The Dodecaphonics
About Us The Dodecaphonics are Vanderbilt's original, all-male a cappella group. Each year, we present two large concerts, as well as several performances at various philanthropic, sorority, and private events. We have an extensive repertoire encompassing genres such as motown, country, R&B, and rock. Look for fiers with our audition details in The Commons and on the wall. They are tentatively going to be held during the frst week in September. We are looking for all voice parts and beatboxers.
Website Facebook Group
Contact Person Luke Bellet
Email Luke Bellet
Auditions September 6th-8th from 7-9 PM at The Commons.




Jeremiah Generation
About UsJeremiah Generation helps students mature in their knowledge of God's word and personal relationship with Jesus Christ through small group ministries, worship experiences, bible studies, and service projects. JG is made up of various performance groups, such as a Praise Team and a Dance Team, which minister during worship services throughout the year. Our first event is the Gospel Jam on September 14 at 5 p.m. at the BCC. Our first worship service is on September 21 at 7 p.m. at the SLC Board of Trust Room. Real, Radical, and Relevant. We are the Jeremiah Generation.
Contact Person Ayanna Campbell
Email Ayanna Campbell




Juggling and Physical Arts (JPAC)
About Us The Juggling and Physical Arts Club at Vanderbilt is recreational group of students with a variety of skills and levels of expertise. We not only juggle balls, clubs, and rings, but also spin plates and poi, as well as play with cigar boxes, staves, and hoops. We welcome beginners and will gladly teach newcomers. In fact, most members learn to juggle in just a few weeks. Each spring, JPAC puts on a sell-out performance called Juggleville to benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. We juggle from 3-6pm on Sundays on Alumni Lawn during happy weather and in the Auxiliary Gym in Memorial Gymnasium during sad weather. Stop by, we're sure you'll have a ball!
Website Juggling and Physical Arts (JPAC)
Contact Person Stephen Bailey
Email Stephen Bailey
Auditions There are no auditions; everyone can perform. We'll teach you!




Masala-SACE
About Us Masala-SACE is Vanderbilt's South Asian cultural organization, open to individuals of all ethnic backgrounds. We strive to educate and increase interest in South Asian culture by hosting a variety of events throughout the year. Our largest event is our annual cultural show, which celebrates Diwali and features various dancing and singing performances. Diwali 2009 will be presented on Saturday, November 14. Anyone can participate in the show - no prior dancing experience is required. For more information, come to Masala-SACE's first meeting on Sunday, August 30 in Sarratt 325/327.
Website http://studentorgs.vanderbilt.edu/sace
Contact Person Chinmayee Tambe
Email




Momentum Dance Group
About Us Momentum is an organization that grew out of the Vanderbilt Dance Program as the first student-organized dance group. We offer a variety of opportunities in directing, choreographing, and performing in all styles of dance. Momentum's diverse nature allows us to put on our own shows that offer enough variety for all audiences. We will be present at the student organizations fair and will post the time of our September 12th audition for all interested students.
Website studentorgs.vanderbilt.edu/momentum, http://momentumdancegroup.wordpress.com/
Contact Person Julianne McGee
Email




The Original Cast
About Us In the fall of 1975, a group of ambitious Vanderbilt students took an extra-long study break - the result of which was a Broadway revue troupe. They became known the world over as The Original Cast. When they began, this group of performers had no money, no musical director, no accompanist, and no choreographer.
Website The Original Cast
Contact Person Madeline Fansler, Director
Chris Heinz, Producer
Email Madeline Fansler
Chris Heinz
Auditions Auditions will be held on Tuesday, January 10th, from 4-6 PM; Wednesday, January 11th, from 1-3 PM; and Thursday, January 12th, from 2-4 PM in Branscomb Rec Room (in the Branscomb Lobby). Please prepare two contrasting 16-bar selections of music. An accompanist will be provided. Callbacks will be held on Monday, January 16th.




Rhythm and Roots Performance Company
About Us Rhythm and Roots is an avenue for Vanderbilt students to use their creative gifts. The group performs their own original dance choreography and drama pieces. It is dedicated to exploring the use of the performing arts as an expression of social complexities and as a catalyst for social change. We wish to inspire, uplift and provide hope to today's youth by bringing people together through a common bond - the arts. Fall auditions will be held Sunday, September 13: drama at 3 p.m. and dance at 4:30 p.m.
Website www.vanderbilt.edu/rhythm_roots




Swingin' Dores
About Us Swingin' Dores has been Vanderbilt University's premier all-female a cappella group for the last 20 years. This student-run organization is comprised of 10-15 women who enter by audition. We arrange and perform songs from a wide range of genres from pop and hip-hop to country and oldies. Not only do the Swingin' Dores perform at events on Vanderbilt's campus and throughout Nashville, we also recorded our newest CD this spring which will be released this fall, and we have an annual concert each fall and spring.
Website Swingin' Dores
Contact Person Ryan Fusella for general contact and Emma Applebome for any performance opportunities.
Email vandyswingindores@gmail.com




Tongue-N-Cheek
About Us Tongue-N-Cheek is Vanderbilt's first and only comedy improv troupe. We regularly perform free shows in many locations on campus throughout the school year. At the end of each semester, we produce our largest and most hilarious show: the Bis Ass Show. The performances and practices consist of short-form and long-form improv games and skits.
Website Tongue-N-Cheek
Contact Person Casey Ryan
Jennifer Greene
Email Casey Ryan
Jennifer Greene
Auditions Open auditions happen at the beginning of each school year, and we encourage all levels of experience (including no experience at all) to try out. Come out, make friends, and have a blast!




Vanderbilt Dance Program
About Us The Vanderbilt Dance Program promotes education, artistic development, cultural enrichment, and intellectual growth in the field of dance for the Vanderbilt University and Nashville communities. Through professional instruction the program also develops and fosters opportunities in the performing arts for creative exchange, social enhancement and physical well-being.
Website www.vanderbilt.edu/dance
Phone 322-6400




Vandy Taal
About Us Vandy Taal is Vanderbilt's premier South Asian A Cappella group. Formed in 2001, Vandy Taal fuses Western and Eastern music to provide a multicultural sound that all audiences can enjoy. Taal has recently started competing on a national scale, as well as performing at as many on-campus events as possible. No prior experience is required, and all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Website Vandy Taal
Contact Person Gayathri Prabhakar
Email vandytaal@gmail.com
Auditions Auditions are held twice a year at the beginning of each semester.




Vanderbilt Variations
About Us Vanderbilt Variations co-ed a cappella was founded in 1997 by James McGreger and Rebecca Gartwell. We perform one concert at the end of each semester, and we can also be found at various other gigs on and off campus throughout the year! We're a relaxed and fun group comprised of members who just love making music. We audition new members every semester, and we welcome anyone to audition regardless of prior musical experience! Feel free to find us on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube.
Website Vanderbilt Variations
Contact Person Valerie Coimbra
Email vanderbiltvariations@yahoo.com
Auditions Auditions will be held on Monday, August 29th, and Tuesday, August 30th, from 8-10 PM in Sarratt 112.




VIBE
About Us VIBE is Vanderbilt's premier (and only) hip-hop dance group. Our mission is to unite a diverse group of people through hip-hop culture, specifically dance. When we choose a team, we are looking for a variety of Vanderbilt students. Our only requirements are that you love dance and hip-hop and that you have the energy and the talent to share that love with the community. For questions, see our contact information below.
Website VIBE
Contact Person For questions concerning performances or auditions, please contact either Lisa Virdure or Dana Ferguson.
Email vibexec@gmail.com
Auditions Our dance clinic and auditions are TBA.




Victory A Cappella
About Us Victory A Cappella Choir is a non-auditioned, student-led singing group founded in August 1996. Since its establishment, Victory has been dedicated to ministering to Vanderbilt University and the surrounding communities through music that shares the hope of the Gospel. Victory is committed to creating an atmosphere of encouragement and fellowship within the choir, performing regularly, and sponsoring various non-profit organizations in the community. Anyone who wants to join is welcome. Our first open rehearsals are August 28th from 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM and August 31st from 9:15 PM to 10:30 PM in Branscomb Rec Room.
Website Victory A Capppella
Email victory-board@list.vanderbilt.edu




VIDA
About Us VIDA is Vanderbilt's first and only Latin Dance group. We are a performance group of about 15-20 students, half-male and half-female. Our goal is to bring Latin culture to Vanderbilt by performing dances such as salsa, tango, cumbia, merengue, and many more! We encourage all to try out, no matter your level of experience. If Latin dance is something you enjoy or would like to learn more about, please consider joining VIDA.
Website Facebook Page
Contact Person Miesha Devres and Kristen Webb, Co-Presidents
Email Miesha Devres and Kristen Webb
Auditions Our clinic for auditions will be Friday, September 9th, from 7-9 PM in Studio C of Memorial Gym; auditions will be Saturday, September 10th, from 6-10 PM in the Towers basement.




Vanderbilt Off-Broadway (VOB)
What we do Vanderbilt Off-Broadway (VOB) is a musical theatre group that performs one main stage full-length musical and one smaller musical production in the spring semester of every year. A completely student-run organization, VOB encourages students to become involved in every aspect of the production from cast to tech, crew to orchestra. Beginning with Guys and Dolls in 1998, VOB is now preparing to produce Reefer Madness as the 15th show since staging Crazy for You; How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; A Chorus Line; The Mystery of Edwin Drood; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; Anything Goes!; Brigadoon; Kiss Me, Kate; Fiddler on the Roof; Cabaret; Urinetown: The Musical; and its productions of Nine and I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change! last year. We welcome all - whether you're a theatre buff or trying something new, we hope to see you there!
Website Vanderbilt Off-Broadway (VOB)
Email Haley Rauch
Auditions Auditions for VOB's 2011-2012 season's production of Reefer Madness will be held on Thursday, September 1st, from 5-8 PM, Friday, September 2nd, from 7-10 PM, and Saturday, September 3rd, from 11 AM - 2 PM, in the Branscomb Rec Room, with callbacks on Sunday, September 4th from 12-4 PM in the same location.




Voce
About Us We are Voce, an all-female a cappella group on campus. We love to sing and spend time with each other, hanging out, and sharing our love of music, both classic and contemporary.
Website Voce
Contact Person April Philley
Email voce.chorus@gmail.com
Auditions Auditions are tentatively scheduled for the afternoon of Sunday, August 28th, but that is subject to change.




Voices of Praise
About Us Vanderbilt University's Voices of Praise is a collegiate, Christian ministry comprised of five different subgroups: a gospel choir, a step team, a liturgical dance team, a spoken-word ministry, and a mime ministry. For 20 years, we have been ministering on Vanderbilt's campus, throughout the greater Nashville community, and in Western Tennessee. We govern ourselves according to our ministry's mission, which states that "We preach Jesus Christ, not ourselves." For more information, see our contact information below.
Website Voices of Praise
Contact Person Demetria Kimble and Kenitra Newsom
Email voicesofpraise@vanderbilt.edu
Auditions We do not hold auditions for any of our groups; we invite all of you who desire to use the many gifts and talents God has bestowed upon you to His glory.




Vanderbilt Spoken Word
About Us Vanderbilt Spoken Word is about to begin its fifth year on campus. We are a performance poetry organization that aims to combine elements of hip-hop, emceeing, free-verse poetry, rhythm, and theatre to create incredible onstage performances. Our goal is to promote and support self-expression as well as challenge ourselves and each other to be the strongest poets, performers, and people we can be. More than this, however, we are a family. We create an environment where people feel comfortable sharing both very personal and intimate poetry in order to grow and produce the highest quality performances possible. We are one of the most diverse groups on campus and welcome anyone and everyone who has an interest in poetry whether it be performing, writing, or both. Please come out on Wednesday nights at 8 PM at the Black Cultural Center (BCC).
Website Vanderbilt Spoken Word
Contact Person President - Sara Germansky
Recruitment Chair - Amanda Brito
Auditions We don't have auditions. Meetings are Wednesday nights at 8 PM in the Black Cultural Center (BCC).




VU Symphonic Choir
About Us Vanderbilt Symphonic and Chamber Choirs are auditioned groups of students from all undergraduate schools at Vanderbilt who sing standard choral repertoire as well as more recent styles. The Symphonic Choir meets from 3:15-4:20 MWF and the Chamber Choir from 4:30-6:00 TR. All are welcome to audition!
Contact Person Jamie Kirsch, Director
Email




VU Concert Choir
About Us Vanderbilt University Concert Choir is the oldest musical organization on campus and has members from all classes, schools, and most majors on campus. More than 70 members join to sing a variety of music in three concerts each year. Over half the choir participates in the Spring Break choir tour, which will be to New Orleans and the Gulf Coast this year.
Website www.vanderbilt.edu/ConcertChoir
Contact Person Isaac Pence (President)
Email
Auditions We will have an information meeting on Thursday, August 24th. Our auditions will be on Monday, August 29th, and Thursday, September 1st, from 4-6 PM in Sarratt Cinema.




Vanderbilt University Theatre (VUT)
About Us Vanderbilt University Theatre (VUT) is both a student organization and the producing division of the Vanderbilt University Department of Theatre. VUT's season consists of three to four main-stage productions per year that are directed and designed by our professional faculty with student actors and crews, in addition to several studio productions that are entirely student-run. VUT productions are staged in Neely Auditorium next to Alumni Lawn.
Website Vanderbilt University Theatre (VUT)
Contact Person Madeline Fansler, VUT President
Email Madeline Fansler
Auditions Auditions and crew signups for The Children's Hour by Lillian Hellman are January 9th from 4 PM - 6 PM and 7 PM - 9 PM in Neely Auditorium; you need only attend one session. Callbacks will be January 11th from 4 PM - 6 PM. Auditions and crew signups for The Liar by Pierre Corneille are January 10th from 4 PM - 6 PM and 7 PM - 9 PM in Neely Auditorium; you need only attend one session. Callbacks will be January 11th from 7 PM - 9 PM.




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