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Audition Information

Auditions for the Orchesis Dance Company are held each year during the first full week of classes in fall quarter. On Tuesday night, a mandatory informational meeting covers the course requirements of the Orchesis Dance Company - DANC345/DANC346. Permission numbers are provided to dancer who are invited to join the company.

On Thursday night, a panel composed of the Orchesis directors and student interns watch dancers learn and perform short combinations in the Ballet, Modern, and Contemporary Jazz genres. Audition results are posted by midnight on the Cal Poly Orchesis Facebook and Instagram accounts.

All audition-related activities are held in the Moon Ja Minn Suhr Dance Studio. The studio is located in Building 60, Room 6—across from Mustang Stadium and next to the Crandall Gym women's locker room and restroom.

2021-22 AUDITION INFORMATION

22-23 Audition Information

Mandatory Information Meeting/Audition signup: Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at 6:10 p.m. - Moon Ja Minn Suhr Dance Studio, Bldg., 60 Rm. 6

Audition: Thursday, September 22, 2022, at 6:10 p.m. - Moon Ja Minn Suhr Dance Studio, Bldg., 60 Rm. 6

REQUIREMENTS

You must attend the informational meeting on Tuesday prior to auditioning and fill out the required forms. If you have other classes scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday evenings you will not be able to do Orchesis.

Chosen dancers must be able to enroll in DANC345 (fall quarter) and DANC346 (winter quarter.) DANC345 is a 4 unit course that meets T/Th from 6:10-10:00 pm. DANC346 meets nightly beginning on the first Tuesday of winter quarter. Permission numbers are provided to dancer who are invited to join the company.

Image: Brittany App
2019, 49th annual concert: "Tabula Rasa"
Choreography by Michelle Walter (faculty)
Lighting Design by Clint Bryson (staff)
Dancers: Advanced Contemporary Repertory students (DANC331 in fall quarter)

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