Audition and Interview

To be considered for a place at Southern Cross Catholic College Burwood, those applying for entry into the full-time Performing Arts specialist stream are required to attend an audition and interview.

Register your Expression of Interest through the college website. You will be contacted via email, with an Audition Pack that includes all requirements in detail.
Due to COVID-19, the audition process will be online for 2021.

Artist’s Statement
All applicants will be required to submit a written response to given questions.

Resume and Headshot
Students are required to submit their resume and headshot with their audition videos.

Video Audition
Applicants submit videos of themselves performing 2 contrasting pieces or excerpts of up to 3 minutes each covering one or two of their chosen streams in:

  • Dance – two contrasting performances extending a given motif
  • Drama – one set monologue and one own choice
  • Music Instrumental – two contrasting pieces
  • Music Voice – two contrasting pieces, one unaccompanied
  • Music Theatre – perform in all areas of singing, dancing or acting, using set pieces and an own choice

Interview
Successful applicants will be invited to complete an enrolment interview. This will be an opportunity for the panel to clarify information provided in the resume, to answer any questions the student may have, and to decide on a pattern of study.

Discernment
Students will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Technical skill
  • Performance
  • Audience engagement

Important Information
Successful applicants will be contacted via email. Please ensure you have provided accurate information in your audition form.

Second Round of Auditions close on 30 November, 2020

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