Audition/Interview Requirements – Dance

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To audition for PVA Dance, students are required to have previously submitted all components of the PVA application process. Please see Apply Online for further information.

Video Audition Submission

We have made a change to our audition requirements due to the ever-changing nature of the current wave of COVID-19.  We will require all applicants submit a short dance audition video prior to the scheduled interview with teachers.  Deadline for submission is January 20, 2022.
What to submit?
  • Applicants will submit a 1-2 minute long dance video
  • For your dance video, our preference is that you show us a piece of choreography of any style, either self-choreographed or choregraphed by someone else.
  • If you do not have a piece of choreography to share, your dance video can be a short exercise, improvised solo or even a tik tok dance, we are watching to see how you move.
  • Please ensure that you are completely visible in your video, if you are dancing at home, be sure to create some space and that you are not moving in and out of the video frame. 

Individual Interview

Applicants and a parent/guardian will be required to attend a 10-minute interview conversation  with a member of the dance department. During that time, we want to understand the dancer’s passion and commitment to dance, and explain the expectations of our specialized program. It’s beneficial for students and parents to ask questions and determine if we are a good fit for them as well!

PVA auditions and interviews are friendly and supportive. This may be your first audition ever and we want everyone to have a positive and fun experience.

Late Applicants – Audition & Interview Instructions

If dancers apply for PVA after January 7, 2022, please email Alison Stone at alstone@cbe.ab.ca  and she will follow up with late audition and interview instructions.