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Dances Patrelle Announces Student Auditions for The Yorkville Nutcracker

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 2:00PM

Ballet Academy East

  • Sep 2019

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    2:00PM

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Dances Patrelle Announces Student Auditions for The Yorkville Nutcracker

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 2:00PM

New York, NY , United States of America




Dances
Patrelle

Announces
Student Auditions for

The
Yorkville Nutcracker

Dances
Patrelle announces young dancer auditions for
The
Yorkville Nutcracker
on
Saturday, September 14, 2019 and Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Ballet
Academy East, 1651 Third Avenue, NYC. Courtesy of New York City
Ballet, Abi Stafford will return as the Sugar Plum Fairy and
partnering her will be Ask La Cour.

Saturday,
September 14, 2019 beginning at 2pm for ages 13 and up.*
(Registration starts at 1pm)

Sunday,
September 15, 2019 from 12:30-1:30pm for 6-9 year olds. (Registration
starts at 11:30am)

Sunday,
September 15, 2019 from 2pm-3:30pm for 10-12 year olds. (Registration
starts at 1:15pm)

Dancers
should arrive in appropriate dance attire.

*
(Soloist Roles - Ladies should be prepared to dance en pointe).

Parents
of children ages 6 - 12 must attend a parent information briefing,
which will be held during the first half hour of each audition.

 

Production
Fee: $275. Limited scholarships are available. Download,
Complete, Print and Bring the Registration Form to
Audition, available at
https://www.dancespatrelle.org/

 

Comprehensive
rehearsal schedule will be available at audition. All
students 
must be
currently enrolled in a ballet school. Weekly rehearsals will begin
Saturday, September 21
st for
older dancers, rehearsals for younger dancers will begin in October.

 

Dances
Patrelle will present 
The
Yorkville Nutcracker
 from
December 12-15, 2019 at the Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter
College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC.

For
questions, email
nutcracker@dancespatrelle.org.

This
year marks the 24
th anniversary
of 
The
Yorkville Nutcracker, 
set
in 1895, which includes lavish sets and costumes and takes the
audience on a tour through Olde New York's most beloved landmarks,
including a holiday party at Gracie Mansion, dancing at the Crystal
Palace in the New York Botanical Garden, and skating in Central
Park. 
The
Yorkville Nutcracker 
provides
an opportunity for young dancers to dance alongside professional
artists. This year, Abi Stafford of New York City Ballet will be
the Sugar Plum Fairy and Ask la Cour of New York City Ballet will be
the Cavalier.

 

Dances
Patrelle (dP) is a dynamic professional ballet company celebratingits
26th season! dP presents two annual seasons in New York - the
timeless holiday tradition, 
The
Yorkville Nutcracker
,
and a spring repertory season featuring world premieres and classic
Patrelle favorites. Mr. Patrelle's body of work includes over 50
original ballets choreographed for Dances Patrelle, and spans an
incredibly wide range of styles, from his beloved American Songbook
collection, to such contemporary classics as 
Madame
X,Macbeth 
and Rhapsody
in Blue
.
Heralded by Lynn Garafola in 
Dance
Magazine
 as
a choreographer with "a personal vision...classical because it
is rooted in metaphor and symbolic language [and] populist because of
its legibility and broad cultural resonance," Patrelle has also
cultivated a long-time collaboration with composer Patrick Soluri,
commissioning four original scores including 2009's 
Murder
at the Masque 
for
dP's 20th Anniversary. Known for attracting the great talent of each
generation, Dances Patrelle is pleased to count ballet stars such
as Marcelo Gomes, Jenifer Ringer, Donald Williams, Lourdes
Lopez, and Cynthia Gregory among its dancers. For 25
seasons, Dances Patrelle has tapped into the human experience,
connecting intimately with the audience and continuously 
reinventing
dramatic dance
.
In 2013, the company was named the resident ballet company of the
Kaatsbaan International Dance Center.

 

"In
Francis Patrelle's ballets, the characters come alive. His
choreography is full of heart and soul." 
- Cynthia
Gregory, 
Prima
Ballerina

 

For
more information, visit
www.dancespatrelle.org.

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