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 ‘look’,…

What Should You ACTUALLY Wear to a Dance Audition?

Sadly, auditioning successfully isn’t just about turning up and dancing well. Like with most things, there are so many other components that can affect how well you actually perform. Appearance is certainly one of them. The human eye has a fantastic ability of being drawn to certain things, often due to instinctual associations and past…

Stuck in a Rut

Summer break is over, you’re back to training and you were excited. Excited about getting back into your routine, excited about improving, performing and building yourself back up again. But, it’s tough. Really tough. This is the problem that I keep finding myself in. I yearn to be back, yet once I am, I find…

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…

After A Summer Break

There’s a new opening tomorrow. A new opportunity. There’s nothing like a new year – a fresh page- to embark further on towards your aspirations. Beginning a new academic year of dance college is the perfect excuse, the perfect catalyst, to galvanize yourself further into your training. Sometimes, the only way to catapult yourself into…

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…