Dance Prism
Presenting ballet in New England since 1982
 
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Touring and Regional Casts • No fees ever!
Open to ballet students (age 7+) through professional dancers.
Remaining dates should be posted by late summer.
Touring Cast
Concord MA, Sunday, Sept 7
Dance Prism Rehearsal Studio, 1237 Main Street, West Concord.
Level I: 10:00 am Level II: 11:00 am
Level III: 12:30 pm  Level IV: 1:30 pm


Regional Casts- Most Dates TBA
South Grafton
Patricia Brosnihan Dance Center, 130 Ferry St.  All levels: 6:00 pm
Littleton, Friday, Sept. 19 (tentative)
L’Ecole de Ballet Studio, 64 Willow Rd.  All levels: 4:00 pm
Andover
West Elementary School Auditorium, 58 Beacon St.  All levels: 4:30 pm
Worcester, Sunday, Sept. 21
Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St.  All levels: I0:00 am
Needham,
Needham Dance Theater, 33 Chestnut Place.  All levels: 2:30 pm
Wayland,
New England Ballet, 302 Boston Post Rd.  All levels: 4:00 pm
Fall River/New Bedford, TBA
Audition Levels:
o  Level I: girls & boys 7–9
o  Level II: girls & boys 9–12  (including any student under 5’ tall;
students over 5’ tall should be prepared to stay for Level III if requested)
o  Level III: intermediate students, 12 through adult, male and female
advanced dancers 12 through adult, male and female
(advanced dancers should be prepared to stay for Level IV if requested)
o  Level IV: advanced dancers, male and female, women on pointe—selected from Level III; please do not attend Level IV only.
Dancer Information
o  Dance Prism’s Nutcracker Touring Cast performs in all cities and rehearses at Dance Prism’s West Concord rehearsal studio on weekends.
Those seriously interested in the Touring Cast should attend the Concord auditions.
o  Regional casts perform in one city only and rehearse locally once weekly:
usually in Andover & Worcester/Grafton on Tuesdays, in Fall River on Thursdays or Fridays, in Littleton & Needham/Sudbury on Saturdays.
o  Auditions open to all ballet-trained dancers age 7 & over, casting unrelated to studio affiliation.
o  Audition dress:
    Females-- solid color leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair in a bun.
    Males-- black, white, or grey tights, white close fitting tee shirt or leotard.
    No warmup garments except in cases of injury.
o  No fees charged to dancers at any time.
o  Limited stipends available for dancers of professional level.
Parking for the Concord Audition
There is no on-site parking at Dance Prism’s rehearsal studio. There is, however ample parking in the area. If you are new to the space, please watch for Dance Prism’s volunteer parking attendants who will direct you to appropriate parking. Look for the yellow shirts!
Dance Prism’s studio on on the corner of Main Street and Derby Street, a residential side street. Please avoid driving on Derby Street to limit traffic congestion in the area.
FAQs for young dancers
Images from previous seasons’ auditions
For further audition information, email dance_prism@verizon.net
or call 978-371-1038 (recorded information) or 781-861-9219
2014 Auditions 
begin in September
32nd Season
A professional touring production since 1982.