2020 MAJORETTE AUDITION INFORMATION

INFORMATION

UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 UGA Majorette 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:

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

Go Dawgs!

The University of Georgia Feature Twirler

The University of Georgia Feature Twirler position is highly sought after and very competitive. The Redcoat Marching Band continues to recruit the best twirlers across the nation. The Feature Twirler is a scholarship position and auditions will be held every year.

In order to be selected you must send a 5-8 minute video that showcases your talent.

Video Submissions need to be in the band office by December 1st. Please send a cover letter, a letter of recommendation, twirling resume, full body photo in uniform along with video to:

UGA Bands
Attn.: Feature Twirler Auditions
250 River Road
Athens, GA 30602

The Feature Twirler Panel will select twirler/twirlers to come in for a LIVE audition that will take place in the spring time. Once videos are viewed you will receive a letter from the Band Director stating the next steps in the process. We will ask you to come in for a LIVE audition and you need to prepare a 3 minute routine that should include: 1 baton tricks (double walkover, aerials, double illusions, etc.), 2, 3, and 4 baton tricks to any music of your choice. We will give you a piece of music as well and you will have 30 minutes to choreograph your own routine and perform for the panel.

See attached requirements for UGA Feature Twirler (PDF).

For more information please contact dawgsaux@yahoo.com or 706-542-1505.