Many dancers dream of gracing the world-famous stage at Radio City Music Hall at NYC — and now you can get one step closer to that goal by training alongside those high-kicking Rockettes.
Start stretching and bust out your high heels because the audition tour for the Rockettes Summer Intensive training program is ready for you. The week-long intensive, now in its 11th year, gives you the chance to work with the Rockettes and a Rockettes director/choreographer at the Radio City Music Hall studios to learn the signature precision-style technique.
To audition, you must be at least 14 years old with at least 5 years of tap, jazz and ballet training.
Fun fact: 47 dancers who have gone through the summer intensive have gone on to become Rockettes!
Audition cities and dates for the 2012 Rockettes Summer Intensive:
Myrtle Beach, SC – November 6, 2011
Durham, NC – November 13, 2011
Nashville, TN – December 4, 2011
Boston, MA – December 27, 2011
Chicago, IL – January 8, 2012
Orlando, FL – January 8, 2012
Austin, TX – January 14, 2012
Miami, FL – January 15, 2012
Pittsburgh, PA – January 15, 2012
Detroit, MI – January 22, 2012
Los Angeles, CA – January 22, 2012
Washington, D.C. – January 22, 2012
NYC – January 28 & January 29, 2012
For audition times and locations, as well as more information on the Rockettes Summer Intensive, visit Rockettes.com.
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Madison Jordan and Jarrod Tyler Paulson brought their real-life romance to the audition stage. (Adam Rose/FOX)
It's usually right around the third or fourth week of "So You Think You Can Dance" audition rounds that we start itching for the live shows. Sure, the auditions are fun, inspiring, and entertaining, but at a certain point, we reach audition saturation. (And the live shows are just so good and feature so much more Cat Deeley.)
All that said, Nigel and co. kept things spicy this week, so our attention remained firmly glued to the screen. (It's been 16 seasons—who are we to doubt Nigel Lythgoe, sir?) Here's how it all went down.