CAT – How To Apply
We accept applications from young people in the East of England, aged between 10-16 years (on 1 September 2024), from all backgrounds.
If you are enthusiastic about dance, are highly motivated and eager to develop new skills, and believe that you have exceptional talent and potential within dance we want to hear from you!
If you would like to join the DanceEast CAT you will need to attend an audition. The auditions are designed to be accessible and fun for everyone. There are Audition Support Workshops available to help guide you through the process and answer any questions you may have.
We encourage everyone who is interested in joining the CAT to apply to audition; you do not need to have previous dance experience; we look for potential.
There is a two-stage audition process for September 2024 entry. All eligible young people aged 10-16 years on 1 September 2024 will be invited to a stage one audition. The stage one auditions include creative and technique workshops and have been designed to be accessible and fun, regardless of your previous experience.
Following the stage one audition, you may then be invited to attend a stage two audition.
Auditions will take place at the Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1DW on the below dates.
STAGE ONE AUDITIONS 2024
You will only need to attend one date:
- Saturday 18 May
- Tuesday 28 May
- Wednesday 29 May
Everyone who applies, and is eligible, will be invited to attend a stage one audition. You will only need to attend one of the dates above.
STAGE TWO AUDITIONS 2024
You will only need to attend one date, and the Stage Two Auditions are invite only:
- Saturday 8 June (Invite Only)
- Sunday 9 June (Invite Only)
All auditions are free to attend.
HOW TO APPLY
There are two ways to apply:
- Option 1 – Online form
Complete the online form which can be accessed below.
- Option 2 – Paper form
Fill in one of our paper forms and post to DanceEast CAT, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1DW.
If you would prefer to complete a paper application form, please get in touch with the CAT team on email@example.com or 01473 295234