BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre (BRBT) has announced dates for this year’s national ballet auditions, which provides dancers with an opportunity to study under some of the most acclaimed dance instructors in the country.
BRBT has been serving the Greater Baton Rouge area for more than half a century.
Every season, BRBT invites dance companies from around the nation to Baton Rouge to audition regional dancers for limited spots in their prestigious intensive programs.
The dance companies invited to Baton Rouge this year are Nashville Ballet, Next Generation Ballet, Patel Conservatory, Oklahoma City Ballet, and American Ballet Theatre. Auditions are being held at Dancer’s Workshop.
Next Generation Ballet and Patel Conservatory:
- Sunday, Jan. 13
- Registration: 12:30 p.m.
- Audition: 1 to 3 p.m.
American Ballet Theatre:
- Saturday, Jan. 26
- Registration: 1 hour prior to audition
- Auditions: 3 to 5 p.m. (ages 11 to 14), or 5 to 7 p.m. (ages 15 to 20)
- Sunday, Feb. 3
- Registration: 12 p.m.
- Audition: 1 to 3 p.m. (ages 11+)
Oklahoma City Ballet:
- Sunday, Feb. 17
- Registration: 2 p.m.
- Audition: 2:30 to 4 p.m. (ages 12+)
For more information about summer intensive auditions or Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre, please contact Christine Perkins at 225-766-8379 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.