FAQ:

Q:  What is Bluecoats Indoor?

A:  Bluecoats Indoor is a performing arts program competing as a WGI Winterguard for the 2019 WGI competitive season.  Bluecoats Indoor applies the organization’s unique and innovative design philosophy in an indoor performance setting.

Q:  Where and when can I audition for Bluecoats Indoor?

A: At THE BLUE WAY Bluecoats Indoor Audition Experience Camp, you will not only audition for Bluecoats Indoor’s upcoming season, you will have the opportunity to experience and learn the skills necessary to perform at the highest levels of the winter guard activity in a clinic environment.  This camp is open to performers of all ages and skill levels, and will be held the weekend of September 14-16, 2018 at Edison School for the Arts in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.  Stay tuned for more information.

Q: How much does the audition camp cost, and what expenses should I expect to cover on my own?

A:  The camp fee is $75 per person.  A light breakfast will be served at 8am on Saturday & Sunday morning.  Snacks and drinks will also be provided at all times.  Lunch & dinner are on your own but overnight IS available for this camp.

Q.  How do I register to attend the audition camp?

A:  Eventbrite registration for this event will be available soon.  All audition fees are non-refundable.

Q.  What will the rehearsal schedule be each weekend?

A:  Friday night rehearsals will run from 7pm – 11pm, Saturday rehearsals will run from 9am – 10pm, and Sunday rehearsals will run from 9am – 2pm at the audition camp and each rehearsal camp weekend.

Q.  What should I bring with me? 

A:  While we will provide flags, and some additional equipment, you should bring a rifle and/or sabre with you if you plan to audition for a weapon spot.

Q. What should I wear?

A:  We request that you wear comfortable, form fitting dance attire that allows you to move easily while also allowing the staff to see the line of your body.  Please dress in layers so that you can remove heavier articles of clothing as your body warms.  You may wear dance shoes or dance in your bare feet, but comfortable running shoes (with good support and flexibility) are recommended to be worn throughout the weekend.

Q.  What if I can’t make it to the audition camp, but would still like to audition?

A:  If you are not able to make it to camp, you can contact us at bluecoatsindoor@bluecoats.com to inquire about submitting an audition video.  Attending the camp in person is by far the preferred audition method and is the very best way to demonstrate your skills.

Q:  What WGI Class will Bluecoats Indoor compete in?

A:  Last year Bluecoats Indoor was a WGI Independent World Finalist.  We intend to compete in that class again in 2019.

Q:  Who is eligible to perform in Bluecoats Indoor?

A:  Men and women of any age are eligible to perform in Bluecoats Indoor.  Previous competitive Colorguard and/or Winterguard experience is strongly encouraged.

Q:  Can I perform with Bluecoats Indoor if I am already participating in a local high school winterguard program?

A:  While high school students are welcome to attend THE BLUE WAY Bluecoats Indoor Audition Experience Camp, you are not eligible for acceptance if you already involved in a local high school program.

Q:  Who is on staff for Bluecoats Indoor?

A:  Leading this program is Bluecoats Artistic Director Jon Vanderkolff, Choreographer Jim Moore, Choreographer Greg Lagola, and Choreographer Carol Abohatab.  You can see a list of the additional staff here.

Q:  How much will Bluecoats Indoor cost?

A:  The fee structure for Bluecoats Indoor will be announced prior to auditions.

Q:  Who can I contact with additional questions? 

A:  Contact us at bluecoatsindoor@bluecoats.com, or 330-433-9115 x2.