We are excited to announce that auditions for our 2021-2022 Season

will be held May 22 & 23 at Carolina Dance Center!

Registration is Now Closed!!

If you are new to CDF and our Performance Companies, please read this document to learn more about what we do, our mission and what we have to offer your dancer.

Dancers will sign up for each company they wish to audition for using this GOOGLE FORM.

*PLEASE NOTE: Carolina Groove (jazz) and Carolina Groove Elite (competition team) auditions will take place together. Dancers can only participate in ONE of these companies. When filling out your Google form, please select the Carolina Groove audition, and on the next question you can mark that you would like to be considered for CGE. In order to be a CGE member, you must also be a member of either ballet or tap company.

After completing the form, please pay for EACH audition your dancer will be attending,  (Cost is $26 per company)

We will have in-person auditions this year, but will also be offering a virtual option.

If you selected the virtual audition on the Google form you will be emailed with details.

Ages are as of September 1, 2021 unless told otherwise by an artistic director.

Please audition with the age group for the age you will be as of September 1st.



Jazz/CGE* (14+)—10:00-11:30

Jazz/CGE* (11-13)—12:00-1:30 

Jazz/CGE* (7-10)—2:00-3:00


Tap (14+)—11:45-1:00

Tap (11-13)—1:45-3:00

Tap (8-10)—3:30-4:30 



Ballet (9-11)—12:30-1:30

Ballet (12-13)—1:45-2:45  

Ballet (14+)—3:00-4:30

Please observe dress code requirements for your auditions:

Ballet: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair in a bun.

Dancers en pointe must bring pointe shoes.

Jazz: Any color sports bra or leotard with booty shorts or leggings,

hair in a bun. No t-shirts, tank tops, skirts, or baggy shorts.

Bring appropriate footwear if desired.

Tap: Please wear comfortable dance wear (no street clothes),

hair pulled back, tap shoes.

THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE AUDITIONING: Being a member of the Carolina Dance Foundation Companies is a big commitment, both in time and financially. Before making the decision to audition, please CLICK HERE and read the Overview of Requirements from the 2019-2020 season. Last year things were adapted greatly due to Covid so the 2019 information will be more in line with the upcoming season; however, some information and requirements will change.

Please note there will be a price increase from what is shown in this overview for our 2021-2022 dues.



Audition results will be posted on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

Look for an email with a link to the password protected page where results can be viewed.


MANDATORY PARENT MEETING: Parents of dancers who are accepted into the ballet, jazz and/or tap companies will need to attend a required parent/dancer meeting on Tuesday, June 15th at 7pm via Zoom. There will be a required Zoom meeting for parents of dancers who are selected for our competition team (CGE) on Wednesday, June 16th at 7pm. The finalized 2021-2022 contract will be sent by email to accepted dancers prior to the required parent meetings. 

If you have specific questions, please contact  Annette Trammel.