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COMPETITION TEAM AUDITION PREP

*Dancers should be practicing these moves weekly at home prior to the audition*

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Ages 7+

single outside pirouette (right and left)

• pique turns, chaine turns (right and left) 

• heel stretch on both sides (without holding on to anything)

• needle on both sides (hands on ground legs in split)

• full split (right leg, left leg, and middle split)

• chasse step leap (right and left) 

• surprise leap (right and left) 

• surprise straddle leap (right and left) 

• toe touch

• all ballet positions (1st,2nd,3rd,4th,5th,6th)

• jazz arms

• jazz square

• grapevine

• 3 step turn

• chasse ball change

• kick ball change

 

Ages 10+

• double outside pirouette (right and left)

• jazz kicks 

• heel stretch, knee stretch, ankle stretch, bow and arrow (both sides) 

• full splits (right, left, middle) 

• chasse step leap (both sides)

• surprise leap (both sides)

• surprise straddle leap (both sides) 

• toe touch

• ball change, high chaine, low chaine, calypso (both sides)

• all ballet positions 

• the ability to understand ballet terminology, without a demonstration, on command. 

10+ ELITE

  • double outside ballet pirouette (right and left)

  • 8 al second fouettés (both sides)

  • leg turns (both sides) 

  • illusions (both sides)

  • chaine turn, pique turn, attitude turn (both sides)

*THE MOVES BELOW WILL BE ASKED BUT NOT EXPECTED*

  • front walkover 

  • back walkover 

  • cartwheel (right and left)

  • headstand 

  • head spring

  • ariel

Ages 14+

• triple outside pirouette (right and left)

• 8 al second fouettés (both sides)

• jazz kicks 

• heel stretch, knee stretch, ankle stretch, bow and arrow (both sides) 

• full splits (right, left, middle) 

• chasse step leap (both sides)

• surprise leap (both sides)

• surprise straddle leap (both sides) 

• toe touch

• firebird (right and left)

• ball change, high chaine, low chaine, calypso (both sides)

• leg hold turns

• all ballet positions 

• the ability to understand ballet terminology, without a demonstration, on command. 

14+ ELITE

  • triple outside ballet pirouette (right and left)

  • 8 ballet fouettes (both sides) 

  • 8 al second fouettés (both sides)

  • leg turns (both sides) 

  • illusions (both sides)

  • developpes en croix (right and left)

  • switch leaps (right and left)

  • reverse leap (right and left)

  • front walkover 

  • back walkover 

  • cartwheel (right and left)

  • headstand 

  • head spring

Ballroom: 

  • dancers will be taught a 32 count ballroom competition 

 

Hip Hop:

  • dancers will be taught a 32 count hip hop combination 

Improv:

  • dancers will be asked to improv across the floor one at a time

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