Chantry School Auditions

Audition Quest spoke to Rae Piper, principal of The Chantry School- which offers a fantastic Associate Programme, as well as a Youth Dance Company. What will auditionees be asked to do in your auditions this year? Digital Auditions: Auditionees initially submit an application form and photographs. After this, auditionees are sent a list of exercises…

Relevant or outdated- Are dancing conventions harming students?

By Mia Lyndon and Crystal Nicholls Crystal Nicholls is a professional dancer from Barbados who currently lives in London, UK. She is currently an ensemble dancer in Disney’s The Lion King and the founder of Crystal Nicholls Coaching . It seems that, as dancers, we just accept insecurity as a given. We see it something that…

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A Word to Everyone

By Mia Lyndon There’s something bizarre about achieving our very own aspirations. There’s something impermissible, something prohibited, about reaching the goals that we’ve always set out to achieve. We spend days gazing out into the stars, into the skies, with our aspirations knitted tightly around our hearts- wishing that one day our dreams might simply…

5 VERY POSITIVE THINGS FOR DANCERS

Negativity? Nope, there’s too much of that. Luckily, there’s loads to be positive about too… STRONG AF– Anyone else noticed how strong our industry is getting? Isolation cannot stop people. Take a look at all the free online classes going on- what a fantastic way to bring dancers together and continue training in the most innovative…

In dance, why isn’t happiness a measure of success?

Dancing has never really made me fully happy. A break-down before class, a skipped meal, an anxious pre-show panic. When I launched myself into full-time dance college, I thought that things would get easier- I’d be happier- but I was simply wrong. Characterised by its constant demand for perfection- the dance world appeared to me…

’50 TIPS : AUDITION SUCCESS’- Audition Advice From a Pro

For performers of stage and screen, auditions hold paramount importance. With so much riding on the line of just a single audition, you’ve got to get it right. Every time. It’s often considered impossible to fully understand what an audition panel is looking for, or the ‘rules’ that you must follow to gain ultimate success….

‘Acting is Acting’- Lovenna Kureemun: Kick Start Your Acting Audition Success

Calling all actors, dramatic enthusiasts and performers, here is your secret weapon to reaching indisputable audition success. ‘Acting is Acting’ is the innovative new publication from Lovenna Kureemun, providing actors with an abundance of information, advice and tips to heighten audition success. Concise and informative, this read is crafted around developing your skills in a…