The Lady Hoofers Tap Ensemble is open by audition to women ages 18+ and seeks tap dancers who exhibit excellence in the clarity of their footwork, musicality, stage presence, and who are adept at performing both choreography and improvised works. First Company Dancers are responsible for performing the majority of the ensemble’s repertoire for Mainstage and Pop Up productions, are required to work towards the creation and performance of two solos (one improvised and one choreographed) and are expected to seek additional training/cross training opportunities. Apprenticeship positions are also available for recent college graduates, current college students, and exceptional high school students.
All dancers age 18+ (including those who may be eligible for Apprenticeships) should audition for our First Company using the information below. Dancers under 18, including 18-year-olds who are still in high school, should audition for our Youth Ensemble and will be considered for Apprenticeships based on their participation during their first season.
Saturday, June 17, 2023 4:00 - 5:30pm
Diverse Dance Co 400 York Road Jenkintown, PA 19046
Online Pre-Registration: • Dancers must complete our online registration form prior to auditions: Click here • Dancers must submit a resume and headshot as part of their online registration form.
Requirements: • Dancers should have a background in rhythm tap • Be open to working with live music • Improvisation skills are also a plus • Special consideration will be given to dancers who can perform our repertoire in high heels
Rehearsals and Performances: Weekly company classes and rehearsals are held on Sunday evenings from 5:00-8:00pm at Diverse Dance Co. in Jenkintown, PA with additional times scheduled as needed.
Performances include our annual Mainstage Concert Series (THE TAPCRACKERin December andOn Tapin May). Additional performances take place throughout the year at a variety of venues. Rehearsals are unpaid but all dancers accepted into the First Company receive an honorarium for performances.
Accepted dancers will be expected to begin attending rehearsals regularly after Labor Day in September 2023. Questions can be directed to our Administrative Assistant: firstname.lastname@example.org