2011-08-19 / Arts & Entertainment

Ballet Auditions to be held this weekend

Columbia City Ballet ...

...will hold auditions Saturday, August 20, beginning at 11:30 a.m. for Columbia City Ballet II for roles in the upcoming 2011-2012 productions. Auditions will be held at Columbia Conservatory of Dance, 1545 Main Street.

Dancers ages 10 and up are invited to audition. Ladies dress should be black leotard, pink tights, lip and cheek color with light eye shadow and hair pulled back in a slick, performance quality bun. Make-up is also encouraged.

Gentlemen should wear white leotard or plain white tee shirt with black tights and black shoes or black tights with white socks and white shoes.

For more information, please call 799-7605, 800-899-7408, or email company.manager@columbiacityballet.com.

Carolina Ballet...

...company auditions will be held Saturday, August 20 at CMFA ArtSpace, 914 Pulaski Street, for ages eight and up. There is a $10 cash audition fee. Registration opens at 1 p.m., auditions begin 2 p.m.

Girls/Ladies dress requirements include black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers/pointe shoes, slick ballet bun, light makeup. Boys/men dress requirements include white leotard or T-shirt, black bike shorts, white socks, white shoes, or black tights and black shoes.

For more information, please call 771-6303.

Auditions for Carolina Ballet’s The Nutcracker...

...will be held Sunday, August 21 at CMFA ArtSpace, 914 Pulaski Street. There is a $10 cash audition fee. Registration opens at 1 p.m. Participants are asked to please arrive 30 minutes prior to audition time.

Audition times for children ages 3-5 years is 2 p.m.; for boys ages 6 and older, 2:30 p.m.; for girls ages 6-8 years, 3 p.m.; for girls ages 9-11 years, 4 p.m.; for girls/ladies ages 12 and older, 5 p.m.

Dress requirements for girls/ladies are black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers/pointe shoes, slick ballet bun, light makeup. Boys/men must wear white leotard or T-shirt, black bike shorts, white socks, white shoes, or black tights and black shoes.

For more information, please call 771-6303.

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