CPPM Auditions 2024

 

Congratulations! You made it to the second round! On this page, you’ll find everything you need to know about and prepare for auditions. During auditions, you will participate in various workshop activities, including individual and group exercises, creative assignments, written tasks, and an interview. These activities are designed to help us assess your suitability for the course while providing you with a firsthand experience of life at CPPM. This process is an excellent opportunity for you to determine if our program aligns with your goals and aspirations. We look forward to seeing you and exploring the possibilities together.

CPPM Admission Team

What to prepare


Please prepare the following for your audition:

  • Create a 5-minute solo performance that demonstrates your diversity, abilities, vision and style as a performer and performance maker. It can be an extract from your existing work, or you can create something specifically for this audition. Add information about adding music to the folder???
  • Choose and learn by heart a short public speech (from TV, radio, newspaper or presentation) that deals with some aspect that you feel very passionate about, both as a human being and artist. The duration of the speech should be around 2 minutes. This text can be in English or in your native language. If it is not is English we ask you to bring a translation with you or send us via email Alternatively, you can write this speech yourself and learn it by heart.
  • Choose and be ready to perform one song. If you would like to accompany your song, please bring the appropriate musical instrument with you. You can also use your musical instrument in various creative tasks during the audition.
  • Learn a short movement sequence from Gecko’s performance “Institute”. The teaching video with an explanation is available below.

What to bring with you


Please note that it is a physically demanding audition so please bring appropriate clothing for physical work and a water bottle to keep hydrated. We work mainly barefoot, but it would be good to bring some sports/dance shoes with you for some tasks.

 

Written assignment


There will be a short written task at the end of your first audition day. Please bring your laptop/device so you can write and submit your written task via email. Alternatively, it is possible to submit your writing on paper. 

 

Interviews


You’ll have an interview with the admission team, and we’ll confirm the schedule during lunch on your first audition day. It’s a wonderful chance to chat about your expectations for the course and see if it’s the right fit for you.

Face to face auditions


Below you can find information about global face-to-face auditions, including the venues and timetables.

  • SEOUL | 3-4 August

    Venue


    Venue yet to be confirmed

    Plan your trip to the venue meticulously on the audition days to ensure you arrive well in advance.

    Schedule


    Saturday, 3 August
    09.30-10.00  Arrival and Registration
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 1
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 2
    17.00-20.00  Written task & Interviews

     

    Sunday, 4 August
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 3
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 4
    17.00-18.00  Wrap Up session

     

  • MELBOURNE | 10-11 August

    Venue


    The Space Dance & Arts Centre
    318 Chapel St, Prahran VIC 3181, Australia
    https://www.thespace.com.au

    Google Maps
    https://maps.app.goo.gl/oXeeWNbVhh7Yjr3m9

    Plan your trip to the venue meticulously on the audition days to ensure you arrive well in advance.

    Schedule


    Saturday, 10 August
    09.30-10.00  Arrival and Registration
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 1
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 2
    17.00-20.00  Written task & Interviews

     

    Sunday, 11 August
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 3
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 4
    17.00-18.00  Wrap Up session

     

  • SAO PAOLO | 24-25 August

    Venue


    Instituto Brincante
    R. Purpurina, 412 – Vila Madalena, São Paulo – SP, 05435-030, Brazil
    https://institutobrincante.org.br

    Google Maps
    https://maps.app.goo.gl/YSmTAw1Y5WtQZSRHA

    Schedule


    Saturday, 24 August
    09.30-10.00  Arrival and Registration
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 1
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 2
    17.00-20.00  Written task & Interviews

     

    Sunday, 25 August
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 3
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 4
    17.00-18.00  Wrap Up session

     

  • NEW YORK | 7-8 September

    Venue


    Brooklyn Art Haus 
    24 Marcy Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211, United States
    https://www.bkarthaus.com

    Location on Google Maps
    https://maps.app.goo.gl/XnXhHnnugSe92G2eA

    Schedule


    Saturday, 7 September
    09.30-10.00  Arrival and Registration
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 1
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 2
    17.00-20.00  Written task & Interviews

     

    Sunday, 8 September
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 3
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 4
    17.00-18.00  Wrap Up session

     

  • LONDON | 14-15 September

    Venue


    The Place
    17 Duke’s Rd, London WC1H 9PY, United Kingdom
    https://theplace.org.uk

    Entrance instructions
    https://theplace.org.uk/your-visit (please use 16 Flaxman Terrace entrance)

    Google Maps
    https://maps.app.goo.gl/e4jiCpmovYAoHDtD7

    Schedule


    Saturday, 14 September
    12.30-13.00  Arrival and Registration
    13.00-16.00  Workshop 1
    16.00-17.00  Lunch
    17.00-20.00  Workshop 2

     

    Sunday, 15 September
    10.00-13.00  Written task & Interviews
    13.00-16.00  Workshop 3
    16.00-17.00  Lunch
    17.00-20.00  Workshop 4
  • TALLINN 1 | 19-20 September

    Venue


    Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Tatari 13, Tallinn 13116 Estonia
    www.eamt.ee/en

    Location on Google Maps
    https://maps.app.goo.gl/yLG8ugyX1DZ71KjTA

    Schedule


    Thursday, 19 September
    09.30-10.00  Arrival and Registration
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 1
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 2
    17.00-20.00  Written task & Interviews

     

    Friday, 20 September
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 3
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 4
    17.00-18.00  Wrap Up session
  • TALLINN 2 | 21-22 September

    Venue


    Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Tatari 13, Tallinn 13116 Estonia
    www.eamt.ee/en

    Location on Google Maps
    https://maps.app.goo.gl/yLG8ugyX1DZ71KjTA

    Schedule


    Saturday, 21 September
    09.30-10.00  Arrival and Registration
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 1
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 2
    17.00-20.00  Written task & Interviews

     

    Sunday, 22 September
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 3
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 4
    17.00-18.00  Wrap Up session

Online auditions


Preparing for an online audition involves the same tasks as a face-to-face audition: a solo performance, public speech, song, and Gecko choreography.

To participate, you’ll need a spacious private studio space to move around in, a reliable internet connection, a computer, a webcam, and a microphone.

Below, you’ll find the schedules for each online audition round. Please note that online auditions span two full days, and your presence is required for the entire period as indicated in the schedule.

To avoid any confusion with time zones, we recommend using the Time Zone Converter. This tool helps you convert the audition time zone to your local time zone.

  • ONLINE 1 | Time zone GMT +10 (Melbourne)

    Link


    The Zoom link will be sent to all auditionees one day before the auditions.

     

    Schedule


    Saturday, 17 August
    09.30-10.00  Arrival and Registration
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 1
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 2
    17.00-20.00  Written task & Interviews

     

    Sunday, 18 August
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 3
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 4
    17.00-18.00  Wrap Up session
  • ONLINE 2 | Time zone GMT -7 (Los Angeles)

    Link


    The Zoom link will be sent to all auditionees one day before the auditions.

     

    Schedule


    Saturday, 31 August
    09.30-10.00  Arrival and Registration
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 1
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 2
    17.00-20.00  Written task & Interviews

     

    Sunday, 1 September
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 3
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 4
    17.00-18.00  Wrap Up session
  • ONLINE 3 | Time zone GMT +1 (London)

    Link


    The Zoom link will be sent to all auditionees one day before the auditions.

     

    Schedule


    Thursday, 12 September
    09.30-10.00  Arrival and Registration
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 1
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 2
    17.00-20.00  Written task & Interviews

     

    Friday, 13 September
    10.00-13.00  Workshop 3
    13.00-14.00  Lunch
    14.00-17.00  Workshop 4
    17.00-18.00  Wrap Up session

Audition information session


This online session allows you to meet the Admission Team and other auditionees before the auditions if you still have any questions.

July 11, 2024 at 15:00 – 16:30 (GMT +3 Tallinn time)
Zoom link https://eamt-ee.zoom.us/j/3027417972

Attending this session is optional, and no registration is required.

 

Auditionees WhatsApp group


We’ve set up a WhatsApp group for all auditionees to join. This can be a great resource for connecting with others, whether you’re arranging accommodation for audition dates in a foreign city or just looking to get to know your peers in advance. You can join the group via this link or scan the QR code.

Can’t attend the audition?


If you can no longer attend the audition, please let us know so we can offer your place to someone else on a waiting list.

Audition Results


We aim to inform all applicants of the audition results by 1 October 2024 at the latest. The decision can be one of the following:

  • We make you an offer to study on the course. After receiving your offer, you have three weeks to accept or decline. Please note that you are not able to defer your study place.
  • You have been placed on the waiting list. We aim to let you know the final outcome by 21 October 2024.
  • Your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that the admission panel cannot give any individual feedback about your performance in the audition.

Admission Team


Please meet your Admission Team and workshop facilitators!