Auditions for new Gems begins May 1 2020
         Please email
chescodancecenter@gmail.com to schedule an audition.

  • Current Gems are not required to audition.  They will be re-evaluated by the Gems faculty and if accepted back into the company an invitation will be received in early/mid June.

                                                    Audition Information
         

  • Any dancers age 8+ who would like to be considered for the Gems Dance Company must audition. 

  • Dancers auditioning need to bring at least 30 seconds of their own choreography (no longer then 60 seconds) and music for the choreography on an IPOD or similar device.

  • Dancers under the age of 8 do not need to audition, they will placed on our Opals Team for the 2020 season.
     

        Dancers who are accepted into the company will be notified before July 1 2020.   

            Casting for the specific Gem’s dances and teams will be selected at the                                                              Annual Summer Dance Experience. 
 

                                                       Important Dates
         

  • Gems Dance Company Acceptance Letters - Mid June (before July 1 2020)

  • Ballet Intensive: Saturday July 25th and Sunday July 26, 2020. 

    • NOTE: This intensive is optional however highly encouraged for all Intermediate and Advanced level Gems.

  • Summer Dance Experience 2020 (*required for all Gems, optional for Opals)​

    • Monday August 3rd - Friday August 7th 2020; 9:00AM - 3:00PM​

  • Gems Choreography Week ​(*required for all Gems, No Opals)

    • Monday​ August 17th - Friday August 21st 2020

    • 9:00AM - 3:00PM (with possible extra times for optional dances)

    • Schedule and details will be sent out after casting is complete. 

    • Dances may not miss this week for any reason 

                        *Gems will rehearse on Sundays beginning in September.*
         

Other mandatory Gems commitments for Fall of 2020

  • Nutcracker Auditions 

    • Friday September 18th 

      • Party Scene and Battle Scene Dancers will rehearse Friday evenings.​ Snow, Act 2 and other leads will rehearse on Sundays. 

  • Nutcracker Country Christmas Performance

    •  Saturday December 5th​​​

  • ​Nutcracker Dress Rehearsals​

    • Thursday December 10th and Friday December 11th​

  • Nutcracker Performances ​

    • Saturday December 12th​

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