CFPA Dance

The Dance Concentration Area is a four-year program designed to provide dancers the opportunity to study dance technique in various genres including ballet, modern dance and jazz dance. Students are placed in class according to grade level and move up as a result of mid-year adjudication. In addition to dance technique students also study dance composition, skeletal/muscular anatomy, and dance history and dance production.

Ms. Howes, Dance Director
Ms. Howes
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Dance Audition Requirements

Please keep in mind that Covid restrictions may force us to alter the format of the audition slightly

Part 1 - Dance Class

Applicant will participate in a dance technique class consisting of classical ballet barre and center which will include movement patterns in ballet, jazz and modern dance techniques.

Part 2 - Dance Solo

Applicant will perform a student prepared solo. This piece should be no less than one minute in length and no more than one and a half minutes. Applicant will bring their own music on a clearly labeled CD or on an electronic device.

Part 3 - Interview

The panel will execute a brief interview with each applicant after the performance of solo work.

Audition Attire

Students should arrive in proper dance attire. Leotards and tights are preferred for female applicants. Male applicants should wear form fitting work out wear or jazz pants. Appropriate footwear is required- ballet slippers, jazz shoes and bare feet for modern. Hair should be pulled back and securely fastened. Please refrain from wearing jewelry or baggy clothes

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