HOW TO AUDITION FOR TREMAINE DANCER OF THE YEAR 
*Read through the following information - If you have questions, please contact us at 1-800-832-2050

PRE-REQUISITES:
  1. Must have competed in a 1st, 2nd or 3rd Place Semi-Finals winning number for that season
  2. Must be registered for the 5 day Orlando National Finals Convention
I WILL BE COMPETING
in one or more
National Finals Competition Numbers

I AM NOT ABLE TO COMPETE
my qualified National Finals number because the other dancers will not be attending
  • Register for the Convention Online
  • Register your National Finals Entry/Entries
  • ***** DONE *****
Once Registered and Paid in Full, any dancer is automatically eligible to audition for DOTY

There is NO extra fee required


You are DONE with the process until the Dance Audition on the 1st Day of Classes



Even if your studio, nor the other dancers in your qualifying routine, are not able to attend the Tremaine National Finals, you can still audition to become a DOTY.
  • Register for the Convention Online
  • Click Here and print out your Non-Competing DOTY Audition Form
  • Complete this form & follow the instructions to submit
  • Your individual qualifying solo performance for the DOTY judges will take place on July 6, Time TBA.*This IS NOT part of any competition. It merely takes the place of your N.F. competition entry so the judges get to see you perform.
  • If you become a DOTY Finalist, you will perform this number once again for the DOTY judges on July 7
  • ***** DONE *****
 
Once you have Registered, Submitted this Form and Paid in Full, you will be eligible to audition for DOTY

You are DONE with the process until the Dance Audition on the 1st Day of Classes

D.O.T.Y. AGE DIVISIONS:  Junior 6-11, Teen 12-15, Senior 16 & up
(these ages vary from the Tremaine Convention Scholarship auditions)


DOTY AUDITION PROCESS:
  • DANCE AUDITION - 1.5 hours at Lunch on 1st day of Convention Classes
    • Similar to our regular Scholarship Auditions:
      • Ballet Combo Taught, Cuts Made
      • Jazz Combo Taught, Cuts Made
    • Cuts will continue to be made until only Finalists remain in each age division
    • No Observers Allowed
    • FINALISTS
      • They will be given a Finalist Form to fill out, which includes their Name, Studio, National Finals Routines, etc.
      • We take their photo and attach it to their Finalist Form, which assists in locating them in classes & group competition numbers
      • They will be given a colored ribbon to be worn at ALL TIMES except when competing
        • Class Attendance, General Conduct & Performance will be monitored & considered
        • DOTY Gala Routine Rehearsal Conduct will also be monitored & considered
  • PERSONAL INTERVIEW ***FINALISTS ONLY***
    • DOTY Judging Panel will conduct personal interviews with all Finalists in small groups
    • Finalists will be brought in to these Interviews from their DOTY Finalists Gala Performance rehearsals
    • No Observers Allowed during Rehearsals nor Interviews
  • PERFORMANCE ***FINALISTS ONLY***
    • The DOTY Judging Panel watches their National Finals Performance(s) during the N.F. Competition, or their Non-Competing DOTY Solo Performance *Non-Competing Solo Performances will be scheduled for the evening of July 7th, and coordinated so as not to conflict with any Cash Awards Competition entries they may be dancing in.
WINNERS ANNOUNCED at the GALA on the evening of JULY 10th
  • Anyone wanting to attend the Gala must purchase a Gala Ticket in advance (See Summer Registration Info)
  • No one admitted to Gala without a ticket - no exceptions
  • DOTY Finalists are not required to have Gala Tickets. Any Finalists not attending the Gala will be given a specific call time to be in the dressing room and ready to go on stage for their DOTY Finalists Gala Performance
PLEASE NOTE: All DOTY Finalists need the following items to complete their provided Gala Performance Costume: 
FEMALE FINALISTS: Black Seamless Fishnets, Black Trunks & Black Jazz Shoes or Black Pedinis
MALE FINALISTS: Black Pants, Black Belt, Black Socks & Black Jazz Shoes

- Please call our office with any questions, 1-800-832-2050 -