Open Audition Notice: New Ballet Performance Program

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August 5, 2014 by Nicole

On Saturday, September 6, The Center for Contemporary Dance will hold auditions for the organization’s two new classical ballet performing groups.

Who may audition?
Dancers ages 12-22 with 3 or more years of dance experience and students ages 7-11 with at least 1 year of training.

Audition Details
Auditions take place The Center for Contemporary Dance (3580 Aloma Ave. #7, Winter Park, FL  32792). A $10 audition fee is required and may be paid in advance by calling (407) 695-8366 or registering online.

Payment can also be made in person on the day of the audition, however candidates who do not pay in advance must reserve a place in the audition by emailing names and ages of all dancers to

What should I wear?
Auditioning female dancers should wear pink tights, pink ballet slippers, and a sleeveless black leotard (no skirts). No jewelry is permitted and hair must be pulled up and away from the face. Female dancers with pointe experience should also bring pointe shoes.

Male dancers attending the 1:30 p.m. audition should wear black tights and a form-fitting black t-shirt with black ballet shoes. Young boys in 2:30 p.m. audition may wear black tights or bike shorts with a black t-shirt and black ballet shoes. If proper dance shoes are unavailable, socks may be worn in place of ballet slippers.

Program Details
Selected dancers will perform locally and regionally as part of the ongoing Performance Studies Program sponsored by the School. Both programs will be under the supervision of Marilyn Gaston, M.F.A. in Dance, and Director of Ballet Studies at The Center for Contemporary Dance, and Douglas Horne, Assistant Director of Ballet Studies. Both are former professional ballet dancers with extensive industry experience as teachers and choreographers. Meet the program directors.

Space is limited and preference will be given to dancers who register in advance for classes at the School.

What: Auditions for new Ballet Performance Program
When: Saturday, September 6, 2014
1:30-2:30 p.m. (ages 12-22)
2:30-3:30 p.m. (ages 7-11)
Where: 3580 Aloma Ave #7, Winter Park, FL  32792
Cost: $10
Call (407) 695-8366 or register online.


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