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Chicago Ballet Company Holds Auditions for the Critically Acclaimed Cinderella

Chicago Ballet Company Holds Auditions for the Critically Acclaimed Cinderella

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A&A BALLET Opens Auditions for All Roles for Spring Performance of Cinderella to Dancers Ages 4-24 Saturdays January 2024

When: 13th January 2024 – 27th January 2024

Saturdays January 13, 20, 27, 2024 from 11a-12p

Where: 731 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60605, USA

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What: A&A BALLET, under the artistic direction of internationally acclaimed artists and directors Anna Reznik and Alexei Kremnev, announces auditions for roles in “Cinderella”, to be performed at Athenaeum Center at 2936 N. Southport Ave. on Saturday, May 18, 2023.

“A masterpiece, a joy from start to finish”

A&A BALLET will present Alexei Kremnev’s highly acclaimed “Cinderella” Saturday, May 18, 2024 at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago. More than 100 members of Kremnev and partner Anna Reznik’s esteemed A&A Ballet company will bring the timeless fairy tale to life, as they tell the story of a young girl who discovers her prince.

Performed in Chicago in 2012 by The Joffrey Academy, Kremnev’s fascinating “Cinderella” sold out to an exhilarated crowd, with his choreography celebrated by The Huffington Post as “electric” and “echoing with audiences of all ages.” BTS Celebs describes the enchanting production as “a masterpiece, a joy from start to finish.”

Kremnev, a Bolshoi trained dancer and former Founding Artistic Director of The Joffrey Academy and The Joffrey Studio Company, defines his choreography as “joyful and accessible” and adds that it is “a contrast to the dark seriousness that pervades so much of today’s ballet.”

Auditions are open to children and young adults of all levels and styles of dance ages 4-24.

Audition Attire: Girls-black camisole leotard, pink footed tights, pink canvas ballet and pointe shoes (age/level appropriate); Boys-black footed tights, white tight fitted t-shirt, black ballet shoes. The audition will include some basic dance movements and a combinations to be performed in character. No preparation of audition material is necessary. Dancers will be notified via email within the week after the audition if they have been cast. A production fee will be required for dancers performing “Cinderella” and varies depending on role. Rehearsals begin in February and will take place primarily on Saturdays.

When: Saturdays in January: 13, 20, 27 I 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: All auditions will be held at the A&A BALLET Center for Dance at 731 S. Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60605

Who: Ballet company, A&A BALLET, was founded in 2016 by Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik. Both are distinguished dancers with experience as Artistic Directors at the Joffrey Ballet Academy and the Joffrey Studio Company. Kremnev’s work has been presented at the world-renowned Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Lincoln Center in New York, and the Opernhaus Zurich in Switzerland, among other prestigious venues across the globe. Both Kremnev and Reznik have been recognized as Influential People in the Arts in Cincinnati and have received multiple awards for their leadership.

Additional Information:
https://www.aacenterfordance.org/ 
312-545-2142

About A&A Ballet

A&A Ballet is based in Chicago’s state-of-the-art A&A BALLET Center for Dance and is devoted to training in strong, versatile dance techniques, as well as the development of personality, independence and artistry. Led by internationally acclaimed artists and former Founding Artistic Directors of the Joffrey Academy and Joffrey Studio Company, Anna Reznik and Alexei Kremnev, A&A offers a wide variety of classes, professional performance opportunities, private instruction, choreography and training for dancers ranging from age 3 to adult. To date, A&A students have secured more than 150 full scholarships and multiple company, apprentice and studio company positions with powerhouses including American Ballet Theater, Royal Danish Ballet, Boston Ballet, Norwegian National Ballet, Houston Ballet, Princess Grace Academy of Monaco, Bolshoi Ballet, Colorado Ballet, BalletMet and Sarasota Ballet. For more information visit aacenterfordance.org or call 312.545.2142.

More details: https://www.aacenterfordance.org

Application details
How to apply:

Registration Required: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfm3BiPH7mjaXcEFmsBN6xaJDKy22J47i4_S91BN8VJAKEG0w/viewform

Application close date: 24th January 2024

Participation fee: Free

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