Jefferson County Academy of Theatre and Dance

Ashley Bishop 205-379-5350 Email :
Jessie Kisor 205-379-5350 Email:



Auditions for the 2017-2018 school year will be held on February 4th.
The application deadline is February 6th. 

Please email to learn more about shadowing a current student, taking a tour, or scheduling an audition.

All auditions will be held in the JCATD Dance Studio. Come dressed to move.

 Performance Audition: Mandatory 60 second monologue
* Optional: 16 bars of song. Bring sheet music or CD
* Optional: 2 minutes of any style dance. Bring CD
* Technician Audition: an interview will be conducted
* 2 letters of recommendation (one from someone in the Arts, one from a guidance counselor) 
* Grade of B or higher in Theatre/Dance if applicable, C or higher in academic courses
*Completed Application

If you have a current resume and headshot, please bring them, but these are not required. 

Technical students are encouraged to bring a portfolio of work as well as a resume, but these are not required. 


Instructors: Ashley Bishop and Jesse Kisor
The Jefferson County Academy of Theater and Dance allows students the opportunity to study their craft in a professionally-oriented program intended for serious students. Multiple programs are presented each year utilizing student actors on stage. The program is designed to develop highly-trained theatre and dance students who intend to pursue related fields as their intended professions. This-award winning program has been selected repeatedly as one of the top ten high school productions in the United States.

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