Upcoming Auditions

Date: Saturday September 23, 2017
Time: 9 am- 1 pm with interviews following.
Location: South Jordan Community Center 10778 So. Redwood Road,  South Jordan
Special Instructions:
• There is an audition fee of $10.
• A $100 tour deposit is required which will be refundable if tour team placement is not achieved.
• A character dance section and clogging section will be taught and then judged.
Possible tour plans include festivals in Finland and the Czech Republic as well as performances in Sweden.   This itinerary would require travel to be the first half of  June 2018. 
• All those interested in auditioning must be at least 16 years old before auditions.

Audition Dress: Please wear dark clothing and bring clogging shoes as well as gym, dance or character shoes. Ladies should have hair pulled back from face.

Evaluation: Five judges will score your performance. Each section will receive a technical AND showmanship score. The audition performances will be filmed for additional evaluations. Dancers who are auditioning will not view the auditions but will be located in a separate area between audition sections.  After the dance auditions, a short individual interview will be held with Clog America leadership.  This interview is also a very important part of the selection process.  The commitment to rehearsal attendance, team rules and standards will be discussed in depth during the interview.  Those auditioning who are currently an active member of a competition team should discuss their Clog America audition plans with their team director before auditions.

Your Conditions of Participation: You will be asked to fill out a form on the back of your audition number to allow you to let us know exactly what conditions you have regarding the 2018 Tour year’s rehearsals and performances. There are also team rules, standards and a social media protocol that must be signed.

Funding: The tour will cost approximately $2300 per person. There will be partial scholarships performers can apply for plus we will give you tools to use in fund raising efforts including a special individual sponsorship proposals, letters for a letter-writing campaign and corporate matching fund possibilities. We will need to know how much funding help you will need.  

Personal Conditions: If your participation is linked to others, we need to know your feelings.

Rehearsals and performances: Rehearsals are held once each month usually between 9 am and 5:00 pm at the Starzz Unlimited Dance Studio located at 3390 W 1987 S. in Salt Lake City or the Project Dance Studio located at 13174 So. 5600 West in Herriman.  Since rehearsals are only held once each month attendance is mandatory. The tentative rehearsal schedule will be as follows:  Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 17,  April 21, May 19 and June 2.  Team members must  commit to perform at the Freedom Festival in the Scera Shell on July 4.  A pre-tour show will also be scheduled.

Costumes: Costumes are provided. Guys provide their own black jeans, cowboy boots, white clogging shoes and converse shoes if doing Rock and Roll. Girls provide their own white clogging shoes, black character shoes, white tennis shoes if doing Rock and Roll, flesh colored leotards, dress shields, black pants (which will be specified)  tights and wiggie.


Worldwide Association of Performing Artists, a 501 (c ) 3 non-profit organization, fulfills it’s mission through CLOG AMERICA.