How To Participate in Youth Company

Students in levels 6, 7, 8, and 8+ are eligible to participate in ECB’s Youth Company.  Youth Company auditions take place during Nutcracker auditions.

Participation in ECB’s Youth Company is a privilege afforded to those students who demonstrate the highest standards of ability and commitment. In order to participate in the Youth Company, dancers are expected to:

  • -Maintain regular attendance
  • -Meet all requirements of the assigned level
  • -Attend all scheduled rehearsals
  • -Be available for ALL performances
  • -Conduct oneself with the highest standards of professionalism, behavior, positive attitude, consistency, integrity, and hard work

Auditions

Saturday, September 14, 2019

*Please note the regular Level 7, 8 and 8+ Saturday class times have been altered.

10:30-  12:00 – Level 7 class with Gloria

10:30 – 12:00 – Level 6 class with Damara

12:00 – 1:00 – Level 7 audition

1:00 – 2:00 – Level 6 audition

2:30 – 4:00 – Level 8 and 8+ class with Gloria

4:00 – 5:30 – Level 8 and 8+ audition

Required Classes

*All classes must be taken at ECB.

Level 6 – 5 technique, 2 pointe, 1 character

Level 7 – 5 technique, 2 pointe, 1 modern

Levels 8 and 8+ – 5 technique, pointe & variations, 1 modern

Requirements for Summer Intensive

Level 6, 7, and 8 Company dancers must attend 4 required weeks of ECB’s Summer Intensive Program at their appropriate level.  Level 8+ must attend all 4 required weeks PLUS the bonus week.  Company dancers who wish to attend outside summer intensives must have approval, and the intensive must include at least 4 to 5 weeks of study.

2020 ECB Summer Intensive Program Dates:

Bonus Week

  • July 13 – 17

July Pre-professional Workshop

  • July 20 – 24
  • July 27 – 31

August Summer Intensive

  • August – 3 – 7
  • August 10 – 14

Company Dues for the 2019 – 2020 Season

$400.00  due October 12, 2019

  • This fee covers rehearsals and costumes.
  • The dancer must provide his or her own shoes, tights, and makeup for rehearsals and performances.

 

 

Youth Company Performances at Eastern Connecticut Ballet