Auditions

Please check the course description of the program to see whether you are required to audition prior to registering for the intensive or workshop. You must either attend a live audition or audition by uploading or mailing your materials. Audition information is listed by discipline below.

Dance

​​Auditions are required for the Duets and the Art of Partnering, Advanced Dance Performance Intensive, Intermediate / Advanced, Intermedia teIntensives.

Auditions at Cornish

Auditions at Cornish will take place on January 13 and March 3 at  Kerry Hall.

Check-in occurs 30 minutes prior to the audition start time. The 1.5 hr audition will consist of a ballet class by a contemporary combination. Pre- Registration is strongly encouraged, but not required. To Pre-Register, please fill out our online application. There is a $30 audition fee payable the day of.

January Intermediate: https://apply.cornish.edu/register/?id=9a619f9e-326d-4943-a48c-768829d8937e

January Int/Adv: https://apply.cornish.edu/register/?id=d9e37fba-65c0-47b6-8cbb-f37c911a78de

March Intermediate: https://apply.cornish.edu/register/?id=f4b43de5-540c-47b9-825d-1a1681ff6cfc

March Int/Adv: https://apply.cornish.edu/register/?id=eb2956d5-af08-40ba-b6f1-1e64a1f5b372

Please email the program coordinator a summerdance@cornish.edu if you have any questions about the live auditions at Cornish

Auditions by Mail

Auditions will also be accepted by mail. Submit a 10-minute DVD, include an application, and $30 audition fee and mail it directly to

Summer at Cornish -- Dance
1000 Lenora Street
Seattle, WA 98121

Your DVD should include:

  • Four exercises, one side only -- Plies/grand plies, battement degage, jetes, battement fondue, adagio exercise
  • Center work, one side only -- 32–count adagio, pirouette/pique turning combination, petite allegro, grand allegro

Priority will be given to DVDs received by May 1, 2019. Auditions by DVD will be accepted until workshops meet maximum enrollment.

Please email the program coordinator at summerdance@cornish.edu if you have any questions about submitting your audition materials. You will be contacted within one week after receiving your materials notifying you of your acceptance status to the program. When you are accepted to the program, you’ll receive an email from the program coordinator.

Auditions by Upload

Please email the program coordinator at summerdance@cornish.edu for information uploading your audition materials. Your upload must include:

  • Four exercises, one side only -- Plies/grand plies, battement degage, jetes, battement fondue, adagio exercise
  • Center work, one side only -- 32–count adagio, pirouette/pique turning combination, petite allegro, grand allegro

Either mail or email an application, and $30 audition fee directly to:

Summer at Cornish -- Dance
1000 Lenora Street
Seattle, WA 98121

or summerdance@cornish.edu 

Priority will be given to uploads received by May 8, 2019. Auditions by upload will be accepted until workshops meet maximum enrollment.

Music

It is noted in the course description of the music intensive or workshop if an audition is required. Music students can still register for the course prior to auditioning, as we utilize the audition to determine placement.

Auditions by Upload

Please email the Summer Extensions Program Manager at mcallaizakis@cornish.edu if you have any questions about uploading your audition materials and to receive confirmation.