Consulting for a BFA in College Dance

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[infobox]Julie Harrison has experience as both the parent of a dancer and as a consultant for admissions to college dance programs. She offers guidance and support through the rigorous college dance application and audition process. Julie works with students to create a personalized coaching plan based on individual needs and goals. This plan is two-fold:[/infobox]

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  • Assess student strengths, needs and potential with ballet, contemporary, modern, musical theatre, tap, and jazz.
  • Explore programs in dance performance as well as other options such as choreography, pedagogy or dance arts administration.
  • Address artistic and academic questions with respect to specific programs.
  • Build a balanced school list: reach – fit – safety.
  • Brainstorm essay topics and provide an essay writing coach.
  • Organize requests for letters of recommendation.
  • Establish a timeline.


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  • Create performance resume.
  • Evaluate and determine best solo choreography for each campus audition.
  • Guidance with headshot and required dance position photographs.
  • Advice with hair, make-up and dance attire
  • Creation of DVD prescreens or audition material, if necessary.
  • Guidance with logistics of campus auditions.
  • Interview coaching.


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