DANCE This Performance - Audition Application

Thank you for your interest in submitting an Audition Packet for the 

26th Annual DANCE This at The Moore Theatre!


This is a professional development and training opportunity for interested dancers to be part of DANCE This production and work with dance professionals in the industry in a high-quality production at the Moore Theatre. A small stipend will be provided to help offset any costs related to this project (parking, travel) in addition to each dancer receiving 4-complimentary tickets to selected shows as they become available as part of our Community Promise Tickets.

 

STG’s DANCE This is seeking talented dancers 13+, of different styles and dance backgrounds to be part of the following artist commissions spanning the styles of Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Musical Theatre

  • Aaron Gordon, alum of the Chicago and LA casts of HAMILTON, will be setting an original piece inspired by the musical to selections from the Hamilton Mixtape  
     
  • Jamel Gains Creative Outlet (New York), will be setting Thank You (2023), created to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington. 

PLEASE COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION TO REGISTER FOR AUDITIONS:

  • Headshot & Resume (formatted: jpeg, gif, pdf, word) submit online.
  • DAY OF AUDITION: Wear comfortable dance attire and footwear (jazz or tennis shoes for Hamilton and barefoot or jazz shoes for JGCO).
  • For questions, contact kirstenk@stgpresents.org

Audition Details and Requirements

Aaron Gordon, Hamilton Mixtape Commission  


AUDITION: 

Backstage Dance Studio (Eastgate) 

13420 SE 32nd St, Bellevue, WA 98005 

 

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 

7:00pm | Dancer Check-in 

7:30-9:30pm | Auditions 

DANCE THIS AARON GORDON PIECE ALREADY CASTED
Audition Details and Requirements

Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet (JGCO) with Staging Artist, Rayan Lecurieux-Durival  


AUDITIONS/SETTING REHEARSALS: 

Whim W’him Contemporary Dance Center (Queen Anne) 

1716 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 

 

Friday, May 17, 2024 

4:00pm | Dancer Arrival & Warm-up 

4:30-6:30pm | Auditions 

6:30-9:00pm | Rehearsal #1* 

*Dancers selected for the JGCO Seattle Cast 

Will go directly into rehearsal following the  

audition. 

IMPORTANT DATES LISTED BELOW.
For conflicts to be considered, please list them in your application. 

Saturday, May 18, 2024 

10:30am | Dancer Arrival & Warm-up 

11:00am-3:00pm | Rehearsal #2 

3:00-4:00pm | Meal Break 

4:00-7:00pm | Rehearsal #2 (Continued) 

 

Sunday, May 19, 2024 

10:30am | Dancer Arrival & Warm-up 

11:00am-3:00pm | Rehearsal #3 

3:00-4:00pm | Meal Break 

4:00-7:00pm | Rehearsal #3 (Continued) 

 

Monday, May 20, 2024 

4:00pm | Dancer Arrival & Warm-up 

4:30-6:30pm | Auditions 

6:30-9:00pm | Rehearsal #4 

 

ADDITIONAL REHEARSALS (mandatory) with Rehearsal Director, Nia-Amina Minor 

Location: Whim W’him Contemporary Dance Center (Queen Anne) 

1716 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109  

 

Saturday, May 25, 2024 

3:30pm | Dancer Arrival & Warm-up 

4:00-6:00pm | Rehearsal #5 

 

Saturday, June 8, 2024 

1:30pm | Dancer Arrival & Warm-up 

2:00-4:00pm | Rehearsal #6 

 

Sunday, June 9, 2024 

Show Run-thru & Cross-Cultural Workshop (see Production Dates below) 

Please hold 5:30-7:00pm, if needed or if a rehearsal needs to be rescheduled. 

 

Monday, June 17, 2024 

6:30pm | Dancer Arrival & Warm-up 

7:00-9:00pm | Rehearsal #7 

 

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 

7:00pm | Dancer Arrival & Warm-up 

7:30-9:00pm | Rehearsal #8

DANCE This Production Dates (MANDATORY)

  • May 21, 2024 (4:30-6:30pm): Photoshoot, selected cast members @ The Moore Theatre
  • June 9, 2024 (11:00-5:30PM): Cross-Cultural Workshop @ The Moore Theatre
  • July 5-12, 2024: Production Week @ The Moore Theatre
    • Work-light Rehearsals
    • Tech Rehearsal
    • Finale rehearsals
    • Run-through and Dress Rehearsal
  • July 12: 1pm Matinee / 7:30pm Evening Show

Have questions? Contact Producer, kirstenk@stgpresents.org

Go on to the next page to complete your Audition Registration!
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Waiver / Release

I recognize that risk of illness and/or injury may be inherent in any dance training; however, the above identified participant is participating with the express agreement of, and understanding that Seattle Theatre Group and its directors, officers, employees and agents are hereby released from any and all claims, costs, liabilities, expenses, or judgments associated with this training program. I hereby execute and deliver this Waiver and Release form to induce Seattle Theatre Group to permit the above identified student to participate in the DANCE This program. STG reserves the right to ask for, if needed, additional documentation to verify age for this youth program.


I hereby understand that Seattle Theatre Group may take photographs and/or video of the student enrolled on this form, and I authorize Seattle Theatre Group to use these photographs and video for archival and publicity purposes.


I hereby grant the Seattle Theatre Group staff and volunteers’ permission to administer first aid and/or call 911 in the case of a medical emergency while I/my child is attending classes, rehearsals, and performances. I realize and understand that Seattle Theatre Group will attempt to notify parents and/or guardians in case of an emergency.


COVID-19 TESTING CONSENT FOR STG EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT  

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) Education and Community Engagements (ECE) takes health & safety as a high priority. By agreeing to participate in our programs you are agreeing to follow STG’s safety protocols:     


Seattle Theatre Group reserves the right to conduct COVID-19 rapid testing throughout the program as needed in an effort to protect the health, safety and welfare of participants. This testing is being conducted, to the extent these tests continue to be made available by Seattle Theatre Group and will be provided at no cost to you.  


COVID-19 Testing Information: The test that would be administered to you/ your student would be a rapid-antigen test. This test has been approved by the FDA under an emergency use authorization and involves the swabbing of you or your/ your child’s nasal passage in order to obtain a sample for testing. There are risks and benefits with undergoing a diagnostic test for COVID-19 and there may be a potential for false positive or false negative test results. Additionally, the actual test may cause slight discomfort to your/your child’s nose or throat during the collection process and for a short period of time thereafter. You will be provided with the results of your test, and it will be your responsibility to seek advice and treatment from your medical provider if necessary.    


You/your child will receive an FDA authorized or approved antigen test to mitigate transmission of the virus. Testing may happen once a week or more often, as determined necessary by Seattle Theatre Group.   


Testing can happen upon arrival to STG’s program and will be overseen by STG’s COVID Officer. If an individual tests positive with the antigen test, you/your child will be sent home.  You may return to the program one-week after, at which point, you will need to provide a negative result from an antigen test administered on site, for free by an STG COVID Officer.   


Reporting of test results will be done in a confidential manner consistent with state, city and federal regulations. Notification of exposed individuals shall occur in a way as to protect the confidentiality of the person with COVID-19 and in accordance with statutory confidentiality requirements. Should there be a positive result, STG will be immediately informed in a manner consistent with legal confidentially requirements.  

 

Masking will be optional, subject to change as needed and if rapid antigen testing is conducted. 

 

By your signature below, you certify that you have read and understood this COVID-19 Testing Consent. More specifically, by signing below you:   
 

(1) Give your permission for you/ your child to be tested for COVID-19  

(2)  Understand that it is your responsibility to seek advice and treatment from your medical provider, if necessary  

(3) Understand that information regarding test results may be disclosed as allowed by applicable law  

(4) Understand that this testing may occur at multiple points throughout program 

(5) Understand that you/your child will be sent home if positive COVID-19 results are confirmed  

(6) You agree to indemnify, save, and hold STG, its affiliates, contractors, employees, agents and its partners, licensors, and suppliers harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, including legal fees and expenses, arising out of your use or misuse of the site and/or the materials, or any breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made by you herein. 


Seattle Theatre Group (STG) Education and Community Engagements (ECE) takes health & safety as high priority. By agreeing to participate in our programs you are agreeing to follow STG’s safety protocols: