HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL BEFORE YOU EVEN AUDITION: Personal Statement Advice

Whether you plan on applying for musical theatre colleges, dance universities or performing arts centres, you’ll need a personal statement. Holding the ability to make or break a successful application, personal statements get you seen, before you even step into the audition room. In an industry where multi-skilled performers are desired more highly than ever,…

PERFORMING ARTS PERSONAL STATEMENT ONLINE WORKSHOP

Thinking of auditioning soon but worried about writing your application and personal statement..? Learn how to create the perfect application, to be successful in every audition! All dance and performing arts degrees will require you to submit a personal statement, when you apply- So Get Yours Sorted Now! SCROLL DOWN TO BOOK YOUR PLACE BELOW!…

How Are Auditions Changing?

By Mia Lyndon (of auditionquest.co.uk) Studio doors have been locked and bolted down, leaving face-to-face auditions cancelled without reschedule. The dance scene has been pushed far further than its melting point, yet it’s bouncing back, quickly adapting to our newly-established electric society. With schools and companies eager for income and activity, auditions are still cropping…

THE AILEY SCHOOL: AUDITION TIPS

Built upon the legacy of Alvin Ailey, the Ailey School lives up to the calibre of its founder. Offering a dedicated provision of world-class, rigorous training, the Ailey School is amongst one of the best contemporary training providers in the world. Click here to discover more. Audition Quest had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Lily,…

How to Practise Audition Technique (at home!)

We may be stuck inside and we may have had all of our upcoming auditions cancelled, but this certainly isn’t permanent. Before we know it, the audition season will be back with a bang- so ensure you’re ready for it. Despite our lack of actually having a proper studio to practise in, there are a…

How to Be More Productive than Ever: Keeping Busy in an Isolated World

We’ve had our schedules stripped back and our plans ripped in two- being a dancer in 2020 certainly does not look too promising. As dancers, we excel because we are naturally productive, motivated and committed- we get a kick out of achievement and constantly try to seek out new opportunities. So, being in a situation…

How to Film a Video Audition with Literally no Space

Covid-19 has shaken up the audition world, meaning that almost all auditions are being sent in via video tapes now. Finding it tough to dance around your living room? Follow our tips on how to maximise space and work with what you’ve got. 1. SUSS OUT YOUR HOUSE Pretend that your house has no furniture…

How to be a Kinder Dancer: Staying ‘Nice’ in a Competitive World

By Mia Lyndon (of auditionquest.co.uk) It’s bizarre how dance, which often begins so purely and innocently in our youngest years, can grow to become so cut-throat. Enrolling in junior dance classes- with the only intent to enjoy ourselves- is gradually moulded into a world of competitiveness and hierarchy. Yet for most, we dance only because…

How to e-Network as a Dancer

By Mia Lyndon (of auditionquest.co.uk) From the moment you pledged that you wanted a career in performing arts, you’ve probably had the exact same mantra drilled into you: ‘It’s not what you know, it’s who you know’. I hate to say it, but this is simply true. Trying to forge a career that balances purely…