Rockettes Summer Intensive09, December 2013 Print
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If you are an advanced dancer who wants to train in the Rockettes style, the Rockettes Summer Intensive is for you. Entering its thirteenth season, RSI has produced more than 50 Rockettes.
The Rockettes reflect individual talent, hard work, athleticism, training, teamwork and dazzling synchronicity whenever they perform. The Rockettes Summer Intensive offers aspiring professional dancers the unique opportunity to train with the Rockettes, and a Rockettes Director/Choreographer, learning their world famous precision dance technique. This distinctive style transcends a multitude of dance disciplines, including Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater, Lyrical and the legendary Kick Line.
The curriculum focuses on original choreography and formations from the Rockettes repertoire that will culminate in a student Showcase to be held in a New York City theater. This opportunity for dancers to connect with the professional dance world and study the world-famous Rockette precision dance technique is invaluable to the dedicated dancer.
- One week of intensive study with the Rockettes and a Rockettes Director/Choreographer
- Six hours of class daily with emphasis on Rockettes choreography.
- Final Showcase performance plus one ticket to the Student Showcase (additional tickets may be purchased).
- Classes and rehearsals offered every day from 9:30am to 5:00pm.
- Classes include: Theater Dance, Jazz, Tap, Kick Line, Formations, Performance and Audition Technique.
- Group education seminars will be scheduled in the evening.
RSI 2014 AUDITIONS
New York, NY: TBD*
*Please continue to check our website for NYC Audition Dates*
2014 Rockettes Summer Intensive:
Week 1: June 15- June 20
Invitational Week: June 22- June 27
Week 3: June 28- July 3
Week 4: July 6- July 11
Week 5: July 13- July 18
Week 6: July 20- July 25
Week 7: July 27- August 1
Week 8: August 3- August 8
INVITATIONAL WEEK (June 22 - June 27)
The Rockettes Summer Intensive is pleased to continue a special invitation-only week, designed to give select students the opportunity to train at the highest level of the Rockettes technique and prepare for the Rockettes auditions. All dancers must attend a live audition to be considered. Class size will be limited.
Tuition for the 2014 Rockettes Summer Intensive is $999 and includes all classes, lunch, seminars and one Showcase performance ticket*.
Tuition for the 2014 Rockettes Summer Intensive Invitational Week is $1600 and includes all classes, lunch, seminars, and one Showcase performance ticket*.
*Additional tickets available for purchase
To be considered for the Rockettes Summer Intensive, dancers must be at least 14 years of age (by June 15, 2014) with a minimum of 5 years training in tap, jazz, and ballet and must attend a live audition or submit a video audition. All dancers must register online for an audition and pay an audition fee of $45.
CAN’T MAKE THE AUDITION?
If you cannot attend the Rockettes Summer Intensive audition, you may be considered for the program by submitting a video audition. All video auditions must include:
- Video intro of dancer: stating name, age, and all material presented on video, along with the Rockettes Summer Intensive dates interested in attending.
- Jazz Combination: Present a short solo jazz combination, approximately 32 counts including a double pirouette, to provided Rockettes music (no hip-hop please).
- Tap Combination: Present a short solo tap combination, approximately 32 counts including a double time step.
- Kicks: Present 8 eye-high kicks.
Video auditions must be a maximum total length of 10 minutes. Please upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo and send the link where your audition can be viewed to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your email, please include: full name, address, phone number, email address, an index of all materials presented, and Intensive dates for which you’d like to be considered. YouTube or Vimeo video links must be received no later than February 2, 2014.
For more information about the 2014 Rockettes Summer Intensive auditions and program, please contact Alissa at (212) 631-4322 or email@example.com