Moscow Ballet’s community engagement program “Dance-with-Us ” brings the historic Russian Vaganova ballet pedagogy to American children in each city on the N American Tour. Moscow Ballet Audition Director Anna Trofimova arrives in Wilmington on August 28 at 5:00 pm to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!
Anna will audition and rehearse children ages 6 to 17 years with at least 1 year of ballet training. Children’s roles are as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Snow Maidens, and more. Auditions are free, there may be a casting fee. Dress rehearsal is on stage with the Russian company and children’s costumes are provided by Moscow Ballet. Rehearsals run through the fall and take place at Moscow Ballet Host Studio Coastal Dance Academy. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions
The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker on Wednesday, November 21, 7:00 pm at UNCW Kenan Auditorium.
Coastal Dance Academy, Inc. offers training for the student that wants to come for the recreational, fun part of dance as well as for the more serious student that plans to make dance his or her career. Sara Misiti Clemmons, founder and director of CDA, has been teaching in Brunswick County for 12 years and is a certified dance educator through Dance Masters of America. Coastal Dance Academy, Inc. Dance encourages individual expression and at Coastal Dance Academy, Inc. every child learns to build self- confidence and self-esteem while learning the importance of responsibility, a healthy body, commitment, dedication, and teamwork. This will be very influential for them throughout their lives while fulfilling them with pride and accomplishment. CDA offers classes for all ages and in a variety of styles. CDA also offers a non-competitive performing dance company. Coastal Dance Academy, Inc. offers a family-like atmosphere with a high quality of professional dance training. The studio is dedicated to helping every child succeed by teaching proper and correct technique of dance while providing a safe and fun environment.