Auditions Announced for HOT CHOCOLATE at Revolution Dance Theatre

RDT_logoAuditions: Thursday Oct. 7, 2021
Mutual Arts Center, 1805 Larch Ave.
North College Hill

Revolution Dance Theatre is now casting dancers for our upcoming performance of HOT CHOCOLATE taking place Dec. 10-11 2021 at the Aronoff Center!

HOT CHOCOLATE is a contemporary remix of the classic Nutcracker tale. With original music, eclectic choreography and a story that warms the soul.

Dancers must be able to commit to a weekly rehearsal schedule beginning in early October. By mid November, dancers may be expected to commit to meeting 2-3x a week.

We are interested in dancers proficient in one or more of the following areas: Ballet, Gymnastics, Hip Hop or Step. Dancers of varying ages and skill levels are encouraged to audition.

Group 1: Ages 5-8
Arrival Time: 5:15 p.m.
Audition Time: 5:30 p.m.

HOT CHOCOLATE has several roles that allow kids in this age group to shine. While dance experience is a plus – we recognize that anyone in this particular group may be very early in their dance or performance journey. We’re looking for a group of kids who can follow direction well, demonstrate demonstrate technical potential and who’s not afraid to take center stage.

Parents will be able to accompany their child through the process but will not be allowed inside the actual audition space.​

RDT staff will lead kids through simple combinations that incorporate elements of the various genres we’re auditioning for (ballet, gymnastics, hip hop or step). Children who have a small (1 minute or less) combination they would like to show may be allowed to do so – but this is not required.​

Group 1 participants should arrive by 5:15 p.m. Please arrive warm and in clothes you can move comfortably in.

Group 2: Ages 9-12
Arrival Time: 6:15 p.m.
Audition Time: 6:30 p.m.

Dance and/or general performance experience in this group is a plus but not necessary. Boys and girls who don’t mind showing off, can display rhythmic ability and kinesthetic sense will do very well. Gymnastics a plus!

There are several roles for this age group across genres for both boys and girls.

Parents will be able to accompany their child through the process but will not be allowed inside the actual audition space.​

RDT staff will lead kids through simple combinations that incorporate elements of the various genres we’re auditioning for (ballet, gymnastics, hip hop or step). Children who have a small (1 minute or less) combination they would like to show may be allowed to do so – but this is not required.​

Group 2 participants should arrive by 6:15 p.m. Please arrive warm and in clothes you can move comfortably in.

Group 3: Ages 13+
Arrival Time: 7:15 p.m.
Audition Time: 7:30 p.m.

Prior dance experience is preferred in this age group but is not a requirement. There are a variety of roles available for people in this wide category and the vary widely from role to role as well. While some roles require technical proficiency others depend on the performers ability to simply execute combinations. ​

Parents of minors will be able to accompany their child through the process but will not be allowed inside the actual audition space.​

RDT staff will lead performance groups through simple combinations that incorporate elements of the various genres we’re auditioning for (ballet, gymnastics, hip hop or step). Performers who have a small (1 minute or less) combination they would like to show may be allowed to do so – but this is not required.​

Group 3 participants should arrive by 7:15 p.m. Please arrive warm and in clothes you can move comfortably in. Dancers with pointe experience should bring their shoes.

Audition registration is available at the bottom of the official audition page.

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