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Old 09-15-2008, 09:35 PM   #16
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And what happens after they pull someone for face?
At some auditions they will have costumes, make-up, and wigs. If someone gets pulled for face they will take them back and put them in the costume they may see them as. The costume kinda makes or breaks you. They want to see if you look right in the costume and look like the character.
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Old 09-18-2008, 11:49 PM   #17
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I have a couple of character performer question. Like I said earlier, I am auditioning in November for a character performer for the College Program.

1) If I don't pass the audition, does that mean that I don't any chance of getting into the CP? Also, will I receive any type of letter before my audition in November or will it be after?

2) What are the chances of a CP getting a face character? Are they pretty slim?

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Old 09-18-2008, 11:58 PM   #18
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Hey guys --

I have a couple of character performer question. Like I said earlier, I am auditioning in November for a character performer for the College Program.

1) If I don't pass the audition, does that mean that I don't any chance of getting into the CP? Also, will I receive any type of letter before my audition in November or will it be after?

2) What are the chances of a CP getting a face character? Are they pretty slim?

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1. you still get into the cp if you don't pass auditions. they'll assign you to a role that you put on your list. my friend didn't pass auditions and they put her in her second choice, merch. i don't remember when she got her letter though.

2. i believe it is pretty slim, but not impossible. i know a girl who is friends with snow white right now and others who are in fur. it just depends on what they need and if you are perfect for a character. most likely they will put in you in fur, but they might pull you for face later
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Old 09-19-2008, 07:36 AM   #19
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Hey guys --

I have a couple of character performer question. Like I said earlier, I am auditioning in November for a character performer for the College Program.

1) If I don't pass the audition, does that mean that I don't any chance of getting into the CP? Also, will I receive any type of letter before my audition in November or will it be after?

2) What are the chances of a CP getting a face character? Are they pretty slim?

Thanks!
1. No. If you don't pass the audition, they will try to put you into one of the other roles you picked (when I auditioned in 2006, I didn't pass. But I got my second choice, character attendant). Also, you would not receive a letter until after the audition.

2. It's pretty slim for CPs. But I do know a few who were pulled (including my roomie in 2006).
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Old 09-19-2008, 09:15 AM   #20
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Also, will I receive any type of letter before my audition in November or will it be after?
I interviewed in January and received a letter in February. It was a letter stating that they were processing my application and my status was pending.

My audition was in March, and I received a letter 12 days after the audition.
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Old 09-19-2008, 09:17 AM   #21
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1) If I don't pass the audition, does that mean that I don't any chance of getting into the CP
At the time of this writing, you have 2 Yes's for this.

However, I'd say not necessarily. They will consider you for other positions if space is available, but they aren't holding a backup for you in case you don't make it through.

It was either on these boards or another where several people who were cut from auditions were not offered another position because they were full.

Now this could be that they were full-full (everything) or that the other positions that they were interested in were full and they weren't willing to do any of the positions that they still had open.
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Old 09-19-2008, 05:41 PM   #22
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Dance portion of the audition

Hey guys...

I'm a little bit worried about the dance portion of the audition. I have never received any formal dance training, but I'm used to working with a choreographer during various shows that I have been in.

Are there any basic steps that I need to make sure I'm comfortable with before the audition?

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Old 09-19-2008, 10:54 PM   #23
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I'm a little bit worried about the dance portion of the audition. I have never received any formal dance training, but I'm used to working with a choreographer during various shows that I have been in.

Are there any basic steps that I need to make sure I'm comfortable with before the audition?

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You should be fine. They don't do complicated things you need to be trained to know - they show you how to do the steps, and they get more complex as the routine continues so they know where your skill level is. If you've practiced learning choreography before you're ahead of the game. Just remember to smile and get the arm motions even if you can't get the feet!
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Old 09-20-2008, 02:58 PM   #24
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will we know the day of our audition whether we passed or not or do we still need to wait for our acceptance letters to know for sure?

This may be somewhat of a stupid question, but I'm already getting impatient waiting for my letter and my audition is still more than a month away!
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Old 09-20-2008, 03:01 PM   #25
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will we know the day of our audition whether we passed or not or do we still need to wait for our acceptance letters to know for sure?

This may be somewhat of a stupid question, but I'm already getting impatient waiting for my letter and my audition is still more than a month away!
No. You will not know if you were accepted/declined until after the audition. This is because some of the other roles you picked could be full if you didn't pass the audition.
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Old 09-20-2008, 05:16 PM   #26
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the day i auditioned they told me if i passed the character audtion and then i had to wait to hear from the college program to see if i got into that
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Old 09-20-2008, 05:25 PM   #27
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It took me almost 3 weeks after my audition to get my acceptance letter (I found out about 5 days after that I didn't get performer).
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Old 09-21-2008, 02:09 AM   #28
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Ahh ok thank you!! That's exactly what I wanted to know!
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Old 09-25-2008, 08:19 AM   #29
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the day i auditioned they told me if i passed the character audtion and then i had to wait to hear from the college program to see if i got into that
By any chance did you audition in Orlando? They do tell Orlando the day of, but most other locations do not find out until they receive an e-mail about 1-3 weeks later.
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Old 09-25-2008, 09:32 PM   #30
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I hear in auditions that you have to act out a character??!! I don't understand this.. can some explain this to me?
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