Sleeping Beauty Auditions

Classical Arts Entertainment’s “We Dance” program provides the youngest dancers an excellent opportunity to audition, rehearse, and perform with the professional international touring ballet troupe the State Ballet Theater of Ukraine.


Classical Arts Entertainment Presents: The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine in Sleeping Beauty

Performance Date: November 27, 2022
The Temple Theatre
201 N. Washington Ave.
Saginaw, MI 48602

Audition Date/Time: October 4, 2022, 4:15pm-8pm
Audition Location: Saginaw Valley State University, Health and Human Services Building 7400 Bay St, University Center, MI 48710


Roles for Auditions:
Cupids, Kittens, Tom Thumb & his siblings, Waltz, Knitters, Violins, Pages, Folk Dance.

Audition age groups: 5-9, 9-13, 13+
(ages/exact roles may be subject of discussion with the Artistic Director)

$25 Audition Fee-Audition fees will cover Classical Arts Entertainment’s traveling, marketing & administrative expenses associated with running the Auditions.

If selected for a role in the production the following additional fees will be required.

$150 Participation Fee per dancer. These fees help cover costumes and their maintenance and other related administrative costs.

$50 Host Studio Fee-This fee helps cover the costs associated with rehearsals and performance incurred by the host studio.

Rehearsal Dates:
October 9, 16, 23
November 6, 20
Rehearsal Location: SVSU
November 20 Rehearsal Location: Temple Theatre

Rehearsal Time: 1-4pm

About Classical Arts Entertainment
Classical Arts Entertainment’s unique “We Dance’’ program brings the rare opportunity of auditioning, rehearsing, and performing with a professional, international touring ballet company in the legendary Russian classical ballets to generations of American ballet students!
Classical Arts Entertainment casts student dancers ages 5-18 in ancillary roles performing side-by-side with the full Ukrainian company.
Wide variety of roles for young dancers of all ages is offered in all of the ballets:
Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty & Swan Lake: bon-bons, angels, swans, party scene, mice, fairies, Tom Thumb and his siblings, kittens, knitters, neapolitan, russian dance and more.

About The State Ballet Theater of Ukraine
The company is recognized as one of the most prestigious institutions of classical ballet in Ukraine. It can boast a hugely varied repertoire, carrying the honor and task to preserve the great Ukrainian dances’ precious heritage. A part of the company’s collection has always been the great masterpieces of classical ballet, from “Sylphide” by Bournonville, to “Giselle” by Adam, “Don Quixote” and “La Bayadère” by Minkus, „SleepingBeauty,” „The Nutcracker” and „Swan Lake” by Tchaikovsky, “Cinderella” by Prokofiev to the various twentieth-century ballets by Stravinsky, Falla, and Shchedrin. Due to the many tours worldwide, The State Ballet Theater of Ukraine has earned a first-class international reputation.


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