Audition Information

Carolina Dance Foundation sponsors the CDC Performance Companies. CDF is a not for profit organization dedicated to offering dancers ages 7-18 the opportunity to perform and broaden their dance training at all levels through pre-professional training. Company opportunities include performing in multiple stage performances, community outreach events, competitive options, and master classes on site.


All auditions will be held at Carolina Dance Center.

MAY 11
(ages 8-11)
7:15-8:00 PM
(ages 12+)
8:00-9:00 PM
(ages 14+)
10:00-12:00 PM
(ages 7-10)
12:30-2:30 PM
MAY 20
(ages 11-13)
12:30-2:30 PM

(ages 14+)
1:00-2:30 PM
(ages 9-13)
3:00-4:30 PM

Friday registration begins at 6:15 PM.
Saturday registration begins at 9:00 AM.
–Sunday registration begins at 11:30 AM.

Dancers must be registered and checked in 15 
minutes prior to the audition start time.


Ages are as of September 1, 2018 unless told otherwise by an artistic director.
Dancers will sign up and pay either online or in person on the day of the audition.
Fee (per audition) to be paid is $25. Please arrive early!
Please observe dress code requirements for your auditions:
Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair in a bun. Dancers en pointe must bring pointe shoes.
Any color sports bra or leotard with booty shorts or leggings, hair in a bun. No t-shirts, tank tops, skirts, or baggy shorts. Bring appropriate footwear if desired.
Please wear comfortable dance wear (no street clothes), hair pulled back, tap shoes.


If you would like to print and fill out your audition registration form ahead of time, CLICK HERE. Additional registration forms will be available at the CDC front desk and also a copy of the 2017-18 contract for your reference. Please read the information carefully in order to understand the commitment required as a company member. Scholarship information will also be available prior to the audition.

Audition results will be posted on the Carolina Dance Foundation web site on Tuesday, May 29th. Dancers who are accepted into the company will need to attend a required parent/dancer meeting in June at CDC. The exact date and time will be posted soon. The finalized 2017-2018 contract will be sent to accepted dancers in early to mid June.

Please email CDF with questions.

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