Why should students be a part of the dance ensemble?
Being a part of the ASPIRE Dance Ensemble allows you to broaden your dance skill set, we look at a number of styles of dance and even branch out into physical theatre and dramatic movement. It really enhances you as a performer, thinking about character and telling a story.
In addition to this, it's an opportunity to meet like-minded performers and find new friendships in a creatvie environment. Above all it's a lot of fun and you get to perform in the beautiful civic theatre in an original production!
What are we looking for in auditions?
During auditions the ensemble adjudicators look for a high calibre skill level, but overall performance is what the focus is on. Being able to tell a story through dance and incorporate characterisation through movement and facial expressions.
Skills developed in the production process
In the Dance Ensemble we work as just that, an ensemble. So you will learn to work as a team, encourage each other, and improve on placement and timing. You will learn new skills, different styles, performance techniques, acting, characterisation, and theatre etiquette. ASPIRE is all about taking yourself out of your comfort zone, so if that is achieved then there is no reason you won’t grow and improve.