1. Exam for Technical Ability
Enrolment (personal choice of the candidate) :
The application file has to be taken from the Direction Regionale des Affaires Culturelles (DRAC). The candidate has to ask the file, fill it and sent it back with all documents before the deadline.
At the reception of the file the DRAC will send an enrolment certificate, an audio CD and a DVD of the imposed variation and a notification 15 days before the audition.
Preparation for the EAT
The student from the training center (after admission at the audition) begins his training according to timetable set by the school director. Workshops and trainings for the exam variations are part of the technical classes. The student has to attend all classes and in its full time length.
Test for the EAT
- Compulsory Variation
Variation imposed by the Ministère de la Culture from 1 minute 30 to 3 minutes maximum.
- Free Variation
The candidate will present a personal variation from 1 minute 30 to 3 minutes with its music and using the basis of the chosen option (contemporary, jazz or classical).
The candidate will improvise a 30 seconds to 1 minute enchainement according to the jury’s decision.
The jury will interview the candidate.
2. Unités de Valeur
After succeeding at the EAT, the DRAC delivers a livret de formation (on the candidate’s demand). L’école de formation will deal with all the inscription to the exams and will provide the students with the convocations for the tests. In order to attend the exams the candidate would have to get at least a 10 at the EAT.
Preparation for the UV
The student will have to attend all theory classes and also 50 technical classes per term in order to perfect its formation.
- Musical Formation
Interview: Analysis of a work of the program; rythmical reading and basic musical notion; memorize and embodied transcription.
Test length: 25 to 30 minutes.
- History of dance
Writing test: dissertation on a subject of the program; 10 questions about basic knowledge.
Test length: 3 hours.
- Anatomy- Physiology
Interview: Subject drawn randomly by the student dealing about its knowledge of functional anatomy and physiology.
Test length: 15 minutes + 30 minutes of preparation.
3. UV of pedagogy
The candidate has to justify its success to 3 theoreticals UV. L’école de formation is in charge of organising the exam and convoking the jury. It enrols and convokes the candidats.
Preparation for the UV of pedagogy
The student has to attend all classes:
- Pedagogy according to the option,
- Psycho pedagogy,
- Master links with music
- 50 technical dance classes per term.
Tests for the UV of pedagogy
- A 30 mins awakening class (for 4 to 6 years old) or initiation (for 6 to 8 years old) in the chosen option.
- A 40 mins technical class in the chosen option.
- A 30 mins interview with the jury.