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Mosaic Dance Project

The Mosaic Dance Project is Northwest Campus's touring company comprised of advanced dancers selected through auditions.

Being a Member of Mosaic

What You Need to Know

Members of Mosaic have the opportunity to:

  • Learn and perform collegiate and pre-professional level repertoire
  • Focus on community outreach and engagement by bridging higher education with K-12 schools and local dance studios

We mentor company members to become versatile artists through a variety of performance opportunities:

  • Producing original student choreography
  • Developing teaching skills
  • Connecting with professionals in the field

Selected company members of Mosaic Dance Project receive scholarships for dance study at TCC Northwest.

Company members are expected to build upon pre-existing skills and gain new experience in genres, including:

  • Ballet (classical and contemporary)
  • Modern & contemporary dance
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz (traditional, jazz funk, street jazz, musical theater, fusion)
  • Tap
  • World dance forms

See our students dance

Visit TCC Dance Photo Gallery.

Audition Information

About the auditions

We hold auditions summer, fall, and spring for the academic year.

You will:

  • Learn and perform 1 movement combination from either of the following styles:
    • Modern/Contemporary
    • Jazz
    • Hip-hop
  • Perform an original solo of any dance genre/style
    • Length: 30 seconds–1 minute

Requirements

You must have:

  • Experience in 1 or more of the following genres of dance:
    • Ballet
    • Modern/Contemporary
    • Jazz
    • Musical theater
    • Hip-hop
    • World dance
  • Willingness to:
    • Explore diverse dance forms
    • Work with a variety of choreographers to develop strong performance skills

Spring 2020 Audition Details

  • Date: Wednesday, November 20
  • Time: 3–5 p.m.
    • Arrive 30 minutes before for registration & proper warm-up.
  • Place: WHPE 1103 (map)

Interested in the virtual (video) audition option?

Email Lacreacia Sanders at lacreacia.sanders@tccd.edu or call 817-515-7692 for more information.

Class Requirement

If selected for Mosaic, you are required to enroll in:

  • Dance Practicum/Performance for Mosaic (MW 2–5:30 p.m.) 
    and
  • At least 1 technique class—ballet or modern—on Northwest Campus

Past Performances

  • TAHPERD (Texas Association of Health Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance) Annual Performance
  • American College Dance Association Conference Annual Performance (selected for the Gala Performance in 2006 & 2018)
  • Dance for the Planet
  • Fort Worth Cultural Day in the District 
  • South Dallas Dance Festival
  • Common Thread Dance Theatre
  • Collective Force Dance Company
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Celebrating Strides African American Heritage Program
  • Abrazando al Exito Hispanic Heritage Program
  • Sundance Square
  • Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Community Engagement & Fundraisers

We volunteer, participate in events, perform, and hold fundraisers throughout the year to benefit local and national organizations, such as:

  • Catholic Charities Assessment Center of Tarrant County
  • Community Link Food Market
  • Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS
  • Cook Children’s Medical Center
  • Dancers Responding to Aids
  • Lupus Foundation of America
  • Homes for Our Troops

Collaborations with Guest Choreographers & Teachers

  • Katricia Eaglin, Dallas Black Dance Theatre
  • Elisa De La Rosa
  • Lesley Snelson, Muscle Memory Dance Theatre
  • Brandon Mason, New York City
  • Lamesha Vine, Los Angeles
  • Channing Olson, immaBEASTco
  • Keigwin and Company
  • Tina Mullone, Contemporary Dance Fort Worth
  • Jeanne Mam-Luft, MamLuft & Co. Dance

 

Contact

Northwest Campus

Lacreacia Sanders
817-515-7692
lacreacia.sanders@tccd.edu

Updated October 31, 2019