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.


FRIDAY, MAY 17th:  Ages 8-12…..7:30 – 8:15 pm
                                Ages 13+…….8:15 – 9:15 pm


SATURDAY, MAY 18th:  Ages 13+…………..9:15 – 10:45 am
                                     Ages 9-12…..11:00 am – 12:30 pm


SATURDAY, MAY 18th:  Ages 10-12…………1:00 – 2:45 pm
                                     Ages 7-9…………….3:00 – 4:15 pm
SUNDAY, MAY 19th:  Ages 13+……….12:30 – 2:30 pm

Friday – 6:30 pm  |  Saturday – 8:15 am  |  Sunday – 11:30 am

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


Ages are as of September 3, 2019 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 if paying in person via cash or check, $26 if paying online with credit card (the additional $1 is added to cover credit card and processing fees). 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.



We recommend registering online in order to cut down on your wait time in line! To do so, click on “SHOP” on the top right of this page and add each company you would like to audition for to your cart. Then CLICK HERE to fill out the registration form AND HERE for the Liability Waiver AND EMAIL THEM to Amber Jones at,
You will still need to check in at the registration table to get your number.
If you would prefer to register in person please download THIS FORM and THIS LIABILITY WAVIER, fill it out and bring it with you along with your CASH OR CHECK! We will not be able to take debit or credit card payments at the registration table! Additional registration forms will be available at the CDC front desk and on the day of the audition.


Being a member of the Carolina Dance Foundation Companies is a big commitment, both in time and financially. Before making the decision to audition, please carefully read the registration form and each of the bulleted items that highlight some of the commitments required to be a company member. If you want to read the full details you can ask to see the 2018-19 Contract which will be located at the CDC Front Desk. *Please note that there will be some changes made to this contract for the 2019-20 season.

Scholarship information will be available prior to the audition.

Audition results will be posted on the Carolina Dance Foundation website on May 28th. 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 2019-2020 contract will be sent to accepted dancers in early to mid June.

Please email with questions.

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