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Roxey Ballet Announces Community Auditions for Cinderella


originally published: 01/04/2023

Roxey Ballet Announces Community Auditions for Cinderella

(FRENCHTOWN, NJ) -- Roxey Ballet has announced community auditions for their Spring 2023 production of Cinderella, part of the “Children’s Classic Stories” repertoire the company is known for. With an unforgettable score by Sergei Prokofiev, original choreography by Mark Roxey, stunning costumes, sets, and masterful lighting, Cinderella’s fairy tale story unfolds. After being tormented by her wicked (yet comedic) stepsisters, Cinderella is treated to a royal transformation courtesy of her Fairy Godmother, resulting in the meeting of her true love at the ball.  A magical performance to delight viewers of all ages.

Auditions will take place on Saturday, January 21, 2023, beginning at 12:00pm, and dancers ages 4 and older are eligible. Online pre-registration is required prior to January 20; walk-in registrations will not be accepted. Rehearsals will begin Saturday, January 28 at 2:30pm. For more information including how to register, age-specific audition times, and requirements for participation, please visit roxeyballet.org/auditions. The location for the audition is the Roxey Event Center, 46 N Sugan Rd, New Hope, PA 18938.

Roxey Ballet performs cutting-edge, contemporary ballet to critical acclaim throughout the United States. Incorporated in 1995 as a New Jersey non-profit organization, Roxey Ballet has a mission to deliver artistic and cultural excellence through professional dance performances, residencies, educational programs, workshops, and master classes. The company takes pride in being a multicultural, all-inclusive organization that fosters a creative environment of growth for all.

Cinderella will be performed at Villa Victoria Theater on May 5-7 with a sensory-friendly show on April 29 at the Roxey Event Center. Tickets and more information are available at roxeyballet.org/cinderella.

The Roxey Ballet is a non-profit organization incorporated in New Jersey in 1995. Its mission is to deliver artistic and cultural excellence through professional dance performances, residencies, educational programs, workshops, and master classes. It is a multicultural and all-inclusive organization, fostering a creative environment of growth for all of its artists, taking its diverse works to the next level and striving to inspire audiences and artists alike.

Roxey Ballet dancers are hand selected from all corners of the world and bring an array of skill and texture to the performances of Roxey Ballet. This company is by no means a traditional Ballet Company. Mr. Roxey's masterful direction and creative genius moves the art of ballet into new directions, while maintaining a strong connection to the classical idiom. Audiences experience Roxey Ballet as fresh, unexpected, and unique to the dance landscape.



 
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Roxey Ballet's identity as a high quality performing dance company is not the end of the Roxey Ballet story. Since 1995, Roxey Ballet has lead the charge in the world of professional dance in bringing dance to underserved populations, especially students and artists with significant disabilities. A signature endeavor is Roxey Ballet's Wheels and Bodies in Motion, an initiative that brings able-bodied dancers together with differently abled students in dance and choreography classes.

Roxey Ballet has been transforming communities through interactive programs that communicate human, civil, disability rights, women's health initiatives, bullying and the cultural condition. We explore humanistic ideas to renovate and educate the public using dance, spoken word, and music as the form of communication.

Roxey Ballet also partners with schools and community centers to provide a dance education programs to students with physical, learning, and emotional disabilities. Roxey Ballet uses dance classes to help these students, many from inner city, high- poverty communities, to learn to express themselves through movement, to channel their emotions through art, and to be proud of dance traditions from their heritages.

The Roxey Ballet is supported in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; The Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission; The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, and the Princeton Area Community Foundation, in addition to individual donors.







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