(Minghui.org) Fei Tian Academy of the Arts announced today that applications are now being accepted, and auditions will start on January 11, 2011. Applicants must practice Falun Dafa or be from a family of practitioners and aspire to learn the practice. Candidates that practitioners recommend, and practitioners' friends, relatives, and children who support Dafa can also be taken into consideration.
- Male students, from 13 to 15 years of age and from 5'9''(1.75M) in height.
- Female students, 12 years old, at least 5'4''(1.63M); from 13 to 15 years old and at least 5'5'' (1.65M).
- For both male and female students, their legs must be at least ten centimeters longer than their upper body.
Each applicant must provide a resume, professional experience, and family or personal cultivation experience. Applicants can submit applications through the Internet, and the New York-based Fei Tian Academy of the Arts will arrange auditions. The applicants can also submit materials to local Falun Dafa Associations, and arrange to have auditions when Shen Yun Performing Arts is touring in the applicant's area.
A resume should include the applicant's name, date of birth, height, weight, home address, email address, phone number, and recent photos.
Photos must have been taken within the last month, and should include:
- Full length frontal, standing
- Full length side view, standing
- Full length back, standing
- Doing a split
- Doing a bridge
The applicant should be wearing dance or gymnastic attire, and the photographer should take the photographs in a kneeling position so as to accurately reflect the applicant's physical attributes.
All required materials must be submitted together for the application to be considered formally submitted. Preliminary qualifiers will generally be notified within two weeks of application receipt and given audition dates. If there are missing materials or the applicant has not passed the preliminary review, they will not receive an individual reply.
Note: The size of each photo should not exceed 100 KB in size, and each email should not exceed 1 MB in size, so as to prevent technical problems with the email.
Fei Tian Academy of the Arts
December 24, 2010