Dance AuditionsAudition For Ballet Apprentice Program
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Posted On Mon May 15, 2017 10:05 AM
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Ballet Long Island
Ronkonkoma, NY, US
Deadline: Thu Jun 15, 2017
Audition Date: Sat June 17 at 1:00pm
Contact: Call 631-737-1964
About Ballet Long IslandBallet Long Island Ballet Long Island is a professional ballet company established in 1985. Our services include performances, arts in education programs, apprentice program, trainee program, choreography, master classes and workshops. Our repertoire includes The Nutcracker, Cinderella, Snow White, The Sleeping Beauty, The Fantastic Toyshop, Beauty & the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Swan Lake Act II, Multicultural Celebration, Le Corsaire pas de deux, Don Quixote pas de deux and original ballets choreographed for our company. Our mission is to make ballet available and affordable to everyone. balletlongisland.com
Ballet Apprentice Program
Prepare For A Career In Dance
:Ballet Long Island offers an apprentice program with the intent of placing the student in a professional environment. The program is designed to prepare the student for a career in dance. Teaching techniques and curriculum will be explored in classical ballet. Preparation for performing in Ballet Long Island productions of THE NUTCRACKER, SNOW WHITE, THE FANTASTIC TOYSHOP, CINDERELLA, THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and various classical variations will be stressed. Students will also be assigned classes to be an assistant teacher. Students must take a minimum of 7 classes to a maximum of 22 classes per week.
In considering placement in The Ballet Apprentice Program, Artistic Director, Debra Punzi, will be looking for the students potential for a professional career in dance, his or her physical capabilities and strengths, their consistency of attendance, self-discipline and maintenance of suitable body weight. Students who are too thin or overweight will not be accepted to the program
Many students who have completed this program now dance in professional dance companies, teach dance, perform in Broadway Shows, choreograph or own dance studios. This program will put a student on the right track for a career in dance.
Apprentices take a full course of study which can include up to 8 hour days of class, rehearsals and performance.
Ballet Long Island performs at Islip Town Hall West, Our own stage as well as colleges, schools, libraries and other locations. The apprectices perform 80 - 120 performances per year.
Select apprentices will recieve a $25 per performance stipend
Tuition - $3000. September to June ( scholarships are available)
Plus $200 production fee including 2 adult tickets to 8 performances at Ballet Long Island ( Does not include Tickets to special events, The Nutcracker, Winter Arts Festival, Princess Tea Party or any performances at other locations)
Scholarships and financial aid are available as well as a work study program
Sat June 17 at 1:00pm
Call 631-737-1964 to set an audition
Audition Fee: $25.
Wed 10:00am - 3:45pm or
Saturday 12:00noon - 1:00pm
Plus Ballet Class , Pointe Class, rehearsals and performances
The Ballet Center
1863 Pond Rd
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
email - firstname.lastname@example.org