(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- This spring, the Atlantic City Ballet continues its goal to provide access to high quality performance experiences for area dance students. Local advanced dancers will have an opportunity to audition and to be cast as extras in their production of the World Premiere of Cinderella. Auditions are open to all area dance students who would like the opportunity to work alongside its professional company of dancers. Auditions will be held on Saturday, March 16 at the ACBT Performing Arts Academy in Egg Harbor City. All local dance students are encouraged to audition.
Over the past 36 years, Ms. Papa, the company’s Founder and Artistic Director, has cast thousands of children in the company’s various productions including the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. This new ballet allows even more opportunity for students to have the experience of being in a professional production. Performances will take place at the Circus Maximus Theater at Caesars Hotel in Atlantic City and The Richard Marasco Theater in Monroe Township.
AUDITION INFORMATIONSaturday March 16, 2019 - ACBT Performing Arts Academy
713 W Moss Mill Road Egg Harbor City, NJ
1:00pm - 5-7 year olds
1:30pm - 8 year olds & up (non-pointe)
2:30pm - 9 years old & up (en pointe)
Audition Fee: $30
All rehearsals will take place at the ACBT Performing Arts Academy (The Official School of AC Ballet) For more information please call the ballet office at 609-348-7201. Auditions will be held in the form of a class, no advance preparation is needed. Boys ages 8-12 who are interested in being in the Nutcracker as extras for the party scene should attend the auditions or call the AC Ballet office at 609-348-7201.
Schedule of Performances
5/18- Circus Maximus-AC-4:00pm
5/19-Richard Marasco Theater-4:00pm
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Founded in 1982, by International Ballerina, Phyllis Papa, the Atlantic City Ballet is comprised of professional dancers from around the world and have earned national acclaim for their technical expertise and exuberant stage presence. Although their home base is in Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, the Ballet has performed in theaters all along the east coast and across the country. Their repertoire of original works includes such classics as A Midsummer Night's Dream, Sleeping Beauty, and Swan Lake but Ms. Papa is most known for her innovative works such as Dracula, Romeo & Juliet, and her full length Carmen. Since its inception, the Atlantic City Ballet has served as one of the cultural treasures of New Jersey and continues a tradition of dance excellence for future generations of ballet audiences.