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Western Arkansas Ballet Company Auditions

May 18, 2017
4:00 p.m.

Western Arkansas Ballet, a non-profit dance academy and pre-professional company, will hold open auditions for positions in their company for the 2017-2018 season. The auditions are Thursday, May 18, 2017. Audition class for ages 11-13 will be from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Class for ages 14 and up will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Western Arkansas Ballet studio, located at 4701 Grand Avenue in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The audition fee is $25. Candidates should arrive 30 minutes prior to the audition class time in order to register. Candidates for company positions should be at least 11 years of age or have completed the 6th grade and have at least three years of ballet experience. The dress code for the audition class is black leotard, pink tights, ballet shoes, pointe shoes (for those with at least one year of pointe class) and hair pulled away from face in a nice bun for women. Men are to wear black tights or shorts, white t-shirt and ballet shoes. The 2017-2018 Western Arkansas Ballet Company’s performing season includes the 32nd Annual production of The Nutcracker, a Spring Ballet, Spring Dance Concert, Dance Fusion and the Regional Dance America Festival in Richardson, TX. Each company member, after acceptance by the adjudication committee, will be required to attend ballet classes three to five times per week as well as rehearsals two to four times per week. If you have any questions, please call our Executive Artistic Director, Melissa Schoenfeld at 479-785-0152. For more information, please visit www.waballet.org.

Admission: $25

Event Location and Contact Information:
Western Arkansas Ballet
4701 Grand Avenue
Fort Smith, Arkansas


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