C3 College Audition Requirements

All creative arts applications have audition requirements.
You can submit your audition by sending us a youtube link, dropbox invitation or email (please note we have limited capacity to receive large attachments on our email server). 


Performance Music & Worship Leading.

Performance Music & Worship Leading

  • All applicants living in Sydney are required to do a live audition
  • All overseas and interstate applicants are to submit a video audition
    • The production value of your recording is not being assessed, so feel free to video record off your iPhone. Please no reverb, auto-tune or other effects
  • Please also include a written outline (200 words will suffice) of your history/experience in vocals & music

If you are applying for keys, guitar or bass

Applicants for these instruments are required to submit an audition of:

  • 1x Ballad 
  • 1x Up Tempo Tune
  • 1x 12 Bar Blues. 
  • Please also demonstrate two octaves, up and down, of the following scales: 
    • Major, natural minor, major pentatonic, minor pentatonic and blues.

So that's a submission of 3 songs and the aforementioned scales.

If you are applying for drums

Applicants for drums are required to submit an audition of:

  • Styles
    • Please perform at least 16 bars each of the following styles:
      • Rock/Pop in 4/4
      • Rock/Pop in 6/8
      • 16th Shuffle
      • Blues Shuffle.
  • Snare Drum Technique
    • Please demonstrate your ability to play the following snare drum rudiments (playing 30 seconds non-stop) 
    • Paradiddle
    • Double paradiddle
    • Double stroke roll
    • Single stroke roll
    • Buzz roll
  • Reading

Vocals & Worship Leading.

Vocals & Worship Leading

Auditions must be a video of you performing 3 x contemporary songs of different styles

  • 1 song of which must show an ability to sing harmony (either someone else singing or a recorded track)
  • Your vocals must be clearly distinguishable in the recording
  • The production value of your recording is not being assessed, so feel free to video record off your iPhone. Please no reverb, auto-tune or other effects
  • Please also include a written outline (200 words will suffice) of your history/experience in vocals & music
  • If you live in Sydney, you are required to do a live audition

Songwriting.

Songwriting

  • Applicants must submit an audio recording of at least 3 original songs 
    • Including lyric sheets and chord charts for every song.
      • If you are an advanced songwriter, please include chord charts
      • Otherwise just the chords above the lyrics
  • Please ensure the songs you submit are non collaborative
  • Please also include a written outline (200 words will suffice) of your history/experience in vocals & music
  • Remember that the focus on composition not production (so don't worry too much about audio quality)

Film & graphic design.

Film & Graphic Design

Applicants must submit:

  • A short video of a piece directed and/or shot by you
  • A written outline (200 words will suffice) of the your history/experience in film and television
  • An additional written outline (200 words will suffice) of your vision for your future in film and television.

Visual Arts.

Visual Arts

Applicants must submit:

  • Photographs of at least 5 paintings or drawings
  • A written outline (200 words will suffice) of your vision for your future in visual arts
  • If you have experience with computer graphic design and animation, Adobe Creative Suite, please supply 1-2 samples of work

Acting.

Acting

Applicants must submit:

  • A video performing 2 contrasting monologues
    • E.g. A humorous and a dramatic one
    • Please note Sydney applicants should contact us for a live audition
  • A written outline (200 words will suffice) of the your history/experience in acting
  • An additional written outline (200 words will suffice) of your vision for your future in acting

Dance.

Dance

Applicants must submit:

  • A video demonstrating the following:
    • Dance technique in either ballet, jazz, or 
    • contemporary
      • or example in Jazz : demonstrate a series of turns and jumps
      • In ballet : demonstrate a basic barre. 
    • Please note Sydney applicants should contact us for a live audition
  • If available, you should include a video of a live performance (as a solo or within a dance 
  • ensemble)
  • A written outline (200 words will suffice) of the your history/experience in dance
  • A medical certificate from a Physiotherapist/Sports Doctor addressing your capacity to study dance full/part time