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ARTISTIC DANCE EXCHANGE

NOBLE PRODIGIES & DOTY

NOBLE PRODIGY & DANCER OF THE YEAR 2023-2024

ALL Dancers Auditioning for Nobles MUST Complete the Prodigy Questionnaire Below

 The winner of ADE Dancer of the Year (DOTY) will automatically be an ADE Noble Prodigy for the upcoming season, assist the ADE Faculty on stage, and receive 2-night hotel stays in each tour city for the entire 2023-2024 regional season!

In order to compete for DOTY, you must be registered for NATIONALS PRODIGY & DOTY TIER

For More Information about DOTY PLEASE CLICK HERE

Noble Prodigies will be featured faculty assistants on stage. Noble Prodigies 18+ and over will also be provided with meals onsite for added administrative duties during the event.

To learn more about the selection process click HERE

rates

NATIONALS PRODIGY & DOTY Rate

-Early Rate Ends May 5th- $395

Starting May 6th Standard Rate will be $430

Includes:

-Noble Prodigy Audition & Talent Agencies Panel

-Dancer of the Year Solo Competition
(includes 1 Solo Entry, the additional solo fee will be $15
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-Prodigy & Noble Choreography Pieces for Gala

-NEW! Mentorship Program & NEW Dance Directors!

-ALL Classes + Master Classes

Noble prodigy selection process
NOBLE PRODIGY SELECTION PROCESS

Noble Prodigy Selection Process

PART 1: Registration & What to Email 

1.-Please Make Sure to Register for Tier 1 before May 15th

2.  Completed Prodigy Questionnaire

Click on the link below:

3.  High-resolution color headshot

 

Please make sure we can see your face clearly!  *Remember to email this, not mail.

 

4.  High-resolution full-body shot of you in a Prodigy shirt

 

We just want a clear picture of you smiling naturally in your ADE t-shirt; one that will be easily recognizable to our staff and faculty!  This photo does not need to be professionally taken. Simple is best!

UPLOAD ALL PHOTOS ON THE NOBLE QUESTIONNAIRE FORM

 

DO NOT MAIL IN YOUR PAPERWORK.  Late submissions will not be accepted.

 

Below is a more detailed breakdown of the selection process on site.  Please read through carefully so you know what to expect!

PART 2: July 1st Orientation

Parents are encouraged to attend orientation and are welcome to stay after their very own parent orientation.

 

PART 3: How will Noble Prodigies be selected?

1.  Performance in classes during the week.

It is incredibly important for the faculty to see how quickly you are able to pick-up the material and translate it properly.

 

2. Noble Prodigy Showcase Piece.  

Rehearsals may be monitored randomly by staff and faculty.

 

3.  Audition & Interview with Faculty and Director panel.  

You will perform a section of the choreography piece and express to the faculty why you should be selected.  They may also request that you improv a bit before or after your section.

Progressions across the floor will also be instructed in various styles by other Faculty members.

You do not need to prepare anything otherwise.

 

4.  Small-Group Interviews with staff and faculty.  This is the opportunity to express to the staff why you should be selected, in regards to your “off-stage” abilities. Questions will be randomly assigned on-site.

 

5.  Quality & Timeliness of your Prodigy All-Star Packet submission.

 

6.  Overall ability to represent ADE faculty, and staff with integrity.

 

PART 4: July 7th Showdown Gala Awards Ceremony Announcements

NOBLE PRODIGY RULES & ADE ALUMNI
rules

NEW THIS YEAR!

If a junior noble is between 12 - 13 years old, they will be available to re-audition for Noble again. The faculty will determine the age placement if they remain a junior noble or qualify as a teen noble or teen prodigy all-star. 

 

Noble Prodigies who were awarded Noble status as a Senior of age at 18 will graduate to Noble Alumni at the conclusion of that year’s ADE National.

 

NOBLE GRADUATION & PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM 

ADE Alumni and ADE Apprentice  - will need to pay a membership fee of $50 every 2 years to upkeep their Alumni Status, they are to attend any ADE regional event for free once their membership fees are due. They may be asked to assist in their attending cities.  They are to receive 50% of any master classes and 50% off national or international cities.

Any ADE Alumni will become automatically an ADE Dreamer Apprentice!

Including Free Lifetime Membership with DREAMERS Company & ADE on Tour Regional Tour!

It will require to re-audition every summer at Nationals to continue dancing actively in the company. (1 to 3 years length).

 

NOBLES & DOTY RE- AUDITION INFO & RATES

If you are applying to become a Noble Prodigy or re-applying in your second year you will need to pay for Tier 1.

 

Nobles Graduating & DOTY will get a FREE Pass to Nationals where they could re-audition for Noble & DOTY if registered by March 15 th.

All Current Nobles will get a 50% Discount at Nationals if register by March 15th, 2023

Noble Re-Audition Process for Current Nobles:

  • Age does not matter when auditioning to be a Noble. All auditionees go into the same audition pool. From there, faculty decides if and where they should be placed.  

  • If you are not selected as a noble again, you will automatically be a Prodigy All-Star.

 

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