After the overwhelming response from K-POP fans all around Australia, The Academy has officially announced the details and commenced registration for their highly anticipated national auditions for the K-POP Boot Camp which will be held in September 2016 in Sydney .
In the eyes of all K-POP hopefuls, the Boot Camp is understood to be a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have a taste of what its like to be trained by professional K-Pop instructors from Korea”. Participants of the K-Pop Boot Camp will go through a week long intensive program with three trainers and scouts who have worked with the likes of A-CIAN, D6P, Bloomy and GOT7.
It has also been announced that the K-POP Boot Camp will be filmed for an online reality series which which will showcase all the trainees of the masterclass in detail, giving participants an incredible opportunity to broadcast their talent on a global platform.
According to Australian media group HelloAsia, Auditions for K-Pop Boot Camp will be held* in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. The Academy have revealed the tentative dates of each audition, however venues in the capital cities will be announced later in the year, with the auditions only going ahead it 50 or more registrations are confirmed for the respective city.
Sydney – 30th and 31st July
Melbourne – 13th August
Brisbane – 20th August
Perth – 27th August
Adelaide – 28th August
Registrations for auditions are NOW OPEN! Find out all the registration details and latest information at The Academy’s website. A registration fee of $50 is applicable for auditions.
From the auditions held, Korean trainers will decide the top 40 trainees of the Master Class. Any audition members who miss out on a place in the Master Class will be invited to join the 40 member Rookie Class. The Rookie Class will be held at the same time as the Master Class but with a focus to prepare you for the Master Class next year.
The Master Class will cost $1000 AUD whilst the Rookie class will cost $800 AUD (both not including travelling/food expenses or accommodation). With 40+ hours worth of training this comes out to $25 an hour. Worth it? OH YES! The Academy is also providing a special offer by giving participants who sign up for the audition a 10% discount for the Master and Rookie Class (offer expires 30th June).
But what is this WILDCARD CHALLENGE you ask?
The Wildcard Challenge will give the winning applicant a FREE and GUARANTEED place in the K-POP BOOT CAMP MASTER CLASS. That is an incredible $1000 AUD saving and for an unparalleled KPOP training experience. All SOLO audition participants are applicable for this wildcard. The winner will be judged by a public vote with most likes from their audition video.
The Academy’s K-Pop Boot Camp is proudly supported by Paldo Foods.
*Subject to 50 or more registrations being confirmed in the city.