Still interested in studying dance with us this summer during our 3-week boarding summer dance intensive that runs July 8-28? If you missed our live auditions in La Crosse, Minneapolis and Green Bay, do not fear. We have one more live audition on Sat. April 14th in Winona, 10am-Noon. Dancers who are unable to attend one of our live auditions are invited to send in a video submission. The cutoff date for video submissions is April 10th, 2018. Send videos along with dancer name, age, phone number, email, address and parent or guardian name to:  Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts, Attn:  Jamie Schwaba, 1164 W. 10th St., Winona, MN 55987 or virtually to jschwaba@smumn.edu and tschmidt@smumn.edu through Google Drive or YouTube (remember to make this private if you don’t want the world to see it).

Please include the following on your video:

A ballet barre including the following on alternate sides:  

  • plié 
  • tendu, dégagé
  • rond de jambe and fondu
  • frappe 
  • developpé or adagio
  • grand battement

A ballet center including the following on both sides:

  • adagio, pirouette combination with en dehors and en dedans turns 
  • petite allegro
  • grand allegro

Optionally dancers may include; a jazz, modern, tap, or character dance center combination of at least 64 counts or 16 bars.

We hope to see you soon either live or digitally! Please contact us if you have any questions or click below for more details.

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