2022-2023 ANMBF Performing Company
May 29, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | 4422 Live Oak St.
Want to join the premier folk dance ensemble in North Texas? Do you have what it takes to perform at the AT&T Performing Arts Center?
Come show us your talent and become one of our elite dancers!
Before Audition Day:
Any individuals interested in auditioning must have at least 2 years of previous dance experience (preferably Ballet Folklorico) either through the ANMBF Dance Academy or through another school/institution. Please note that if your training was through other schools/institutions you will be required to name them, when you were under their instruction, and how long you were under their instruction the day of your audition.
Applicants will be required to submit an audition form at least 15 minutes prior to their respective scheduled audition slot. Applicants must fill out their audition forms online by clicking HERE.
Applicants will need to submit their audition forms and headshots at least 15 minutes before their respective scheduled audition slot.
Audition day activities will run from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Applicants may begin arriving as early as 10:30 AM. If you are late to the audition of your respective age group, you MAY NOT be allowed to audition. The schedule for the day of auditions is as follows:
11:00 AM to 12:00 AM: folklorico dancers ages 5 to 8 (Mini-Professionals)
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM: folklorico dancers ages 9 and 12 (Children's Company)
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM: folklorico dancers ages 13-17 (Junior Company)
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM: folklorico dancers ages 18+ (Professional Company)
The audition process will take place in a classroom setting in which the applicants will be placed in the classroom and an instructor will lead a typical rehearsal as the judges observe the applicants' ability to follow along, memorize sequences of steps, and perform sequences of steps. Applicants will also be judged on overall technique, stage presence, and demeanor.
Family members/relatives will not be allowed in the classroom at any point; however, there will be a designated small viewing/waiting area if applicants wish to bring their family members/relatives along.
Females will need to wear a black leotard/ black bottoms and will need to have their hair in a bun. Males will need to wear black shorts or pants and white or black t-shirt. Preferably all applicants should wear black folklorico shoes.
After Audition Day:
About a week after the audition, you will be contacted by an ANMBF Staff member with the results of your audition by both email and phone. The judges will place applicants in one of three categories of results depending on their skill level:
Applicant surpassed expectations set by the judges and will become a member of the ANMBF Performing Companies.
Applicant met some or most expectations set by the judges and will become a member of the ANMBF Performing Companies; however, the applicant will be required to take supplemental dance classes.
Applicant met few expectations set by the judges and judges will suggest taking classes at the ANMBF Dance Academy and will be encouraged to audition again next semester.