#1 HOW DO I APPLY TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE 2020 GREENVILLE FASHION WEEK (GFW) DANCER AUDITIONS?
There are three easy steps to apply.
Complete the online application by December 15, 2019.
Pay the $30 audition fee.
Scheduled auditions will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2020.
#2 WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING ENTERTAINMENT APPLICATIONS?
Entries must be received no later than 8 p.m. (EST) on Sunday, December 15, 2019 in order to secure an audition time. Auditions will be in the late afternoon on January 5, 2020– call time to be determined by GFW. All applicants will be notified of their audition time by 9pm on Monday, December 23, 2019. Audition times will be between 1:00-6:00pm based on number of applicants.
#3 WHAT IF I MISS THE DEADLINE TO APPLY? AM I STILL ELIGIBLE TO ATTEND AUDITIONS?
To secure an audition, you MUST submit an online application by the deadline outlined above.
Dancers must meet the age and skill requirement (see #4 for details), pay a $30 audition fee, and complete the official GFW Dancer Application.
#4 WHAT REQUIREMENTS MUST A DANCER POSSESS TO BE CONSIDERED?
Applicants must be 8 years of age or older and must demonstrate skilled training at auditions. Please see audition process below.
Eligible applicants who are under 18 years old must have parent or legal guardian’s permission to apply, and must be at the audition to sign a waiver or dancer will not be permitted to audition.
#5 WHAT IS THE GFW ENTERTAINMENT AUDITION PROCESS?
Round 1- Each dancer will be asked to demonstrate a jump and turn sequence of their choice using a combination of a minimum of three different skills.
Round 2 – After the jump/turn demonstrations, those selected to move forward will be taught a short combination (Jazz/Hip Hop) and broken into groups to perform.
Round 3- Dancers must have a 30 second Jazz combination ready to perform.
Please note: Dancers must provide their own shoes.
#6 IF SELECTED AS A GFW DANCER, WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT?
Choreography sessions will be held in January or February 2020, rehearsals and shows will be held in April of 2020.
The week of Greenville Fashion Week, Wednesday April 22 – April 25, 2020, dancers are required to be available for the following:
Rehearsals & Shows. Times will be determined once auditions are complete.
#7 WHERE WILL THE GFW DANCE AUDITIONS, CHOREOGRAPHY SESSIONS AND REHEARSALS BE HELD? WHAT DATES AND WHAT TIMES?
All events will take place in Greenville, South Carolina. Exact location and time will be sent to dancers via e-mail at a later date. Time-blocks are assigned by and at the sole discretion of GFW.
#8 ARE THERE ANY FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS TO PARTICIPATE AS A MODEL?
GFW requires a $30 audition fee. All dancers are also responsible for any and all costs associated with auditions, rehearsals, including all transportation to/from Greenville, meals, lodging, and parking fees.
#9 IF SELECTED, WILL TRAVEL TO/FROM GREENVILLE AND ACCOMMODATIONS BE COVERED?
All dancers are responsible for travel to/from Greenville and lodging the week of GFW, choreography sessions and rehearsals. Visit the GFW website for hotel partners and our host hotel, Courtyard Marriott, who does offer a preferred rate.
#10 WILL I RECEIVE A TICKET TO THE EVENT AS A GFW ENTERTAINER?
Dancers do not receive tickets to GFW Events.
#11 ARE THERE ANY ADDITIONAL INCENTIVES FOR BEING AN ENTERTAINER FOR GREENVILLE FASHION WEEK?
All dancers selected to participate in the 2020 Greenville Fashion Week runway show, special event, or photo-shoot will receive the following:
Visibility to local and national fashion industry leaders, stylists, bloggers, and media
Recognition on the 2020 Greenville Fashion Week Program