The ballet "A Midsummer Night's Dream" features original choreography by guest artist Miss CiCi Houston, Ballet Mistress with St. Louis Ballet.
Auditions for male and female ballet students in Ballet technique levels 3-7 and all Pre-professional students will be held Monday, December 3 from 3:30-5:30 PM at Misty's Dance Unlimited, Onalaska, WI. Please note: dancers who have trained en pointe for at least 2 years are encouraged to audition en pointe.
Men and Women in Ballet III-IV and Pre Pro 1 will audition from 3:30-4:15 PM (Studio 7)Men and Women in Ballet V-VII, Pre Pro 2-3 and Pointe will audition from 4:15-5:30 PM (Studio 7)
Please come at least 30 minutes early to check in and so you can warm up in the hallway or a studio prior to the start of the audition block. Female dancers should wear any color leotard, pink tights, hair in a neat bun and a little make up. Male dancers should wear a white t-shirt, black athletic pants and hair styled neatly.
Alternative Auditions: Tuesday, December 4th from 4:15-5:00 PM (Auditioners will join the Pre Pro Classes for Auditions)
Audition results will be emailed to all dancers by Monday, Dec 10th.
Preliminary Rehearsal Information:
Rehearsals will start on Fridays from 5:30-7:00 PM (Rotating Soloists Only), Saturdays from 1-4 PM (Full Cast) and Saturdays 4-5 PM (Rotating Soloists Only) beginning January 11th. The January schedule will be posted by Friday, Dec 21st.
Miss CiCi will be at MDU to set her choreography January 2-6. Dancers cast in the spring ballet will need to be available each afternoon/evening this week for choreography with Miss CiCi.
Production week will be April 15-17 with a performance on Wednesday evening.
Fees:Pointe roles/Soloists: $175/month January-April (rehearsal fee)Non-pointe roles: $125/month January -April (rehearsal fee)Costume Rental: $109.00 for 1st role, $50 for 2nd role, $50 for 3rd roleChoreography Fees for Miss CiCi: $150 (one time fee due Dec 15th - Cost based on minimum 30 dancers)(All fees above are tentative based on a minimum of 30 dancers needed)