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We are always seeking new and promising talent to train.
We post all the details of current auditions here as soon as we have them.

Happy Feet and Mini motivation 2019 auditions

Happy Feet & Mini Motivation Performance Troupe – Auditions //

We are so excited for our 2019/2020 Season! Please come join us July 17th and July 19th for auditions. Wednesday, July 17th Mini Motivation auditions 3:45-4:45 (come in hip hop clothes, bare feet or tennis shoes *no street shoes*) Friday, July 19th Happy Feet Auditions 3:45-4:45 (Come in a leotard and tights, bring tap shoes and Jazz shoes *ballet shoes ok*) Please contact Bree Foerster with any questions.

Wednesday, July 17 & Friday, July 19, 2019

Mini Motivation Wednesday: 3:45pm to 4:45pm

Happy Feet Friday: 3:45pm to 4:45pm

Coastal Dance and Music Academy 1030 Huston St, Ste C, Grover Beach, California 93433


Synergy Dance Company & Dance Out Loud Performance Troupe – Auditions //

Placement into Synergy Dance Company and Dance Out Loud Performance Troupes are by audition. Friday, July 19th: 6:45-7:30pm Advanced (ages 12+), 7:30-8pm Tap (Anything Goes specific), 8-8:30pm Hip Hop (Motivation specific). Saturday, July 20th: 1-2:15pm Beginner (ages 8-11), 2:15-3:30pm Intermediate (ages 9-12). Please note that ages overlap. Dancers must audition for all levels within their age group. Contact Bree Foerster with any questions.

Friday, July 19 & Saturday, July 20, 2019

Friday: 6:45pm to 8:15pm & Saturday: 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Coastal Dance and Music Academy 1030 Huston St, Ste C, Grover Beach, California 93433

Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet Auditions Coastal Dance and Music Academy San Luis Obispo

Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet – Auditions //

Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet provides an opportunity for intermediate and advanced dancers top-notch training, performance experiences, and enrichment opportunities. Each year the Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet Company is proud to present San Luis Obispo County with their annual holiday production of Babes in Toyland, as well as community outreach and scholarships.


Requirements for Admittance


Admittance to the Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet Company is through the audition process. Requirement are as follows:


• Dancers must be age 11 by December 31st to audition to be a part of the CCYB company or Pre company.

• Dancers must dance at an intermediate to advanced level of skill.

• Auditions for Senior Company, Company, and Pre Company positions are held in July

• Contracts run September 1st through August 31st.

• Senior Company, Company, and Pre Company positions are open to all intermediate to advanced dancers ages 11+. Placement is based on ability.

• Audition will include barre work, center floor work, across the floor work, and pointe work (for dancer in Pointe 1 and above)

• Dancers must wear classical ballet attire (black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet flats/pointes) with hair in a classical bun.

• Founders Tara Behnke and Kathy Schultz, Artistic Director Klar-Kristan Harder, and Managing Director Bronwyn Keith, along with other judges, will be ranking all of those auditioning. The results of the ranking process and judges recommendations will be evaluated for dancer placement. Positions will be offered within one week of the audition.

• If you have any questions regarding Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet’s policies, auditioning information, or training, please email Bronwyn Keith at

Saturday, July 20, 2019

9:00am to 11:30am

Coastal Dance and Music Academy 1030 Huston St, Ste C, Grover Beach, California 93433

Babes in Toyland Audition Coastal Dance and Music Academy

Babes in Toyland – Auditions //

Auditions for support roles in Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet’s production of Babes in Toyland are open to all intermediate and advanced dancers.


Dress Code: Girls-black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet flats, hair in a classical bun. Boys – white shirt, black tights or sweats, black or white ballet or jazz shoes, hair slicked back.


Dancers who are dancing en pointe should bring their pointe shoes.


Four shows December 6-8, 2019 – Clark Center for the Performing Arts. Rehearsals start in August and continue through the week of the show.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding auditions please email Bronwyn Keith at

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

Ages 8-10 12:30pm to 2:00pm (Must be age 8 by 12/30/18)

Ages 11+ 2:00pm to 4:00pm (Must be age 11 by 12/30/18)

Coastal Dance and Music Academy 1030 Huston St, Ste C, Grover Beach, California 93433

Coastal Youth Theater – Company Auditions //

Auditions for Coastal Youth Theater are quickly approaching, don’t miss your chance to be involved with something spectacular!

By appointment only. Call backs for dance from 5pm-6pm.
To schedule your appointment, visit
Parent meeting at 5pm.

Appointments required – please sign up through the link above. Please have a monologue prepared (no longer than 2 minutes) and 16 – 24 bars of a Broadway-style song – NO ACAPELLA! Bring instrumental versions of your song on CD or iPod device (must bring appropriate headphone jack for device).
Junior Company: 3rd grade & above (must be in 3rd grade this Fall)
Senior Company: 7th grade & above (must be in 7th grade by Fall)

CYT will present two productions – One in Fall and one in Spring. Company members will be guaranteed a role in each production and auditions will be open to support cast ages 8 +.
For questions or more information email CPAF Managing Director, Bronwyn Keith at

Additional information:
Curriculum – Acting Techniques, Scenes and Monologues, Musical Theater History, Singing and Dancing, and more.

Enrichment and Opportunities – Guaranteed roles in CYT’s Spring and Fall productions, Performance opportunities with CDMA shows and recitals and local fairs and festivals, Outreach Assemblies, Field Trips, Guest Instructors (Master Classes).

Requirements – Must attend one 2 hour Company class each week, Contract commitment from August through June, Commitment to help with fundraising for Coastal Performing Arts Foundation.

CYT Sr. Company: 7th grade & above
CTY Jr. Company: 3rd grade & above

2020 TBD

2020 TBD

Coastal Dance and Music Academy 1030 Huston St, Ste C, Grover Beach, California 93433

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