OM STILL GROWING
OM STILL GROWING SEASON 3 IS OPEN TO DANCERS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 13 & 17 YEARS OLD.
— SEASON 3 —
OUR BIGGEST ONE YET!
** AUDITION DETAILS, COMING SOON **
B E H I N D T H E S C E N E S
ABOUT THE COMPANY
OM still growing is an opportunity created for pre-professional dancers aged 12-17 years who are serious about contemporary dance and further developing their artistic voice. This young company is geared towards bridging the gap between extracurricular dance classes and professional dance opportunities, while fostering the pre-existing abilities that the dancers already obtains.
Dancers who are selected from the audition, will take weekly class with their assigned OM still growing company and prepare for their production in April 2020. This year the company will be divided into 2 tracks; OM still growing and OM still growing II (training company).
As a brand, OM still growing is designed to be a safe artistic outlet for eager young dancers. Both companies will work in professional environments with professional expectations. Instilling etiquette and industry standard working environments is important to Courtney OM. Intense technical training and performance opportunities are provided.
OM still growing is treated with professionalism and training is to be taken seriously!
OM STILL GROWING
Returning dancers and those who have been training with Courtney OM in the past, will likely be placed in this company. This company is designed to be heavily based on choreography and the intensity of training is slightly elevated than that of the OM still growing II (training company). This season there will be 4 guest choreographers in OM still growing. The company dancers will be split into 2 group and learn 2 pieces of repertoire, 1 from each choreographer.
Additionally, as a collective, the whole company will learn a work by director Courtney OM.
The OM still growing performance is projected for March/April 2020.
Each company dancer will have 3 pieces.
Season 3 Choreographers
Amanda Oakley Hort
Hannah Nicole Marr
* Casting/Placement & Schedule will be emailed out on July 1st 2019 *
EXAMPLE OF OM STILL GROWING REHEARSAL SCHEDULE
A detailed schedule will be generated and distributed after the audition.
Dancers will be assigned their specific OM still growing group and their casting (group A/B) in their acceptance emails.
This rehearsal format will as such from September 2019 - April 2020. Holidays and long weekends will always be considered.
OM STILL GROWING II (TRAINING COMPANY)
This company has been created to welcome new dancers to the professional OM grown atmosphere and become acquainted with the rigorous movement and expectations of Courtney OM. The majority of dancers in this company will be new to partnering, floor work and are interested in intense technical training. Though the audition will determine the dancers level, it is suggested by the OM still growing faculty/choreographers that dancers train alongside Courtney Om in this setting for a full year before being considered for the performance company; OM still growing.
Dancers casted in this company will also train on Fridays from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. For the majority of their Friday’s they will have Courtney OM leading them through a technical class and will be learning ONE company piece of choreography that will be presented at the OM still growing show in March/April 2020.
Season 3 Choreographers
Casting/Placement & Schedule will be emailed out on July 1st 2019 *
2019/20 OM still growing Tuition
September 2019 - April 2020
12 hrs of training per month
Total tuition per dancer: $800.00 (Payment options available)
Costume Fee: $150.00 (Due January 1st)
Dancers are expected to be in all black, every rehearsal. This uniform helps with consistency for the choreographers and unity as a company. Leggings are highly recommended (for the sake of floor work) as well as any additional accessories your dancers guest choreographer may request.
This season attendance will be monitored strictly and absences will be taken seriously. To ensure productivity, fairness to the company and due to the momentum/rigorous activity in each rehearsal, dances who miss more than 2 rehearsals (each semester) may be choreographed out of sections and/or removed from the work.
OM STILL GROWING - SEASON 2
Allie McCoy // Alston Tyndall //
Annabel Cable // Ashlyn Ulrich // Avery Allen //
Aubrey Houle // Carolina Moore // Hannah Stevens //
Jessica Evers // Kaelyn Elien // Leah Sugg //
Lia Jensen // Maddy Zilokowski // Sarah Balkus //
OM STILL GROWING - SEASON 1
Caroline Moore // Ella Young // Leah Sugg
Annabel Cable // Anna Dewar // Ashlyn Ulrich