Lead Roles Audition

Lead Roles Audition for Twinkle Dance Showcase 2022 is now open! Shortlisted candidates will perform acting scenes that narrate the gripping storyline of the show. Grasp this golden opportunity to gain a unique theatrical experience while showcasing your dance moves!

 

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE TAKING PART

  1. Eligibility: Showcase 2022 applicants who are aged 6 or above (born in 2015 or earlier).
  2. If a candidate is shortlisted, he/she must register into the Lead Role Rehearsal Classes and attend no fewer than 10 classes in order to be qualified to perform. *Please refer to below for details.
  3. Lead role performers must also be enrolled in the Showcase 2022 for their regular dance class.
  4. Lead role performers will be assigned to perform in one of the shows only. Show day will be different from their regular class’ performance date.
  5. Casting will be shortlisted and roles will be assigned by Twinkle Dance.
  6. Lead role performers are expected to respect and cherish this performance in a serious and professional manner. Performers should be committed, enthusiastic and diligent towards the assigned role. Please ensure you are available to commit before applying for the audition.

 

VIDEO AUDITION & SUBMISSION DEADLINE

  • The audition will take place in the form of video submission.
  • Candidates are required to submit a video clip for auditioning purposes. 
  • Each candidate should demonstrate a full section of the provided script in the audition video.
  • Applicants should submit their audition video on or before Friday December 19th 2021, 11:59 PM.
  • Hints: we are looking for candidates who are strong at:  
  1. Clear vocal projection
  2. Body gesture (some dance steps will be incorporated between lines!) 

 

NOTES FOR VIDEO SUBMISSION

  • The shooting environment should be well-lit and the sound is clear. You may videotape the audition using phones, cameras or other recording cameras.  
  • The video must be one-take through, editing is NOT allowed. The video must be filmed with a still angle, and the applicant’s full body must be clearly seen. 
  • The video must be submitted in any of the following formats (mov, mp4 or wmv).
  • Submission Method: Please upload the video to cloud or to online sharing platforms (e.g. Dropbox, Google Drive, WeTransfer, etc.) and enable viewing permission before emailing the link to event@twinkledance.com on or before December 19th 2021.

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Applicants must submit their audition video by on or before December 19th 2021, 11:59 PM.

 

AUDITION RESULTS

Shortlisted applicants will be notified via email within 2 weeks after the video audition submission deadline.

REGISTRATION FOR SHORTLISTED PERFORMERS

Shortlisted lead role performers will be required to register and enroll into the Lead Role Rehearsal Classes in order to perform.

The Registration Fee is $3230, which includes:

  1. 15 REHEARSAL CLASSES: ($150/class) on Sunday afternoons at Twinkle Dance Studio.
  2. ON-STAGE REHEARSAL: Lead roles are required to attend an on-stage rehearsal on Friday April 29th, 2022 after school hours. 
  3. COSTUME: A special designed costume by dancewear brand Tutulamb ($980).
  4. SHOW TICKETS: 2 tickets for the lead role performance will be reimbursed. Details will be announced.
  5. COMPLEMENTARY STUDIO PHOTOSHOOT SERVICE: A complimentary professional photo shoot service with costume and dance pose guidance from teachers will be offered to all lead role performers.

*Lead role performers MUST also participate in the Dance Showcase performance with their regular class.  

*Lead role performers will be assigned to perform in one of the shows only.  Show day will be different from their regular class’s performance date.

 

REHEARSAL CLASSES

Location Teacher Dates  Class Time 
Twinkle Dance

Central Sugar Plum Studio

Ms. Rio/Ms. Lynn Jan 8, 15, 22, 29

Feb 5, 12, 19, 26

March 5, 12, 19, 26

April 2, 9, 23

Saturday 4:15-5:15 PM

 

*Extra rehearsals might be required when closer to the performance date if necessary.

*If your regular class time clashes with the lead role rehearsal class time, an alternative regular class will be offered. Please contact Twinkle Dance studios for more details.

*Please check your availability for the above dates BEFORE auditioning to avoid disappointment. It is essential for lead role performers to attend all rehearsal classes.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Audition

  • Participants must provide accurate information for the audition. If there is any omission or inaccuracy, Twinkle Dance Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as “Twinkle Dance”) reserves the right to disqualify the applicant.
  • The applicant must be age 6 or above (born in 2014 or earlier) to be eligible for the lead role audition and performance.
  • Casting will be selected and assigned by Twinkle Dance.
  • The shortlisted lead role performers must also be enrolled in the Dance Showcase with their regular dance class.

 

Use of recorded video

  • The video recording you submit may be shared with members of the administration team and teaching faculty in order to make decisions about your child’s lead role audition for Twinkle Dance Showcase 2022. If your child’s lead role audition is successful, we will retain your video recording with your application materials for one (1) year. The recording will then be deleted from our database. If your child’s audition is not successful, we will retain your application materials and your video recording for one (1) year of this decision being made. These will then be deleted from our database. When recording your video please ensure that you are mindful about your surroundings to ensure you do not capture the personal data of others without their permission.

 

Liability

  • All participants enrolled in this activity do so at their own risk and the company is not responsible for any loss, damage, or injury to students, their family members, and guests as a result of participating in this activity.

 

Disclaimer

  • Twinkle Dance reserves the right to final interpretation of any disputes arising from this application and reserves the right to change the application contents without prior notification. 
  • Any dispute connected in any way with this application will be resolved by Twinkle Dance at its absolute discretion.

Download Audition Monologue