
  • Tell a Joke ALL STUDENTS will be required to participate, create, and collaborate for the movement and ensemble session.
  • ALL STUDENTS will be required to participate, create, and collaborate for the movement and ensemble session
P H O T O G R A P H Y
  • Bring in 8 to 10 printed photos (8W x 10L )  of a VARIETY of photos in a portfolio book or folder 
  • 1- Portrait, 1- Self-Portrait, 1-Landscape, 1- Abstract, 1-Action Photo, 1- Candid     3 to 5 photos of your choice. 
  • Must be aesthetically appealing, have good composition, and show originality.
  • On a USB bring in a Power Point with a cover page with your name and portrait. The following slides should have the same photos you will show in your audition. 
  • Be prepared to discuss your work with school judges.
T V   P R O D U C T I O N 

Please be prepared for:
  • A Formal interview
  • Bring in a USB or DVD with samples of your video, editor, producing, or cinematography work and/or copies of any previous journalism writing excerpts.  
  • Your video may have you in it as an anchor or reporter.
For more information, contact Mr. Willie Viruet at wviruet@doralacademyprep.org, or 
Mrs. Elayne Diaz at erdiaz@doralacademyprep.org


V I S U A L   A R T

Portfolio Requirements:
  • Portfolio of 5-12 pieces (finished artworks).
  • Portfolio should include pieces in various mediums and that show the scope and range of your work.
  • Digital artwork may be brought on a USB or printed.
  • Bring your sketchbook! - where most of your great ideas are worked-out.