SKDC is a nationally-recognized troupe, comprised of female dancers, who are dedicated to bringing back the magic and entertainment from the golden area of chorus-girl dancing (1920s-1950s). We invite you to like us on Facebook (facebook.com/
We welcome those with backgrounds in vernacular jazz, as well as quick learners with a passion for the golden era of chorus performance! If you always dreamed of dancing in a Busby Berkeley chorus, love performing, and enjoy the company of like-minded ladies (21+ years old), we want to see you at auditions!
You should consider auditioning if you…
As long as you come with a sense of humor and interest in learning, we welcome you to the audition!
As your Sister Kate Dance Company Director, I bring over two decades of experience teaching and performing jazz era dances in Seattle, the Pacific Northwest, and throughout the U.S. and Canada. I am a co-founder and manager of the beloved chorus girl dance company, Sister Kate, which is now in its twelfth active year in 2018. Additionally, I the founder of Calgary, Canada’s premier vintage chorus girl troupe, The Sugar Sweets.
I am blessed to have the incredible support of two team managers as well – Jen Nelson and Kit Goldsworthy. With our knowledge and love for dances of the early 20th century, along with our equal love for teaching and performance, we will share this experience and passion with you!
Robin Nunnally’s website: http://www.robinnunnally.com/robin/
On the team, we’ll teach you original choreographies directly influenced and inspired by female dance “choruses” of the 1920s-1940s. You will learn multiple routines and have the opportunity to perform them to an audience of vintage-dance enthusiasts, in venues around the greater Seattle area.
With membership on SKDC, you’ll receive:
No! While experience certainly doesn’t hurt, we welcome new dancers as long as you have a passion for learning, challenging yourself, and having fun!
Although you do not need to appear in costume, we ask that you wear something similar in form and function to an average costume. Acceptable items include dance tights, spanks with short skirt or small dance shorts, fitted tank top or short-sleeved shirt. Hair neatly pulled back or in an era-appropriate style. Short dance heels. You will be performing!
We ask that all attendees bring a pair of sturdy, short heels to wear for audition performance. If you have injuries barring you from wearing heels, please contact us. We recommend Bloch T-Strap shoe or something similar.
We require a black leotard, black heels, and nylons or dance tights, procured at members’ expense. The SKDC will provide accessories and other basic costume pieces for the performance. We welcome all body types!
No! Our beautiful members range in age from 21-50+! We welcome anyone and everyone age 21+ to the team, and believe that your enthusiasm and positive attitude are the most important personal traits you bring to the group.
Just the team! They’ll be there to help you out and cheer you on! It’s possible we will take video for our own review – but don’t worry! It is for internal review only.
After auditions are announced, we will provide an online survey, which will secure your spot. You must complete the survey to be eligible. SKDC will then send you a comprehensive email with everything you need to know for the audition and more background about the group.