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Stay tuned for information about our 2018 National Audition Tour. If you have any questions, contact CCPA at 250-595-9970 or registrar@ccpacanada.com

 

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Charlie David

 

HOW TO APPLY

Audition locations and times will be provided by the beginning of January 2018.

NATIONAL AUDITION TOUR
For any questions please visit our FAQ page, or contact the college.

The Canadian College of Performing Arts conducts auditions in major cities across Canada. In order to be considered for the two-year Enriched Performing Arts Diploma Program, the prospective student must either attend a live audition or submit a video audition. The CCPA Directors conduct multi-disciplinary auditions. Prospective students should come prepared to participate in dance or movement routines, to sing and to act. An interview will also be conducted. Wear comfortable clothing. If you are a dancer, wear your dance attire. Please time your song and monologue to ensure they meet the maximum times outlined below. The opportunity to audition in French is also available. Please contact us for details.

Live Audition Requirements

  • Completed application form.
  • Audition fee as per stipulated on audition form. (Cash, cheque, money order, or credit card through our Front Office.)
  • Official Transcript of grades (your most recent education completed). If the prospective student has not yet completed high school then an Interim Report or Unofficial Transcript signed by the high school Registrar will be accepted at the audition to be followed by an Official Transcript upon graduation and acceptance into the program.
  • Up to date theatre resumé.
  • Headshot (or other 8×10 current photo)
  • One short (max. 2-minute) monologue of your choice.
  • One short (max. 2-minute) solo song of your choice (Be sure to bring sheet music, in your key, for our accompanist.)
  • Cold read the script provided.
  • Advanced dancers may present a one-minute solo dance routine (Optional).
  • Demonstrate that they meet the Language Proficiency Assessment Policy requirement.

Video Audition Requirements

Video auditions should not exceed 8 minutes in length and must contain the following:

  • An introduction of yourself and a brief outline of your training and career goals.
  • A comment on why you think CCPA is the right educational institution for you.
  • Two short (max 2-minutes each) contrasting monologues.
  • Two songs, one up-tempo and one ballad song. (First verse and chorus only.)
  • Dance variations showing the different styles of dance you are capable of.
  • Completed application form.
  • Audition fee as per stipulated on audition form. (cash cheque or money order accepted – do not send cash)
  • Official Transcript of grades (please provide a copy of your most recent education completed). If the prospective student has not yet completed high school then an Interim Report or Unofficial Transcript signed by the high school Registrar will be accepted at the audition to be followed by an Official Transcript upon graduation and acceptance into the program.
  • Up to date theatre resumé.
  • Headshot (or other 8×10 current photo).
  • Demonstrate that they meet the Language Proficiency Assessment Policy requirement.

Video auditions must be received by the Canadian College of Performing Arts no later than May 1st. It is advantageous to submit your video before the deadline.

 

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Alison MacDonald                                                         Ryan Nelson Reid

Alison-MacDonald             Ryan (Nelson) Reid