Auditions

Audition Day provides prospective students the opportunity to work with our teachers in engaging workshops, and establish how each student can benefit from our high performance pathways. Audition Day mirrors the nurturing and creative environment that our students experience each day. Please note that you do not need to have attended an Open Day or Morning to register for Auditions.

 

2018 ENTRY AUDITIONS

 

HOW TO REGISTER

The first step is to register your interest for an upcoming Entry Audition by submitting an Audition Expression of Interest. The Registrar will then contact you with further details.

Alternatively, you can download & submit an Application for Enrolment Form (along with supporting documentation) to the Registrar prior to attending the audition. Please note that the Application Fee must be paid prior to Auditions. 

Prospective students are required to nominate the performing arts discipline they wish to audition for. You are welcome to audition for more than one discipline. The five disciplines are: Acting, Classical Ballet, Dance, Music and Musical Theatre. Information on the audition requirements is listed below. 

 

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

Acting: Prospective students will participate in an acting workshop. No prepared monologues are required. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing

Classical Ballet: Prospective students will participate in an open classical ballet class. Please wear appropriate classical ballet attire (girls to bring pointe shoes if applicable)

Dance: Prospective students will participate in a dance class. The class will include a brief warm-up, jazz and tap combinations. Please wear appropriate dance attire and bring jazz shoes(and tap shoes if applicable)

Music: Prospective students are required to perform one piece of their choosing on their primary instrument. Vocalists should bring backing tracks on a smart device (i.e. iPhone, USB, etc.) or an accompanist. Instrumentalists may bring an accompanist if they wish, or play unaccompanied. Please wear smart casual attire or your school uniform. Prospective students in the Music stream will be allocated an individual audition time

Musical Theatre: The Musical Theatre audition will be in the format of a vocal audition. Prospective students should bring backing tracks on a smart device (i.e. iPhone, USB, etc.) or an accompanist. Applicants auditioning in Musical Theatre must also audition in a second discipline, such as Dance or Acting. Please wear smart casual attire or your school uniform. Prospective students in the Musical Theatre stream will be allocated an individual audition time

 

VOYAGER TENNIS PROGRAM

In conjunction with our partners at Voyager Tennis we liaise directly with each family with regard to acceptance to the Elite Sports Program. Please contact the Registrar for further information or visit our Voyager Tennis Academy page. 

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

An Application for Enrolment Fee of $250AU is payable by overseas students. Please visit our International Students page for more information.

 

Other INFORMATION

You may also be interested in looking at the following pages for further information:

 

For further information and questions, please contact our Registrar on (02) 9752 0507 or on email at registrar@mcdonald.nsw.edu.au.