Reel Problems

Reel Problems

When you say “audition reel” to artistic directors, you’ll probably hear a groan. Screen­ing reels is a tedious process. They sit through dozens each year, growing frustrated by the lack of good footage and getting queasy from shaky camera work. But if you put...
Reel Problems

Audition Tips from the Pros

Always wondered what directors and choreographers look for at an audition? At the “Getting the Job” Artist Talk Series at the School at Steps last Friday, the panelists (Josh Bergasse, Ruthlyn Salomons, Lucille DiCampli and Tiffany Little Canfield) gave...
Reel Problems

Students Vs. Pro: What's The Difference?

Armitage Gone! Dance just moved into a fancy new arts building in Jersey City, and they’ve got some pretty cool plans for how to use their first-ever permanent space. This weekend, the company will hold an audition for an awesome-sounding workshop. Called a...
Reel Problems

Audition Workshop

It’s almost audition season. Are you ready? Being a successful auditioner is a specific talent that’s about more than great dancing. You have to find a way to feel comfortable in that room, not let yourself get freaked out by the people with the...