ASH VIRTUAL NATIONALS AUDITION 2020
Step 1 : Click HERE to register for ASH Virtual Nationals. You must be registered for the convention in order to audition. However, you do not need to be a recipient of an ASH Apprentice or Apprentice Runner Up Scholarship at a 19/20 regional event in order to audition for ASH Assistant. This policy is only related to COVID-19 and will only be in place for 2020 Virtual Nationals.
Step 2 :Click on your appropriate level below to learn your combination.
Music: Trolls 2 Many Hits Mashup – Trolls World Tour Soundtrack
Improv Start Time :00-:07 / Combo Start Time – :08
Music: Happier (Hikeii Remix) by Marshmello & Bastille
Improv Start Time 1:36 / Combo Start Time – 1:50
Step 3 : Film yourself performing the combination and upload your video to a public video platform (ie. YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, etc.).
Step 4 : Fill out the form below including the link to your audition combination video by Friday, June 19th.
Step 5 :*ASH Assistant & ASH: The Company Audition Only* Submit a video of your solo by clicking HERE, no later than Friday, June 19th (it can be from a previous event, another Competition/Convention, or a new video from home). Please include the name of the solo you have submitted in the form below.
Step 6: Attend ASH Virtual Nationals, July 3rd-8th, 2020!
Step 7 : Tune into the ASH Virtual Gala to hear all scholarship announcements and ASH Boot Camp finalists.
Step 8: Attend ASH Boot Camp if you are selected.
ASH Boot Camp is the second phase of the ASH Assistant and ASH: The Company audition. It will begin Monday, July 13th and will be a 4-6 week process where dancers will be separated into small groups to take zoom classes with the ASH Faculty and go through an interview process for evaluation. Assistants and Company Members will be announced by the end of August.
Step 9 : Find out if you are selected as an ASH: The Company Member or ASH Assistant!
- General Scholarships include all ASH, College, Agency and Sponsor scholarships.
- ASH Scholarships include a half scholarship, full scholarship, 3 city scholarship and five city scholarship for next season. The Studio School and AMDA College will be scouting dancers in the Intermediate/Advanced level. They will be awarding over $75,000 in College scholarships at ASH Virtual Nationals! Our Sponsors include Millennium Dance Complex, Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Dance Spirit, to name a few!
- All general scholarship recipients will be announced during the gala on Wednesday, July 8th.
ASH: The Company
- ASH: The Company is a training program and supplement to a dancer’s studio training. This program is a bridge from ASH attendee to ASH Assistant. Company members are required to attend a minimum of 5 cities in which the program is held, however they receive a full year scholarship to all ASH events. The program gives a taste of what touring with a convention is like, they will learn choreography to perform in the Closing Show, work the Performance Showcase and more! After the season is complete, at our Nationals event, on Company Member will be chosen as an ASH Assistant by the ASH Faculty. The goal is for Company Members to dive deeper in their training and dance experience while invigorating them to push themselves to the next level!
- ASH Assistants are an elite group of dancers invited to tour with, assist, and be mentored by Artists Simply Human’s esteemed faculty of world-renowned choreographers and esteemed educators for one full season. ASH Assistants receive a full season scholarship and a lifetime scholarship to attend ASH. During that season they will assist the Faculty throughout the weekend, attend rehearsals, perform in the Welcome Show and Closing Show, and learn the ins and outs of backstage management during the Performance Showcase. They will gain an inside perspective of the dance industry and learn the tools they need to further their dance career. Becoming an ASH Assistant is a life changing experience, and is the highest scholarship presented by Artists Simply Human.