Ballet 5:8 Pre-Professional, Conservatory & Studio Company Audition

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Are you ready to take your dancing to the next level? Our nationally-recognized Pre-Professional, Conservatory and Studio Company programs take dancers through some of the most formative years of their classical ballet training.

Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts classical ballet training programs in the company’s newly renovated 12,000 square foot studios provide dancers with the highest quality syllabus-based instruction from current and former professional dancers, and extensive performing opportunities: all in Ballet 5:8’s dedicated environment where students thrive. Much more than a simple after-school activity, these programs equip dancers to progress to positions in Trainee programs with Ballet 5:8 and other professional companies, to attend college level dance programs, and to pursue careers in many areas within the wider field of dance, including professional performance, teaching and choreography.  Mens and merit scholarships available.

Alumni of the Conservatory and Pre-Professional Programs have been accepted to year-round and summer programs with the Kirov Academy, Pittsburg Ballet Theater, Houston Ballet, Washington Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Boston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet Trainee Program, Alonzo King Lines Ballet, Oklahoma City Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Ellison Ballet and the School of American Ballet.

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Entrance to these programs is by audition only! The following audition is open to dancers ages 11-18 with intermediate/advanced classical ballet background. Applicants will be considered for the Pre-Professional Program, Conservatory, and Studio Company based on ability demonstrated during the audition.* 

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019
Registration: 6:00-6:30pm
Audition: 6:30-8:00pm
Classical ballet attire is required.

Dancers should be at least 11 years of age and have a solid background in intermediate or advanced classical ballet technique, including pointe if applicable.

Women should bring pointe shoes if applicable. Younger dancers are not required to have prior training on pointe.

Audition fee is $15.

*We are committed to placing dancers based on technical requirements including strength, flexibility, coordination, familiarity with classical ballet vocabulary, and overall proficiency in order to participate in a safe and beneficial manner.

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90 minutes
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Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts

11545 183rd Place
Suite 101
Orland Park, IL 60467
(708) 329-8773