SUMMER INTENSIVES

Are you ready to work in the commercial dance industry? You will be.

Online audition submissions will be considered starting Jan 10, 2022 and end March 1, 2022 

 Faculty picks may click on link in menu tab for direct sign-up. 

RTW: READY TO WORK
ALUMNI ONLY

June 18-26, 2022

Temecula, CA

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Welcome to RTW (Ready to Work) Alumni only retreat style intensive. Dancers must have attended at least one summer event to apply. 

This is an 8 day intensive for alumni only that will include a music video shoot with an artist, dance shots, headshots with hair and make-up team, one on one technique and talkback with CDI faculty and guests, meetings with casting and talent agents, and so much more. 

Faculty and dancers will all stay together in an incredible vineyard estate and all meals are included. Dance classes will be held indoors and outdoors as well as photo and video shoots on location.

Only a select group of alumni who we feel are ready for this level of training will be accepted. 

$4,000 for the 8 day intensive

*payment plans available through Paypal Later

AUDITION requirements:

Dancers wanting to be considered for RTW must be summer CDI alumni.

 

You must fill out the standard CDI video audition submission of:

  • 1 min intro/bio

  • -1-2 min dance clip in a technical style ( ballet, contemporary, jazz)

  • -1-2 min dance clip in a commercial style ( hip-hop, heels, tap, etc)

  • dance resume

 

*Intro and dance clips must be combined into one video and link pasted into audition form. Resume should be uploaded as a .doc or .pdf to form as well.

 

Dance resume example can be found in "The Business of Show" by Adam Cates

To be considered for RTW you must also email us @ cdiauditions@gmail.com

A link to a single google drive folder titled “FULL NAME - RTW SUBMISSION” that contains:

 

 1.   Google Doc including the following:

⁃ Introduction and brief statement of intention (why you would like to attend RTW). Please include what year(s) you attended CDI summer and location(s).

⁃Clickable link to dance reel on Vimeo or YouTube 

⁃Clickable link to online artist presence (website and/or social media artist page)

⁃Short Artist Bio (35 words or less)

*Be sure to allow mailto:cdiauditions@gmail.com to access the google doc  as an editor*

 

2.    Headshot in JPEG Format

 

3.    Editorial pic in JPEG Format

 

 

 

 

 

12 DAY INTENSIVE
AGES 13-PRE-PROFESSIONAL

New dancers & Alumni Elite

July 17-29, 2022

Orlando, FL

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This year will be another retreat style event but the full 12 days for new dancers and alumni!

Join us for seminars, mock auditions, talent agents, technique, headshots and dance shots, heels, on camera, guest teachers, artist experience and more! Dancers will be divided into groups by age. 

Dancers and faculty will live together in two awesome mansions and all meals are included. Dance classes will take place inside and in an outdoor studio and seminars will be held in the indoor theatre rooms. 

Space will be limited as we are only doing one session so we recommend applying early. 

$5,000 for the 12-day intensive

*payment plans available through Paypal later

AUDITION requirements:

 

You must fill out the standard CDI video audition submission of:

  • 1 min intro/bio

  • -1-2 min dance clip in a technical style ( ballet, contemporary, jazz)

  • -1-2 min dance clip in a commercial style ( hip-hop, heels, tap, musical theatre, etc)

  • dance resume

Intro and dance clips must be combined into one video and link pasted into audition form. Resume should be uploaded as a .doc or .pdf to form as well.

Dance resume example can be found in "The Business of Show" by Adam Cates

Because our retreat style events have limited space, we usually fill up before March 1 and go to a waitlist only status.

 

We encourage dancers to apply early!