NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS FOR DANCERS

STOP COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERS: This will lead to nothing other than your own misery. Learn to appreciate and celebrate your own strengths as well as other peoples. BE GRATEFUL FOR FEEDBACK: Corrections and feedback should be considered as a gift from your teacher. If you want to improve, you need to start understanding where…

London Studio Centre Audition Tips

Today’s tips are from Holly, a third year student at @ldnstudiocentre 🌟 Try to ooze confidence throughout the day. Smile as much as possible and show the panel how much you are enjoying yourself – they want to see that you’re fully engaged and interested in the course- Don’t concern yourself about having a particular…

What Should You Include in a Performing Arts / Dance Personal Statement?

Most dance or musical theatre courses require you to include a personal statement within your application, but what should this include? Below are a few suggestions to help you get the ball rolling… YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS: Explain in detail any dance related achievements that you have accomplished. This could include dance exams, extra training courses, summer…

Can You ‘Fake’ Audition Confidence Easily?

Audition panels are looking for confidence, but what if you find it impossible to actually feel confident in an audition? Is it possible to look confident without actually feeling confident? Explore some of the best ways to increase your audition presence.

Researching for an Audition

The audition panel loves nothing more than knowing that you’ve taken the time to fully research what you’re auditioning for. Whether it’s a dance school or company, it is always crucial that you have some understanding on what it’s all about. It shows that you care. Not only does this assure the panel that you…

Audition Nerves: FEAR OF JUDGEMENT

Any situation in which you present yourself is going to be nerve-wracking. This is because people don’t like feeling judged. It all links to the idea of feeling ‘vulnerable’ at an audition. In order to clear your mind, don’t think of the panel ‘judging’ you, consider it more as them ‘assessing’ you. They’ll be looking…

Dealing with Audition Nerves

Nervousness. Unfortunately, simple human nature is to blame for this potentially detrimental feeling. Whether you’re an absolute beginner or a full-time professional, it is natural to become nervous when being on show. Auditions often push us to the edge – not only are you being watched by a panel of critics, but you are also…

The Audition Quest: Help Guides for Success

Dance auditions are tough. Really tough. But they don’t have to be. As with anything, auditioning is a skill – something that can easily be worked upon and improved. It’s just about knowing how to do this, as reasons for audition failure often fall within similar patterns. By understanding the most typical reasons for audition…

Guildford School of Acting Musical Theatre Auditions

Dubbed as one of the country’s flagship drama universities, Guildford School of Acting is a highly exciting place to study for your degree. The school offers a variety of different courses surrounding the performing arts, in both degree level and beyond. To find out more information please click here. For this Audition Guide, I had…