Upcoming Auditions

BDE Company Auditions for the 2020-2021 Season

Sunday, May 17th

Barrington Dance Academy

Barrington Dance Ensemble (BDE) is a not for profit 501(c)(3) which engages and inspires the community by providing cultural enrichment through exceptional dance education, performance, and scholarship. BDE, formed in 1989, provides ongoing education and unique performance opportunities melding student and professional dancers, and has become a local standard bearer for the arts.

BDE is a company of gifted dance students 11-18 years of age, who audition, and once chosen, undertake a comprehensive training program, which includes roles in BDE productions and community outreach. We invite local students to learn more about BDE as the next step in their dance training!

Female dancers must be at least 11 years old, taking three ballet classes per week, and dancing on pointe in order to audition. Male dancers must be 11 years old with three years of previous training. Audition attire for ladies consists of a black leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes (ladies should also bring pointe shoes). Audition attire for men consists of a white t-shirt and black shorts or pants.

Dancers should pre-register by Thursday, May 14th, by filling out an Audition Registration Form and returning it to the BDE office with $20.00 audition fee (cash or check).

All auditioning dancers who are new to BDE company must attend a parent & dancer informational meeting prior to auditioning. A group meeting will be held on March 5th, 6:30-7:15pm. Dancers must be fully available for all performances in 2020-2021 in order to audition. Company contracts are available for review in the BDE office.

Please contact the Barrington Dance Ensemble if you have any questions about the audition, the company, or your dancer’s readiness to audition.