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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.

TBD 2020

TBD 2020

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.

TBD 2020

TBD 2020

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

Coastal Ballet Theatre

Coastal Ballet Theatre – Auditions //

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


Requirements for Admittance


Admittance to the Coastal Ballet Theatre 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 CDMA 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 Ballet Theatre’s policies, auditioning information, or training, please email

TBD 2020

TBD 2020

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

Coastal Theatre Company

Coastal Theatre Company – Auditions //

Auditions for Coastal Theatre Company are held in June every year. Don’t miss your chance to be involved with something spectacular! 

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 devise. A pianist may be available for auditions, please call ahead to ensure if you’d prefer to bring sheet music.

Junior Company: 3rd grade & above (must be in 3rd grade byFall)
Senior Company: 7th grade & above (must be in 7th grade by Fall)

CTC will present two productions – A Fall production in November and a Spring Production in May. Company members will be guaranteed a role in each production and auditions will be open to supporting cast ages 8 +.

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

Enrichment and Opportunities – Guaranteed roles in CTC’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.

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

2020 TBD

2020 TBD

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

12 Realms of Christmas Auditions Coastal Dance and Music Academy

12 Realms of Christmas – Auditions //

This fun and inventive new holiday show will bring together the best of holiday show and song favorites while traveling through the 12 Realms of Christmas! All performance styles will be included – Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Theater, and Student Choreography.


Saturday, September 14, 12:00-1:30pm, ages 8+ (Must be age 8 by 12/31/19)


Audition Details:

Please sing up in advance at the CDMA office in order to Audition. Coastal Ballet Theater and Coastal Theater Company members do not need to audition, you will be cast in the show.


Dance Audition: 12-1pm: 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.
Musical Theatre Auditions: 1-1:30pm: Please come prepared with a Christmas carol to sing. Bring an acapella version of your music on cd or playback device


Show Details:
December 7, 2019  – Clark Center
*rehearsals are at CDMA and start in September, continuing
through the week of the show. Most rehearsals will be on Saturdays.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding auditions or the show,
please call the office at 805-489-5678
or email Tara:

TBD for 2020

TBD for 2020

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

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