Terms and Conditions
By Submitting an Online Application Applicant signs this Agreement and understands the conditions, agrees with its terms, acknowledges that all the obligations mentioned in Terms and Conditions must be met in a timely manner, and recognizes, that failure to do so will invalidate Candidate's Application.
You have to be at least 17 years of age Graduate of Professional Ballet School to Apply
Experienced professional dancer (not older than 26 years of age at the time of Audition)
FEMALE DANCERS (minimum height 160cm)
MALE DANCERS (minimum height 170+ cm)
1. By signing this Agreement, the Candidate or his/her parent or legal representatives and Organiser are or maybe, giving up some important legal rights. Before signing this Agreement, the Candidate or his/her parent or legal representatives should carefully read this Agreement in order to fully understand the legal rights that he/she is or maybe giving up.
2. The Grand Audition is organized by Dance & Dancers Art Productions to be referred to in this Agreement as the “Organiser”, registered applicant/participant of the Grand Audition to be referred in this Agreement as the “Candidate”. His/her Parent or legal representatives of the applicants below 18 years of age will be referred in this Agreement as the “Candidate”.
3. Application for the Grand Audition implies a full acceptance of the Terms & Conditions between the Parties: the Organiser and the Candidate (or his/her legal representative). This agreement is deemed read and accepted when the Candidate (or his/her legal representative) clicks on the button “Submit and proceed to the payment” of the Online Application form related to the Terms & Conditions.
4. The purpose of the Grand Audition is to provide the opportunity to the young professional dancers to audition in front of several ballet company Artistic Directors or their official Representatives in view of getting a position within these companies.
5. Only Candidates between 17 to 26 years old by the date of the audition JANUARY 22-24, 2021 can apply. Candidates under 18 years old at the date of application must have their parents or legal representatives validating the Online Application Form.
6. The registration process is as follows: The deadline of the Application process is set for 00.00 am MADRID time - DECEMBER 8, 2020 (We reserve the right to close the application process once the amount of the accepted applicants reached its limit). Once accepted, the Administration fee Must be paid within 3 days of the acceptance email notification letter. Unpaid applications within the given time frame will be automatically terminated and the Application Processing fee will be lost.
How to Apply
The Candidate should complete an Online Application Form available on the website of Grand Audition (www.grandaudition.net). Online Application Form includes a link for the video of the Candidate submitting the Form, include a password if the access to the video is protected. Video has to be not older than 2019.
Video must include:
A) Variation from the classical ballet repertoire showing dancer clearly (any variation, does not have to be from the GA list of variations)
B) Exercises on center: For Ladies on pointe
- Entrechat six
- Grand Allegro
- Double tours - (for Gentlemen only)
When filling out the Application, Candidate MUST upload two (2) color professional photographs with a clear background. Images must be a high resolution! The file should not exceed 2MB.
1 - Headshot with clear background
1 - In Arabesque (Demi - Pointe for gentlemen, On Pointe for Ladies) or a Ballet Position that shows Candidates full body line. Image must be of Candidate ONLY shown clearly, no one else should be included on the photograph but Candidate!
("SELFIES" are not acceptable) * Photographs taken on the Beach / Forest / City / Car / Screenshots / are not accepted!!! The Application will not be accepted and the fee will be lost!)
Failure of providing above mentioned material in the requested format will automatically lead to disqualification of the application!
Non-refundable Application Processing fee of a total €45.00 (which includes 21% IVA) must be paid via Online Payment when submitting Application Form. The Application fee is non-refundable!
Accepted Candidate must confirm their participation at the Grand Audition by email within three (3) calendar days of the selection notification and make an additional payment of €290 (includes 21% IVA). All payments are via Online Payment System with Credit Cards only!
Once the Candidate confirms participation he/she will be required to submit additional video material which must include specific sequences for Round 1and Round 2. Video must be submitted within 2 weeks (14 calendar days). Instructions will be sent to each accepted and confirmed Candidate individually!
PLEASE NOTE Failure to make payment by the appropriate deadline will result in the cancellation of your application without notice. Fees are non-refundable nor transferable to any other participant or another GA event.
If the Date of Birth entered incorrectly your application will not be accepted and the registration fee will be lost.
A jury led by the Artistic team of (Dance & Dancers Art Productions) will assess Candidates' ability and their level. The Candidate shall be notified of the results via the email address provided in the application form at the latest by DECEMBER 8, 2020. The decision of the jury is final.
PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW AND CHECK your registration information before submission.
PLEASE MAKE SURE TO CHECK the email address entered on the Application form is correct. We will only respond to an email entered by the Candidate on the Online Application Form. D&D Art Productions is not responsible for the information entered in the Application by the participants or their representatives.
IT IS THE CANDIDATE’S RESPONSIBILITY to review the information they enter and to make sure it is correct.
THE CANDIDATE IS FORBIDDEN TO POST OR SHARE VIDEO PERFORMING EXERCISES OF THE GRAND AUDITION ON ANY ONLINE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS SUCH AS FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, OR OTHER! SHOULD THIS BE IGNORED CANDIDATE WILL BE DISMISSED FROM PARTICIPATING IN THE GRAND AUDITION WITHOUT THE RIGHT TO CLAIM A REFUND!
Reimbursements / Cancellations
1. Fees are non-refundable
Candidates will not be transferred from one Grand Audition event to the other if such an event takes place.
The Candidate or his parents / legal representatives grants D&D Art Productions an unrestricted right to use in any form the image, including video material provided by the applicant, picture, likeness, voice, and/or name of the Candidate for all D&D Art Productions promotional materials including brochures, newspaper articles, books, and/or television and for commercial purposes. The Candidate agrees to adhere to the policies therein.
Video is not for sale and it is a property of D&D Art Productions.
Candidate or his parents / legal representatives hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless D&D Art Productions and/or the agents, employees, and directors of this institution (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) for any loss, claim, damage, suit, costs, or expenses, including attorneys’ fees and court costs, resulting from or arising out of any injury to any person or damage to property, caused by the Candidate or whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the Indemnified Parties, incurred as a result of or during the GRAND AUDITION or any activities in connection with the GRAND AUDITION.
Assumption of the Risk of Participation and Use of D&D Premises
By signing this Agreement, Candidate or his parents / legal representatives agree to assume full responsibility for, and risk of, bodily injury, death, or property damage to which relate to or arise out Candidate’s entry into or use of the D&D Art Productions Premises in any way. By signing this Agreement Candidate or his parents / legal representatives acknowledge that the risks associated with entry into and use of the D&D Premises may be both foreseen and unforeseen, and may include serious physical injury and/or death, and other personal and property damages, and agree to assume all associated risks.
I declare that all the information that I have provided is complete and accurate and I am fit to participate in the event.
I, the undersigned, hereby declare that I know that I am about to participate in a Dance activity that demands significant physical effort.
I hereby declare that I am healthy and fit for the activity and have trained for it accordingly.
I understand that my participation in the Grand Audition event, under the circumstances that I am not adequately in physical form, may endanger my health.
I am aware that the organizing committee of the event, the hosting party, the organizers and producers, and sponsors will not undertake
any responsibility for any harm that I may endure, including bodily harm that may occur prior to the event, during, or thereafter, nor are they responsible for any lost or damaged belongings.
I declare that if during the Grand Audition, I suffer or if I suspect that I suffer from any sickness, including fever, digestive issues, or cough, then I will consult a physician prior to the event and receive permission to participate.
I hereby grant permission to the production company, and the related Grand Audition sponsors, organizers, management, and producers to use any photographs and videos of me without payment or compensation for the purpose of public relations, marketing, TV, and advertising.
Should events beyond the reasonable control of the Parties to this Agreement, including but not limited to (1) acts of God, (2) war, including armed conflict, (3) strikes or labour disputes, (4) an epidemic or pandemic, (5) government regulation or advisory (including travel advisory warnings), (6) civil disturbance, (7) terrorism or threats of terrorism as substantiated by governmental warnings or advisory notices, (8) curtailment of transportation services or facilities which would materially affect attendees from attending the Event, (9) disaster, fire, earthquakes, hurricanes, (10) unseasonable extreme inclement weather, (11) shortages or disruption of the electrical power supply causing blackouts or rolling blackouts or other essential utilities or (12) any other cause reasonably beyond the Parties' control (collectively referred to as "occurrences"), making the event commercially impracticable, impracticable to perform, illegal, or impossible to fully perform under this Agreement as the Parties originally contracted. These events should affect the region where the GRAND AUDITION takes place. In such case, the affected Party may terminate this Agreement, without liability and without having to refund the fee, upon written notification. When stated in any provision of this Agreement, "without liability" means that there will be no liquidated damages, attrition fees, cancellation fees, reimbursement of costs, service charges, or any direct, consequential, compensatory, special incidental damages or any other damages or amounts of any nature whatsoever.
Choice of Law and Forum Selection
These Terms & Conditions are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Catalunya (Spain). The Parties agree that any dispute related to the present agreement should be addressed amicably. In case of failure to resolve the issue amicably, the parties submit all their disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Barcelona.
The Candidate or his parents / legal representatives voluntarily sign this Agreement and further agrees that no oral statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made.
CANDIDATES HAVE READ UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO THE TERMS & CONDITIONS IN THIS AGREEMENT.