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Orchesis Dance Company

Orchesis Dance Company

Orchesis Requirements

*We apologize for the delay, and any confusion regarding the audition video. We will be extending the due date for submissions to Fri. July 3rd, 2020 6:00pm.

Audition Video:

Orchesis Audition 2020 from Princeton McCurtain on Vimeo.

Requirements for Grambling State University's Orchesis Dance Company 

Women: (Click here for PDF)

  1. Locate the link to the audition choreography video on our website (above).
    *Video will be posted on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 at 12:00pm central time.
  2. Auditionees will have 3 days to learn the choreography.
  3. Upload your video to YouTube and send link to Mrs. Grigsby, Mr. McCurtain, and Ms. Lincoln no later than Friday, July 3rd at 6:00pm central time.
    *Late entries will not be considered.
  4. Also include:
    - A body shot in a leotard and tights standing in second position and first arabesque
    - A letter of intent emphasizing why you would want to be apart of Orchesis Dance Company (1-2 paragraphs)
    - Two letters of recommendation

We are only asking for the following:

  1. Headshot 
  2. A letter of intent emphasizing why you would want to be apart of Orchesis Dance Company (1-2 paragraphs) 

List of Items dancers should purchase:

  • Black and Tan Jazz shoes 
  • 3 pair of high top leather jazz shoes 
  • Black high top Reebok (freestyle) 
  • Nude dance bra with clear straps 
  • Nude bodysuit with clear straps 
  • Black and Tan T-Strap character shoes 
  • Toast shimmery footes capezio tights 
  • Black fishnets with seam (capezio) 
  • Flesh color tights 
  • Short ballet skirt
  • Tan Canvas ballet shoes 
  • Black leotard 

Please email or mail all Documents to:


2264 Flat Lick Road
Homer Louisiana 71040

If you have any questions call
Dianne Maroney Grigsby
Artistic Director 
Princeton McCurtain
Assistant Director
Teshia Lincoln
Aliyah Hollins