Auditions for the 2014-2015 Season will be held May 29, 2014 at the Western Arkansas Ballet Studios.
Candidates for company positions should be at least 11 years of age and have at least three years of ballet experience. The dress code for the audition class for ladies is a black leotard, pink tights, ballet shoes, pointe shoes (for those with at least one year of pointe class), and hair pulled away from face in a nice bun; for men, black tights or shorts, a white t-shirt and ballet shoes. Please remember no jewelry, no gum, and appropriate appearance is required. Without these requirements, you may not be allowed to audition.
The 2014-2015 Western Arkansas Ballet Company’s performing season includes: the 29thAnnual production of The Nutcracker, Earquake! with the Fort Smith Symphony, Spring Dance Concert in Fort Smith, AR, the Regional Dance America Festival, a full-length ballet in the Spring and the Fall, and various other performances as required.
Each company member, after acceptance by the adjudicating committee, will be required to attend ballet classes up to 5 times a week as well as rehearsals up to 4 times a week. If you have any questions, please call our Executive Artistic Director, Melissa Schoenfeld, 479-785-0152.