2020 UGA GEORGETTE AUDITION INFORMATION

INFORMATION

UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 UGA Georgette Auditions have been altered to best protect everyone involved during this time. Please read carefully for the updated process.

Round 1: Video Auditions
Round 2: Live Callbacks

STEP ONE: INTEREST FORM:

Fill out the UGA Auxiliary interest form to make sure we are able to contact all interested candidates (new members and veterans):   https://forms.gle/TVKbKXftTj87ZMRQ7

STEP TWO: ONLINE APPLICATION AND FEE:

STEP THREE: VIDEO AUDITION:

  • View the video audition materials at the following link: 
    Across the Floor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKxHMwKPm_Y&t=1s
    Kickline and Pom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbfBdj4XIqs
    Jazz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSvtQ64Z75g
     
  • SUBMIT YOUR AUDITION VIDEO by 5:00 PM on Sunday, April 26th, 2020.  Here is the link to submit your 4 Videos:  https://forms.gle/dhJ6QScChLnWCpbv6
     
  • Video Requirements: Please upload videos to YouTube and be sure the links are unlisted to allow our staff to access them. SUBMIT YOUR AUDITION VIDEO by 5:00 PM on Sunday, April 26th, 2020.  Here is the link to submit your 4 Videos: https://forms.gle/dhJ6QScChLnWCpbv6.  Taking the current circumstances into account, it is not required that the dancer record the material inside a studio or a gym. Any open space inside the home, garage, or even the yard is perfectly acceptable, as long as the skills can be performed safely.
     
  • Attire for Video Auditions: All Candidates should wear 2-piece attire with performance make-up & hair. Your hair & make-up should be complementary and appropriate for an athletic environment.
    • Top: Dance/Sports Bra Top
    • Bottom: Spandex Shorts/Skirt (no dance pants)
    • Tights & Dance shoes of choice
       
    • Video 1: Introductory/Improvisation Video:
      • Introduce yourself and state the date of the video. Ex: Hello, My name is “First Name-Last-Name” and it is Saturday, April 25, 2020. (name, intended major, hometown, year in school etc.) and explain why you wish to be a UGA Georgette, Why you chose UGA, future goals, interesting fact about yourself.
      • 30 second improvisation to any music of choice
        • Showcase your strengths (leaps, turn combination, gymnastics, etc.), dance style, performance ability
           
    • ​​​​​​​Video 2-4: 3 Taught Videos: include the following: Please introduce yourself before you start and state the date of the video. Ex: Hello, My name is “First-Name Last-Name” and it is Saturday, April 25, 2020.
      • Across the Floor: Available April 25, 2020 at NOON
      • Kickline/Pom Routine: Available April 25, 2020 at NOON
      • Jazz Routine: Available April 25, 2020 at NOON

STEP FOUR: LIVE CALLBACK AUDITION:

  • Candidates who submit a video audition will be notified via email by April 30th if they are invited to a live callback audition. The callback will take place over the summer at Stegeman Coliseum on campus in Athens. You will be notified of the exact date when you are invited to callbacks. (Expect late June/early July).
  • At the conclusion of the one-day callback audition, our final 2020 team will be announced. A mandatory orientation meeting will take place on this same evening.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

Judges: The judges will score candidates during both the video portion of the process, as well as callbacks. Judges are looking for poise, dance technique, memory, timing, showmanship, personality, and learning approach.

Deposit: A new member can expect to pay around $1,500-$1,800 total for the season’s apparel. Many of these items are one-time purchases. 50% of the members’ total is expected to be paid at the mandatory meeting after being offered a position on the team tentatively scheduled for late June/early July. The remaining balance is to be paid by August 1st.

For more information contact: Dawgsaux@yahoo.com

 

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