In order to creatively present the gospel and redeem the arts, we have a talented group of dancers of all ages who periodically perform different styles of dance.
Responsible To Dance Leaders and Worship Arts Director
Requirements Be on time for all call times and rehearsals. Attend scheduled rehearsals and services. Commit to practicing on your own and learning choreography. Be willing to learn and grow as an individual and a team. Be actively involved in the church and attend weekend services and events when not serving on the team. Provide your own ballet shoes, leotard, leggings/tights for performances. Be willing to try new skills and learn.
Opportunities to help choreograph. Participation in special events and services at The Refuge. Opportunity to express creativity through dance at The Refuge.
Time Required Times vary according to service opportunities. Rehearsals total up to 6-8 hours as a team before the event. We expect personal time to be used to prepare leading up to the event. Dance opportunities will be available 2-3 times a year for a service or event. When serving on Sunday services, both 9 am and 11 am services are required.
Length Of Commitment One year renewable by signed mutual agreement.
Dress Code Commit to making modesty important during rehearsal and on stage. Attire TBD by dance leader for each service and event.
APPLICATION / AUDITION PROCESS
1. APPLICATION Read through dance requirements. Please fill out the dance team application via the link on the Worship Arts website page. Please attach a video of you dancing with music in .MOV or .MP4 format.
2. LIVE CALLBACKS Once you submit your video and application, you will receive an email from Refuge Worship Arts. We will view all videos and you will be emailed back only if you’ve been asked to continue in the audition process. We will give further instruction on preparation and times for live callbacks in that email.
3. CONTACT After a few days of our live audition, you’ll receive a letter that either extends an invitation to join the worship ministry or explains that we’ve chosen not to extend an invitation at this time. If you’re invited to join, email to accept or decline within a week. Then we’ll take you through our onboarding process. If you aren’t invited to join, feel free to email [email protected] to schedule a meeting or talk through any questions or concerns you may have.