Young Artists Program Online Audition2018-08-28T14:38:53+00:00

YOUNG ARTISTS PROGRAM ONLINE AUDITION

FALL 2018 SEMESTER

Entry Requirements

Teen Pre-Professional Division
• Must be entering grades 8 – 12 as of the 2018-2019 school year
• Intermediate Graham AND Ballet Technique
• Application and Audition Required

Teen Artists Division
• Must be entering grades 8 – 12 as of the 2018-2019 school year
• Basic Graham AND Ballet or other Modern Technique
• Application and Audition Required

Teen Training Division
• Must be entering grades 8 – 12 as of the 2018-2019 school year
• Basic Graham OR Ballet or other Modern Technique
• Application and Audition Required

STEP 1: APPLICATION

Required Applications for ALL programs must include:

STEP 2: AUDITION

The Teens@Graham Young Artists Program offers Placement Auditions both in-person and online. Students who wish to be considered for scholarship must attend the in-person audition.

Online Audition Information

Depending on the Division you are auditioning for, online auditions should include two or three video recordings.
Videos must be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo. If you upload your videos as private, you must include the passwords for viewing (in the application form).

1. Modern, Ballet, or Contemporary Technique Demonstration (ALL DIVISIONS)
Technique demonstration should include one (1) standing combination and one (1) traveling combination
The exercises can be short. This section does not need to be more than 5 minutes in length.

2. Improvisation Demonstration (TEEN ARTISTS AND TEEN PRE-PROFESSIONAL DIVISIONS ONLY)
We are interested to see who you are and how you move as a dancer. The Improvisation Demonstration should be “freestyle”, made on spot with either of the music provided below (60-90 seconds)
Music download links: Lamentation and Piste 9

3. Graham Technique™ Floor Work Demonstration (TEEN PRE-PROFESSIONAL DIVISION ONLY)
Short technical demonstration of Graham’s floor work. Each submission must include:
• Breathing
• 3’s and 6’s with Opening of the leg variation
• Deep stretches variation
• Turns around the back (4th position)
The exercises can be short. This section does not need to be more than 5 minutes in length.

For more information…

Questions? Contact Director of Teens@Graham Tadej Brdnik at 212-229-9200 x20 or youngartists@marthagraham.org.