The Sleeping Beauty Auditions 2022

We are excited to announce Open Live Auditions for ballet dancers of ages 3 to Adult for the Sleeping Beauty production! The auditions will be held at We Dance Academies (1600 Sarno Rd unit 106), on Sunday, May 15th 2022.
We welcome all ballet dancers from all over our community at the auditions!


The various roles being cast include:

Sleeping Beauty: 

Cupids, Kittens, Tom Thumb and his siblings, Waltz, Knitters, Violins, Folk Dance, Pages, Maids, Mandolins, Fairies, Nereids, Sarabande, Courtiers. 



Dancers do not need to prepare audition material. Choreography will be taught to demonstrate dance technique and/or acting ability.   Younger students must be able to follow directions, and be able to participate in the entire audition process without parental help.



Girls: Leotard, ballet tights, well-fitted ballet slippers/or point shoes, hair swept up and back off face and in bun. 

Boys: white t-shirt, black tights/shorts, well-fitted ballet slippers.



A non-refundable audition fee of $20 ($35 per family)  is due at the audition along with the audition form.



Those chosen for the cast will be notified by email within 48 hours of the audition; however exact role announcement could take several rehearsals.  A mandatory Parent Meeting for those offered roles will be held immediately after your age group’s audition at the We Dance Academies, Melbourne: 1600 Sarno Rd units 106-107 Melbourne, FL 32935.


    • All roles regularly rehearse once a week on Saturday afternoons with exact times TBD.  Rehearsals will take place at We Dance Academies at 1600 Sarno Rd units 106-107 32935 Melbourne, FL.  

    • The regular rehearsal schedule will begin September 10th 2022.

    • Weekly rehearsal days/times will be posted on the WDA’s website



Mandatory dress rehearsals for the Sleeping Beaty will be held on December 27, 28, 29th 2022 at We Dance Academies.  Final mandatory dress rehearsals will be held on December 30th at the King Center for the Performing Arts.  

Artistic Director will release cast dancers for Christmas holidays on December 24, 25, 26 of 2022. 



Sleeping Beauty, Friday, December 30, 1:30PM & 7:00 PM, 2022 at the King Center for the Performing Arts, in Melbourne.

Our esteemed Artistic Director, Artem Yachmennikov, has been successfully producing such shows for Brevard audiences as Cinderella, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker since 2016. Premier of San Francisco and Dutch National Ballet, first soloist of the Bolshoi and Mariinsky, Artem and his professional staff are thrilled to offer such an experience to all highly motivated dancers of Brevard! 

The Sleeping Beauty production in collaboration with the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine and Classical Arts Entertainment is an incredible opportunity for local dancers to experience a professional collaboration that will be seen by thousands of people this holiday season.

🔺Important: please review the schedule of Auditions. No pre-registration is required online, please register at WDA Melbourne as described below. 

We can’t wait to see you!

Location of auditions: We Dance Academies, Melbourne
1600 Sarno Rd unit 106 Melbourne, FL 32935

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