Recording Requirements for Music/Dance/Theater

  1. Only one camera at a fixed angle with a fixed lens may be used.
  2. The recording must be uncut and unedited and contain no material other than the monologue(s)/ dance/ musical selection
  3. Camera must be placed to obtain full-figure shots, not close-ups. A neutral-to-dark background is best
    • Technical Theater applicants may zoom in on portfolio materials and may be shot from the waist up for the question segment.
  4. Accompaniments:The performer is responsible for the quality of the recording.  She/he must be   clearly visible and audible.
    • Theater Arts:
      • Singers can perform a cappella or should be accompanied by one (1) instrument rather than an ensemble
    • Music:
      • Performer must clearly be a soloist.  The student can be accompanied by piano, small or large ensemble.
      • Music Composition must be a performance that matches the musical score.
  5. Video and application materials must be included on a thumb drive and sent to Dr. John Gallager, 30 Swezey Lane, Middle Island NY 11953.

Please feel free to also contact your corresponding subcommittee contact with any questions:

Dance:  Shirlene Blake , Theater Arts: Jim Incorvaia
Music: Marc Greene