Q: When are the auditions for the TM Juniors Season 14
A: Final auditions are on Saturday, Sept 3rd @ 12PM
-Final interviews will be held on Sunday, Sept 4th @ 2PM
-Final team rosters will be posted via website (www.happinessisnow.org) Tuesday, Sept 6th.
**AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD AT DANCE PRECISIONS**
Q: How old do you need to be to tryout or become a member of TM Juniors?
A: You must be 12 -18 years of age or at most a senior in high school.
Q: Does it cost money to tryout for TM Juniors?
A: There will be a $10 registration fee for TM Juniors auditions. This $10 fee includes attendance at the audition workshop and the final audition.
Q: What happens to the $10 fee if I don’t make TM Juniors?
A: Unfortunately, if you do not make TM Juniors, the $10 fee goes to pay for the audition expenses of next year’s team.
Q: Who are the choreographers for the audition?
A: *Wednesday, August 31st - Justin Bernardo (TMJ LT) and JR Medallo (LT)
* Friday, September 1st - Make up workshop
Q: What music can I use for my group’s routine?
A: During your group audition, you will perform the piece from the workshop. We have provided links to options that you may use. Links are available at www.happinessisnow.org
Q: What are the fees I must pay if I make it on the team?
A: There will be monthly dues for the team and the complete list of dues will be discussed by the Company Director during the audition process.
B: For each competition the team will be competing there is a registration fee of $20-$25 per individual dance that will be collected during the spring.
Q: Who judges the auditions?
A: The auditions will be judged by TM Junior executive board for season 14, as well as former notable T.M. alumni.
Q: What can set me apart from the other dancers at the audition?
A: Professionalism, dress, confidence, performance, and a SOLID FREESTYLE will set you apart from the other dancers.
Q: Are there any other expenses or important dates I should know about before I audition?
A: Monthly payments will be due on the 1st of every month. If the 1st IS NOT on a rehearsal day, then the monthly payments will be due the following practice after the 1st.
B. All TM Family members are required to sell tickets for The Bridge: Juniors and The Bridge Dance Competition. A substantial amount of funds from these events goes to each team in the TM Family, minimize expenses incurred throughout the year, which include costumes, props, traveling expenses, team celebrations, and more…
C. All T.M. company members are expected to raise funds to pay for their costumes.
Q: How many dancers will TM Juniors need for the 2016-2017 season?
A: Our average roster each year ranges from 30 - 40 people. This year we are taking dancers who demonstrate passion, RELIABILITY, focus, and the drive to undergo months of first-class training. Quality outweighs quantity this year, but PASSION will also trump “talent,” so the final number may be small OR big.
Bottom-line: We’re here to elevate the potential of dancers of all levels. We’re here to make our dancers the BEST they’ve EVER been.
Q: When does TM Juniors rehearse?
A: TM Juniors rehearses every Wednesday from 7:00pm - 10:00pm, and Sunday from 1:00pm - 8:00pm. There will be a lunch break for the dancers to eat and rest on Sundays due to the longer rehearsal schedule. Extra rehearsal periods are usually added the weeks leading up to big competitions (added rehearsals are usually Fridays at 7:00pm).
Q: What competitions does TM Juniors enter during the season?
A: TM is tentatively scheduled to compete at Urban Street Jam, Collaboration, World of Dance Los Angeles, Show Stoppers, Amplify Dance Competition and Body Rock Juniors dance competitions. We will host and perform at The Bridge: Juniors Dance Competition and The Bridge Dance Competition. As opportunities arise, we also perform at various community events throughout the year.
Q: How long is the season for TM Juniors?
A: The season begins September and ends in July.
Q: Who should I contact if I have any other questions?
A: Please direct all questions to Breana Torbert, Executive Officer of Team Millennia.
Q: What is the address for the Dance Precisions Studio?
A: Dance Precisions Studio - 5468 E. La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA 92807