WHEN IS THE AUDITION?
Auditions for The Source Dance Company are held each year at
Harbour Dance Centre, 927 Granville St, Vancouver BC. www.harbourdance.com. Auditions are usually held during the month of July. Video submissions are accepted year round.
AUDITIONS FOR THE 2013/14 COMPANY will be held at 5:00pm on SATURDAY JULY 13th 2013 at Harbour Dance Centre. Callbacks will be on SUNDAY JULY 14TH at 8:00pm.
Please bring a photo & resume if you have one.
The audition will be before a panel of choreographers and will entail an across the floor jazz technique audition as well as choreographed routines in both contemporary jazz and hip hop. Be prepared to stay for approximately 2 1/2 hours.
There is no need to pre-register, however if you wish to fill out the audition form ahead of time you may access it here:
For those who are unable to attend the audition, video submissions will be accepted.
Video submissions must be received prior to the auditions. Please include a jazz, hip hop and contemporary/lyrical routine (at least one minute of each) as well as technique/across the floor: pique turns, pirouettes, fouettes, jetes, axels and anything else you wish to include. Show off!
Along with your video submission, please include a short note or video taped speech about your dance training, your goals as a professional dancer and your contact information (phone, email).
Video submissions should be mailed to:
The Source Dance Company
c/o 1115 Clerihue Rd
Port Coquitlam, BC
WHAT IS THE SOURCE?
The Source is a semi-professional dance company for dancers aged 17 and over who are looking for an outlet for training and performing with a highly dedicated and talented group of dancers. The Source is designed for those dancers who may be graduating high school, or leaving their dance studio, who are looking for a performance group to continue training and performing with, at a non-competitive level, working towards a professional career in dance.
All Source company members are required and encouraged to continue training in other classes and are welcome to continue attending their own dance studio in addition to The Source.
WHAT STYLE OF DANCE IS THE COMPANY?
The Source focuses on jazz, hip hop, tap, lyrical, contemporary, musical theatre and other various styles of dance throughout the year. Emphasis is placed on jazz technique, lyrical/contemporary, stylized street jazz & hip hop.
WHAT IS INVOLVED?
Being a Source Company member involves being fully committed to rehearsals, classes and performances from September to mid July. Company members are also required to take additional mandatory classes each week. Class sheets will be designed personally for each dancer and must be submitted at the end of each month. Any member who does not fulfill their class requirements will be removed from the company.
WHAT ARE THE FEES?
Fees are $295.00 plus HST per month. Dancers receive over 44 hours of class time each month. PLUS: These fees cover the costs of all faculty instructors, studio rentals, promotional material and guest choreographers. Fees are due every month or may be paid in a lump sum. Dancers are committed to completing the entire year of training. No refunds will be granted unless an injury or special circumstance occurs. A one time $200.00 costume fee is due September.
WHO ARE THE FACULTY MEMBERS?
The artistic director of The Source Dance Company is Joanne Pesusich. Full time ballet & contemporary instructor is Sarah Brewer Clowes.
Other guest faculty includes ALEX PESUSICH, CHRISTINA WOODARD, GUS BEMBERY, BROCK JELLISON, CHRIS DUPRE, ERIC MALAPAD, SHAY KUEBLER, JENNIFER WHITE SMITH, SARAH BREWER CLOWES, MOE BRODY, HEATHER LAURA GRAY, KELSEY CHACE, JENNIFER OLEKSIUK, KEVIN TOOKEY, LIZ VAESEN, KIM SATO, SABRINA PHILLIP, LOUISE HRADSKY, SHANNON TEAT, HARJ RAI, MACKENZIE GREEN, NATHALIE HEATH, MELISSA PANTON, FERD TOCOL, ONIKA POWELL, AMY GARDNER, LIZ TOOKEY, HEATHER DOTTO, SARAH BRINSON, MOSES ASHER CHRISTIAN, TARA JEAN POPOWICH, VINCENT DESJARDINS, SASHA KOZAK, CODY GREEN, JOEY MATT, KOH MCRADU, MELISSA MOTI, MILO LEVELL, KHALID FREEMAN, KIRSTEN WICKLUND, VALERIE HO, AMY ALTO, HUI CHA POOS, YUSUF NASIR & more. The Source is sponsored by Harbour Dance Centre.
WHAT IS THE GOAL OF THE SOURCE?
The Source is designed to create a professional dancer/performer. The Source will perform in various live performances throughout the year. Audition opportunities are offered throughout the year to Source members for international performances, commercials, & television shows. The Source will help enhance the skills the dancers already have, focusing on style, attack and a professional performance feel. Select members of The Source will be chosen to assist convention instructors on the Groove Street Productions Dance Convention Tour. (www.groovestreet.net) The Source will help create resume boosters, and contacts within the professional entertainment industry here in Vancouver and Los Angeles.
WHEN ARE THE CLASSES/REHEARSALS?
These class times may change, stay tuned......
Wednesdays: (8:15 - 10:45pm) Jazz technique and hip hop tech classes.
Thursdays: (8:15-10:45pm) Company tech class combined with the Harbour Dance Intensive Training Program
Saturdays: (5:00-8:00pm) Jazz technique and choreography rehearsals.
Sundays: (5:30-8:00pm) Ballet technique and Contemporary, alternating with hip hop technique and/or various classes.
All rehearsals and classes will be held at Harbour Dance Centre, 927 Granville Street in Vancouver.
Photo credit: Laura Zeke Photography