The Sleeping Beauty Auditions 2022

The first Sleeping Beauty Auditions in May 2022 were a success and 75 ballet dancers have already joined the cast to perform on December 30th 2022 on the King Center's stage! However if your child is between 3 to 10 years old and is enrolled in Ballet classes, there is still an opportunity to audition! 

 

The 2nd Audition Call for the  ballet dancers of ages 3 to 10 for the Sleeping Beauty production will be held at We Dance Academies (1600 Sarno Rd unit 106), on Saturday, August 20th 2022. We welcome all ballet dancers from all over our community at the auditions, however the commitment to the WDA ballet or Creative  classes is mandatory as the material will be taught and rehearsed during the regular classes as well. 

The offered roles being cast at this time include:

Cupids, ages 3-6

Kittens, ages 6-8

Tom Thumb and his siblings, Waltz, ages 8-10

AUDITION SCHEDULE

12:30pm registration starts for ages 3-6

1:00 to 1:30pm Auditions for Cupids, ages 3-6

1:00-1:30pm registration starts for ages 6-10

1:30-2:00pm Auditions for Kittens, ages 6-8

1:30-2:00pm registration starts for ages 9-10

2:00-2:30pm Auditions for Tom Thumb and his siblings, Waltz, ages 8-10

 

AUDITION PROCESS

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.

 

REQUIRED ATTIRE

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.

 

APPLICATION FORMS & FEES

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

 

CAST MEMBER ACCEPTANCE & ROLE ANNOUNCEMENT

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.

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

    • 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.

    • The regular rehearsal schedule for ages 3-6, Cupids will begin October 15th 2022.

    • Weekly rehearsal days/times will be posted on the WDA’s website www.WeDanceAcademies.com.

 

MANDATORY DRESS REHEARSALS

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. 

 

PERFORMANCES

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 above. We can’t wait to see you!

For all additional questions please email us at wedanceacaemies@gmail.com

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