Following our breakout success, completing our inaugural season, making finals, and bringing the Bluecoats’ experience to the WGI stage – WE’RE BACK and better than ever.
Register today to audition for Bluecoats Indoor – an unforgettable WGI experience that brings the incredible Bluecoats creative team, and the spectacular Bluecoats’ experience together under the WGI roof.
September 15th & 16th
Edison School of the Arts
777 S White River Pkwy Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46221
The clinic will begin with check-in at 10:00 am and will end at 4:00p on Sunday. You may stay at the school overnight, or find your own accommodations in the Indianapolis area on Saturday night. Meals will not be provided.
A: Bluecoats Indoor is a performing arts program competing as a WGI Winterguard for the 2019 WGI competitive season. Bluecoats Indoor applies Bluecoats’ unique and innovative design philosophy to the WGI stage!
A: At the Bluecoats Indoor Audition Experience, 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 September 15-16, 2018 at Edison School for the Arts in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.
A: The camp fee is $65 per person. Early Bird Registrations cost $49 if you register before September 1st. All meals are at your own expense, although a light breakfast is provided on Sunday morning. Overnight accommodations are available but you are welcome to find your own place to stay in Indianapolis on Saturday night.
A: Register above! All audition fees are non-refundable.
A: Friday night rehearsals will run from 7pm – 11pm, Saturday rehearsals will run from 9am – 11pm, and Sunday rehearsals will run from 9am – 3:30pm at the audition camp and each rehearsal camp weekend.
Our season runs from October through the WGI World Championships in April. In general, our rehearsal schedule looks like this:
|Saturday||Sep. 15||Audition Clinics||Edison School of the Arts|
|Sunday||Sep. 16||Audition Clinics||Edison School of the Arts|
|Friday||Sep. 28||Callback Rehearsal||Edison School of the Arts|
|Saturday||Sep. 29||Callback Rehearsal||Edison School of the Arts|
|Sunday||Sep. 30||Callback Rehearsal||Edison School of the Arts|
|Friday||Oct. 12||Rehearsal||Edison School of the Arts|
|Saturday||Oct. 13||Rehearsal||Edison School of the Arts|
|Sunday||Oct. 14||Rehearsal||Edison School of the Arts|
|Wednesday||Dec. 26||Holiday Camp|
|Thursday||Dec. 27||Holiday Camp|
|Friday||Dec. 28||Holiday Camp|
|Saturday||Dec. 29||Holiday Camp|
|Sunday||Dec. 30||Holiday Camp|
|Saturday||Feb. 9||Zionsville Show|
|Saturday||Feb. 16||WGI Indy|
|Sunday||Feb. 17||WGI Indy|
|Friday||Mar. 1||Travel Day|
|Saturday||Mar. 2||WGI Atlanta|
|Sunday||Mar. 3||WGI Atlanta|
|Saturday||Mar. 23||WGI Cincinnati|
|Sunday||Mar. 24||WGI Cincinnati|
|Thursday||Apr. 4||WGI Prelims|
|Friday||Apr. 5||WGI Semifinals|
|Saturday||Apr. 6||WGI Finals|
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.
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 during dance. 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.
A: If you are not able to make it to camp, you can contact us at email@example.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.
A: Last year Bluecoats Indoor was a WGI Independent World Finalist! We intend to compete in that class again in 2019.
A: Performers of any age and gender are eligible to perform in Bluecoats Indoor. Previous competitive colorguard experience is strongly encouraged.
A: While high school students are welcome to attend the Bluecoats Indoor Audition Experience, you are not eligible for acceptance if you already involved in a local high school program.
A: Leading this program is Bluecoats Artistic Director Jon Vanderkolff, Choreographer Jim Moore, Choreographer Greg Lagola, Choreographer Carol Abohatab and world-renowned colorguard educator Rosie Queen. Additional staff will be announced as the season begins!
A: The fee structure for Bluecoats Indoor will be announced prior to auditions.
A: Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 330-433-9115 x2.