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Auxiliary Auditions

Audition Information

Auxiliary Auditions are held in the spring. For more information contact Troy Auxiliary.

21/22 Auxiliary Interest Form

 

Audition Requirements

2020 COLOR GUARD Results

Instructions for these components are as follows:

Flag Basics

Attire for Flag Basics

Preferred: Black form-fitting dance/athletic attire (shorts/tank top). Jazz dance or guard shoe.
Acceptable: Dark, form-fitting athletic attire. Sneakers

Hair for Flag Basics

Full performance hair and make-up is required. We would like to see an example of “game-day ready”. Hair should be curled (either down, or half up - half down), or your version of performance ready. No ponytails. A shade of red lipstick that looks good on you is highly preferred for women.

Flag Basics

Many of us come from programs with different techniques, and that’s OK! Please execute the following elements as you have been taught to do them.

●  20 Right drop spins facing forward (toward camera)
●  20 Right drop spins facing side (“end zone”)
●  20 Left drop spins facing forward (toward camera)
●  20 Left drop spins facing side (“end zone”)
●  Single toss- do 2
●  Double toss - do 2
●  45 degree toss - do 2

Individual Routine
Attire for Individual Routine

Preferred: You may wear a guard uniform or costume if you wish. Otherwise- black form-fitting dance/athletic attire (shorts/leggings & tank top). Jazz dance or guard shoe.

Acceptable: Dark, form-fitting athletic attire. Sneakers

Hair for Individual Routine

Full performance hair and make-up is required. We would like to see an example of “game-day ready”. Hair should be curled (either down, or half up - half down), or your version of performance ready. No ponytails. A shade of red lipstick that looks good on you is highly preferred for women.

Each candidate will need to prepare a solo routine not to exceed 2 minutes & 15 seconds in length. Please incorporate personal style as well as technical skills. The routine should include at least one minute of flag spinning. Candidates are encouraged to incorporate footwork and dance movement into their routine while working with their respective equipment. You may incorporate a rifle. You are not permitted to use swing flags, streamers, knives, sabres, batons, air blades, or other props. Take into consideration that your routine will be judged on technique and execution, transitions, effective interpretation of the music selection, difficulty, and overall performance and showmanship. Show the judges what you do best! Music should not contain any offensive language, demeaning themes, or contain suggestive lyrics.

Video Submission Guidelines

●  Clearly state your name at the beginning of each section of the video.
●  Be sure the perspective of your video is such that the judges can see everything you are doing.
●  We must be able to hear the audio.
●  Give yourself plenty of room. You should follow your local guidelines and/or restrictions on social distancing. Outside is probably your best and safest option.
●  You do not need to have an elaborate camera set up. A video taken on a standard smartphone is fine.
●  Each section must be a full, one-time only, complete run-through. DO NOT EDIT the individual sections of your video. You may repeat an individual skill during the basics portion if necessary.
●  Though not a requirement, it would be extremely helpful if you are able to add a title page to your video with your name and section.
●  Send an unlisted Youtube link of your video to Troyauxiliary@troy.edu (please make sure that it is not set to “private”)
● Submit video before midnight on May 08, 2020. If your video is received prior to 5pm on May 8th, your link will be checked in the order in which it was received. You will be notified if we are unable to play your video, and allowed to re-submit one time. Corrected links will not be accepted after the midnight deadline.

Reminder

By submitting materials for audition you understand and acknowledge that the decisions of the judges are final, and will not be discussed.

2020 DANCE TEAM Results

Instructions for these components are as follows:

Dance Basics Attire for Dance Basics

Preferred: Black leotard, two-piece, or other black form-fitting black dance attire. Skin toned tights optional, Jazz shoes (any color).
Acceptable: Dark colored leotard, two-piece, or other form-fitting dance attire. Sports Bra or Tank Top & Shorts). No leggings please. Sneakers may be worn, but only if it is your only option.

Hair for Dance Basics

Full performance hair and make-up is required. We would like to see an example of “game-day ready”. Hair should be curled (either down, or half up - half down), or your version of performance ready. No ponytails. A shade of red lipstick that looks good on you is highly preferred.

Dance Basics

●  Splits (right and left) Please turn to the side (face toward the “end zone”) so that we can more easily observe body position. Entrance/exit of your choice.
●  Double Pirouette - 2 times (Your best side)
●  Triple Pirouette - 2 times (Your best side)
●  Leg Extension/Heel Stretch - (Front and Side, either left or right leg)
●  Grand Jeté - (Left and Right)
●  Calypso - (Your choice of entrance/exit)
●  Jazz Run 8-10cts - Please turn to the side (face toward the “end zone”) so that we can better observe body position.

Individual Routine
Attire for Individual Routine

Preferred: You may wear a dance uniform or costume if you wish. Otherwise- Black leotard, two-piece, or other black form-fitting black dance attire. Jazz shoes (any color).
Acceptable: Dark colored leotard, two-piece, or other form-fitting dance attire. (Sports Bra or Tank Top & Shorts). Sneakers may be worn, but only if it is your only option.

Hair for Individual Routine

Full performance hair and make-up is required. We would like to see an example of “game-day ready”. Hair should be curled (either down, or half up - half down), or your version of performance ready. No ponytails. A shade of red lipstick that looks good on you is highly preferred.

Each candidate will need to prepare a solo routine not to exceed 2 minutes & 15 seconds in length. Your individual routine may contain the basics requirements, but should ultimately showcase your skills as a dancer and performer. Candidates may incorporate Poms in their routine, but pom time should not exceed one minute. You are not permitted to use props of any kind in your routine. This includes flags, streamers, knives, sabres, batons, rifles, hoops, etc. Take into consideration that your routine will be judged on technique and execution, transitions, difficulty, effective interpretation of the music selection, and overall performance and showmanship. Show the judges what you do best! Music should not contain any offensive language, demeaning themes, or contain suggestive lyrics.

Video Submission Guidelines

●  Clearly state your name at the beginning of each section of the video.
●  Be sure the perspective of your video is such that the judges can see everything you are doing.
●  We must be able to hear the audio.
●  Give yourself plenty of room. You should follow your local guidelines and/or restrictions on social distancing. Outside is probably your best and safest option.
●  You do not need to have an elaborate camera set up. A video taken on a standard smartphone is fine.
●  Each section must be a full, one-time only, complete run-through. DO NOT EDIT the individual sections of your video. You may repeat an individual skill during the basics portion if necessary.
●  Though not a requirement, it would be extremely helpful if you are able to add a title page to your video with your name and section.
●  Send an unlisted Youtube link of your video to Troyauxiliary@troy.edu (please make sure that it is not set to “private”).
● Submit video before midnight on May 08, 2020. If your video is received prior to 5pm on May 8th, your link will be checked in the order in which it was received. You will be notified if we are unable to play your video, and allowed to re-submit one time. Corrected links will not be accepted after the midnight deadline.

Reminder

By submitting materials for audition you understand and acknowledge that the decisions of the judges are final, and will not be discussed.

2020 MAJORETTES RESULTS

Instructions for these components are as follows:

Twirling Basics
Attire for Twirling Basics

Preferred: Black leotard, skin toned tights, dance/baton shoes (whichever you prefer).
Acceptable: Dark colored leotard. If you are unable to obtain a leotard, please choose form-fitting black dance/athletic attire. (Sports Bra or Tank Top & Shorts). No leggings please. Sneakers may be worn, but only if it is your only option.

Hair for Twirling Basics

Full performance hair and make-up is required. We would like to see an example of “game-day ready”. Hair should be curled (either down or, half up - half down), or your version of performance ready. No ponytails. A shade of red lipstick that looks good on you is highly preferred.

Twirling Basics

●  Vertical 2-Turn
●  Vertical 2-Turn back catch
●  High Toss Bow
●  Toss Illusion (either regular, or reverse)
●  Horizontal 1 turn
●  Splits (right and left) Please turn to the side (face toward the “end zone”) so that we can more easily observe body position. Entrance/exit of your choice.
●  Jazz Run 8-10cts - Please turn to the side (face toward the “end zone”) so that we can better observe body position.
●  Optional - 3 - Baton Juggling (must do at least 5 consecutively)

Individual Routine
Attire for Individual Routine

Preferred: One or two-piece twirling costume, skin toned tights, dance/baton shoes. No boots please.
Acceptable: Black/Dark leotard, skin toned tights. If you are unable to obtain a leotard, please choose form-fitting black dance/athletic attire. (Sports Bra or Tank Top & Shorts). No leggings please. Sneakers may be worn, but only if it is your only option.

Hair for Individual Routine

Full performance hair and make-up is required. We would like to see an example of “game-day ready”. Hair should be curled (either down, or half up - half down), or your version of performance ready. No ponytails. A shade of red lipstick that looks good on you is highly preferred.

Each candidate will need to prepare a solo routine not to exceed 2 minutes & 15 seconds in length. Please incorporate personal style as well as technical skills. The routine should include at least one minute of single baton twirling. Candidates are encouraged to incorporate footwork and dance movement into their routine while working with their respective equipment. You are not permitted to use more than 3 batons, or batons connected to anything (i.e. flags, streamers, hoops, glow sticks, etc. ). Knives, sabres, fire batons, and other props are also not permitted. Take into consideration that your routine will be judged on technique and execution, difficulty, transitions, effective interpretation of the music selection, and overall performance and showmanship. Show the judges what you do best! Music should not contain any offensive language, demeaning themes, or contain suggestive lyrics.

Video Submission Guidelines

●  Clearly state your name at the beginning of each section of the video.
●  Be sure the perspective of your video is such that the judges can see everything you are doing.
●  We must be able to hear the audio.
●  Give yourself plenty of room. You should follow your local guidelines and/or restrictions on social distancing. Outside is probably your best and safest option.
●  You do not need to have an elaborate camera set up. A video taken on a standard smartphone is fine.
●  Each section must be a full, one-time only, complete run-through. DO NOT EDIT the individual sections of your video. You may repeat an individual skill during the basics portion if necessary.
●  Though not a requirement, it would be extremely helpful if you are able to add a title page to your video with your name and section.
●  Send an unlisted Youtube link of your video to Troyauxiliary@troy.edu (please make sure that it is not set to “private”). List your name and section in the subject line of the email.
●  Submit video before midnight on May 08, 2020. If your video is received prior to 5pm on May 8th, your link will be checked in the order in which it was received. You will be notified if we are unable to play your video, and allowed to re-submit one time. Corrected links will not be accepted after the midnight deadline.

Reminder

By submitting materials for audition you understand and acknowledge that the decisions of the judges are final, and will not be discussed.