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Chicago Ballet Company Holds Auditions for their upcoming shows Coppelia and World Premiere of Sleepover at the Museum
January 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
A&A Ballet Opens Auditions for All Roles Starting January 7, 2022 for Ages 4-24
What: A&A Ballet, under the artistic direction of Anna Reznik and Alexei Kremnev, announced auditions for roles in “Coppelia” and “Sleepover at the Museum”. Auditions will be open to children of all levels and styles of dance ages 4-6, 7-8, 9-11, and 12+ years of age between Jan 7-Feb 11, 2023.
Coppélia, a comedic ballet, was first premiered in 1870. It has since inspired dancers of all ages. Called by Mikhail Baryshnikov, as one of the most beautiful ballet scores, “Coppelia” showcases classical ballet in its best form. Entertaining and technically capturing, the ballet is a perfect fit for the entire family and is recommended for ages 4+.
Based on Karen LeFrak’s acclaimed children’s book, Sleepover at the Museum is the ballet version of the adventures at the natural history museum with Mason and his friends. The renowned composer, David Foster has composed the original music for this show.
When: Auditions will be held on the following dates:
Jan 7, 2023: 11am-12:30pm (Age 4-13) and 12:30-2pm (Age 14-24)
Jan 14, 2023 :11am-12:30pm (Age 4-13) and 12:30-2pm (Age 14-24)
Jan 21, 2023: 11am-12:30pm (Age 4-13) and 12:30-2pm (Age 14-24)
Jan 28, 2023: 11am-12:30pm (Age 4-13) and 12:30-2pm (Age 14-24)
Feb 4, 2023: 11am-12:30pm (Age 4-13) and 12:30-2pm (Age 14-24)
Feb 11, 2023: 11am-12:30pm (Age 4-13) and 12:30-2pm (Age 14-24)
Where: All auditions will be held at the A&A Ballet Center for Dance at 731 S. Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60605
Who: 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. “The Art Deco Nutcracker” is Kremnev’s 11 full-length ballet. His 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.
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About A&A Ballet
A&A Ballet is based in Chicago’s state-of-the-art 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.