Auditions

Entry to PERA’s Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Dance is by online application to register for an upcoming audition and following a successful completion of the audition process. We welcome applications on the basis of potential for a career in dance and suitability for our programme.

Encouraging intimate group settings to optimise learning and guarantee individual support, PERA only admits a limited number of 25 students to its study programme every academic year.

Early submission of your application is strongly advised as we select a small number of students to participate for the Bachelor of Dance.

AUDITION DATES

Audition in Italy - Rome

24 March, 2019

For more information about the audition in Rome: Click here

Deadline for the application is 20 March 2019.

Audition in Poland - Warsaw & Bytom

13 April, 2019 - Warsaw

14 April, 2019 - Bytom

For more information about the auditions in Poland: Click here

Deadline for the application is 10 April 2019.

Audition in Portugal - Lisbon & Porto

Porto

Workshop: 24 April 2019 

Audition: 25 April 2019

Lisbon

Workshop: 27 April 2019

Audition: 28 April 2019

Applications must be made through our partners Cristina Pereira and Vasco Macide by sending an email to : labarts21@gmail.com

For more information about the auditions and workshops in Portugal: Click here

Deadline for the application is 22 April 2019.

Audition in Cyprus - Girne

6 July, 2019

Deadline for the application is 3 July 2019.

AUDITION GUIDELINES

1. In order to be eligible for an audition as a candidate student, you will need to complete and submit our online application form.

2. Upon receiving a response to your application, please select and book an audition date. You will need to secure your place in the audition before the closing date for the audition you wish to attend. Please note that a response will be sent to the e-mail address you provide in your application form to confirm your online booking.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (VIDEO AUDITION)

International students who are unable to attend to any of our live auditions will be able to audition by video.

For entry onto the Bachelor of Dance, you will need to complete and submit your application before the final closing date. Once you receive an approval to audition by video, upload your recordings on Youtube and send the link to pera.auditions@gmail.com.

You will need to submit your video audition under the email subject title of;

“DANCE_AUDITION_2019_YOUR NAME” (ex: DANCE_AUDITION_2019_John Smith)

 

The recorded audition should include the following:

•10 minute material from a ballet technique class including barre and center work;

•10 minute material from a contemporary technique class including floor work;

• 2 minute improvisation on two opposing themes;

• 2 minute solo devised and performed by yourself;

•No longer than a two minute speech about yourself highlighting your expectations from the programme and demonstrating your motivation to study dance at a professional level.

Deadline for applications: 6th May 2019

CYPRIOT STUDENTS

Students from Cyprus wanting to apply for PERA Dance BA will need to do a live audition. To secure your place in the audition, you will need to complete and submit your online application form. Upon receiving a response to your online application, please select and book an audition date before the final closing date.

Deadline for applications: 3 July 2019

AUDITION CRITERIA

The suitability of the candidates for the programme is evaluated by the following criteria:

• Technical dance skills

• Movement range and development potential

• Versatility and adaptability

• Musicality : rhythm, phrasing and timing

• Honesty and individuality

• Expressiveness as a dancer

• Originality of movement

• Creative clarity

• Precision in the execution of movement

• Sensitivity and open-mindedness

ON THE DAY OF THE AUDITION

•Please make sure you arrive on time for registration purposes.

•Please bring a copy of your CV, ID card/passport and headshot to the audition.

•Please wear comfortable and form fitting clothes as well as bringing ballet shoes for the classical class and knee pads.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ENROLMENT

•A diploma (an original copy) from your secondary high school translated into English;

•Language of teaching is English: You will need to prove your language proficiency by handing in your examination result of minimum “5” in IELTS, TOEFL or an equivalent certificate;

•Note: Students without IELTS, TOEFL or an equivalent examination can only be admitted to PERA after passing the english language proficiency test stipulated by Girne American University;

•Payment of the initial deposit fee of 500 Euros;

•Applicants are required to pass the audition.