Where and when will the auditions be held?
You will be notified via e-mail of the date and location of your audition.
What do I need to bring to the audition?
Upon arrival to the venue you will be required to show two forms of identification as proof of age, one of which must show your photo, a signed release, and the registration number which was e-mailed to you. Make sure your release is completed and signed.
Can someone else attend the initial audition with me?
Only one other person can attend the initial audition with you. Anyone else will be required to leave for your audition to occur.
Does my parent need to accompany me if I’m under 18?
if you are under 18 on the day of your audition, a parent or legal guardian must be with you. Your parent or legal guardian must bring a photo ID (for example, a driver’s license or passport). In addition to their photo Id, if you are accompanied by a legal guardian, as opposed to a parent, your legal guardian must bring legal documentation evidencing their relationship with you (for example, a court order). The same parent or legal guardian must accompany you to all audition days.
Will everyone who registered be given the opportunity to audition?
This will depend on how many people show up for the auditions. Although we would love to audition everyone who registers, it may be impossible given time constraints built into our schedule. There is no guarantee that everyone who registers will be given the opportunity to audition. If our time is running short the Producers may walk around the venue to pick out people to audition based on performing ability, look, style, personality and other factors at Producers’ sole discretion.
What happens if I am late for the audition?
Everyone must show up for the audition on the scheduled day no later than the time instructed by the Producers. If you are late, you may not have a chance to audition.
Are auditions by appointment or is it “cattle call “style?
Auditions for the first round are not by appointment. All contestants will appear at the same designated place and time as instructed by the Producers.
Is there a charge for my audition?
No. Initial auditions are free.
Is there a charge for parking at the venue?
There will be a $5 daily fee for parking at the venue.
Can I bring my friends or family to the audition?
Only contestants who are eligible to enter the FIRST ROUND of the Competition may bring friends or family to see their performance as spectators. The venue will charge a five dollar fee per person to enter the Ballroom for each round of the Competition. No children under the age of five will be allowed to enter the Ballroom.
I am under 18. If my parents signed the Release form, does he or she have to come with me to the audition?
Yes, unless you’re parent or legal guardian has (a)appointed a guardian 21 years of age or older for purposes of the registration and audition process by completing, signing and having notarized a Guardianship and medical authorization for Minors form and (b) signed and had notarized the Release form. The Guardianship and medical authorization for Minors form can be printed from the website. If you are under 18 ,your parent or guardian must be with you at all times during the auditions.
Can I bring a musical instrument with me to the audition?
You will not be permitted to use a musical instrument during the audition. Use of musical instruments may or may not be allowed later in the audition process. You may, of course, use it privately during your free time.
What can I bring with me to the auditions?
The list below is not exhaustive and even if an item is listed below, the Producers and security reserve the right to ask you to remove any such items from the venue. Any items you bring are your responsibility and all bags are subject to search: banners, blankets, bottled water, cell phones, digital or still cameras, hats, small bags, small umbrellas, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
What should I not bring with me to the auditions?
The list of prohibited items below is not exhaustive and even if an item is not listed below, the Producers and security reserve the right to ask you to remove any such item from the venue. People in possession of prohibited items will be denied admission to the venue and may be subject to immediate disqualification. All bags are subject to search. The following items are strictly prohibited at auditions: air mattresses, alcoholic beverages, animals, candles, cans or bottles, coolers of any kind, fireworks, folding chairs, hair dryers, illegal drugs, lawn chairs, molded plastic chairs, tents, video cameras or camcorders, weapons of any kind.
Will there be food and beverages available for purchase at the venue?